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I think I have a eating disorder

Sunday, January 27, 2019

I’m becoming obsessed with working out and counting calories. I think my body looks way bigger than it is. I am 212.4lbs and want to get down to at least 100lbs and I’m 5’2”. I know that doesn’t seem healthy but I want to see my bones I want to see it all and I can’t. My doctors want to diagnose me with body dismorphia. I don’t know how I feel about that.
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  • _RAMONA
    Realistically, at 5'2" 100 lbs. is think, but not crazy... 110 lbs. would be better... 106-130 lbs. is "normal." However, regardless of weight eating nutritionally and exercising to be strong and fit is a more important focus. Losing weight is the bonus result fo a healthy lifestyle. Over and above all of that, you need to listen to your doctor and make a solid plan that supports health and well-being.

    Also, read 'The Obesity Code' by Dr. Jason Fung (helped me eliminate almost 100 lbs. happily and without stressing). Permanent weight is not about exercising obsessively and counting calories. If it was, anyone who goes in a diet would be successful.

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    383 days ago
  • RHOOK20047
    What was acceptable when we were young is not longer practical now that we have grown up. Bone structures have changed, body composition has change, and our goals are sometimes not attainable. Just lose weight and reach a healthy level to sustain. Check with your doctor and see where he sees you should be at.
    385 days ago
  • MRSPOTATOHEAD83
    I'm 5'2" and know from experience I start looking sickly around 120 lbs. Everyone's body shape and frame is different tho. The way people view themselves is more about their mental health and less about what the scale says.
    386 days ago
  • FARMGIRRRL1
    I understand you want that goal but, you don't want to make yourself sick. And when you start feeling good about yourself and have the confidence that you want that's when you need to stop and then maintain. Good luck dear and keep us posted. ☺
    386 days ago
  • LINDADAVENPO6
    I have the same problem
    386 days ago
  • JOHNMARTINMILES
    You need to do what works for you!

    Keep on Keeping on!

    Make today the greatest day of your life!
    Until tomorrow!

    386 days ago
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