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Weight Gain Fear of "pigging out" Jul 22 2011
17:51 (UTC)
Original Post by twwyckoff:

ugh, my mom baked some candy bar-bar cookies things yesterday, and already I have eating 3 today, and its not even lunch, and I had 5 last night...and 2 when they were fresh out of the oven.  All I can think about is the calories and fat and butter and ergggggggg

Its like I just want to eat sweets, and a lot of them.  its wrong that I just want to take a handful of these things and eat them till im full and sick, but I keep thinking, "Well, if I need to gain weight it's okay" but it's not



had to rant this somewhere.

I was prone to this in the early stages. I could eat sweet things all day. It was pretty much all I wanted to do.  I could eat a ridiculous amount of sweet things and still not feel sick.

  It'll get a lot better when you get close to a healthy weight and your cravings even out. I still love to eat sweet things, but I'm not craving them 24/7 anymore.  Sweet things were what I restricted most, so my body was crying it for it during recovery.  Possibly the same for you?

Weight Gain ice cream? Jul 22 2011
09:47 (UTC)

Maybe give yourself a small portion to begin with, so you don't feel like binging? You can gradually get yourself used to the ice cream again, so you no longer associate it with your binging, but rather, associate it with a snack?


I'd definitely recommend the New York Super Fudge Chunk flavour. Asda usually has it, if I recall correctly. Probably my favourite.

  From your list, I'd go with Fossil Fuel though.

Weight Gain Weight Gainers! What did YOU eat today? July 5-July 26 Jul 19 2011
13:51 (UTC)

Gingerkisses: *Complete Zelda fantard.* :D



B: Mixed bowl of fruit and fibre and frosted shreddies. (500) packet of pineapple chunks. (82)

L: Pitta bread stuffed with chorizo and veggies. (270)

S: (Totally not much of a snack) whole tray of nutella fudge crumble. (5800 according to recipe calculator)

D: ( Was taken out for dinner by friends parents)

  Starter: Risotto with cheese on top. (350 ish?)

 Main: Brests of chicken wrapped in parma ham with potatoes and veg. (500 ish)

Dessert: Sticky Toffee Pudding. (700 ish)


Total: 8208. full at the end of last night. Consuming that amount of calories all at once cannot be good for the body, but I really don't care. I was on a munch and didn't really feel like stopping and I didn't want to be a downer at dinner, so I went with it.



Weight Gain Weight Gainers! What did YOU eat today? July 5-July 26 Jul 13 2011
10:01 (UTC)

Raspberryrose: The Milka bar was the creamy one, which has more calories. I'm positive I'm not overestimating. My portions are almost always double(perhaps more) the recommended amount


Spiritriser/Beth: It's good to see a familiar face here! I still have the Milkybar, just have breaks from it every now and then. :P


Weight Gain Weight Gainers! What did YOU eat today? July 5-July 26 Jul 12 2011
16:12 (UTC)

Hm, It's been a while since I've been here, but I've been struggling a bit lately, so i was gonna try out posting here again for a bit, see if it helps.

   Anyone still here I may remember? :3



B: 120g Fruit and Fibre with milk. (500), 2 slices of toast with 2 spoonful of PB. (400)

S: Carrot cake cupcake (450?) + apple (70)

L: Curried carrot soup and a few slices of bread. (460?)

S: 100G Milka. (601)

D: 2 Chimichangas at Mexican. (1200?)

S: a banana, handful of grapes and an orange. (250?)


Total: 3931


Weight Gain 2500+ calories only: Weight Gainers-What Did YOU Eat Today? - November 26th until December 20th Dec 03 2010
23:41 (UTC)

iazzae: Much is right.  At 5'8 and 113lbs I'm guessing you'd still look rather  thin. I'm confused though, are you recovering from an ED? currently seeking professional help? Are your parents the ones weighing you?

   If you're not seeking professional help, I'd advise it. You may think that you can get through recovery by yourself, but there's a lot of mental problems that need to be tackled with the help of a professional in most cases. Get help, you'll seriously thank yourself for it in the long run.


Also, I wouldn't say that was excessive.

Weight Gain 2500+ calories only: Weight Gainers-What Did YOU Eat Today? - November 26th until December 20th Nov 30 2010
19:46 (UTC)

Spiritriser: Nooooo. :((((


For everyone that was asking about the birthday cake ice cream recipe:

[url] y-pleasure-birthday-cake-ice-cream/[/url]


I'm going to be making apple crumble ice cream tomorrow. :)


Weight Gain Weight Gainers-What Did YOU Eat Today? - November 9th until November 23rd Nov 23 2010
19:19 (UTC)

Hm, been a while. Was off track for a while, so I'm posting here again in an attempt to keep myself on track.


Spiritriser: So jealous! I saw cookie dough pop tarts in Americandy, but they were like £5.60. :(


B: Porridge w/ 3 egg whites, milk, chocolate custard,  cookie crisp and curiously cinnamon. Nutella and banana toastie. Cup of warm strawberry milk.

S: apple w/ 4 TBSP of PB lathered on.

