I recently just turned 23, I'm 5 ft 8, and weigh about 136 lbs. However my ideal weight would be around 145 or a little higher. I find that recently I've been losing weight, and having problems maintaining or staying at the same weight. I'm currently studying away from home, and I have to walk and catch the bus a lot more here, in comparison to when I'm at home where I just drive everywhere. Plus due to stress or studying/schoolwork, sometimes I don't eat very regularly and I'm prone to losing my appetite when I'm upset about something or missing home. I rarely eat breakfast as I don't have much appetite in the morning, but I try to have at least two meals during the day, and some snacks in between. However, I feel like I'm just too skinny,and people make comments, making me feel even worse. I feel like I've lost my curves. I also go to the gym 2/3 times a week and I've stopped doing cardio there, just focusing on weight lifting as I fear that maybe I may burn too many calories.
Any tips for how to increase my appetite, and how to put on weight in general? I would like to gain it healthily, but any tricks I'd gladly appreciate.
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