Anyone who stopped a VLCD after falling pregnant

Discussion in 'Pregnancy Without The Pounds' started by fatfighter, 1 November 2009 Social URL.

  1. fatfighter

    fatfighter wannabe yummy mummy

    Start Weight:
    18st10lb
    Current Weight:
    15st5lb
    Goal Weight:
    10st10lb
    Lost(%):
    3st5lb(17.94%)
    Diet:
    VLCD
    Have you managed to avoid gaining too much weight back or has it piled on? :eek: I'm 8 weeks and have STS for a month but I can't help but worry I'm going to end up as big as I was before I started CD :cry:
    Please share your experiences :)
     
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  3. Purple Hugs

    Purple Hugs Loves weight.. training!

    Start Weight:
    13st5.5lb
    Current Weight:
    12st13lb
    Goal Weight:
    10st7lb
    Lost(%):
    0st6.5lb(3.47%)
    Diet:
    Slimming World
    Hi and Congratulations!
    I am just under what I was when I started my CD journey.. but am now 33 weeks pregnant so at least a stone is baby etc I'd say. I'll be able to tell you more in December! lol
    BUT.. having said all that, I've been AWFUL from before I found out I was pregnant! lol I went on holiday and blew the diet, so gained half a stone straight off.

    If you want to 'watch your weight' or continue losing then Slimming World is your next step and will keep you on track.

    Look forward to seeing you around the board etc.
     
  4. fatfighter

    fatfighter wannabe yummy mummy

    Start Weight:
    18st10lb
    Current Weight:
    15st5lb
    Goal Weight:
    10st10lb
    Lost(%):
    3st5lb(17.94%)
    Diet:
    VLCD
    Thanks for replying. I know i shouldn't even be stressing but it's so hard!
    I'm just trying to be sensible but at the moment I'm grazing and not eating proper meals but hopefully that'll sort itself out soon!
    Eeek you've only got 7 weeks left, hope you're getting organised :)
     
  5. Purple Hugs

    Purple Hugs Loves weight.. training!

    Start Weight:
    13st5.5lb
    Current Weight:
    12st13lb
    Goal Weight:
    10st7lb
    Lost(%):
    0st6.5lb(3.47%)
    Diet:
    Slimming World
    You're more than welcome Vickie, and you'll find most of us here have been concerned about our weight. It's natural given what brings us together on this board in the first place!
    I think the key thing is to remember is to be 'good' when you can and not beat yourself up if you can't. If my baby arrives on time I'll still end the year lighter than I began it and with a baby to show for it! :D Not a bad place to be! lol

    And yes.. 7 weeks to go! Seems like forever sometimes but I know it'll pass so quickly. You'll be saying the same thing when you get to my stage! I remember how FAR away it seemed when I was at your gestation but now it seems like yesterday! lol
    Thankfully I'm not too far off being 'organised' lol though I think I'll still have last minute bits to get when baby has arrived! :p
     
  6. alibambino

    alibambino Full Member

    Diet:
    Exante
    Hi Vickie i have put on a stone and im only 13 weeks lol, been a bit lapse really, but started back at the gym last fri so hopefully moving in the right direction.Great advice from PH and Kirsty, thats what im trying to do too !!
     
  7. fatfighter

    fatfighter wannabe yummy mummy

    Start Weight:
    18st10lb
    Current Weight:
    15st5lb
    Goal Weight:
    10st10lb
    Lost(%):
    3st5lb(17.94%)
    Diet:
    VLCD
    Thanks for your replies girls, I knew there was a few of you who stopped doing a VLCD when you got your BFP's (too many abbreviations :eek: lol) so just wanted to see what your experiences are really. I think for me being sensible is the way forward, only hope the next 7 months are not too disastrous weight wise! :rolleyes:
     
  8. Purple Hugs

    Purple Hugs Loves weight.. training!

    Start Weight:
    13st5.5lb
    Current Weight:
    12st13lb
    Goal Weight:
    10st7lb
    Lost(%):
    0st6.5lb(3.47%)
    Diet:
    Slimming World
    whatever happens weight wise, having a 7lb or whatever baby in your arms will soon make you forget! ((hugs)) and the great thing is we KNOW VLCD's work.. personally I'll just be being careful not to fall pregnant again as am overjoyed by this baby - but wouldn't be so hot on having another! lol
     
  9. LovelyLauren

    LovelyLauren My husband = My hero

    Start Weight:
    20st0lb
    Current Weight:
    14st7lb
    Goal Weight:
    12st0lb
    Lost(%):
    5st7lb(27.5%)
    Diet:
    Cambridge Diet ss
    Hi hunni,

    Congratualtions!!

    I lost 4 stone on SS and have put about 2 stone back on so far, the weight is really flying on lately and i can only blame myself, every morning i think - right today is the day - and then end up eatin a ripple and a bag of crisps or something...

    but there we go, long as baby is happy and healthy (my stretch marks can always be hidden) im happy!

    xxxx
     

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