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Water Weight Gain

Wednesday, June 12, 2019

We have all heard of it and most of us have had it water weight gain. We get on the scale the morning after a wonderful Chinese food meal and there it is a rise in the numbers on the scale. I freak out and forget about water weight gain. I cry and I mope around all day and I think of what diet I have done in the past that has taken off weight. I did a liquid fast day yesterday so the scale is way down today. I drank a lot of low calorie or no calorie drinks yesterday and flushed out the retained water. The scale went from 178 to 172. I am happy to say the least. Today I am eating healthy and no Chinese food. Nothing against the Chinese I have high respect for them but man their food can make me retain water.
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  • MAHEDAGO
    I wish I could chalk it all up to water and believe it but its just not the case....like you i mope and cry and throw a tantrum when i see an ounce of gain on the scale emoticon
    Way to go with the fasting
    178 days ago
  • JAXEMBEE
    For me, it's not the salt, it's the carbs - noodles, rice, sugar in the sauces. On my water fast days i add a pinch of Himalayan salt to every cup of water for the balanced minerals and then I get less headaches. I hate the scale any day - if it's down it's lying, if it's up I'm a failure :-/
    184 days ago
  • DIANEDOESSMILES
    So much salt in Chinese food!! I've been looking into making my own, so that ALL that sodium is NOT in it. i do my own Mexican for that reason and love making my own mixes of spices.

    Oh today!! TODAY!!!! Hmm its so rare I go so far over my calories, but it was done knowinly. I mean like no one forced me to eat it ALL. SO GLAD our weigh isn't counting for the team. I NEED to get it back together!!
    185 days ago
  • SPARKLINGME176
    WOW! Keep going on the fluids! I have same problem with Mexican food!
    185 days ago
  • PATRICIA-CR
    A liquid fast helps the body! Well done. Just what your body needed.
    185 days ago
  • TABATHA_CAIN
    That happens to me too. It is crazy how much water a body can retain.
    185 days ago
  • POLSKARENIA
    Happens to me too....
    185 days ago
  • GARDENCHRIS
    it is the salt, I have the same problem
    185 days ago
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