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I Am Anorexic

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 3,254 People

    Ana Is Myself ... - ANA Is Me Myself and My Distorted Reflection ... Though I know but I still believe in the distorted perception ...   over 3 years untill now since...
    DollyDiva DollyDiva 22-25, F 46 Responses Jan 20, 2009

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    "You look like a model!".. But it's been the ugliest thing I could do to myself.
    lilqueenbee lilqueenbee 18-21, F 7 Responses Jan 18

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    The Fight Against Ana - I will not say "I used to be anorexic". That would be a false statement, once anorexia takes over, you will always be anorexic, the thoughts will always be...
    TeenMommyof4 TeenMommyof4 16-17, F 1 Response Nov 10, 2012

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    I was diagnosed with anorexia 3 months ago and no matter how much o starve myself i still see a fat and worthless loser in the mirror!! I just want to be skinny and I'm fed up with...
    lifesucks217 lifesucks217 13-15 2 Responses Feb 17

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    I'm so sick of being anorexic, I can't be a normal teen. I was pulled out of school to go treatment, then when I come home I have to be homeschool and go to all these doctors...
    broadwaybabe99 broadwaybabe99 13-15, F 1 Response 2 days ago

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    The Jokes Have Stopped... - Now i'm losing weight, and the jokes from my father, him calling me fat, and making fun of me everyday, are coming to a stop. He is finally not making...
    deleted deleted 26-30 7 Responses Oct 11, 2010

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    An Open Plea to Ana's Everywhere... - Look, I'm the exact opposite of anorexic. My only eating disorder is that I like food and drink a little bit too much. Yep. I'm fat. Some days...
    drcynic drcynic 22-25, M 33 Responses Mar 16, 2008

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    I am 28 years old in two weeks, I am 5'7" and I weigh 102 lbs. I am currently fighting anorexia and this isn't my first time, but this time, I am not wanting to get fat again, so...
    bsmnabm bsmnabm 26-30, F 2 Responses a week ago

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    These thoughts are killing me. I've never really thought I'd ever have thoughts like these but here they are. I've had ana screaming at me for the past few months and I'm beginning...
    Blueskydreams Blueskydreams 18-21, F 4 Responses Feb 3

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    When did I start feeling guilty about eating a salad? I don't know what I'm doing anymore. I'm letting everybody down.
    just1a2girl3 just1a2girl3 18-21, F 2 Responses Apr 5

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    We Have A Serious Problem. . . A Must Read - There seems to be a growing trend with these postings on this group looking for ana buddies. Lets address this issue.   ...
    takethesebrokenwings takethesebrokenwings 22-25, F 6 Responses Sep 13, 2010

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    I have a 3 inch thigh gap now! I'm so happy:p
    nicole5227 nicole5227 16-17, F 4 Responses Dec 11, 2013

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    Anorexia Isn't Much Fun. - I have had anorexia for about 11 years. It started when I was 5 and is still here after all this time. My highest weight was 185, my current weight is...
    blueskitty blueskitty 16-18, F 15 Responses Aug 1, 2007

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    Whos With Me - I have an anorexia nervosa. The last 8 months have been a living hell for me. I slipped along unnoticed by my parents for a month then they caught on to my constant...
    TryinghardAlltogethernow TryinghardAlltogethernow 16-17 2 Responses Jun 5, 2013

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    Most teenagers fears are there boyfriend or girlfriend breaking up with them, or them not passing their test, but not me. My worst fear is gaining weight. Just thinking about it...
    LaureenMariiee LaureenMariiee 16-17, F 1 Response Mar 31

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    I Need An Ana Buddy. - I just started with this and I don't want to give in before I give myself a chance. I'm a dependent person and with the recent death of my grandmother and...
    failureisnotanoption failureisnotanoption 16-17, F 18 Responses Jun 10, 2010

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    my mother came up to my room tonight while I was crying. I immediately darted for my bed and buried my head into a blanket. she saw me crying and she yelled, she went ballistic...
    wishingforrecovery wishingforrecovery 16-17, F 1 Response Feb 9

