3 Fat Chicks on a Diet Weight Loss Community  

Go Back   3 Fat Chicks on a Diet Weight Loss Community > Support Forum > Support Groups > 40-Somethings

Thread Tools
Old 08-29-2008, 09:06 AM   #1
Wandering in the Woods
Hermit Girl's Avatar
Join Date: Jul 2007
Location: Northern California
Posts: 385

S/C/G: 185/180/145

Height: 5foot2inches

Default Heat seems hotter when I'm heavier...

In the summer heat this year I seem to be sweating bullets. Yesterday in air conditioned buildings , while shopping with my sister and nieces, I was just not able to cool down. Of course, I have never maintained this weight through summer before, it's an all time record for me. I am wondering if the extra 10 or15 pounds this year is what is making all the difference in my ability to cope with the heat. Then I wonder if it's hot flashes, but how can one tell ( my periods seem to be rather almost normal for the time being)

Anyway, how about the rest of you ?
Weightloss Journey Since April 2012

My goal weight is now the weight that puts my BMI out of 'obese' range , into moderately overweight, and I'm fine with that.

Last edited by Hermit Girl; 08-29-2008 at 09:07 AM.
Hermit Girl is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 08-29-2008, 12:03 PM   #2
Senior Member
Irishcoda's Avatar
Join Date: Apr 2001
Location: New Jersey
Posts: 98

S/C/G: 318/ticker/160

Height: 5'4"


I'm not able to cool off either so I empathize with you! It's especially difficult in the summer but I'm also warmer than everyone else year round. This has been going on for the last ten years and some of it is because of my weight but some of it is also "the change". I started getting hot flashes when I was in my early to mid forties, too, and had a regular period as well. It just didn't seem fair!

If you can dream it, you can do it.
--Walt Disney

Irishcoda is offline   Reply With Quote

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

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

All times are GMT -4. The time now is 09:41 AM.

Search Engine Optimization by vBSEO 3.3.2