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I Was Anorexic

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 100 People

    I used to be, This whole week,

    we've been on the road, and we've only been eating greasy food, and now I feel really fat. I'm considered just stop eating so I won't gain anymore weight.. But I don't want to start bad habits again.
    kaylynx kaylynx 16-17, F May 30

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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 months. I started to faint. I didn't know I was fainting until my dad caught me in the shower. That was really...
    em3476 em3476 16-17, F 1 Response Jan 21, 2012

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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 the mirror, even now my second year in recovery looks like an ugly stranger, and I feel myself longing for the face and...
    missdeth missdeth 22-25, F 1 Response Jul 21, 2011

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    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 cutting. I thought if I cut myself, the pain would start to go away. A few weeks after I started cutting, I started...
    NathanRedd NathanRedd 22-25, M 1 Response May 20, 2013

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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 came.  I started riding my bike almost six hours a day in the hot sun without any water in the beginning.  Then...
    rorschach246 rorschach246 18-21, M 1 Response Sep 10, 2009

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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 never the fat ones. Last year, it got to the point where I got really sick from it. I "recovered" so to speak, but now I think I am...
    deleted deleted 26-30 3 Responses Dec 7, 2013

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    A lot of people look at me

    and think "but you're not extremely skinny, you can't be anorexic." Or "but you've eaten junk food, you just can't be anorexic." Anorexia nervosa is a mental illness, it's an eating disorder, you can be 300 or 100 pounds and still have anorexia. And yes.. We still eat, we...
    Bflyboo14 Bflyboo14 13-15, F 2 Responses Feb 11

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    I was anorexic for the dumbest reason ever ,

    but it did change my life. Because of that experience now when I get upset I don't eat or I feel sick. I have never been above 110 pounds. So when I decided to do this . I lost a lot of weight.
    cheerdiva cheerdiva 16-17, F 2 Responses 4 days ago

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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 didn't have that many calories. I convinced myself that it was just a diet I was on, but I knew in the back of...
    jellybeamers jellybeamers 18-21, F May 11, 2013

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    I wanted to try sharing my story just once.

    I've tried to blog about it once but chickened out. I have read so many other peoples stories and now here is mine. I am 23 now and haven't been anorexic for almost 2 years. My anorexia was never too bad but it came with bulimia and a binge eating as well. It started when I was...
    caloogie3 caloogie3 22-25, F Sep 16, 2014

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    iaintcomingupwithausername iaintcomingupwithausername 18-21, F Jul 23, 2014

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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. When I reached size 1 last year, I decided to starve myself. I looked in the mirror and felt huge. I despised the fact that I didn't have a...
    petite19 petite19 18-21, F Apr 16, 2014

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    Last year in Jan of 2013 I had begun developing

    an eating disorder. It all started with graduation approaching and me just cutting a few calories and working out. It then became an obsession where I would go days without eating and spending entire days at the gym. By March I was down a whole 20lbs. I thought this was...
    haileyara23 haileyara23 18-21, F Jul 7, 2014

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    At 125 pounds, I have never really been

    satisfied with myself. Throughout my childhood, I can remember going weeks without eating much more than a servin of vegetables, or skipping out on that fatty food because I didn't need the extra weight. I've always thought that bones were beautiful, and I wanted to be like the...
    Tayns2010 Tayns2010 18-21, F 2 Responses Feb 2, 2014

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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 weight and finally be satisfied... I promised a friend i'd try it to a little bit, no more than a month... I...
    kitkat09 kitkat09 16-17, F 1 Response Jul 23, 2009

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    6th and 7th grade. In the beginning of sixth

    grade I was pretty chubby and someone decided to tell me that to my face, and before that I never cared about others thought, it hurt a lot. So I stopped eating as much. I would tell my mom I wasn't hungry or my stomach hurt. I don't think my family ever really noticed until...
    KarleeJo23 KarleeJo23 13-15, F 1 Response May 2, 2014

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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 very sensitive about it. I started playing basketball in a lunch league and noticed I was losing a small amount of weight after two...
    namegame namegame 26-30, M Feb 18, 2014

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    It's honestly nothing like people think,

    it's beyond explanation. It's hell. People glamorize it, young girls start off thinking "I'll just get that thigh gap, and I'll stop." But when you lose weight, it becomes an addiction, the sound of someone saying "wow. You look skinnier" becomes a drug, your goals become too...
    Bflyboo14 Bflyboo14 13-15, F 2 Responses Mar 5

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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 wieght. I wouldn't wear bikinis, tank tops, or anything that might show my fat. Untill 7th grade when doctors...
    Anon97 Anon97 13-15, F 1 Response Nov 14, 2012

