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Body Weight Issues

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I've lost weight now. And I am experiencing this. Is this normal?

Or is this abby-normal?

You've worked so hard losing the weight and during that time you were seized with a boatload of questions. 

And now that you've arrived at 'that magic number' you have a brand new set of questions. Let's delve into what some of those might be, as well as suggest some answers to those questions.

Regaining Lost Weight Issues

Jane was on a 1,200 calorie diet and has lost down to her goal weight of 110 pounds. She is 5'0" tall. Her question is, "Every time that I up my calorie intake, I begin to regain weight. Is this normal? What am I doing wrong?"

Unfortunately, Jane is a shorty and will need to keep her calorie intake to about 1,350 - 1,600 calories per day, depending on her activity level and her metabolic rate. This will require careful meal planning in getting the most food for her full-tummy buck - but it is doable.

Saggy Tummy, Thighs, Upper Arm Issues

George exercised while dieting, then stopped when he reached his goal weight. His question is, "Lately I have noticed that my body is going 'soft' and 'saggy' (tummy, thigh & upper arm areas). Is this normal?"

A healthy lifestyle incorporates regular exercise. When an individual suddenly halts their exercise program, the muscles began to relax. In addition, if George lost a significant amount of weight he may be left with sagging skin which requires surgery to remove.

Body Weight Isn't Stable, Unexplained Weight Gain & Loss

Bill has reached his weight loss goal. For the past week he has been working in trying to stabilize his weight. One day he's up three pounds, then two days later, he's down three pounds.  His question is, "How can I stabilize my weight?"


Bill will need to SLOWLY add extra calories into his daily diet and watch his weighing scales patiently.  

What's probably happening is that Bill's body has been accustomed to a decreased amount of calories during his restricted calorie diet. Now that he's adding extra calories, his body is storing those as reserves in the old fat cells. So, slow down a bit, Bill!

Depressed Feelings Following a Restricted Diet

Jill has reached her weight loss goal.  In the beginning, she was on Cloud 9 - happy as a loon.  

And now, she's depressed.  Her question is, "Where is my 'happy'? What can I do to get it back?"

Jill's emotions are perfectly normal. What she is experiencing is a bit akin to how one might feel after the holidays - yet it goes a bit deeper than that. Jill has experienced a LIFE CHANGE.

Her feelings are similar to those of parents who have one of their children marry and leave home. Or, as a new mother might experience after the birth of her child. Jill simply needs time to allow her emotions to stabilize. However, if she continues to feel blue or severely depressed, she may have an imbalance which requires treatment from her doctor. Clinical depression is something that she should not ignore. Part 2 | Part 3

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