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Please help me



New member
Oct 21, 2019
United Kingdom
Hi there!
For the past five years of my life I have struggled with body image issues that have began to consume me. I have developed a binge eating problem that I just can't get under control. It tends to be triggered by stress and anxiety and I become so detatched from myself and consume many calories in short space of time. It's a strange sensation because its almost as if I become emotionally numb while I'm eating and then all of a sudden, I'll snap out of it and become so disgusted and guilty with myself. I feel as though I need help but I'm totally ashamed of myself and I have no idea of how to tell my mum about my problem. I have spent the majority of my life being overweight/ being bullied for my bodyshape and I decided 2 years ago that I wanted to lose weight and I did but I starved myself to get to my goal. Ever since I have found that my body just isn't functioning normally e.g missing periods, intense muscle cramps etc. I'm going through a particularly stressful time as it's my last year of high school and I feel as though it is triggering my binge eating.

Any help at all would be much appreciated because I feel so alone in this.

Thank you:)


Well-known member
Jul 8, 2019
hi Karagrace welcome to the forum !

I think maybe if you cant talk to your mum
you could reveal the issue to your GP ?

or ask someone at school
if there is a school counsellor

I have issues with food
and the more I keep things to myself
and not talk about it , it gets worse

and doing things I dont like all the time
can make it worse

so I hope you can find someone to confide in
and also keep posting here !