I've just completed my first month on Paleo. I have lost a significant amount of weight prior to starting (around 100 lbs), but I have even more to go (about 135). I've been reading post after post from people who find the weight is just "falling off of them" so I was encouraged to try.
I have been 100% faithful. No cheat days, no grains, no milk products, no soy. Grass-fed meats only. I get plenty of grass-fed beef, very occasional chicken or pork, and salmon once or twice a week as well as tuna. Organic produce whenever possible. Carb intake between 90-150g/day (I can't go lower because it aggravates my heart arrhythmia). I have weighed everything I eat to the gram and track my caloric intake to between 1300-1600 calories daily. Daily protein/carb/fat ratio is approximately 25/20/55. I weigh 285 lbs.
Although I have been doing this for a month, I must be having an extended carb flu because I still have no energy and feel punky all of the time. Maybe once every 3 or 4 days I get a moment (less than a minute) of euphoria so that is a positive change I did not have before. I have not been able to exercise yet due to mobility and fibromyalgia issues; however, I have been receiving a daily medical therapy that is cardio-equivalent to 1 hour of aerobic exercise and am hoping to be able to build up enough stamina to begin mild exercise soon. Digestive enzymes added about midway through.
So far, my 4 weekly weight losses have been: -4, +1, +1, 0.
Obviously, the weight is NOT falling off of ME. What am I doing wrong? What could I do better? I need to get this weight off and I need to get it off in a healthy manner. I'm tired of feeling like this! I know that we can't compare our results to that of others, but I guess that's only human. I need to find my health again. I know it won't happen overnight, but I was hoping for SOMETHING positive after a whole month. I need some encouragement. :(