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Well here's the story, I've been doing good but my weight loss has stalled for the past couple of weeks. Pretty consistently staying the same. We had to go out of town for a weekend. So friday I was good until dinner then I ate some BBQ ribs, coleshow, mac and cheese and two margaritas at Applebee's. In the hotel the next morning I ate two danishes for Breakfast (basically all sugar and carbs) For lunch we ate at KFC. I had two wings and two biscuits and for dinner that night I eat the 2nd half of my ribs and the other two wings from lunch. Sunday I was afraid to step on the scale, so I didn't and I was good all day Sunday. This morning I got on the scale expecting the worse and WOW! I lost 4.5 pounds! Any Idea what the heck Happened???? Is there a phenomenon I don't know about??? Or Did I just get lucky and dodge a bullet.

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That has happened to me. I have no science to back this up but I have a theory. I think the rare indulgence shakes up your metabolism and sometimes will get things moving again when your body has settled into a stall. Obviously it's not something you can do very often or you'll gain weight but it's happened to me to many times to believe it's just coincidence. But I could be totally wrong, LOL. 😁

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23 minutes ago, Jaelzion said:

That has happened to me. I have no science to back this up but I have a theory. I think the rare indulgence shakes up your metabolism and sometimes will get things moving again when your body has settled into a stall. Obviously it's not something you can do very often or you'll gain weight but it's happened to me to many times to believe it's just coincidence. But I could be totally wrong, LOL. 😁

Yes, That was exactly my thinking. It just shocked the system into starting back up.

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That happened to me last week. I am usually very strict about my diet, but last Friday night, I got a bag of tortilla chips and ate way too many over a few hours and felt like crap afterward. I weighed the next morning, expecting to see the number be a few lbs. higher, but lo and behold, I dropped like 3 lbs. Go figure.

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2 minutes ago, billho said:

That happened to me last week. I am usually very strict about my diet, but last Friday night, I got a bag of tortilla chips and ate way too many over a few hours and felt like crap afterward. I weighed the next morning, expecting to see the number be a few lbs. higher, but lo and behold, I dropped like 3 lbs. Go figure.

Yes, exactly! Like I said I think I was on a 17 day stall. Crazy!

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Heading home to eat ribs, danish, biscuits and chips! LOL

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I think the key point is this is a one-time thing and if I make a habit of it, I'm going to be right back where I started.

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18 minutes ago, kellym1220 said:

Heading home to eat ribs, danish, biscuits and chips! LOL

No! Please don't:D I don't really want to be that guy.

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19 minutes ago, kellym1220 said:

Heading home to eat ribs, danish, biscuits and chips! LOL

Don't forget the KFC

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That happens to me all the time I would break reins during my journey and be shocked at no negative effects. I agree with above i think your body is getting trained to burning vs Storing

Now i have the opposite problem i eat all kinds of food and I cant put on a freakin pound. Trying to bump up a little Have no idea why but I think my body is just trained to hold this weight and burn vs store

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It definitely jumped started something I dropped two move pounds this morning:blink:;):blink:CRAZY!

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