Eating Disorder Question?!
Question: Eating Disorder Question?
Do you think this is a bad idea?
Oh and if I do it once is it still considered Bulimia?
By the way, I've never made myself throw up before. Just saying if there's no other choice I might.
When you do it once you put yourself at an extremely high risk of making it a habit.
I was never a binge eater but was diagnosed with anorexia last year; I at next to nothing and what I did eat I purged immediately. My resting heart rate eventually dropped down to 25 (normal being 60-90), which largely had to do with the purging as well as being severely under weight. When you purge you flush out your electrolytes and it really messes with your heart along with many other parts of your body. I suggest you seek help about your binging problem before you find yourself having to seek help over binging AND purging. Good luck.
If you want to lose your teeth, continue the way you're going. Your teeth enamel will diminish as a result of all that vomit... Fancy that? A skinny, unhealthy, insecure, teeth-less little chick. The price for a slim figure is high isnt it?
How to Change Habits
A habitual comfort eater needs to focus on those times when they usually comfort eat, and decide upon new things to do instead. Here are some examples of new habits:
Go out for a walk – This will increase the distance between the individual and the food, and is also a good form of exercise.
Do some ironing – Not only will this help the waistline, it will also decrease the size of the ironing pile.
Put some music on and have a dance – This helps people relax and takes the emphasis off food.
Telephone or visit a friend – Friends and family always have something to chat about. Just don’t start discussing cake recipes.
So to lose weight people need to remember to get plenty of sleep, and stop comfort eating.
Read more at Suite101: How to Stop Comfort Eating: Health and Wellbeing – Losing Weight http://www.suite101.com/content/how-to-s…
This could be binge eating disorder. You very obviously have an eating disorder of some kind. However to be bulimic you have to vomit at least two times per week over a three month period. And you don't have to vomit; fasting, exercise and abusing things like laxatives and enemas directly after binge eating is still considered purging if it's right after and is not associated with anorexia at all. You can be developing bulimia. But your lack of control over the binging and the fact you can't stop is totally binge eating disorder. Seek help before something like bulimia develops.