6 Non Common Signs of Eating Disorders – Guest post by Jezebel

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Eating disorders are becoming increasingly common these days for people of all ages. For this reason, it is important to be able to identify telltale signs of an eating disorder. What many people do not realize, however, is that there are many indications of eating disorders that are easy to miss. The following article will discuss several signs of an eating disorder that are commonly overlooked.

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Time Can’t Heal Everything (or My Brain is Still Anorexic) – Guest Post by Tara

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Five years since recovering from anorexia, I’d almost forgotten my paralyzing fear of food.

I mean, really, no one ever forgets.  But it had been some time since food had been an inconvenience for me.  Where once I had been unable to eat in public without guarding my food with a steak knife, I could even share a bowl of ice cream with friends.  I no longer wondered what people would think of me, if they thought I deserved to eat those delicious calories, how ugly I’d look with an extra ounce of chocolate-induced fat on my thighs.

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National Eating Disorder Awareness Week – The problem with eating…

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It’s National Eating Disorder Awareness week (26.02.12 – 03.03.12), so I thought I would share my eating issues…

I don’t have a diagnosed eating disorder, although it is quite common for these to go hand in hand with a BPD diagnosis.

But, I do have problems with eating in general.

To be honest, I think that there are probably lots of people that have food issues without it tipping over the edge to become an eating disorder, I guess we are ‘borderline’ eating disordered, lol.

It may even be true to say (without official diagnosis) that what I suffer can be categorised as what is known as ‘Selective Eating Disorder‘.

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