05/08/2012 18:51:44 PM
How do I get my daughter to see a doctor? She hid her bulimia for some time. Eventually she became anorexic and so weak that she had medical intervention
05/08/2012 18:35:32 PM
According to online BMI (Body Mass Index) counters I am underweight, but only just. 'Ive been on a diet since last summer and I've probably lost around
04/29/2012 12:48:12 PM
My daughter is 16 and was diagnosed with anorexia 8 months ago. She is very small, and weighs just 6 stone at the moment. I not sure how to help because
04/29/2012 12:25:48 PM
I have a heartless mother who is almost certainly mentally ill. She has no empathy and is callous. I haven't lived with her for 4 years now (Thank heavens)
04/29/2012 11:16:59 AM
I am currently in 9th grade. I have always been a perfectionist and an overachiever. I've never been 'fat', and I've actually always been considered below
04/29/2012 11:13:19 AM
The day I learned what anorexia was I was 8 year old, and it was about August. I was lining my guinea pig hutch with newspaper when I noticed a word on
04/01/2012 14:11:44 PM
To cut a long story short, I have suffered from eating disorders, depression and suicide in the past but it hasn't reared its ugly head. However I didn't
04/01/2012 13:58:43 PM
I've been suffering from Anorexia for the best part of 15 years. It got to an extreme case in 2009 and by Feb 2010, I attempted suicide because my control
03/28/2012 19:05:21 PM
I am 18 years old, I wonder if I'm anorexic. I started dieting a month and half ago. I began with normal healthy diet - like eating cooked vegetables
03/28/2012 19:05:21 PM
My story is rather unique. I am a 34 year old male marathon runner. It started off with a little bulimia and a little starving myself to help keep my weight
03/28/2012 19:05:21 PM
For the past 4 years I've been struggling with chewing and spitting. I'm not sure what triggered it, but it's been a downward spiral ever since. I
02/21/2012 17:15:08 PM
It started about four months ago. I always wanted to make myself throw up and see what it was like, but I never really did until one night after dinner.
02/10/2012 08:41:14 AM
I developed anorexia when I was just 16 years old. My whole life I'd struggled with self-esteem issues and feeling like I never fit in with my peers.
02/10/2012 08:10:51 AM
I feel a little silly writing this, but I suppose it will help. Where do I begin? I guess you could say I'm not really fat, but I'm not skinny, and never
02/04/2012 18:27:16 PM
After 15 years of eating like a regular person, all of a sudden I decided I was fat. Not grotesque, just bigger than my friends. My mom also dieted.
02/04/2012 18:18:03 PM
Counting calories -- There's not a minute when I'm eating that I'm not thinking of the exact amount of calories that go into my body. Once I get to 4
01/22/2012 12:30:01 PM
I am a 3rd year medical student writing a project on the ethics of force feeding anorexia patients. I would love to know any views or opinions on this
01/15/2012 16:58:42 PM
This probably isn't the best or most interesting male anorexia story but ... I guess it started in my junior year of high school. I always had a tiny
01/15/2012 16:41:35 PM
I am 14 and overweight. I'm tired of the cruel names. Sick of being compared. I had no choice. I had to show everyone how skinny I could be. It did start
01/12/2012 11:20:54 AM
Your voice screams to me as I look down on my plate, I try too forget this important date, Today was the day I promised to ea,t My stomach churns as I
01/11/2012 16:28:02 PM
At the age of 13 no one would have suspected a confident, sociable young girl like me to develop anorexia. I was already in a large friendship group and
01/11/2012 10:24:45 AM
Over twenty years ago, my sister was diagnosed with Chronic Fatigue Syndrome (CFS), also known as 'M.E.'. She has been bedridden for 8 of those years.
07/05/2011 11:42:22 AM
Ideal body image is your view of the ideal body shape for you. How do eating disorders, anorexia and the media affect your perceptions of body size?
07/03/2011 10:13:23 AM
Anorexia Reflections - A personal journey; an inside look at signs and symptoms of anorexia nervosa, pica eating disorder, bulimia, disordered eating.