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    Skully17 Skully17 18-21, F Mar 9, 2014

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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 still overweight. My mom wondered why I was getting skinnier. I told her my appetite was changing. She caught on that...
    Feb 13, 2013

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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 painful story. When I was younger I was overweight, and my Barbie doll mother never let me forget it. She badgered me all the time...
    InsanelyMe08 InsanelyMe08 18-21, F 7 Responses Aug 23, 2009

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    I wash my clothes, but more then anything I hate folding and putting them away, sometimes I will, but a lot of times they just go into a clean basket.
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    Yesterday was a failure. Thanks to a birthday party and my own weakness, I ended up around 1,465. Today I'm gonna try to keep it below 400 to compensate.
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    I'd rather be anorexic than bulimic. I'm so tired of the binges, the weight gain, and the purges. I have been eating less which means not as much purging, but it still happens and...
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    im looking for an ana buddy. im 15. looking for someone around my age. boy or girl. pm me if ur intrested.
    mewkitty911 mewkitty911 13-15 1 Response 3 days ago

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    I will help you get to your goal to be anorexic please just message me for a big group of people
    deleted deleted 26-30 3 days ago

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    When I was thirteen I was really anorexic. Not like you could see my bones ever, it never got that far. It was really mental for me, and I couldn't look at myself in the mirror...
    alicat13 alicat13 18-21, F 1 Response 6 days ago

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    I want to become anorexic so bad. I have had depression my whole life but ever since sixth grade it really started to get bad. I weighed 150 in the beginning and was 5"6 which was...
    rebeccagrace17 rebeccagrace17 13-15, F 2 Responses 6 days ago

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    Want to become anorexic. I have depression and I'm extremely overweight. I'm 12 and 5'8" and weigh 179 pounds! Ever since people have bullied me I gained 60 pounds in 5 months! I...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response 6 days ago

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    am a man struggling with anorexia. I tell myself it will be ok but I don't know that it will. Just today I was hungry, I wanted to eat. I walked to the sandwich shop and bought a...
    ohfunk ohfunk 26-30, M 2 Responses 6 days ago

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    I'm a female and I'm 12 years old. My depressed started at the beginning of sixth grade. My parents started fighting, my sisters would abuse me, and ******* at my school started up...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response a week ago

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    I'm 5'7 and 145 pounds. I use to weigh 115. I have no idea where it all went. I was fit. And now I feel like I'm huge. I have thunder thighs. And a huge muffin top. I need support...
    Weenabean Weenabean 16-17 3 Responses Jun 19

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    My parents think that I need to gain weight and that I'm way to thin but I couldn't disagree with them more. I'm scared to become anorexic but I don't know what else to do. I'm...
    GeenieWeenie12 GeenieWeenie12 13-15, F Jun 19

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    I'm 5'5' and about 150lbs.. This is the most I have weighed my whole - I'm no longer able to wear outfits I used to wear and I'm sick of people making comments about my eating...
    hgonynor hgonynor 18-21, F 2 Responses Jun 18

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    I hate how fat I am.. I wanna be so skinny like all the other pretty girls. I need someone who will help motivate me not to eat, I need a Ana buddy. Someone who I can talk to about...
    mmermaaidd mmermaaidd 18-21, F 1 Response Jun 18

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    They call it recovery, forcing me to eat beyond my point of sanity. I have gone past the point of being physically full, past the point of tasting the food I am eating, past the...
    dinosoar0216 dinosoar0216 18-21, F Jun 18

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    Recently a friend of my mom asked her if I was sick because I lost 10 lbs in a week unintentionally. I laughed and said no thinking it was preposterous. I was proud of my weight...
    SierraLion SierraLion 22-25, F 1 Response Jun 17

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    I've fallen back into my anorexic mind set after I started to realize my body wasn't gaining wait.
    rosebudkitten rosebudkitten 16-17, F 1 Response Jun 16

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    I wish I have never worked at hotel du vin Brighton ,I got terrorised and traumatised there enough by the head housekeeper and the French bar manager ..both of them hated me and...
    restlessuk restlessuk 31-35, F 1 Response Jun 16

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    Necrophilia I eventually realised that I was just a delusional idiot who waisted their time ,money and passion on men who did not think of me more than a piece of trash ..I started...
    restlessuk restlessuk 31-35, F Jun 16

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    Sometimes i fantasize about being anorexic. Quite often actually
    emmie278 emmie278 16-17, F Jun 16

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    this new age spiritualist used weird concepts that I was interested in to pull me into a formation of a cult. wanting me to be to the point where I could be as manipulative as him...
    Jem12Sabre Jem12Sabre 18-21, F Jun 15