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period weight

(10 Posts)
29chapel Mon 21-Oct-13 22:53:44

How much additional weight do you carry during your period? I am sometimes horrified that i can weigh 5lbs more than usual - anyone else?

PinkFairyArmadillo Mon 21-Oct-13 22:57:32

9lbs has been the record for me so far shock

5madthings Mon 21-Oct-13 22:59:19

I can gain as much as half a stone, so 7lb, generally 4-5lb tho.

Headfuck Mon 21-Oct-13 23:18:25

I have never actuallyt weighed to see but reckon it must be hell of alot. The first day of my period I spend in the loo peeing all day long, I assume this is the fluid retention being peed out.

29chapel Tue 22-Oct-13 07:58:21

It's crazy isn't it - if you actually consider holding that 5 - 9lbs in your hands.... I don't see how it happens.

Anyway, sorry for the intrusive question - just intrigued. I was thinking i'd packed on a load of weight (whilst eating very carefully) before i realised what it was!

Pandsbear Tue 22-Oct-13 13:35:43

Mine is about 2-3lbs.

Pandsbear Tue 22-Oct-13 13:36:08

Makes my jeans and skirts all a bit s.n.u.g

29chapel Tue 22-Oct-13 15:04:34

Snug is not the word for my jeans today - they fit perfectly on Saturday!

IvanaCake Tue 22-Oct-13 15:07:25

A good 3 to 5 pounds usually. It's hugely annoying at slimming world weigh in!

NuggetofPurestGreen Tue 22-Oct-13 20:18:33

Mine is usually ahead of it, and is 2/3 pounds, drops off once it starts.

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