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I Have a Fast Metabolism

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    no matter what I eat,

    and how much, no matter what I do or don't do my weight doesn't change. its almost immutable I think my excess fat gets burned for heat, at least it feels that way I also need to eat more than most people, if I don't I get sick or out of energy fast anyway... I <3 food...
    AlienKitten AlienKitten 22-25, M 2 Responses Apr 25, 2014

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    My Metabolism Is Confused

    Right now, if I eat more, I lose weight. If I eat less, I gain weight. I'm not sure whether I should be eating more or less, and I know my metabolism is to blame for this. The way mine seems to work is odd. If I eat any less than usual, I'll drop weight unusually fast. I can...
    chococat159 chococat159 18-21 Mar 25, 2013

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    What Is Going Over The Top To Be Happy?

    I am 19 years old, 5ft11 and 8stone 4pounds. I HATE HAVING A FAST METABOLISM. I have always been really skinny and ever since being 15 my weight has not changed. Nearly everyday I wish I could be fatter and I would actually look pretty maybe. I worry about going swimming in case...
    Lainzo Lainzo 18-21, F 4 Responses Nov 29, 2009

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    The Lean Team!!

    When I was 19 working as a barback, me and another barback that i worked with were coined as "the lean team" cause we pigged out so much but were always lean. Im 27 now and I am the same. I work 4 nights a week and on those days I dont eat much..partially by choice and partially...
    michaels214 michaels214 26-30, M Mar 13, 2011

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    It's strange to me when a girl complains to me

    about how little she can eat to avoid getting fat. I can eat a large pizza by myself and be hungry in another 2 hours with no weight gain. People think I'm inhuman and always ask what the hell is wrong with me. The only problem is that if I have my meals portioned by someone...
    NapalmNinja NapalmNinja 18-21, F 3 Responses Jan 27

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    Runs in the family, glad I can enjoy food

    unlike some people who worry constantly about gaining weight.
    Although Although 16-17 Aug 26, 2014

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    Quicksilver Metabolism

    I can eat and eat, but never gain weight! I hate the way I am. I look healthy but am just too thin for my taste. I want some breasts and hips. *sigh*
    TheRealWoman TheRealWoman 31-35, F 4 Responses Dec 14, 2008

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    I'm So Frustrated

    I have always been small, and I always liked that. Up until a few months ago I ate constantly and didn't really gain anything. Maybe a few pounds, but then it would go away really fast. I'm a little above 5'4", and for like the last 4 years have weighed around 127. Again, give or...
    deleted deleted 26-30 2 Responses Jun 15, 2012

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    I can eat whatever thank goodness

    because i eat a lot! I maintain a solid weight of 101 lbs ^.^
    pixiepiink pixiepiink 16-17 Jan 7

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    The Skinny On a Certain Pet Peeve

    There's something that has irritated me ever since I was 5 years old and lost my baby fat. It's when people make a comment about my body size/thinness/weight. Some examples of such comments that I've actually received: 1. "Do you eat?" 2. "You are so SKINNY...
    moonmaiden76 moonmaiden76 31-35, F 5 Responses Jun 10, 2009

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    I Have A Fast Metabolism

    ok im 22 and have a fast metabolism i need to fix that, im only 22 and have a 1 year old daughter i want to be around for, i also just had 4 teeth pulled, lost more weight because of that, i need help anyone???
    amesy86 amesy86 22-25, F Oct 9, 2009

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    Food Lover

    I have a very high metabolism I like to bacon double cheeseburgers, chocolate cakes, and pies and alot of my favorite foods. This Morning i had 3 McGriddles sandwiches at McDonalds For Lunch i had 2 Big Bacon Double Cheeseburgers, A Big Mac, Large fries and a Sprite. I just ate 2...
    hector3 hector3 18-21 4 Responses Feb 25, 2013

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    I was a really skinny kid

    and the doctor always said the same thing. So I mean how can I gain weight if I want to?
    Heragreekgodess Heragreekgodess 16-17, F Apr 7, 2014

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    I just love to eat junk.

