So this weekend, I made a choice to go off plan. It was in a controlled way, and not as a binge or with a lot of extra calories. Some of what I had were actually a couple of lean cuisines I still had in the freezer! lol! I did also have some Thai food I had been craving too and got it out of my system.
It is mostly an attempt to re-boot and restart my plan. I'm not sure why I stalled for 2 weeks. I did this plan for 6 months the last time and never had a stall. But it was playing games with my head and I wasn't willing to take the chance of really going off plan completely. This felt like something I was in control of instead of the other way around.
I had no idea if this is going to work the way I hope it does, which is to re-start my low carb plan again tomorrow and see if I can get things running correctly again. And of course, I am showing a gain on the scale today, although I know it's primarily regained water weight. But if this goes the way I hope/think it should, I should show a small net loss a week from now, and then continue with my normal weight loss pattern.
If that doesn't happen, then I'll have to accept that the pattern I had with this plan the first time isn't going to be repeated and figure out how I want to deal with that, but this seemed like a reasonable test before I accept that as a fact.