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MPA is a site dedicated to the support or recovery of those suffering from eating disorders or body dysmorphic disorders. Please be sensitive to this fact when creating an account and contributing to the board.

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Look here for important news or announcements regarding MyProAna.com.

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Community Introductions

If you've just joined be sure to stop by and introduce yourself. Tell us about your current situation, where you're from, your goals.

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General Discussions

General Eating Disorder discussion forum.

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Anorexia Discussions

A place to discuss anything specifically related to Anorexia.

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Bulimia Discussions

Use this forum to discuss anything specific around bulimia.

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BED Discussions

A place to discuss Binge Eating Disorders.

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EDNOS Discussions

This is for discussions related to EDNOS (Eating Disorders Not Otherwise Specified). If your topic is not directly Ana or Mia related, then you should post here.

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Other recognized eating disorders

  1. Rumination Disorder,
  2. Pica Disorder,
  3. Muscle Dysmorphia

Eating disorders not falling under the other forum categories and as recognized by the DSM5

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Starting at a higher BMI

Many of us are starting our weight loss journey at a higher BMI.

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Create your own accountability thread here where you "check-in" daily or weekly with the group and let us know how you did. Sometimes a little peer pressure helps ;)

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Competitions and Challenges

Want to hold a group challenge? This is the place for it.

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Looking to meet someone who can relate to your experiences? Post your requirements here and your location.

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Peer Group Conversations

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  6. Males with ED,
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If your posting is general enough, we encourage posting in a different category, but if you need to specifically target your post to a particular group, this is your forum.

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Media and Art

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Share your own creativity or simply tell the community about a good book or film.

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The Watercooler

Use this forum to talk about any off-topic items you wish, related to pretty much anything.

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The Rant Room

Need to scream? Rant or vent here. Caution: Not for the faint of heart. Rules are more relaxed in this forum.

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The Happy Place

This is the place for HAPPY postings. Anything good in your life, or that you read about, cute pictures etc...anything that could brighten someone's day.

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Please use this forum for games and quizzes.

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ABC Diet

Share your experiences with the ABC diet to help other members of the community.

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2468 Diet

Share your experience with the 2468 diet.

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Fasting and Cleansing

A place to discuss everything around fasting and also "cleansing" or detox diets.

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Member Diets

  1. Skinny Girl Diet,
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Come up with a diet that works for you? Share it with other members of the MyProAna community.

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Commercial Diets

  1. WeightWatchers,
  2. The Atkins diet

Many commercial diets offer a way to reasonable weight loss in a healthy way that does not involve extreme deprivation, and may be suitable for many in our community. Discuss them in this forum.

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Diet Results

Just come off a diet? Share the results with other members of the community.

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Food and Recipes

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Found a new low calorie food? Have a favorite recipe? Share your food and recipes here.

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Vitamins, Supplements and Nutrition

A place to discuss nutrition, from vitamins to supplements to anything related to nutrition.

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Share your favorite exercises and provide reviews of exercise programs. Also ask questions about exercises and general physical training.

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Beauty, Health and Wellness

Discuss hair, skin and makeup advice. Everything related to beauty, health and wellness from fashion to healthy hair!

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Illness or Injury

Discussion of illnesses (such as the Flu) or physical injury (such as a broken leg). Mental illnesses are discussed in a separate forum.

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Self-Injury / Self-Harm

A forum to discuss self-injury/self-harm topics either to share your story or to learn more about it.

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Coping with Abuse

A forum to discuss abuse, whether physical or mental, strategies for coping and general discussions.

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Many silent sufferers of this - a fixation on eating only healthy or "pure" foods, is an eating disorder rooted in food restriction.

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Forum for discussion of LGBTQ matters in general and how they may relate to fitting in with a pro ana lifestyle.

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Discussions related to hospitalization, IP, OP, PHP, treatment and more.

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Recovery from an ED is a strong personal commitment. Share your experience here, seek help for yourself or help others stay strong on their recovery journey.

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Technical Support

Stuck using any feature of this community? Post your thread here and let our staff or other members of the pro ana community help out.

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New Forum Request

Do you think the MyProAna community could benefit from an additional forum or category? Share it with us and we'll get it added.

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Important information regarding various legal or operational aspects and how to get in touch with the site operators.

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