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Help.. anorexic?
Aug 16, 2004
... Instead of saying to them you want to be anorexic, why not try talking with someone about how you are currently unhappy with yourself and wish you could make changes to yourself. ... (10 replies)
Help.. anorexic?
Aug 16, 2004
... I can't possibly just talk to someone face to face about me wanting to be anorexic. The thought scares me to death. Maybe I can help myself through it? ... (10 replies)
Am I the only one?
Jan 27, 2002
... I remember wanting to be anorexic too. I was disappointed in myself that I couldn't I get back to that level of control! ... (4 replies)

... you just gotta keep talking to her. she needs to realize that this behavior WILL NOT STOP after 30 pounds more weight loss. it just won't, that's the way the disorders work. ... (12 replies)
Want to share?
Feb 10, 2006
... I have said before that i don't believe any eating disorder starts because the person really wants to be thin, on the anorexic and bulimic side, as far as people who compulsively eat to the point of obesity i feel its the same thing as anorexia. ... (1 replies)
... Hi Maria. I'm here sitting alone in my living room feeling so gross about eating dinner tonight and I thought about you and how you once invited me to this board. ... (27 replies)
... I remember wanting to be anorexic. It sounded so exciting. Losing weight made me feel so good. ... (4 replies)
... Can i ask what gave you the idea of wanting to be anorexic? ... (4 replies)
... ng that's the main problem, that's why they call anorexia a mental disorder. Once your body gets into a pattern of not eating, anything you do eat it will start to store as fat because it's going into starvation mode and trying to save up everything it can for the periods where you're not eating. ... (6 replies)
... Hmm.. about the nutritionalist and doctor. Why exactly does your mom want you to go? ... (36 replies)
... I have controlled my intake of food alot of times throughout my teens, and after I had my baby I went through a phase of not liking food in my mouth, then i grew to hate food. ... (8 replies)
... ue. I know what you're saying is right, but I can't stop my thoughts, I can't put them on hold, I can't get rid of them, I can't even quiet them down long enough to see straight. ... (9 replies)
... @helives, you are describing EXACTLY what I am feeling! Sometimes I have these moments whereby I think 'yes I can do this. I am able to control this illness and I am able to eat whatever I want' and then a few minutes/hours later, my whole mental attitude has changed and I realise that I am powerless against anorexia. And yes I understand your fear about putting on weight... (6 replies)
... Wanting to get better is definitely the first step! ... (7 replies)
... Yes all the time. I would describe the feeling as both anxiety about what others will think of normal bodied person claiming to have this illness but also guilt I feel like I shouldn't be eating atall to sort of 'live up to' the problem everyone knows I say I have. ... (6 replies)
... but it's not about wanting people to find me attractive. ... (6 replies)
... I can very much relate to the wanting to remain a child part. I think that is a biggie with anorexia!!? ... (6 replies)
... I've had a major struggle....the worst I've ever been. I don't think you can call me anorexic....I know I need to eat, and I do...I'm just very VERY restrictive of myself in what I can eat, and the amounts of calories I's been quite a problem. ... (4 replies)
... but I do feel bad about eating. Especially if I'm in front of anyone... I sometimes think everyone is laughing at me for eating, or that they think I shouldn't be eating. I feel like I have to eat in privacy. Is feeling like a pig when eating in front of others common with eating disorders? ... (1 replies)
... I'm 31 and have struggled with anorexia since I was 24. I've been to residential treatment 3 times for anorexia and put in the hospital a few times also. ... (27 replies)

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