Our expert says:
From what you say, I think that you have not yet recovered mentally from your eating disorder - you are still displaying all the classical symptoms: 1) You think you are fat when you are probably underweight, 2) You feel guilty about eating, 3) You want to be "scared of not being scared of food", 4) You do exercise twice a day. These are all symptoms of anorexia! So if you were assisted by a dietitian or clinical psychologist to get over your bulimia, Please go back to these consultant for help to overcome this new eating disorder. If you did not have professional help, then go for some now otherwise you will Never get back to eating normally and accepting your body image. Please consult a clinical psychologist (they are listed in the Yellow Pages under 'Psychologists' or you can ask your gp to refer you), to help you work out what underlying psychological problems are driving you to self-destruct and to learn most positive ways of dealing with these problems. You should also consult a clinical dietitian to assist you to get back to eating normally again. Visit the Association for Dietetics in SA Website at: www.adsa.org.za and click on "Find a Dietitian" to find a dietitian in your area. If you are in Gauteng then it may help to contact Tara Hospital as they have an Eating Disorder clinic (phone (011) 783-2010. In Cape Town and environs you can contact the Kenilworth Clinic (021) 797-1400 and in KwaZulu Natal there is Riverview Manor (033) 701-1911, or contact them on: www.riverviewmanor.co.za
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