CiNDERELLA

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I've created a new community called ed_sorority. It is a community to support people with eating disorders. Open membership & hopefully lots of new members. Feel free to join =) !

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Newbie

I just found this community, and even though I can see it's not the worlds most active community, I naturally love the .. dare I say, concept.

I've been bulimic and anorexic for almost a year now, and it has become such a big part of me that I'm honestly afraid of eating, and everytime I eat I purge; if I want to or not. My parents know nothing about this, and I'd like to keep it that way. It's my body and I want to be in control of it. No one's going to tell me I can't be pretty if I want to.

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I am so pissed at myself.



My mother made a comment about my weight and I blew up. I absolutely went HYSTERICAL. I ended up screaming and thrashing and I don't even know what. I've never, ever in my life done that.


And then I said it.


"Mom, I'm sick."


She continued to tell me I wasn't sick; but I insisted I was.


The reason I'm pissed at myself is because I couldn't force myself to say:


"Mom, I'm severely bullimic ... "


I couldn't get it out. I TRIED to tell her and get help that way. I was too weak. I still am. The best I can hope for now is all the exercise, restricting, (diet) pill popping, and vomitting is somehow going to get me to my goal.




All I can say is I've never wanted something so badly in my life; and I won't stop until I have it.

pro-ED site study

Dear Website Maintainer:

Pro-eating disorder websites are discussed frequently in the media, yet little is known about the reasons men and women use these sites, or the effects that this usage may have on their physical or mental health. Do these websites truly cause people to develop eating disorders? Or do they simply provide support for people who already struggle with disordered eating? Does the answer lie somewhere in between?

We are a group of researchers and specialists in eating disorders at Stanford University, working to learn more about the impact of disordered eating on health, and how the internet may mediate these effects. We have been researching the use of these websites in our patients since 2004, and wish to hear directly from the online community. We have put together an anonymous survey to assess website usage, reasons for use, health history, disordered eating behaviors and quality of life. Through this questionnaire, we hope to understand more about the health and motivations of pro-eating disorder website users in an unbiased way.

As you know, your website is highly frequented. We are hoping that you would be willing to post a link to our survey from your website. Your cooperation is critical if we are to better understand the reasons for using websites like yours. All participants must be over 18 years of age and read a consent form before participating in the survey. This study was approved by the Stanford University Panel on Medical Research in Human Subjects.

ALL INFORMATION WILL REMAIN ANONYMOUS.
WE ARE NOT TRYING TO SHUT DOWN YOUR WEBSITE.
YOUR WEBSITE WILL NOT BE DISCLOSED TO THE PUBLIC.

If you are willing to participate, please post the following introductory sentence and link to your website:
"Stanford researchers are interested in learning more about you, your health, and why you use this website. If you are 18 years old or older, please take 30-40 minutes to fill out an anonymous, online questionnaire to help shed light on why people join pro-eating disorder communities. Your anonymity will be ensured and your responses will help us learn more about these sites, in an unbiased way, from users themselves. Just go to: http://adolescent.stanford.edu/eatingdisorders/ then click on "subject 18 years or older" and follow the directions."

Thank you for your time- we greatly appreciate your consideration and cooperation. We are happy to share the results of our survey with you when they are published. Feel free to contact us with questions at proana.study@gmail.com.
Sincerely,
Rebecka Peebles M.D.
Iris Litt, M.D.
Jenny Wilson, B.A.

Division of Adolescent Medicine
Stanford University School of Medicine
veggie

hey hey hey

HEY!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
My friends and i are on this pill called "Lipo 6".....Anyone know about it? Has it worked for anyone??? 
My friend lost 20 pounds in a month.....anyone else heard of this?

peace
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