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Why stop purging? - July 15th 2010, 01:58 PM

What are your reasons to not being purging?
Mine are
- A promise I made to my friends
- I'm worried about my health
- I want to break the binge-purge cycle
- It didn't make me feel relaxed anymore
- I can't stand the shame


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Re: Why stop purging? - July 15th 2010, 03:36 PM

Good for you, Esther. I'm so proud of you that you can make this list
Mine are:
- it hurts
- the memories are too painful
- i would disappoint my friends
- there are healthier way to lose weight
- my teeth would rot if i continued, and an actress can't have a bad smile
- i need to take a taste of my own medicine and learn to love myself
- i need to set an example for the younger people who look up to me
- i sound like a hypocrite if i chastise other people's EDs and then go and purge
- it's getting harder to hide
- i want to stop before my parents found out

so far i've gone 74 days


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Re: Why stop purging? - July 16th 2010, 04:54 AM

I'm proud of you for starting this list Esther, and your list Anna.

My reason is just that I don't need to purge anymore, I don't have to be perfect. I can be okay without being skinny.


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Re: Why stop purging? - July 16th 2010, 10:47 PM

Because im scared i'll hurt others around me.
And because afterwards i feel really ill.


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Re: Why stop purging? - July 16th 2010, 10:56 PM

-It doesn't help with weight loss
-Self respect
-I was tired of my throat always burning
-I was tired of feeling miserable
-Trying to convince myself I don't hate myself.



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