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CMOMMYFLY Posts: 150
9/21/13 9:41 P

What a lovely dilemma! emoticon
Another option would be to pick a range, say 125-130, and give yourself a little fluctuation room. Assuming you're of average height, you're at a good healthy weight....not too high or too low. So as long as you're able to stay in your zone and have a good quality of life, the stopping point can be wherever you feel good!

BOBF15 Posts: 1,859
9/21/13 11:57 A

Back to exercise and doing much better on eliminating high glycemic index carbs from diet.


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9/20/13 3:13 P

That's really impressive - it doesn't sound at all like you're dieting but that you've managed to find a true eating habit/healthy change for your life. That's awesome.

The only thing that I would think is that when you're losing weight, you're in a deficit of the amount of calories you need. I think, but I could be wrong, that you might have to adjust your calories by increasing them slightly so you no longer have that deficit.

Thanks for posting your inspiring story!

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9/19/13 3:50 A

In my get healthy and lose weight endeavors, my original goal weight was 135 lbs. Not for any particular reason, but I had remembered being there once in high school and being satisfied with myself. So 25 lbs come and gone and I hit 135. I was still trying to figure out the maintenance thing, so I continued to do what I was doing and kept losing, so I made my new goal 130. Then, I hit 130. I stuck around 130/131 for a few weeks, so I figured that's just where I would stay. Again, I continued to do what I was doing, but started losing again. As of today, I am down to 126. I'm at the point where I'm not sure if I should just keep up what I'm doing and let my body plateau naturally, or choose a weight and try to stay there. By no means do I feel deprived. I actually feel pretty comfortable maintaining what I'm doing.

Any thoughts?

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