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That moment during your wls journey that the weight loss starts to slow down and you hit a wall 🧱 and the dreadful stall begins then you start juggling 2-3 lbs up and down up and down ughhhh after loosing 104lbs in 7months i couldn't have hit that wall any harder i literally just want to scream its so discouraging and such hard work physically and mentally.....

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Yep, no doubt about it stalls SUCKS!

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I lost 10 pounds week one then only one pound since and I’ll be 4 weeks out this coming Tuesday. I’ve lost 29 pounds total from liquid to now. My Nutritionist told me I need to push my calories to 1200 a day to start loosing again. I’m walking 3 miles a day now so I’m super frustrated l. I was vegan preop and I was loosing way more than this and I’ve questioned if this was smart or not. My husband, surgeon and Nutritionist keep telling me to be patient I’ll loose eventually… but when? We shalll see I suppose I only had 100 to loose so now I have around 70 it is encouraging to see you’ve lost 107 

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12 hours ago, LisLuva86 said:

That moment during your wls journey that the weight loss starts to slow down and you hit a wall 🧱 and the dreadful stall begins then you start juggling 2-3 lbs up and down up and down ughhhh after loosing 104lbs in 7months i couldn't have hit that wall any harder i literally just want to scream its so discouraging and such hard work physically and mentally.....

My biggest fear is the stall im 8 weeks post Op, I have lost 42lbs and now I fear im stuck. Lord just help me get outta the two hundreds please!!

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4 hours ago, HaseenS said:

My biggest fear is the stall im 8 weeks post Op, I have lost 42lbs and now I fear im stuck. Lord just help me get outta the two hundreds please!!

most people hit several stalls along their journey - it's just part of weight loss. When you hit one, make sure you're sticking to your eating plan, and stay off your scale for a few days. They'll eventually break, and you'll be on your way again.

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I stalled every second week during my first two months post surgery. Frustrating? Yeah, but also totally normal. I was barely consuming 700 calories a day, and we're convinced that that MUST mean we lose weight. How can so few calories result in a stall and weird weight fluctuations, right?

Well, the body responds to a prolonged and severe calorie reduction and post-op stress by stalling. It's a normal response, and our poor bodies have a lot of rewiring and adjusting to do after enduring major surgical changes.

When I was finally able to eat more and up my calories to around 900 to 1200 a day ... the stalling stopped. I've now been fairly consistently losing, and feel like, after two months of modest weight loss, I've finally hit my "honeymoon period" (which everyone seemed to talk about but I was beginning to think wasn't going to happen for me).

So stalls do break. Some go on for 3 weeks or even a bit over that. Others, like me, had them with mind numbing frequency. They're normal, and while it may seem counter-intuitive, super-low calorie intake often causes them.

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Yes, frustrating! I have been at more or less the same weight for two months, wondering if this is the end of the line and I am meant to be this weight. (Which is within what my surgeon calls successful, just thought I’d be about 10 pounds less)

What is weird, is that sometimes after I have eaten badly, such as after New Year’s, I lose 2 pounds. GL!

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