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I Was Anorexic

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 76 People

    Middle School - In sixth grade, I was kind of a chubby kid, and a lot of people made fun of me for that. I'd get called lard *** or some other horrible name every day. That lead to...
    NathanRedd NathanRedd 22-25, M 1 Response May 20, 2013

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    I am afraid of relapsing ... - I have had eating disorders off and on as I was growing up. Growing up in the dance world, I guess it just came naturally - the best dancers were...
    LattedayCaffeine LattedayCaffeine 13-15, F 3 Responses Dec 7, 2013

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    I have always been obsessing with being thin ever since I was little. I have never allowed myself to get to a size 3 in pants, I am currently a size 0 and sometimes go down to a 00...
    petite19 petite19 16-17, F 1 day ago

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    I Was Anorexic - When I was 11 or 12, I was overweight. I hated every day of it. I eventually resorted to starving myself. I was about 13 and I weighed 62 pounds. I thought I was...
    Feb 13, 2013

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    Scary Times - I wanted to loose weight. But, I did it the wrong way. I starved myself. I ate one yogurt, celery and exactly ten mini pretzels a day. I dropped 70lbs in less that 6...
    em3476 em3476 16-17, F 1 Response Jan 21, 2012

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    Hello - Hi. My name is Kat. I'm 16 with 18 month old twins! After I had my twins I couldn't stand the way my body looked so I decided that maybe if I stopped eating i'd loose some...
    kitkat09 kitkat09 16-17, F 1 Response Jul 23, 2009

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    It Was Never Enough, but love was. -  Wow. I was looking through some old photos today and now looking back I can see what other people saw. I was skin and bones. Here comes a...
    InsanelyMe08 InsanelyMe08 18-21, F 7 Responses Aug 23, 2009

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    So, I was anorexic this one time, for about nine months or so; not a ton to say about it, perhaps this sharing is garbage, but when I was in my teens I was quite overweight and...
    namegame namegame 26-30, M Feb 18

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    Somehow I Miss It - It was the worst time in my life, everyday was painful and I caused the people I love so much harm. But somehow I still miss it some days. The person I see in...
    missdeth missdeth 22-25, F 1 Response Jul 21, 2011

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    My Memory Of It - I remember when I was anoxeric.  I was actually in the seventh grade when it happened.  I realized that I was borderline overweight just when summer...
    rorschach246 rorschach246 18-21, M 1 Response Sep 10, 2009

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    I was anorexic sophomore year of high school
    Skully17 Skully17 18-21, F Mar 9

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    7th Grade - I use to have a bit of an eating disorder. I'd skip dinner sometimes or only eat a little. I convinced myself that it was okay to only eat fruit for my meals because it...
    jellybeamers jellybeamers 16-17, F May 11, 2013

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    I Was Anorexic - I used to be "chubby". Not fat, but "chubby". I had what mothers call baby fat. I hated it. I was only in the 5th grade, but I was super self conscious about my...
    Anon97 Anon97 13-15, F 1 Response Nov 14, 2012

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    Umm..hi ^^ so I was just searching around for places where I could, um, relate to people. Stumbled upon here :) I don't know why I seem morbidly cheery um, I'm sorry. Uh anyways...
    justbeskinny justbeskinny 16-17, F Apr 7

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    I wasn't supposed to start this again. When my mom found out, she was trying to help me stop. But it's not that simple. The voices in your head telling you you're fat don't stop...
    just1a2girl3 just1a2girl3 18-21, F 1 Response Apr 6

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    I'm so sick of being anorexic, I can't be a normal teen. I was pulled out of school to go treatment, then when I come home I have to be homeschool and go to all these doctors...
    broadwaybabe99 broadwaybabe99 13-15, F 2 Responses 3 days ago

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    I'm new to this site, in fact I have no idea how to really use it yet ;-; oh well though. I've been anorexic/bulimic since the summer of 2013, I'll lost 45 pounds so far. I've...
    paigeypaigey paigeypaigey 13-15, F 1 Response Apr 5

