Archives for Eating Disorders - Page 2

Depression, Anxiety & Eating Disorder

Lately I’ve been very depressed. I havent eaten in 2 days because I can’t and I’ve been cutting everyday this past week. I’m having severe panic attacks and I have suicidal thoughts. I hate feeling like this and I cant control my emotions. I want to live life positively and not negitive. Being 16 with social anxiety is ruining my life on top if that because I can’t make friends. My parents are hard...
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Cutting and Pressured by Friend/Life

My friend has been trying to tell my family that I cut. She cuts too and sees a therapist. She will not stop telling me to do something about it when I don’t want to tell anyone. I’m not the type of person to share feelings with my parents, and I never have been. It’s been about 5 months that I have cut myself and I often think about not eating because I think...
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How Can I Help My Girlfriend Who Cuts, Hears Voices & Thinks She’s Fat?

Sorry for my English, It’s not my first language. I’m 18, my girlfriend is 16. We love each other more than I ever loved anyone else and she confessed me these things 2 weeks ago. I’m getting really worried though. She had bullying problem and even though now she’s skinny, perfect, and simply beautiful, she stills see herself as fat. She barely eats. She cuts and she hears voice before she goes to sleep....
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Problems Because of Parents but I Can’t Tell Them

Half of my problems are because of my parents but I cant tell them because I know they have done so much for us. I have had issues with my mum since I was 9 or 10 years old, being called stupid failure, dirty, etc. Dad on the other hand wasn’t there for me. I grew older while these negative words surrounds me, also I was beaten quite a lot of times, then i started...
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Why Am I This Way?

Well, let me make this very short. When I was younger, I used to isolate myself a lot. I had a computer, so I was addicted to it. I couldn’t spend a single day of my life without it. It was similar to a drug addiction. I was 11 when I got it and 17 when my grandma sold it. Which means I spent 6 yrs of my life in virtual life. I was...
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Friend Has Recurring Thoughts of Suicide

From the : A friend of mine has been a slave to her depression and anxiety for the past few years. She also has an eating disorder. She has become in danger of suicide more and more often in the past month. Each time I have been able to talk her down, but as time goes on, it becomes more difficult to reason with her. I’m worried that one day I won’t be able...
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Anaphylaxis Phobia

Ever since I had my youngest child (5 months) I have this terrible fear of going into anaphylaxis shock. It only happens with food, the same foods I have eaten a million times. I have never had an allergic reaction to food that I know of, and nothing seems to have triggered this fear. I was wondering how I can overcome this phobia naturally (no medication), and if counseling would be necessary. I pretty...
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Anxiety and Gastroenteritis

From the US: Back around April/May I was having chest pains for a couple weeks. When I asked my doctor about it, he told me that I had gastroenteritis and said that it was probably caused by a warm weather virus with the changing season or by exercise and that it was nothing to worry about. I was also told that being stressed could make it worse. I have generalized anxiety disorder, so being...
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Fighting Hypothyroidism

From the UK: I’m a 28 year year old female suffering from Hypothyroidism. I am really down because I am really overweight and when I’m down like this, I just comfort eat. This causes me to feel even more down so then I just eat again. It’s like a vicious cycle. I’m single and I’ve had a string of bad relationships in the past — my last boyfriend always pushed me to be a...
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Feeling Disconnected

I’ve been dealing with severe depression and anorexia for around 3 years and because of it I have always felt exhausted and cranky but just recently (within the past 6 months) I have been having other issues. I am so fatigued that even walking is straining on my body, I become dizzy everytime I stand, I feel very depersonalized,I have a strange ringing in my ear, and I don’t have much emotion besides anger....
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Do I Need Help for My ‘Eating Disorder’

I started binging and purging almost two years ago, because of my extreme depression. I also started reducing my food intake so much that I lost a lot of weight very quickly. I’ve never been the correct weight for my size. I’ve always been underweight, so a large amount of weight loss is pretty significant. i went into therapy to treat the depression, but the food issues were never mentioned. Now, I’m still binging...
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