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SPARK_COACH_JEN Posts: 58,090
5/15/14 8:42 A

The closer you are to your goal weight, the slower you're going to lose. So if you only have 2 pounds to lose, it could come off very slowly. It's not surprising that you aren't seeing a change on the scale after just one week.

As long as you're eating in the calorie range your SP program suggests, you should be on the right track. I would also recommend having your body fat tested, since that's a better indicator of health vs. a number on the scale or BMI. Most gyms offer this test for a small fee.

Hope that helps,

Coach Jen

"You may have a fresh start any moment you choose, for this thing that we call "failure" is not the falling down but the staying down." Mary Pickford

"No matter how slow you go, you are still lapping everybody on the couch."
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5/15/14 8:40 A

No, don't worry about it. Just eat what you need. You'd be surprised that for most people, a week off the wagon actually doesn't change much, as long as you get back on right away!

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ECJAMIELEE SparkPoints: (8,069)
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5/15/14 2:09 A

I was wondering if anyone could help me

I have recently achieved my goal weight and am maintaining with a BMI of 19.1. However i decided that i would like to lose 2 pounds as I'm going on holiday soon and will most likely gain a few

I've been creating a deficit each week. eating 1200 calories and burning 300 but am not losing anything emoticon in fact today i gained slightly

I've only been doing this for a week but am concerned I'm doing more damage than good
Should i eat back the calories I'm burning? my maintanance is between 1400-1600


Edited by: ECJAMIELEE at: 5/15/2014 (02:12)
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