Do you gain or lose weight in stressful times?

Contributor: Anne Anne
For me, it depends on the situation. Right now, I just lost my older brother from complications due to diabetes and addison's disease... so I'm gaining a lot of weight through that. When I have a break up, I usually starve and have no appetite, so I lose weight. What about you all?
Answers (public voting - your screen name will appear in the results):
I lose the weight
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20  (25%)
I gain the weight
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26  (32%)
It depends, sometimes both
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19  (24%)
My weight stays the same
Mrs.Tee , Raymaker , married with children , Rossie , deltalima , emiliaa , Cat E. , Allstars316 , Geogeo , Bleu , LexiKitten , PassionateLover2 , FLIPxMODE , U3H , LoveX
15  (19%)
Total votes: 80
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Contributor: LeeBee LeeBee
I have a bad habit of not eating at all if I get stressed out.
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Contributor: VanillaFreeSex VanillaFreeSex
i'm sorry for your loss. i have gone thru times when i have sought comfort in food, especially sweets. other times i have not eaten enough, those times are usually when i'm being hard on myself for things. when i have high anxiety it's difficult for me to eat and/or i will forget to eat.
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Contributor: nikki0668 nikki0668
I'm never hungry during stressful times, so I end up losing a little weight. Unfortunately, it comes back with a vengeance.
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Contributor: sexxxkitten sexxxkitten
When I'm sad, I lose weight. If I'm stressed because I have a lot to do, I usually gain weight.

I'm sorry for your loss.
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Contributor: Mrs.Tee Mrs.Tee
Quote:
Originally posted by Anne
For me, it depends on the situation. Right now, I just lost my older brother from complications due to diabetes and addison's disease... so I'm gaining a lot of weight through that. When I have a break up, I usually starve and have no ...
Sorry for your lost
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Contributor: atryonix atryonix
Lose
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Contributor: Supervixen Supervixen
I lose my appetite, so I tend to lose weight, too.
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Contributor: RonLee RonLee
Back a few years ago, duing a rather stressful time in my life I lost over thirty pounds due to the stress. It was bad enough that my shrink recommended two kinds of antidepressants. That helped with the stress but my appetite came back and I gained all the weight back and a bit more.
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Contributor: Voir Voir
I drop weight, doesn't matter if my appetite changes I drop the weight.
Same thing happens when I come down with a virus, I don't find myself sick often but when I do it's usually awful.
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Contributor: Vanille Vanille
Quote:
Originally posted by Anne
For me, it depends on the situation. Right now, I just lost my older brother from complications due to diabetes and addison's disease... so I'm gaining a lot of weight through that. When I have a break up, I usually starve and have no ...
I lose during stressful situations.

And I also have a eating disorder history so it kinda clashes together. :/
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Contributor: Raymaker Raymaker
Even if my appetite drops when I'm anxious (which it does) my weight honestly stays the exact same. It probably has to do with my Diabetes, PCOS and other assorted endocrinological medical ailments.
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Contributor: sXeVegan90 sXeVegan90
I lose weight due to my appetite being nearly close to zero and anything I eat I usually get sick from worrying, stress and all of the crying. I'm sorry for your loss.
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Contributor: Lioncub Lioncub
I'm a stress eater so unfortunately I gain.
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Contributor: married with children married with children
my weight has not changed in over 15 years. Sorry to hear about your brother.
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Contributor: gsfanatic gsfanatic
It varies, but it tends slightly towards gaining weight
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Contributor: Creepellah Creepellah
I gain weight :/ I wish it was the opposite.
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Contributor: lovebites lovebites
Quote:
Originally posted by Creepellah
I gain weight :/ I wish it was the opposite.
same here
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Contributor: Rossie Rossie
Mine stays the same. Sorry for your loss.
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Contributor: xLovingYoux xLovingYoux
I lose weight
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Contributor: RonLee RonLee
Yes sorry for your loss.
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Contributor: deltalima deltalima
Quote:
Originally posted by Anne
For me, it depends on the situation. Right now, I just lost my older brother from complications due to diabetes and addison's disease... so I'm gaining a lot of weight through that. When I have a break up, I usually starve and have no ...
I wish.
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Contributor: gwenevieve gwenevieve
Quote:
Originally posted by Anne
For me, it depends on the situation. Right now, I just lost my older brother from complications due to diabetes and addison's disease... so I'm gaining a lot of weight through that. When I have a break up, I usually starve and have no ...
it depends- sometimes i will overeat and sometimes i will starve myself. used to have pretty bad eating disorders but im working on fixing it
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Contributor: emiliaa emiliaa
My weight stays the same--and I sometimes overeat, sometimes undereat. I guess not frequently enough to make a difference.
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Contributor: PropertyOfPotter PropertyOfPotter
I'm so sorry to hear about your loss!

It doesn't seem to matter what's going on, if I'm stressed, I'm gaining weight. Nothing will change other than the stress and it still happens!
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Contributor: js250 js250
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Contributor: CrazyDazy CrazyDazy
I always seem to gain weight. maybe because i drink too much pop when stressed... or snack more.
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Contributor: Cat E. Cat E.
My weight always stays the same no matter the situation. When depressed or stressed, I'm always able to eat.
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Contributor: js250 js250
It depends on the severity of the stress. Usually I quit eating and tend to lose weight.
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Contributor: Vaginas Vaginas
usually gain but occasionally lose
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