Hi, Lishwa - I think the short answer is "yes, it is to be expected." The longer answer is that your body is still adjusting to the lower weight and if you are staying within your calorie limits is still "losing" but not so that the scale can detect it. Might have to do with water and muscle mass, but it does not mean there is anything wrong. Some people up their exercise to punch through a plateau and others try to decrease the calories. I have been on a plateau for about a month but am reluctant to reduce calories as I do not do well with frustration. What I am doing is managing my ATTITUDE! This is PRACTICE FOR MAINTENANCE! I got that notion from another Sparker. It is such a helpful reframe! I have been working on stopping the whole business of impatience to get to goal. I am not failing! I am succeeding slowly, closer to being as slim as I want to be/should be. It is part of the journey that is preparing me for long-term, life-long maintenance. I hope this helps!
You’ll get where you want to go as long as you are taking more steps in the right direction than the wrong one.
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