Thanks Dot and Mimi! I'm still on cloud 9! What did I do to break the plateau? Well...this past week I loged in 1000 min of exercise for 1 but what I really thought did the trick was that I varied my points. One day go 4 under, the next day go 4 over. Back and forth like that for the last 2 weeks. My WW leader calls that "Boot Camp". It mixes things up so your body doesn't know what to expect food wise. I also made sure I had soup each and every day. Oh...one more thing...I had a bowl of cereal each night for a snack. I read a study that those having a bowl of cereal at night for snack lost more weight than those who didn't. This week I'm back to my normal number of points but I plan on Boot Camping it the first week or 2 of each month to keep things moving. Thanks for asking.
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Edited by: PERSISTENCEMIMI at: 10/17/2008 (08:20)
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