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Casual Observer wrote:
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A couple months ago.
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Thank you. 2020 is the year I beat both fat and alcoholism.

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The only two people here with confirmed eating disorders are 1) the only guy to ever get banned, and 2) the one who... you know, has more pressing mental issues to deal with.
I am insulted by your not recognizing my manorexia (it's in the DSM V)

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The one seven!! Ya did it!

I remember you were worried about going on a trip and eating normal? I hope that your brain can accept this as normal, friendo.
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No, I am unable to adjust to a normal eating schedule. Every 0.1 pound back on the scale enrages me. Sneaking an extra apple feels like a fattening failure. My wife has suggested I'm acting like an anorexic, and though I'm certainly well within (and near the top of) the bounds of what the charts say is "normal" for my height, it's hard to argue.

This has to end somehow. I figured when I hit 200, I'd be the happiest camper in town, ordering double-cheese-pies by the dozen. Then I hit 190, past my original goal, and then 180, WELL past my original goal. This has been an unmitigated success, and I still cannot bring myself to put food into my mouth unless I'm almost forced to.

I don't know how to get out of this.
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I'm buying LIGHT BEER for Christ's sake.

Somebody help.
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We'll save you! I will send you Starburst and pork patty dinners poste haste. Will you eat them?

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At 180lbs, you should be able to maintain that weight with 1,800 calories a day. That's 18 apples a day, buddy! You won the race, you did it! You beat us all. Don't beat us to the grave.
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The Happiness Engine wrote:
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I am insulted by your not recognizing my manorexia (it's in the DSM V)
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I didn't realize you were referring to your weight; I thought you were quoting to him the applicable sections of the DSM V! Then I couldn't figure out why I could not find them.
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The Mayo Clinic website lists physical and behavioral symptoms of anorexia. I don't have any of the physical symptoms, probably because I'm at a normal weight for my height. But let's check the behavioral symptoms for red flags, and I''ll be completely open and honest with you fine folks here, because you deserve that sort of honesty:

Severely restricting food intake through dieting or fasting

Absolutely.

Exercising excessively

Yes, until my knee blew out.

Bingeing and self-induced vomiting to get rid of food, which may include the use of laxatives, enemas, diet aids or herbal products

No bingeing/vomiting, but I have been using laxatives "recreationally", to get things outta there as quickly as possible.

Preoccupation with food, which sometimes includes cooking elaborate meals for others but not eating them

Preoccupied, yes, cooking without eating it, rarely.

Frequently skipping meals or refusing to eat

Of course.

Denial of hunger or making excuses for not eating

Almost constantly.

Eating only a few certain "safe" foods, usually those low in fat and calories

Unless I'm forced to due to social reasons, yes.

Adopting rigid meal or eating rituals, such as spitting food out after chewing

No.

Not wanting to eat in public

No, other than not wanting to go to restaurants because it's hard to find super-low-calorie stuff there.

Lying about how much food has been eaten

Occasionally.

Fear of gaining weight that may include repeated weighing or measuring the body

110%. I'm on the scale multiple times a day, almost every time I pass by it, just to check. I've made a little game out of guessing down to the tenth of a pound where I am at that point in the day, and have gotten pretty good at it.

Frequent checking in the mirror for perceived flaws

Not checking for flaws necessarily, just seeing how things are going.

Complaining about being fat or having parts of the body that are fat

Only "jokingly" when Kathy says I look gaunt and sickly.

Covering up in layers of clothing

Hell no, that's one of the few joys I've taken from this, wearing smaller, lighter clothing.

Flat mood (lack of emotion)

Well, yes, but that's just normal.

Social withdrawal

See above.

Irritability

That's what the nicotine gum is for.

Insomnia

A little bit, but that's what the Benadryl is for.

Reduced interest in sex

Eh.
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I have been using laxatives "recreationally",
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Maintenance Report
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My wife hid the scale, so I'm unable to track it anymore. I still feel the compulsion to check it every few minutes, and have even scoured the house looking for it once or twice (or three times). I know I'm up from my lowest due to the vacation last weekend, and the ensuing week, but not sure how much. I'm guessing five pounds. I still feel dirty when I eat anything.

But simple guidelines must be established for me to get over this psychological torture. Here it is:

I will wear my Ted's of Beverly Hills shirt once per week. As long as I still fit comfortably into size 34 pants, and comfortably into the Ted's of Beverly Hills shirt, I can deal with that. I'm okay with that.

Today is Ted's day. Everything's cozy. Good enough.
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Look at that fat, disgusting ooze-balloon in that avatar. You fat, putrid, greasy, nauseating sack of shit, you. Oooo, I'm so mad.
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I won't be mad if you pick a different one. If you'd like me to upload something let me know. Rick Lemming will hopefully one day be a classic IF character. I'm just glad you can no longer essentially portray him.
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I'm victory-lapping this one, but Jesus Christ, I get "Facebook Memory" photos every day, and I simply do not recognize the man.

Could you tell this was the same person? 2015 vs. 2020:

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What an embarrassment. Though the dude on the left sure looks happier.
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Did you have the cool thin guy glasses when you were a fat guy or did you get them after the weight loss? It's always funny seeing a fat guy in cool thin guy glasses.

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Those are "readers" which my wife bought me this past Christmas as a joke because I was getting old, but then I put them on and realized holy crap I can read things again.

Best/most depressing Christmas gift ever.
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Well, on the bright side they're pretty cool.

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