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    I have had diagnosed depression, anxiety, self harm and OCD since I was a child. Three years ago my weight got down to 38 kgs which i really didn't notice until I went to the doctor for other reasons.It was just normal for me to not eat much.I was seeing a eating disorder specialist for short period and then stopped seeing them as the idea of being admitted to hospital was being thrown around and I really really didn't want that. For 6 months my weight went up slightly. I then started puking up everything I would eat (i wasn't bingeing just a normal amount of food). I have for the past 3 months being starving (tiny amount every 3 days) and over excercizing. My height is now 166cm and my weight 55.8 with a BMI of around 21. I would like help with my eating but i'm afraid that because of my weight being at a normal level I wont be able to. What is your opinion?
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    please someone help me
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    You sound like you have some eating issues yes, but as you said, doctors may not recognise thi seeing as you're a very healthy weight currently. Try getting your parents and friends to help you by encouraging you to eat. Try eating lots of smaller meals if you struggle with eating lots at one time. So snacking every few hours and then eating small main meals.
    Good Luck, oh, and Merry Christmas, have a good day!
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    Hey, sorry you are having such a hard time. I can't suggest a diagnosis, only a doctor can do that. But if you are worried, please talk to your doctor. They will help, whatever your weight, they don't wait until your weight gets really low to help. Pm me if you want to talk.
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    what do you think my weight would have to be at my height to be underweight?
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    (Original post by JAI!)
    what do you think my weight would have to be at my height to be underweight?

    At your height i'd try to stick around the 50kg mark. Being beneath doesn't make you unhealthy necessarily, i'm just going by what i've always been told (i'm your height and weight)
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    Im looking at losing 18 kgs.
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    (Original post by JAI!)
    Im looking at losing 18 kgs.
    You want to loose 18kg or you are losing 18kg??
    If you loose that much then you really will be underweight, try and focus on why it is that you want to loose weight, there may well be other solutions.
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    didnt eat for three days, no water for one and a half.fainted outside on a 40 degree day. ate something ,threw that up and have been binge drinking since then.
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    You do realize that not eating isn't going to help you at all?

    If you want to lose weight, naturally not eating will make you achieve that. But by doing that you are becoming anorexic. Your metabolism will get slower, and when you start eating again, and will gain all that weight back as well as some extra.
    If you just starve yourself, your body will become accustomed to the low calory intake and will use anything you eat to turn it into fat - so honestly if what you want is to lose weight that is not the method you should use.

    Not only that, but being at a BMI of 21 is a perfectly healthy weight, why would you want to be underweight? Being skinny doesn't really make one more attractive.

    Maybe what you should do is do plenty of exercise and get in shape - which will help losing any weight if you really do have any excess weight (which I doubt), will make you feel more energetic and thus happier about yourself - as well as giving your body some nice definition.

    In any case, you don't want to lose 18 kgs - are you crazy? 56 - 18 = 38 kgs. That weight is not even adequate for someone 20cms beneath your height. At your height I would definitely not go beneath 48 kgs, and even that weight is pushing it on the very light side. I would say, stick to the weight you are and tone up.
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    (Original post by JAI!)
    Im looking at losing 18 kgs.
    I felt sympathy til I read that, you're just a f**king moron.
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    thanks anonymous.this has really made me keen to get help.now every counsellor/ doctor I see will probably think the same as you.great!
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    (Original post by JAI!)
    didnt eat for three days, no water for one and a half.fainted outside on a 40 degree day. ate something ,threw that up and have been binge drinking since then.
    good. keep binge drinking - it has a lot of calories.

    it's got the downside of destroying your liver and making you a bit ataxic but if it's keeping you from dissolving into thin air - waHEY i'm glad i could help :bigsmile:

    seriously i think the help you are looking for is probably outside an online forum full of students, most of which are just as ****ed up as you are tbh
 
 
 
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