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Old 01-20-2011, 06:37 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Default Full moon weight gain?

Does anyone else gain with the full moon? No kidding - most times my weight will go up for no reason. Yesterday was the full moon so who all was up?
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Old 01-20-2011, 08:59 PM   #2 (permalink)
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I have always blamed it on the extra Werewolf hair growth during a full moon!! LOL!

Sorry, couldn't resist that.
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Old 01-21-2011, 01:50 AM   #3 (permalink)
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LOL Looks like it's just me!
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Old 01-21-2011, 01:59 AM   #4 (permalink)
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That explains it! The other night, I couldn't stop eating - must've been the full moon.
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Old 01-21-2011, 03:38 PM   #5 (permalink)
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I am up, but it has nothing to do with the full moon. Hormones are my problem.
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Old 01-21-2011, 04:49 PM   #6 (permalink)
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I am up, but it has nothing to do with the full moon. Hormones are my problem.
Annette, me too! When I PMS it is like i can not stay away from the cupboard...and lately i get VERY emotional...was thinking about talking to the gyno about meds...

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Old 01-21-2011, 07:51 PM   #7 (permalink)
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Annette, me too! When I PMS it is like i can not stay away from the cupboard...and lately i get VERY emotional...was thinking about talking to the gyno about meds...

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Eating does not increase for me at all and I haven't gotten emotional since I quit taking birth control pills.
My problem is that I start gaining a pound a day for a week or so before my period is to start. I lose it right after.

So if you do the math, I started the weight loss thing about 24 days ago, weighing in at my hormonal peak for the month. I had a big drop right after for two weeks and then levelled off. Now I am on the upswing.
I am not in the least frustrated over that because I know that in a few days, I will lose the weight again.

What I am frustrated about is the fact that I am 51 years old, my five children are 33, 31, 27, 25 & 25, my grandchild is 14. I deserve menopause and the cessation of hormonal ups and downs.

The main reason I do not deal with emotional issues is because I have excess testosterone, which although it causes a mustache and balding, I can skip the weeping while I am punching out the paper boy for throwing the paper in the hedges.
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Old 01-25-2011, 10:34 AM   #8 (permalink)
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I wish I had that kind of metabolism, my entire family's metabolism is slower than a snails. Gaining wait is easy, losing it is hard.
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Old 01-25-2011, 11:34 AM   #9 (permalink)
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Maybe I do have this issue, but I've never paid attention to my weight vs. the fullness of the moon. I'll have to do some self studying. Although I should admit that I have much more in common with witches than werewolves.
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