Don't lower the protein - it will send you into starvation mode and you will hold on to everything.
It isn't just about macros. You have taken time to put on the weight. It takes time to take it off. In particular, weight losss after the initial water weight loss often follows healing. You need to eat well to heal to get the weight loss.
What are you eating on an average day?
Four years Primal with influences from Jaminet & Shanahan and a focus on being anti-inflammatory. Using Primal to treat CVD and prevent stents from blocking free of drugs.
Eat creatures nose-to-tail (animal, fowl, fish, crustacea, molluscs), a large variety of vegetables (raw, cooked and fermented, including safe starches), dairy (cheese & yoghurt), occasional fruit, cocoa, turmeric & red wine