I don't know if this will help much, because I am skinny, but I was heavy for me after my pregnancy. I never thought I was fat, or felt fat either, actually, being fat has never crossed my mind! But I was heavy for my frame size. And my dr's said lose weight, and my ex said lose weight. I started thinking less about the weight and more about the health. So congrats on not feeling bad about yourself! Cause you are perfectly you no matter what your weight. But, being overweight carries health concerns. So, instead of trying to be skinny, or thinking about your weight in terms of fat vs. skinny, why not shoot for healthy? I'm skinny, I don't worry about being fat, when I was fat, I didn't care either. But I did want to be healthy, even now, I'd like to gain weight, because I no longer feel healthy! My Fiance thinks about his weight loss program like this as well, helps him a bunch, because then he shoots for a weight that feels good, not one that looks good And his feel good weight is still 10lbs more then the dr's would like, but he's happy and healthy there, so he's 10lbs over what the dr said View Thread
Hi, I'm so glad I found this place, I thought I was the only one having weight problems backwards from everyone else! I'm 5' tall, and I weigh between 92 and 98lbs on a given day depending on how much I have eaten. This past year I got as low as 83lbs, and my high was 108lbs. I don't diet per say, and I'm not skinny because I have any body image issues. Actually, if I take the time to look in the mirror and think about it, I'm so skinny it's kinda gross. I'd like to have a womans figure again, not a stick figures! LOL! I work a very physical job and am very, very fit/toned, whatever you'd call it. No extra fat stores. But the thing I'm having trouble with is I am just not hungry, I'm stressed all the time, and when I try to eat all I can think about is how much our grocery bill is! Ugh. I'm dizzy and tired most of the time, I'm getting cranky and depressed a lot. And when I do try to eat I feel either nauseous or like I've been drugged. Which makes it very hard to eat except in the evenings, I can't stop my day to hang out near a toilet or to pass out on the couch. What is wrong with me?View Thread
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