A food addict's travels on the road to recovery.

Tuesday, November 30, 2010

That's What I Thought

I reported a gain of 8 lbs this week, weighing in on Sunday at 250 lbs, and reported it in my last post.  I didn't freak out about it, because I knew it was mostly due to my cycle....which is still going strong this morning.  Nothing like the feeling of an elephant tap dancing on your ovaries.  I also knew part of it was due to some serious sodium ingestion from eating every meal out for 2 days while Christmas shopping with Dwayne on Friday and Saturday.  I knew that I made decent choices in the restaurants...for example, we went to Marietta Fish Market on Friday.  Dwayne had the fried flounder sandwich and I chose grilled grouper.  After 2 good days of being on plan and drinking ALL of my water both days, I hopped back on the scale this morning.  Back down to 246...just as I thought, the sodium is releasing, and I'm back to dealing with the cycle gain as expected.  I can NOT wait til this wknd gets here so I can start feeling back to normal and not like a puffer fish.  :)

7 comments:

  1. You were right!!!! No worries here!!!
    Have a great day!

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  2. Yeah, I hear you on the water/period gains. I've fluctuated over five pounds in the course of a day or two before, and it's almost always due to water retention/hormones, etc. If you stick to your diet, I bet you'll see a significant decrease when you weigh in next week.

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  3. See, there IS something good about being ancient...no more hormonal crap. Yeah, yeah, there are plenty of down sides to losing the hormones, but at least I don't turn into a "puffer fish" (lol) each month, unless it's from my own doing/eating!

    That's great - and just getting back to the water drinking will likely make your tranisition to normalcy even faster.

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  4. Don't weigh yourself when you're on your cycle!!!! Why torture yourself, sweet Tammy?

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  5. Poor puffy you. May the bloat float away, soon.

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