Weigh-In Day: Stalling Bites

After worrying that my weight loss was too fast, I added in a few foods with higher carbs to try to slow down.  It worked–I am exactly, to the ounce, the same weight I was last weigh-in.  Sheesh.

I’m slightly discouraged.  I know I’m not supposed to lose every single week until I hit my goal, but to stall so early is unfortunate.  I have 51 more pounds to lose.

My next mini-goal is to lose 12 pounds in 12 weeks, and I’ve already lost 9.8.  I need to lose 2.2 pounds over the next seven weeks.  I know exactly what to do.  This week, I will continue to focus on eating properly and drinking enough water.  If I haven’t started losing again by next Sunday, I may have to cut out caffeine completely or cut out some of the foods I added back in.

Caffeine is known to cause stalls in low carb dieters, although it never affected my weight loss before.  I may have to cut it out to see if that helps.  There will be tears.  From me, and quite possibly from the people around me while I go through caffeine withdrawal.  Let’s wait and see what happens this week before I do anything rash, like quit MY ONLY VICE.

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