I know this is a very very strange weight gain as Ive been getting involved with the Atkins site of late and that group of dieters and overweight people thought it so strange that people there couldnt believe it but it is true. So now Im trying to work out why?? I have such a weird abnormality with my body. I myself wouldnt have believed it unless I actually saw with my very own eyes how fast I can weight gain if I dont watch what Im eatting. I didnt watch my diet as carefully as I usually do and exceded my carb about 2-3times what I usually eat (I still thou was restricting my carbs.. I even didnt have potatoes with my roast, nor bread and only had a wee amount of gravy) and gained 7kg (15.4lb) in 24hrs. It isnt broken scales cause I went on and off of them quite a few times checking they kept on getting the same amount. I then did my normal diet thing for the 24hrs after and lost a normal weight loss for me on my scales down (eg scaled showed a 1.5kg (3.3lb) weight loss which fits my normal kind of losses but down from that 7kg I'd gained. One can actually see me gain weight due to the weight on my body after only 1-2 days whenever I dont watch my diet strictly (so that further proof it isnt the scales..others actually comment. see me slim one day (but when I could be slim still) but with kgs on me a day or so later). maybe its cause I have sydrome X (metabolic syndrome)? or due to me highly restricting my calories in the past (becoming anorexic at one point) or maybe its due to the ME/CFS?????? Or a massive altering blood volume shift.. thou it did seem to be due to my diet shift (I actually didnt drink as much as normal in the 24hrs before I weighed myself and had that massive weight gain.. nor did I have much salt). Anyway I want to know if anyone else finds that they can gain 15.4 lb in a day? and what they think is causing that? (I are currently actually over weight..which is not in my mind.. my specialists both wanted me to loose weight.. I dont have a healthy BMI right now as Im overweight.. how can I eat healthy when I weight gain with "normal" healthy eatting. I dont eat sweets, I dont eat breads or cereals.. I dont eat so many different things cause of my weight). My worst carb thing on that day my weight exploded was 1 glass of milk! @ 12g carbs My specialist has voiced concern over how little carbs im eatting.. I tried to tell him I HAVE to restrict my carbs to a crazy low level or my weight explodes. Im going to email him later and tell him I gained 7kg in a day and I didnt even add in all the things he wanted me to add .. he wants me to increase my vegetables but it seems I just cant (I didnt have potatoes, i restricted my pumpkin etc) ........................... im really being hit with odd stuff right now.. the patch of light brown discolouration above my ankle has suddenly darkened (now dark brown..almost going black) and it looks like I may be developing another patch of it just below my knee cap (an online doctor who I showed picture too..said its probably a type of skin fungus as they commonly can cause discolouration).. a nd the dermatographism Ive had in the past but havent had in maybe a few years.. was suddenly set off when I was showering today so whenever I touch my skin.. it marks).