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I Am Anorexic

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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 most of my life, till I got my first job at Mcdonald's when I was about 15.  When I was 15 I was 110 to 115...
    MorphineXxLipsxX MorphineXxLipsxX 18-21, F 7 Responses Oct 21, 2009

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    I was in revovery for 4 months

    but now everything is a mess. My favorite grandma is dying and she ask me to get engaged before she dies. I feel so much pressure and i just stopped eating again. I've lost 12 pounds in a week i can't remember when it's the last time i ate. But i don't care anymore it's the only...
    Angel8896 Angel8896 26-30, F 1 Response Jul 11

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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'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 16-17, F 1 Response Feb 9

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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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    I am anorexic and weigh 94 pounds.

    They taunt me and tell me I am overweight. OBESE. I hate it so much!
    ZoeAmilia ZoeAmilia 16-17, F 5 Responses Jun 2

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    Well I'm not sure if I'm really anorexic.

    My case may be common but I'm not sure. I love to eat, but I always restrict myself from eating, even when I'm starving. I want to eat food, but at the same time my mind tells me no. It's weird and I hate it. I'm also not afraid of gaining weight. I actually want to because I...
    Fortiplex Fortiplex 13-15, M Jul 4

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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 130 and my lowest weight at this hight was 65. Umm.. I haven't had much luck in the health department due to it (frequent...
    blueskitty blueskitty 16-18, F 15 Responses Aug 1, 2007

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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 I will do anything to lose at least 30 lbs to start with and then take it from there.  I just need people to stop...
    Licorice Licorice 31-35, F 19 Responses Jul 21, 2007

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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 13-15, F 3 Responses Nov 14, 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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    So I've had a calorie deficit (i.

    e. Burning more calories than I eat for a week or two), or max 300 cals over if not, but tonight I just broke down crying and binged. I ate three huge pieces of ice cream cake and tried to purge but couldn't...but I feel better and more awake than I have in ages. But more than...
    depressedmistake depressedmistake 13-15, 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 20 Responses Sep 17, 2010

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    Ugh I hate how weird my body gets

    because of it. I won't share (some is a bit TMI) but it really sucks :/ pain is beauty
    MrsCarlileAtYourService MrsCarlileAtYourService 16-17, F Jul 1

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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 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 dont sit around eeating 24-7 iv tried every diet there is and all i wanna do is become anorexic because i hate my life im sick...
    5 Responses Feb 6, 2013

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    For me it's kinda weird I guess you can say I'm

    kinda anorexic but I'm not I'm only 92 pounds and sometimes I wouldn't eat just because..... But when I eat a lot I wouldn't be able to look at myself sometimes or I would feel sick and I try not to gain weight 😭 i don't know why
    randelynisdead randelynisdead 16-17, F 1 Response 2 days ago

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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 9 Responses Jan 18

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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 currenty in the midst of a fast.

    I haven't eaten in 2 days. I have no intention of stopping. I only went 3 days last time, and I WILL NOT break down again. I will die on my terms, and part of that is being thin. I don't care what the 'side effects' are; like it or not, anorexia works. Counting calories alone...
    JustEndIt JustEndIt 16-17, M 1 Response May 15

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    I'm not ashamed of who I am,

    but yes I'm anorexic I have been to hospitals and have been stared at in public and I really want to talk to someone who is struggling the same thing
    katie4399 katie4399 18-21, F 1 Response 4 days 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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    so confused with everything right now- i want

    help but i dont want to be helped... does that make sense?
    marixxx marixxx 16-17, F May 7

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    June of 2013 to June 2014 Just an update

    and I'll do more as I feel like it. If you want to start at the beginning of my story, see my profile. June 2013-November 2013 Really bad bulimia and self harm. I joined cross country again but I quit because of stomach pains due to throwing up and not eating properly. And...
    Punchinginadream Punchinginadream 18-21, F 1 Response Jun 14

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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 10 Responses Sep 22, 2013

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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 it's hard being the fat guy. Others, I wouldn't trade it for anything. I was once well north of 330lbs... Today, I am down to 280lbs...
    drcynic drcynic 26-30, M 31 Responses Mar 16, 2008

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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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    It started when people in my school started

    calling me fat , so i started to diet but then i started eating less and less , then i completely stopped eating , i started exercising whenever i got hungry ,then i couldn't do it anymore i had to eat , i was just too hungry so i ate what i thought was alot of food so i made...
    Theworldismyhell Theworldismyhell 18-21, F 3 Responses Jul 10

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    I'm not anorexic, but I like anorexic people.

