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Weight gain over the Christmas period

(15 Posts)
Armynanny Wed 01-Jan-20 13:05:17

I usually put on between 5 - 7 over the Christmas period (a week or so before Christmas and a week after) I get back to plan (Slimming World) the first week of the New Year. Just wondering how much others put on over this period?

Teetime Wed 01-Jan-20 13:20:39

About the same.

Ilovecheese Wed 01-Jan-20 13:35:51

Yup, about the same.

rosecarmel Wed 01-Jan-20 14:22:19

I've not gained but am guilty of setting vegetables aside to make room for more cheeses and breads this holiday season ..

aggie Wed 01-Jan-20 14:26:16

I have dropped a couple of pounds ! No doubt due to moving more , but I will soon return to sitting crocheting and on will creep those pounds 😟

Yennifer Wed 01-Jan-20 14:31:30

4 pounds, will have them off in a couple of weeks so not worried

MissAdventure Wed 01-Jan-20 14:33:06

I don't know, but I was pretty fat before Christmas, and I feel quite a bit fatter now. blush

Urmstongran Wed 01-Jan-20 15:21:54

I’ve had a tummy bug so I’ve lost a couple of pounds. No Christmas dinners for me or NYD treats this time around.
🙁

DazedAndConfusedByLife Wed 01-Jan-20 15:24:22

5 pounds here, but back to my usual food tomorrow and it'll drop off. Hopefully taking another stone with it. grin

Billybob4491 Wed 01-Jan-20 15:29:44

Gained one pound, pleasantly surprised.

merlotgran Wed 01-Jan-20 15:30:54

Much to my amazement I've only put on 2lbs. shock

All diet rules were ignored over the festive period so I regard it as my own Christmas Miracle. grin

Urmstongran Wed 01-Jan-20 15:38:58

Love it Dazed!!

MamaCaz Wed 01-Jan-20 17:14:32

When 'Christmas' was just a couple of days with family, I found it no big deal weight-wise.

Since my dad died and my mum comes to us for both Christmas and the new year, I find it much harder.
DH and I have to change our meals to what my mum wants to eat, and also, I can't skip breakfast without a lecture, even though that is my usual way of controlling over-eating. Some days, I have even resorted to getting up earlier than my mum and sprinkling crumbs on a plate to make her think that I have already eaten, just to avoid that lecture!

Last year, it was several months before I could shed those few extra pounds, but this year I have been particularly devious and haven't gained more than a pound or so.

I am feeling like an awkward teenager again!

Happygirl79 Wed 01-Jan-20 18:16:54

Don't really know but I feel as if I have gained weight.. I should have with all the food I have eaten
As the weather improves I will lose it again as more active outdoors

Barmeyoldbat Wed 01-Jan-20 19:23:07

Gained 2lbs but will lose it when I am over this blasted virus (4 weeks now) and become more active.