I usually end up losing because for 2 days in there I feel awful and don't want to even look at food, let alone eat it...I don't really get bloated though, just cramps that make me sick (and have gotten worse with the dieting).
I dont weight myself when imin my period because I know It goes up a few pounds but I do exercise the same while im in my period because for me theres no pain, I kinda feel like whenever I exercise during my period at the end I loose more pounds than when im not in my period
I've put on as much as 6 lbs before my period. I remember weighing in at WW one time and the lady couldn't believe that I'd gain that much because of my period. I'm here to tell ya you can and I did! I went to the bathroom like I was hooked up to a garden hose! LOL! The thing to keep in mind is it's not really "weight," simply fluid. It's discouraging, but then you're thrilled once it's gone! ha Of course, prior to my period, I'd crave salty things so that didn't help matters either!
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124 1/28/10 4:38 A
Im really glad i found this thread. I was looking if putting on weight during your period was possible, so im glad to know that it is possible and not something im doing wrong. I put on two pounds for no reason, and i just assumed it was something to do with my period. I feel quite bloated too.
I need to remember just to keep doing what i'm doing food wise, and that this two pounds is just a temporary thing!
My gain during my period is not always the same (from 0 to 4 lbs). It depends on my craving for sweet and also salty foods. sometimes I manage to control the craving and sometimes not! My doctor says it is normal to gain about 2-3 lbs.
I usually don't gain any, but the day before it starts I usually have (sorry for TMI) diarrhea like crazy so I think my body gets rid of the water weight like that...it's terrible. I really don't know why it happens but I always know it's coming because of it...oh and the crying for no reason thing too....I hate periods. I did not miss them at all while I was preggo.
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362 4/15/08 11:32 P
I stop losing and start gaining beginning precisely 2 weeks before it comes for an avg total of around 1-3lbs each time, then I just stay there and do not budge until I get it... then starting on day 2 of the cycle all or nearly all the weight I gained goes away, and during that week and the following week I lose another 2-3 lbs, and then it happens all over again :P
If anyone's got a way to change this (a healthy way anyhow) I am all ears! :)
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663 4/15/08 8:56 P
I've noticed a pattern with mine. From the day it starts I will start gaining and this month it was about 5 pounds and it totally doesn't all go away for a good 2 weeks!! SSSOOOOO frustrating!! But then the next 2 weeks I lose a good bit, like 4-5 pounds a week. Even with not losing anything for those 2 weeks each month I am still averaging 8-10 pounds lost per month.
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105 4/15/08 7:27 P
I'm not sure but I'm about to start and overnight I gained 2 pounds and I've been eating in my calorie range with really healthy foods. I'm hoping its just my period... (Crossing fingers)
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4/15/08 6:57 P
I don't gain anything. I continue to lose as usual.
About a week and a half before my period I was 112. Right before it started, I was 116.. then when it ended I was back down to 112. I ate the same the whole time, so basically I gained 4 pounds when it started, but it all disappeared at the end.
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