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Anyone else having ths problem?

So I'm 21+6 and it seems like everyday I am putting on weight. So far honestly I have gained almost 25 pounds and I feel like I am getting bigger by the minute. I am also having thyroid issues and I feel like my metabolism is not functioning whatsoever. I couldn't even get into my stretchy cargo pants today and I feel like a blob! I know some of you lovely ladies are having the opposite problem with morning sickness & so on, but is food just sticking on anybody else?
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It is to me. I'm not eating anymore than i usually do and last time i weighed i had gained 8 lbs. that was at 11 weeks 0_o. I go to the dr next week at 15 weeks and I'm terrified to get on the scales! Seems like I've gained a lb a day!
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Make sure you r exercising 30 mins a day. They don't call it labor for no reason. You have to be ready for that day. If you can't so a 30 minute walk hours of labor will be almost impossible.
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@mckee I love walking.. could come up with a million excuses not too, but at the end of the day, it is very refreshing. I took a walk today, slow,  but I definately miss working up a sweat & getting the endorphin high I used to get when I could really get going..
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Pre-pregnancy weight: 118 lbs
36 weeks + 5 days: 171 lbs
Gained 53 lbs so far... YIKES!
Donut?
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Walking is my best friend right now. Every morning after the kids get on the bus me and my two rottweilers hit the streets. They need the exercise I need it for balancing my brain.
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I have stacked on around the 30 pound mark and I'm 31+2 now. But at my last appt last week with my doctor, my weight gain seems to have slowed down a bit. He said thats normal. There isn't much we can do. All our bodies react different to pregnancy. Just try not to stress about it too much :))
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