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....

I told my parents about my bulimia. What can I do to make them understand?

I am 18 and I have been bulimic for the past 2 years. I just recently told my parents about my condition. They seemed concerned and said they would try to find me help. Lately, anytime I bring the subject up my parents ignore me or act like I am a hypochondriac. I know...

You said that vomiting does not work for weight control then why do I gain weight during recovery?

Hi, I'm a 22 year old bulimic. I appreciate your site and have read a lot of the info on eating disorders. I've alternated between anorexia and bulimia (mostly bulimia) for 6 years. My questions are regarding recovery. You said that vomiting does not work for weight control, then why do I always gain weight...

I have a female friend who weighs between 100 to 105 pounds

Here is my question: I have a female friend who is 16 years old. She weighs between 100 to 105 pounds. Also, she is 5 feet 4 inches tall. She is doing several things. First, she went on a water diet and lost about 10 pounds. Then, she tried diet pills, once almost overdosed. Then,...

My girlfriend is bulimic and do not know how to approach this problem.

Hi. My beloved girlfriend is bulimic. Although I am studying to be a clinical psychologist, I am unable to assist her with her problem. I do not know how to approach this problem and things are getting worse all the time. She can barely eat now and she is already showing signs of kidney...

Do you know of any specialists who work with bulimics?

My girlfriend was bulimic for several months. She used laxatives. It is now 2 or 3 years later and she is having stomach problems. She is lactose intolerant, which may complicate the matter. Last May she became severely constipated, which was extremely painful. After seeing a gastroenterologist for several months there was no solution...

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...

What is bulimia? Is it the same as anorexia? Can a person have both?

What is bulimia? Is it the same as anorexia? Can a person have both? Bulimia is characterized by binge eating, which is eating a lot of food in a short period of time (usually less than two hours). Ninety percent of the time, a person with bulimia follows this with vomiting to rid herself/himself of...

Where can I find a dietitian who works with bulimia?

Where can I find a dietitian who works with bulimia? The Behavioral Health Nutrition dietetic practice group of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics specializes in working with patients who have eating disorders. You can find a dietitian at the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics. Include your zip code or city/state and the type of...

I am a recovering bulimic and am in fear of how my diet affects my life.

I was surfing the net trying to find all the info I could find on hypoglycemia. I am a recovering bulimic. Both my parents are alcoholics. My father is a "rageaholic". I think this stems from a sugar disorder. I am also in recovery for money issues. I am debt free, but I still use...