big_momma_b (big_momma_b) wrote in ed_ucate,


Part 1

--Age: 24

--Gender: Female

--How I found my way here: through another community, purgatorium

--Questions/comments/concerns: non at the moment, just wanted to introduce myself

Part 2 (disordered members only)

--ED: purging anorexic, bulimarexia , bulimic...i'm not really sure anymore.

--Diagnosed/Self-diagnosed?: i attempt to self-diagnose...i've not yet sought treatment

--Questionnaire: i included both the anorexia and bulimia questionnaires

Anorexia Nervosa

[1a] Is your bmi less than 17.5? Yes, 15.8/9
[1b] If your bmi is over 17.5, have you been medically diagnosed with anorexia nervosa at your current weight? n/a
[2] Are you terrified of gaining weight or getting fat? Yes, deathly terrified
[3] Does your weight/size/shape influence how you feel about yourself? Absolutely
[4] Have you lost your period for at least three months? I'm currently on oral contraceptives...I belive that is what keeps me menstruating.

[5a] Restricting types only: While you have been anorexic, have you restricted without episodes of binging? Yes, for about three months
[5b] Binging/Purging types only: While you have been anorexic, have you had recurring episodes where you have binged or purged? Yes, for the past six months at least.

Bulimia Nervosa

[1] Do you eat more food in a binge than most people would eat in the same amount of time? Yes
[2] Do you lose control during the binge episode? I usually plan my binges and binge w/o the loss of control.
[3] Have you binged and compensated (purge/lax/fast/excessive exercise) at least twice a week for three months? I have binged/purged at least 3-5 times daily for the four months.
[4] Is your self-worth based on how you look or weigh? Absolutely


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