L: Roast chicken and tomato sandwich with herb mayonnaise sauce, Gingerbread latte and a lemon poppyseed muffin.

DI: Baked potato w/  lots of spaghetti bolognese meat inside, salad on the side.

DE: Empire biscuit.

S: 2 thick slices of dad's homemade bread w/ 2 tbsp nutella each.

S2: Bowl of my homemade birthday cake ice cream. (This was ridiculously good)


Weight Gain Weight Gainers-What Did YOU Eat Today? - October 21st until November 4th Nov 06 2010
12:40 (UTC)

I agree with Muchlinski. I don't see any sort of a binge in that meal plan. Looks perfectly normal, if not a little skimpy. :S

Weight Gain Weight Gainers-What Did YOU Eat Today? - October 21st until November 4th Nov 03 2010
22:58 (UTC)
Original Post by spiritriser:

Sorry I haven't posted in a while! But guess what? My mum went to the states with a shopping list of amerian food goodies to buy me :) and she came back with pb&co, chocolate bars, poptarts, flips and goldfish! Wooh!

Anyway today:

Breakfast: big bagel toasted and with butter and marmite.

Snack: 2 plums

Lunch: salmon and cucumber sandwich from tescos, pack of sunbites crisps and a pink lady apple

Snack: tea and a recess peanut butter whips bar

Snack: pack of bear granola and a plum

Dinner: lentil curry with butternut squash and spinach and toasted wholemeal pitta

Dessert: big bowl of vanilla ice cream, pink lady apple dunked in a fair amount of pb&co cinnamon and raisin swirl

Snack: tea and poptart

Okay so I should stop saving all my calories for the end of the day... By the way have any of you guys ever given blood?

Welcome back Beth. :)

So jealous, bet you got lots of awesome poptart flavours? Haha.

Weight Gain Weight Gainers-What Did YOU Eat Today? - October 21st until November 4th Oct 31 2010
11:21 (UTC)
Original Post by georgieuk:

Went to a wedding yesterday - huuuge challenge, but did so well. But not sure if this is even possible, but have been feeling so full & sick all day today - perhaps its becasue the food was so rich? Yesterdays eats:

B 2x vitabrits w C milk, blueberries & TB honey + Wm toast w butter & vegemite + glass juice

L Lebanese bread wrap w ham, hummos, cottage cheese & salad + side salad + pot banana yoghurt

S (canapes) vietnamese prawn rice paper roll + chicken schnitzel bitey size

D plate salmon gravlax + slice olive bread w butter (E)

Trout on cheesy risotto + veg (M)

Slice lindt chocolate cake + choc dipped strawberries (D)

Wasnt very good that the girl next to me was like 'I cant beleive you ate all that cake, I can't, I'm watching my weight'...thanks for that!

She sounds jealous that you can afford to eat that slice of cake(and more) and she can't. :P

Weight Gain Do you think this is enough to gain? Oct 29 2010
17:10 (UTC)

2500 IS generally advised for females. This helps not only with gaining weight, but repairing your body also. You'll probably need a lot more calories to gain than a normal person, due to the amount of calories needed just to repair your organs, etc. If you're gaining on 1900/2000 just now, I'm guessing it's because you were eating at a very low number during your ED? If so, your body will probably be holding onto all the food it can get. Once you increase, you can expect to see initial gains, but these gains usually level off after a while. Your metabolism can often rev up when you even increase upwards of 2500. 2500 is usually suggested to get your body out of starvation mode successfully. The more you eat now, the better your metabolism is going to be when you fully recover, IIRC. The end result is the same no matter how much you eat- to gain weight. You may as well increase and repair your metabolism.


As for increasing,:

-maybe you could higher calorie bars? I can't really recall, but aren't brunch bars only about 100 calories? Try eat natural bars/ NAKD bars.They're a good size and they're about 225 calories  Nature Valley bars? About 200 calories.

- Try a normal sized Muller Rice? I know that Muller Rice can fill you up, but I don't think the normal is that much bigger than the mini.

- Try more spreads throughout the day? Try a nature valley bar and put 2 tbsp of PB between the 2 slices you get. It's yummy and an easy 400+ calories.

Weight Gain Weight Gainers-What Did YOU Eat Today? - October 21st until November 4th Oct 28 2010
22:35 (UTC)
Original Post by muchlinski:

Arm88- you have SO much yogurt but i think thats great!!! As long is it's all balanced your fine... giving yourself something you actually WANT is awesome during recovery.. for me like i said in another post, its ice cream. I have it everyday and i seriously can't stop... but when i make it to a healthy weight, i will cut it to moderate amounts, but right now i'm not going to deny myself. So.. yogurts healthy.. ur good! ;)


B: 2 eggs, Berry smoothie, WW crackers

S: Chocolate Peanut Butter Protein bar

L: Sandwich (ww bread, swiss, turkey), cucumber w/ ranch (FULL FAT FOR THE FIRST TIME IN YEARS!!!)

S: Greek yogurt w/ sunflower seeds + dried cherries

D: 2X baked apples, pork chops

S: Well... probably a pint of chocolate ice cream.. such a weakness!

