(Closed) Weight loss question

posted 8 years ago in Fitness
Post # 3
329 posts
Helper bee
  • Wedding: January 2011

you are gaining muscle

congrats on the weight loss though

Post # 4
3620 posts
Sugar bee
  • Wedding: September 2010

Hm… you may be gaining muscles, your weight is shifting in any case – I would recommend keeping track of various measurements – waist, hips, bust, biceps, thighs and calves, to get a more accurate picture of how your shape is changing.

Post # 7
37 posts
  • Wedding: August 2012

Hmmm, sometimes this happens to me. (I’ve been losing weight since May. I’m up to 50 pounds lost now!). 


I think the more I stress over it, the harder it is to move beyond. I’m a huge fan of “positive affirmations”. Whenever I go walking I repeat (in my head of course) “I AM A FAT BURNING MACHINE!” “I AM WALKING OFF THE INCHES”. 

I know it’s not a scientific method, but it can’t hurt. If you’re really concerned about it, perhaps your doctor would be able to advise you on your body’s mysterious ways. 

Post # 8
6661 posts
Bee Keeper
  • Wedding: May 2010

That’s really odd! When I lost weight, it was definitely disproportional but I never actually went UP in sizes (expect for my shoes, for some reason my feet got bigger!). So for example, I weigh less now than I did in college, but wear a size bigger in jeans. Darned butt and hip fat!! The only thing I can think of is maybe you are drastically losing in some areas while others are retaining water weight or something? That might account for the scale # to go down and your clothing size to go up.

Post # 9
111 posts
Blushing bee
  • Wedding: May 2011

That has happened to me before too! You think..ok where is all of this weight going if my clothes still fit the same :/ Unfortunately, everyone gains/loses from somewhere different. If there is a specific area you are talking about, I say find some kind of workout you can do targeting those areas for the next month and then see where you are. Good job for losing 15 already!!

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