Do You Over-eat Or Under-eat When Stressed Out?

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    Jan 14, 2011 5:26 PM GMT
    Some people when they are emotional or stressed, resort to comfort food.... and gain weight

    Im the opposite.. when Im emotional and stressed, i lose all my appetite, i just cant eat.... people start asking me whats wrong and if Im sick cuz I look so skinny...

    So are you a stress-eater, or a stress-faster?
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    Jan 14, 2011 6:28 PM GMT
    Undereat. I'm very likely to skip lunch altogether. This is particularly true if I'm very busy at work. I should probably start to keep snacks handy around my office so I can just graze throughout the day.
  • rnch

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    Jan 14, 2011 9:12 PM GMT
    funny how stress can affect the human condition. icon_exclaim.gif

    during the most stressfull time (so far) in my life, when my beloved role model father was visibly going downhill on a daily basis, slowly fighting a loosing battle with cancer and chemotherapy, i was so stressed out that i was sleeping mabye 3 hours a night and shoving food down my throat with both hands, non-stop. icon_cry.gif

    yet in that 5 month period i lost at least 30 pounds and 3 levis jeans waist sizes. icon_question.gif

    a "friend" started a nasty rumor that i had "caught the AIDS", i lost weight so fast icon_eek.gif