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Re: A weighty problem:so many polls,so little Perugina

Posted by Cindy W on March 24, 2000, at 10:45:49

In reply to A weighty problem:so many polls,so little Perugina, posted by bigbertha on March 24, 2000, at 1:58:34

> I think a poll is a succinct and sometimes fun
> way to gather information, although one on weight
> gain might be skewed because (speaking for myself-
> uh, the "big" in bigbertha ain't about my hair!),
> more women than men would probably speak out on
> this. What if the poll questions were based on
> changes in behavior, rather than trying for something
> quantitative. For example:
> 1. Before starting on ____, did you eat whenever
> you became anxious (depressed, excited...)?
> 2. What kinds of food did you crave: chocolate,
> carbs (bread, cookies,etc), salads (yea, right!)..
> 3. If you answered yes to Q#1, does _____ prevent
> this behavior? Has it increased this behavior?
> Do you desire the same type of food(s)
> You get the idea
> bb

re: Effexor, I've been taking Effexor for about 3 months, and find my weight has remained stable (about 30 lbs. overweight). I don't feel I'm overeating, just coasting. Eventually, with the OCD and depression under control, I'll try to lose weight. The only med which seemed to make me gain weight (and quickly) was Zoloft--Cindy W




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