I love that you don't deny yourself the ice cream.

   It makes me smile everytime I see a pint of ice cream on your eats. :)


Arm: Yogurt is yummy, have as much as you want!

Weight Gain fat or calories???? Oct 28 2010
20:36 (UTC)

I think it's still debated on whether a calorie is a calorie.

(You're recovering from an ED, right?)

  I believe it is. I only believe a calorie is not just a calorie when building muscle. If you're not trying to build muscle, the weight will go on the same way if you eat your calories in chocolate, or eat it in apples.   I wouldn't recommend trying to micromanage your diet when you're gaining though. You'll get too caught up in "I'm eating too much of X. I need more of Y" I'd recommend to just eat whatever you feel like at the time, it'd help to alleviate some of the anxiety  you may have surrounding food. Micromanaging your diet at this point will only heighten the anxiety. Obviously, a balance is important, but try not to get too caught up in it. :)

Weight Gain Weight Gainers-What Did YOU Eat Today? - October 21st until November 4th Oct 24 2010
20:18 (UTC)


B: Bowl of porridge w/ 3 egg whites, 3 TBSP Nutella, custard and some cinnamon apple crunch mixed in. 2 slices of toast spread with 2 TBSP lemon curd each. Eat Natural bar.

S: Bowl of lucky charms w/ chocolate milk. Apple.

L: Chicken burger w/ a side of kettle chips and salad.

S: 100G Milkybar. Banana + mango slices.

DI: Cottage pie w/ roast potatoes, dauphinoise potatoes, veg and  and a yorkshire pudding

DE: Cinnamon and apple crumble w/ custard.

S: Mug of hot chocolate w/ marshmallows, whipped cream and nutmeg on top. Cinnamon and raisin bagel w/ 2 TBSP PB and sliced banana in between.

S2: Apple and a glass of warm milk.

Weight Gain Weight Gainers-What Did YOU Eat Today? - October 21st until November 4th Oct 23 2010
20:59 (UTC)

Betty: I can relate to that. I've been straying away from a  primarily "healthy" diet in an attempt to get over fear foods and eat like a "regular" young person would. Although I've never binged, I still feel afraid that I'm going to binge on chocolate, etc. Thing is, our body can afford a binge. It'd probably be beneficial to us, as long as it didn't spiral into a binge disorder of course.. :)



B: Big bowl of porridge w/ 3 egg whites,  chocolate custard and curiously cinnamon. 1 egg with 2 slices of toast cut into soldiers.

S: Eat natural bar, an apple and a glass of strawberry milk.

L: Grilled cheese sandwich, w/ a side of kettle chips  and veg. Pitta bread w/ mexican fajita chicken + salad and  hummus spread inside. Packet of crisps.

S: 100G Lindt chocolate + a banana and a kiwi.

D: 2 pieces of haddock in breadcrumbs w/ potato wedges and salad w/ chicken thrown in.

S: Mug of hot chocolate + caramel yoghurt and 2 apples.

S2: Tunnocks teacake and some fruit pastels.


Weight Gain Weight Gainers-What Did YOU Eat Today? - October 21st until November 4th Oct 22 2010
14:46 (UTC)

Spiritriser: I love reading your eats too. It's great to see another sugar junkie. xD

Red Velvet cake is my favourite type of cake. Sooo good!


Doll_Eyes: Haha. It all started when Kor and I decided to both start to have  at least 3000 before dinner. I was still hungry after dinner. :P

Weight Gain Weight Gainers-What Did YOU Eat Today? - October 21st until November 4th Oct 21 2010
19:37 (UTC)

You can do it, Kor! :)

Weight Gain Weight Gainers-What Did YOU Eat Today? - October 21st until November 4th Oct 21 2010
19:03 (UTC)

There's a video in my blog(Link's in profile) that everyone should watch. It's incredibly inspiring. People verbally abusing ED. :)



B: Mixed bowl of curiously cinnamon, cheerios and coco pops w/ milk. (700) Croissant spread with 3 TBSP Nutella. (480?)  Cup of warm milk. (150)

S: Glass of chocolate milk, (240)  nature valley bar (193), banana cut in half and a TBSP of PB spread on each side, then sandwiched together(300), and some apricots. (30)

L: 2 big spicy chicken enchiladas. (1000?) Strawberry yogurt. (94)

S: 100G Milkybar (546) + an apple (90)

D: lots of noodles w/ chili spiced chicken and peanuts mixed in. (560)

S: Bowl of porridge w/ chocolate custard, 2 egg whites  and mashed banana. (463)

S2: Big bowl of curiously cinnamon with lots of milk. (478)


Total: 5324.

I'm going to explode.

Also, a milky day haha.

Weight Gain Weight Gainers-What Did YOU Eat Today? - October 6th until Ocotber 20th Oct 20 2010
21:36 (UTC)

Fi: Yeah! So much better than the regular Maltesers. They're so creamy and just amazing. xD

  We totally should. Let's get making a Christmas Malteser reindeer/bunny/polar bear. We'll make millions...or lose millions when we end up eating all of them. : D