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I Am Anorexic

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 3,592 People

    Feel so fat and disgusting.

    Please don't hate😒
    tinyanorexic tinyanorexic 18-21, F 3 Responses Feb 11

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    Looks like I slipped back into old ways.

    .. I hate this! Just make it stop before I loose too much weight again...
    jackjack600 jackjack600 18-21, F 6 days ago

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    Lately i feel worse. I can't look at myself

    anymore. I can't wear what I want anymore. I can't be me, without feeling like crap about my body. I won't eat for days and ill exercise until i can't move. I want to be perfect.
    JustineMusey JustineMusey 13-15, F 2 Responses Apr 12

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    The Asian Method Of Staying Slim...

    ... is NOT to diet. But that involves an important change in the way you think about food. Before you laugh at me and stop reading, please just give me a few minutes of your time. I live in Singapore. I am familiar with most parts of South and Southeast Asia. People are NOT...
    AndrewPenney AndrewPenney 41-45 44 Responses Sep 25, 2010

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    Trigger Warning: A year later

    and I am STILL struggling to get better... It's such a vicious cycle...I have gotten down to 450 calories a day...maximum exercise output as possible.. To top it all off...I got braces...freaking braces, guys. If eating wasn't hard enough for me. I've lost a total of 26...
    BeThinXsin BeThinXsin 22-25, F 1 Response Apr 13

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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 million things wrong. I can never face the music when it comes to my own life. I can easily help so many other people but I can't ever...
    alexthornton alexthornton 18-21, M 10 Responses Jan 18, 2014

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    The thing I hate the most about fasting,

    is the constant hunger pains and the hunger headaches. I always get bad headaches. But when I express this to my mother, she gets mad because she kinda has a lead onto my anorexia. She says that she's noticed my weight going down, quickly, but I haven't noticed a single thing...
    cravingniht cravingniht 22-25, F 2 days ago

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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 5 Responses Jan 18, 2014

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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 in the back of your head. I am a survivor of anorexia I will say. When I became anorexic, it was just an extreme diet to...
    TeenMommyof4 TeenMommyof4 16-17, F 1 Response Nov 10, 2012

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    I wish I didn't eat. I wish I didn't feel empty.

    I wish I knew who I am. I wish I could go back to who I was. I wish I was skinny. I wish I was me.
    TeenagerInPain TeenagerInPain 13-15, F Mar 27

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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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    Jupiterfl04 Jupiterfl04 18-21, F 2 Responses 3 days ago

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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 healthier. Obviously I have my bad days, but it's too be expected. Ultimately I think I'm finally beginning to win my battle.
    ameliap ameliap 18-21, F Feb 9, 2014

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    I have been told by everyone,

    even my family that I am fat. I have a weird genetic disorder where I do not get physically hungry, so since it doesn't really effect me, why should I eat?
    Believera Believera 13-15, F 1 Response Mar 17

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    I WILL be pretty DAMMIT!

    I can beat this eating disorder.
    HalfVenti HalfVenti 13-15, F 2 Responses Mar 25

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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 tomorrows going to be a good day:)
    nicole5227 nicole5227 16-17, F 1 Response Dec 18, 2013

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    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 she has been apart of me ... I need no sympathy but understanding ... I need you to feel me ...96 lbs with 5'5 feet...
    DollyDiva DollyDiva 22-25, F 45 Responses Jan 20, 2009

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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 the heartbreak of a significant other giving up on me... Well let's just say I have too much, I'm tired of being fat and I...
    failureisnotanoption failureisnotanoption 16-17, F 18 Responses Jun 10, 2010

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    I'm in a destructive downward spiral

    but nothing feels more important than this. Just this one thing. I need to be thin. Delicate. Fragile. This is the only thing I know how to do.
    Saigatatarica Saigatatarica 18-21, F Mar 10

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    any time i eat i feel like i have failed.

    i am anorexic and i am happy because i no lomger give into food. i am strong. i would love of pro ana buddy
    gonnadieskinny gonnadieskinny 13-15, F a week ago

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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 need help from other sufferers right now. Let me start by sharing my story- My name is Courtney, and I am almost 19 years old. I was...
    dancer4444 dancer4444 18-21, F 2 Responses Nov 11, 2013

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    I'm gonna start the ABC DIET tomorrow.

    Can't wait to loose a lot more weight!
    recoveringteen00 recoveringteen00 13-15, F Mar 31

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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 embarrassing it is to have your heart stop working with 30 classmates around you is awful. I couldn't breathe, I turned blue, and I shook...
    Musicgirl84 Musicgirl84 18-21, F 36 Responses Jul 7, 2011

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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 appointments. I can't even go to Carol-winds with my Girl Scout troop next week. None of my "friends" talk to me. Whenever they are...
    BooBear99 BooBear99 16-17, F 5 Responses Apr 14, 2014

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    Skinny.

