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I Have Battled Anorexia

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 76 People

    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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    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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    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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    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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    I have struggled with major depression, as a direct result of complex high betrayal trauma, ever since I was a little girl. From the time I was 7 years old until the time I was 9...
    Aimee17 Aimee17 41-45, F 23 Responses Nov 18

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    I'm still technically a child (or a teen, whatever). I've had depression since I was 10. It started out so tough, being that young. I thought this what a natural process of being a...
    WhiteSparrow127 WhiteSparrow127 13-15, F 1 Response Nov 8

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    only now have i been diagnosed by a professional but i always knew i had it, i also have aspergers and anxiety but i don't tell anyone , i mean is there a need for others to know...
    pokaprincess pokaprincess 18-21, F 3 Responses Nov 9

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    When I came across the gospel of Shrek, I read and was amazed. I then accept shrek Ito my life and he helped me battle depression. I no longer suffer from it. I help my community...
    AlwaysAnonnymous AlwaysAnonnymous 13-15, M 1 Response Nov 9

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    Doctors don't think I have it but I do I lost my grampa 4 days before I was born that was the day my best friend /girlfriend was born we have been friends for 10 years and then...
    mike12322xx mike12322xx 13-15, M Nov 9

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    I'm not sure how much people will actually read this because it's going to be really long but basically I've struggled with depression my whole life . I'm not looking for attention...
    AlissaCupcakes AlissaCupcakes 16-17, F 2 Responses 1 day ago

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    For those of u depressed hope this helps. 9 years ago i lost my ability to walk in a single night. To go from a scholarship offered basketball and football player. Ran track...
    Time4kush Time4kush 26-30, M 4 Responses Nov 15

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    I have had a socialphobia and I don't have any friends last year I got one and she just changed this year she is always so negative and hatefull and this is making my Depression...
    yoyo526 yoyo526 16-17, F 3 days ago

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    I was molested, abused, bullied, betrayed etc. I didn't always believe in GOD. I used to blame him for everything wrong. Why are you doing this to me? Why is this happening to me...
    dashuria dashuria 13-15, F 5 Responses Nov 9

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    Any experience with Citalopram? I've recently been prescribed it, any feedback would be appreciated.
    irongirl135 irongirl135 18-21, F Nov 12

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    The 29th of October was the anniversary of when my cousin committed suicide. My family is not especially close. I have a mess of aunts, and the family drama has gone overboard a...
    flypiggie flypiggie 26-30, F 1 Response Nov 1

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    I’m almost fifty-seven years old and I’ve spent a good portion of my life feeling bad about my physical appearance. I didn’t set out to be this way, I’ve just managed to...
    miryam57 miryam57 56-60, F 2 Responses Nov 10

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    I'm Susan. I'm twenty years-old and I had anorexia. It went unnoticed and undiagnosed. It all started when I was fifteen years-old. I was a normal 10th grader. In fact I was...
    SusanAnonymous SusanAnonymous 18-21, F 1 Response 4 days ago

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    I have recovered from anorexia and am at a normal weight now. Pro ana sites are horrible, please nobody ever go on them.
    crazyraindances crazyraindances 16-17, F 1 Response Nov 2

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    I have a few months anorexia and that's not all I cut myself too. Who can tell me how I can hide this fact some people think that there is something and try to figure out what it...
    BasketbalForEver BasketbalForEver 13-15, F Nov 10

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    Right now, I weight 20 pounds too much. I want to be 90 pounds. I am 5"8' and a whopping 110. My only desire is to end this anorexia but I keep striving for more weight loss. I don...
    Sarahningram Sarahningram 13-15, F 1 Response a week ago

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    I have. And see so many people on here that battle it. If you need anyone to talk to I'm always here. I know it's hard to go through and sucks to go through it alone.
    YourSecret02 YourSecret02 13-15, F Nov 1

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    I am no longer battling self harm! I have an amazing friend who helped me get out of it without even knowing it! I am so glad God put someone like tht in my life! Life is beautiful...
    GMBA GMBA 13-15, F 5 days ago

