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still struggling. - April 17th 2010, 04:39 AM

So i really don't know what is wrong with me.
I feel like i never get hungry. When i do get hungry I'm usually talking to my girlfriend or helping my mom so i just ignore the fact that I'm even hungry. Then i end up going 2ish days without eating anything. I told my mom i would try my best to gain weight. I take vitamins like everyday. I don't think I'm overweight or even fat. When i can eat, i can't eat ALOT. I never eat breakfast as it is, because well I'm just never hungry early in the morning. When i get hungry It's only around like 11-12 at night. I do think i have self image issues. But not with my body. It's mostly because i need braces and i feel like my teeth are so ugly that when people see me i refuse to even open my mouth, or i think they will judge me and not want to talk to me/be my friend.

Regardless i know that:
  • i don't eat enough
  • i am not at my proper weight
  • i don't like the way i look (i even think i look to thin at some points :/)
I know i need to see a doctor, but i can't...
I'm just alone in this right?

..okay. :/ I don't know why i even bother seeking for help. I know that no one will reply.

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Re: still struggling. - April 17th 2010, 05:51 AM

umm i'm gonna reply. . because of how small i'm built and because of my metabolism. i hardly eat. i do eat everyday. but not very much. anyways, a lot of things can make you not get as hungry. depression for example, does take a huge effect on how hungry you get. i advise you to develop a schudule. at which you do eat at certain times. this will train your stomach to be hungry at those certain times. however i still believe that you should go see a doctor. if you can't then follow my advise and see what happens. try it for a week or two. and when you do eat, eat regular portions. and you know what. i would never not be friends with someone because of their teeth. and i'm not the only one.

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Re: still struggling. - April 17th 2010, 08:37 AM

One thing you should know is that you're not alone. You don't have to go through this alone.

And yes, I think it would be a very good idea to see a doctor. I know that can be scary, but it's a really good place to get help. They'll know how best to help you. If you're nervous about going, could you maybe ask somebody to go with you - like your mum or your girlfriend? That can make it less stressful and daunting.

You said you don't know why you seek help - it's because you're a brave and smart person. You know something's not right, and you know you want to get better, so you're strong enough to reach out and ask for help. That's great.

Anyway, take care.

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