Weight fluctuating - is this norm?

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   Posted 9/28/2008 3:47 AM (GMT -6)   
My weight has been fluctuating - One week it's 136 last week 132 this a.m. 144.  Now, I have begun to feel better, but I am not over eating by any means.  Would be afraid to over eat.  My bleeding is gone - still light mucus and tender lower tummy but feel much better.  Not quiet as fatigued as I was during the height of my flare.  Just wondered if anyone elses weight fluctuates.
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   Posted 9/28/2008 7:04 AM (GMT -6)   
Yes, mine does too. I don't know how I manage it but I will go to bed weighing 133 and when I wake up I am at 127. But I have always been that way even pre Uc days. I contribute it to water retention.
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   Posted 9/28/2008 1:21 PM (GMT -6)   
You will be less in the morning....weigh yourself morning and night and document (graph) to find your average weight. Women will fluctuate about 5 pounds throughout the day and start to gain a tad right after ovulation till after their period.

You'll be able to tell if you are actually gaining weight from the average weight and its consistency.

I go up and down 5 pounds daily.

Oh, did you get a new scale? Were you fully clothed compared to just skivvies and bellybutton lint removed? Before bm, after bm...lol! Makes a difference regarding consistency of times.


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