Vachinyc for some reason I am not as worried about maintaining this time around. I love, love, love eating this way and do not want to add a lot of processed carbs because I know they will just make me feel lousy. Time will tell of course. My lowest adult weight was when I was 20. I was 135 when I got married. Even in high school I average 160 and in the 70's that was huge. Maybe I should go on maintenance, learn those ropes and see how I feel at 138. If I feel like I should go smaller, than I can. I just cannot see myself wearing size 2's. I might look like a lollypop head.