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March 23rd, 2013, 06:49 PM
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Does anyone else hate the point of having that weight go up a notch? I have an appt this week and will surely be over the 150 mark since I'm 150.5 without clothes at home and they weigh you fully dressed. I'm only a 4 lbs away from what I weighed when I delivered DS, but I'm barely 26 weeks!
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March 23rd, 2013, 07:57 PM
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Ours is a digital scale at the doctor's office but I still hate seeing numbers so close to what they were when I delivered Megan. I feel your pain!
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March 23rd, 2013, 08:10 PM
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It's hard to go up that notch.. Ill be hitting it at my next apt as well... I weigh myself at the YMCA and I am now at 151.. ... But it's all good! Growing babies, healthy babies!
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March 23rd, 2013, 08:34 PM
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I dread it so much that I only schedule my appointments first thing in the morning so they don't weigh me after eating breakfast PLUS all my clothes! And I take off my shoes everytime lol (not sure if anyone else does..)

Next appointment is monday and not sure I wanna know.. might just close my eyes. I causes me a lot of anxiety!
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March 23rd, 2013, 08:35 PM
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Yep, I hate seeing it go to that next notch. At this rate I'll be gaining almost as much as I did with DS1 :/ but like the nurse in the OB emergency department said before she gave me my steroid shot yesterday, I'm enjoying the pregnancy! Lol
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March 24th, 2013, 01:53 AM
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Yep, it's a love/hate relationship with the scale. Lol I know I'm right where I need to be but I still hate watching the numbers go up. I feel like I have gained a lot in the past two weeks so we'll see. I think I am close to the 130 mark, which feels weird to me. I have about 15 lbs before I hit my delivery weight with London. I think I'll end up slightly heavier by the end this time. Who knows. It is strange for me because although I haven't put on much while pregnant, I put on 10 pounds over the summer to help myself get pregnant. So I started off already feeling heavier than my norm.

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March 24th, 2013, 05:20 AM
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Oh, I am for sure going over the 150 mark on my next visit. Mixed feelings...
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March 24th, 2013, 05:55 AM
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I lost 16 lbs(179 to 163)pounds the first trimester so at my last appointment when I was weighed MIL asked the nurse if I gained any weight and finally after 20 weeks I gained 3 lbs!! Yay I'm already 10 lbs heavier then I was when I delivered DS ( 154 lbs) but I weigh less then I did when I delivered DD (172 lbs), I'm hoping I won't go past pre pregnancy, darn it I hate the scale lol
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March 24th, 2013, 08:49 AM
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I started at 153 and I was hoping to deliver around 175 but I seem to be creeping close to that already. Last pregnancy I was heavier and started to get scared that I would see the number 200. Yes scales are no fun...lol...unless the number is going in the opposite direction
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March 24th, 2013, 09:51 AM
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I've hit 140, but I'm sure by my next appointment I will hit 150.
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March 24th, 2013, 10:54 AM
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i started at 163 so i was over weight from the beginning im at 171 now and im scared to death im going to reach 200 before i give birth.... if i do i swear i will cry.
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March 25th, 2013, 12:41 PM
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Getting weighed at the doctor is such a depressing experience! I hate it. I keep trying to remind myself that this is only temporary and it's not forever...
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March 25th, 2013, 01:41 PM
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I hate it. It makes me so anxious. I lost a good amount of weight in the first trimester but last month I gained 7 pounds!! I could not believe I'd gained so much in such a short amount of time. I think I'm going to ask my doc/nurse not to tell me my weight unless its of concern. It stresses me out too much!
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March 25th, 2013, 11:55 PM
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I was hoping not to hit 160 until my next appt which is still two weeks away, but without clothes I already hit that this morning on my scale at home I am up a total of 17 pounds so far.
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March 26th, 2013, 12:42 PM
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The doctor's scales and I are so not friends at the moment. I was already overweight to begin with and unfortunately, I've already hit the 200 mark. If I go over the next tick mark then I'm pretty sure I'll cry.
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