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I Recovered From My Eating Disorder

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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 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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    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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    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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    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 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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    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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    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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    Related Experiences

    I debated wether to join this group or one that uses the term "might have" an eating disorder. I've studied it. Logically I know I do. But sometimes I feel just utterly paranoid...
    danii92 danii92 18-21, F Aug 27

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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 Sep 13

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    It's the sixth month of my ED now. I've lost five kilograms , don't feel weak at all tho. The same routine continues everyday college, studies, work , home, the tiring cycle...
    CrushednBroken CrushednBroken 26-30, F Aug 28

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    I've had an eating disorder in the past (November 2013 till June 2014) and just as I started to think I could just have a normal life again, the voices came back and everything...
    liana10 liana10 13-15, F Sep 2

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    Can you ask me stuff on ask.fm my username is skinnydream_123. The link is http://ask.fm/skinnydream_123 thankyou. Preferably eating disorder related questions
    oliviiaxo oliviiaxo 16-17, F Sep 7

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    I think i might have an eating disorder. I puke up my food. I cry after I eat. And I starve myself. I'm too afraid to admit the truth to myself.
    sydthekid15 sydthekid15 13-15, F Sep 11

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    Im actually recovered now. I've been recovered for a few months now. its my third time recovering from anorexia. third times the charm, right? I've been struggling with it for over...
    wishingforrecovery wishingforrecovery 16-17, F 2 Responses Aug 26

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    So for the past couple of years, (2011-now) i would go to school and just push through without eating, and by my last year in school I wasn't eating everyday, I could go the day...
    TaylaT21 TaylaT21 18-21, F 2 Responses Sep 2

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    Ugh I don't know. Before you read this I'm just letting you know that I really hate the word "trigger" it's very misused and it makes me angry. So when I use this word, I am being...
    disasterland disasterland 18-21, F 5 Responses Sep 5

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    I used to weigh myself everyday. I don't now because my scale is broken. I purposely skip meals sometimes. I calorie restrict a lot. I binge. I am on both extremities of eating and...
    Jackiebh Jackiebh 22-25, F Aug 25

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    Alright, I don't starve myself or make myself throw up or anything. But I binge. I haven't been eating as much in the past week or so (Not starving, I've just cut down and started...
    raehmm raehmm 13-15, F 1 Response Aug 24

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    I'm really not sure what experience this would fit into, so I'll post it to a few because I need help. The past few days I haven't spoke a lot or eaten a lot. I've just been in my...
    raehmm raehmm 13-15, F 1 Response Aug 25

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    I am addicted to self-harm. I was depressed and suicidal for about a year. When I first started harming, I did it almost everyday. I have five clean days total over a course of...
    waitwhatssleep waitwhatssleep 13-15, F 1 day ago

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    You're beautiful regardless of what you think of yourself. I, myself don't think you are beautiful because I know you are... From the inside and out.
    Angelanorexic Angelanorexic 18-21, F 1 Response 4 days ago

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    I finally have accepted the diagnosis of bipolar disorder 1 after being off my meds for two years..(I thought I could beat it :/) my episodes in the last six months have been so...
    smilecry81 smilecry81 31-35, F Aug 26

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    I starved myself for a week now, it's an emotional feeling that comes and goes. Today I accidentally ate and I wasn't hungry now I feel guilty and regret doing that.
    HaileyVogue HaileyVogue 13-15, F Aug 23

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    It's 7:27 p.m. And I've having my first meal of the day. If you can call it a meal. Ugh I'm letting this control me to much
    disasterland disasterland 18-21, F Aug 25

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    I had a short period of binge and purge history while I was in high school ( that was like 15yrs ago) and recently last year when I got promoted to a new position I started...
    romi777 romi777 31-35, F Aug 25

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    I used to be 130, now I maintain 110, but it's nothing compared to the winter I was 79... I can't help but want it; the strength and hunger. I'm falling hard back into it and I don...
    RexxTheDinosawr RexxTheDinosawr 18-21, F 2 Responses Aug 26

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    i gained twenty ******* pounds over the summer and i want to kill myself. It feels like the end of the world. How shallow and vain and stupid am I, that I care this much?
    Skirefly Skirefly 13-15, F 2 Responses Aug 26

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    I have relapsed greatly into bingeing and purging, my weight is now about 120lbs at 5'5-5'6.. I hate being a "healthy" weight. I need my bones back, everything was so much safer...
    discoveringisabel discoveringisabel 13-15, F 1 Response Aug 28

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    I have struggled with EDNOS for a very long time. I believe that I'm doing much better but I know it will never go away.
    Soozkat Soozkat 22-25, F Aug 30

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    Hi Hello My name is Yasser celibate possible not know the girl be friendly
    ydawood ydawood 31-35, M Aug 30

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    I need to be in control of at least one thing. I don't want to eat, so I don't. It is horrible to feel fat on my stomach, hips, I want to see my bones. Punish myself. Help myself...
    pianobookme pianobookme 13-15, F 2 Responses Aug 31

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    Am I too skinny I need to know if I should start wearing baggy clothing to hide my weight loss.
    Kelnea Kelnea 13-15, F 2 Responses Sep 1

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    Yea... I eat too damn much! Lol.
    Teeze22 Teeze22 18-21, F 1 Response Sep 5

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    **** my life seriously fat Kerrie
    redheadxx redheadxx 18-21, F Sep 5

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    If you are currently recovering, I just want to let you know that you are so brave and so strong for concurring this, it might take time but you are doing so so well right now, don...
    AIiviah AIiviah 13-15, F 2 Responses Sep 6

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    Just looking for others who understand how consuming this can be and are looking for someone who would like to be one another's support system along this road of recovery.
    LenaMarie13 LenaMarie13 22-25, F Sep 7

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    I'm 5/10 and I'm 148 pounds, I know that is a bad thing but I just don't get hungry, what should i do
    dominick6 dominick6 13-15, M 3 Responses Sep 7

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    I have decided to choose the Pro Ana lifestyle. I will finally be happy.
    Kelnea Kelnea 13-15, F 2 Responses Sep 7

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    I want a friend that understands what I'm going through. Someone that shares the same experience as me as sad as it sounds.
    KyleeNichole94 KyleeNichole94 18-21, F 2 Responses Sep 7

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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 Sep 9

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    Hey x just kinda felt that i needed to post this too kinda get it of my head ! i'm going to see my therapist tomorrow and kinda need advise !! Basically i see her as i have been...
    ZannaHuth98 ZannaHuth98 16-17, F 1 Response Sep 9

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    Any pro ana tips. Could really help.
    Kelnea Kelnea 13-15, F 1 Response Sep 9

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    i ******* hate how i cant eat whatever i want cause ana controls me every damn time and sometimes im sick of it. but i still have lose a **** ton of weight. fml.
    skeletora skeletora 13-15, F Sep 12

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    I'm trying so hard to get better...not jut for me, but those around me as well. The only problem is that every time I eat an actual meal...I feel like I'm going to be sick. I just...
    jackjack600 jackjack600 18-21, F Sep 12

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    My problem is I just love food too much..but I also want to lose weight, I just don't know how to do it properly and I keep coming back to this.
    GreenLeaf1025 GreenLeaf1025 13-15, F Sep 13

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    I feel so gross I just had dinner and I'm really ******* mad at myself
    emgg emgg 13-15, F Sep 13

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    Anyone want to do the abc diet with me?I'm starting tomorrow
    Maria134747 Maria134747 13-15, F 2 Responses Sep 13