What is a plateau, and how do I get over it? If you’ve been on the HCG diet for a couple of weeks, then you’ve probably already lost some weight. Congratulations! After a short time, however, some people hit what is called a “plateau.” This just means that their weight loss has stalled or slowed down drastically. There can be several reasons for this.
1) You have been overeating. Maybe you thought you could get away with half an ounce extra of chicken or fish. Well, you can’t. The measurements are there for a reason: they work! Follow them. Don’t cheat.