So weighed my self after working out and I finally saw a shift in the scale. It was 245.
Things i'm doing different
1) eating more calories. Sparks gives me a range of 1500 ish to 1900ish, I always aimed for the 1500# but now I am aiming for the 1900 and it seems to help.
2) I stopped strength training. I know some would not suggest this, and I don't like it too much either, but I NEED to see the scale move. When I get closer to goal I will start incorporating it again.