Monthly cycle effecting weight loss??

previous topic · next topic
carolannb198...

Joined: Jan 12
Posts: 5

      quote  
Posted: 20 Jan 2012, 03:59
Hi im unsure if this is in the right place.... im new to this so here goes..
i had a baby ten weeks ago and since 3rd jan have worked out watched what i have eaten etc. Only yesterday and today i seem to have gained 4lbs!?!?! how what the?!?! Ive roughly worked out im due my cycle but since its early days after baby it could come when it wants? does anyone know if water retention during/before the monthly cycle adds lbs? Im completely devistated that ive sweated and worked so hard only for a gain Sad
shmiller

Joined: Mar 10
Posts: 504

      quote  
Posted: 20 Jan 2012, 13:31
I always seem to have "gained" 3-4 pounds a day or two at the start of my period. I look at it like a motivator to stay on track and then it's like a magical gift a few days later when the scale seems to drop 3-4 overnight. Don't sweat it. Keep at it and you will see results.
"The grass ain't greener, the wine ain't sweeter, either side of the hill" The Grateful Dead
carolannb198...

Joined: Jan 12
Posts: 5

      quote  
Posted: 23 Jan 2012, 05:43
thanks guys well my period never showed but stepped on the scales this morning and had a loss of 4lb's so must have been water lol



Forum Search
Advanced forum search



Latest Posts

BMR with activity factor
“Technically” yes. 1400 calories is a good number for you to start with. We don’t know how much you actually burn. The number FS gives you is approximation and it tends to be on the high side. Still with ...
by Ingria on 21 Apr 18 04:49 PM
Calories
You are very welcome. I'm glad you got the answer to your question.
by teskandar on 21 Apr 18 04:02 PM
Carbs
How many carbs do you need aday
by nanapapyll82 on 21 Apr 18 09:57 AM
Cholesterol
Why do you think cholesterol *in your diet* is to high? My understanding is that your body produces 75% of the cholesterol and 25% comes diet, and that if you raise or lower your cholesterol intake, your ...
by HardDaysKnight on 21 Apr 18 06:31 AM
Can Antibiotics Kill Ketosis
Rapid results when you begin keto is because of the initial water weight loss. You're no longer using glucose so when you lose the glycogen stores, you lose the bound up water that comes with it. ...
by Diablo360x on 21 Apr 18 06:03 AM