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I Am An Anorexic Turned Binge Eater

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 167 People

    Struggling From Anorexia To Binge

    ok , so I am 16 years old right now and I just wanted to share a little bit of my story. at age 14 I was around 58 kilos , which to be honest is a little bit chubby but definitely not fat , then while I was about 14 and a half , I started becoming really interested and determined...
    sarahpep sarahpep
    Nov 14, 2012

    I Am An Anorexic Turned Binge Eater

      Hello everyone   I would like to share with you my experience of two extremes, anorexia and binge eating:   I used to be just a normal, happy girl who was doing well at school and who had many friends. That was until I was 12 years old. What I...
    britneykimberley101289 britneykimberley101289
    18-21, F
    30 Responses Jul 4, 2009

    Can'T Stop

    I'm 16 years old and at 15 I weighed 16 stone 8, I was obese. I started losing weight in October 2011, in October 2012 I reached my target weight of 11 stone. Due to me starting my GCSE's I was unable to exercise everyday like I used to. For that reason I started to note down...
    Allyrose12 Allyrose12
    22-25, F
    1 Response Apr 22, 2013

    I thought I was the only one

    who had this ...
    akemiyuumi akemiyuumi
    16-17, F
    1 Response Jul 5, 2014

    Can'T Seem To Stop..

    I've been battling anorexia, eating disorders(binge eating and bulima too) since I was very young. Eating habbits have been bad since I was about 5 or 6. I've had ups and downs, from being fat to skinny..and fat agan to curvy to once again, skinny. The lowest i've ever been. 63...
    emmibee emmibee
    22-25, F
    Mar 16, 2013

    Spiraling Thoughts

    Food. Something I can't avoid. Something I'm addicted to. Something that has been destroying my life since I can remember. It surrounds me, consumes me, it's in every. single thought, fibre, molecule in my body. It's more than just energy to fuel me for the day, it has become the...
    roundandaroundwego roundandaroundwego
    2 Responses May 5, 2013

    Anorexia And Binge Eating Please Help

    It all started last spring in April. Freshman in highschool, 15 year old me not a care for the world. I was chubby, about 138 pounds for a 5"3 heighten girl. I started to become very insecure about my weight, so I went on a diet. Soon 138 went to 125, 125 went to 120, and by the...
    ImperfectFool ImperfectFool
    18-21, F
    3 Responses Jan 8, 2013
    Rachhh2 Rachhh2
    3 Responses Dec 1, 2014

    From One Extreme To The Next

    Hey everyone, I was looking for answers online when I came across this website. I struggled with anorexia nervosa for a few years, and now I find myself becoming a binge eater. A little background information from me. I am a 16 year old boy (yes, a boy) and right now I am...
    Lostkid16 Lostkid16
    18-21, M
    1 Response May 28, 2013

    Some Say Admitting There Is A Problem, Is The First Step To Recovery...

    Finally, I am admitting to it. I haven't been "officially" diagnosed, but it's pretty obvious.It all started when I was like 12, when a babysitter told me I was overweight. Instantly, the cycle started. I had always been taught that being "fat" was a bad thing, and now... here I...
    catnamedmouse catnamedmouse
    18-21, F
    Jan 27, 2012

    I used to weigh 80 lbs

    and then I was shipped to a rehab center and I got out a while ago and now that I'm out I can't control my eating and I want to stop. Help?
    lilshyme lilshyme
    18-21, F
    1 Response Jul 13, 2014

    I'm 19 years old now

    and have been binge eating for a few months. It is awful. You sincerely don't think you could ever MISS anorexia but I do. When I was 17 I dated a boy that stressed me out, treated me like ****, and made me feel worthless the majority of the time. I never really made a conscious...
    lilyrosecooper lilyrosecooper
    4 Responses Feb 27, 2014

    Lost Inside An Ugly Body

    As I sit here, sick to my stomach munching on my last bite of what had been a whole box of cookies.. I think to myself, "I don't want this anymore", "I'm the ugliest, and fattiest person to step foot", "I want more but I can't have more".. Ect. The thoughts that never end. The...
    Itsbiancababby Itsbiancababby
    18-21, F
    2 Responses May 7, 2013

    I've finally kind of gotten control of my

    bingeing and am starting to starve again, but in the middle of my four day fast i started to feel really dizzy and weak so i ate food. wayyyy over a thousand calories. Now i'm deciding to do another fast over the weekend, i just feel horrible because i ate. I mean i literally...
    AliceInHungerland AliceInHungerland
    18-21, F
    1 Response Oct 15, 2014

    This time last year I was starving myself to

    extreme levels, fainting etc and now I literally eat my fridge. I'm not even hungry. I'm just bored and empty. I need help
    luneelfe luneelfe
    18-21, F
    1 Response Dec 9, 2014

    I Binge All The Time

    I'm an anorexic, I'm 18 and I've been struggling with it since I was 14. Lately I've been binging a lot and I hate it, it makes me feel so fat and out of control. I tell myself I can control but once I stop eating it's like I can't stop. I never purge, though never have. I do...
    gentlerose44 gentlerose44
    9 Responses Feb 2, 2011

