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Lynise is BACK!

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since i have started becoming depressed i have gained about 30lbs… i am 5’10’’ with a lean build. however i weight close to 170lbs, which is considered normal in the books, but i feel too big. when i was in HS i weighed 145 and i want to get close to that number again. if if i were 155 i would be happy. I need to start doing something and soon.
my plans-
waking up in the morning and eating something very healthy.
—i tend not to eat in the morning because it makes me sick, i have been told that if i were to start eating in the morning that i would get used to it again here soon. I think i am going to start out with a glass of orange juice in the morning to see if i can build up my potential hunger for in the mornings.
—eat less fatening foods
—exercise in my room at least 30min a day..

i can do it…



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I'm in the same boat

Hey, I’m 5’ 9” and 165ish (after the holidays). My doctor tells me my weight is normal and in the healthy range. However, I also feel way too uncomfortable in my body because I know how I felt when I was thinner! I used to be on cross country and ran religiously but working and commuting has sapped my energy.

Be strong!

yeah me too!

I am 5’10 and 163lbs, again, within the healthy weight range for my height but i feel uncomfortable in my own body. I have also noticed how tired I have become – and how much energy I lack.

I think a glass of oj in the morning is a good idea. maybe you could build up to a smoothie? no fat milk, berries or banana and a touch of low fat yogurt. If you do that you could add a bit of wheatgerm or metamucil for fiber and that would in fact be a healthy breakfast! Baby steps though.

Also if you can manage your half an hour excersize outside do that. Even if it means doing a ten min walk around the block then the rest in your room it will be beneficial to your depression too. I only say this as I have gone through a terrifying deep depression in my past and read as much as i could about the subject to help myself and as it turns out, letting your eyes see daylight produces endorphins. Or if you have a park close by do a lap around that every morning. Looking at nature gives even more endorphins :) good luck!

Lynise is BACK!

Thank you guys so much for the input..I am so glad to see that there are other people in my boat, i know that there is, but its nice to hear about how ppl my height and weight deal with losing a bit of weight.
as for the drinking a smoothie, im going to start out with OJ and work my way up because i get sick in the morning if i eat… weird i know.

Thanks so much guys. i will keep posting more updates when i get going next week


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