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I Recovered From My Eating Disorder

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    I Finally Recovered From My Eating Disorder But....

    It's taken me years to recover from my batte with anorexia. It wasnt through wanting to lose weight or because i don't like food. I just generally had an issue with eating..like i couldnt be bothered to do it, or i'd put myself off eating something. I really want to gain weight...
    Tilly95 Tilly95 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 26, 2011

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    Spoke Too Soon...

    today it feels like i just cannot make myself eat...  just want teh world to go away.  why does this feel so good? 
    SunnyKris SunnyKris 26-30, F Aug 24, 2007

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    Four Years Down...

    It's been around four years now, and I've done really well. In middle and high school I struggled with anorexia nervosa, which went undiagnosed and essentially untreated because of my parents' aversion to psychological treatments/counseling. With the help of my best friend (who...
    lianhua lianhua 21-25, F 3 Responses Nov 2, 2007

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    Recovered

    It has been about 2 1/2 3 years since I have last purged. Which for me is amazing. I feel great! It started in 10th grade and went until 12th grade. And I thought I would never recover. One day I woke up in 12th grade the week before graduation and was like "I need help" I went...
    NaomiSarah1 NaomiSarah1 18-21, F 1 Response Sep 19, 2013

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    I Am Trying To Recover From My Binge Eating Disorder, But I Feel Down. Are You Recovered? Can You Help?

    I am a freshman in college and my whole life I have always been overweight. It wasn't until I was thirteen when I started to actually "Do something about it". Anyways bottom line is for about 5 years I was a chronic dieter. I starved myself, overexercised, counted calories etc...
    Moralesleydi Moralesleydi 16-17 Jan 12, 2013

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    always here if someone needs advice

    or help or anything concerning recovering from an eating disorder, relapsing, etc. I'm happy to help!
    kissthedeadly kissthedeadly 18-21, F Apr 9

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    I Finally Gained Gained Control of It

    i have finally accepted that there will always be a part of me that wants to starve myself.  that being said, i now know the warning signs and can combat them.  now i am healthy and whole.
    SunnyKris SunnyKris 26-30, F 2 Responses Aug 5, 2007

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    Ah...

    It's strange, sitting here and reading some of my older stories about my experiences and struggles with Anorexia. So much has happened through the past 2 years of recovery. Sure, there has been some ups and downs, some memories are pretty clouded to me and it takes a lot for one...
    lillybet007 lillybet007 18-21, F 2 Responses Jun 30, 2013

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    I have EDNOS (eating disorder not otherwise specified). I was a previously recovered anorexic and found myself falling into a bad eating pattern of EDNOS. How my eating disorder...
    OnyxHeart OnyxHeart 18-21, F Nov 13

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    So I dealt with an eating disorder junior and senior year of high school. Coming to college was going to be a change, but I recovered and I was ready to face a new chapter of my...
    mb8422 mb8422 18-21, F Nov 18

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    Did my research and the doctor labeled me. I have an eating disorder called binge eating. where you just eat and eat with emotional attachment. like you just eat if your depressed...
    sassy19love sassy19love 13-15 1 Response Nov 17

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    I Have an eating disorder, so I'm Bulimic and it was going on for almost a year and I got kinda slim but I still have some fat on me. My parents judge me almost everyday for it...
    Babyblue95 Babyblue95 18-21, F 3 Responses Nov 14

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    Hello! My name is T. For about 4 months now I've suffered from an eating disorder. But I wouldn't call it "suffered" actually, because I'm enjoying it. I like feeling in control of...
    SkinnyIsPerfect SkinnyIsPerfect 16-17, F 4 Responses Nov 9

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    I was wondering if anyone who struggles with an eating disorder would like to email me and we can talk about our experiences. I am currently not getting medical help, because I do...
    enchanted101 enchanted101 16-17, F 1 Response Oct 30

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    Ever since the sixth grade I've been battling a eating disorder. My friends were starving themselves I thought it was the cool thing to do. Boy was I wrong. I started to force...
    kittycat2213 kittycat2213 13-15, F 1 Response Nov 9

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    I have an eating disorder. I am perfectly fine with it too. I think you should do whatever you need to do in order to become thin. I am pro Ana and I respect those who are not, but...
    Kristenbeane Kristenbeane 18-21 1 Response Nov 13

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    I have an eating disorder and I'm obsessed with my body and image altogether
    sheashea333 sheashea333 18-21, F 1 Response Nov 14

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    So lately I've been having a bit of acid reflux... And I take that to my advantage. I just keep bending down and it basically makes me feel like I need to burp, and when I try to...
    catho catho 18-21, F 4 Responses Nov 18

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    Purged last night. Saw so much blood but I'm so used to seeing blood when I purge it doesn't scare me. I know I should be more worried but I just don't care. I'm feeled with apathy...
    yonnie97 yonnie97 16-17, T 28 mins ago

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    last year around this time, my friend was starting to become anorexic and I decided I wanted to become skinny too, so I did it with her. I used to barely eat any lunch and if I did...
    aflurryofemotions aflurryofemotions 13-15, F Nov 18

