hmmm. You mention trying on a bikini, and *feeling like* you look bigger. How tall are you? What is your weight? Is it possible that you're at a healthy weight and just not "seeing" it? Sometimes we can actually be at a healthy weight, but still be unhappy with how we look, because our thighs are a bit flabby or the tummy's not as flat as we think it should be. Where do you track your Food and Fitness? I took a quick peek at your Spark page, and it doesn't seem that you're tracking here. (Consistently.)
Ruth in Cookeville, TN Central Time Zone
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What is your calorie range... and are you staying within it every day? Are you strength training?
You cannot out-exercise a bad diet, and lifting weights is better for weight loss than cardio.
Edited by: LUANN_IN_PA at: 3/24/2014 (11:17)
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During these last 18 months, I have struggled so much with many things. One thing is my weight. I feel like I exercise so much, and I have yet to see any results. I walk to work (1.5 miles) every day. I run at least 2.5 miles every other day. I am in a yoga class twice a week. I play Just Dance on the Wii, which really works up a sweat, on the days that I don't run or walk. I am eating very healthy every day. Being gluten intolerant helps with eating healthier. I don't know what else I can do. I just tried on a bikini for the first time since last summer, when the weight gain really took off, and I feel like I look even bigger than I did then. Anything encouraging that anyone can offer?
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