Skip to content

    Announcements

    Exciting News for WebMD Members!

    We've been busy behind the scenes building new message boards for you. You'll have new and easier ways to find messages, connect with others, and share your stories.

    And, this will all be available on your smartphone or other mobile device!

    What Do You Need to Do?

    The message board you're used to will be closing in the coming weeks. While many of your boards will be making the move to our new home, your posts will not. Want to keep a discussion going? Save posts you want to continue (this includes your member profile story), so that you can re-post them in the new message boards.

    Keep an eye here and on your email inbox, we'll be back in touch soon to give you all the information you need!


    Yours in health,
    WebMD Message Boards Management

    Can't lose the last 10 pounds !
    avatar
    lorikorell posted:
    I have been eating a diet high in veggies , 2 fruits in a protien shake,and 4 oz lean protien with lunch and dinner. I have lost 20 pounds since Dec 23. I am stuck ! I have lost nothing in 2 months ! I need to lose 10-12 more pounds . I drink 72 ounces of water. I am not hungry because I eat unlimited veggies. I do crave chocolate and eat small bits of dark chocolate. I don't eat processed food. I avoid high salt or sugar other than fruit. I eat 2 carbs a day which is sprouted grain bread. How do I get this last weight to go !
    Reply
     
    avatar
    Tomato05 responded:
    Congratulations not only on your excellent weight loss, but also on the healthy eating style - you are a very good example to me and others.

    If you're not losing, your energy input and output must be in balance - you are taking in sufficient calories to maintain your weight without putting on or losing any weight.

    Unlimited veggies sound very healthy, but if they include things like carrots, corn, pumpkin, etc. that could contribute to those few calories you may have to cut.

    A first step could be to work out how many calories you are consuming daily, and try to reduce that by 100 or 200 for a while and see if your weight changes.

    Let us know how you are doing...


    Spotlight: Member Stories

    I'm a 43 year old divorced mom of 2. I've always been "lucky" enough not to have to diet or exercise to maintain a healthy, trim fig...More

    Helpful Tips

    Tips to reduce weight
    1. Indulge in fat releasing foods like honey, eggs, shrimp. 2. Drink a total of 64 ounces of water at regular intervals in a day. 3. Eat ... More
    Was this Helpful?
    18 of 18 found this helpful

    Related Drug Reviews

    • Drug Name User Reviews

    Report Problems With Your Medications to the FDA

    FDAYou are encouraged to report negative side effects of prescription drugs to the FDA. Visit the FDA MedWatch website or call 1-800-FDA-1088.