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I Am Underweight

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    High-In-Calorie food - underweight and looking to gain some pounds/fats. anyone knows of any high-in-calorie food which i can eat? thanks :)
    crimsonjade crimsonjade 70+, F 1 Response Jul 28, 2013

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    I Hate My Body - It always infuriates me when people, especially males, talk about how they wish they could lose weight and be skinny, and how they are jealous of my metabolism. I...
    CurseMyCreator CurseMyCreator 26-30, M 1 Response Oct 12, 2013

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    Sad But True ;( - I'm 5'1 and I'm only 90 lbs .I LOVE EATING!! as in looove it! especially junkfood!!! but I really have a fast metabolism..I've been trying to gain weight for the...
    fluffybunny87 fluffybunny87 22-25, F 2 Responses Apr 1, 2011

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    Soon Dead - so according to the newest scale I am 6' tall and weigh 94'7 and I am generally or should be muscularly built and my bmi should there by be 12.5 last time they looked...
    NoatoNoaki NoatoNoaki 18-21, M 2 Responses Jan 12, 2012

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    Bodily Confused!!!????? - Okay, I am 19 years old, weigh 100 pounds, and I'm 5ft. 3in. tall. So I'm pretty petite. i feel like I'm underweight. I feel like I have been for the...
    IHateAllFourOfMe IHateAllFourOfMe 18-21, F 6 Responses Mar 5, 2010

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    I Am 19 - I am 19 year old male about 5,9 and 118, my friends have always joke about how skinny i was and so have I. I use to be around 125 pounds but over the past few months I...
    theycallmekirby theycallmekirby 18-21 Dec 17, 2012

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    I hate it! I have always been underweight. I want to gain weight, but not fat. The lowest my BMI has been in the last few years was 17.25-17.6 or so, but that was when I took a...
    IamMorbid IamMorbid 18-21, M 2 Responses Feb 5

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    I Eat Like A Normal Person - I eat like a normal person, I rarely exercise, and I'm 5'9" and 97 pounds. I don't even go outside much at all.
    deleted deleted 26-30 Jan 21, 2013

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    Just 10 More Lbs - and I would have the body I want. I'm 5'1" about 105 lbs. I've always been skinny ever since I was little. I don't remember ever being a normal weight my whole...
    SpilledSecrets SpilledSecrets 22-25, F 1 Response Feb 11, 2011

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    Freshmen 15 - So I started college this fall and all i can hear about from my family is that i'm going to gain the freshmen 15. in high school i ran cross country and track. i was...
    zowiebowie zowiebowie 18-21, F 1 Response Sep 24, 2012

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    Cant Gain Weight - im 13 , 4'9 , i weight 63 pounds.. cant gain weight!! i have short fingers and with my thumb and middle finger i can go around the fattest part of my leg
    jocelincastro jocelincastro 13-15, F Aug 30, 2011

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    I Think I've Always Been - Ever since I can remember, I was always the tiny girl. When I was 10 yrs old, I was still wearing jeans fit for an 8 yr old. Currently, I am 5'4" and...
    reset reset 18-21, F 5 Responses Apr 7, 2010

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    4'11, 74lbs - The perfect weight=]
    starnostarr starnostarr 18-21, F 3 Responses Apr 1, 2010

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    I am 5 foot and 11 inches , I weigh 77pounds and my BMI is 15.6 Is this bad ? If it is , How bad ? 
    BlackDove2 BlackDove2 13-15, F 2 Responses Jan 1

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    There Has To Be An Answer - With all the groups, books, doctors, programs and society directing so much effort to weight loss, why can't I find any help for being skinny. I am 47...
    bugsnanna bugsnanna 46-50, F Feb 3, 2011

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    Don't Ever Try To Change It If You Didn't Try To Get That Way. - I am 5'7" and around 100 lbs. This sounds shocking to a lot of people, but I don't think it's that bad. I think I...
    itsjustme1001 itsjustme1001 22-25, F 2 Responses Jun 26, 2010

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    I Don't Want To Gain Weight, Is This Wrong? - I'm 22, 5'8", and 98 lbs (last I checked, two weeks ago). I don't want to gain any weight. I don't weigh this much on purpose. I've...
    itsjustme1001 itsjustme1001 22-25, F 2 Responses Jun 13, 2012

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    Finally Reached 100. - I never remembered being underweight when I was a kid. I always remember being fairly normal and fitting in with the rest of my friends weight-wise. I guess...
    flashpolaroid flashpolaroid 16-17, F 4 Responses Mar 13, 2008

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    I've Always Been Underweight - ive been underweight for my whole life. right now im almost 15, 5'7 and 106 pounds which puts me at a bmi of 16.8 . my parents always want me to work...
    redheadd redheadd 16-17, F Jul 10, 2013

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    Help To Put Weight On - Hi, The UK based TV show Supersize vs Superskinny is looking for individuals and couples (family members, partners, friends) to take part in the new...
    gabyaung gabyaung 22-25 Sep 16, 2010

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    I used to weigh around 110lbs when I ran and was a vegetarian. I stopped running as often and I am no longer a vegetarian. In the past 6months I dropped to 88lbs and I want to gain...
    frostflower frostflower 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 30

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    You Can Also Be Beautiful - I am 5'5 and weigh 100 pounds, until recently I had pple who used to look at me like eat a sandwich blah blah.I realised I cldnt just sit down and let...
    laurybabe laurybabe 22-25, F 3 Responses Apr 24, 2011

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    Not By Much - I used to be quite a bit underweight but medication has made me put on loads. I think my BMI is just in the underweight range. The only thing that annoys me about...
    vivalagloria vivalagloria 22-25, F 1 Response Sep 1, 2008

