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I Used To Have An Eating Disorder

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    I can now honestly say I'm fully recovered from

    anorexia, bulimia and selfharm. I have had these problems since I was in P6 at school so around 10 years old. I'm now 17, the last 7 years have been tough. In and out of hospitals, suicide attempts, scars that will be there forever. I set up my Instagram and twitter last summer...
    oliviiaxo oliviiaxo 16-17, F 2 Responses Jul 6

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    When I think back on it,

    my eating wasn't normal even as a child. I was an emotional eater, like my mom. When I was 14 my life in general was pretty crappy and I took a turn for the worst and became anorexic. Eventually it got to the point where I knew that I either had to let my ED go or I was going...
    FreedomtoFly FreedomtoFly 26-30, F 2 Responses Jun 17

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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'm 19, 4'11 ft tall

    and 104.5 pounds it ranges from 108.7-103.4 at times. I don't know how to keep dropping weight. I don't even know what to do anymore at this point. I restrict what I eat and try to make sure that I eat. On a good day I'll have two meals. I try my hardest to even keep my food...
    kristinaloo kristinaloo 18-21, F Apr 2

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    Aneorexia Nervosa

    I had aneorexia to the point that i weighed 7st at 6'tall and was emaciated, extremely physically ill, but much worse i was trapped in a calorie counting, self loathing hateful world of misery, and paranoia, truly walking alone in the depths of suffering and mental torture. this...
    trev23 trev23 22-25, M 5 Responses Jan 27, 2012

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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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 think it's time for me to come out and admit this. I was diagnosed at 17 with Schizoaffective Disorder. I don't like to talk about it much because it's very personal and it tends...
    Shinook26 Shinook26 26-30, M 2 Responses Sep 6

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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 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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    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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    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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    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 have to starve myself. But everytime I try to at school my friends force me to eat. And I cat throw up at school without someone finding out. What do I do I need to starve. I...
    Kelnea Kelnea 13-15, F 2 Responses a week ago

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    I hate everything about me and when i eat crap i feel disgusting i feel and think that i have to be a certain way for people i gotta look a way and i wont be good enough till i get...
    desitor desitor 16-17, F 1 Response 4 days ago

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    I'm really struggling lately because there's a subject in school where we're making food and stuff, and after we've made it we have to eat it. today we made pancakes and really had...
    unhappinesss unhappinesss 13-15, F 2 Responses 1 day ago

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    I suffer from anxiety disorder from my teens and the doctors told me that i had anxiety depression years and years i was taking drugs for depression in the end my brain analyse...
    blackweirdcat blackweirdcat 46-50, F Sep 10

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    I was diagnosed with conversion disorder last November, and ever since then I still have no idea what to do about it. It's slowly been progressing since the sixth grade, and this...
    IvyBabbitt IvyBabbitt 13-15, F 3 Responses Aug 27

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    i was always sad and angry when i was a kid and thought of suicide has been constantly on my mind. the earliest i can remember i can remember was when i was 9 years old. i don't...
    bhabhablacksheep bhabhablacksheep 22-25, F 1 Response Sep 1

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    I decided to say my story about my Depersonalization Disorder. I began to be really depressed when i moved away from my family and really good friends. I got into this horrible...
    AV12 AV12 16-17, F 1 Response 23 hrs ago

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    I wish I had a sex drive. I have somehow recovered from depersonalization/ derealization disorder and feel really good, except I still don't seem to have a sex drive. I want to...
    reenab29 reenab29 18-21, F Sep 2

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    Does anyone have control issues? I walk around my house or life in general and just don't feel in control... Like I feel like I'm a robot or something? Not the out of body...
    Rusty2324 Rusty2324 18-21, M 1 Response Aug 27

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    Um hi. So. I actually haven't been diagnosed with this (because I won't see my therapist and yeah) but I have talked about it before to my doctor and therapist and they told me I...
    disasterland disasterland 18-21, F 1 Response Sep 3

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    I'm honestly so tired of feeling this way. When I try to explain to people how being depersonalized feels I often use the phrase " Almost like you're high but not" and I usually...
    faithinmyself faithinmyself 16-17, F Sep 9

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    I had another one again today over some homework right before class. I just completely broke down. It was terrible. Although I haven't, well, exactly, cried in front of them, I...
    Sourminds Sourminds 18-21, F Sep 10

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    I might suffer all of this but since you all are strangers I don't see reason why I should go into detail about the depth of it all. I think that what I'm sharing with you about...
    Sourminds Sourminds 18-21, F 1 Response Sep 15

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    Attention to anyone with DPD/DRD that wants their sex drive back! I started taking an herbal supplement from GNC called steel libido and it totally helps. I was hesitant at first...
    reenab29 reenab29 18-21, F 2 days ago

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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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    People call me fat but when I don't eat they criticize me. Wtf. It's my body, my choice, I can to whatever I want with it!
    XxBadXVibesxX XxBadXVibesxX 13-15, F Sep 14

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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 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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    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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