    *_* I can eat whatever i want and not gain any weight! All my friends are uber jealous of me! >=D My mom calls me fat all the damn time, but that's because she's just sicing it because i'm not a size 0 like i was in middle school. When i got into high school i gained so much...
    xRockGlossPrincessx xRockGlossPrincessx 18-21, F 1 Response Sep 11, 2014

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    Having A Fast Metabolism

    I have an unusually fast metabolism. I eat much more than my friends. This is not a compulsive thing ether , I get HUNGRY. In fact, in my family we are all big eaters and we are all tall and relatively thin. I have no doubt this is a genetic thing. What makes this even more clear...
    TallJohn123 TallJohn123 22-25 Jan 29, 2011

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    It's Too Fast

    This explains why I have to eat twice as much as everyone else to maintain a healthy BMI and why I have to go to the store so much. lol
    CooperTrooper CooperTrooper 18-21, M 2 Responses Dec 22, 2009

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    I Have a Fast Metabolism!!

     i have a fast metabolism!!! its just a pitty that my appetite is way faster, and my metabolism cant catch up!! lol lol lol
    cowshed123 cowshed123 31-35, M 8 Responses Aug 21, 2009

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    A Little Sensitivity Please

    I have always been slender.  I am now thirty, and keep hearing that my metabolism will run out.  I may regret it later, but as of now, I can't wait for that day. "I remember when I was that skinny."  "Do you ever eat anything?"  "What's your secret?" ...
    atali atali 26-30, F 5 Responses May 9, 2009

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    Not All a Blessing

    I don't suppose there is much sympathy out there for someone complaining about a metabolism which is too fast. I am a very athletic college girl with an extremely fast metabolism and being out of the ordinary is not always fun. I have had a fast metabolism my whole life, even...
    susanc susanc 22-25, F 3 Responses Aug 14, 2009

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    I'm really skinny and I'm not anorexic!

    I can eat 3 pizzas brownies cakes cookies anything that makes ppl fat ect.. I have fast metabolism ... I dont hate my body but sometimes I don't like it. but when will I he a little fat or something? :( #hmm ?!
    tiffany4321 tiffany4321 18-21, F May 14, 2014

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    Purposely eating a bunch of food in front of

    others so they don't tell me 'oh your so skinny, go eat a burger'.....uh seriously though, overweight people wouldn't want me to tell them to stop eating, so don't tell skinny people they need to eat.
    almostthere2013 almostthere2013 26-30, F 1 Response May 16, 2014

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    Ok, so I have a very fast metabolism,

    no matter how much I eat, I will feel like I'm starving 30 minutes later, it's hard to keep weight on, I'm 5'3 and 110 pounds. I've pretty much always been around that weight give or take 5 pounds, but wore a size 3, now the past half year, I wear a 0/1 and look way smaller, I...
    almostthere2013 almostthere2013 26-30, F 1 Response Mar 11, 2014

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    Fast Metabolism

    In a way, I wish I had a fast metabolism.  Digest right away and rarely tend gaining weight.
    Whateverrrrr Whateverrrrr 36-40, F May 22, 2011

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    Comes with being an ectomorph.

    I've eaten a whole cake, a bunch of cookies - nothin. No weight. My teen sister is like this too, but she is underweight. Having fast metabolism isn't that great.
    OneWithTheSkies OneWithTheSkies 18-21, F 1 Response Feb 25

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    I Am A Work Of Art

    After reading much of your stories from this group, i identified so much with your pain, the insults you endured and the hurt you feel. I came here hoping to find a solution one that i believe all of us are looking for but did not find much i did however feel comforted to know...
    Faithfull2hope Faithfull2hope 26-30, F Jun 27, 2012

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    I don't have a fast metabolism. I am really happy having a slow metabolism. But I do some research on food, metabolism.. I can really advise you to try acupuncture.
    E0os E0os 26-30, F 1 Response a week ago

