PLEASE READ THE WHOLE THING IF YOU ARE GOING TO COMMENT-AND PLEASE DONT BE RUDE.... Anyway I have come to believe that I have an eating disorder. Over eating/binge eating. I grew up without my mom and my dad raised me. He was a great father but I think he's the reason my perception of beauty and eating turned out horrible. He always told me not to eat this or that and made me weigh myself weekly and tell everyone that was there how much I weighed and he'd constantly tell me when I was getting fatter or he'd tell me I looked pregnant or how I'd never get a man because no man wants a fat woman. (I swear other than this he was a great dad and still is). Anyway, I went through highschool overeating even when i wasnt hungry and felt like I had to hide what I was eating and when and then when I'd gain weight I'd starve myself until I got back to a certain weight. After highschool I got my own place because I was so depressed from my dad being overly controlling and I lost my job and so on. Things got better for a while and I had finally fell in love with my body and started exercising and eating right and everything. I gained about 20 pounds when I cut my foot open and had to get stitches and was on crutches for a month and then had an ingrown toenail and had to have surgery and so on and I ended up getting depressed again. I found out I was pregnant and was VERY VERY sick for the first 5 months bc of heart burn and the wrong vitamins and I lost 30 pounds. My daughter was born VERY healthy and happy and I started working out whenever i healed and I started being a full time stay at home mom and quit working out and put my daughter first (gladly) I have picked up my overeating habits again and dont work out and dont have a job (which i have been looking) and I've started to hate my body again. I went from 191 after having my daughter to 265 19 months later. I'm scared to death i'm going to develop diabetes(it runs in my family and my aunt died from it) so i know I need to start doing something. However after gaining the weight I feel awful about myself and don't even wanna leave the house, but I KNOW i need to do something, anything because i do want to be there to watch my child grow up. Where should I start with resolving the eating disorder? Do you think I have an eating disorder? Thanks for the help. Oh and to add a little more I dont even feel the slightest bit pretty anymore. I absolutely feel ashamed of what I look like. :/Answer Question
Asked by Anonymous at 12:04 AM on Oct. 25, 2012 in Health
Answer by adnilm at 12:08 AM on Oct. 25, 2012
Answer by maxsmom11807 at 12:10 AM on Oct. 25, 2012
I think you have an emotional problem that you try to treat with food. I think probably some therapy with some exercise and a healthy diet you can get back on the road to a more healthy you and with the tools to avoid treating your emotional issues with food.
Answer by QuinnMae at 12:11 AM on Oct. 25, 2012
Answer by jeanclaudia at 12:15 AM on Oct. 25, 2012
Answer by adnilm at 12:22 AM on Oct. 25, 2012
Answer by adnilm at 12:34 AM on Oct. 25, 2012
Answer by maxsmom11807 at 12:34 AM on Oct. 25, 2012
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