I am personally Overweight. and not that kind of overweight where you think you are over weight but you just overreact. like 40 pounds overweight, overweight. I hate it but i love food :( i have tried to loose weight but i cant. And im pretty sure that im not the only one. I just want to talk to other people with weight problems, hear your story. mabey we can help each other? And not just overweight people but underweight people too. Anorexia, eating disorders, Bulimia.
Everyone is welcome!
So in other words, Hi I have a weight problem.
How bout you?
Yeah i try to excersise too but I always just end up eating away all my progress. WHY IS FOOD SO GOOD!? :(
but it dosent sound like you are overweight too much. just a couple of pounds. how do you exersise?
I am 5'2" and around 145 pounds. I'm aiming for somewhere around 110-115. Overeating isn't really a problem for me. I've been allergic to almost everything since I was 5 years old, and I've had Type One Diabetes since I was 9. Self control is my middle name.
But...Recently I counted up the amount of calories I eat in an average day, because I was gaining weight and I wanted to know if I should be eating less. I eat between 500 and 700 calories a day. And I gain weight on that.
My mom is also eating around that much, but she's dieting. That is NORMAL for me. And my mom eats mostly salads, and says she's hungry a lot. (btw, she's lost about 49 pounds since New Years. :D She was bragging the other day about how she's officially out of the "obese" range and into just "overweight."
So I've decided that I just need to exercise a ridiculous amount, because I don't really want to try eating 300 calories a day. >.< yesterday I walked for over two hours (about 7 miles).
I'm like 100 overweight! Yay, doesn't really help in the dating department.
I've been on both sides: slightly overweight, then almost fatally underweight. I'm currently borderline underweight but basically normal. Blah.
That is really strange! some people in my familly have this problem with their hormones or something where no matter what you do you will always gain weight. mabey you should get that checked out.
Ps. good for your mom! XD
I know right. It sucks.
How did you go from slightly overweight to super underweight? Was it like one of those crazy diets or something?
Side note: have you seen some of the diets people make up these days? its insanity! EG. only eat raw seaweed and unsalted cashews 3 times a day for 4 months. How do people even live!?
I got to the doctor every 4 months or so for my Diabetes, and just last year I had a bunch of lab tests and stuff done. If there was a problem, they'd know about it.
She's hit 50 now. :)
I've struggle with an eating disorder for almost five years now. When it developed, I was slightly overweight, and I've been underweight for the majority of the past 3-4 years. I've been at a healthy weight since I first received treatment, but I haven't maintained it for more than two months at a time...and that was really only like, once.
But I'm recovering and working towards a minimum healthy weight. Because treatment sucks. Blegh.
Eh, I'm just chubby =w= 5' and almost 130 lbs. But I think it's just an ectomorph thing, I don't really eat that much.
I am 5" and I am 240.6 lbs. and I just love food. But then I stop eating and then I go back to eating. I feel so bad when I have jeans that won't fit me anymore especially when other girls are showing off their belly rings.
Well, I'm way under. 5'5" 85 pounds or so. It's not that I have a disease, and it's not that I don't get hungry, it's just that when I do get hungry, it doesn't take much to fill me up. So I eat like a rabbit, and I don't really enjoy food that much.
The reason I'm here is that I have to gain at least 20 pounds (more if I get taller) before I can apply for a military scholarship. I know I'm in a different boat than a lot of you, but I'll just share anyway.
I also run a lot, so if anyone has any questions about how to get started running, ask away.
I am also over-weight. I weigh about 165 pounds and I am only 5'6".... So, I know what you mean. I love food too, and I just can't get the weight off.... I try some workouts, but then I feel like a loser and quit. I an't ever stay committed. And when I feel bad about being over-weight, I eat more... It's like a never-ending cycle :(
try T-Tapp, just try it, I'm not affiliated with it at all, just noticed that it does work. I use it to keep tone, but they're are numerous testiomonies of people that are really big and lost all the weight. and they're real people, not paid to do so.
I din't read any of what the other people said because to me it doesn't matter. You are all beautiful people, everyone is no matter what. Despite weight age, gender, orientation, race, etc. You. Are. BEAUTIFUL. Please never let anyone tell you other wise. Those who mind, don't matter and those who matter don't mind.
i am overweight too. Most people say they otherwise, but my family got up on my case about it and then i realized it too late. Now all I do when i want to sit down and eat is counting calories, looking at nutrition, or "well if i eat this then i have to skip lunch" and it's all very difficult. i've been gaining weight for more than two years now. I've spent the last six months trying to lose weight but i have gotten absolutely nowhere expect depressed. It adds to the stress at school and i feel like hiding myself. I hate shoping now because i can no longer feel good in most clothings. I constantly have to hide myself. I feel terrible when i eat more than i should. I feel miserable when i starve myself. i can't find a balance. i try exercising but I can never keep at it. one week when i was really miserable aobut my weight, i went on a 1000 calories a day diet with at least an hour of hard exercise. I felt great and energized the first two days. towards days 3 and 4 i started feeling light headed, dizzy, and hungy, and i couldnt focus in class. i thought i was doing good this time, loosing four pounds in three days. but i gained it all back because i struggled so much to live like that for only a few days. I cried and gave in on the fourth day. i dont know what to do anymore.
I've been overweight since I was 3, but about 2 years ago I was getting very obsessive about losing and I lost about 18 pounds. Unfortunately, I got depressed and started on Seroquel and I gained about 60 pounds. I'm 5'7 and 235 pounds and I'm pretty much disgusted with myself all the time. I've been trying to cut down portion size and it's working, but I get sort of weird with food - cut it up into small pieces, refuse to eat certain things. I mean I lose weight and I'm happy but I concern myself. My highest after the Seroquel was 251 so I'm feeling happy, but that was about a year ago. Try the South Beach Diet, and stick to it. I lost 11 pouds in the first week.
I'm not the best at giving advice about this, because I've fallen into the atypical anorexia range a few times in my life and I'm not always the healthiest person to guide about eating. My biggest issue is sweets, mainly ice cream, but I haven't even had a lot of that lately. I tend to bloat a lot during my period, though, and then when I weigh myself it kills me, because I tend to gain 4 pounds+. I lose my appetite when I'm hypomanic and end up losing like 5 pounds in a week... I fluctuate a lot.
Whenever I feel tempted I just think about how much better it'll feel when I'm thin. 170 is my ideal weight, but under 200 is when I'll really consider myself to be losing weight...
Oh my goodness, it is so great to know others struggle with the same things. I toatlly relate with you guys.
I am not "overweight", but I'm on the high end of average. I need to lose 10ish pounds. I have been slowly gaining weight for a couple years, and it's really hard. A few years ago, I almost went bulimic. I totally understand the hating/loving food thing. I am trying to work it out. I have personally found that God has helped me a lot in this area.