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    Wow didn't know anyone else had this that's good to know. So I have quite a fast metabolism a couple years back when I was really really depressed all I did was lie I'm bed and et...
    bieverything bieverything 16-17, F 2 days ago

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    I feel like even if I wanted to I couldn't be anorexic, I don't have the strength to just not eat! Sometimes I wish I did, other times I've very happy that that I can't because I...
    Jessicaliners Jessicaliners 18-21, F 8 Responses Mar 18

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    I was told I have PTSD around August 2014, along with depression and anxiety... The doctor/counselor actually told me it's a pretty severe case of all 3. It stems from my...
    Firefighter2893 Firefighter2893 18-21, M 41 mins ago

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    Congenital Secondary (Central) Hypothyroidism. Means my thyroid gland still works quite fine but it isn't being stimulated by my pituitary gland to release hormones. And the...
    Jugemu Jugemu 31-35, M Mar 7

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    The crash of meteors on early Earth likely generated hydrogen cyanide, which could have kick-started the production of biomolecules needed to make the first cells. The origin of...
    autumnwyerr autumnwyerr 31-35, M Mar 20

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    I had an accident on my way back from work today.. the 1st ever accident which I was guilty.. I drove fast and i didnt maintain the safe distance AND I forgot to wear my seat belt...
    FaitAccomp1i FaitAccomp1i 70+, M 4 Responses 2 days ago

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    I have only been with one guy but I haven't had sex in a month. He is 23 in 17. I have the same symptoms as a UTI and yeast infection and I have treated myself for both of them...
    Fuckeverything9 Fuckeverything9 16-17, F 56 mins ago

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    I can't leave a chance to accelerate and pass fast. I do quick racing when I find someone who is willing to challenge me. My adrenaline goes high when I focus on driving fast and i...
    spankdad00 spankdad00 36-40, M 6 Responses Mar 8

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    The other day, while I was doing nothing, a random thought came to my mind. What would happen if you were driving a car, at a very fast speed and in front of you there was a person...
    TheArtisticOne TheArtisticOne 18-21, F 5 Responses Mar 9

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    want a new experiment that Can make this possible (step 1)...lay in bed (before you sleep) slow down your breathing. and as you allow each exhale relax you, you may notice your...
    Nicolekey Nicolekey 18-21, F Mar 11

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    new experiment where you Can do it. first...lay in bed (before you sleep) slow down your breathing. and as you allow each exhale relax you, you may notice your body relaxing. once...
    Nicolekey Nicolekey 18-21, F 3 Responses Mar 11

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    first...lay in bed (before you sleep) slow down your breathing. and as you allow each exhale relax you, you may notice your body relaxing. once this has happened repeat to...
    Nicolekey Nicolekey 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 11

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    first...lay in bed (before you sleep) slow down your breathing. and as you allow each exhale relax you, you may notice your body relaxing. once this has happened repeat to...
    Nicolekey Nicolekey 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 11

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    I'm no Angel,....... but I think I have one watching over me at times. Last summer it was in July sometime I was out riding my 10 speed mountain bike all around the trails we have...
    btiny13 btiny13 70+ Mar 15

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    Actually five of them. The first time I was five years old. My aunt was going to take me to the park with my Power Wheels Jeep so I could drive it around. I was sitting in the...
    SapphicMinion SapphicMinion 26-30, F 4 Responses Mar 16

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    How to Easily Get Sleep Fast Without Fail NOW? (http://luv2sex.theblogpress.com/?p=4185) You can find here some suggested sleeping positions and the foods to help you easily get...
    how2stayyoung how2stayyoung 51-55, M 2 days ago

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    Currently fasting for lent=P love it
    CrownedWoman CrownedWoman 22-25, F 2 Responses Mar 7

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    Omg I remember I was ************ in class when I was young. It was just absolutely weird and thinking about it just gets me like why did I do that lol. I was in kindergarten, and...
    katherinneee katherinneee 18-21, F 2 Responses Mar 13