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Bloated stomach today - why?

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thecatsm0ther Fri 03-Jul-15 18:50:58

I've been low carbing for about 5 - 6 weeks, been quite strict, only thing I've had is twice a day frothed milk in my coffee (I know!)

I've lost half a stone and felt great. Last couple of days however I've been a bit stressed (separating from husband) and had a few drinks - no mixers, just spirits on ice - and yesterday dd brought home chocolate from school trip, which I felt I had to eat as it was a gift from her.

Today I have a huge round football stomach! Why? is it just the chocolate?

I'll get back in the zone tomorrow but is there anything I can do now to get rid of it?

Dowser Sat 11-Jul-15 23:14:20

Is it wind. Trapped and painful. Bicarbonate of soda or colpermin helps to release it.

If its caused by fluid retention it could be if you've eaten wheat.

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