06/29/2011 08:50:40 AM
I am 20 years old and have an eating disorder. I have no idea what to do. Well, actually I do but I cannot face doctors, psychiatrists etc. And I'm actually
06/27/2011 08:22:15 AM
My daughter has been at an inpatient clinic for the treatment of anorexia since February 2011. In that time she has been viewed by 5 different psychiatrists
06/27/2011 08:14:22 AM
I've been struggling with anorexia for about eight months now. My weight dropped to 125 pounds after 1 month of throwing up. When my mom caught me purging,
06/25/2011 09:43:30 AM
Hi all, I am a PhD student and my field of interest is disordered eating. I really need as many participants as possible to help with my disordered eating
06/24/2011 09:00:16 AM
Less than one year ago, I was overweight. People would tease me about it and it hurt me, but I never got obsessive over it. I had a lot of friends and
06/24/2011 08:54:25 AM
I could write pages upon pages about anorexia / binge eating / chewing and spitting and how they've tried to ruin my life, but I'll just start by saying
06/24/2011 08:47:47 AM
I just want people who don't go through anorexia to understand what it's like going to a party and looking at all the skinny, pretty girls there and wishing
06/24/2011 08:46:33 AM
Wake up, I hear it The voice, it shouts Stupid, fat, ugly, pathetic, failure A broken record. Torturous words engraved on my mind Day after day full of
06/24/2011 08:43:58 AM
Tonight I make a decision. I'm finally gonna set myself free from this prison. I'm gonna be strong, take control. Control over life, and how I choose
06/24/2011 08:40:00 AM
I went to the counselor To ask for her help I measured my life By the size of my belt I sat on the sofa and Poured out my heart She saw through my
06/24/2011 08:30:30 AM
I have a teenage anorexia story. But I guess it all started in sixth grade. Now Im in eighth grade, its summer in two weeks, and everythings changed...
06/24/2011 08:10:35 AM
I'm wondering if this is OCD or anorexia? I am 23 year old woman who is underweight and having food issues. In the last 8 months I have lost over 30lbs.
06/24/2011 08:01:27 AM
I have a question about bulimia and weight gain. I'm currently trying to gain some weight after a prolonged battle with Bulimia (which I have been in
06/02/2011 09:02:46 AM
Is there any place online to get support for eating disorders? I have no one to talk to about my eating disorder. I feel really alone, and I feel trapped
06/02/2011 08:46:15 AM
Am I becoming anorexic? For the past two months I've been feeling so ugly and fat. Everytime I look in the mirror I want to break down and cry. I wonder
06/01/2011 13:43:24 PM
The only number that would ever be enough is 0. Zero pounds, zero life, size zero, double-zero, zero point. Zero in tennis is love. I finally get it.
06/01/2011 13:32:55 PM
What financial help (grants, loans, federal or state help, health insurance) is available for eating disorders like anorexia, bulimia, etc?
06/01/2011 13:29:34 PM
It all started in third grade actually. It was more of a fun competition - kids would compete to be the skinniest, or who would not eat lunch for the longest
05/12/2011 09:53:15 AM
Obesity and anorexia seem to conflict, but eating disorders and obesity in children are threats to overall health. Can being obese trigger anorexia?
05/11/2011 14:37:43 PM
Does a starvation diet always indicate anorexia? My 15 year old daughter has lost almost 15 pounds over the past 2 months. She basically refuses to
05/11/2011 14:33:17 PM
I am wondering if anyone in Canada has received government funding for eating disorder treatment in the USA in the past year or so? If so, where did
05/11/2011 10:19:11 AM
Is the weight loss industry destructive or helpful? I was diagnosed with Anorexia Nervosa about 3 years ago. Believe me, I know what an eating disorder
05/11/2011 07:36:40 AM
Am I showing signs of an eating disorder? I'm16 years old, and I need some advice. I've always been a very picky eater, but for the past year I began
05/05/2011 10:57:05 AM
Is this a good meal plan for a recovering anorexic? I am 6'2''and having difficulty gaining weight. I have recently upped my calories and this is a
04/28/2011 09:42:55 AM
I have bulimia and I am a 14 year old. I have a lot of years left and this may not sound bad, but I still feel like I have a problem. I went from vomiting
04/28/2011 09:36:24 AM
I have several eating disorders. I am bulimic, anorexic, and I'm a binge eater. About three years ago, I became bulimic. Before that, I was always a
04/28/2011 09:25:55 AM
I have been chewing and spitting since 2002. I am a 27 year old female. I guess it started about a month after my father committed suicide. I lost weight
04/28/2011 09:03:24 AM
In the beginning of my junior year I had everything anyone could ever want. I had a loving family and sweet, handsome, loving boyfriend and great friends.
