Former Anorectic now loosing baby weight

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EllieV

Joined: Oct 11
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Posted: 10 Oct 2011, 02:21
I have been on the same weight for 11 years after gaining more than 40 lbs´after a harsh anorexia.

I was on the same weight for 11 years and then i had to beautiful girls with in 18 months. I have gained app. 38 lbs and now I have to loose them.

It is actually a fight to get enough calories eaten every day. I fight hard to get them eaten and use the calorie counter but have to eat in panic some nights just to get above the 80% daily intake.

Are there others like me? Or am I the only one on this planet (in that case stop the planet I want to get off haha)
TeDik

Joined: Jul 11
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Posted: 10 Oct 2011, 02:30
Hey EllieV, To prevent you from panic eating in the evening you should set your total daily intake in the morning. I fill in the dietcalender each day in the morning from breakfast, lunch, dinner and snacks. So already in the morning i know what to eat and drink for the rest of the day and make sure its the calories i need to have. Than you do not have to panic either at the end of the day you had to much or too less. Succes!!
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Posted: 10 Oct 2011, 05:18
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EllieV

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Posted: 10 Oct 2011, 11:44
Thank you Smile That is great advice Smile
Runesinger

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Posted: 20 Oct 2011, 08:43
I am a recovering anorexic as well. I got fat, because after dealing with the whole anorexic mind-trip, I thought it would be better to be fat than ever get in the anorexic psycho place again. My advice is to live by your calorie counter. I count my calories very rigidly. I try to get at least 30% of my RDI by breakfast and 50-60% by lunch.

I would really focus on breakfast. What do they always say? It's the most important meal of the day. Since you have children, why not make sure they get a healthy breakfast too - Bacon, eggs, fruit, etc. They have a great Frittata recipe in the FatSecret recipes. Too many people start their morning with empty calorie package cereal and it really screws up their whole day.
EllieV

Joined: Oct 11
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Posted: 20 Oct 2011, 12:09
I thought I might be the only former anorectic left who are trying to loose weight.
It sound great what you are saying, thank you Smile
mustangallie...

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Posted: 03 Nov 2011, 10:29
While I have never had Anorexia, I struggle to get in all the calories each day, to the point the my husband nags that I haven't eaten enough.

I get so busy with work, school, being caretaker to both my parents and running a household, cultivating a marriage and having health issues myself (microdiscectomy scheduled for January) that it's difficult to get the calories in.
Allie

“A society grows great when old men plant trees in whose shade they know they shall never sit.”
July 28, 2011 -- 199
November 1, 2011 -- 175
March 24, 2014 -- 141.4

Goal weight: 125 lbs
Ultimate goal: Good health Forever!
hobo1219

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Posted: 03 Nov 2011, 10:32
That is a tough thing to over come. I know it is annoying to have your husband nag you to eat more (mine used to nag me to eat less), but I finally realized one day he did it because he loved me. So when I started to look at it as a way he was showing me love it didn't annoy quite as bad.
mustangallie...

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Posted: 04 Nov 2011, 07:19
I know he means well, Hobo, I just don't like to eat at 9 or 10pm and then go right to bed. I get reflux sometimes when I do that. So, last night about 9pm I was eating a bowl of cereal with soy milk.
Allie

“A society grows great when old men plant trees in whose shade they know they shall never sit.”
July 28, 2011 -- 199
November 1, 2011 -- 175
March 24, 2014 -- 141.4

Goal weight: 125 lbs
Ultimate goal: Good health Forever!



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