Can't tell if I'm losing weight or not

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Dec 18, 2012 4:31am
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Ok obviously I stepped on a scale and noticed the numbers going up and not down. Well I had just recently lost around 20 pounds and I started working out these last few days. I stepped on the scale after the few days of workout and i noticed I gained 7 pounds in 2 days. Not good at all. My clothes still fit the same or at least no change that I noticed. So what could be going on? No change in my already changed diet. Only thing that has changed in my life is major added stress from my husband recently leaving for a 9 month deployment. Oh and also my thighs are beginning to tone out.
18 Dec
Perhaps you are gaining muscle? I heard this can happen.... Is your cycle starting or have you recently drinked alcohol? I have a digital scale and sometimes it screws up my weight and I have to mess with it to be accurate
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Dec 18, 2012 5:59am
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I haven't had my cycle yet and I haven't had a drink in a few weeks. I heard that muscle makes it appear to make you gain weight, but in two days??
18 Dec
No, you are probally retaining water. Trust me if you gained 7 pounds of fat or muscle in 2 days your going to the guiness book of world records. Either eat a little more salt or take water pills and you will see the water weight shed off
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Dec 18, 2012 8:41am
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Make some cardio training, at least 40 mins. You can also ask your doctor if you're remaining water and take some pils foe that or drink some tea...

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Dec 18, 2012 2:00pm
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Drink more water and if you are in stress get some tulsi tea 
Instead of using te scales you can use measurements to track your progress 
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Dec 18, 2012 2:58pm
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Take measurements as well as using the scale. You can track inches lost. I tend to lose the inches before the scale registers weight loss.

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