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The COVID 15 weight gain

rwsalberrwsalber Member, Premium Posts: 2 Member Member, Premium Posts: 2 Member
Anyone else fit in this category of what they are calling the COVID weight gain averaging around 15 lb. Well I overdid that gaining 18 since March.We have been pretty much self-quarantined - so started stress eating. Enough already I need to take control. My aim is to actually lose 30 lbs, but mainly to feel healthy again.
edited July 30


  • tristramtrenttristramtrent Member Posts: 248 Member Member Posts: 248 Member
    Same here I probably added about ten pounds. Trying to chase them away with brisk walks and logging here and keeping portions under control as before lockdown! But the boredom is hard not to eat through...
  • Anthony_BradAnthony_Brad Member Posts: 4 Member Member Posts: 4 Member
    yes, I def gained 10-15 pounds since COVID. Was emotional and stress eating too. I was still working out pretty ok, but def not the same intensity pre COVID. it def proved to me how eating is so important and you can't out train a bad diet. Finally taking back control. We got this!
  • eahreneeeahrenee Member Posts: 113 Member Member Posts: 113 Member
    Same here! I went from 188lbs in March to 207!!! Damn sress eating.....and drinking. I guess I was thinking that the whole world was out if control so why the hell not enjoy myself and have a beer or food or whatever.....

    Finally getting back to a better way of thinking...and my pants don't fit....sooo, time to get back to work ;)

    Feel free to add me as a friend.

  • _vicky2291_vicky2291 Member, Premium Posts: 343 Member Member, Premium Posts: 343 Member
    I've gained around 10lbs. Trying to get back on track. Feel free to add me
  • OnedaywriterOnedaywriter Member Posts: 136 Member Member Posts: 136 Member
    I regret to say I’m a member of this club lol!! I was 201 May 5 and 215 July 25. It’s frustrating because it comes on so quick and take so long to get off.

    I’m a stress and boredom eater and I was stressed and bored!! I’m now re-motivated and will get this weight off ASAP!!
  • tnh2otnh2o Member Posts: 50 Member Member Posts: 50 Member
    I've gained 5 pounds but it feels like 20
  • jan110144jan110144 Member, Premium Posts: 1,003 Member Member, Premium Posts: 1,003 Member
    COVID 20 here. I actually got a jump start when I underwent a complete remodel of kitchen and all 3 bathrooms (Dec-Feb). Then the virus hit in Mar. I am retired and live alone. The increased time alone plus the loss of gym, theater and concerts has really thrown me for a loop.

    It is definitely past time to get a grip, get out of this funk and re-establish healthy habits!
  • Scallop25Scallop25 Member Posts: 1 Member Member Posts: 1 Member
    Yup - wanted to lose weight and ended up gaining more with unexpected lock down. Working at home, gyms still closed so it's difficult, could do with motivation - feel free to add me as I start going again tomorrow!
  • cheriej2042cheriej2042 Member Posts: 164 Member Member Posts: 164 Member
    I think it’s 15 but to be honest I’m too scared to get on the scale😱. Now at least with everything open I’m back to workouts and hiking. I need to get my calories a little lower but for now I feel I’m moving in the right direction. I actually have one pair of jeans I can wear and everything else is tight so it’s going to take me another 45-60 days to just get back to where I was.
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