Losing weight is never easy, but once you've set up your new habits in a way that works for you, the pounds may start to come off—which is motivating, encouraging and generally makes it all worth it. As you approach the end, things can often get more difficult. Shedding the last 10 pounds is often the hardest part of an already difficult endeavor.
There are a lot of reasons these last 10 pounds feel like the hardest pounds to lose. For starters, they just don't come off as easily. You're no longer getting after water weight and bloat—the pounds that seemed to disappear overnight when you first started.