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Weight gain

Discussion in 'Ask A Question' started by UsmanMo96, Nov 9, 2019.

  1. UsmanMo96

    UsmanMo96 Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Hi all,

    I have been gaining weight within 3 days I have put on 3kg. I am low carb and exercising 4-5x a week. My blood sugars have been creeping up within those days but I dont understand the weight gain, I have been eating and noting everything and I know I've been exercising more too, if anyone has experienced this too and if it could be due to my blood sugars creeping up, I'm not going to high but I'm around 10mmol after meals and only 4-5 hours later I can be down to 7-8.. if anyone has experienced this and has any advice would appreciate it.
     
  2. xfieldok

    xfieldok Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    If I go 10 after eating and am at 7 or 8 5 hours after, I would be very upset.

    Are you testing immediately before your first bite and 2 hours later?

    Can you give an example of what you eat in a day?
     
  3. UsmanMo96

    UsmanMo96 Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    I usually have eggs for breakfast, then I'll have tuna or chicken with veggies in the evening I'll usually have almonds and nuts between meals. It can vary though, some people tell me I'm eating less but I'm gaining weight. I test before meals and 2 hours after meals, then I'll test again before my next meal 4-5 hours later
     
  4. Wojciechu

    Wojciechu Other · Well-Known Member

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    Are you on Insulin? Insulin can cause weight gain.
     
  5. UsmanMo96

    UsmanMo96 Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    No, only on metformin 500x4
     
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    Mr_Pot Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Unless you were dehydrated before and have been drinking a lot more I can't see how you can put on nearly half a stone in 3 days.
     
  7. UsmanMo96

    UsmanMo96 Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    I drink 3 litre water everyday. I dont know. My blood sugar have been creeping but I'm not sure whether that can put on 3kg
     
  8. Mr_Pot

    Mr_Pot Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    3 litres of water weighs 3 kg so that might be something to do with your short term weight gain. Why do you drink so much water?
     
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    No delicate way to ask - are you constipated?
     
  10. xfieldok

    xfieldok Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Your food sounds great. Have you increased the quantities without realising? Where did the 10 come from and what was your reading before eating?
     
  11. UsmanMo96

    UsmanMo96 Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Yes, I have constipation, I usually only go once a week or once every 2 weeks. :***:
     
  12. Tipetoo

    Tipetoo Type 2 · Expert

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    That's where your weight gain is coming from, you need to see your GP for a good old boojie up the bum enema...
     
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    xfieldok Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    @Tipetoo I love your posts. Nobody can accuse you of being too subtle
     
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  14. Tipetoo

    Tipetoo Type 2 · Expert

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    I always tell it as it is @xfieldok. :D
     
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    Mike d Type 2 · Expert

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    Usman doesn't need an enema ... just a gentle overnight laxative. That is far too long a period to wait
     
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    UsmanMo96 Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    I have been examined by a doctor before but was all clear they gave me something called laxido, when I do go, for number 2, its loose so I dont know why i can only go once a week..
     
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    xfieldok Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Have you considered taking something like psyllium husk? Hubby takes it daily....
     
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    UsmanMo96 Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Can you link me the 1 your hubby uses?
     
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    xfieldok Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    He currently uses lepticol. There are different ones, you have to find out which suits you.
     
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