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ValentinaGermania
We had that discussion here in the last time quite often: do the kids need more energy when they go back to school and takes the stress of learning for exams more energy?

A good friend has send me an interesting link about how much calories chess professionals need during the course of a game.
Anatoly Karpov lost 22 pounds during the chess world champion ship 1984. And looked like dead afterwards.
A chess player needs the same energy as a tennis player or a marathon runner.

https://www.npr.org/2019/09/18/762046422/the-chess-grandmasters-diet?t=1568896934784
Keep feeding. There is light at the end of the tunnel.
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PurpleRain
really interesting Tina, thanks for sharing!
13 yo d started to eat "healthy" September 2018, she had a growth spurt a bit later, followed by tummy bug. She started restricting breakfast and school lunch in January 2019 (that we know). We succesfully refed at home.
I have found inner strenght, patience and compassion that I did not know I had.
Never retreat, never surrender
keep feeding
 
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sandie
Yes I certainly noticed that over intense sedentary study period a few months ago, D lost weight despite maintaining intake. 
Courage is not the absence of despair; it is rather the capacity to move ahead in spite of despair
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