    There's no such thing as "too skinny". I want people to notice my weight loss. It's an achievement, and I won't stop till I get it.
    izzymeg7 izzymeg7 16-17, F 3 Responses Nov 14, 2013

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    Its funny how my tv always ends up on food

    channel and I dont even realize it
    sassysami70663 sassysami70663 26-30, F 18 hrs ago

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    I really just need someone

    that understands me. I am addicted to thinspo and model obsessed. no one seems to understand, and it sucks. I feel so alone and empty. my friends are sick of me constantly bringing up calorie intake and work out plans. sometimes even goal weights. I know I shouldn't be talking...
    maggieee5086 maggieee5086 16-17, F 5 Responses Mar 22

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    I need to lose more weight.

    My stomach needs to go. I look in the mirror everyday and change my outfit from a pretty dress to baggy shirt and sweats because i hate my body. My parents dont understand, and u can't starve myself without them noticing.
    JustineMusey JustineMusey 13-15, F 2 Responses 2 days ago

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    A pic so you can see how I'm doing now.

    I ate my first full meal in a month today
    Ashthewolf7601 Ashthewolf7601 13-15, F 5 Responses Jan 23

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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 full name, but you may call me Ana. Hopefully we can become great partners. In the coming time, I will invest a lot of time in...
    takethesebrokenwings takethesebrokenwings 22-25, F 20 Responses Oct 20, 2009

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    I hate my body no matter what I always will.

    It's hard because now and then I find myself eating and I cry. Then I drag myself into my room and cut my arms and blast loud music. I hate when I eat...I feel Disgusting when I do. All I want is to be able to count my ribs one by one and have a big thigh gap. I want mu hipbones...
    Skinandbonesss Skinandbonesss 13-15, F 1 Response Apr 16

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    I get where you're coming from,

    blaming some one else for your disorder. I mean yeah, ugly comments can tribute to it, but you can't blame other people for your anorexia. It's mainly just being unhappy with yourself. I have no one to blame but myself, but i don't want to change the way I am. I like not eating...
    shinexnaked shinexnaked 16-17, F 2 Responses Mar 24

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    Today I weighed in at 99.

    5 lbs. It has been my dream since I was 14 to be under 100 lbs again. At 14 I was 5'2" and now I am 5'4" The sad part is, now I just want to shrink more and more....
    daisycuddling daisycuddling 22-25, F Mar 17

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    crey97zy crey97zy 18-21, F 1 Response 2 days ago

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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 reported and removed.  You're probably anorexic if... You've memorized the calorie content of virtually everything...
    takethesebrokenwings takethesebrokenwings 22-25, F 21 Responses Sep 17, 2010

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    It Isn'T Fair

    Look at me, I'm so damn skinny. I only weigh 260lbs. Someone help me gain weight. I hate being anorexic
    gainergirljiggles gainergirljiggles 22-25, F 13 Responses Sep 22, 2013

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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.    Ana buddies is an oxy-moron. Buddies, or friends, don't encourage each other to destroy their health and injure their bodies. Real friends...
    takethesebrokenwings takethesebrokenwings 22-25, F 6 Responses Sep 13, 2010

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    xbutterflyanax xbutterflyanax 16-17, F 3 Responses Nov 9, 2014

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    I am 5'9 and 14 years old.

    I weigh 85 pounds and am hoping to loose more soon. My Eating Schedule: Monday- Wednesday 6 Crackers A Day. Thursday-Friday: Nothing Saturday: 13 blueberries Sunday: Nothing Thank Goodness I Have gym after lunch.
    EternallyScreamingInSilence EternallyScreamingInSilence 13-15, M 2 Responses Jan 29

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    Watching a documentary on Self harm

    and they're talking about eating disorders, it isn't just a choice, it's a mental illness, like bipolar. However, watching this is making me more determined to lose weight! My lowest weight was 72lbs, currently back up to 109lbs, goal weight, 80lbs!
    NavyGirlfriend94 NavyGirlfriend94 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 18

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    I ate as little as I possibly could today-1074.

    That might seem like a lot to some of you, but with my parents deciding what I eat for breakfast and dinner, it was an accomplishment. I resisted the amazing cookies and decent pizza at lunch and the garlic bread at dinner, along with all the miscellaneous junk food in the...
    Brimmless Brimmless 18-21, F 13 hrs ago

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    UmaModern UmaModern 16-17, F 1 Response Jun 22, 2014

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    I am doing a project.

    I need words associated with anorexia or body image problems tht I can write on my body. All I have so far is fat, depressed, ugly, thigh gap. Please HELP
    Tiffanyportelli Tiffanyportelli 22-25, F 3 Responses Apr 15

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    I have a 5 hour drive

    for my Official Visit this morning and there's a box of doughnuts in the back seat. I ate 3/4 of one this morning around 9 and I would like at least half of another one but I am terrified that I'll over indulge- that's what drives my anorexia- a need for control. And so if I don...
    kxCobra kxCobra 18-21, F 2 Responses Mar 12

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    I need help fast. I'm not able to run water in

    the house because basement is flooding but I really reallly need to purge right now and don't know how... someone help me before I breakdown!
    vyrlox vyrlox 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 11

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    Wtf day 5 with only gum

    and water and I haven lost a pound today. Wtf is wrong with me
    Jupiterfl04 Jupiterfl04 18-21, F 1 Response 2 days ago

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