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Should I Be Stressing Over My Weight All The Time?

I'm a girl, 16, and I weigh 120, and height is 5 foot 8 inches. I've gained two pounds in two days and I hate that, so I ate nothing but 1 meal today... Should I be like this? What should I be weighing for my age and height?

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Stress only makes you gain more weight

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Yes stress can add on more calories than even my infamous triple choc fudge brownies can.
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There's no need. I'm the same weight, only a little shorter. You're fine. Be happy, and thankful!

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Nah your fine

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There's nothing wrong with your weight. So, no you shouldn't worry bout your weight.

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Incredubella

Stress is a good way to gain weight because it makes you eat

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No, don't worry about it, you're only 16 and you're normal, if anything a little under what you should be. If anything I think you need to eat more. Right now, given your height, your weight is perfect. If you worry about it then just do small exercises here and there but don't give up eating, you're perfectly fine.

I'm 16 (almost 17!), 5 feet even, and weigh 110 pounds, that is a little above what I should be for me but that's because I have muscles in my legs- it could just be muscle weight, remember that.

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Minji

There's no need to stress over that. You're a good weight, and you're still growing.

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you are young and already don't weigh alot stop worrying about things like that and have fun!

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you should always consume your sedintary calorie value (what it takes to keep your body functioning). by skipping meals your body overreacts when you do eat by storing it as fat. also stressing over this all the time will cause weight gain. go to ask.com and search for a bmi chart it will be a graph comparing heights v. weights and give you an idea of where you are.

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Yerp, when you starve yourself, you gain weight.
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I weigh more than you! Maybe I shouldn't eat at all -.- lol, but I will because that's hard

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You're weight is great for a girl your age and height. And the weight gain, it could be a number of reasons not related to eating. It could be water weight. Or, around the time of your period you can go up anywhere between 1-5 pounds - again, it's not from fat; it goes down after a few days or a week.

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No!

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?!?! :o
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That's a good way to start a nasty cycle of eating disorders. Stop stressing, and love yourself!

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nope dont think negative, but if u want a change u can workout and eat healthy ;)

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the more you stress the more weight you gain just relax most girls your age weigh more that that

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:'( i hate myself.

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why?
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You seem so much better than me.
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NightChaser
You don't know that.... :(
why do you say that?
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Nvm.
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No, why? Why? WHY?!?!
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I'm gonna bug you till you reply! :P
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HEEEEEEEEElLOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOO?!?!?
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no love yourself

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5'8" and 120lbs? You're a bean pole! When I was 5'10" and 140lbs people though I was anorexic.

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Lolololol. I don't think I am, so many of the snooty girls my age look so much thinner than me! oye... :(
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Believe it or not your are the perfect weight for your height. See for yourself: http://www.rush.edu/rumc/page-1108048103230.html You WANT to be right in the middle of that range. If other girls are that much thinner, they probably aren't that healthy.
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oh. :D ok, thanks!
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EDIT: Wait I just looked at that chart again... 5'8" should be 126-154, so you are actually slightly underweight!
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:O Horay!
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Cause today I weighed myself and now I weigh 116! not sure it will last long, but gosh darn it, HORAY! hahahaha
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Stressing leads to eating disorders.

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dont worry bout weight i dont

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You are the perfect weight and height.Don't worry,have 3 meals a day,plus a snack. ;D

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If anything, you are underweight. You shouldn't be concerned about gaining 2 lbs, although it wouldn't hurt, because your weight will fluctuate through the day and week. If you want to obsess, obsess on eating healthy.

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actually according to BMI your underweight for your height and age so I would not be worried about gaining a little just not to much you want 2 b 50/50

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