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Why am I not losing weight?


Monday, March 12, 2012

I know everyone goes through this, but damnit (sorry for the language) I am so frustrated.

I workout 3-4 days a week minimum for an hour and a half at least. That's right I spend a lot of time at the gym. I do 30 minutes on the elliptical making sure to burn at least 350 calories. I then do a half hour of ab work, half hour of arms and legs. Yet, I still weight 157!

I eat less than I did before I began this journey, with a couple days of complete utter failure. But for the most part, no junk food on the weekdays and ice cream once (sometimes twice) on the weekends. I will have two beers and maybe a glass of wine on the weekend. That's it.

I eat a lot of fruit, veggies, and lean meat. So if anyone has any words of advice or can help me out, I would so appreciate it. I don't consume a lot of white sugar, at the most 3 teaspoons a day that I put into one cup of coffee, and then two cups of tea. Depending on how cold it is, I drink more tea and coffee. I don't eat a lot of white flour, unless my loaf of bread runs out and I then use my hubby's white bread.

Thanks--kt
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CLUEINGFORLOOK8 3/12/2012 12:27PM

    I'm wondering if you are eating enough to fuel your workout. If you don't eat enough your body will go into starvation mode and hold onto that fat.

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FROGGY724 3/12/2012 10:17AM

    You're probably right, I always forget to track my food which I know is part of the problem. I think that maybe I am embarrassed to share my food tracker, but that is a good idea. Thank you.

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BREWMASTERBILL 3/12/2012 10:08AM

    You're not sharing your nutrition tracker so I have no idea what to tell you, specifically. Broadly, you're eating more than you think, burning less than you think. Without tracking, I suffer from what I call "food amnesia". I tried to wing it late last year without tracking and went nowhere. Started tracking again and the weight started coming off. Go figure.

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