Anorexia, Bulimia & Binge Eating Expert Forum
recovering anorexic weight gain
About This Forum:

Questions in the Anorexia, Bulimia, Binge Eating Forum are being answered by Dr. Patricia Pitts, PhD, a Clinical Psychologist from The Bella Vita Program - CA.

Font Size:
A
A
A
Background:
Blank
Blank
Blank
This expert forum is not accepting new questions. Please post your question in one of our medical support communities.
Blank Blank

recovering anorexic weight gain

Hi,

I am a 28yr old recovering anorexic and I have just started eating again. In the first week I gain 5 pound immediatly and begin eating all the time, I hungry every two hours and my weight actually dropped back down close to where it was! I was happy with it, I was a few pounds heavier than when I was restricting, which is healthy for me. Then I started eating dairy and I gained 5 pounds and had a distended belly for about 10 days or so. My weight has stayed at that same 5 pounds extra for about a month now.I am freaking out, It feels like real weight, my thighs and hips are bigger. It really does feel too heavy, its more than I was before I was restricting. I am doing a normal diet of 2000-2100 a day and exercising 5 days a week for 40min. Is this where it will stay?
Related Discussions
514715_tn?1338269858
By practicing not focusing on food, weight, and appearance your journey to gain yourself will return.  To learn to more about anorexia and recovery visit the bella vita website.  Best, Dr Patricia Pitts  Los Angeles, CA  
Blank
Continue discussion Blank
Blank
Weight Tracker
Weight Tracker
Start Tracking Now
RSS Expert Activity
233488_tn?1310696703
Blank
Marathon Running Done Over Many Yea...
May 21 by John C Hagan III, MD, FACS, FAAOBlank
233488_tn?1310696703
Blank
New Article on Multifocal IOL vs &q...
May 21 by John C Hagan III, MD, FACS, FAAOBlank
748543_tn?1371753642
Blank
TMJ/TMJ The Connection Between Teet...
Jan 27 by Hamidreza Nassery , DMD, FICOI, FAGDBlank