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    Anorexics, please answer this for me. How long did it take you to get to your LW??
    just1a2girl3 just1a2girl3 18-21, F Apr 7

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    Hello, My name is Megan and I'm 30 years old. For the past 8 years, I've been struggling with anorexia/bulimia. I was officially diagnosed two years ago and up until then I had no...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Mar 31

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    I was bullied from kindergarten to my current grade (8th) Every little thing I did was an opportunity for me to get called names. I wear a pink shirt I'm gay. I don't wear a pink...
    Marissaxoxo Marissaxoxo 13-15, F Mar 19

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    I got bullied all my life, I hated it! I wanted to die. I would starve myself, because I was fat. I hated how I looked....when I was 14 1/2 years old, (my boyfriend) started...
    Tanequa11 Tanequa11 16-17, F 6 days ago

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    Last night, I dreamt I was in someone else's body and I was thin. It warmed my heart. <3
    EmilyTheWise EmilyTheWise 18-21, F Apr 6

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    Lost 6 pounds in 2 weeks… I don't know we other to be happy because I lost weight or disappointed because it was over 2 weeks not one week… :/
    lost1234567 lost1234567 16-17, F 1 Response Mar 21

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    I didn't eat for a few days because I'm too poor to afford groceries, so I lost four pounds. I was so happy. But then, I had a can of soup and gained it all back. I felt awful...I...
    EmilyTheWise EmilyTheWise 18-21, F 1 Response Apr 5

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    I feel so bad. My dad just bought an iced coffee for me and I can't drink it because I do NOT drink my calories even if somebody tries to force me. I absolutely freak out and do...
    just1a2girl3 just1a2girl3 18-21, F Apr 6

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    April 14th was the 4 year "anniversary" of when my ex punched me in the face and slammed my head into the car window. At school that day a friend told me that if he hit me again...
    Jeradactyl Jeradactyl 22-25, F 1 Response 6 hrs ago

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    when I was around 3-5 years old I saw a figure on the hills where I was playing, and then after that I was never well, I had bruises on my body and sharp pain in my stomach, and an...
    stellartraveler stellartraveler 41-45, F 3 Responses 8 hrs ago

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    not thrown in but still it was nasty!!!! well my friend megan (now we are friends, she used to torment me a lot and thought I was a dork :| ) was tossing up her phone in the air...
    lynetteTheChic lynetteTheChic 13-15, F 13 hrs ago

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    Love is not just a verb it's one of the most complicated things ever! I just can't get over him, I miss how we used to talk from morning to night, night to morning, I miss...
    Neyagood Neyagood 18-21, F 5 Responses 9 hrs ago

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    NONE of this mattered to you.... 1) Helped you through a break up 2) Was understanding when you were sick, unstable, moody. 3) Was there when you were up late at night shaking...
    ScreamingTree ScreamingTree 26-30, F 5 hrs ago

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    When I was a kid, just before second grade, I started wetting the bed and my mother put me back into diapers 24/7. you could do that to a kid back then. I lost all my friends. I...
    BabyMaryanne BabyMaryanne 46-50, M 1 Response 5 hrs ago

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    I used to be bullied by having guys last year call me Fa****s or Gay and i already knew i was it just hurt every time they said it and it drove me to the point of insanity. Wether...
    SuavvyIThinkNot SuavvyIThinkNot 13-15, M 1 Response 12 hrs ago

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    **** yea I was. Drugs,houses,cars,alcohol an all the fun stuff was dirty cheap now they what a lung an a kidney for a pack of cigarettes an a 40z **** me mate.
    kidfc kidfc 22-25, M 1 Response 12 hrs ago

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    And I think we're awesome. Nah. Well, sort of. Anyway, it was a Monday according to the calendar; 28th of January '91. And that was during the year of the horse. So I really think...
    kixisback kixisback 22-25 6 hrs ago

