3 Fat Chicks on a Diet Weight Loss Community  

Go Back   3 Fat Chicks on a Diet Weight Loss Community > Support Forum > Support Groups > 100 lb. Club

Headache...

Reply
 
Thread Tools
Old 07-14-2010, 02:12 PM   #1
Senior Member
 
SunshineTater's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jul 2010
Posts: 132

S/C/G: 278/234.4/150

Height: 5'3"

Unhappy Headache...

Day 2 and I have a horrible headache. Usually, I live on Dr. Pepper. I haven't had one in about 3 days. Do you think my headache could be caffeine related?

SunshineTater is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 07-14-2010, 02:13 PM   #2
Senior Member
 
ShylahEQ's Avatar
 
Join Date: Feb 2010
Location: Michigan
Posts: 801

S/C/G: 292/266.5/200

Height: 5'3"

Default

It could be.

I'd find me a diet soda with caffeine and see if it helps, but that's me
__________________
Roxie - Losing...

ShylahEQ is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 07-14-2010, 02:22 PM   #3
Keepin' on...
 
shannonmb's Avatar
 
Join Date: Apr 2008
Location: Columbus, OH
Posts: 981

S/C/G: 350/208/150

Height: 5'4"

Default

I think it could be as well. Like Shylah said, one sure way to find out is to get some lo-cal caffeine and see if it does the trick!
__________________
Shannon
START: May 25, 2010
FIRST GOAL... 299lbs - ACHEIVED 9/28/10
SECOND GOAL...250lbs - ACHEIVED 4/13/11
THIRD GOAL:
shannonmb is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 07-14-2010, 02:34 PM   #4
 
audrina's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jun 2010
Posts: 351

S/C/G: 278/190/147

Height: 5'7"

Default

No need to drink soda if you need caffeine, even diet, aspertame is HORRIBLE for you -- why not have a sip of some tea and see how you feel.

Last edited by audrina : 07-14-2010 at 02:35 PM.
audrina is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 07-14-2010, 02:43 PM   #5
One day at a time
 
Gekster's Avatar
 
Join Date: May 2009
Location: Northen California
Posts: 252

S/C/G: 311/Ticker/175

Height: 5'6''

Default

I would definitely second audrina! The aspertame is horrible and can be very addictive so if you try to quit diet it is twice as hard! When I finally quit soda tea was the only thing that would allow me to function throughout the day.
__________________
Crystal

Long Term Goal

Your goals, minus your doubts, equal your reality. -Ralph Marston
You don't drown by falling in the water. You drown by staying there. -Unknown
Gekster is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 07-14-2010, 02:50 PM   #6
Senior Member
 
SunshineTater's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jul 2010
Posts: 132

S/C/G: 278/234.4/150

Height: 5'3"

Default

Thanks for the replies. I'm a little leery of switching to diet soda. I'm afraid of just trading one addiction for another. I've never been a tea drinker. Right now, I'm waiting to see if Tylenol will knock it.
SunshineTater is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 07-14-2010, 02:51 PM   #7
 
audrina's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jun 2010
Posts: 351

S/C/G: 278/190/147

Height: 5'7"

Default

Don't go to diet soda, it causes you to gain weight and what not as well and the side effects of the artificial sweetener just aren't worth it. Try tea or coffee, switching was pretty easy for me, I LOVE drinking tea now.
audrina is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 07-14-2010, 03:26 PM   #8
Senior Member
 
ORSewmama's Avatar
 
Join Date: May 2010
Posts: 222

S/C/G: 287/230.4/180?

Height: 5'9"

Default

You might want to try taking an excedrin migraine pill - when i quite caffeine I had horrible headaches, and took just one of those (1/2 dose) because it does have caffeine in it and a pain reliever.
__________________
Going for the 2-teens!
ORSewmama is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 07-14-2010, 07:16 PM   #9
Maintainer since 7-3-2009
 
Lori Bell's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jun 2008
Location: A Nebraska Farm
Posts: 3,087

S/C/G: 333/160/145

Height: 5'6"

Default

It might be the SUGAR withdrawal from the soda. I'm heavy coffee drinker but if I don't get it for some reason I get jittery, but no headaches. I ALWAYS get massive ice-pick headaches when I'm coming down from a sugar high. Time will tell...it could be plain old stress, or not enough fluids in general. Hope you feel better soon.
Lori Bell is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 07-14-2010, 07:43 PM   #10
Senior Member
 
kylonaa's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jun 2010
Location: Seattle
Posts: 146

S/C/G: 278/ticker/150

Height: 5'4''

Default

When I gave up diet coke it took me three straight weeks to get over a low grade headache all the time. Of course I'm back on it now and I'm afraid to go through that again...
__________________



1st mini-goal: 10% loss (249) Achieved 10/01/2011!!!
2nd mini-goal: Driver's license weight (220)


kylonaa is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 07-14-2010, 09:13 PM   #11
Restart Date: 10/25/2009
 
lovemyboy's Avatar
 
Join Date: Mar 2007
Posts: 587

S/C/G: 215/160/115 HW: 235

Default

Yes, it sounds like caffeine and/or sugar withdrawl to me. If you stay strong it should pass in a few weeks of cold turkey and you'll feel much better. I switched from diet pop to coffee to get away from the aspartame without a major caffeine withdrawl at the same time. Now I've replaced coffee with green tea except for my morning cup. Little by little. Hope you feel better soon.
__________________
Onederland: 12/24/2009, Class I Obesity (197): 1/16/2010, Overweight BMI (169): 8/28/2010, Normal BMI (135): ??,

10% of start weight lost (193.5): 2/02/2010, 20% (172): 7/25/2010, 25% (161.25): 11/26/2010, 30% (150.5): ??, 40% (128.5): ??

One for every 5 pounds lost:
lovemyboy is offline   Reply With Quote
Reply
Posts by members, moderators and admins are not considered medical advice
and no guarantee is made against accuracy.


Thread Tools

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

vB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are Off

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Extreme headache question anyothername General chatter 20 04-23-2006 04:49 PM
Help! Ruth has a headache! ellis South Beach Diet 15 01-18-2005 03:01 PM
Headache with Atkins BARBARELLA Carb Counters 11 05-24-2004 07:55 PM


All times are GMT -4. The time now is 04:03 PM.






Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.6.7
Copyright ©2000 - 2015, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
Search Engine Optimization by vBSEO 3.3.2