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Husband Gains Sympathy Weight

Did Your Spouse Gain Sympathy Weight?

Expectant women crave everything from pickles to chili peppers and sometimes their better halves become partners in crime.

While pregnant with me, my mom couldn't get enough French vanilla ice cream covered in fudge. And, my dad was the one who drove out and bought it. Naturally slim, the excursions packed close to twenty pounds on him.

Did your cravings affect your companion?


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supermommie supermommie 9 years
No, he didn't gain a pound but I guess all the running around he had to do for me whipped him in shape.
ElleJay ElleJay 9 years
Awww, my sis just had a baby saturday and her bf gained sympathy weight... probably be gone quick seeing as how he's busy as ever now!
milosmommy milosmommy 9 years
My hubby ate almost everytime I ate and everything too. Maybe so I wouldn't feel like I was eating alone. lol So he probably gained about an extra 20lbs. But we're both working on getting rid of it.
rgrl rgrl 9 years
NO, my husband eats sweets every night but does he gain one ounce? Noooo, only I get to feel like a big blimp! :evil:
fashionista119 fashionista119 9 years
Mine LOST weight while I was pregnant. His job changed a little and got more physical so he dropped weight in the last few months of my pregnancy. I would say that I was "finding" all the weight he was losing.
luv2blazy luv2blazy 9 years
My husband put on about 25 lbs., half what I did. Yes half. I couldn't stay away from the french fries.
fjaril fjaril 9 years
Mine put on more weight than I did. He was devistated, but I changed up our diet the last month or so and he learned to toss out what i couldn't finish and he dropped most before the baby came.
luckyme luckyme 9 years
Mine started working out and lost weight too. Jerk. Ha!
lms lms 9 years
My husband never gained any sympathy weight. I gained 25 lbs total and he is/was very conscious of his body.
NyckieRocks NyckieRocks 9 years
Now nearing the end of my pregnancy (only 8 weeks to go!) my hubby still hasn't gained a thing! He's LOST in fact! I'm insanely jealous.
gossipqueen7 gossipqueen7 9 years
yeah he definitely gained sympathy weight but it was only 10lbs maybe 15 and i couldn't even notice ...he said what really got him was the fact that before i got pregnant, we went to the gym together all the time, 4-5 times a week, to play racquetball and work out, and he said he lost his motivation since i stopped going as well
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