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how do you stay motivated?2 months

I'm not sure if anyone else has this problem. I always go through almost weekly on and off phases of wanting to gain and also being okay with where I'm at. I've only tried to gain twice and after a few days I gave up; it's so exhausting eating and eating all the time. 😥 How do you stay motivated, especially if you know your family won't hold back when it becomes noticeable?

how do you stay motivated?2 months

Dazedandconfused:
I'm not sure if anyone else has this problem. I always go through almost weekly on and off phases of wanting to gain and also being okay with where I'm at. I've only tried to gain twice and after a few days I gave up; it's so exhausting eating and eating all the time. 😥 How do you stay motivated, especially if you know your family won't hold back when it becomes noticeable?


Perhaps go for a more slow burn approach (upping how much you snack, ordering higher calorie food, etc.) rather than trying to gain a lot quickly? It'd be less taxing, and it'd be more of a gradual change for your family to get used to.

Of course, that's very dependent on your metabolism, though!

how do you stay motivated?2 months

I like to watch on beautiful slim women on instagram. That inspires me a lot!

how do you stay motivated?1 month

Personally, I prefer to use professional help if it's necessary. It's more efficient and much more effective. A few months ago I signed up for personal development program here. I think that personal coaches are not only for sports. My personal coach helps me to avoid slipping back into repetitive behavioural patterns and move towards my goals faster. He motivates me to start creating the life that I want to be living in.

how do you stay motivated?1 month

Eat smart as others have mentioned is what I've been doing. Today I've had 5,500 calories before 4PM and felt great without lardly er I mean hardly trying at all smiley +1 on the heavy cream and oil, I use coconut, flax seed and grape seed oils.

Coconut and grapeseed oils are wonderful as they have no (real) taste to them smiley Flax seed has a bit of a nutty taste to it.

As far as motivation that can be damn near anything. For me I love seeing how much bigger my belly gets and how tighter it looks in my motorcycle and snowboard jackets smiley

how do you stay motivated?1 month

If eating tires you out just eat normally the entire day, then make a 2k calorie shake before bed. Very easy to get 2k calories into a small shake.

how do you stay motivated?1 month

Just enjoy some good food and don't worry about it!

Though I find it helps to eat a little something when you're sleepy. It doesn't have to be a ton, just a nice snack right before you go to bed.

how do you stay motivated?1 month

august:
If eating tires you out just eat normally the entire day, then make a 2k calorie shake before bed. Very easy to get 2k calories into a small shake.


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This.

1 cup of heavy cream,
2 cups of whole milk
1/4 cup nesquick,
boom 1340 calories,
add a 1/4 of oil and you add 480 calories and 56grams of glorious fat smiley

how do you stay motivated?1 month

Dazedandconfused:
How do you stay motivated, especially if you know your family won't hold back when it becomes noticeable?


You can't avoid negative reactions from family and friends. This is something all gainers have to face at some point, and it's what makes a lot of people stop gaining. You can practice how you might handle their reactions, so you're more prepared if and when they bring up your eating and weight.

If your family is controlling and fat phobic, I'd suggest telling them you're eating healthy and exercising regularly, just to get them off your back. You can tell them you've been to see a doctor and your blood work was normal, and that you're following the doctor's suggestions and implementing the suggested healthy eating/exercise plan to lose weight.

They will eventually get used to seeing you fat but may never accept it, so you may eventually have to set some boundaries. Try not to let your weight turn into an argument - just calmly tell them that your weight is no longer an acceptable topic of conversation and that if they continue to talk about it you will remove yourself from their presence.

how do you stay motivated?1 month

All awesome advice! I've been doing my best to snack more and never skip dessert. My boyfriend and I haven't explicitly discussed it but I always eat beyond being full with him (he even encouraged me to the other night) and he loves to play with my tummy and thighs, so it's been pretty easy to let myself gain 13 pounds so far. 😉 Thanks so much, guys! I'll totally have to give that shake recipe a try.