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Old 06-27-2013, 10:47 AM   #1
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Fat day :(

I don't get it...
I'm down about 6 or 8 lbs. I'm not retaining water because I'm running to the bathroom at least every 2 hours, and there is no hormonal explanation.
Yet, as I sit here I am feeling HUGE.
It's one of those I wish I could wear sweatpants to work days.
But I can't figure out why???
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Old 06-27-2013, 10:58 AM   #2
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Some veggies do that to me.
Just a thought.
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Old 06-27-2013, 11:16 AM   #3
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It's your mind playing tricks on you. You look gorgeous! . Now go get 'em tiger!
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Old 06-27-2013, 11:25 AM   #4
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I know sometimes I feel huge and expect to see a gain and actually have lost. I know how you feel.
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Old 06-27-2013, 11:26 AM   #5
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I STILL have these days!!!!!!!!!!!!

On the flip side, I have days too, when I feel and look real skinny,...well skinny in *My world* that is

Echo,.."This too shall pass"

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Old 06-27-2013, 11:48 AM   #6
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I had a similar reaction to my body when I started trying to lose weight. When I was at my fattest and was in gain/maintain mode I was in total denial about how big I was and how much weight I needed to lose. But, once I started losing I actually really looked at my body and all of a sudden I felt huge and wanted to be at goal yesterday.
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Old 06-28-2013, 05:36 AM   #7
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I've decided that all of my weight is escaping through my belly button. I get thinner at the poles, but the equator doesn't budge. So, as my knees get thinner my thighs look bigger. My thinner wrists make my upper arms especially bingo-flappy. My smaller boobs (wah!) make my gut seem bigger.

But I'm getting smaller. I just can't "see" it myself.
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Old 06-28-2013, 05:46 AM   #8
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My DH calls this phantom fat syndrome, similar to phantom limb syndrome. Some days, it just seems that people still feel and see the fat although it isn't there...
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