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    Tired Of This. - So I've pretty much been underweight my entire life. Mostly due to a combination of genetics and being a extremely selective eater in general. It's not like I'm...
    thehairguy43 thehairguy43 18-21, M 1 Response Jul 13, 2013

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    Light As A Feather - I'm 5'2", and I've never weighed any more than 100lbs. At present, I weigh less than that, probably about 95lbs or so. I haven't checked in a while. I've been...
    Mollyisawalrus Mollyisawalrus 18-21, F 1 Response Jan 31, 2012

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    I Just Don'T Enjoy Food. - Food is more like something I HAVE to do sometimes. Unless my stomach hurts from hunger or I can barely stand up from hunger, I would rather do something...
    tooawesomeforthisworld tooawesomeforthisworld 16-17, M Sep 8, 2013

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    I Am Underweight - Someone suggested I have a colonoscopy (to r/o colon ca as a reason for unexplained weight loss). Well I'm age 50, so its recommended anyhow. But I am dreading...
    sleep002 sleep002 51-55 Jul 2, 2013

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    Skin And Bones - I have always been tiny but I was always just right for my age. Until I got married.. then I gained 40 lbs in a year I was @ 140 I was so happy. Then stress and...
    beenpole beenpole 26-30, F 3 Responses Sep 5, 2012

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    I'm 19 Years Old - I'm 5'2 and I'm about 73 pounds. I was born premature and weighed 3 pounds 11 ounces. For years [back before I can even remember] I had to go to the hospital...
    hideandseek hideandseek 18-21, F 1 Response Apr 7, 2011

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    They Say! - I am one metre seventy nine tall. That is five feet and eleven inches. I weigh forty eight kilograms. That is one hundred and three pounds.
    aoutdouze aoutdouze 18-21, F 2 Responses Oct 26, 2013

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    Either Underweight Or Feeling Like It - I'm a 19-year-old male, approximately 5'7" and 126 lbs, which is about on the border of underweight. It's not too extreme and I'm in...
    Pokeweed Pokeweed 18-21, M 1 Response Sep 22, 2012

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    It's Time To Face The Truth. - In the back of my mind, I knew I was underweight, and everyone constantly told me so, but I shrugged it off. I always denied it, even laughed about...
    tianajade tianajade 18-21, F 5 Responses Sep 19, 2012

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    I'm Underweight and Want to Lose More - I'm 18 years old, 5' 11" tall and I've never weighed 10 stone or more. For me, that's the point of no return. At the last weighing, I...
    Emptysoul30 Emptysoul30 22-25, M 30 Responses Aug 1, 2009

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    More Than Skin And Bones... - 5"7. 104lbs... But im healing. Slowly gaining more weight. Always had a body type to slender and thing. My face always looked decayed... And I lost...
    AbusableUke AbusableUke 18-21, M 12 Responses Feb 9, 2012

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    Alarming... - I stand 5'7" and weight 93 lbs. My doctor said I am really underweight. My dad keeps on telling me to eat something but I just can't. Ever since eating was never one...
    runawayme runawayme 22-25, F 2 Responses Nov 8, 2012

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    Underweightness (i Know Its Not A Real Word) - Every sense I can remember people have told me that i was small. Right now  I am 4'11" and weigh 85lbs. My ribs don't show...
    cinnamon919 cinnamon919 13-15, F Jun 8, 2010

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    By Almost 30 Pounds - I'm 6' and 125lbs. For some reason I've been stagnating at that weight. About a year ago I suffered from serious depression and dropped from my 145-155lb...
    LostLotus LostLotus 18-21, F Mar 20, 2012

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    My History Of Underweight - I am a 23 year old man who has always been underweight, possibly very underweight. This was the case since I was a child (and I was a very poor eater...
    richarddx7 richarddx7 22-25, M 2 Responses Nov 1, 2010

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    Gainer - I have been trying to gain for awhile, but ultimately have failed. I am 133 and 5'8. I used to be 117 but I have gotten much heavier.
    iamesodeal iamesodeal 18-21, F 4 Responses Feb 21, 2013

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    Hi I need some advices! I'm 165cm high,and only 43kg I'm trying slowly to eat more,but everytime I eat more,I feel sick,doctor told me that I need to eat about 2800 calories per...
    Aura24 Aura24 18-21, F Mar 10

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    I am 19 in a month, my BMI is 15.1, I'm 5"5 and weigh 91 pounds. I have been trying to put on weight for over 5 years but fail every time just like a fat person on a diet. It would...
    leahruby leahruby 18-21, F 5 Responses Jan 21

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    I Don't Get It - I don't understand. I've always been underweight, but I eat everything. Like, everything. When I was little, I even had this deficiency that made me eat inedible...
    truckstopheaven truckstopheaven 16-17, F Aug 21, 2013

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    Just To Say.... - I wont be this way forever. It took alot of strength and effort to lose weight. Why did I do this to my body? I cannot remember. Anorexia is cruel. Bulimia is...
    Ruby1087 Ruby1087 22-25 1 Response May 12, 2012

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    Serously Its Not Fun. - All the time people say "Oh its good to be underweight because then you dont have to worry about fat!" But the truth is that if you are undetweight you WANT...
    kikois01 kikois01 13-15, M 6 Responses Sep 7, 2011

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    Looking To Gain - I'm a model, and not bullumic or aneroxic. I am underweight though. I'm 16, 5'8 and 105 pounds :( I don't have any curves. Id like to hit 160! I'm a little...
    skinnygirlgonebad skinnygirlgonebad 16-17, F 4 Responses Jul 24, 2013

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