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carrieEL

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Posted: 01 Apr 2013, 12:32
Crying or Very sad Gained 2 lbs this weekend, pretty sure it wasn't from food but prob the wine ....I am now trying to drink more water, eat a few less calories and add more protein, went for a walk ( short one) took Grandson to Axtion gym for 2 hours chasing a 2 1/2 yr old and swimming tonight..I hope the lbs come back off by tomorrow cause this makes me manic...lol.
elvenbeauty

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Posted: 01 Apr 2013, 15:34
First off, don't stress out about it. I notice that alcohol tends to make me gain weight over night. If I drink (which is rarely) I can expect a 2-3 lb gain in the morning. I drink at home, so I am not eating anything with it. Up your fluids and do your excersice it will get better.
“It’s the little details that are vital. Little things make big things happen.” ~John Wooden
carrieEL

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Posted: 01 Apr 2013, 22:27
Thanks for the words Elven, I feel very hydrated now after drinking lots of water and hoping for good results this week.
elvenbeauty

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Posted: 02 Apr 2013, 06:31
Your welcome. Hope you have good results this week too.
“It’s the little details that are vital. Little things make big things happen.” ~John Wooden
carrieEL

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Posted: 02 Apr 2013, 08:00
I had a great result this morning..3 lbs gone, so I lost the 2 I gained and lost 1 to boot..YEAH!!! very happy...1 more to my second goal of 80 lb loss...55 more to go Laughing
VMK

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Posted: 02 Apr 2013, 10:03
I feel your pain about the wine. Since I have retired I have gotten into the habit of having two glasses a night. Eight months later I noticed that I look and feel heavier and my clothes are snug. Time for a reality check... I'm going to work on only having my wine on the weekends. Wish you well.
eKatherine

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Posted: 02 Apr 2013, 10:24
Yeah, wine. I rarely drink now. I expect I will drink some after I reach my goal, but doing so now is bad for weight loss on so many levels.
carrieEL

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Posted: 02 Apr 2013, 11:57
I have a girls night out Friday so I was thinking, maybe a glass of wine and a bottle of water, glass of wine, bottle of water...and maybe just stick with 2 or 3 glasses instead of a bottle or two..If I gain then I won't bother having anymore until I reach my final goal.....Wish you well too VMK Cheers!!! ekatherine congrats on the 52 lb loss I have 79 gone since Oct 1st so I know how hard it is..cheers to you too Smile
KathyTriesAg...

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Posted: 02 Apr 2013, 12:12
That's what I do when I drink a glass of wine. One bottle of water per one glass of wine. It keeps me at just 2.
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VMK

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Posted: 02 Apr 2013, 14:42
Sounds like good advice! If I feel my willpower giving out, I'll give it a try; certainly will give me something to look forward to,

Thanks for the cheers.



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