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What do you do when you can't eat, because you're so stressed out?

I'm hungry, but when I sit down with food, I just can't eat.

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australis

Hi Cj!Well since my life is rarely stress free..I'm always losing my appetite.But what really helps me is going for a jog along the beach,it gives me some quiet time to think and unwind..away from difficult people.When I'm done and all hot and sweaty I just dive in for a swim and everything just washes of me..so to speak.It's a winning formula for me because an hour later I feel that most of the stress has gone down and I'm suddenly feeling hungry AND I actually eat.
Hope it helps you.

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that sounds familiar to me
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it really works for me..trouble is I eat a lot after that.So much for exercising LOL
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I'm not a good swimmer & think jogging is to harsh on your joints, but always though a good 3hr 20 km walk sweated alot of the days pressures & lifes anxieties out of you, helping you take back control of your daily life & feel in control of events affecting your life.
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I agree with walking as well and I do that every morning on my way to school with some of my kids but when I'm really stressed I need to give it all hard.
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A workout in the bedroom. Lol
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Well..umm!!! I just chocked on my Red Bull LOL! Kaz!
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wrong place for me to continue thread.. I'll just move on to Kaz ...
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I never knew stalking could be so much fun. And the things one learns...
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Oh just be quiet Hondo.You stalker
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That was tongue in cheek. I didn't mean to be out of line if I was. Sorry folks.
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You weren't out of line Kaz.It was fun.Hondo sure had fun stalking.
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not at all Kaz .. I was playing along ;)
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I don't know I've felt this before. I've been so stressed out I'm not even hungry. it seems kinda impossible to force myself to eat. :(

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I just don't eat

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I haven't ate hardly anything this entire weekend. And actually have lost 3 pounds just over the past few days.
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I have to eat a LOT. If I don't ill lose weight fast with my exercise. Large intake, large amounts of calories being burned. I've got to stop exercising when I get like that
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I haven't been exercising. My gym has been closed for the past two weeks because they're putting in new floors. Has to be 3 pounds lost from not eating.
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Try to drink lots of fluids, and even eliminate the source of stress as a factor on your life
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I go walk for a mile or two and think about absolutely nothing.

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Actually sounds pretty amazing, I may just do that.
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btw, I watched the vid you mentioned. Definitely informative.
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I love doing that. I don't even take my phone with me. It really lends perspective sometimes
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Glad you enjoyed it. There's another one on there, I can't for the life of me remember the name, it's just a religious documentary. Mainly this guy going around talking to Christians trying to get "informed" on the bible, but they all fail to give accurate info. Or even prove how it's true.
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lol ok. I kinda enjoy how those who are deeply religious hate discussing the Ten Commandments because they're so rediculous...
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This guy actually went to the Vatican. And they wouldn't let him in. lol I'm going to see if I can find the name of that.
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Religulous
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Exercise is always a good activity to destress.
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I'm sorry you can't eat :{
At least get some ' Ensure'
and drink you vitamins and nutrients.

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Starve until I can actually make myself eat or stop being stressed. It's not good at all you should talk about it with a close friend or relative. Just talking can actually help some if the person is willing to listen and talk to you helping out.

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I'm itching like a mad man right now and the screaming child has got me wide awake now, but she's asleep now. Thank the Heaven's for that too! What about you?
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I'm about to hit the hay babysitting the little girl worn me out. She's adorable though when asleep and is sleeping with my mom and her boyfriend. I'm grabbing Foxy little fuzzy favorite pet dog of mom's and snuggling up with her. And heading off into dream world where for sure anything's possible. Goodnight. Lol
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Oh, yeah I almost forgot listen to this when you get the chance. I cried when I listened to it I got so excited when Jacoby Shaddix sung from Papa Roach with them on the chorus part. I was honestly astounded by his voice and the way he carried himself walking around. The one in all black and black spiked up hair you know him right from Papa Roach like I'm so in love with him. And it's called "Anxiety" by Black Eyed Peas featuring Papa Roach. Please watch when you get the chance! AHHHHHHHH LOVE HIM HEHE! <3
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get away from what is stressing you out

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To relive of stress one must chillax lol just relax

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ask yourself why exactly you are stressed out! make positive points for yourself n get yourself to eat... because staying hungry.... not a solution!!

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What's wrong Cj? What are you stressed about.

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Earth to Cj. What's up girl?!?
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Sorry Kev.. going through a "break-up".
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At any age humans go through this, best advice talk to friends, family or a professional Find out whats causing it and my quote always is "everything is going to work out I promise"
good luck

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i just go out and run around .hope u feel better dear.

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Thank you!
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I don't eat. I can spare the weight.

