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Old 01-26-2003, 10:25 AM   #1
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Default how much water do you retain?

Before I realized I was starting the dreaded TOM, I hopped on the scale and saw I gained six pounds!!! Is it possible to retain that much water?

We ate dinner at a friends's house, and I had something very salty (french onion soup), so that may account for some of it.

Even my face looks fatter...sigh...

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Old 01-26-2003, 11:11 AM   #2
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Yes it is possible to reatin that much water. My high is usually between 3-5 lbs.

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Old 01-26-2003, 11:13 AM   #3
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One positive thing, at least its water not fat
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Old 01-26-2003, 01:33 PM   #4
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I usually gain 2-3 lbs
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Old 01-26-2003, 02:13 PM   #5
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i hope to find out that's what happened to me last week! i'll let ya know if i'm down on wed. =)

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Old 01-26-2003, 04:09 PM   #6
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Yup ... 5+ here... it depends on how much I succumb to my PMS salt-cravings!
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Old 01-26-2003, 07:56 PM   #7
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Same here, 5+lbs. It is horrible, but just wait till you loose it all at once and a couple extra on top. That is always nice, lol.


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Old 01-26-2003, 10:40 PM   #8
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I'll be there this week...5 lbs...gosh, I hope not!!!!

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