Is It Controlling Your Life?
Do you suspect that you have Anorexia? Do you try to fool yourself and everyone around you about your eating? Only you know what's hiding deep inside: pain, fear, ....
You used to be Goldilocks: not too skinny, not too fat, just right. Yet lately, you feel out of control. Now you are here, looking for answers. Hoping that there is a way to put the gene back in the bottle.
What is It?
It is a skill you have learned.
There are several parts to this skill.
You have to create the proper mental state which supports:
- Starving yourself
- Believing your are fat
- Being obsessed with every gram of fat
- Counting every calorie
Remember when you learned to drive a car? It was a complicated task needing much attention. Now you do it without much thought.
"Right now" makes sense because we look to the past for explanations and help in knowing what to do, like how to drive a car or deal with emotions. Often this happens so fast, we are not aware of it.
How do you create this problem? You learned the skill and you practiced it. And you are good at seeing the world in a way that justifies applying this skill, which must temporarily hide your emotional pain.
Anorexia is a skill that can be used to create a problem. How do you know if you create anorexia? Traditionally, you are asked to see, if any of the following symptoms are present. Not all individuals will experience them all.
- Body Weight 15% below normal weight
- Loss of menstrula periods (3+)
- Refusal/Dislike of eating, esp. in public
- Fear of Being Fat
- General Anxiety
- Dry Skin and brittle nails
- Shortness of Breath
- Obsession about calorie intake
Here at help-for-eating-disorders.com we have only one question: "How you know that you have it." Asking "how do you know" gives valuable information about how you (internally) create the problem. Asking why does not.
Can you Beat Anorexia?
Absolutely. Now that you know what it really is, you can easily change it. All problems start with our perception/interpretation of the situation. Our perception is based on our past experiences. Release the pain of your past and your perception will change, naturally.
my special report on emotional eating to learn more.
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