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... s is such a lonely aspect of eating disorders that nobody wants to talk about. ... (10 replies)
... coprostaphobic, i recognize a lot about the being afraid of being unable to have a bowel movement, have been very very addicted to laxatives myself and the idea of ever not taking them - just the mere thought - would send me into a complete frenzy. yet here i am, off of them since late summer (look for my stories around the ed recovery board) the advice i would give you is;... (1 replies)
... in truth, this is a recovery from a relapse. When I was 14 I used to abuse laxatives, taking a whole bottle of whatever stimulant laxative I could find on the shelf. ... (1 replies)

... We stayed together for another year, during which I briefly stabilized, but then ended up getting sicker than ever. I would restrict myself severely during the week, to compensate for having to eat normally on the weekends when I was with him. I felt I had to do this because of how he reacted to my ED symptoms. ... (6 replies)
... got to stop this." And I swear! I swear! that when I woke up the next morning that the urge to throw up was amazingly gone. The only time it ever returned was during a stressful Thanksgiving dinner that same year, but then I was fine again. ... (6 replies)
... eling hopeless and helpless. Then, 12 days ago I decided I had enough. I didn't want to live that way anymore. I was afraid for my health and my life. I knew weight gain would happen but I am determined to live a "normal" life and to be healthy. ... (6 replies)
... Yes, you will die if you perpetuate in an eating disorder, and even if you don't, who wants to live feeling so weak and miserable and trapped in a cycle of food and calories and exercising and purging? ... (2 replies)
... Yes, recovery from an ED is entirely possible! ... (10 replies)
... I kept mine below the anorexic BMI category for 6 years and almost all of my health problems occured during and after recovery. ... (4 replies)
A Note to ALL
Dec 13, 2006
... and you will learn that during therapy. It is somewhat normal the struggles of balance when going through the abyss. ... (14 replies)
Sugar RUSH
Oct 22, 2006
... And if not ours, maybe take some advice from someone who knows you best- you. (6 replies)
... most people starting recovery have a hypermetabolism and nightsweats, insominia, feeling so tired etc.. During recovery, the body and brain literaly has to repair so much damage and it requires more calories. ... (1 replies)
Jul 21, 2006
... The feeling that what you learned during your inpatient stay is disappearing again. Because of course, a hospital setting is different, it is controlled... ... (5 replies)
... I can TOTALLY relate to how you are feeling. I feel like at the same time that my parents and friends want to see me eating more and if they see me grabbing a cookie they will think "Good job! That is great!!! ... (46 replies)
... c it is receiving regular nourishment. Your metabolism begins to climb until it returns to normal. Let's face it, you will gain weight and it is scary! ... (2 replies)
Fight Club!
Oct 9, 2005
... cale away Anytime things are going to stress you out in your life, especially while in recovery, the firdt thing you are going to want to do is head towards the eating disorder. It is what you know and it is habit. ... (455 replies)
Did it again...
Nov 23, 2003
... purging, I would eat really healthy foods during that time and start to believe that MAYBE SOMEHOW I would recover. On the other hand I fell that it's not recovery at all because I'm thinking about food all the time. Today I did it again... I feel so bad about it and I promised I won't do it again but I know that I will.. ... (1 replies)
... c they are so starved and unsatisfied by what they eat during the day! I'm serious! ... (3 replies)
... Thank you so much for the kind words! What has been a challenge is that my doctor is saying that I am gaining too much weight during the pregnancy. She wants me to exercise every day and reduce my starches. ... (82 replies)
Jul 22, 2002
... Another great thing about it is that you were aware that you might gain a little weight during your recovery, but you went ahead and did good all the same! ... (3 replies)

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