    I'm not bothered, which most people may be. I've seen pictures of anorexic girls and they are beautiful. Guys, you're awesome! :)
    NovaScotia902 NovaScotia902 22-25 2 Responses May 30

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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...
    broadwaybabe99 broadwaybabe99 13-15, F 4 Responses Apr 14

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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 recover as fast as I should. this is my second relapse. I got farther than last time. last time I barely lasted a month. I will...
    wishingforrecovery wishingforrecovery 16-17, F 1 Response Jan 11

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    really need support and people to talk to.

    i'm struggling and feel extremely lost. i'm 19 from the UK. will happily email/whatsapp/text. <3
    xopetxl xopetxl 18-21, F 3 Responses Jul 7

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    UmaModern UmaModern 16-17, F 1 Response Jun 22

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    I weigh 109.2 pounds,

    i finally know my weight. we could round it to 109, but ill add the .2 part anyway. Im trying once again to recover. Im doing ok. its hard to eat. i fight vomiting all the time. eating is so hard. i want to give up all the time, but i force myself to remember when i was...
    wishingforrecovery wishingforrecovery 16-17, F 1 Response May 17

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    Greetings, I just want to ask a few questions,

    for a project I am working on: When did you become Anorexic? What is your diet like/what do you eat? When? How does it effect you?
    NovaScotia902 NovaScotia902 22-25 4 Responses Jun 5

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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 stomach aches or fullness they let it go fpr another month hoping it was just a terrible teenager phase. Oh boy...
    TryinghardAlltogethernow TryinghardAlltogethernow 16-17 2 Responses Jun 5, 2013

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    So I am anorexic. And I'm not like most

    anorexics since I'm a guy. My parents and family know and they keep making me eat which sucks and I just want to starve myself to loose weight since I'm fat and ugly. Whenever I see people that are just as large in mass as I am, they actually look skinny. But when I look at...
    DontStarve DontStarve 13-15, M 2 Responses Jun 10

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    I Was

    i wanted to be a modle so bad and i kept getting turend away so i stopped eating but im better now and im a plus size modle and i love my body but i know what its like and its horribal to feel so ugly even when your not :(
    iliketosuckcock iliketosuckcock 18-21, F 8 Responses May 18, 2012

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    nicole5227 nicole5227 16-17, F 4 Responses Dec 11, 2013

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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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    What happen to me? Just earlier today I was

    having fun with horses, not caring about anything. But when I come home I feel broken inside. I started exercising (my behaviors) again cause I ate two brownies. I couldn't eat dinner, and when I had to take a supplement I cried....I kept remembering all the supplements I...
    broadwaybabe99 broadwaybabe99 13-15, F 1 Response May 19

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    I have been suffering

    for months I have eaten two hamburgers and have not been that pale or cold lately I have gone extreme in eating and I'm not ashamed of how much weight I gained ! 😀
    Butterflyskinnylove Butterflyskinnylove 16-17, F May 26

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    I was anorexic and I got a therapy!

    Then I gained so many weigh! And no diet is working for me! So I'm going with this anorexic diet. But the problem is that I'm not fat! But I do have fat to loose like about 25 pounds! So anorexic again..
    pinkaholic119 pinkaholic119 13-15, F 2 Responses May 5

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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 34 Responses Jul 7, 2011

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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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    I'm looking for honest advice; not ********

    insulting me. I'm trying to go from ~200 calories per day to nothing. I want to go back to completely starving. I lose weight alot faster. My questions are: What is the best way to suppress the cravings? And what is the best way to hide it? P.S. Don't tell me how stupid I am...
    JustEndIt JustEndIt 16-17, M 2 Responses May 11

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    Something From Amysangels (with Love)

    My very beloved and precious amysangels asked me to post these words here: [QUOTE] For long u have ur secret. its urs. and 'she'sais u have no friends n u arent prety like models n u arent happy.and u have ur secret n u have control n u wont tobelieve u succeed.because somethin...
    AndrewPenney AndrewPenney 41-45 5 Responses Sep 9, 2010

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    I can't eat I hate food Eating is weak

    and I'm not weak, I am strong I think better without food Food makes my mind fuzzy My thoughts are cloudy and hazy I am slower Food makes me slow Without food every thing is sharp and clear Without food I understand so much more Food is fat I am a twig I am a delicate and...
    HoldingOnToAir HoldingOnToAir 16-17, F 1 Response Jun 29

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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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    "**** off and starve yourself" Thanks,

    dad. No, really. Thanks. I think I'll do that now that I have your permission to do so. If only. If only it were that simple. If only I could stop caring about my younger brother and sister enough to leave this world. You think I wouldn't have done it by now? Why...
    NekroNomikon NekroNomikon 18-21, F Jun 16

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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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    annaz11 annaz11 13-15, F May 8

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    majorrr problem with bloating

    when i eat, does anyone have advice?
    marixxx marixxx 16-17, F 2 Responses May 7

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