Hello all, i'm def new to this website but i've been looking through the pages to see you have a lovely forum here.
But i did have a serious question about bloating. I like to water bloat, i've never tried stuffing, and to be honest, gaining terrifies me, and if anything, i like how water bloating makes you less hungry the next day. But i have an important question.
Last wednesday night i tried water bloating. I drank somewhere between 3-4 (probably more towards 3.5 or 4) Liters in about 2 hours. My belly was fantastically bloated, making it difficult to even get up to sit down. I love walking around and feeling like i'm carrying so much weight around when i do that..(i normally weight around 130lbs and i'm almost 5'8) but i've got wide hip bones..i'm about size 11 in most pants.
Anyway, my tummy was HUGE. and when i would lie down on my bed, it probably extended 5 or 6 inches above my hip bones, which usually lies flat when i'm lying down. Then i had the marvelous idea to take a shower with my bloated belly, so i did. And i massaged it with lathered it with my loofa and warm water hitting it.
By the time i got out of the shower i was about ready to go to bed, so i peed to let most of the bloat out..but in about 10 minutes i started i to feel really oddly. My head started to feel funny and my left side of my neck was really stiff, like my juglar was getting rather swollen. It was also hard to breathe.
this continued for the next 90 minutes. My neck got worse, and the entire left side of my neck and the back of my neck i could hardly move. My head started to feel funny, and i would get weird sensations throughout it. I was getting rather scared. This went on for about 2 more hours until i called my boyfriend because i was so scared. I thought my jugular was about to explode, i could also tell my heart felt weird. While i was talking with him on the phone, i started to change feelings, but still bad, going into feeling rather confused and dazed...with a different in my pulse and blood pressure. I ended up going to sleep at almost 5am because i was so terrified.
I woke up that morning at 10am because my boyfriend called me to make sure i was okay..and i decided to go to the campus nurse. I woke up and my pulse was 108, and i was so weak and my blood pressure wasn't normal.
Yes, i had PLENTy of salt while i was drinking fluids. I actually drank probably about 2 tablespoons of soy sauce on top of salt to make sure i didn't freak out my body. One of the Liters was a powerade zero.
The week previous i had water bloated almost everynight..and the previous day, 2-3 times. On Saturday night was the first day i started again...and i had bad effects from that as well. My heart started pounding, i started feeling very scared and disoriented, and i had a headache whenever i put my head down on my pillow to go to sleep. I could feel my head felt hot and sensations like chills running up and down my spine. I actually called 911 that night. I drank only about 128oz that night as well.
After that other night, i was terrified i was going to die. I asked my boyfriend to make me promise never to water bloat again..even though i enjoy it, because i was terrified. It's taken me almost 2-3 days to fully recover from that...and even today, i know i messed up my potassium and magnesium levels in my system. I really should go to the doctor and get this tested.
Anyway, have any of you ever experienced this with water bloating? Or perhaps other serious effects from stuffing? It frustrates me that my body seems so fragile with only 3-4 liters, when i see girls on youtube drinking 6 L!! But then i worry about their health..and don't think it's worth dying for :(
That being said, i do love bloating...but would love to find a healthier way to do it that was sure of no dangerous effects. I was thinking of trying sugar free jello and eating lots of that with maybe 1 32 cup of water? Thoughts?