Today is not a good a day. I met with my therapist and we got into some touchy areas.

Thanks for returning my message. Today is not a good a day for me. I met with my therapist and we got into some touchy areas. Then I came home, cut myself with a razor blade, ate some pizza then purged, then I took some laxatives. I know a food is good for me,...

If I can begin eating at a calorie level close to normal I may be able to lose weight slowly as I am active.

Thanks, Joanne for a quick and helpful answer. I did check again without estimating activity levels. This seems to be what other answers have been based on. I didn't realize that activity made such a difference. I am quite active, so if I can begin eating at a calorie level that is closer to...

She wants to lose another 20 pounds through excessive exercising and purging.

I wrote you yesterday about a friend. She is 5 feet 4 inches and weighs 100 pounds. As you said she showed signs of bulimia/anorexia. I approached her and used all methods. She even said her doctor was concerned. She refuses help. She wants to lose another 20 pounds through excessive exercising and purging....

I have asthma and need an effective method to lose weight instead of binging / purging.

I have a very complicated tale to tell. Firstly, I'm a 19-year-old male. I have always been a finicky eater and food has always ruled my life. My mother and my younger sister both lost weight very fast by not eating. I did the same. I didn't eat anything for nearly 5 months and when...

I have a personal story to share having dealt with bulimia for several years.

I do not have a question but rather a personal story to share. I myself have dealt with bulimia for several years. I want to let your visitors know they are not alone! For me, my eating disorder began when I was approximately 15 years old. I am now 23. I want to let...

I have an employee who exercises at lunch and after work.

I have an office manager who started working for me less than 3 months ago. Right off the bat, she started taking 1 1/2 to 2-hour lunches so she could run. This is after she worked out in the morning for about 1 to 1 1/2 hours. Then she leaves promptly at 5:55 P.M....

How can I speed up my metabolism without a lot of weight gain?

I am a 28-year-old woman who has anorexia and bulimia. I started these behaviors when I was 16 years old and was recovered until last year. Last December I fell into the terrible anorexic trap again and lost 30 pounds, which only put me at 100 pounds (I'm 5 feet 5 inches). Luckily I...

I am a vegetarian and binge on vegetables.

I am a vegetarian and eat dairy products sparingly. I feel that my diet is generally healthy and I exercise 4 to 5 times a week for about 45 minutes. My problem is that I binge every 2 weeks or so. My binges don't seem to be triggered by emotions or cravings and when...

I have a friend who is bulimic and am looking for advice.

I have a friend who is bulimic and I am looking for some advice. The girl is very skinny, but not too thin yet. She has confided in only me that she is throwing up her meals around once a day to lose weight. She tells me that it's not out of control and...

I have a friend who never eats in school.

I need your advice. I have a friend who is stressed out a lot and she doesn't throw up. But when she is in school, she never eats. When she is at home, she eats and eats and eats, but she won't throw it up. Then she says she is gaining so much weight....

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