I lost a lot of weight- but not in a healthy way- due to the stress of grad school and the demands that it brought.2007 was a tough year due to the pressures of grad school.As a result, my weight – and mood – went up and down over the years.I had amenorrhea for a couple years because my body fat was too low to function.
One thing I do know for sure is that I’m at a much better place than I used to be.
I still struggle with a negative mindset at times, but I’m better at dismissing those thoughts and sticking on this healthy & happier path.
Here are some pictures that document my journey over the past 10 years: My weight was steady around 125 pounds.
:) I had gained about 20-25 pounds since 1st year university. My eating disorder, something I had been struggling with since 12 years old, surfaced a lot in 1st and second year university. ;) I also graduated university with an undergrad degree in social psychology.
Exam stress, living in a dorm, and new social opportunities led to late-night binges, alcohol, and unhealthy cafeteria food. I lost a bit of weight, but I was still struggling and going up and down on the scale. We moved to Toronto because I got accepted into graduate school for psychology.