Reply
Results 1 to 2 of 2
  1. #1
    Registered User kellyhsanderson's Avatar
    Join Date: Jan 2020
    Age: 34
    Posts: 1
    Rep Power: 0
    kellyhsanderson is on a distinguished road. (+10)
    kellyhsanderson is offline

    Unhappy Stuck. Frustrated.

    I am back to working with my coach after taking almost 2 years off for the birth of my 4th.
    I have a trip coming up in 7 weeks so my goals with my coach is to lean out to where I was prior to baby and then go into another bulk as I was doing prior to baby. I was in the best shape of my life before getting pregnant with this last kiddo.
    I have been working with my coach for 2 weeks now but have been trying to drop weight on my own for a few months. Nothing is moving. I’m stuck at 140-141 (I’m 5’7”)... photos aren’t changing, measurements don’t change.
    Currently at 1500 calories (down from 1600 over the past few weeks)... 125-130p, 40-50f, and the rest carbs up to my calorie goal. Lifting heavy and increasing weights weekly... 5x a week (two upper body, 2 lower, 1 glute) and either try and hit a 8-10k step goal or on slow days, 30-45 min walking on the incline trainer at variable intensities and steepness (I can’t run).
    Nothing. I feel like I’m doing everything correctly, and it’s like my body just has decided it no longer wants to cooperate.
    Anyone have experience and stories of how you overcame a stale mate with weight? This trip coming up is important... it’s a presidents club trip my husband earned at his job. And right now, I don’t want to go. I’m so discouraged!
    Edit: baby is 14 months. I’m 34. Stopped nursing him 2 months ago.
    Reply With Quote

  2. #2
    Focus on yourself kimm4's Avatar
    Join Date: May 2008
    Location: Massachusetts, United States
    Age: 51
    Posts: 36,363
    Rep Power: 443977
    kimm4 has a reputation beyond repute. Second best rank possible! (+100000) kimm4 has a reputation beyond repute. Second best rank possible! (+100000) kimm4 has a reputation beyond repute. Second best rank possible! (+100000) kimm4 has a reputation beyond repute. Second best rank possible! (+100000) kimm4 has a reputation beyond repute. Second best rank possible! (+100000) kimm4 has a reputation beyond repute. Second best rank possible! (+100000) kimm4 has a reputation beyond repute. Second best rank possible! (+100000) kimm4 has a reputation beyond repute. Second best rank possible! (+100000) kimm4 has a reputation beyond repute. Second best rank possible! (+100000) kimm4 has a reputation beyond repute. Second best rank possible! (+100000) kimm4 has a reputation beyond repute. Second best rank possible! (+100000)
    kimm4 is offline
    If you hadn't dropped any weight in 2 months it was because you were eating at maintenance. At your stats you should be able to drop fat/lose weight eating 1600 calories a day. Get a food scale to weigh, measure and track everything going into your mouth.

    Stay in your deficit and the scale will move.

    Keep at it and enjoy your trip!
    National Level Competitor (Female BB)

    Nutrition Coach/Trainer:
    http://www.iron-kim.com
    Reply With Quote

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts