Chia 1.2.2, after adding a plot to a pool, number of all plots never change, even after 12 hours! A plot which was just added is not a part of the mining process… The only fix is restart. Bug!
You definitely need to update to the latest version. 1.2.2 has since had major updates fixing issues like you have mentioned and many critical fixes have been added. Why are you still running an old client ?
Since 1.2.2 there have been major fixes, fixing your issue also syncing issue, there have been plotters added to the gui. They fixed a transaction bug. There has been 9 Client updates. You should update frequently when these updates come out, there are reason for this.