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Why is nothing changing?

I'm 5'2 and 132.5lbs which is not necessarily overweight although I have a little extra on my belly. I started eating more healthy for about two weeks now (whole wheat pasta, tuna, salads, salmon, lean chicken breast, etc.) and restricting my diet to 1200 calories, some days I may have gone slightly above or slightly below. And I weighed myself this morning and have not lost a single ounce. I know I have been doing minimal exercise because i've been snowed in all week, but I feel like I should be seeing some changes by now. I started exercising today for the first night in months but am very discouraged and feel like my efforts are futile. Why is nothing changing?
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replied January 7th, 2014
Hello Curiousabouteverything,

I'll be blunt,Don't expect to see any change so soon with the amount of calories you are taking without any exercise.The food you are taking are very good but then you've turned yourself into a Potato couch for two weeks.
Get out,do some cardio,jogging and a little weight lifting and rope skipping and time less than two weeks you'll see some change.
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replied January 18th, 2014
Are you okay now..
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replied May 26th, 2019
Thank you for asking at Ehealth forum!

I read your question and I understand your concern.
You are on right track. Continue your good work.
I would suggest you brisk walk for half an hour daily. Avoid carbohydrates and energy drinks altogether.
I hope it helps. Stay in touch with your healthcare provider for further guidance as our answers are just for education and counselling purposes and cannot be an alternative to actual visit to a doctor.
Take care
Khan
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