04/23/2011 09:02:27 AM
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04/22/2011 15:13:54 PM
EDNOS (Eating Disorders Not Otherwise Specified) -A category for atypical eating disorders. Whats the difference between EDNOS and anorexia, bulimia?
04/21/2011 07:58:23 AM
I am suspicious of a friend with whom I have had intervention who suffers from some sort of eating disorder. Why would there be shredded, rolled pieces
04/19/2011 17:22:15 PM
Orthorexia Nervosa is a disordered eating pattern that involves an obsession with healthy food. What's the difference between orthorexia and anorexia?
04/08/2011 07:45:54 AM
I have a daughter with anorexia. She is 15 years old and suffering horribly with this disease. She started out just wanting to lose a little belly fat.
04/08/2011 07:38:06 AM
Fat and ugly - that's what my childhood best friend told me. This all began in the 4th grade at only 10yrs. old. I thought I needed to lose weight, but
04/08/2011 07:31:24 AM
I eat almost nothing all day and drink tonnes of water. I then have a tiny portion of dinner at home and throw it all up straight away. I've only been
04/03/2011 09:14:49 AM
Help with weight loss... I have lost 30 pounds in 2 months. But recently, no matter how much I try, I cannot seem to loose weight. I haven't changed
03/31/2011 09:09:01 AM
Clay eating addiction is is no fun. I think I have an addiction to clay (also called mabele, nzu, calabar stone or la craie). I don't know how it grew
03/31/2011 08:59:13 AM
Do I have an eating disorder? I have suspected that I might have an eating disorder for a few years now. I haven't asked anyone about it because it does
03/31/2011 08:39:33 AM
Am I anorexic, or just small? I'm 33 years old, 5ft 2 inches, and weigh 41.9kgs (92lbs). I see myself as thin. Are there different types of anorexia?
03/31/2011 08:34:37 AM
What is an eating disorder? And which one could this be? First I should explain my past. When I started high school I got worried that I would gain weight.
03/30/2011 10:03:45 AM
This is a mother's story of anorexia. As a parent, I am frustrated with the lack of anorexia education and eating disorder services that are available
03/19/2011 17:59:04 PM
I've been chewing and spitting on-and-off since 2003. I'm a 28 year old female. It was something I thought I had made up because I had never heard of
03/19/2011 17:24:06 PM
I'm currently writing an eating disorder article on rising eating disorders statistics, and the negative impact that celebrity culture and the media is
03/19/2011 12:32:59 PM
Causes of anorexia are dynamic where personality, relationships and society can play roles. What causes anorexia is complex and rarely a single issue.
03/08/2011 11:35:15 AM
I'm a male anorexic, currently hospitalized because my sister made me come. I am in the ICU. Well anyway, my name is John, I'm 18 years old. I live
03/08/2011 11:30:54 AM
Can I ever recover from anorexia? I've been anorexic for about 6-7 months now. I never lost so much weight that I was hospitalized, but I was pretty underweight.
03/08/2011 11:28:16 AM
I need to know more about undigested food eating disorder. Someone I care a lot about has this unusual eating disorder, and I wish to find out more about
03/08/2011 11:25:10 AM
Do the consequences of anorexia apply to me? I am 24 years old and I weigh over 200 lbs. I am very insecure about my weight and have been trying desperately
03/08/2011 11:21:41 AM
Can someone be cured from anorexia overnight? My Daughter, to whom I was extremely close, has had anorexia for eight years. We tried all treatments counseling
03/08/2011 11:15:57 AM
When you went into eating disorder recovery it was because you were clearly incredibly ill and unable to function from your illness, but did you ever think
02/28/2011 14:31:49 PM
I am currently recovering from anorexia on my own terms, and as psychologically crazy as this may sound, I don't want to gain a crazy amount of weight,
02/24/2011 09:24:44 AM
Beauty From Pain' makes me feel like I am not alone and that things will get better
02/16/2011 07:36:12 AM
Anorexia Eating Disorder - Instead of becoming a slave of food, I become a slave of hunger..
