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Do you gain weight during your period or the week before?

I usually gain the week before and lose it all the day before I get my period. Is this typical?

Wed. Sep 6, 11:59am

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not another thread with this topic!!! please search the threads-there are soooo many responses in previoius threads covering this topic.

Wednesday, September 06, 2006, 12:03 PM

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I usually lose most of it the morning of my period, and then lose the rest of the bloat the weekend after it's started....
hope that helps! :)

Wednesday, September 06, 2006, 12:17 PM

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Please god tell me there really aren't that many women out there that haven't experienced the pre-period weight gain and know that this is NORMAL!! Where are these women from? Or maybe they are girls whose moms never told them about this.

Wednesday, September 06, 2006, 6:09 PM

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Here is the link to another thread on this subject.


Saturday, February 10, 2007, 9:13 PM

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You can LOSE double the weight during that time

When I exercise and drink lots of water during that time, I LOSE DOUBLE the amount of weight I lose the week before and during my period. I'm starting to look forward to that time of month :)

Sunday, February 11, 2007, 8:42 AM

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I agree, I feel like I burn more calories the week of my period. I know I'm extra hungry - not just the munchies, but an honest deep in the gut hunger. So if I fill up on high fiber filling foods and get in the exercise and water, I lose lots.

Sunday, February 11, 2007, 9:21 AM

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that was a bit of a rude answer

Thursday, December 04, 2008, 8:34 AM

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I'm always super hungry a couple days before my period, so if I don't give into every craving I don't notice much of a change. I think I tend to retain water for the first couple days, but no noticeable weight jump. I usually end up losing weight by the end of the thing.

Thursday, December 04, 2008, 8:04 PM

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I read somewhere that women crave ~15% more calories during their period because their bodies burn ~15% more calories at that time.

Thursday, December 04, 2008, 9:59 PM

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12:03 & 6:09

I am just shocked by how rude women can be...and you two are just that. Please let's support one another. Does it really matter that there have been previous posts about this? No!!! If the OP has this question, let her ask it without having to make herfeel bad for doing so. If you don't like the post, then why did you click into it? There are a lot of posts that I find offensive or sometimes even rediculous...I just ignore them. You have the same choice!!!

Friday, December 05, 2008, 2:18 PM

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