Your bulimia recovery
Tap here to read more about the bulimia recovery program

My online program and private recovery community has helped hundreds of women beat bulimia.
Click here to learn more

Beat bulimia using my online recovery program and private community. Hundreds of women who were just like you have done the same!

Click here to learn more Member Login

My body hurts :(

by Lexi
(Arizona)

I've been bulimic for about 5 or 6 years now, after recovering from anorexia of about 2 years. I'm starting to feel the effects of longterm binging and purging, and it's scaring me to death. I'm dizzy all the time when I stand up, and have chest pains that will literally stop me in my tracks as I just try to wait it out. I'm sick all the time, and my throat hurts in the mornings when I wake up.

I still can't stop though. I throw up 5-15 times a day. I feel like I can't tell any of my friends because they won't like me anymore. They're not superficial, but I just don't think they'll want to be around me. I can't deal with the loneliness, so I just don't tell people about myself.

I feel like an embarrassment. A weak, flabby embarrassment. My parents have been begging me to get help for a couple years now, but I'm so sick of bouncing from counselor to counselor and telling my life story over and over again. On top of all this, I also struggle up and down with an alcohol addiction.

I'm desperate to change, but at the same time, this is normal for me now. Sometimes, I wonder if I'll make it out alive from this battle. I hope so. There's so much left to do. Any and all support is appreciated greatly.

Join in and write your own page! It's easy to do. How? Simply click here to return to bulimic letter.

 

 

Article by Shaye Boddington
Author of your-bulimia-recovery.com
and creator of The Bulimia Recovery Program and Community


The Bulimia Recovery Program