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    Belly Fat
    fjwhite81 posted:
    I need help. In the past month I have gained alot of weight in my belly. This is where I gain my weight first. I am really paranoid about this because I have always been thin. I have three children. My oldest two I had 11 years ago and was able to shed that weight really quick. My youngest child just turned two. However, right after I had her I lost the baby weight but since then have gained the baby weight plus some back. I hardly have time to do anything because I work and go to school full time. I need any suggestions on how I can lose this weight ASAP. Any suggestions are helpful!!! Thank you Diet Community
    brunosbud responded:
    Did you experience any gestational diabetes during your pregnancies? When was the last time you had a 12 hr fasting blood glucose test? If unsure, I suggest you see your doctor and get a complete checkup, first. Second, people who need to lose weight for their livelihood eat "low carb" (ie "Zone" or "Low Glycemic") and get lots of exercise.
    fjwhite81 replied to brunosbud's response:
    I didn't experience any gestational diabetes. I haven't had a blood glucose test in over 2 years. I have also noticed that I have gained almost 5 pounds in the last week. But all the weight that I have gained has been in my mid section. I am kind of worried about what this could be. I am not just sitting on my butt and stuffing food in my mouth. I am not as active as I use to be but by no means should I be gaining this much weight.

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