Because I am of small stature, I choose to stay within a three pound range (i.e. 120-123 lbs.) When my weight creeps toward the upper end, I know it's time to get back on track - before I go crazy gaining weight. I had planned to have a five pound range, but I fine-tuned it to three. Works for me.
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Expect plateaus just keep following your calorie tracking and work out
I've noticed when people get to the last 10 to 15 lbs or if that is all you have to lose it is harder to lose and stops "melting off"...this is the time to keep with the program, as long as you keep tracking and staying the the calorie range and exercising as you have been after a few weeks you should conquer the plateau!! It seems to be esp hard to get below 130lb weight range for some reason...
Not weighing in until Sunday - 'cause I was out at a 75th birthday party last night & ate an unusually large amount of food. I'm usually good about it - but yesterday was an exception. So why bum myself out when I know I'll be back in my normal weight range & losing again by Sunday. Gonna eat healthy & continue working out til then & get a REAL reading :)
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