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    Attempting To Recover- My Experience - A month ago, I was put in the emergency room because of cardiac arrest. Let me tell you, I was right in the middle of drivers Ed. How...
    Musicgirl84 Musicgirl84 18-21, F 34 Responses Jul 7, 2011

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    I got some questions for an update on my anorexia. So here is an update. I have been anorexic for almost a year now. I am 15 years old 5'2. I currently weigh 63 lbs. the lowest I...
    2p35jm 2p35jm 13-15, F 2 Responses Mar 8

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    I used to think I starved myself to be skinny and pretty but it wasnt about that at all. I starved because I was lonely. People would treat my problems like it was nothing. I was...
    Weeaboobs Weeaboobs 16-17, F Feb 9

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    Fitting into old shirts from when you were at your lowest weight is the best feeling ever. So glad I didn't fight this relapse!
    just1a2girl3 just1a2girl3 18-21, F Apr 6

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    Tomorrow Im not eating breakfast and its not being served at school tomorrow(half day)!So I don't have to act normal and eat! And maybe not dinner if my parents aren't home...
    nicole5227 nicole5227 16-17, F 1 Response Dec 18, 2013

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    I Have Battled Anorexia - I have had Anorexia for 14 years.  I am only at a "normal" weight now due to force feedings. HW 160 lbs CW  130 lbs LW 64 lbs...
    Licorice Licorice 31-35, F 19 Responses Jul 21, 2007

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    I haven't eaten at all for the past week. I'm feeling like complete **** right now and I just can't think at all. I'm thinking about eating, but I don't want to at all. If there's...
    Marshallman90 Marshallman90 16-17, M 1 Response Mar 17

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    I am 5 ft 106 lbs and feel fat 😪 I know I'm not, but no matter how many times I tell myself, it's like this inner me takes over and I don't remember to eat.
    nephthalim nephthalim 18-21, F Mar 22

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    I need help to lose weight, I don't want people moaning or telling me not to I am NOT skinny enough and I need tips and how do I hide it my friends and family have noticed, they...
    ana98 ana98 13-15, F 2 Responses Feb 10

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    Why I Feel Like Quitting.. Need Advice - Hello everyone, I am new to experience project and am looking for some advice on anorexia recovery. Any support is appreciated, I really...
    dancer4444 dancer4444 18-21, F 2 Responses Nov 11, 2013

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    All because of what people say..... I fell into this lifestyle because I felt to fat for anyone to care and love me. I fell in it also because what my quote on quote family said...
    Tryingtohide Tryingtohide 13-15, F 2 Responses Mar 2

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    Regrettably, Our friend Ana -      Allow me to introduce myself. My name, or as I am called by so called "doctors", is Anorexia. Anorexia Nervosa is my...
    takethesebrokenwings takethesebrokenwings 22-25, F 20 Responses Oct 20, 2009

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    Umm..hi ^^ so I was just searching around for places where I could, um, relate to people. Stumbled upon here :) I don't know why I seem morbidly cheery um, I'm sorry. Uh anyways...
    justbeskinny justbeskinny 16-17, F Apr 7

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    The picture isn't goal, my stomach sticks out am inch or 2. It's not about weight I just wanna look like that.
    bigca1697 bigca1697 16-17, F Apr 6

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    Today my grandmother told me I was starving myself. So to prove I wasnt I ate a piece of cheese and you do not know how guilty I feel over it. I'm so close to my goal weight to. I...
    madisynh madisynh 18-21, F Mar 5

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    I want this so badly. This body is my goal. It's perfect.
    just1a2girl3 just1a2girl3 18-21, F 2 Responses Apr 7

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    I feel so bad. My dad just bought an iced coffee for me and I can't drink it because I do NOT drink my calories even if somebody tries to force me. I absolutely freak out and do...
    just1a2girl3 just1a2girl3 18-21, F Apr 6

