Discussions By Condition: I cannot get a diagnosis.

Unable to lose weight. What is wrong with me??

Posted In: I cannot get a diagnosis. 1 Replies
  • Posted By: Anonymous
  • September 22, 2010
  • 07:08 PM

I am a 30 year old woman who is 6'0" tall and weigh about 270 pounds. I used to weigh 317 but lost 100 pounds through diet and exercise about 3 years ago. Because of several factors, I gained back 50. I have been trying for about 4 months to lose weight and have had no success.

I eat a clean 2000 calories per day that is dietician approved. I work out 6 days per week consisting of 5 days of strength training that I mix up (made by trainer) and 5-6 days of 45 minute cardio sessions. I do arc trainer one day, elliptical or treadmill another, two days of cardio circuit (10 min arc, 10 min run, 10 min elliptical, and 10 min stepper with 5 on rower) and one day of kickboxing with a trainer. I try to burn at least 600 calories per session so I am not phoning it in. I drink about 1 gallon of water per day and get 8 hours of sleep.

My blood pressure is 112/68. My resting pulse is 64. My waist, though large, is still small in comparison to the rest of me at 37 1/2". I am pear shaped. I take no medications but a multi vitamin. I have been tested for thyroid, metabolism issues, celiac, etc. and nothing is wrong. The weight came off easily before and now I am having little to no weight loss at all.

My overall health is great. My skin, hair, and nails are nice. Periods are normal. The only thing kind of wrong is occasional constipation despite eating no less than 35 grams of fiber per day.

Anyone have any suggestions? I am at my wits end!!

Reply Flag this Discussion

1 Replies:

  • Maybe you are eating the wrong food.Here you have some great diet meal plan that has done GREAT for me -- http://www.lose-weight-mediterranean-diet.com/free-diet-meal-plans.html.Before running to a doctor I would definitely change my eating habits and see what happens.P.S. Never give up and success will come! Good luck
    Anonymous 42789 Replies
    • September 25, 2010
    • 01:20 PM
    • 0
    Flag this Response
Thanks! A moderator will review your post and it will be live within the next 24 hours.