SKINNYCHICKPEA, I'm afraid this is an inaccurate statement:
"But going below 2123 would stop this process, remember that! It's important to eat!"
Eating below your BMR is not going to put you in starvation mode. That's not how it works. If it did, Sparkpeople wouldn't work, because 90% of us are provided with a range that operates BELOW our basal metabolic rate. That's how you lose weight; by eating less than you burn.
Here's what starvation mode is all about: (Scroll down to Coach Dean's reply!) www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/messageboard.a