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From Cathy, child's age 18
My 18 yr old daughter has always been a "bigger" girl, but I had always kept her very active in sports so she always looked good/healthy. When she was 17, she started to have issues with anxiety and depression. She quit soccer and gained a bit of wt and started looking fat. Now she is secretly bing eating and has probably gained 50 pounds in the last 6 months. Most likely 220-250lbs. It's a sensitive subject. She's going away to college and I worry about her gaining another 50 lbs! (She is seeing a psychiatrist and a therapist) The rest of the family is ht/wt propotioned, we have nothing but healthy food in the house; but she goes to the store and buys bags full of junk food and sneaks it into her room( I find the empty packages) Help! What do I do!!! I am feeling embarrased by her and find her belly and heavy breathing repulsive, yet I adore her