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    Effeminate Sissy Boi who was always bullied and called names by jealous girls and mean boys. Sigh.
    PrettySissyBoiTG PrettySissyBoiTG 26-30, T 1 Response 12 hrs ago

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    In the past this particular vent was adopted as the trading as well as business center to the land since most of the actual adjacent countries make use of this vent involving Lagos...
    bnsshop13 bnsshop13 18-21, F 11 hrs ago

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    I kind of hate that i just wasted time on just nothing. It's nothing since i don't feel happy 'bout it.
    erikp08 erikp08 18-21, M 7 hrs ago

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    my aunt's servant took me to the balcony tricked me to thinking he had something to give me,he did alright just not something a 6 year old will have in mind.he almost choked me...
    AfshaFH AfshaFH 18-21, F 4 Responses 6 hrs ago

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    There was once a guy from my Christian school (I was initially Christian going in as an eighth grader) who I really liked. He had a feminine edge to his behavior, but I overlooked...
    ArchSeven327 ArchSeven327 18-21, M Mar 18

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    The fist time I use Girl Clothes....It was night y I just wake up to go to the bathroom so I see it, the was a cute(for me) bikini (ask for photo) so I just decide to try it on I...
    vanessalovewearingpanties vanessalovewearingpanties 16-17, F 1 Response Mar 18

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    Hello Everyone! This is my story of when I was bullied in public school. If you're a victim of bullying, stay strong. I started getting bullied in my first year of public...
    Maria16 Maria16 16-17 Mar 18

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    A few years ago, I was driving home late at night. It was about 11:30pm. I was on the freeway and noticed a truck using the on-ramp. The on-ramp was a 450 degree loop. Just as the...
    RiverBedView RiverBedView 56-60, M Mar 18

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    When I was middle school, people didn't like me because of who I was as a person. See, I wasn't your stereotypical black kid. I spoke proper English and simply didn't do things...
    JustAnotherHuman34 JustAnotherHuman34 18-21, M 2 Responses Mar 18

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    I may be somewhat young, but memories of playing outside will stick with me forever. My backyard was awesome! It was big enough for us to set up volleyball, baseball, football, or...
    JustAnotherHuman34 JustAnotherHuman34 18-21, M 1 Response Mar 18

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    So we were childhood besties and we both had feelings for each other's. He told me when I had gone to the hospital after a car accident. I of course loved him too. We started...
    Wolfygirl172 Wolfygirl172 22-25, F 1 Response Mar 19

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    I was a target for bullying when I was young. I stayed strong, made friends outside of school, moved away after high school and made it trough those difficult times. Now my SO and...
    Blanche08 Blanche08 31-35, F 2 Responses Mar 19

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    I was at boarding school till I was 18 and one day I was in big trouble for being out late. The headmistress called me to her office along with 2 girls who were in the same trouble...
    SpankMyWilly SpankMyWilly 31-35 Mar 20

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    I was in a casino with my wife and I remember I didn't have much money. I was walkun along and I found a 100$ bill on the floor than I walked a little further and found a 1$ bill...
    roll11tide roll11tide 26-30, M Mar 20

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    It happened again.. I can't believe it. I seem to be a magnet for these people. Do I look like a sl*t or wh*re or something? It seems like it sometimes.. It happened two weeks ago...
    livelaughlove2904 livelaughlove2904 13-15, F 2 Responses Mar 20

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    Iwas a virgin at 21 when i married my Husband. Also my Husband is the only man i have ever made love to. Before i met my Husband my friends were all having sex and telling me how...
    cavegirl123 cavegirl123 31-35, F Mar 20

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    About 8 years ago, my mother went on a buisness trip for a four day weekend. She had one of her close friends Ann (30) babysit me for the weekend. Weirldly enough, she had a tthree...
    uncluckyguy44 uncluckyguy44 22-25, F 2 Responses Mar 20