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problems losing weight and on birth control

in the past 4 months i have gained 35lbs, we dont have much money so i dont eat as often, but i do eat decently healthy, i also walk alot and play with my baby, could it be the birth control that is causing me to gain the weight?


Asked by Anonymous at 7:08 AM on Dec. 25, 2009 in Health

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Answers (4)
  • It could be the birth control. After I started taking seasonique I gained 40 pounds in 2 months, and I was actaully doing more exercise during that time. WAlking about 2 miles a day to campus and back for classes and work.

    Answer by jedwards2009 at 9:39 AM on Dec. 25, 2009

  • yup which one are you on?

    Answer by Nyx7 at 7:40 AM on Dec. 25, 2009

  • When you eat too infrequently, your body goes into "starvation mode" and your metabolism slows down. Instead, eat more frequent, small meals.

    I would start with simple changes.
    Don’t buy junk food
    Walk, or do other exercise, for at least 20 minutes a day, at least 3 times a week.
    Make sure that you are drinking enough water, at least 8 8oz glasses a day.
    Eat an apple or big pile of veggies before meals.
    Eat 7-8 servings of fruits and vegetables a day, in at least 3 different colors.
    Eat 5-6 servings of whole grains a day.
    Eat at least two servings of legumes a day.
    Cut way back on meat and dairy

    Answer by rkoloms at 8:59 AM on Dec. 25, 2009

  • Shut Up rkolms!!!!
    I cnt afford to eat 7 -8 meals a day!
    Get off your ridculous high horse and get a life instead of telling people how to freakin eat!

    Thanks to the ladies that actually answered the question at hand instead of givng me a food schedule.
    Sorry for the delay in respone Im at work.

    Answer by Anonymous at 12:34 PM on Dec. 25, 2009