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Postby shel_bel » Mon Jan 14, 2013 6:57 pm

Hi everyone,

now that you're my forum friends I'm hoping I can ask this question and get some honest feedback... :) I'm a bit embarrassed to ask but who better to ask, right? :shock:

Those who have been through the journey or part way through it - did you have stretch marks change from white/transparent to a reddish purple as you lost weight? And were they ever a bit tender? I have a few under my arm that are changing to this reddish colour (i'm hoping it's because I'm deflating lol), but today when my arm presses against my torso it feels kind of like a bruise sometimes, and a bit lumpy when I try to feel what's going on.

I would love to get your feedback so I stop worrying!
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Re: Slightly embarrassing lol

Postby Blitz » Mon Jan 14, 2013 7:18 pm

The more you lose the more strange things you will see! :lol: Seeing me naked in the mirror (NOT recommended viewing :!: ) is just plain scary. Loose skin all over the place :shock: but that is the price I pay for letting myself get so over weight.

I've had those marks but I don't remember the pain. But I have a good pain threshold so may be it didn't register. Are you doing any vigorous stretching in your exercises? Give it a day or so if the pain hasn't cleared up or the pain gets worse...see your doctor to be on the safe side. My first rule of weight loss..."Do no harm". Keep on top of what happens to your body.

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Re: Slightly embarrassing lol

Postby shel_bel » Mon Jan 14, 2013 7:27 pm

Thanks for that Kim. Haha at the mirror comment! at least I have something to keep me occupied while the weight comes off!

It's not terribly painful, just a different/weird feeling. I will take your advice though and keep an eye on things for a while... :)
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Re: Slightly embarrassing lol

Postby CronicBadger » Fri Jan 18, 2013 12:14 am

Just an uneducated guess here: If subcutaneous fat deposits have been disappearing from under the stretch marks then what you may be seeing is the underlying blood vessels becoming revealed beneath the thin skin of the stretch marks. These might be a bit more sensitive to any pinching or bumping occurring in that area.
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Re: Slightly embarrassing lol

Postby shel_bel » Sat Jan 19, 2013 1:45 pm

That sounds logical! Since then they are still reddish-purple but not sensitive anymore. Will just have to keep an eye on everything I think!
Thanks for your replies :)
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Re: Slightly embarrassing lol

Postby JJs » Tue Mar 05, 2013 7:51 am

Hi,
Mine get itchy and sore as I lose weight. I have found that massaging bio oil or moisturiser into them helps.
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