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    A lot of people don't know my past story, When I was in 6th grade I was diagnosed with depression, I had severe anxiety and I couldn't handle it. I tried over dosing on pain...
    treya15 treya15 16-17, F 2 Responses Nov 4

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    my boss is very upset with me today, cus i arrived at 9:30. always have problem getting up early in the morning. feel so tired, as if the whole previous night when i should have...
    Mangostrawberrybanana Mangostrawberrybanana 31-35, F 1 day ago

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    When I was a kid, I was pretty chubby for my height and age... it wasn't healthy, but I loved to eat. Because of this I was made fun of and called fat all through Elementary and...
    Wildmoonchildd Wildmoonchildd 18-21, F 3 Responses Nov 2

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    It's a weird thing being bulimic. I eat a regular normal amount of food and this overwhelming feeling oh being full hits. I feel like if I don't purge then then..it's unexplainable...
    helizb helizb 22-25, F 1 Response Nov 5

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    Did you know that some people think that the feminist movement should put a ban on pornographyy? I'm not saying it's the best thing in the world, but I don't agree that it should...
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    I have been with my boyfriend for almost two years. I love him more than anything. I've been battling depression and anorexia for the past year and that, on top of fighting with my...
    ajskyler ajskyler 16-17, F 6 days ago

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    I’ve never had A great self-esteem and as a child was never concerned with health. I just ate what tasted good and ate it until I was stuffed. Once I reached high school I...
    dontgetmewrong dontgetmewrong 16-17, F 1 day ago

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    I have the most amazing boyfriend/husband. We have been together for 3yrs. And it has been the best 3yrs of my life. i never knew who he was, i only knew what i have heard about...
    garzzza14 garzzza14 18-21, F 17 hrs ago

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    I'm a negative person. A pessimist at my best! It's tragic. I have no clue why I've let life do this to me for this long. I'm only 21 years old and I am already tired, bitter and...
    Theworldisminenow Theworldisminenow 18-21, F 10 Responses 16 hrs ago

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    I got my first tattoo 30 years ago, when I was 20. I got tattoos from the time I was 20-29, and one or two in my 40s. I stopped because I was pregnant with my first kid. I have two...
    tattedmomma tattedmomma 46-50, F 2 hrs ago

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    My love is 23 years older than me. We met a few years ago online via AgeMeet.com. It was totally platonic but I broke off contact due to doing other things in my life, I wasn't...
    toylycc11 toylycc11 26-30, F 1 Response 18 hrs ago

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    My love is 23 years older than me. We met a few years ago online via AgeMeet.com. It was totally platonic but I broke off contact due to doing other things in my life, I wasn't...
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    My love is 23 years older than me. We met a few years ago online via AgeMeet.com. It was totally platonic but I broke off contact due to doing other things in my life, I wasn't...
    toylycc11 toylycc11 26-30, F 18 hrs ago

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    I always thought I was firing blanks, but in the last month it's been confirmed that I have a daughter! She's just turned 4 and she's gorgeous. She must get her looks from her...
    Mick672 Mick672 41-45, M 2 Responses 14 hrs ago

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    I woke up feeling better. I may not be 19 but I still have plenty of guys who want me. But I am smart, I am funny and witty. I have class and culture and an amazing ***! I know I'm...
    KittyKurious KittyKurious 26-30, F 4 Responses 11 hrs ago

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    I'm in grade 13 and I live in Canada. As the topic says, I don't have any friends. Although I have been to 3 different schools from grade 9 till now, and although I came to Canada...
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    Well right now I am staying with my mom, and I have two friends, which includes others within their family. One friend lives just down the street from me. Her life is in turmoil...
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    If you work hard enough and don't lose sight of your dreams they will come true, but most people usually give up on this because they deem it as "impossible". Nothing is impossible...
    SunsetTears SunsetTears 18-21, F 16 hrs ago

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    If you work hard enough and don't lose sight of your dreams they will come true, but most people usually give up on this because they deem it as "impossible". Nothing is impossible...
    SunsetTears SunsetTears 18-21, F 16 hrs ago