(Closed) Weight gain after marriage…….

posted 7 years ago in Married Life
  • poll: Did you gain weight after you got married?
    I gained weight : (75 votes)
    70 %
    I lost weight : (7 votes)
    7 %
    My weight has stayed the same : (25 votes)
    23 %
  • Post # 3
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    1370 posts
    Bumble bee
    • Wedding: July 2011

    I’ve gained a little weight, I contribute it to a desk job and baking a lot of chocolate yumminess. Either way, I’m not concerned about it yet and won’t let my weight get out of control. I didn’t even realize I gained weight until a recent doctor appointment because Darling Husband and I don’t have a scale.

    Post # 4
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    1550 posts
    Bumble bee
    • Wedding: April 2011

    from the time i got married to the time i found out i was pregnant (about 6 months later) i had gained 7 pounds. that’s pretty bad….

    my goal is to lose all of my baby weight and THEN 10 pounds after the baby comes.

    Post # 5
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    1829 posts
    Buzzing bee
    • Wedding: July 2011

    I actually lost a few pounds, unintentionally, after the wedding.  DH and I lead quite an active lifestyle and get out and about a fair bit on weekends.  We also tend to eat a relatively healthy diet, although we don’t consciously watch what we eat.  Keeping fit and healthy is important to us so I don’t see either one of us letting our weight slide.

    Of course now that I’m 18 weeks pregnant, the scale has been creeping up and it freaks me out a bit, although I keep reminding myself it is for a very good reason!  I’m definitely committed to losing the baby weight once this little bub arrives!  

    Post # 6
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    2195 posts
    Buzzing bee
    • Wedding: November 2011

    I refuse to get on the scale because I’m positive I’ve gained since the wedding. I was super diligent about working out and eating really clean before the wedding…and I’m still active and eat healthy, but I feel sorta lumpy…

    Post # 7
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    2025 posts
    Buzzing bee
    • Wedding: November 1999

    I was my skinniest at my wedding (117 lbs), which was nice, but actually a little too skinny for me (@ 5’7″). My body also really didn’t want to be there, but wedding stress got to me towards the end. We went on a 10 day cruise for our honeymoon, and I quickly gained about 8 lbs. I stayed here for the first year, but after living with my husband, I started eating more since he ate more. I think I weighed in at 130 before getting off of birth control to TTC (3 years married). I like being around 125, but we’ll see after this pregnancy is over. 

    Post # 8
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    5797 posts
    Bee Keeper
    • Wedding: May 2011

    I think I put on 8-10 lbs. I didn’t own a scale until recently so I don’t know for sure. I indulged during the honeymoon and we both got pretty lazy about the gym. I recently got back on track and I’ve lost 4 lbs.

    Post # 9
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    758 posts
    Busy bee
    • Wedding: October 2011

    well I did gain weight (but I was gaining weight before the wedding because of new medication) but we have both lost 20+ each since November (a month after the wedding) thanks to a personal trainer!

    Post # 10
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    2702 posts
    Sugar bee
    • Wedding: November 2011

    since i just got married a couple of months ago it’s kind of hard to say. I gained weight on the honeymoon and this month I started WW and lost 2 lbs. So I guess you can say I lost weight. BUT if I didn’t start WW I know that I probably would have stayed or gained.

    But when I moved in with Darling Husband a couple of years ago, THAT is where I gained the weight. I was making hearty dinners and wasn’t working out

    Post # 11
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    1061 posts
    Bumble bee
    • Wedding: December 2011

    I have gained 5-7lbs, although that is partially because of Christmas and our Honeymoon bad eating.  Darling Husband has gained too.

    I am back to cooking healthy food and exercise, so hopefully it comes off (and then some!) quickly!

    Post # 12
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    2183 posts
    Buzzing bee
    • Wedding: November 2011 - Florida Aquarium

    I’m feeling self conscious about this, too. I’m not sure what the deal is. Leading up to the wedding, I’ll admit I put a little more effort into losing weight (though nothing more than 10ish pounds). Now, I feel like a chunky monkey, but I’m not sure about actual gains. Part of me thinks it’s because it’s winter, and we hibernate.

    I’ve also been baking a lot…

    Post # 13
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    219 posts
    Helper bee
    • Wedding: December 2011

    Darling Husband and i have made an intentional effort to lose weight and get fit after our wedding. we’ve actually lost weight 🙂

    Post # 14
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    13096 posts
    Honey Beekeeper
    • Wedding: July 2010

    I gained weight.

    I contribute it to both having a desk job and battling some anxiety and depression associated with said desk job.

    Post # 15
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    6661 posts
    Bee Keeper
    • Wedding: May 2010

    I stayed the same! My weight fluctuates naturally and right before the wedding I dropped a lot of water weight which I did gain back, but my weight today is the same it was the year of my wedding.

    Post # 16
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    5670 posts
    Bee Keeper
    • Wedding: August 2010

    In the month before my wedding I dropped 10 pounds just due to stress and within 6 months after our wedding I was up 20 pounds. So I gained 20 from my wedding day and 10 from my normal weight. I keep saying I am going to lose it but have been married for 1.5yrs and still haven’t done much about it. I found myself eating a lot more junk and or ordering out with Darling Husband. Also in the beginning we were having a glass of wine or two with dinner so that added up quickly.

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