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So I had my surgery in the begining of July 2020. Lost some at first but since end of September I stalled until today Nov 27th. Just list 5 lbs.

What I do not understand is I have been doing the same thing Protein and Water keeping calories low but once I have a ton of carbs grazing 2 days in a row of carbs I finally lose 5 pounds.

I just do not understand why doing the opposite of what I have been doing is causing weight loss.

hw 417

sw 351

cw 328

gw 175 cross fingers :)

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It happens to me too. I need a few carbs in my life to stay regular and lose weight. It seems like I stall forever and then when I eat something "bad" I end up losing weight. It's the weirdest damn thing. My husband calls me Opposite Girl. I guess the body needs a little shaking up now and then.

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1 hour ago, summerset said:

It's not the "weirdest damn thing", it's the effect of a refeed.

Exactly. I have to keep carbs low most of the time to lose weight but a refeed will break a stall when my body has gotten too comfortable at a plateau. One of life's nicer little paradoxes. 😁

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Well hrmm on this topic. Thank you for responding. I needed to get some info and I need to read o. This refers. Also glad to know it happens.

hw 417
sw 351
cw 328
gw 175 cross fingers :)

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1 hour ago, dens425 said:

Well hrmm on this topic.

😂

Get used to it. When it comes to the topic of diet, food, calories and especially carbohydrates it can get quite controversial. Low-carb or Keto diets are very en vogue these days, just as low-fat diets were a few years ago.

Go with what you feels most comfortable to you and don't be afraid to make adjustments as time goes by and weight goes down. Your nutritional needs will change over time.

And go with what feels most comfortable to you, not to your best friend, your surgeon, your dietician, a random person online, your mother or Uncle Bob's best buddy.

Talk is cheap. That includes dietary advice.

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So I had my surgery in the begining of July 2020. Lost some at first but since end of September I stalled until today Nov 27th. Just list 5 lbs.
What I do not understand is I have been doing the same thing Protein and Water keeping calories low but once I have a ton of carbs grazing 2 days in a row of carbs I finally lose 5 pounds.
I just do not understand why doing the opposite of what I have been doing is causing weight loss.
hw 417
sw 351
cw 328
gw 175 cross fingers default_smile.png&key=c7f7f3b9d6cf127cae811ee1f47ab94bd104c6b640ca298b4b4f1076c40ef73e

In order to lose consistent weight you have to shock your system every once in a while. Our bodies get use to the same foods and same routine and that is why u hit a snag. Switch it up a bit, take something away from your diet for two weeks and then see ur results. I was a huge pop/soda drinker. For two weeks I stopped drinking the pop/soda and I lost 15 pounds. I ate what I wanted but all I did was drink Water and nothing else. I lose that 15 pounds without doing anything drastic. Hope this helps.


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