Ask the NutritionistPosted by Butterfly Beautiful on 1 year ago
Hoping one of the nutritionists can help me. I did a 30 day reboot that ended mid-August. I lost 20 lbs and gained 4 back within a few days. That has been my only weight gain which I'm very pleased about. However, it's been a month since then and I haven't lost any more weight or inches. I've been juicing 3 to 4x per day (usually Mean Green and carrot/apple/ginger) with a small veggie based supper. A few times I added some baked chicken. For years I've struggled with chronic fatigue and it seemed to get worse during the reboot and over the past month.
Last week I began adding a protein/spinach/blueberry smoothie for breakfast or an egg/spinach omelette for breakfast, (hoping for more energy) while continuing with juices until my plant-based supper. I have an intolerance to soy/gluten/legumes, so I'm eating mostly salads and plain veggies like broccoli, Brussels sprouts, artichokes, etc., and then my bits of animal protein.
I'm doing gentle exercising - walking the dog and riding a recumbent bike about 3x per week. Due to health issues (fibro and feet injuries) I can't do anything extreme.
I'm a diabetic although my sugars have been normal since the first week of my 30 day juice fast, but believe I still have insulin resistance/metabolic syndrome. I've always struggled with weight loss and have basically been the same (obese) weight for the past decade. Any diet I've done, the most I lost was 20 pounds and then...nothing. Eventually it crept back to the starting weight where I remain until the next "diet." Just always stuck at the same place. So far nothing is creeping back, but I'm getting discouraged and am starting to think this isn't the right path for me anymore. Any advice on how to get the weight loss going, again? I still need to lose another 74 pounds to get to a healthy BMI for my height and/or reduce my waist to under 35", whichever comes first.
Thanks for your time - looking forward to your reply. :)
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