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Im trying to gain weight.

I'm 109 trying to get to 120. i drank them protein shakes and they didnt work. I eat all day every day and nothing works. Any ideas?

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Anonymous

Asked by Anonymous at 11:36 AM on May. 18, 2013 in Diet & Fitness

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  • Why? Have you been sick?
    ILovemyPaulie

    Answer by ILovemyPaulie at 11:38 AM on May. 18, 2013

  • Could be your thyroid....I wouldn't mess with it too much though. Unless it is putting you at some kind of health risk. Just enjoy the short period of time where you can eat whatever the hell you want to and not gain an ounce. There will come a day when it all switches around on you and you find you can't lose weight no matter what.
    KristiS11384

    Answer by KristiS11384 at 11:43 AM on May. 18, 2013

  • No im not sick. I look sick bc im so skinny. Im only 5 feet tall i liked what i looked like after i had my kids. I cant keep weight on me for anything. Im sick of people talking about how tiny i am.
    Anonymous

    Comment by Anonymous (original poster) at 11:46 AM on May. 18, 2013

  • % ft tall and 109 lbs is a perfectly healthy weight. It puts your BMI at around 21.3 I wouldn't be trying to change a thing as you are right in the middle for "healthy weight". However if you go to 120 lbs you're closer to crossing over to the unhealthy weight side. (Still healthy just on the high end of the charts)
    KristiS11384

    Answer by KristiS11384 at 11:51 AM on May. 18, 2013

  • Sorry 5 ft tall.
    KristiS11384

    Answer by KristiS11384 at 11:51 AM on May. 18, 2013

  • I'm 5'2" and 120 lbs. I'm perfectly happy with my weight but I'm 40 and have 5 kids. Most of my life I've been 103-110 lbs and didnt think I looked sick, just thin. Your weight is perfect, don't mess with it.
    missanc

    Answer by missanc at 11:57 AM on May. 18, 2013

  • There's nothing wrong with 109 at 5 ft.

    I am 5 ft 4 and 115 and I need to lose.
    staciandababy

    Answer by staciandababy at 12:01 PM on May. 18, 2013

  • I am 5 ft 4 and 115 and I need to lose.


     


    UM NO you don't. That puts you with a BMI of 19.8. ( A lower BMI then at 5 ft and 109 lbs) Unless you've got Body Dismorphic Disorder which is a problem with your head not your weight. So you would need counseling not weight loss. 

    KristiS11384

    Answer by KristiS11384 at 12:14 PM on May. 18, 2013

  • I'm a little underweight. Sometimes that's just how your body is. I wouldn't worry about it unless your doctor seems concerned. I'm 5'4" and weigh 103. I ask my doctor about it and he never seems worried. As long as you're healthy don't freak out about it. I know it's annoying when people think it's ok to criticize you're weight, but if that's how your body is then there's nothing you can do about it. Better to be as healthy as you can be at the weight you are than to be unhealthy because you put your weight on with Ding Dings KWIM?
    Hollyhock.

    Answer by Hollyhock. at 12:47 PM on May. 18, 2013

  • As long as you're healthy don't freak out about it.


    EXACTLY!
    KristiS11384

    Answer by KristiS11384 at 12:50 PM on May. 18, 2013

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