I’ve forgotten how to lose weight, it seems.
My weight has always fluctuated dramatically. However once I crossed 25 everything changed. The cocktail of meds I take for fibromyalgia, depression and anxiety plus my bad habit of binging when my mood is low have been causing me to gain considerable weight.
I am eating alot less now (most of the time, except for occasionally allowing myself a treat) and I am still gaining weight constantly! I eat healthily, no junk, more proteins, less carbs and sugar and all that. Pregabalin helps me to manage my pain levels and it’s the first medication that’s really helped. But one of its side effects is weight gain.
Do I change it in a bid to lose weight? I have to think of how best to manage weight gain as that impinges on fibromyalgia too, causing more pressure on the knees and exhaustion for me. It would be nice to regain a better self image too. Or do I continue as is in the name of coping with pain. Mind you, the meds don’t rid me of pain entirely they mostly take the edge off making it bearable.
Oh the joys of bloody fibromyalgia. It really changes us, not only on the inside.
Gentle hugs 🙂