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I Recovered From My Eating Disorder

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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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    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 2 Responses Jul 26, 2011

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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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    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 2 Responses Nov 2, 2007

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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, 2014

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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 Sep 19, 2013

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    During the past couple months, my friend group has noticed something strange about one of our friends, let's call her Jane. We all usually go to one of our friend's houses for...
    whyphy whyphy 13-15, F Dec 27, 2014

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    Yes, I have an eating disorder. And yes, I'm still fat. Fat people can have eating disorders too. which makes everything worse since no one will suspect you for having it. What I...
    roseinsurvival roseinsurvival 13-15 4 days ago

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    10 years ago I chose to live. 10 years ago I was at my lowest point of my life. I was barely 78lbs at 5'4. I was suffering from a major illness very few people discuss with...
    Emilyleahywho Emilyleahywho 26-30, F 2 Responses Jan 3

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    I've struggled with my weight most of my life. I'm really short, and it almost seems like I put on weight if I just look at too many cupcakes. I can drop about 30 lbs if I stick...
    justsomegirloutthere89 justsomegirloutthere89 22-25, F Jan 7

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    It's not a "cool" new thing it's a genuine problem. I wouldn't wish it on my worst enemy and if sickens me that people treat disorders as a trend or as though I made a choice and...
    Nethaly Nethaly 18-21, F 1 Response Dec 26, 2014

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    I've never felt comfortable in my own skin. I also know that in no way I see what others see. ( If I look thinner or fatter I can not tell) Over the last year I have lost over 60...
    Starbuck82 Starbuck82 26-30, F 1 Response 4 days ago

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    ive been diagnosed with depression and wow I just feel so fat. I often get the urge to go bulimic when im angry because im angry at myself and im a ******* fat *** and I just want...
    idkhby idkhby 13-15, F Dec 30, 2014

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    I'm not sure if its an eating disorder or not but this is what happens: 90% of the time I'm not hungry and i rarely eat not because I'm punishing myself but I just don't feel like...
    LilahWolf LilahWolf 16-17, F 1 Response Jan 5

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    after 11 years of battling my eating disorder ive finally been admitted to the right therapy and im starting to question if i have the strength in me to do it
    laulaulauuu laulaulauuu 18-21, F 2 Responses Jan 1

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    I don't know if someone can completely get over an eating disorder, but for me, I still get a thrill out of being hungry and deprived of food every once in a while.
    rumblingheart rumblingheart 18-21, F 2 Responses Jan 3

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    Hello, everyone:) I have mentioned my struggles with my weight off and on, but I think it is important that I tell you all the whole story. I was always chubby, and this problem...
    Leopard3487 Leopard3487 18-21, F 2 Responses Jan 9

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    I haven't been diagnosed with a specific eating disorder. My doctors just like ehhyeahhh dere is someting vrong wit yerr appetite little miss. no ****. I go 2-3 days forgetting...
    Minnowshi Minnowshi 18-21, F 2 Responses Jan 12

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    I hate having an eating disorder. it makes me feel awful. It doesn't matter if I binge or just eat a regular meal, I always feel like a cow afterward.
    BabeFett BabeFett 16-17, F 1 Response Jan 13

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    to everyone who is or has been battling an eating disorder if you need to talk pm me iv been there and will help in any way I can. hugs to everyone
    CGBABC CGBABC 22-25, F Jan 15

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    I'm afraid to tell anyone about having an eating disorder
    PixelChibi PixelChibi 13-15, F 2 Responses 4 days ago

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    I didn't try too... I didn't notice... but now it's taking over my life, when I first joined cross country I felt bad cause I was one of the bigger girls on the team I weighed 120...
    AngelinaMilano AngelinaMilano 16-17, F 1 Response a week ago

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    I am 177cm and 45 kg and has been suffering with anorexia for 3 years. I didn't start full out "starving" myself. Actually it started out as an innocent diet (exercising, eating...
    Horse10202 Horse10202 18-21, F 3 Responses Jan 3

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    I'm skinny, but recently I've been gaining weight due to eating unhealthy stuff and eating a lot due to stress. I recently visited my older sister and she slapped me on my thighs...
    laubrown1 laubrown1 18-21, F 3 Responses Jan 15

