What is happening?

Discussion in 'Food and nutrition' started by Janice Kennish, Feb 6, 2004.

  1. I weighed in last week down to 250.5, weighed in today at 255. I don't know what is going on. It
    shouldn't be water weight (although I'd be very happy if it is). I haven't been eating bad and as a
    matter of fact I have been eating at home instead of out. Any thoughts?

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    Janice
    263/250.5/150 (maybe 130)
     
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  2. Connie

    Connie Guest

    Janice Kennish wrote:
    > I weighed in last week down to 250.5, weighed in today at 255. I don't know what is going on. It
    > shouldn't be water weight (although I'd be very happy if it is). I haven't been eating bad and as
    > a matter of fact I have been eating at home instead of out. Any thoughts?
    >

    Janice:

    I don't know what to say...are you using that same scale as last week? That could be a problem. Are
    you weighing in at the same time of day? Is there anything else like that that has changed? weigh
    in clothes?

    COnnie

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    Cheers,

    Connie Walsh

    241.5/205.5/155 RAFL 210.5/205.5/198.5
     
  3. Have you had anything with salt? I have experienced gains like that due to salt & it could be your
    problem also. Go over your journal & look for salt - all prepared foods can be guilty of this. If
    that is the problem, you will probably lose it next week, unless you are one of those unfortunates
    (like me) who don't. What I have found out is that when you know you are going to be eating
    something salty, drink an extra couple of glasses of water to flush it out - it does help. Hope this
    helps. Elaine K

    Janice Kennish wrote:

    >I weighed in last week down to 250.5, weighed in today at 255. I don't know what is going on. It
    >shouldn't be water weight (although I'd be very happy if it is). I haven't been eating bad and as a
    >matter of fact I have been eating at home instead of out. Any thoughts?
    >
     
  4. Nathalie W

    Nathalie W Guest

    Might be you had something salty last night, like Chinese or other Asian food ? Are you sure
    there 's nothing wrong with the scales ? (batteries?) Did you do a lot of exercise the day before
    weigh-in ?

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    134.1/102.9/minigoal 99.9 Goal 68 Kg
    134.1/102.10/minigoal 220.3/Goal 150 pounds RAFL 105.3/102.9/96 Kg
    134/1.103/212 lbs "Janice Kennish" <[email protected]> wrote in message
    news:[email protected]_s53...
    > I weighed in last week down to 250.5, weighed in today at 255. I don't
    know
    > what is going on. It shouldn't be water weight (although I'd be very
    happy
    > if it is). I haven't been eating bad and as a matter of fact I have been eating at home instead of
    > out. Any thoughts?
    >
    > --
    > Janice
    > 263/250.5/150 (maybe 130)
     
  5. Krys

    Krys Guest

    Nope. Well - apart from what the other guys said - salt, water, dodgy
    scales. I hate weeks like that - inexplicable gains are the worst. I sure
    hope yours vanishes as swifly as it appeared - in the meantime - chin up -
    it's bound to be water or something if you've been that good :)

    --
    krys

    UK 157/132/126 Started March 1st 2001 GOAL August 16th 2001 ...definitely making progress...

    "Janice Kennish" <[email protected]> wrote in message news:[email protected]_s53...
    > I weighed in last week down to 250.5, weighed in today at 255. I don't
    know
    > what is going on. It shouldn't be water weight (although I'd be very
    happy
    > if it is). I haven't been eating bad and as a matter of fact I have been eating at home instead of
    > out. Any thoughts?
    >
    > --
    > Janice
    > 263/250.5/150 (maybe 130)
     
  6. Kate Dicey

    Kate Dicey Guest

    Janice Kennish wrote:
    >
    > I weighed in last week down to 250.5, weighed in today at 255. I don't know what is going on. It
    > shouldn't be water weight (although I'd be very happy if it is). I haven't been eating bad and as
    > a matter of fact I have been eating at home instead of out. Any thoughts?
    >
    > --
    > Janice
    > 263/250.5/150 (maybe 130)

    Too much salt, not enough water, not enough exercise, time of the month, eating within points but
    too heavy on the fat/sweet stuff: perm any three of the above!

    Hang in there, drink the water, it'll soon go. And see all the posts on how much you can fluctuate
    over a 24 hr period!
    --

    Lady Catherine, Wardrobe Mistress of the Chocolate Buttons http://www.diceyhome.free-online.co.uk
    Click on Kate's Pages and explore!
     
