... like you need some help and from my experience, this is the most crucial time where you begin to spiral into more and more stress caused by your eating disorder. I realised things were wrong a while before I did anything to solve them and the effects were painfully stressful for myself. ... (6 replies)
... Hey, I am a teen and my friends say that I am very skinny, I am 165cm and weigh 43kg. ... (6 replies)
... Hey, I am 14 years old and my friends say that I am very skinny, I am 165cm tall and weigh 43kg. ... (0 replies)
... Only my friends who think that I am doing it for attention, but does it mean that I am becoming anorexic? ... (6 replies)
... In regards to whether or not you're becoming anorexic, that would definitely need to be on the forefront of your discussions with the above professionals. ... (5 replies)
... Yh I do prefer it if someone would tell my parents but I am also scared about there reaction because I don't really have a good relationship with my family. ... (6 replies)
... I am exactly the same! ... (6 replies)
... for attention. I find it hard to talk to people about it and I don't have the guts to see a doctor on my own. ... (6 replies)
... P.S. I have thyroid disease and when my thyroid becomes overactive I get similar symptoms. Hot, achy, dizzy, anxiety, weight loss etc... ... (5 replies)
... arghh i really can't judge the intensity of my health problem.. but the past week i feel as though every minute of the day i am thinking about my health!! ... (5 replies)
... Sounds like your body isn't getting all of the nutrients it needs! Just remember that you don't HAVE to put on a bunch of weight to be healthy! First of all, I recommend taking a multivitamin. That should help with your dry hair and skin, if you deal with that too. ... (5 replies)
... I know myself that I dont eat enough food but I really really don't want to put on any weight. Im not stick thin either.. ... (5 replies)
... eating disorders ARE not about weight.
the things you mentioned are considered disordered eating patterns, but anorexia is so much more than that. Anorexia and other eating disorders also included disordered thoughts.
My suggestion is to NOT try to diagnose yourself. Talk to doctor, school nurse or someone who can give you a screening or inventory and get a proper... (6 replies)
... Please note that your thread is moved to the Eating Disorders Recovery Board.
Please call your attention to the sticky post at the top of this Board: "Avoiding Triggers". (5 replies)
... I'm currently on a diet because I'm starting to hate the extra weight I have one me. Lately when I've been having cravings for fat foods like a big mac I eat it and when I'm done I stick my finger in my mouth and throw it up. I feel like this beats the craving and I don't get the side effects of the big mac. ... (3 replies)
... thin girl. im 14 years old and all that kinda stuff. ive always been into keeping myself smaller, i dont really have to try very hard. i love food... except in these last couple months ive been looking at calories and carbs and everything. at camp i lost 7 pounds which got me down to 98 pounds. ... (6 replies)
... I posted here once before introducing myself but I read almost everyday. Anyway, I am one of those who most would probably consider a "recovering" anorexic. My worst bouts were when I was about 15 and again at 20. I am now 29. ... (4 replies)
... I am a former anorexic. Here is my story... ... (1 replies)
... Hello Elster,
Have you thought about having phone sessions?
Desperate times call for equal measures.
Your mother probably gets upset because this is something that is out of her scope of control.
Parents are supposed to be there to help protect and provide for their children.Feelings of helplessness can easily turn to frustration and frustration progressing to anger.... (3 replies)
... I'm sorry that my first post is about my own situation, but I have been suffering with verging on an eating disorder for years now and have never known where to turn. ... (3 replies)