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General Announcements

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 ED 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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Off Topic Discussions

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

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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

  1. Age 20+,
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  4. Parents with ED,
  5. Pregnancy,
  6. Males with ED,
  7. Minorities

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 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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The person above me deserve... - last post by AHouseToAsh


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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ABC accountability (30/01/17) - last post by Lafayette

2468 Diet

Share your experience with the 2468 diet.

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Low Carb Diets

Discussion of Peleo, Keto and other popular Low Carb Diets.

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What's your carb limit? - last post by miip

Vegetarian/Vegan/Raw Food Diets

Discussions specific to this food category

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Vegans: What do you eat whe... - last post by NatalieN

Member Diets

  1. Skinny Girl Diet,
  2. Mono diet

Come up with a diet that works for you? Share it with other members of the MyProAna community.

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JOIN ME: High Restriction,... - last post by RC2810

Commercial Diets

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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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Fasting and Cleansing

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

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What hour of fast are you o... - last post by Kia Lee

Diet Results

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

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Where on your body do you f... - last post by niallhoran

Food and Recipes

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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