  7. Thank you to everyone who has posted. I am going to weigh again today before I exercise and see what
    the scale says. I'm hoping it's water--I don't think I've been drinking enough, although that would
    suprise me. I did weigh on my own scale and it only showed 1/2 pound gain so I'm hoping that's more
    accurate (although I'd like that to be wrong too!!!!). Again, thank you everyone for the advice and
    information!!!!

    --
    Janice
    263/250.5/150 (maybe 130)

    "Janice Kennish" <[email protected]> wrote in message news:[email protected]_s53...
    > I weighed in last week down to 250.5, weighed in today at 255. I don't
    know
    > what is going on. It shouldn't be water weight (although I'd be very
    happy
    > if it is). I haven't been eating bad and as a matter of fact I have been eating at home instead of
    > out. Any thoughts?
    >
    > --
    > Janice
    > 263/250.5/150 (maybe 130)
     
  8. have you drank enough water? and look at the salt in what you ate, also have
    you eaten anything you are mildly allergic to? There are some foods I am
    moderately allergic to that cause temporary gain from fluid retention. Did
    you increase exercise to cause muscle water holding? Good luck this week,
    Lee
    Janice Kennish <[email protected]> wrote in message
    news:[email protected]_s53...
    > I weighed in last week down to 250.5, weighed in today at 255. I don't
    know
    > what is going on. It shouldn't be water weight (although I'd be very
    happy
    > if it is). I haven't been eating bad and as a matter of fact I have been eating at home instead of
    > out. Any thoughts?
    >
    > --
    > Janice
    > 263/250.5/150 (maybe 130)
     
  9. Kristin

    Kristin Guest

    Not sure, Janice... maybe the scale was trippin' out on you? Or maybe it's a TOM thing? At any rate,
    I'm sorry for your gain this week and hope it goes byebye as quick as it came to you.

    --

    ~Kristin O~
    272/239.4/172

    "Janice Kennish" <[email protected]> wrote in message news:[email protected]_s53...
    > I weighed in last week down to 250.5, weighed in today at 255. I don't
    know
    > what is going on. It shouldn't be water weight (although I'd be very
    happy
    > if it is). I haven't been eating bad and as a matter of fact I have been eating at home instead of
    > out. Any thoughts?
    >
    > --
    > Janice
    > 263/250.5/150 (maybe 130)
     
  10. Same scale at Curves, same time of day, same clothes!! That's why I don't understand it. My own
    scale showed a gain this week also but only 1/2 a pound--that I can live with!!!

    --
    Janice
    263/250.5/150 (maybe 130)

    "Connie" <[email protected]_primus.ca> wrote in message news:[email protected]_primus.ca...
    > Janice Kennish wrote:
    > > I weighed in last week down to 250.5, weighed in today at 255. I don't
    know
    > > what is going on. It shouldn't be water weight (although I'd be very
    happy
    > > if it is). I haven't been eating bad and as a matter of fact I have
    been
    > > eating at home instead of out. Any thoughts?
    > >
    >
    > Janice:
    >
    > I don't know what to say...are you using that same scale as last week? That could be a problem.
    > Are you weighing in at the same time of day? Is there anything else like that that has changed?
    > weigh in clothes?
    >
    > COnnie
    >
    > --
    >
    > Cheers,
    >
    > Connie Walsh
    >
    > 241.5/205.5/155 RAFL 210.5/205.5/198.5
     
  11. I don't know about the salt issue. I am starting to think that although I thought I was drinking
    enough water I may not be.

    --
    Janice
    263/250.5/150 (maybe 130)

    "Elaine Kirkham" <[email protected]> wrote in message
    news:[email protected]...
    > Have you had anything with salt? I have experienced gains like that due to salt & it could be your
    > problem also. Go over your journal & look for salt - all prepared foods can be guilty of this. If
    > that is the problem, you will probably lose it next week, unless you are one of those unfortunates
    > (like me) who don't. What I have found out is that when you know you are going to be eating
    > something salty, drink an extra couple of glasses of water to flush it out - it does help. Hope
    > this helps. Elaine K
    >
    > Janice Kennish wrote:
    >
    > >I weighed in last week down to 250.5, weighed in today at 255. I don't
    know
    > >what is going on. It shouldn't be water weight (although I'd be very
    happy
    > >if it is). I haven't been eating bad and as a matter of fact I have been eating at home instead
    > >of out. Any thoughts?
    > >
    > >
     
  12. I don't remember what I ate the night before weigh in so I don't know if it had a lot of salt--it
    could have. The scale is one that doesn't use batteries--it has weights, a doctor's scale--I weighed
    in just before exercise like I always do!!

