I should be celebrating because I've lost another 5 lbs in the last week but I'm actually concerned about the rate of loss. In the last two weeks I think I lost have too much in a short space of time for a long term healthy maintainable lifestyle. When I look at the total weight loss of 20lbs in the 9 weeks I have been trying to lose weight, it works out as an average of just over 2lbs a week which doesn't sound too bad - I'd be happy with that rate. However, the reality is that up to two weeks ago the average was a steady 1.5lbs per week and in the last two weeks I have lost 9.5 lbs which is an average of 4.75lbs per week.
The number of calories I'm taking in each day is supposed to give me a loss of 1lb a week so something isn't right. If it isn't a temporary glitch, then I have either based my daily calories on an inaccurate activity level or I am assessing the number of calories in each meal incorrectly. I'll watch what happens at my next weigh in but if the extreme rate of loss continues I will have to reassess my approach.
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