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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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    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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    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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    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've been taking a class in my college that recently the topic of eating disorders came up. Now at first I felt like staying out of the conversation because I couldn't figure out...
    cookii cookii 18-21, F Oct 9

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    I have been diagnosed with bulimia. My school found me skiving my lesson in one of the toilets and binge eating and then throwing back up afterwards. They informed my parents and...
    annonymususer15 annonymususer15 13-15, F 1 Response Oct 5

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    Yes :(( and when I get a comment about me eating I get more upset 'oh that's low fat..' I hates it because I had to stop dieting and I'm almost in my ideal weight goal and I had to...
    nonichecliche nonichecliche 18-21, F Oct 11

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    I start my first day in an eating disorder treatment tmw. I really want to be okay with myself
    tokitten tokitten 22-25, F 1 Response Oct 8

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    My eating disorder is relapsing. I know this because I've become so much more obsessive about food and calories, and I purged for the first time in a year last week. Also I'm...
    lalaloopsytrollpony lalaloopsytrollpony 18-21, F 3 Responses a week ago

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    I secretly suffer from bulimia, i am not skinny or average weight I am over weight and I'm not stupid, I know that having an eating disorder is horrible. I know that I should...
    falloutsarah falloutsarah 13-15, F Sep 28

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    How do I tell my friends and loved ones that I have Schizoaffective disorder?
    ParanoidGirl ParanoidGirl 26-30 2 Responses Oct 5

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    I used to be skinny could eat whatever I wanted to without gaining weight then got on this medication that changed it all.... I got so fat and that wasn't me at all. it went up and...
    elyayamama elyayamama 22-25, F 2 days ago

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    i used to be really skinny, but now im so fat and cant stop eating im so depressed
    alm2511 alm2511 16-17 1 Response Sep 28

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    Maybe, just maybe I'm overcoming this...I'm wanting to eat more than I used to, but still struggling to get it down. And at the end of the day I feel terrible for eating and...
    jackjack600 jackjack600 18-21, F 2 Responses Oct 6

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    At first it started out by eating too much and then throwing up because it was uncomfortable. I thought it was my body's way of saying I was too fat and needed to be bulimic. Life...
    heatherrrbee heatherrrbee 22-25, F a week ago

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    Finally I'm starting to see my ribs like I used to.. Finally my hip bones are kinda starting to show. Kinda.... I know it's wrong but I'm so close. I just binged on pizza with a...
    MrCutBleedSmile MrCutBleedSmile 18-21, M 1 Response 6 days ago

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    I don't know exactly what kind of disorder I have. Or if you can even call it that. Sometimes I have it and other times I can block it all out. But it always comes crawling back. I...
    candellightloveletters candellightloveletters 18-21, F Sep 26

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    I hate this disorder with all of the scrapes of passion I have left in me. I've lost 90 pounds but I still perceive myself the same way I did when I was obese. I have a split down...
    punicorn1 punicorn1 13-15, F 1 Response Oct 12

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    I have all 3:/ and I stopped myself from starving, binging, and purging about two months ago and I was doing well and my body image was getting better..until tonight. I was eating...
    XxBadXVibesxX XxBadXVibesxX 13-15, F 1 Response Sep 26

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    This is such bullshit. I know food is important for me , but it feels like the enemy. I know food nourishes people but i feel so disgusting after eating it. I know food is a normal...
    LeilaOlivia LeilaOlivia 13-15, F Oct 7

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    And its a horrible thing for me to have to admit to. Its been going on since high school grade 9 about. It started when I lost 10 pounds instantly after getting half my thyroid...
    Grrrrgirl Grrrrgirl 22-25, F Oct 8

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    frustrated. been eating one salad a day before fasted for two days which ended today, while taking new meds and no weight loss. i can't take this shyt.
    arewehuman arewehuman 22-25, F 1 Response a week ago

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    I am 17 years old - 18 in November - and I have struggled with my weight and wanting to lose weight since I was 15 years old. I've been told many times that I do the things I do...
    kaylxlynn kaylxlynn 16-17, F 1 Response 4 days ago

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    Relapsing bad these past few days. My insurance isn't covering my day treatment anymore because I need more help than they're providing. Not sure what my next step is going to be...
    misanthropemeow misanthropemeow 22-25, F 3 days ago

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    I've been perfectly fine for the last 1.5 years, but I think I'm going back to my old ways. It started with me being sick, I've last my appetite for the whole month afterwards, I...
    ChanelLove12 ChanelLove12 70+, F 1 Response 2 days ago

