In the past few months I have noticed that my appetite is a lot smaller than it used to be. I had been working really hard on placement and found I was losing weight because I didn't have the time to stop and eat a lot, then I got kicked out of uni, which meant I had no routine, which I feel has contributed to my appetite diminishing as I feel like I have time to eat whenever I want, so I wait until later if I have stuff to do. After that, my mum went into hospital for a hysterectomy, which meant I took over all of her responsibilities, and just like my mum I had very little time to stop and eat, which meant eating a lot less. Now, it is 6 months later, and my appetite is terrible. I wake up in the morning feeling sick, so I don't eat or drink anything, then I usually head to my gran's to take care of her, and I only have a small amount of time there before I have to take my mum to work, but I know I can eat when I get back from dropping her off. Occasionally my brother and I do stuff after we've dropped her off, so I don't eat a lunch until much later if at all. I figured that I can get by in a day with one meal at least, but I don't want to not eat. I don't think I'm fat, so I know it's not anorexia, and if I'm sick it's not self induced. I know that being kicked out of uni seems like I could have been affected emotionally, which would have done this, but if that's true it must be subconscious, because I was happy to leave (the course was a nightmare and the people who ran it / took it were worse), and also most of my family are obese. The only people who are not obese in my family are myself, my mum, brother and maternal gran. Once again, if that is what's causing it, it must be subconsciously, as I've never noticed it affecting me. I've lost 2 stone in 6 months without even trying, and my BMI was within the healthy range before that, and it still is. Could anyone shed any light on the situation, and maybe how to get out of it?
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