It's generally recommended that adults don't loose more than 2 pounds/week.
Weight loss is caused by consuming fewer calories than your body uses so your calorie consumption must have dropped when you changed to vegetarianism. That can happen when people become vegetarian because some people don't know how to go about it and consume too many low calorie foods and don't get enough calories.
It's been 5.5 months since you loss that weight; what has happened to your weight since then?
My going veggie caused a great deal of weightloss over a short period of time. 75 lbs altogether in seven months. Course I was really overweight at the time. So I say a lot depends on what your body is like at the moment. You may lose a lot fast and then taper off.
However, if you are already thin, then you will have have to find a way to add more calories to your menus.
if when you went veg, you decreased your calories abrubtly and signifigantly (weather on purpous or not) you could have lost a bunch of water weight. you probably wont continue to lose that much as you get used to your new diet.
I am 16, I was a little overweight, it could have just been weight waiting to come off. I am very diet concious now since I have become a veggie. Bethanie, My weight also never fluctuates from my "real" weight now...hmmm....
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