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I've went from 257 to 203 but i've gained 7lbs over the last month....I am in a rut and everytime I keep trying to go back I mess up slightly.
I can't eat too early but I become so hungry that i have to eat my dinner at 2. blah someone help me!

Wed. Aug 2, 1:20pm

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Are you excercising? Sometimes you need to switch up your activity levels. If you are already working out then do new activiites or increase the length or intensity of your current workout. If you are not working out, add some activity. It doesn't mean you have to join a gym, but start walking or jogging.
What does your diet consist of? Try going back to old logs when you were losing weight and see what was working for you then...and try it again!
You can do it! Don't get discouraged!

Wednesday, August 02, 2006, 1:45 PM

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First, you've lost 54 pounds!!!! Congratulations! How are you doing it?

Wednesday, August 02, 2006, 3:12 PM

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why can't you eat too early?

Wednesday, August 02, 2006, 3:18 PM

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You shouldn't be hungry...

It is so difficult to feel that way and try to lose weight.

Can you:

Eat 6 mini-meals throughout the day instead of main meals and snacks?
Eat more protein?
Eat low-glycemic foods so you don't get the blood sugar highs and lows that make you hungry? I think the BFL and Curves diets, plus South Beach, have you eat this way.
Up your exercise to burn more calories?

It's okay to be in a rut, but putting on 7 pounds in a month is a whole lot and that sounds more like bingeing / overeating all the wrong things. (And if that's not true, then maybe it's time to check in with your doctor?) I'm not saying this to be harsh, but just pointing it out - and this comes from someone with probably very similar experiences to you in regards to weight loss.

You don't want to put any more weight on, so can you go back to when you were losing well and think about what was motivating you then? What has changed?

Wednesday, August 02, 2006, 3:42 PM

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What is your workouts like?
what are you eating, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner?

The answer might be adding some type of snack in the afternoon. How about some raw veggies, diped into some low soduim salsa, or some fruit and granola.

Wednesday, August 02, 2006, 4:02 PM

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