... Thanks for sharing so much.
For what itís worth, hereís my 2 cents.
Firstly, an eating disorder is NEVER a solution to your problems. You may have thought you looked good on the outside, but I can guarantee that you didnít look good on the inside Ė either mentally or physically. You were obsessed by food, and that drove you to lie and be deceitful (I donít mean that in... (4 replies)
... but you have to realize that for yourselves. give yourselves some credit. maybe make a list of all the things you've accomplished so far in terms of beating your ed. it can be minor or insignificant, but write it down anyway. ... (7 replies)
First of all, thanks to you both for your replies. It's nice that I can still come on here and get support, even though I haven't been on them for a long time, so thanks :)
Natalie - congratulations on your six month milestone! That is a FANTASTIC achievement and one I hope you're really proud of. Beating bulimia is so hard, even I still have my slip-ups (like... (18 replies)
... I'm a lifelong recovering bulimic. I have periods of relapse and periods of remission. My teeth have taken the brunt of the beating, for sure. I've had a lot of root canals and endodontics.
Long story short, I would like to do something to improve my smile. I had them laser whitened a few times and that was fine for awhile. But my gums got very sensitive and sore after the... (1 replies)
... Instead of beating myself up when I have a "slip up" I focus on congratulating myself for not have binged for so many days, ect. ... (2 replies)
... i use to make myself throw up about twice each day~ always after my meal~ i love to eat..but i want to lose weight! did that for about a little bit less than a year~ if i eat..i feel really guilty.. Just thought that it's not the way to lose weight~ i guess it's also because i start to black out constantly and sometimes i threw up red stuff (at first i always convince myself... (4 replies)
... I'm not hiding the fact, however, that giving up the bulimia was an easy thing to do. ... (4 replies)
... Probably all of the above and much, much more. All I know is that one day I thought it was just a bad habit I had, and now today, bulimia has its death grip on me. ... (4 replies)
... I know exactly how you feel!Im in the same boat wanting to get better because its taken over my life but at the same time terrified of letting go of the addiction!Its a viscious circle and i sometimes wonder if i do really want to recover because i havent put any effort that way lately,i'd rather just be left alone with my bulimia.I've lost friends because i cant be bothered... (4 replies)
... for years, but I am back at it full swing, every day. It is something I do when I am stressed, but also, a habbit, and a food addiction. And I honestly do think bulimia Is a food addiction for a lot of people...as much as I HATE being bulimia...I love the food I get to eat when I binge... ... (4 replies)
... Well I'll prove them all wrong by beating the odds and overcoming this illness and you can, too!!!! I know you can get through this disease and live a better, more fulfilling life... ... (6 replies)
... It got to the point that one small bite of wheat would really set my heart beating irregular. Very scarey! If it wasn't for that I would probably still be binging today! ... (5 replies)
... After beating bulimia and slight starvation of self, I was unhappy with my weight - I was about 9lbs overweight and wanted to lose this, so thought would start healthy eating diet plan. Been on diet for almost three weeks now. Have more or less stopped eating and live on apples and cuppa soups. I think my E.D's coming back and need advice. Am also going to the gym at least... (1 replies)
... I wish you all the luck in the world in beating this. ... (4 replies)
... hey there first of all i want to say congratulations on beating your bulimia im currently trying very hard to stop mine which ive had for about 18months now im 19 so i know what its like to be your age and the weird thoughts... ... (3 replies)
... not sure wether or not you are ready to recover, then you aren't ready to recover. All the therapy in the world will not help if you aren't totally committed to beating your ED. Unless you really hate bulimia and all the comes along with it, you aren't ready to recover. And you WILL start to hate bulimia...sooner or later. ... (7 replies)
... Please seek therapy if you haven't already. I know what you are going through. I was bulimic off and on for nine years. Beating your ED is probably the hardest thing you will ever have to do, but you have to do it, or it will eventually kill you. ... (1 replies)
... then i was just eating, but beating myself up a lot... ... (8 replies)
... A couple extra hundred calories might actually make you a lot healthier. Make them healthy calories, some protein or yogurt or sting cheese, ect. And congrats on beating the bulimia part.. ... (15 replies)
... I need to get serious with beating my bulimia, I haven't been trying very hard lately...ok, you guys make me tell it like it is, i have being slack. ... (4 replies)