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flowerpower1

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I know I asked about this before, but I went to see a nutritionist and I got weighed there. I am 113 pounds and I am 5 6". She said that her goal for me is to weigh 120-122 pounds. 7 pounds seems like a lot. My goal was between 117 and 119. My major concern is getting my period back. At what weight do you think I will get it back and how long will it take? I just want to be healthy and not have to worry about this anymore.
 
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Really your goal and hers are hardly any difference,mpersonally the nutritionist will be suggesting what is best for you physically so following her advice will be best for your body. Periods are affected by your percentage of body fat, you need to have the correct percentage for a female for them t begin for them to return and become properly regular. Your percentage is effected my you muscle mass and weight thus your eating and exercise when you get them back depends largely on what action you take in regards to this. People are all different some people s come back really quick others a longer time. My gut reaction is if you eat better exercise a bit less and put on the weight she suggests they will return fairly quickly as they have not be absent for that long as of yet. I wonder whether though you are focusing too heavily on this as it is possible to get you periods back and still be unhealthy, you need to focus on recovering from the ed and exercise prob, if you do this then you will get better psychologically and physically, plus your periods. Don,t be unduly influenced by your periods. Periods are just a small aspect you can have them but still be underweight and not fertile just in the same way as you can not have them and be possibly fertile. I am not saying you shouldn't want to get them back but it is just the aim seems slightly off focus.
 
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At what weight do you think I will get it back and how long will it take?
seems to be when you get a BMI of about 20, although it can vary alot.

its good that you saw a nutritionist & that you want to be healthy

did you have anorexia? if so how did you go from being anorexic to wanting to be healthy?
 
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