I'm really not trying to be crude here, and I apologize if anyone is offended.
Over the past couple of weeks my diet (normally fairly strict paleo with some primal cheats once in a while) has become even more fat- and meat-centric, and I've upped my intake of saturated fats in particular. I've also worked in a couple of unintentional IF days. I've been paleo/primal for the entirety of 2011, so I'm fairly used to this lifestyle.
And...well, my boobs got enormous. I'm normally a C or thereabouts, and I'm estimating current size to be 34DD at least; I'm just going off of how they don't fit into any of my bras anymore. They used to be DDs years ago, but that was when I was a size 14. Now I'm a 6, and it is...no longer proportional.
What is up with this? Any other ladies notice similar effects? Also, let me say that yes, they normally grow and shrink slightly with my cycle, but this is completely out of sync with the normal (read: recognized over some years) pattern, as well as a more obvious change.
Thanks in advance for any helpful comments!
--EDIT-- So the general details of my diet are as follows. Note I'm not being uber-strict right now with the inclusion of dairy and bacon.
I eat when I feel hunger pangs or as soon thereafter as my schedule (I'm a student) will allow, and not before. My meals are based around eggs (chicken and duck, free-range), meat (mostly ground beef, chicken, pork or whatever looks tasty and cheap at the farmer's market, and all grass-fed or whey-fed in the case of the pork and/or free range) and some fish and shellfish. As noted above, I also have nitrite-free bacon, which I also buy at the farmer's market, a few times a week. It makes me happy.
To that base, I might add some leafy greens or onions, or sometimes make a tomato chili or oyster stew with seaweed. When I make bone broth, I'll add a lot of onions, carrots and celery and then eat the mash (bones removed or crunched up) that remains when I strain it. Other than that, veggies don't make up a big part of my diet.
I don't usually buy fruit because when I do it'll be gone within a few hours. When I do, it's fresh, local and with the knowledge that it is going to be demolished immediately.
I cook in olive oil, coconut oil, schmaltz (chicken fat that is rendered and flavored with onion; I just use what's in the roasting pan when I cook a bird), grass-fed butter and bacon grease for cooking. Usually more than one of those, and a lot of it.
In the mornings I have coffee or tea with powdered goat's milk.
Once leptin sensitivity is regained you become very sensitive to your sex steroid hormones again. Breast tissue is loaded with receptors. If you're estrogen dominant you will experience breast growth and if youre not you wont
Am I missing something here? This weight loss is making mine look like two empty sacks with a rock in the bottom. I can't imagine you guys are eating a lot of meats full of hormones though so what gives?
I am not one of them, either. In fact, quite the opposite has happened. I've lost significantly everywhere but my midsection. Not only are my bra's gaping, but I'm now suffering from pancake-arse, too. Hopefully it won't look so flat once the rest of me catches up. :)
I think it is clear, this discussion can't go much further without photos.
You know, I'm just trying to keep this evidence-based! Bringing a little "Mat the Kraken" to the conversation, don't want any Paleowoo now. ;)
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