Way to go ladies! I had a Mirena (IUD) put in last week and I am hating it...making me feel really crampy and PMS-y (which for me means wanting to eat lots of cookies and feeling depressed). Yuck! Internet research shows it effects a lot of people this way with weight gain & depression -- who needs it?! I wish I had been told this...I am calling tomorrow and asking it be removed & replaced with the non-hormonal one. Anyone here had a similar experience?
So for me personally.. I did gain weight after Mirena. Not a significant amount, only around 10lbs.. but then I was UNABLE to lose any weight AT ALL. And I still had 30lbs of pregnancy weight with my DD to lose when I got it put in.. I didn't realize the two were connected until I had it removed 10 months later and instantly dropped 10lbs. I then got pregnant 2 months later, and had the paragard (copper non hormone) put in after I had my DS..and well, I weighed around 200lbs when I got it put in. That was 14 months ago. :)
AFM: 133!!!!!!! That is correct, a THREE next to the 3!!! 133!! I could have cried tears of joy on the scale. I even weighed myself 4 times in a row to make sure it wasn't wrong! (and then maybe I checked the batteries in the scale, and then weighed myself on the wiifit for accuracy.. shh)
So I am not making my ultimate goal weight of 130 by my birthday (saturday) which I am a little bummed about, but according to this post from my birthday last year, I was 179 lbs (and thrilled!) So I am going to celebrate being able to keep 50lbs off in a year. Once the summer comes, I will really celebrate, because that will be when I hit my first goal weight of 150lbs. Keeping off 70-80lbs in a year will feel even better than 50!
Now to work off these last 3lbs....
(p.s... its may now....)