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    I used to love food and eating it. But now. I just get full, looking at it. I really want to eat. But not want to eat at the same time.
    ninjadentistinspace ninjadentistinspace 16-17, F 1 Response Dec 27, 2014

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    Do you believe in something beautiful? Then get up and be it! Fighting for the smallest goal: To get a little self-control I know how hard you try I see it in your eyes I see it in...
    Ashthewolf7601 Ashthewolf7601 13-15, F Dec 27, 2014

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    It started about two years ago when someone called me fat. I didn't really care until I went to the doctors office and they told me I was a good wight but I should be carful with...
    ItsMarie1992 ItsMarie1992 18-21, F 3 Responses Dec 28, 2014

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    I had anorexia as a teenager. I have stable times. I'm ok.weight wise. I sometimes overeat. my weight usually doesn't change much.at Xmas I have eaten a lot of sweets etc and...
    mysmugcat mysmugcat 41-45, F 3 Responses Dec 29, 2014

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    I eat a lot when I'm stressed out and lately I've been extremely down and depressed... I've been eating so much and I've even gained like 4 pounds.... This phase needs to end real...
    MrCutBleedSmile MrCutBleedSmile 18-21, M 1 Response Dec 30, 2014

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    And here I find myself bent over my bin... After eating a microwave meal... I feel really full, so I'm now forcing my stomach contents up :/ fun.... But it's for the better right...
    catho catho 18-21, F 2 Responses Jan 6

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    The urges and habits are back... First it starts with not eating... But within a couple days... I'll be back to throwing up what I don't want... :/ here we go... It's about to get...
    MrCutBleedSmile MrCutBleedSmile 18-21, M 2 Responses Jan 6

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    I used to, then I fell in love, felt beautiful, ate more, threw up less, got fat, then got dumped. Now a lone fat single pringle. I wish I could go back to the days when I actually...
    EvaSFenty EvaSFenty 18-21, F 1 Response Jan 11

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    I've been stress eating lately and I haven't been able to lose any weight!! :'( I've even gained 2 or 3 pounds... I'm thinking about starting to work out... But I'm scared it'll...
    MrCutBleedSmile MrCutBleedSmile 18-21, M 1 Response Jan 15

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    Why is that I'm scared that i don't want to eat anything to gain weight i hate feeling fat i like the feeling of my close when they are loose or the emptiness i get when I'm Hungry...
    Millerbabe17 Millerbabe17 16-17, F Jan 17

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    I feel so terrible. I was confident this week so I ate a lot and now I just hate myself for eating so much. I didn't even eat that much. I ate the recommended amount of calories...
    whatsupgirly whatsupgirly 16-17, F 2 Responses 2 days ago

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    Does it ever go away? I thought I was better. Than bully-Mia. Yes, a bully came knocking at my door again. Such a familiar face. I'm almost glad to welcome it. Does the...
    meriendatime meriendatime 22-25, F 1 Response Jan 16

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    Well 113 and my goal is 95. Any tips on how to get there pretty quickly? Could really use them.
    Kelnea Kelnea 13-15, F 6 Responses Dec 25, 2014

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    Lol so Christmas dinner got me so sick.
    disasterland disasterland 18-21, F 1 Response Dec 25, 2014

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    Someone please help me. Please. I need to lose this weight. Please help me. Please. I'm desperate.
    Kelnea Kelnea 13-15, F 61 Responses Dec 26, 2014

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    I have to lose the weight. I have to eat more spinach. No other options.
    DyingForIreland DyingForIreland 18-21, M 1 Response Dec 26, 2014

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    Someone Please Answer. I Want To Get Better & Be HAPPIER. Please Answer. Anyone.
    pizzaqueen15 pizzaqueen15 13-15, F Dec 26, 2014

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    Can someone help me lose this weight?? I need to shed ten lb before school starts up again...
    Ashthewolf7601 Ashthewolf7601 13-15, F 1 Response Dec 26, 2014

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    i need to lose more weight im sitting here crying cuz i cant stand the way i look im 119 i started at 140 and i have to be 95 i just want to be pretty confident and in control. i...
    gramafey gramafey 13-15, F 4 Responses Dec 26, 2014

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    :||||||||| i hate it but i do not know how to stop
    stupidlove6 stupidlove6 13-15, F Dec 26, 2014

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    Please read the book going hungry by Kate taylor.
    laxprincess laxprincess 13-15, F Dec 30, 2014

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