3 Fat Chicks on a Diet Weight Loss Community  

Go Back   3 Fat Chicks on a Diet Weight Loss Community > Support Forum > Weight Loss Support

Weight Loss Support Give and get support here!

Christmas Day Binge

Reply
 
Thread Tools
Old 12-25-2007, 05:46 PM   #1
Getting Better Every Day!
 
ih8diets's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jul 2007
Location: Ireland - The green green grass and the grey grey skies
Posts: 374

Height: 5ft 11"

Default Christmas Day Binge

I allowed myself to binge today... how much of an impact will it have on my weight?
__________________
ih8diets is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 12-25-2007, 05:55 PM   #2
Senior Member
 
CousinRockingChair's Avatar
 
Join Date: Oct 2006
Posts: 645

Default

For every 3,500 cals, youll technically gain 1lb of body fat. There might also be some water weight/sheer weight of food for a couple of days until it, um, passes through, but *real weight gain* is 1lb per extra 3,500 cals consumed. Varies slightly person to person.
CousinRockingChair is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 12-25-2007, 06:26 PM   #3
I'm a Loser ;)
 
tamaralynn's Avatar
 
Join Date: Aug 2004
Location: Alberta, Canada
Posts: 1,029

S/C/G: SCG: 255/see ticker/160

Height: 5'9"

Default

It probably also depends on your natural size (height and weight).

I have a cheat meal once a week, and it never affects my weight in the long term. I recommend not weighing yourself for a week, and throw in a few more minutes of exercise over a couple of days to help work it off
__________________


tamaralynn is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 12-25-2007, 06:46 PM   #4
Wannabe Health Nut!
 
LittleMissMotivation's Avatar
 
Join Date: Dec 2007
Location: Pennsylvania, U.S.
Posts: 126

S/C/G: 228/ticker/128

Height: 5"4

Default

I was pretty bad today, too.. By 3:00pm I'd already had a turkey wrap, half of one of those margherita pizza flatbreads from Uno's, 3 sugar free snack sized apple sauces and 8 baked chicken nuggets.. That's what happens when I let myself STARVE all morning.. I'll go real easy on dinner today. Don't think I broke the bank though, and you probably didn't either. If you're concerned, you can always log what you DID eat into a calorie counter like 'TheDailyPlate' or the like and see what the real damage is. Whatever it is, don't beat yourself up about it too much. I agree with TamaraLynn in that is probably won't make too much of a difference as long as it doesn't become habit. Hope you enjoyed whatever it is you ate, and Merry Christmas!
__________________
- My Long-Term Goal - Lose 100!
- Mini Goal: My Personal 4th of July Challenge: Get out of the 200's!


LittleMissMotivation is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 12-25-2007, 11:13 PM   #5
Moderator
 
Heather's Avatar
 
Join Date: Sep 2005
Posts: 11,460

S/C/G: 295/225/back to Onederland

Height: 5'5"

Default

Well, if it's only one day, minimal damage. If you don't get back on track... ?? Good luck getting BACK ON TRACK!!!
__________________


My 5 C's of healthy living: Commitment to conscious control, with the understanding that choices have consequences
Heather is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 12-25-2007, 11:26 PM   #6
=D
 
Join Date: Dec 2007
Location: Sydney, Australia.
Posts: 2,071

Default

After a ay of binge eating its so easy to fall off the horse and start eating poorly the day after that etc, but if you get back on track straight away, maybe do a bit more exercise etc, you should be okay.
__________________


mazza is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 12-26-2007, 11:46 AM   #7
Getting Better Every Day!
 
ih8diets's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jul 2007
Location: Ireland - The green green grass and the grey grey skies
Posts: 374

Height: 5ft 11"

Default

well i checked my weight today and it hasnt really changed.... and im apparetnly now 162 and it has been staying there for a week.. i thought it was dehydration after me being sick but apparently not.. YAY... good christmas present lol.... so im 2 pounds away from my goall... but im not yet happy... so i may alter that
__________________
ih8diets is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 12-26-2007, 12:55 PM   #8
Senior Member
 
lumifan4ever's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jan 2006
Location: East coast baby!!!
Posts: 2,107

S/C/G: 196/160/125

Height: 5'5"

Default

As long as you can get back on your normal eating track, one day of over indulgence once in a while is not going to hurt you...in the long run. The day after it might look bad, but it's not. I pretty much pigged out last night...but i also didn't eat breakfast or lunch...so i don't really care. I know today i am back to eating my normal foods and drinking lots of water. The holidays are over until next October, so i'm not too concerned. For the whole....I did great this holiday season. I didn't gain and I managed to lose at least 2 pounds each month...so that's not so bad. Lots of people gained about 2 pounds a month during the holidays...so i know I have something to be proud of. And so do you. Way to go on keeping yourself on plan during this stressful time of year!!!!!
__________________
April 28th BIRTHDAY GOAL- 150
July 4th SUMER GOAL- 135









http://www.fitday.com/WebFit/PublicJ...r=lumifan4ever
lumifan4ever is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 12-26-2007, 01:19 PM   #9
Moderating Mama
 
mandalinn82's Avatar
 
Join Date: Dec 2005
Location: Woodland, CA
Posts: 11,922

S/C/G: 295/200/175

Height: 5' 8"

Default

Agree with everyone else. As long as you get RIGHT BACK on track, one meal or day won't put on much but temporary water weight. Getting back on track can be difficult, though, so I try not to go off plan too terribly often, just in case it is hard to get back in the swing of things.
__________________
Goal Met - 10/28/07 - My Progress Picture Collage - My Goal Story - Where Have I Been?

No matter how slow you go, you're still lapping everyone on the couch!

Maintained Oct 2007-Sept 2011, then got pregnant. Our baby boy was born in May, 2012...now to lose the baby weight!!
mandalinn82 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 12-26-2007, 02:53 PM   #10
Senior Member
 
nylisa's Avatar
 
Join Date: Sep 2007
Posts: 208

Height: 5'8

Default

As long as you get right back on track, any impact should be transitory. As people have mentioned, drinking a lot of water helps. So does eating fresh fruits & fresh veggies. And keep up with the exercise routine.
__________________


Weight loss is since May 2004
nylisa is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 12-28-2007, 05:30 PM   #11
I wanna be SUPERWOMAN!
 
Join Date: May 2007
Posts: 2,158

S/C/G: 175-180/ 120-125

Height: 5'6 1/2"

Default

I have been the QUEEN of binging all month long! There have been several work parties with no healthy options. I've gotten baked goods shoved in my face left and right. My family sent me a huge care package full of junk food. I ate three plates at Christmas dinner AND I had dessert. I have no one to blame but myself and my lack of self control when it comes to tasty treats

One day of binging is not going to hurt you. ****, a few binge days here and there (though not recommended) may not make you gain a significant amount of weight. It is really hard to stay on plan during the holidays After new year's day comes and goes, we can all get back on track. In the meantime, we can try our best to eat healthy foods and exercise daily, even if we slip up here and there
__________________
Fit and fabulous forbids one from feeling frumpy!
*Maintaining my weight loss (give or take; this IS a constant journey) from October '07 onward * I could not have done it without all the support from the lovely ladies (AND gentlemen) on this site!

My GOAL Story
NightengaleShane is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 12-28-2007, 05:43 PM   #12
Senior Member
 
Join Date: Jul 2006
Location: Bowie, MD
Posts: 1,782

S/C/G: 330/315/154

Height: 5'6

Default

I didn't cheat on Xmas but I did cheat on day 5 of my diet. It seems to have had no effect on me.
__________________


BellaLucia 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


All times are GMT -4. The time now is 05:08 AM.






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