Oh dear! Yes I'm sure you're not the first to have made that mistake! Glad you have finally found the root cause of your frustration!
Out of curiosity, how much higher is the calorie range for a male of the same weight, activity and goal?
Goal 1 - break 200 (46 pounds lost)**DONE**
Goal 2 - leave obesity behind (BMI 29.9, at 185#) **DONE**
Goal 3 - BMI = Normal (154# or less)
| current weight: 176.0