I decided on Sunday (4/22) that I was ready for a major change. I am no longer comfortable in my body, I hate the way I look and I find myself obsessed with comparing my body to other women whether they're on tv or out in public. I used to drink one can of soda or more every single day, since Sunday I haven't had one. I've been drinking tons of water, around 60-80 oz a day, and have limited my caloric intake to around 500-700 a day. The first couple days I dropped around 5lbs, but now those pounds seem to be coming back on. Is this a normal thing for just in the beginning? I'm doing this in a drastic way because I know that if I don't drop a lot of weight fast I will give up and go back to my regular lifestyle. I really don't want to give up, but I'm getting discouraged. Right now I'm fluctuating between 174-179, and my ideal weigh and my summer goal is 135 lbs. Someone please help and let me know that this is a normal thing so that I won't give up. I'm so ready to lose this weight.View Thread
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