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I Have Battled Anorexia

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 77 People

    Please Not Again!

    Why why why did I feel so much better after13 months in hospital, all the professionals think I'm "recovered" but I feel like pants, I'm slipping back in the clutch of anorexia!
    Bubbles1202 Bubbles1202 31-35, F 2 Responses Oct 1, 2013

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    Anorexia Or Whatever

    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 watching over me...
    Licorice Licorice 31-35, F 3 Responses Jul 21, 2007

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    Recovering

     I am finally close to my normal weight.  I eat now and choose whatever. However at times of major stress, I get the urge to starve myself once more. 
    reset reset 18-21, F 1 Response Nov 17, 2009

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    Typical Lunch

    As usual, my dreams weaved in and out of reality in a way that I still don’t know quite what was played out in my head and what are true memories. As I think back now, I have to dismiss the rather ridiculous images that seemed so real. The fat, orange talking cat named Felix...
    emb608 emb608 18-21, F Feb 13, 2012

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    A Horrible Addiction.

    I have this wierd habit, and it can actually get me in a lot of trouble. I like to make up stories about my life being bad, so i can get atttention from people. I like the feeling of people having to watch over you adn care for you, it makes you feel good. So heres the...
    cdowen cdowen 16-18, F 1 Response Sep 12, 2007

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    Related Experiences

    So since i was little i have had depression problems,i didn't actually noticed until it got really bad in high school.I can't tell anyone in my family cause they won't actually get...
    flproblems flproblems 18-21, F 3 Responses Aug 20

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    I have been dealing with depression for a long while and anxiety all my life. I have my good days and my bad days but today was a mix. I was having a good day until I started...
    MysticallyForbidden MysticallyForbidden 18-21, F 1 Response Aug 24

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    the sad part is the people who are "blessed" wouldnt understand because they dont have to go through the same things you have to go through.
    unlovednbroken unlovednbroken 18-21, F Aug 25

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    I have always been depressed sence I could remember I always act ok and never let on how I truly feel I don't take meds for it though I probably should but I just find the fact...
    Toyx Toyx 22-25, F 1 Response Aug 27

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    I feel empty, lonely, worthless, in pain I have personified my feelings into a person that I think about and right about sometimes, tonight is an especially bad night. I saw my bf...
    Zezebabe Zezebabe 18-21, F 2 Responses Aug 31

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    The day is ending and what can I say? I don't feel much better, honestly. I'm still fearful, sad and feeling the injustice over my family. I'm still trying to understand God wishes...
    Fernandotavares Fernandotavares 22-25, M Sep 4

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    I spend most of my time sitting on the internet and not leaving my house, or attending parties people invite me to. Some days I can't even dress myself. I can't leave the house...
    battykodaa battykodaa 18-21, F 1 Response Sep 7

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    Time to start the week over again. I'm trying to gauge how I feel this morning. So far...not terrible.
    KnaisGuy KnaisGuy 22-25, M 1 Response Aug 18

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    And. If i analyze it. I am more lucky than some.
    Livyn4pals Livyn4pals 46-50, M Sep 1

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    For all of you fighting this, I'm one of you, I write a blog, on how I fight my everyday life.. How I cope with being a full time student and at the same time fighting depression...
    Lily449 Lily449 18-21, F 3 Responses Sep 7

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    For all of you fighting this, I'm one of you, I write a blog, on how I fight my everyday life.. How I cope with being a full time student and at the same time fighting depression...
    Lily449 Lily449 18-21, F 4 days ago

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    For all of you fighting this, I'm one of you, I write a blog, on how I fight my everyday life.. How I cope with being a full time student and at the same time fighting depression...
    Lily449 Lily449 18-21, F 3 days ago

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    My aunt has fibromyalgia and about a month ago I started getting pain that got really bad in the course of a week. It started at the bottom of my feet and slowly worked all the way...
    searchingfar searchingfar 22-25, F 2 Responses Aug 17

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    About 4 years ago I went to my GP with an annoying pain in my left side. I was sent for an xray which showed small ovarian cysts. I told the GP I didnt think this was the cause of...
    mrsminxster mrsminxster 51-55, F 1 Response Aug 22

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    So, it's been 3 years since my diagnosis with anorexia.. I'm heading towards a stable weight and although it's been a long time since i have suffered alot with my disorder its...
    Losingmyself97 Losingmyself97 16-17, F 3 days ago

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    I suffered trauma-induced anorexia. Eating was very difficult for me. I was so frail, my mental facilities began to break down, and I was in constant physical pain. I had to go on...
    adianoeta adianoeta 26-30, F 1 Response Sep 6

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    Someone please help me or tell me your story... As you can see from the title I have anorexia nervosa. I keep on losing weight. I get weighted by my doctor in front of my parents...
    sammianne3 sammianne3 13-15, F 1 Response Aug 24

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    I believe it's a disease. It's sad that girls find that the right way to go even though everyone is best the way they are. No one should feel they need to change in order to keep...
    KingOfPerfection KingOfPerfection 16-17, M Sep 6