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    I Want To Be Anorexic.. - im 18 years old and i am over weight! see i dont mind my face and top half of my body but its my legs and belly i hate i dont even eat bad ataall and i...
    4 Responses Feb 6, 2013

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    Pro Ana? - I try not to make it a habit to stir up controversy, but I feel this is something that really should be addressed...   Pro ana is something that should not be...
    stormynightsky stormynightsky 22-25, F 9 Responses May 28, 2011

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    I really want an Ana buddy. I want somebody who lives near me so I can text them. I want them to support me and I'll support them back. I could really use the help! :)
    just1a2girl3 just1a2girl3 18-21, F 4 Responses Apr 4

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    I've just turned 17 and I'm just under 90 pounds. I've found anorexia so hard but recently I've been a lot better. I've got my weight upto where I am and I'm feeling a lot...
    ameliap ameliap 16-17, F 1 Response Feb 9

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    Well, Not Anymore... - Everytime I look at my experience list I see this group and I feel some what less than honest. while it is true I was anorexic: I no longer am. For me...
    ColorMeReal ColorMeReal 41-45, F 5 Responses Oct 19, 2007

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    Fat - I'm fat period. I just need someone to talk to daily for support and all that. I can't talk to my friends and family about this because, duh, they would take me out to eat...
    thinisinhxc thinisinhxc 16-18, F 11 Responses Dec 4, 2007

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    There really is no point to this. It's more just trying to face the facts and to get myself help. I always wear a mask. I pretend there's nothing wrong with me, when there's a...
    alexthornton alexthornton 18-21, M 7 Responses Jan 18

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    I never finish anything. Like anything in a package I wont finish the last of it. If I keep some Ana cant tell me I'm fat. The more I leave, the less I am. Just how it is
    ineedtoknowhow ineedtoknowhow 16-17, F Feb 14

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    I just need someone to help me stay strong. Still 10 pounds from my goal weight. Thin is beautiful.
    Brooke2Big Brooke2Big 18-21, F 1 Response Dec 17, 2013

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    Fasting Buddy - I am starting a fast tomorrow. If you would like to join we can email or text. With support I think we will get through it easier.
    karebear03 karebear03 22-25, F 6 Responses Feb 3, 2013

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    I'm Highly Addicted - Hey guys. I'd like to say I'm not Anorexic...But that would be a lie, I am. I'm 20 years old, 5'4, 118bls. I've been underweight by 20-25bls for...
    MorphineXxLipsxX MorphineXxLipsxX 18-21, F 7 Responses Oct 21, 2009

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    Ana tips? I really need some help. I feel gross and no one comment hurtful things please. I know I'm fat.
    marinasayshi marinasayshi 18-21, F 2 Responses Feb 26

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    Again well, I was free of Anna for 3 months, but I relapsed in October. now its January, and I'm once again stuck in this he.ll. I lost a few people along the way. I'm not ready to...
    wishingforrecovery wishingforrecovery 16-17, F 1 Response Jan 11

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    I have been starving myself since the month my mom left my family. I think it's because of the control I feel, and lack everywhere else in my life. But I also think it's because my...
    herfacade herfacade 18-21, F 1 Response Feb 13

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    I wasn't supposed to start this again. When my mom found out, she was trying to help me stop. But it's not that simple. The voices in your head telling you you're fat don't stop...
    just1a2girl3 just1a2girl3 18-21, F 1 Response Apr 6

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    I'm new to this site, in fact I have no idea how to really use it yet ;-; oh well though. I've been anorexic/bulimic since the summer of 2013, I'll lost 45 pounds so far. I've...
    paigeypaigey paigeypaigey 13-15, F 1 Response Apr 5

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    I feel a binge coming on... I keep looking at food. Somebody help me get through this!!
    just1a2girl3 just1a2girl3 18-21, F 1 Response Apr 8

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    You're Probably Anorexic If... -   Please take the time to read this entire story before commenting. Comments that do not follow the Community Standards will be promptly...
    takethesebrokenwings takethesebrokenwings 22-25, F 19 Responses Sep 17, 2010

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