- Jun 8, 2019
Oh, also, I’ve done some thinking and I think that my fear of alcohol doesn’t help either. My mind keeps saying that liquid is just too close to alcohol. Logic 101
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Charliedragonfly, lovely to hear you've been having bits of water, if you have a liquidizer add good fruits together and @Zoe1 mentioned a good one water melon and by doing this your putting liquid into yourself but also healthy ones...just an idea but it could help youI’ve been opting for foods like cucumber and soup to keep me hydrated.
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Thank you for checking inHow you been coping since starting the discussion
Have you been to see your GP about your periods, there are treatments.
Have you had any therapy for the eating disorder?
You probably feel dizzy because your dehydrated and have anaemia, the tablets will help you to feel better. Please try to drink more water.
I agree with eating juicy fruits to get water that way. And sip on things. Get a cute fun little cup with a crazy straw or even a sippy if that doesn’t seem too weird for you.Also, does anyone know how not eating enough affects your period? My period app, Flo, has literally given up on me and is unable to predict my periods because for the last month I've just had no period and maybe 3 really random blood clots and spotting appearing for two seconds of the day, as opposed to my usual 3 week long periods with a 42 day cycle...
are you drinking ? nowToday I woke up with absolutely no desire to drink. It's now the evening, my boyfriend has convinced me to have maybe 200mls of water after a day of cycling and walking in the heat. I'm parched, but the thought of drinking scares me so much. I feel like I've eaten too much today and I need to make up for it by not drinking.
I desperately want to drink something, I need to drink something before I faint, and there's absolutely nothing on the internet about this! Does anyone have any advice on how I could convince myself to drink something? I've tried an ice cube but I ended up spitting it back out.
Hello Charliedragonfly, nice to hear you've ventured more with the water...I've got organ involvement on my liver and when needs be I've no choice but to drink water although I hate it but I have noticed it fills me up like food.Thank you for checking in
I've not been coping particularly well but I've been managing to drink maybe 1-2 cups of water a day. My eating feels out of control- although I have anorexia, I also seem to binge to perpetuate any guilty feelings sometimes, if I feel like I've gone over my 'limit'. I've put on maybe 2kg in two days and it just makes me feel awful, especially when I then get praised for it by my boyfriend who so desperately wants me to recover.
My blood results came back and I have iron deficiency anemia. I have tablets that I need to take twice a day but I've thrown a few in the bin already because of my fear of damaging my liver (my uncle went into hospital a few years ago with a damaged liver from alcohol abuse, and his brother died from liver failure for the same reasons) and also because it's like a punishment for eating too much. Today is the dizziest I've ever felt
Sorry I've not been on earlier to try and sorry about the different voices, mine only used to be two and the bad side always won.Thank you for the advice and for the helpful information- I will definitely try my best to use it.
It's worth noting that there are 5 people inside my head as well, they're the ones that keep encouraging me to stop drinking and eating, or else they threaten they will cause me harm if I gain weight. I guess a positive would be that the main voice/person who is in control of me and everyone else encourages me to keep drinking and to take my tablets. I've been managing one a day (meant to be taking 2) which is an improvement from none at all...
I've been forcing myself to drink about two cups of water/diet coke a day.
Thank you again for all the help!