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When I stepped on the scales this morning I was willing them to say 9 stone 2 lbs. I have been 9.3 for a few weeks and wondered if this was my happy weight. It was the weight the Atkins site recommends for me and the lowest weight I got to on the Patrick Holford diet a few years back, so I thought mind-over-matter might keep me there.

Now I am wondering why the sudden drop; nothing changed with my eating and I am into week 6 of my challenge to up my exercise. Perhaps that is it; it takes much longer for any changes to kick in than we imagine. I am aware that there are arguments that say that exercise does not help much with weight loss, but for me it seems to eventually - and I do eat more the day I do a 10 mile walk than a 5k walk/jog and that is perfectly natural and I go with it.

I am thinking more about my maintenance strategy, only 6 pounds at most or getting to my Fastiversary in August, whichever comes first, and I will have to slam the brakes on. It will be Fast-5 or a modification...

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Nearly 5 years, my how time flies. My current weight is 135, and I have decided to start fasting more often to get to my goal of 128. Anything between 128-132 is good these days. I have been around...

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With two big holiday events in the past 10 days, my eating parameters have suffered a bit to say the least! For some reason I just could not get myself to fast this past week AT ALL, plus those two events...

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I feel like I've entered the doldrums of weightloss, where everything goes sooooo sloooowly.... But I've finally touched the 152's! Yay! And I went clothes shopping this past weekend (my body was looking...

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Popped back up to the 155 range this morning (10/30/2017), but feels like this is the ceiling instead of the floor this time, which is encouraging. Besides, my monthly cycles appeared today, so must allow...

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I'm currently shifting a lot of my mindset and methods this week, so I'm jumping off the weeks and switching to days. This is, after all, a whole life kind of thing, right? Besides, I don't like having...

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Good luck, @moderatemeals! I think you'll love this way of life!
Losing 1.6 pounds is hardly a plateau! You are not going to keep losing at the same rate as the beginning. You should be very happy with 1 pound a week!
Thanks for the comment, cblasz.
Maybe this WOE is so successful that everyone's lost the weight and got on with their lives! I can hope ...

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Yes, it is terribly dead here, especially lately. I think that people either just have all the information they need or have stopped this WOE. It is a shame. But stick around. It seems to go in waves....

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