Weight GAIN is my problem

By Turtle Latest Reply 2009-12-25 10:55:39 -0600
Started 2009-12-23 01:09:21 -0600

I had lost 30 lbs after knee surgery and getting so sick for 3-4 weeks after surgery. I had no appitite and could not eat anything. I could barely drink water. THEN the tables turned and I am on less pain meds. I have an appitite again and living in assisted living, my meals are fixed for me. I eat in a dining room so I have company to eat with which is what I needed to help me eat. BUT the weight gain! GOSH!!! I do not go for seconds and I often have such an appitite that I feel like I can eat the *ss out of a reinhoursis (sp?). Some of this could be med related because I could not take my meds before either but I can now. I feel so fat! I am beginning to hate myself. This has to stop

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Pat Roth
Pat Roth 2009-12-25 10:55:39 -0600 Report

Hey Turtle! I too went thru a feast or famine syndrome! I was sicker than I realized before my surgery in Sept, didn't want to eat and was thinking how NICE that was, a change for me——well, after I got rid of the poison in my system, I could have eaten a horse—-tail and all! Some suggested that it was probably my body over reacting to inadequate food intake and the stress on my body!! And I think that they were right—-tried to keep an eye on it—did gain 10 #, but after my system got back on track, I can more easily stick to a better food plan—just took awhile, but feel in control again—tain't easy!! Hugs, PR

Hinboyz3 2009-12-23 08:05:37 -0600 Report

Goodmorning Turtle the wieght gain isnt your fault at all, things will change for you, so just hold on and it will get better. You are such a sweet person with a big heart, I can teel that from all your different comments on DC. So just hold on don't give up on hope, if we do we wont have anything to look forward too.

Harlen 2009-12-23 06:31:00 -0600 Report

I am sorry your going thrue this.
Do they serve diabetec meals there? Or
You may be going thrue feast or fammen mode.I got to make my self slow down when I eat and give it a little time to land or I keep eating when I should stop.
But thats me.
Best wishes