I read your recent journal update and saw that you eat cheese with your breakfast. Remember to eat the egg WHITES and diary should be avoided when trying to lost excess bodyfat. You can start eating a LITTLE bit of dairy after you've raised your metabolic level. At this point your body doesn't know what to do with it except store it as fat. I learned that early on in my fat loss "trek". I ate melted fat free cheese on my scrambeled egg white for months and I wasn't losing bodyfat like I should have, so I cut the cheese. (sorry, had to put that in there!) Anyway, after I elimated that, I noticed a tremendous difference.