Weight loss

Anyone experience weight loss due to anxiety/stress? I've lost 6 lbs in a little under a month. Doctor is doing blood work but I won't have the results until tomorrow. I had a baby 10 months ago and that's when the anxiety kicked in, but it's been getting worse the past few weeks. My weight was stuck around 126 since baby. About a month ago I went to the doctor for an ear infection and thats what I weighed. Today I am 120 and I haven't tried at all to lose. I also have not changed any eating habits. Praying it's nothing serious. Of course my anxiety says I have cancer. I hate it. :(


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  • Hi! Yes, I lost 10lbs in 2 months when my anxiety started back in November. I had myself so scared it was cancer. Now I've gained weight back but still have a lot of other symtoms...that I need to accept are anxiety.

    Everything will turn out just fine..our minds are very powerful and stuck in a cycle. My mother in law once told me what we fear the most doesn't happen...it helps a lot sometimes. Xo

  • Thanks for the reply. That really helps. I've had the anxiety for a few months now. Maybe it's just now catching up with me. I don't know! Waiting by the phone for my blood test results. My nerves are shot!

  • You're very welcome!! Its not fun at all!! Have you heard back about your results?

  • I just got the results and everything is normal! Hoping now I can relax. Hoping we ALL can relax. I wouldn't wish this anxiety on my worst enemy! Best of luck to you!!

  • Congrats!! That is great news!!! I agree I wouldn't wish this on my worst enemy either!!! I hope you are feeling more at ease!!

  • I lost twenty pounds. It's super common. When I'm stressed, I can't eat so I went from eating even when I wasn't hungry, to not even if I was hungry.

  • I've gained half it back though.

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