    --
    Janice
    263/250.5/150 (maybe 130)

    "Nathalie W" <[email protected]> wrote in message news:[email protected]
    berlin.de...
    > Might be you had something salty last night, like Chinese or other Asian food ? Are you sure
    > there 's nothing wrong with the scales ? (batteries?) Did you do a lot of exercise the day before
    > weigh-in ?
    >
    > --
    > Nathalie from Belgium
    > 134.1/102.9/minigoal 99.9 Goal 68 Kg
    > 295.6/226.9/minigoal 220.3/Goal 150 pounds RAFL 105.3/102.9/96 Kg
    > 232/226.9/212 lbs "Janice Kennish" <[email protected]> wrote in message
    > news:[email protected]_s53...
    > > I weighed in last week down to 250.5, weighed in today at 255. I don't
    > know
    > > what is going on. It shouldn't be water weight (although I'd be very
    > happy
    > > if it is). I haven't been eating bad and as a matter of fact I have
    been
    > > eating at home instead of out. Any thoughts?
    > >
    > > --
    > > Janice
    > > 263/250.5/150 (maybe 130)
    > >
    > >
    >
     
  13. I'm hoping it's water!!!

    --
    Janice
    263/250.5/150 (maybe 130)

    "krys" <[email protected]> wrote in message news:[email protected]...
    > Nope. Well - apart from what the other guys said - salt, water, dodgy scales. I hate weeks like
    > that - inexplicable gains are the worst. I
    sure
    > hope yours vanishes as swifly as it appeared - in the meantime - chin up - it's bound to be water
    > or something if you've been that good :)
    >
    > --
    > krys
    >
    > UK 157/132/126 Started March 1st 2001 GOAL August 16th 2001 ...definitely making progress...
    >
    > "Janice Kennish" <[email protected]> wrote in message news:[email protected]_s53...
    > > I weighed in last week down to 250.5, weighed in today at 255. I don't
    > know
    > > what is going on. It shouldn't be water weight (although I'd be very
    > happy
    > > if it is). I haven't been eating bad and as a matter of fact I have
    been
    > > eating at home instead of out. Any thoughts?
    > >
    > > --
    > > Janice
    > > 263/250.5/150 (maybe 130)
    > >
    > >
    >
     
  14. I'm hoping it's water and will be gone when I check the scale today.

    --
    Janice
    263/250.5/150 (maybe 130)

    "Kate Dicey" <[email protected]> wrote in message news:[email protected]
    online.co.uk...
    > Janice Kennish wrote:
    > >
    > > I weighed in last week down to 250.5, weighed in today at 255. I don't
    know
    > > what is going on. It shouldn't be water weight (although I'd be very
    happy
    > > if it is). I haven't been eating bad and as a matter of fact I have
    been
    > > eating at home instead of out. Any thoughts?
    > >
    > > --
    > > Janice
    > > 263/250.5/150 (maybe 130)
    >
    > Too much salt, not enough water, not enough exercise, time of the month, eating within points but
    > too heavy on the fat/sweet stuff: perm any three of the above!
    >
    > Hang in there, drink the water, it'll soon go. And see all the posts on how much you can fluctuate
    > over a 24 hr period!
    > --

    > Lady Catherine, Wardrobe Mistress of the Chocolate Buttons http://www.diceyhome.free-online.co.uk
    > Click on Kate's Pages and explore!
     
  15. I believe it is a lot of water weight. I don't think I've been drinking enough for the amount of
    exercise I've been doing and the fact that I had to physically remove kids at work last week so that
    took some out of me!! I also started drinking a protein powder that I thought was a meal replacement
    and it turns out it is for building muscle--I don't know if that has had an effect or not. I weighed
    today officially at Curves and was down 1 pound from last week but up 2 pounds from the beginning of
    January however my measurements were all the same except for my hips which went down .5 inch and my
    body fat which went down .5 pound so I'm drinking more water today and not fretting about the gain
    at this point!!!

    Thanks for the luck!!!

