After having been at this for almost 5 years now, one thing I have learned is that you have to abandon the paycheck mentality when it comes to weight loss. What I mean by that is that we eat right and work hard all week then at the end of the week we expect a 'paycheck' when we step on the scale.
Unfortunately, no one informed the scale that it was time to pay up.
Like others have said, it can take several weeks for the conditions in your body to change.
It takes alot of patience to slowly adjust your intake and fitness levels where you will begin to see results...ALOT of patience. Unfortunately patience is something that has been lost due to weight loss reality shows.
Also, you may wish to check your nutrient ratio for proper balance. What I mean by that is you may be taking in a proper level of calories but if your calories are heavily skewed toward carbs, you may be in for difficulties. If you are not using the nutrition tracker and following the intake guidelines, I would suggest doing so, sometimes a small adjustment is all it takes to get things moving in a positive direction.
One last thing, if you only have a few pounds to lose to reach goal weight, you may be in for a difficult time. As counter intuitive as it may seem, the bigger you are, the more you can "get away with" in terms of intake.
When I was 385, my daily needs were over 3100 calories. I could almost get away with murder and still lose weight. Now that I am 116 pounds lighter, the party is over and I have to fight for every pound because I dont require as much.
What I am saying is that with you somewhere between 150-160 pounds, your intake may have to be much more precise than someone like me so it will take more time to get into the groove.
You can do it, stay focused, make small changes and I'll see you at the finish line :)
| Pounds lost: 104.0