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I Have Battled Anorexia

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 81 People

    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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    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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    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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