02/16/2011 07:34:56 AM
Paint a smile on when I awake make it last all day I'm such a fake I'm happy that's a lie I make sure no one hears me cry I try to act all bubbly so
02/16/2011 07:32:11 AM
I'm a 17 year old girl high school, and I have this eating disorder... I'm pretty sure its anorexia because I always wonder, 'what do i weigh/' - but I'm
02/16/2011 07:25:34 AM
In recovery from anorexia, will the weight I first gain be all fat (I know some is necessary for organs) and then have to tone and build muscle after that
01/30/2011 10:12:50 AM
Soul Fleeing Falling Flying from the edge of the earth. Needs Wants Always, Almost forever in my head. I can't feel. I can't sleep. I can't think. I can
01/23/2011 21:03:21 PM
I know it's there, Somewhere under my skin .. They're waiting to come out, to show the world That they still exist... But something heavy is holding
01/23/2011 21:00:24 PM
I've been reading up on anorexia nervosa because I'm concerned for my friend. Food rituals seem to be among the many possible symptoms of anorexia. ('Ritualization'
01/21/2011 09:49:03 AM
It's Whitney. I'm 13 and I'm an 8th grader in middle school and I want to be skinny. For a while, I was considering not eating as a way to lose weight,
01/21/2011 09:43:41 AM
I'm 16 years old, and this is like a diary of a bulimic. I have been suffering from anorexia for the past year. I go days without eating, because when
01/17/2011 13:41:29 PM
Anorexia symptoms arent always visible. Emotional effects of anorexia causes great pain. Anorexics usually try to hide their emotional symptoms
01/17/2011 10:30:41 AM
Tracey Gold Anorexia - A child actress on one of the best 1980s TV shows, Tracey became unable to work as anorexia took hold and almost killed her.
01/15/2011 10:22:08 AM
After going to secondary school 7 years ago, I began to notice the weight creeping on. I'd gone from my super-skinny thin frame of 8 stone to a whopping
01/15/2011 10:11:16 AM
In November of this year, I went to my doctor to talk to him about getting medication for ADHD, with the intention to lose weight. Does this this mean
01/14/2011 11:46:44 AM
This isn't my story, it's my friends story. She doesn't know where to turn for anorexia help. I'm actually hoping that this might help me be able to help
01/12/2011 09:11:30 AM
No Magic Cure For Anorexia There is no magic cure, no making it all go away forever. There are only small steps upward; an easier day, an unexpected
01/12/2011 09:03:47 AM
Being the fat, chubby twin isn't fun. When I was 13 years old, my sister and I weighed the same. People thought I was attractive. About a 6 months later
01/06/2011 08:09:54 AM
I suffered from anorexia, and I plan out perfect relapse plans on a weekly basis -- each and every step. I can normally talk myself out of them, but it
01/04/2011 17:47:54 PM
Growing up with my twin sister, I was always the 'fat twin' -- the chubby sister. My eldest sister was skinny and had model-good looks her whole life.
01/04/2011 17:26:52 PM
When I eat something, like a sandwich, sometimes I don't like it. Afterwards I feel really, really bad about myself and mad because it wasn't something
01/03/2011 21:18:04 PM
Do you think I'm anorexic? I'm 21 years old and I think I'm slipping again. When I was in grade 10 I had this drama teacher who told me to lose weight
01/03/2011 21:13:35 PM
I have a friend that I think is Anorexic. She has become very thin over the past few months and she doesn't eat very much. Her parents are aware of her
01/02/2011 11:21:23 AM
The pain from my pancreatitis comes and goes. I don't want to go to the doctor for it, but sometimes it is soooo bad and I have to vomit before it eases.
01/01/2011 17:46:54 PM
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