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help please! no loss for two weeks

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KP86 Sun 13-Mar-16 20:45:32

So, I've been low-carbing for about five weeks now, had two (maybe 3?) days in that time where I went over 20g net carbs in a day. I've been tracking very carefully using MFP.

I keep to max. 1500cal/day, but usually closer to 1000 net.

My exercise isn't brilliant, but I do a fair amount of slow walking with DS in the pram which I have been counting (as 3km/hr in MFP) as well as my weekend work in a cafe. Hoping to start at a gym this week.

My problem is, after losing 6.5kg in the first three weeks, I've stayed the same the last two. What am I doing wrong?

On a typical day, I have:
Breakfast or lunch: black espresso coffee, approx 60g streaky bacon, two eggs, mushrooms and spinach
Dinner: approx 200g meat/fish and low-carb steamed or roasted vegies; meatballs in creamy sauce; Mexican chilli mince (home made seasoning) with salad; adjusted Thai chicken curry
Snacks: pork scratchings; diet jelly; 80% chocolate nibs; ganache made with choc and double cream; mousse made with cream and cocoa; cucumber and celery sticks with cream cheese; slices of cheese and ham
Drinks: diet soft drink, no sugar squash, earl grey tea without sugar, some (not enough!) water

Can anyone make suggestions?

I have in the past week started adding up to a tablespoon of fibre to my diet each day but that's carb-neutral.

Kummerspeck Sun 13-Mar-16 20:50:40

Low carb is notorious for this. If you look at the Bootcamp threads on here you will see that BIWI warns people that you often lose well for 2-3 weeks then have a stall for a couple of weeks before loss continues.

Just keep doing the right things and I'm sure you'll see a loss soon

Kummerspeck Sun 13-Mar-16 20:52:44

By the way 6.5kg in 3 weeks is brilliant!

KP86 Sun 13-Mar-16 21:00:36

Thanks for the encouragement! I started at 108kg so I was expecting big losses to begin with.

I'm not giving up just yet, I've got another 25-odd kg to go smile

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