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Maintaining weight
Anon_238530 posted:
I'm a 20 year old, 5'3" female and I have 5 pounds to go until I've reached my goal weight of 110 pounds. I currently have a net calorie intake of about 700 calories per day (I usually eat between 900-1000 calories and then work out until I've burned at least 350-400 calories). What I'm nervous about is how I'll maintain my weight when I get to my goal weight. I've lost 75 pounds so far and I'm really scared of becoming fat again. I'm also nervous that I won't be happy at 110 pounds and I'll only be happy if I'm thinner. I feel really guilty after eating meals containing more than 300 calories and I always feel like I have to go work out after eating. What would be the best way to maintain my weight once I get to 110 pounds?
ArikoSan responded:
avoid all sugary/diet drinks with your meals, green tea is good but good ole water is thermogenic, get some pharmaceutical quality vitamins , an hour a day of hi intensity workout do wonders
Anon_238530 replied to ArikoSan's response:
I only ever drink water, and occasionally light soy milk, so I don't have to worry about sugary drinks at all. I never ever take vitamins (and will never take them unless I have been strictly told to by my physician) as I get all of the vitamins and minerals I need from my diet of fruits, vegetables, grains, and fortified cereals and soy milk (for B-12). Actually, if you eat a balanced diet, you really don't need to buy vitamins at all. It's a waste of money. And I do work out, for at least an hour 6 days each week.

Tl;dr - I know how to lose weight. I want to know how to maintain my weight because I don't want to keep losing weight until I'm 95 pounds, which is likely since I found lately I've become obsessed with calories. I feel so guilty after eating
ploy40 replied to Anon_238530's response:
Same way as you do to lose weight, which is figuring out how many calories you need for every day life and don't eat below that.

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