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  1. H

    Do I need help?

    Hi I'm not quite sure how to word this, I'm a little embarrassed as I haven't admitted it to anyone. I'm a healthy size 12 but I hate my body, I absolutely loathe it. Self hatred is something I am dealing with throughout psychiatry and I also suffer from type 2 biploar. But for the past 2 years...
  2. T

    Eating disorders asessment

    I have got an eating disorder assessment for binge eating soon. Any idea what it's like? Xxxeating disorders asessment
  3. D

    People's experience of binge eating

    I have issues with episodes of binge eating. I can have about 3 episodes a week and I completely lose control. I can consume thousands of calories in less than an hour. At lot of the time I can't taste the food or even 'register' what I am doing until it's too late and I can see all the...
  4. L

    Speaking to a doctor?

    Hi thier. This is my first time joining. I am a 31 year old male.. Suffering bulimia on/off for the last few year. Im a little embaressed about it but i know it won't go away itself. I know i need some help I have a booked appointment for 1 weeks time regarding my Bulimia. Im embaressed...
  5. valleygirl

    Going Binge Free For 2018?

    I know for myself I can have all these great plans of no more binges and eating 100% clean, but when I get stressed/depressed/lonely etc. it's almost like I have to binge. The binge brings release from those painful emotions. I get to a point where all I can think about is wanting to binge...
  6. G

    Anxiety about eating

    Eating has become such a chore and a game of restriction. I have had a bad ED for a few years, severe yoyo dieting. Now every time I eat I'm literally never satisfied. Eating is just a tease for me so I try to eat as fast as I can because eating slowly makes it worse. After a two week binge...
  7. valleygirl

    Wanting to Binge

    So I am feeling the urge to binge, and yet, when I start thinking what to binge on, nothing appeals to me. I'm just craving the relief from emotional pain that bingeing gives me, if only temporarily.
  8. P

    Wife has left me after anorexia and binge eating disorders

    Hi Sorry, this might ramble on and I’m new here so please bear with me. I’m having a very difficult time, as my wife, who has suffered with anorexia and Binge eating disorder over the last 20 months, has left me to return to Ireland and I’m at a loss to what to do. Trying to cut this short...
  9. m1ffystar

    I don't know how to change my life

    Hi, I'm new here. I apologise if I'm posting in the wrong section...I didn't really know where this would fit. I'm 24 and have suffered a variety of mental health issues since I was approximately 12 years old. This includes depression, anxiety, eating issues, and attachment/personality...
  10. cpuusage

    The prescription drug for depression that 'drives users to binge on sex, gambling, shopping and food'

    The prescription drug for depression that 'drives users to binge on sex, gambling, shopping and food' http://www.dailymail.co.uk/health/article-4236194/The-drug-makes-binge-sex-gambling-food.html
  11. G

    Feeling sick again.and I don't care enough to stop binge eating

    Hi, I have major binge eating issues and just ate a whole jumbo Swiss roll again, I am an emotional eater and find that comfort eating dulls the pain. How do you begin to control this kind of thing? It just seems to numb the emptiness of everyday life. I think not having anyone to talk to about...
  12. E

    Advice on how to stop grazing/constantly snacking/chewing and spitting?

    Advice on how to stop grazing/constantly snacking/chewing and spitting? Hi everyone, I'm hoping someone might be able to offer me some advice on some behaviours I have had for literally 15 years, and which have gotten much worse recently. I had anorexia at 13, and after I put on weight in...
  13. BorderlineDownunder

    Binge Eating Disorder

    Apparently the most over used Anxiety Medication is food so I'm surprised more people don't identify with this issue. Ive always been a binge eater, in fact I would say it is The Most Consistent and Pronounced Symptom of my life; complex mothering issues. Anyway nowdays I know I am not nearly...
  14. S

    Has anyone else given up alcohol because it makes their bpd worse and doesn't go well with meds?

    Has anyone else given up alcohol because it makes their bpd worse and doesn't go well with meds? I've given up drinking because whenever I drank I'd have a hangover mentally for about a week. And something always effd up when i was drunk. I'd be paranoid, anxious and worrying constantly for a...
  15. E

    2 sides

    Hey guys, looking for advice, last year i had a tiny frame, had an eating disorder and exercise addiction. I also have borderline and narcissistic personality disorder and due to this ended up with a massive cocaine addiction. recently clean from all drugs, woohoo. however have put on weight...
  16. M

    I know its horrid

    I'd like to be a certain weight. I've had problems with this ED on and off. I'm just not happy with myself. My boyfriend is is losing weight, he constantly reminds me. Ugh. Its triggering for me. I've gained weight this year, it makes me sick. I binge eat because of anxiety and depression. I...
  17. A

    Urges to binge and purge

    I have the urge to buy food and binge on it and then purge. I have never had anorexic or bulimic tendencies. I lost weight a while ago but had to. I was medically overweight and told so by a Nurse. It was also very evident to look at me also as i attracted comments in the street and couldn't not...
  18. T

    Food avoidance

    Hi everyone I'm new here so lovely to meet you all. I've had depression for many years mainly due to my childhood. For at least 10yrs now my diet has been atrocious I don't binge but what I do do is stop eating for days or just have a biscuit. I now know it's about control over my life but what...
  19. F

    Will this ever end?

    I've been struggling with binge eating for 3 years, consequently gaining a lot of weight. I eat to procrastinate, to keep me busy when I'm stressed, especially when I go through phases of depression. My depressive phases come and go, especially when it all gets too much; I distance myself from...
  20. S

    Any tips?

    Hi looking for any tips to try to curb my binge eating? Its getting terrible!