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Anyone else with fribro eat a lot

Mar 22, 2017 5:14 AM

This might be a strange question but just lately I can eat and eat and eat everything and anything
I'm never full
I can only eat small portions but I'm picking all the time at food
Is it my energy levels ? Because I'm always always tired 😴

Mar 22, 2017 5:20 AM

I have that problem from time to time. It's been especially bad since my ankle surgery. I think I eat to ease stress and pain.

Mar 22, 2017 9:53 AM

I use marijuana for my pain so I get the munchies alot. But I have had gastric bypass so I can't eat much at one time. LOL

Mar 22, 2017 10:40 AM

I do. I thought it was the fibro at first. I had some tests done any my thyroid isn't working. I have Hashimotos and it can make u feel like u are never full 😵

Mar 22, 2017 10:57 AM

It's proven that when the body is fatigued, it craves food. And not healthy food. High calorie junk food. Stupid fatigue.

Mar 22, 2017 4:06 PM

I struggle with the fatigue and even before from my teenage years my go to comfort has always been food....Any food will do but mainly high calorie junk food. It's worse when I'm tired as fatiguedfighter said when you're tired your body wants high calorie junk food because it wants a quick burst of energy.....so with fibromyalgia comes fatigue and with fatigue comes hunger and with the hunger comes high calorie junk food especially high in sugar to try to overcome the fatigue!!!!

Mar 22, 2017 9:12 PM

It goes in cycles for me. Sometimes I can't get full and other times I don't want to eat a thing.

Mar 23, 2017 7:27 AM

I'm the same but my "hunger" is medication based. I take Nortrptaline at night and one of the side effects is increased appetite. It wouldn't be so bad if it wasn't all rubbish that it made me eat

Mar 23, 2017 11:39 AM

I used to be really bad with this . Your body tricks your mind to think you need the food but you really don't. Then I got really sick . Couldn't keep much of anything down for a few months . Then I lost a lot of weight . And now my body is trying to look for food again. Mostly at night while trying to sleep. So I end up eating saled . Hard to do when you want junk food

Stay strong 😊

Mar 23, 2017 11:41 AM

I had a few stomach ulcers so that didn't help at all.

Mar 23, 2017 11:47 AM

I do find when I'm in a pain FLARE especially I tend to eat whatever I can find. I also seem to crave tomatoes and pasta. All of which works against my goal to lose weight. Days like today I just don't care. I eat and get back on the train later.

Mar 25, 2017 4:27 AM

Thanks everyone I was really starting to think I was just greedy 🙈I have noticed that if it's cold and damp outside I want to eat and sleep the pain away
Today's warm and sunny so I'm on smoothies for a diet today
Hope your all having a good day
Lots of hugs

Mar 26, 2017 1:23 AM

I do! It is worse at night. I even wake up from dreaming starving. I rush to the kitchen and eat cereal.

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