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Posted by: almost anoerexic | 2007/03/12

weird urge to be slim

im sure if i fail to lose weight this time as well im going to commit suicide.thing is i weigh 65 kg but i feel as if im the biggest girl ever! im currently on a weight loss programme i started 4 myself juz 2day im on the verge of almost being anoerexic coz im so desperate to lose weight. i often feel un-sexy when i look in the mirror coz of all the celllulite i see...i weighed 60 last year october and thats why i also feel that ive gained too much weught.i dont want to end up being anoerexic but im really desperate 4 ANYTHING HELP!!!!!!!! IM ONLY 17

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Dear Weird Urge to Be Slim
Please for your own sake get some help immediately because you are exhibiting all the signs of an Eating Disorder (distorted body image, desperate attempts to lose weight, feeling anorexic, etc). Anorexia needs to be treated with a team approach. 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
Go for expert help ASAP.
Best regards
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