    --
    Janice
    263/250.5/150 (maybe 130)

    "Miss Violette" <[email protected]> wrote in message news:[email protected]
    berlin.de...
    > have you drank enough water? and look at the salt in what you ate, also
    have
    > you eaten anything you are mildly allergic to? There are some foods I am moderately allergic to
    > that cause temporary gain from fluid retention.
    Did
    > you increase exercise to cause muscle water holding? Good luck this week, Lee Janice Kennish
    > <[email protected]> wrote in message news:[email protected]_s53...
    > > I weighed in last week down to 250.5, weighed in today at 255. I don't
    > know
    > > what is going on. It shouldn't be water weight (although I'd be very
    > happy
    > > if it is). I haven't been eating bad and as a matter of fact I have
    been
    > > eating at home instead of out. Any thoughts?
    > >
    > > --
    > > Janice
    > > 263/250.5/150 (maybe 130)
    > >
    > >
    >
     
  16. Thanks for the well wishes Kristin!! I just replied to Lee in this thread what I think might be
    causing my problem!!

    --
    Janice
    263/254/150 (maybe 130)

    "Kristin" <[email protected]> wrote in message news:[email protected]
    berlin.de...
    > Not sure, Janice... maybe the scale was trippin' out on you? Or maybe
    it's
    > a TOM thing? At any rate, I'm sorry for your gain this week and hope it goes byebye as quick as it
    > came to you.
    >
    > --
    >
    > ~Kristin O~
    > 272/239.4/172
    >
    >
    >
    > "Janice Kennish" <[email protected]> wrote in message news:[email protected]_s53...
    > > I weighed in last week down to 250.5, weighed in today at 255. I don't
    > know
    > > what is going on. It shouldn't be water weight (although I'd be very
    > happy
    > > if it is). I haven't been eating bad and as a matter of fact I have
    been
    > > eating at home instead of out. Any thoughts?
    > >
    > > --
    > > Janice
    > > 263/250.5/150 (maybe 130)
    > >
    > >
    >
     
  17. Terri Ann

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    Group: alt.support.diet.weightwatchers Date: Thu, Jan 29, 2004, 1:36am (EST+5) From:
    [email protected] (Janice=A0Kennish) I weighed in last week down to 250.5, weighed in today at
    255. I don't know what is going on. It shouldn't be water weight (although I'd be very happy if it
    is). I haven't been eating bad and as a matter of fact I have been eating at home instead of out.
    Any thoughts?
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    Janice
    263/250.5/150 (maybe 130) wow janice sounds like my mother, she had a 5 lb gain the day after weigh
    in it was because of salt (wow chips ) so she uped the water and the pounds are coming
    back off . good luck , i know how it feels but my W W Lectuer says do not let the No. on
    the scale controll your life ! i been there too and have stayed on program when it hapened
    , just one little odd thing in life . Peace Terri ann

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  18. sounds like you have it well under control, good for you, Lee
    Janice Kennish <[email protected]> wrote in message
    news:[email protected]_s02...
    > I believe it is a lot of water weight. I don't think I've been drinking enough for the amount of
    > exercise I've been doing and the fact that I had
    to
    > physically remove kids at work last week so that took some out of me!! I also started drinking a
    > protein powder that I thought was a meal
    replacement
    > and it turns out it is for building muscle--I don't know if that has had
    an
    > effect or not. I weighed today officially at Curves and was down 1 pound from last week but up 2
    > pounds from the beginning of January however my measurements were all the same except for my hips
    > which went down .5 inch and my body fat which went down .5 pound so I'm drinking more water today
    > and not fretting about the gain at this point!!!
    >
    > Thanks for the luck!!!
    >
    > --
    > Janice
    > 263/250.5/150 (maybe 130)
    >
    >
    > "Miss Violette" <[email protected]> wrote in message news:[email protected]
    > berlin.de...
    > > have you drank enough water? and look at the salt in what you ate, also
    > have
    > > you eaten anything you are mildly allergic to? There are some foods I
    am
    > > moderately allergic to that cause temporary gain from fluid retention.
    > Did
    > > you increase exercise to cause muscle water holding? Good luck this
    week,
    > > Lee Janice Kennish <[email protected]> wrote in message
    > > news:[email protected]_s53...
    > > > I weighed in last week down to 250.5, weighed in today at 255. I
    don't
    > > know
    > > > what is going on. It shouldn't be water weight (although I'd be very
    > > happy
    > > > if it is). I haven't been eating bad and as a matter of fact I have
    > been
    > > > eating at home instead of out. Any thoughts?
    > > >
    > > > --
    > > > Janice
    > > > 263/250.5/150 (maybe 130)
    > > >
    > > >
    > > >
    > >
    >
     
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