    I am 18 years old and used to be anorexic

    and got down to a BMI of 12.6. My psychiatrist threatened to hospitalize me, so I started eating. Within a few days, it got completely out of control--I ate chocolates, whole boxes of cookies, whole jars of peanut butter, 5000 kcal a day for 2 months. I gained 30 lbs in those 2...
    Lamnaditropis Lamnaditropis
    22-25, F
    2 Responses Oct 1, 2014

    Not So Good After All

    I guess you've heard it all before...anorexic turns to binge eater blah blah. This is actually one of those, but with a twist. I was anorexic and was told that another kilo down would leave me in hospital. I refused hospitalizationand wanted to maintain weight. Or, I did not want...
    Chrissy1996 Chrissy1996
    18-21, F
    2 Responses Sep 24, 2012

    One Or The Other

    I was a binge eater turned anerixic im 5,9 my lowest weight was seven stone in recovery I developed bulima which is now fully grown binge eating I gained six stone in a year and.i am disgusted . Im just after a.binge I feel sick I eat untill I feel faint ive got so fat and im so...
    Irishemz Irishemz
    18-21, F
    1 Response Oct 18, 2012

    Time To Break The Habit.

    I guess I was never really "fat", just chubby. As a child I was allowed to eat whatever I wanted, and I did. I was a junk food junkie, a sugar addict, I would drench everything in chocolate and butter and ate anything and everything without a second thought. Well that was up...
    Peanutbutteraddict Peanutbutteraddict
    22-25, F
    1 Response Mar 26, 2013

    I'm also anorexia but not too serious.

    I never had a weighing machine at home since primary school. I had always been fat every new semester in school I will take height and weight each time, I will gain 7 kg. but in primary school , this doesn't bother me, I don't care my weight , all my friends are fat too. But in...
    Plaplee Plaplee
    18-21, F
    Sep 13, 2014

    Over summer is when I started restricting

    and working out to an extreme. Everything I did unconsciously revolved around losing weight. I started doing drugs; acid, smoking weed all the time, anything to suppress my appetite. Then I got sent to a short term in patient psyc hospital for my anxiety and constant drug abuse...
    Ednosiskillingme Ednosiskillingme
    Dec 8, 2013

    it's like if I eat little I will lose weight,

    but then if I eat a lot and give in I gain weight and feel so fat and guilty.Its so annoying
    deleted deleted
    Jan 1, 2016

    I use to count calories ,

    starve and purge I was happy I was skinny , everyone would say oh your so skinny I'm jealous . The only problem . The love of my life . He knew what I did but didn't understand it . He wanted me to gain weight but I refused . Now we live together and I had no choice but to...
    brookieboo8090 brookieboo8090
    18-21, F
    Jun 1, 2014

    Anorexia Recovery Help and Binging

    It all started last spring in April. Freshman in highschool, 15 year old me not a care for the world. I was chubby, about 138 pounds for a 5"3 heighten girl. I started to become very insecure about my weight, so I went on a diet. Soon 138 went to 125, 125 went to 120, and by the...
    3 Responses Jan 8, 2013


    Same here,from anorexia to bulimia. I have just binged right now and found this website. So I would like to share my story./.... Anorexia came 5years ago....and turned into bulimia after 1year. Many people starts to restrict eating because of losing weight. I did not ,or maybe...
    Jan 30, 2013

    My Story

     restriction I was always uncomfortable in my own skin. I was always bigger than all of my friends. I was never obese but overweight at some point yes. I was always on the verge, at least 5 pounds from being clinically overweight. It really start to get to me when I...
    soccrluvr soccrluvr
    18-21, F
    2 Responses Mar 9, 2010

    My Annorexia/ Bulimia

    A year and a half ago my brother passed away and soon after i comfort ate to keep my depression at bay but soon this developed into my self esteem taking a huge turn for the worst. I'd always been overweight and I'd often been teased about it by my younger, slimmer brother, this...
    Rugrats94 Rugrats94
    1 Response Mar 10, 2011

    I made the biggest mistake of my life this

    weekend, I decided I wanted to taste som candy. I had not eaten candy in one year, and when I started I just could not stop.. So from friday to sunday, I ate 4000 calories a day! Right now when I´m writing this I´m craving candy, and I want more. Now I´m scared to touch food...
    cherrychillz cherrychillz
    18-21, F
    1 Response Mar 15, 2015

    Gained 75 Lbs. In A Year...

    I'd had anorexia since I was 13 years old, and at my worst, got down to 70 lbs. at the height of 5'4". I was hospitalized on several occasions, and my life was totally consumed with food and exercise. Finally, by the time I was a freshmen in college, I became gfed up with living...
    Julzdanceruns Julzdanceruns
    18-21, F
    1 Response Aug 29, 2011

    I Don't Know What To Do.

    I am struggling with anorexia turned binge eating. I went to my nutritionist today and I had lost weight, but I have been binge eating. I usually compensate my binge eating by cutting out other things during the day, because I feel like my binge eating is so so much. I always...
    keepfree3 keepfree3
    18-21, F
    Oct 11, 2013


    Hello everyone! I came across this group and have been really touched by some of the stories on here. It sounds like you have all been through some tough times! I am a feature writer in the UK and I work at a British magazines. I'm always looking for stories about women who...
    littlestar89 littlestar89
    22-25, F
    Aug 24, 2012
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