defectivedog (defectivedog) wrote in ed_ucate,

Part 1

--Age: 20

--Gender: Female

--How I found my way here: LJ interest search, I believe.


Part 2 (disordered members only)

--ED: I don't want to diagnose myself. I lean towards EDNOS because, while it's 'binging' to me, I'm fairly certain the amounts I eat aren't technically binging.

--Diagnosed/Self-diagnosed?: Undiagnosed


‡ Eating Disorder Not Otherwise Specified

Please indicate which eating disorder criteria you DO have (not just "food issues"):

[_] binging (more than ~800 calories per sitting)
[_] purging (vomit, laxative, diuretic, enema) after binging
[x] purging (vomit, laxative, diuretic, enema) without binging
[_] excessively exercising after eating
[_] chewing and spitting
[_] obsession with "pure" food
[_] terror of gaining weight
[x] self-worth based on looks or weight
[x] I answered the question below

What do you feel is the difference between your attitudes/behaviors and those of someone who has normal insecurities about her body?

I'm fairly certain that most people with normal insecurites about their bodies don't engage in daily purging. Eating anything - even fresh foods, vegetables, etc. - makes me feel disgusting and horrible, as well as guilty.


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