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    I miss my mom. I lost her 4/1/2013 and it still hurts like yesterday. She battled ovarian cancer for 17 long months. I was with her when she passed and it wasn't peaceful. It...
    jusloveme jusloveme 36-40, F 1 day ago

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    I started a new school in tenth grade and for the first time in my life I found it so hard to find meaningful company at all, I wasn't overweight but another new girl used to call...
    zoehammo zoehammo 18-21, F 2 Responses Aug 19

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    I think I still do. When I have even a tiny bit of fat anywhere on my body, I don't eat every good. I give myself, on the first day, a 1,600 calorie diet. I'm 5.4in tall. My weight...
    17paredkay00 17paredkay00 13-15, F Aug 29

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    I used to work in a little store where it was hard to leave to go eat so I didn't eat very much. I became less and less hungry so I would find myself only having one meal a day for...
    madlola madlola 22-25, F 2 Responses Sep 4

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    I had anorexia for two years. I'm afraid I might be slowly slipping back into it.
    Madis9957 Madis9957 13-15, F 2 Responses 6 days ago

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    I've struggled with anorexia and bulimia for more than 8 years now and i don't think i have in it me to continue like this nor do i have the guts to give up .
    kartupenguin kartupenguin 18-21, F 2 Responses 5 days ago

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    Lately, I've found it impossible to eat. And even when I do (because my roommates get suspicious), I have to go throw it up almost immediately. I've also been running miles and...
    RosieJay RosieJay 18-21, F 4 days ago

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    The urges are coming back stronger than ever and I'm going back to what I was doing before. I have 3 types of eating disorders, B.E.D (binge eating disorder) Anorexia, and bulimia...
    XxBadXVibesxX XxBadXVibesxX 13-15, F 2 days ago

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    I'm recovering from anorexia. I have a heart condition. I have a stomach condition. I have several neurological disorders. I have scoliosis. I'm recovering from bulimia. I have...
    wh0isit wh0isit 16-17, F 1 Response 9 hrs ago

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    I have had this feeling all of my life just simple things to start with such as I just knew that a car was coming around the corner (living in the mountains of Kentucky on one-lane...
    Danni1982 Danni1982 31-35, F 1 hr ago

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    Im 23 years old i have a half sister from my father samuel bracey. All i know about my sister is her name is Heather she is 6months younger then i am so she would have been born in...
    jessicawilliamson jessicawilliamson 22-25, F 1 hr ago

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    I have one again, hopefully this goes better than all those others, even the after effects. Wish me luck.
    LilRedFoxTail LilRedFoxTail 18-21, M 1 Response 1 hr ago

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    Mortal kombat, street fighter I want those games at this moment would have been a nice mind blowing distraction it's so much fun
    xomariposaxo xomariposaxo 26-30, F 3 Responses 1 hr ago

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    There have been a few that had their friends tell me in the past, but I always wondered who else had a crush on me.
    roselani2005 roselani2005 26-30, F 55 mins ago

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    I have a pretty decent size penis. It's thick, veiny, brown, heavy and it's long. My gf loves it :)
    youguyssuck69 youguyssuck69 18-21, M 51 mins ago

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    Wilfred is over! Damnit! Man why does everything have to end?? The finale was satisfying, yet it wasn't. Didn't really give me that much closure with what the show was all about...
    DrakeLineous DrakeLineous 22-25, M Aug 16

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    I hate this. Been waiting to hear back from this job but they haven't been in contact since I went in for the induction. Since then I've just lost motivation to wake up or do...
    TaylaT21 TaylaT21 18-21, F Aug 16

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    Well...I stayed and I am still in the same boat! Sitting here, he is passed out drunk AGAIN! AS USUAL! WTF is wrong with me? I let him fool me once again. I think I am scared. I...
    ShonieGETYOLIFE1 ShonieGETYOLIFE1 36-40, F Aug 16

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    I have a crush in the other class at my school and I only get to see him 20 min and I don't know if he likes me back I need advice
    Midnightthetimberwolf Midnightthetimberwolf 13-15, F 1 Response Aug 16

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    My mom is not as mentally Ill but instead mentally disabled. It has been difficult growing up with her because the doctors have said she had the mentality of a 12 year old. So my...
    MacKenziePatriciaLee MacKenziePatriciaLee 16-17, F Aug 16

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    And I feel like she's trying to control me... I know that we all have things we like and dislike, but we shouldn't shove it down each other's throats. I like manga, and I like...
    melodicnoodles melodicnoodles 16-17, F 1 Response Aug 16

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    I have really bad anxiety attacks. I almost died a few nights ago because of a dizzy spell that triggered my anxiety attack, and they did not blend well. I've been really freaking...
    myusername22 myusername22 13-15, F Aug 16

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    Why is it difficult for me to make and keep my friends? I have accumulated sufficient social knowledge and experience to be able to make a good judgement over social issues. To...
    spinningtime7 spinningtime7 18-21, M Aug 16

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    Took my wig off for a growth check. I feel great. I still have some work to do. Every year I get better with pulling in this area . I've accepted the fact that no matter how much...
    niko031 niko031 16-17, F 2 Responses Aug 16

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