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Part 1

--Age: 17

--Gender: female

--How I found my way here: in another community, someone posted a link to information in the memories section about self-diagnosis.

--Questions/comments/concerns: thank goodness for no "thinspiration", "ana", or "mia"! i didn't even know that such words existed until i went searching for eating-disorder support communities, long after i was already diagnosed with one.

Part 2 (disordered members only)

--ED: anorexia nervosa (binge/purge type)... "bulimirexic"

--Diagnosed/Self-diagnosed?: currently self-diagnosed b/ anoretic, previously diagnosed with anorexia-nervosa.

--Questionnaire: satisfying the criteria for anorexia, but also regularly binging/purging/or binging and purging.

[1] Is your bmi less than 17.5? yes
[2] Are you terrified of gaining weight or getting fat? obviously
[3] Does your weight/size/shape influence how you feel about yourself? yes
[4] Have you missed your period for the past three months? yes.. it's back (barely) because i'm on the birth control pill.
[5] Do you eat more food in a binge than most people would eat in the same amount of time? yes
[6] Do you lose control during the binge episode? completely.
[7] Have you binged and compensated (purge/lax/fast/excessive exercise) at least twice a week, every week for three months? yes

_tierney

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