View Poll Results: Have you suffered from an eating disorder?

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  • Yes - Complusive Overeating

    4 22.22%
  • Yes - Anorexia

    7 38.89%
  • Yes - Bulimia

    6 33.33%
  • Yes - Selective Eating Disorder

    4 22.22%
  • Other

    3 16.67%
  • NO

    5 27.78%
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    Default Have you ever struggle with an eating disorder? POLL

    After watching something intresting on ABC, it amazes me how common eating/body image issues are amongst women It's so awful.

    Poll is mutiple choice. I know there are others apart from the well known ones but I don't know all the names so I am putting an 'other' option.

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    argh, obviously the title should say "STRUGGLED"

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    yes, anorexia from the age of 15 to 30 (severely), a few flare ups after that and restrictive eating until i was 38.
    5 hospitalisations and i'm very lucky to be alive

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    Quote Originally Posted by halloweendee View Post
    yes, anorexia from the age of 15 to 30 (severely), a few flare ups after that and restrictive eating until i was 38.
    5 hospitalisations and i'm very lucky to be alive

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    I am not sure if you would call mine an eating disorder (maybe someone here can tell me!)
    But from around age 13-15 I thought I was a lot bigger than I was (looking back on photos I was very skinny. )
    I used to;
    - not eat all day and tell my mum I was too full for dinner (tell her I had a big lunch)
    - same days above and than I would eat heaps and sometimes try to vomit (but i never could)
    - I would 'pretend' to eat while my mum was in the other room by making cutlery noise and dirty a bowl with a drop of icecream
    - went to the doctors for swollen glands and he asked if i was eating and I said yes.
    - once I took prescription diet pills that a friend got from her gp

    For some unknown reason the above eased off once I turned 16/17. It got much better when I met now Dh (I was 17 1/2).
    I am now 32 years old.
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    Quote Originally Posted by singa06 View Post
    I am not sure if you would call mine an eating disorder (maybe someone here can tell me!)
    But from around age 13-15 I though I was a lot bigger than I was (looking back on photos I was very skinny.
    I used to;
    - not eat all day and tell my mum I was too full for dinner (tell her I had a big lunch)
    - same days above and than I would eat heaps and sometimes try to vomit (but i never could)
    - I would 'pretend' to eat while my mum was in the other room by making cutlery noise and dirty a bowl with a drop of icecream
    - went to the doctors for swollen glands and he asked if i was eating and I said yes.
    - once I took prescription diet pills that a friend got from her gp

    For some unknown reason the above eased off once I turned 16/17. It got much better when I met now Dh (17 1/2).


    i'd say that you were at the least borderline anorexic. that is usually how it begins and i'm so glad that the urge passed for you or else you definately would have slipped into it.

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    I agree ^^. Definitely disordered eating.

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    Comfort eating from the age of ten that falls under the definition of binge eating disorder. I am 40 kg's overweight as a result.

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    Hugs guys. It's so hard xoxo

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    Def comfort eating disorder since a child. V depressing so upped our health ins and seeing dietitians beg Aug. At rock bottom now with self esteem as family ridiculed me for last 30 yrs. V unhappy.

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