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How long did it take you to lose your water weight? I'm still only down 5 lbs (was down 10 yesterday but this am i'm only down 5). Now I gave birth to an almost 8 lbs baby so I know I have more. I'm only 12 days out but I swear it happened a little sooner last time. I don't THINK I at THAT much halloween candy LOL! So where are you from your D day weight?

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11 days pp I am down 25 lbs. I have about 20 more to loose pregnancy weight and 20 more after that. I would expect you to have dropped more at this point.

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2-1/2 weeks PP and Im down 18#. Which is good considering I havent hardly been walking around at all due to being so sore.
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3w pp, - 30ish lbs

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I lost 20 of the 30 in the first couple weeks.. since then Not so much.

But I am currently sitting here holding my sleeping baby and eating the kids Halloween candy I really need to stay out of their candy.

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I gained 54 pounds.
1 week postpartum I have lost 23 pounds.
(It was all baby and water, I think. I still have a lot of water to lose... my feet remain swollen to hippo proportions!)

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I gained 50
2 wks PP and I've lost 20
so I have 30 more plus I was up 10 from my normal weight before I got pregnant. I'm giving myself till his first birthday to slowly lose weight and not freak.

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See that's what happened with DS, I lost 25 lbs at about 2 weeks and with DDs I lost 35-40. I wonder if it's the placenta I've been taking. Maybe I'll just loose it all in 2 days starting tomorrow like I did with DS.

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I've only lost 13.5 pounds and it's been four weeks. I only gained 3.5 pounds so I actually weigh less than I did when I got pregnant, but still. The baby weighed 9 pounds 2 ounces and with the placenta, the amniotic fluid, the extra blood volume. you'd think all that would weigh more than 4 pounds, but maybe not. Maybe I should just be celebrating that I'm already 10 pounds under pre-pregnancy weight, but I still have so much to lose (from previous pregnancies) that I was a bit dissapointed.

Lucia-It will come off. It is hard for me when breastfeeding. I know for other women it just falls off when nursing, but something with my metabolism just doesn't allow it to drop off.

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It is hard for me when breastfeeding. I know for other women it just falls off when nursing, but something with my metabolism just doesn't allow it to drop off.

I usually hold on to extra weight while breastfeeding and loose it as soon as I stop

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I usually hold on to extra weight while breastfeeding and loose it as soon as I stop
I loose all but the last 10 lbs..thus being 10 lbs heavy when I got preg this time since I was still nursing ds2.

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I usually hold on to extra weight while breastfeeding and loose it as soon as I stop
i gain weight while breastfeeding because all i do is nurse and eat.

and as for losing weight... i gained 11 lbs, lost 15 when i had amelia and have since gained about 17 back. i could barely eat when i was pg, but now i'm like a garbage disposal. i ate AN ENTIRE $5 FOOTLONG FOR LUNCH.

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I just weighed myself at 1 week PP and I've lost 19lbs. I still have a LOT more to lose unfortunately.

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I'm 1 1/2 weeks pp and down 15 lbs. I still have a lot more to lose though.

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See that's what happened with DS, I lost 25 lbs at about 2 weeks and with DDs I lost 35-40. I wonder if it's the placenta I've been taking. Maybe I'll just loose it all in 2 days starting tomorrow like I did with DS.
Hope you do, too. It's miserable carrying around extra weight.

Weirdly enough, I have very little appetite right now. You'd think with nursing two kids I'd be starving. Maybe my body is using those stores ... I hope so but I don't usually lose a lot of weight until after 6 mos of bf'ing.

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Tomorrow will be 3 weeks pp and I have lost 27 lbs of the 44 I gained,
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I'm a gainer PP too, I have a huge apetite PP and I always start gaining at 1 month PP. I'm hoping it will be different this time, I'm eating gluten free due to celiac that was (sorta) dxed just prior to Mal's conception, so I'm hoping with the dietary changes food won't race through my body so fast and maybe I'll absorb some of it! I also stopped taking metformin which also tends to race food through my system. *fingers crossed* When my DS1 started the GF diet he stopped SCREAMING for food all the time and has lost a little weight, I'm hoping the same happens for me. I certainly have much less severe cravings then I used to. The big test will be the one month mark.

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I'm down 19lbs at 10 days pp. I did about the same last time.
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Gained 48 lbs..
Im almost 4 weeks post partum and I still have 24 lbs to lose...

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I haven't weighed myself since the birth. I don't want to know!
ETA: I'm down to my prepregnancy weight already. That happened with ds as well. It's the PCOS I guess.

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I would like to report that today I can see my ankle bones for the first time since July.
that is all.


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I would like to report that today I can see my ankle bones for the first time since July.
that is all.

Lucky!! I'm still waiting for that.

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my body loves that i am not pregnant - my face finally doesn't look crazy-bloated, feeling a bit more normal

i didn't weigh myself during most of my pregnancy (was afraid to!) since i was on restricted travel and physical activity at 15wks then strict bedrest for 6wks and a long recovery from this emergency-c (3wks) and another week and a half with a nasty bladder infection

last week when i was finally feeling better i figured i needed to face the scale. and somehow i am only 4lbs away from my pre-pregnancy weight. i was surprised and relieved - small miracle after a ca ca pregnancy. thinks are definitely a bit floppy with the lack of activity during that time though

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Out of curiosity I wanted to see how much more I had lost since my last weigh-in 3 days ago. I had lost another 10lbs to make a total of approx 30. That's kind of shocking to me but I'll take it.

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I would like to report that today I can see my ankle bones for the first time since July.
that is all.
Hilarious! I was almost as glad to see the bones in my feet and ankles as I was to meet my DD!!!

I gained 25 lbs during pregnancy, and one week PP had lost all but 5 of that... I was all belly and water, though - had HUGE fluid retention issues... I did nothing but pee for days after the birth it seemed. My ankles and feet were back to normal in about 4 or 5 days. At one month PP, I'm still only up 5 lbs over pre-preg weight, which I'm happy about, but the lay of the land ain't what it used to be! My old clothes are still pretty tight in the waist and hips.

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I think I've lost all of the "quick baby weight". And now I'm to the maybe loose a pound a week point. Ugg. Hate this part. Need to loose about 15 to get to pre pregnancy weight but another 15 to get where I should be. Aiming for 1 lb a week and waiting to be 6 weeks pp so I can start to exercise.

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I am almost 2 1/2 weeks out and have lost only 16 pounds. Those 16 were gone the day AFTER he was born too. Since then....nothing. Lovely. I really struggle to loose weight nursing. I am hoping exercise will help when the time is right. I really feel like there must be more water weight because I can wear clothes that I wouldn't have been able to if all this weight wasn't due to being pregnant. Maybe exercise is needed to move more of it?
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3 weeks out and i'm still only 5-10 lbs down. I wanna know what gives! I'm not eating THAT much. My tummy is HUGE too, it wasn't this big after having my twins! This is insane and very frustrating

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Ugh....I think I am actually gaining weight now. Thank goodness it's getting into the winter season now. :
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