Archives for Eating Disorders - Page 3

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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I’m Having a Major Life Crisis

Okay, so most of you will think I’m too young for this but I’m positive I feel like this. It started when I was 11 I was really depressed for my age and no one believed me, I felt like I deserved all the pain I could do to myself so I did. I cut myself, I starved and purged once or twice, I’d steal alcohol from the cupboards and all things more. My...
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I Am Not Ready to Change, But Have Problems

I have recently had increased anxiety and panic attacks due to being sexually abused. This has triggered me to have disordered eating in order to try to control my situation. I have been experiencing some anorexia and bulimia tendencies. I am now considered underweight by Bmi standards (). I also believe I am experiencing depression. I want the depression and panic attacks to stop without the use of medication, and have considered therapy, but...
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My Dad Won’t Take Me to a Doctor

I’ve taken online tests and I have several matching symptoms to disorders like schizophrenia and bulimia. I’m 14, and my dad refuses to take me to a doctor. He makes fun of people with disorders and says their faking it. He says I’m looking for attention. I’m not saying I have this disorder but I’d like to find out if I do. A. One way to deal with this issue is to speak to...
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