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    For my entire life, I've had an unhealthy relationship with food. My recent anorexia probably stemmed from many things, including my childhood obesity, my need for control, my OCD...
    cahill11 cahill11 13-15, M Nov 14

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    I feel like my eating issue is back or at least coming back. Idk maybe it is back. As far as I know as of right now I've lost five pounds but I need to lose more. I weighed myself...
    Spilled Spilled 22-25, F Nov 4

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    I eating , in eating 500 calories per day and drinking a lot of water I hate being this fat I want to be skinnier
    purplema purplema 16-17, F 1 Response Nov 5

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    My mom told my doctor I was losing a lot of weight... I was scared he was going to start asking questions about my eating habits... Thankfully he didn't... I have many problems...
    MrCutBleedSmile MrCutBleedSmile 18-21, M Nov 6

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    I have been going on 3 years now, off and on with this disorder, and right now I just need someone to talk to.. Really bad, I cant eat anything without feeling disgusting and...
    vyrlox vyrlox 18-21, F 2 Responses Nov 15

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    I think I have an eatig disorder now. I was and still am obese. I hated myself and wanted to be skinny at all costs. I began trying to lose weight in Feb, but it was slow (I was...
    goldwin64 goldwin64 26-30, M 2 Responses Nov 16

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    Sometimes I wonder why do I even bother eating. I mean look at me I'm fat. People don't like me because I'm a whale. I'll always be the fat girl if I don't do anything. Food is...
    WastedLungs WastedLungs 13-15, F 2 Responses Nov 18

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    It's undiagnosed but I'm pretty sure I have a disorder. Sometimes I eat just to make me feel better about myself. For instance, I was having a ruff morning the other day. I woke up...
    Soccerman5 Soccerman5 31-35, M 5 days ago

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    I had been doing so well with my eating, and I just relapsed. I feel like such failure.
    Rmarie17 Rmarie17 18-21, F 1 Response 5 days ago

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    Hi guys. I'm Jennifer and Im 18 years-old and used to be very happy-go-lucky and in love with life. I was in an depression because my best friend commited suicide. I wont go in...
    JennyVDV JennyVDV 18-21, F 5 days ago

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    Day 4 not eating. where tf is my appetite. I licked a spoon with tomato soup on it earlier today and that's the closest I've gotten to food. My body rejects even the thought of...
    Minnowshi Minnowshi 18-21, F 2 days ago

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    I want to stop eating again.
    reverofniht reverofniht 16-17, F 2 days ago

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    Hi. A few weeks ago i started this 'diet'..which isn't a diet..it's my way to death...i know that. I have a really good breakfast everyday. My friends, my parents, my teachers...
    BeancaBiaa BeancaBiaa 22-25, F 1 Response 19 hrs ago

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    It feels like my whole life is tumbling down. At times I'm so happy and socialable, but at times I withdraw and be isolated from my friends. At times I enjoy being with my friends...
    crimsonelise crimsonelise 18-21, F Nov 3

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    I have an ED but I'm obese - I'm afraid no one will believe me if they found out
    omgawesomeusername omgawesomeusername 18-21, F 3 Responses Oct 27

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    There is something wrong with me I love when people say I lost to much weight and that I am Starving myself that's not normal
    jessicamc87 jessicamc87 22-25, F Oct 29

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    I knew I had lost weight, but it never hit me just how much. Today I put on jeans that used to be feel too tight. It's the opposite now. My chest is so flat, too; my ribs more...
    handstands handstands 18-21, F 1 Response Oct 30

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    So it is back.. Hiding away food and the workouts ate costing.. Yesterday I passed out.. Time to realize that it's a problem again..
    0happycamper 0happycamper 22-25, F Nov 1

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    My body literally disgusts me.
    rawerimadino rawerimadino 16-17, F Nov 1

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    I thought I could handle it... Clearly I can't...
    MrCutBleedSmile MrCutBleedSmile 18-21, M Nov 2

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    I thought I was over getting sick, but I got sick today for the first time in a while, and this time there was like little strings of blood throughout it... What should I do?
    advicegiver01 advicegiver01 18-21, F 2 Responses Nov 3

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    I think I'm becoming anorexic. Didn't eat anything yesterday and worked out last night. I don't even want food anymore. I can feel the emptiness in my stomach. It gurgles at times...
    tenderheart92 tenderheart92 18-21, F 4 Responses Nov 4

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    It's getting so bad I don't know what to do.
    gingerjillian gingerjillian 16-17, F 2 Responses Nov 4

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    I am stuffing my face with food all day today. I don't care how much I gain because my once loose shorts, squeeze my *** so much I can barely get into them. My thighs rub against...
    confuziiled confuziiled 18-21, F 1 Response Nov 6

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    My husband knows now. All he says is don't do it. I say I have to bc well I do.. It's not a choice anymore. I ate homemade fries and pulled pork I made for us. I sandwich and a few...
    helizb helizb 22-25, F Nov 6

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    My husband knows now. All he says is don't do it. I say I have to bc well I do.. It's not a choice anymore. I ate homemade fries and pulled pork I made for us. A sandwich and a few...
    helizb helizb 22-25, F 1 Response Nov 6