I used to be anorexic/bulimic when I was 15-17 years old. Now I am 19 and weigh about 120 something and am 5'3. I know i am not overweight but I want to lose a few pounds. I have fat in certain areas that really bother me. So i have been trying to lose weight for awhile now but it seems impossible. I run almost everyday for 6 miles or more and do weights at least twice a week. I work at a job where I am standing all the time and moving around. So combined with the running and my job and weights I thought that it would be easy to lose weight by cutting calorie intake. However i do not think that it is working. I have just began to count my calories because I thought that I might be eating more than I thought. I sometimes binge which is something that began after gaining weight to be healthy again. Well I am sort of discouraged because I feel like i am eating healthy and exercising and should lose weight. i have been trying for quite sometime but it seems hopeless................I am just wondering if i have a very slow metabolism now? I also was curious how much calories i should be taking in to lose weight. I want to be at least 115 and at most 110. Am I expecting to much to lose that? I know that I am a normal weight but I just want to lose a little to make me feel more comfortable in my skin. Thanks in advance
Copyright 1994-2018MedHelp.All rights reserved. MedHelp is a division of Vitals Consumer Services, LLC.
The Content on this Site is presented in a summary fashion, and is intended to be used for educational and entertainment purposes only. It is not intended to be and should not be interpreted as medical advice or a diagnosis of any health or fitness problem, condition or disease; or a recommendation for a specific test, doctor, care provider, procedure, treatment plan, product, or course of action. MedHelp is not a medical or healthcare provider and your use of this Site does not create a doctor / patient relationship. We disclaim all responsibility for the professional qualifications and licensing of, and services provided by, any physician or other health providers posting on or otherwise referred to on this Site and/or any Third Party Site. Never disregard the medical advice of your physician or health professional, or delay in seeking such advice, because of something you read on this Site. We offer this Site AS IS and without any warranties. By using this Site you agree to the following Terms and Conditions. If you think you may have a medical emergency, call your physician or 911 immediately.