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Posted: 19 Nov 2012, 10:18
I have a question need answers please... Time of month is here so does a lady weigh moreÉ for 2 days there has been no loss, there hasnt been a gain either but I really worked hard this weekend and i was hopng at keast 1 lb, I can feel my body and Im starting my thing today my stomach feels bloated, ahh i hate that feeling and the waist of my pants are snugger. this is making me very discouraged. if this is water weight how many days before i loss this excess water. thank you

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Posted: 19 Nov 2012, 10:40
Overall I think every body is different. I haven't noticed very much of a change for myself, however my sister, who does WW and goes to weigh-ins has noted a definite pattern over several months. She usually weighs anywhere from 3-5 lbs more... She also has more severe PMS in general than I do.

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Posted: 19 Nov 2012, 10:52
Yes, this is very common, you are lucky it is just 1 lb. Just don't pay attention to your weight (but not your diet) for a few days. Even without these days, your weight can fluctuate, and it is more important if it goes up or down over a long period of time. If you have a lot of water retention, try to add food reach in potassium, some times it helps. Otherwise just watch your weight drop again in a weak. Many women also crave sugar or salt during this time of the month, and this is where the real danger is as you can end up eating a bag of chips or a couple of chocolate bars before you notice Smile
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Posted: 19 Nov 2012, 15:45
Your day to day weight fluctuations are not important. What matters is the long-term trend. Look on every day you stay on your program as a success. And even when you do fall off the program it is not failure, only an opportunity to figure out what made you fail and make adjustments.

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