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Afraid to eat after weight loss

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CakeInMyFace Sat 03-Nov-12 18:52:43

Not sure if this is the right place to post but here it goes. I have lost around 30lbs over the last 6 months post baby. I was a size 14 and am now an 8 and like I was 5 years ago. Before I got pregnant 2 years ago I was bigger than I wanted to be. Have been on weight watchers to lose it. I now seem to be having issues with eating and am terrified of gaining it back.

Im still losing and conscious people are starting to notice Im getting too thin. I don't want to lose more but I've become obsessed with calories and points, and afraid to put food in my mouth some days. Can anyone relate to this feeling? What do I do? Am worried Im heading down a dangerous path but not sure how to change my pattern of thinking.

SirBoobAlot Sat 03-Nov-12 19:34:23

I'm sorry you're feeling this way. I have issues with food too, and know how horrible it is.

Have you spoken to anyone professionally about this?

amillionyears Sat 03-Nov-12 22:31:18

You need to visit your GP.
There is a lot of help available for this.

Millie2013 Sun 04-Nov-12 12:54:42

Echo, you really need to talk to your GP (or a counsellor) about this and better to do this soon than let it take more of a hold. There is help out there. In the meantime, google BEAT (formally eating disorders association). I am not saying you have an ED, but it definitely sounds like you are having problems eating and BEAT is an excellent resource smile

CakeInMyFace Sun 04-Nov-12 20:53:59

Hi thanks for the great advice. I haven't spoken to anyone yet but my dh is getting concerned. I will have a look at those resources and try to get a handle on this.

SirBoobAlot Mon 05-Nov-12 01:39:48

Second the BEAT recommendation.

Please go and see your GP, call them in the morning and book an appointment for as soon as possible.

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