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    Down another 5 pounds...don't have much more loose
    jackjack600 jackjack600 18-21, F Sep 24

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    I'm so sorry. I was gaining and loving it for about 6 days I think I gained about 4 pounds, and I was already loosing muscle but then my dad, starts verbally abusing me about it...
    Fatteristheshit Fatteristheshit 18-21, F 7 Responses Sep 27

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    For me, it has been going on for several years. I'm just growing more angry, stressed, and depressed as this goes on. I do it as some form of punishment, I love the pain... I...
    Aliviah Aliviah 13-15, F 1 Response Oct 7

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    I became controlled by my partner, an had no control over my life. So I decided to control my weight an lost so much I ended up in hospital, a few years ago an had a mini hart...
    10hayleigh85 10hayleigh85 26-30, F 2 Responses Oct 13

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    I only talked about this stuff to one person but she trusted me with a secret and it was serious and I told someone. We cant talk to anymore. I need help! I have too many problems...
    candybubbles3 candybubbles3 13-15, F 1 Response 6 days ago

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    I have a new job since I got fired from my old one at an art supply store. It's in the kitchen as dishwasher and prep in a restaurant. I'm constantly around food. It's...
    Spilled Spilled 22-25, F 5 days ago

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    'Ana' buddies? Not going to give tips or aid in weight loss, glorify whatever ED you have or anything of the like. I just want someone to speak with who i can empathize with and...
    CanisCanem CanisCanem 18-21, F 2 Responses 4 days ago

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    I have been battling Bulimia for nearly 4 years. It has been a struggle dealing with it but I take it day by day. I exercise regularly and manage to stay slender but my obsession...
    BelieveInU BelieveInU 26-30, F 4 days ago

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    Yes I have one. And I'm not ashamed. I can't be fat anymore so I will starve and purge what I do eat. I can't be fat.
    magicalabundance magicalabundance 31-35, F 1 Response 4 days ago

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    I can't take it anymore I have to lose more weight my goal is 75. I can't take this fat anymore why am I so freaking fat. Why can't I lose the weight. I wanna die skinny and...
    Kelnea Kelnea 13-15, F 3 Responses 2 days ago

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    I am 21-year old guy, and I am anorexic. I am 6'0 tall and 141 lbs., down from 165 lbs. back in April. I'm not going to lie, back then I was fairly happy with my body, but a few...
    Salem21 Salem21 18-21, M 1 Response 12 hrs ago

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    I'm 17, and I've been suffering with this for a little over a year. It has been the worst thing to ever happen to me. This is the scariest mental illness I have ever experienced...
    AFSVC AFSVC 16-17, F 3 Responses Oct 5

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    I have a doctor's appointment in exactly two weeks. A doctor's appointment. Amazing. I've had panic disorder since preschool. I've avoided sleepovers and movie theaters and...
    landsharkofsuburbia landsharkofsuburbia 18-21 Oct 9

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    I was actually diagnosed 3 weeks ago, but the first time I had any problems was about 2 months ago. The first time I was sitting in the passenger seat of my stepmom's car running...
    Kmferg0415 Kmferg0415 18-21, F 1 Response Oct 10

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    Suddenly, I have social anxiety disorder
    Chipmunk1023 Chipmunk1023 16-17, F 1 day ago

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    Or just one. Poorly diagnosed. My grandmother was misdiagnosed. So fear fills me. And heart attacks made research painful. Cigs may have caused them. Or seroquel...
    Livyn4pals Livyn4pals 46-50, M 1 Response Sep 24

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    how do you guys cope the pain and the depression i cry inside for my mom i think cause i needed her and she wasnt available mayve my mask is coming out i feel so alone im just...
    hannahabbie hannahabbie 46-50, F Sep 28

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    I was told by my neurologist that I have CD about a year and a half ago because they couldn't find anything on my MRI. I think this is bullshit because this has been going on for...
    classAteam classAteam 16-17, F 1 Response Sep 28

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    I was diagnosed 3 weeks ago. I don't know what to do. I feel like I'm alone and no one understands. My dad thinks I'm faking it and my friends are afraid of me when I have an...
    Kmferg0415 Kmferg0415 18-21, F Oct 10

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    It all started the second semester of my Senior Year in high school. To say my anxiety started then would be a terrible lie, but that's when it spiraled to a point I could no...
    Honeydip521 Honeydip521 18-21, F 1 day ago

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    I was going to do the baby food diet but my mom got suspicious. And why eat baby food when u can just not eat at all
    laxprincess laxprincess 13-15, F Sep 27

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