Originally Posted by apachiedragon
I bet he's going to be adorable once he gets past the awkward stage and gets some healthy time in. I love a chestnut.
I have a beach wedding to go to next weekend, I am doing my best to get a halfway tan before then so I don't blind everyone with my paleness. Its not going well, lol. I have given up on losing weight by then, that's not going well either. I'm really starting to blame this stupid hormonal IUD for my weight gain. I stayed fairly steady until I went that route, ballooned up 30lbs and have not been able to get it off ever since. So basically, I have to decide if I want to be pudgy, or have periods. So far I have opted to stay overweight. But its really depressing. Especially when the people I hang out with the most are fit and slim. And when I am always working my butt off around the farm and never lose a pound.
I hear you. To be honest, I gained 30 pounds about the same time I tried the Mirena. I just didn't feel right. I HATED IT!!! Another couple friends of mine had warned me against it....the one girl gained about 30 pounds and much of it was BELLY FAT. Weird, right? But it seems to be a common trend among my friends. I know that friend took it out and she was able to lose the weight fairly easily.
Personally? I'd rather have periods. But, I guess you have to ask yourself, is the frustration you currently feel worth being period free?
The weight is more than likely going to have to still be worked off, even if you remove the IUD. =(
Also...try the self tanning lotion, like Jergens. You just need the week you have to get a decent fake "glow".