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Hate to be a downer, but what is the most weight any of you have gained on a cruise.

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I gained about 6 pounds on a 7 day cruise.   Some of it came off quickly once I got back to my regular routine, but the rest was a struggle.  No regrets though!

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I'm just asking because I once gained 17lb on 14 day cruise. Everybody said it was a lot of water weight, but 1 after 1 week dieting there was still 15lb more than before cruise.

 

I really gain weight fast.  Wish weight came off as quick.  I do loose pretty good when I start diet, but that don't last long.   I can go up and down 5lb every few days 

 

Anyone else?

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I don't eat a lot while cruising. I do drink things that I don't in my day to day life. I have actually lost weight while cruising. I think it's that I'm busy and moving a lot.

 

My weight can also fluctuate 3lbs on the daily. I HAVE to exercise to keep it under control and drink water. I try to only look at my progress on a weekly basis. Even though I weight myself each morning.

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I used to gain 15-20# on a 7 day cruise ... lately I have been gaining about 1-3# per cruise.  I'm not sure what the change is ... I think that it is because I'm more aware of what I am eating and drinking.  I still enjoy myself.  (ok, so truthfully ... I found out my boss and his wife were fascinated by my weight gain and enjoyed projected how much I would gain .... that was a good motivator to not gain a lot on a cruise ... I was truly offended ... so,  before I retired it was nice to be able to say I had only  gained a very small amount if anything)  Jan

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@Jan_In_Maine how terrible that your boss and his wife made a game out of your weight gain. I think that is a terrible thing to do. Especially because since you know about it, they didn't keep it between them. I am sorry and glad you were able to "stick it to them"!

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On ‎7‎/‎28‎/‎2019 at 6:21 PM, Jan_In_Maine said:

I used to gain 15-20# on a 7 day cruise ... lately I have been gaining about 1-3# per cruise.  I'm not sure what the change is ... I think that it is because I'm more aware of what I am eating and drinking.  I still enjoy myself.  (ok, so truthfully ... I found out my boss and his wife were fascinated by my weight gain and enjoyed projected how much I would gain .... that was a good motivator to not gain a lot on a cruise ... I was truly offended ... so,  before I retired it was nice to be able to say I had only  gained a very small amount if anything)  Jan

 

I'm pretty sure I would have been let go over a snarky comeback. Some people!

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Back in my days of being 40’s I gained 10 to 15 lbs. But after returning to my physical job the weight would be gone in a week. I even bought 34”, 35” and 36” waist dress pants for a Celebrity Cruise of 14 days. The pants were maxed out by cruise end. We were at a large table with our 2 kids and the rest of the people were no shows. So the waiters keep bringing extra soup appetizers and desserts. They were killing me with kindness.

Reality now age 64 I watch what I eat and sometimes don’t gain any weight. Especially when my wife and are very active on RCL cruises.

I would recommend anyone younger to live it up while you are young and can loose the weight after getting back on land. When you get older that ship has sailed.

A concrete business is a daily gym now retired I do yoga daily.

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I try to lose 5 pounds before the cruise because that is what I gain.

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My son, at about age 32, once gained 19 pounds on a 7 day cruise.  He did eat a lot, but it was probably due to being put on powerful steroids as they thought he had Krone's disease.

 

He is naturally quite lean and has never been overweight.  Luckily he did not have Krone's, did take the weight off quickly and has stayed in great shape at 50.

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hilarious thread.

 

i gained 18 pounds last year's cruise.

 

it came off relatively quickly.  i hope not to repeat that this cruise.  i am down 20 in preparation for this cruise.  i hope to get another 15.

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@Jan_In_Maine I'm so sorry that happened to you.  You would think adults would be above that sort of behavior.  They sound like a couple of bullies to me.

 

I'm going to be curious how much i gain on this cruise in December since I'm still trying to figure out a new workout routine that I can manage long-term that I will hopefully be able to do on the cruise too.  My last cruise several years ago, I had gained 5 lbs.  I hope to do better than that this time.

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On 7/14/2019 at 4:09 PM, Jasonmom said:

Hate to be a downer, but what is the most weight any of you have gained on a cruise.

Average is about a pound a day if you divulge. It is very hard not to eat a lot and the variety. FREE icecream, all you can eat at the buffet or even the MDR. I am not a big drinker. I would guess those that purchase the drink package or get it included make use of it. That will put weight on fast. I never take any pants that fit perfect. Always loose fitting ones. never regretted it.

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