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Lol
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Nothing wrong with a curvaceous figure Koichan.
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Thanks, Kaz. I wish it was just curvaceous...I'm approaching global! I hate the heat! Makes me very cranky. How are you?
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Try eating chocolate, it releases good endorphins. It gives you energy & is easy to carry round with you. Freddo's are good little boosts of energy for you individually wrapped. Don't listen to people who say after the lift chocolate gives you you have a serious decline as the sugar hit wears off as I have a solution. Just have a small amount of chocolate each hour & you can cruise around without the stomach growling out loud from hunger pains. Chocolate is made for us busy people who need nonstop energy, to do our job & that of others less committed to work responsibilities.

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I love Freddo's no matter what mood I'm in Kaz.I always have a good excuse for a Freddo ALWAYS.
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Kaz your right about chocolate having sustaining qualities..
though I rarely eat chocolate..
I find a couple times a year its a must... usually in great quantity :)
what was familiar with Sandra answer is my connection with land and water... I swim daily .. never run .. but walk a great distance
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Ah you don't know what you are both missing out on..if you don't run.
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Running is harsher on the joints & the bust. That's why I prefer long long walks at a brisk pace where your calf are tingling. Us older ladies have to try & preserve ourselves. Lol
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Old..no way Kaz!
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Blades I just apologized if my lighthearted comment under Sandra's answer on dealing with stress offended anyone. I had just worked a 10 hr day & was trying to bring a little flippancy into the conversation. I forget sometimes that some folk may take things the wrong way.
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You have nothing to apologize for Kaz.
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Thanks Sandra,
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really you don't Kaz.. I was playing along.. I would have loved to jump into the conversation.. but though best not to lol!
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Too bad you didn't I would have had so much fun picking on Hondo.
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I'm know for taking things right to the point of not being liked at times.... yea I know for... I'm working on it :)
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Blades I don't believe that.
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Tell him Kaz!!!..I've never seen him do that.I think we are going to start another slap part Kaz..remember last time we did it?
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sounds both potentially painful yet rewarding lol
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Well Kaz told someone i had to slap in him in line because he was putting himself down and I invited Kaz to slap along too and it turned into a slap party AND he was wrapped and thanked us.Ask Kaz.
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lol funny! how could someone not find that rewarding :)
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Well he certainly did and it served him right.I'm busy answering now...I'm thinking.Lol.
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Haha :)
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I have finished my..now I think I'll comment on your tree.
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that's a great idea.. those were very good suggestions
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One slap deserves another. But maybe it should be a gangster slap. Lol
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Freddos are cheap on eBay may have to buy them in bulk.
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Far out Kaz..I can't even type from the laughter.Gangster slap...we have to go back and tell him that.His been real good since that day..he even changed his profile pic.Lol I haven't laughed this much in ages.
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That's what are friends are for.
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my priority is to settle my spirit..
some solitude... a day off... some quiet time.. I don't force the issue of food.. but I do remain focused on keeping my body hydrated..
Hope this moment finds you at peace...

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Hello blades.
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Your spirit always seems to have a peacefulness to it that reflects in your well chosen words Blades. Your input on ask is what makes life interesting to a lot of us. Have you ever tried rebirthing. I would love to, to see who I was in a past life. That's if you believe in past life's. You may not, & if that's the case , sorry for asking.
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I hold all possibilities open
my grad parents .. I told them of things.. things about them.. things I shouldn't have known..
they shared with me things they knew of me.. things I would know later.. you Kaz understand these things.. these possibilities
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Sandra knows these things too..
she just doesn't know yet
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just doesn't know she knows yet
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I can hear you,,you know.What do I know Lol?
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Darn.. I wanted to be the one to tell you.. but I though t you realized it recently.. oh well .. guess the Huggy is out of the bag
:)
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you know things..
things others don't know
things only you can tell them of..show them.. like Kaz
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I'm sooooo confused Lol.Must be daft.Where is Huggy when you need him.Lazy bear.
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rotfl .... didn't expect him to be called lazy just because he was taking a nap... poor little bear :)
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We are but a small minority in the chemistry of this world. The unseen often controls the seen. But man is so full of himself that he believes he is the be all & end all of this world. He is sadly mistaken.
I once discribed a house to my mum that was in a dream one day. It was most unusual there was a upstairs verandah built around a great tree that shaded you in summer if sitting on the verandah. My mum looked at me amused. She said what else can I tell her. I said there was a hedge right across the back yard with a gap to walk through that sectioned off the back yard into two sections. I said there was an old pushbike leaning against the hedge & that was about all I could remember. My mum told me that was her aunt Otty's house where my aunt Marj who I love dearly, who is now in a nursing home but still getting around at 93 grew up. I was amazed. There was no photos of it in our family album & you couldn't see the back yard from the street or the front yard. You had to look out the back door or the kitchen window to see it. Just another unexplained fact of how our brains are receptors for the unseen.
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Agree... much knowledge is imprinted upon us
we merely must be willing to receive
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