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Some background:
In about 6 months of being extremely stressed, eating poorly and not really exercising I managed to pack on 15-20 pounds.
I am a 21 year old female in college taking 21 hours so that isn't surprising

However, since january 11 I have been on a healthy diet and I eat about 1200 calories a day (very careful about it - use my-calorie-counter) and I'm eating foods such as veggies (a lot of carrots), fruits, healthy choice meals, kashi meals, etc. I have also gone to the gym 6 days a week and have yet to break this cycle or cheat.

That is 6 days a week for nearly two months (I'm on my 7th week) and every one of those days I have done between 40minutes to an hour of cardio on the elliptical machines. Starting my 5th week I would do what I just mentioned but also added 3 days a week of weight training and crunches.

Now to get to the problem:
I have lost the weight I have gained (I am 5'10" and went from 158 to 142lbs)...however I have not lost any inches from my abs at all. Literally every part of my clothes fit differently except where they button. I even managed to lose a cup size from my breast. I started to get worried so I began to think back and remembered that I have never had a flat stomach in my life and since I was 11 years old (when I actually became self conscious about it) my stomach has stuck out like I'm 4-6months pregnant regardless of how much i exercise or diet. Also, most of the swelling is in my "pooch" area however the upper swells out as well.

I am wondering if there is something wrong with either my digestive system or maybe my reproductive organs or something.

Has anyone else experienced something similar to this or maybe have a good idea what the problem might be?

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Because if you drastically lower your calorie intake your body stores fat as it believes you to be starving therefore making weight loss incredible difficult...particularly off stomach
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I'm a 44 y/o male and have dieted/exercised from 30% Fat to approx 12%. I am 5'9" and 155lbs. We (men in particular) are genetically programmed to store fat around our mid-riffs. Unless we are exceptionally lean there will always be a noticeable paunch. 12% is pretty lean and I can still grab a handful of belly fat and wobble it about, I need to get to sub 10% fat to lose the flab. Same story goes for you ladies. A lean woman is still around 20 odd % bodyfat - at 142 lbs if you're 20% you're carrying 28lbs+ of fat around. Chances are you're more than 20% if you're anything like typical. To get a flat stomach I believe women have to achieve around 15% bodyfat. So, in all likelyhood there is nothing wrong with you. Having a flat stomach is actually atypical for most people after their teens.

Get your body composition measured, I think you'll be surprised. If you still want a flat stomach then you have a new goal!

Best of luck.
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It is possible that you may have PCOS. Do you have other problems like irregular periods or acne or hair loss?
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