I'm a 23 year old female who's ALWAYS hungry! Help?
When I was really young I had Fifths Disease and my weight plummeted at an alarming weight. Food tasted terrible and my appetite was zero. My mom couldn’t even get me to try my 5th birthday cake…
As I turned about 7 or 8 my appetite came back and the so did the pounds, admittedly a few too many.
Since then I’ve had an almost astonishing appetite. I try to eat healthy balanced meals with protein, veggies, grains and I’m always starving. I’m 6ft tall and the most I’ve weighed is 210lbs, which was clearly overweight despite my height.
I’ve lost 40lbs and kept it off in the past few years and now weigh about 160–170 depending on the season. However, I do notice that lately I’m hungrier than usual and am worried about the consequences of this. I’ve recently taken a job in Eastern Euro and I think the stress is exacerbating this. I can out-eat almost any female I know and go back for seconds if I choose. (No I don’t necessarily but I’m just ALWAYS hungry)
This is freaking me out a bit, I’ve joined a gym to try to keep from gaining back the weight but I’m having a hard time balancing it with my life.
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