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Food guilt while pregnant

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#1 ibrn2



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Posted 21 December 2020 - 09:19 PM

Hi, I accidentally put this in the wrong group before, but I am recently pregnant, about 8 weeks along. Even though it was not planned, I am grateful because I wasn't sure my body would be able to do this after years of mistreating it.


Still, I am left with extreme guilt after eating. I know that by eating I am doing the right thing, but it is really hard to keep up with it emotionally/mentally. Especially when I force myself to eat 3+ times a day and my boyfriend skips meals like no big deal. (he doesn't mean to trigger me, but eating alone is 10 times harder). 


Is it horrible that restricting is tempting to me?? I am determined no to give in, but I feel bad for even thinking about it. But I also feel guilty about eating. 



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Posted 28 December 2020 - 12:07 PM

I am in the same boat, I'm 8 weeks pregnant and my fears of weight gain have been out of the roof, more than ever before. I've still been trying to restrict secretly, and I am guilty for skipping meals but I'm trying to improve. Good luck to you!

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Posted 28 December 2020 - 12:14 PM

the first two trimesters of my pregnancy i ate super healthy small meals which made me feel less guilty about eating 

i'm trying to still do that because i'm breastfeeding but i really want this weight gone...i gained a lot because the last three months of my pregnancy i ate everything and anything i wanted 

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Posted 11 March 2021 - 09:41 PM

I can 100% relate right now. I to am 8 weeks pregnant. I feel the exact same way. With the boyfriend as well. It feels like I literally have no choice at this point. Ugh.

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