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    I'm having problems with food. I'm a normalish weight and height, not too skinny but not obese either.
    After getting out of hospital, I realised I'd lost about 10kg of weight. I was seriously so slim and I loved my new body. However, over the exam period I gained it all back again.
    Recently, I've noticed that I've been obsessively calorie counting. I have days when I'll hardly eat anything and then other days I binge and eat more than I should. After doing this I hate myself so much and I really don't know why. The other day for lunch at my work placement, I ordered a medium-sized plate of chips. Immediately after that, I felt disgusted with myself and made myself walk back home from where I was as punishment. I would normally take the bus home. I checked the distance I'd walked when I got back and it was over 10 miles.
    It's starting to take over my life. I'll have a good day when I've eaten almost nothing for breakfast, lunch and dinner and then late in the evening I'll binge on cheerios and chocolate digestives. I'll then spend the rest of the evening hating myself.

    What's wrong with me? How can I stop doing this to myself?
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    Sounds like it's linked to depression or anxiety. I'd see the doctor and try and get into a consistent routine whereby you eat the same amount each day and see eating healthily as a positive thing.

    What you can do without help from a GP etc. is to make sure you eat 3 meals at set times - doing this should mean that you're full as well so you won't need to binge.
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    (Original post by Tom78)
    Sounds like it's linked to depression or anxiety. I'd see the doctor and try and get into a consistent routine whereby you eat the same amount each day and see eating healthily as a positive thing.

    What you can do without help from a GP etc. is to make sure you eat 3 meals at set times - doing this should mean that you're full as well so you won't need to binge.
    The problem is that I binge even when I'm full :/

    I'd love to see a doctor about this, but I don't want my mum knowing.
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    The problem is that I binge even when I'm full :/

    I'd love to see a doctor about this, but I don't want my mum knowing.
    The GP's completely anonymous, they have a duty not to tell anyone.
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    The GP's completely anonymous, they have a duty not to tell anyone.
    Right, ok. I think I may go
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