Jump to content

About MPA

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.


How do you suppress your appetite?

  • Please log in to reply
126 replies to this topic

#41 Guest_vinganca_*

  • Guests

Posted 13 July 2013 - 10:17 AM

i practice (violin). can't eat when my hands are occupied. ;) or if i want to distract myself but not wear out my fingers, i'll go online and practice some ear training; there are like a zillion websites with ear training exercises.


what else...drinking warm/hot water, or green tea. put on some music and stretch/do yoga. search for poetry online. but i'm a nerd, so my ways of distracting myself from food might not appeal to other people. :P 


or i'll do some bullshit busywork that i've been putting off, like paying bills/sending in applications, cleaning my room/doing laundry, etc. i really need distractions right now because i'm on day 1 of a water fast!


sometimes when i'm fasting and have cravings, i'll write a list of everything that i would eat if i allowed myself to give in right now. then i look at the list, which is usually a mile long, and realize that there will never be an end to my wants and so what's the point of giving in this time?

  • this.time.its.for.real likes this

#42 Jeanine


    Advanced Warrior

  • Members
  • PipPipPipPipPip
  • 313 posts
  • LocationThe Netherlands

Posted 13 July 2013 - 10:37 AM

DIET COKE :D or touching my fat body, feeling my fat belly and legs makes me wanna throw up. I hate myself.

  • SugarBaybee likes this

'Will I ever be happy?' he asked me. I shaked my head. 'No.' I answered. 'People like us aren't made to be happy. We can experience seconds, moments of happiness, but we won't be happy like the others. It's destiny. No one can change it.'


#43 Guest_darkness_girl_*

  • Guests

Posted 13 July 2013 - 10:43 AM

I eat when I'm really hungry, but just a little bit, and then drink a lot of water. When I'm little hungry, I just drink water. And look at thinspo or go to myproana, or just go out of house.

#44 Guest_miss-e_*

  • Guests

Posted 13 July 2013 - 11:22 AM

I found coke zero takes my hunger totally away. Especially of a moring, Just one can.

Also coffee... I make mine by filling the cup 3/4 with water and adding maybe 40ml skim/no fat milk. This works too.

Tea is good, but not quite as effective.

Filling up on water is also good for prevetning snacking.

#45 FadeMe



  • Members
  • PipPipPipPip
  • 157 posts
  • LocationUK

Posted 13 July 2013 - 11:39 AM

Diet coke, smoking, and looking at myself in the mirror :blink:

#46 thinthigh



  • Members
  • PipPipPipPip
  • 202 posts
  • LocationUnited States

Posted 13 July 2013 - 11:39 AM

I just distract myself, but if I'm desperate I'll have a spoonful of mustard.

  • ghoulyghoul likes this

SW: 144 lbs

CW: 132 lbs

GW: 120 lbs

#47 skinnyforgood



  • Members
  • PipPip
  • 16 posts

Posted 13 July 2013 - 03:06 PM

I wish I could have a cup of coffee/tea/energy drinks but I usually get shaky and hyper immediately so I cannot when at work. I don't fancy herbal teas so would have a big mug of hot water with a tsp of manuka honey (33 cal I believe). Then I'm okay...at least for a couple hours.
If I'm at home I'd just have a little kip :)

#48 rainbow-unicorn



  • Members
  • PipPip
  • 30 posts

Posted 17 July 2013 - 12:50 PM

I just distract myself, but if I'm desperate I'll have a spoonful of mustard.


Does mustard really help? More than one person mentioned it, I'll totally try it.

#49 gettingskinny92



  • Members
  • PipPip
  • 25 posts

Posted 17 July 2013 - 03:18 PM

I drink a cup of broth or exercise.

Height 5'9

HW: 244

CW: 193

GW1: 180

GW2: 160

GW3: 140

UGW: 120


"Lying to herself, cuz her liquors top shelf"

#50 Guest_Charis_*

  • Guests

Posted 18 July 2013 - 09:45 AM







Looking at Thinspirations

#51 thinlikeaudrey



  • Members
  • PipPipPipPip
  • 199 posts
  • LocationIreland

Posted 18 July 2013 - 09:52 AM

Diet Coke and cigarettes

CW: 125 lbs GW1: 115 lbs GW2: 110 lbs GW3:105 lbs GW4: 100 lbs UGW: 95


#52 DarkThinRedhead



  • Members
  • PipPipPipPip
  • 124 posts
  • LocationCanada

Posted 18 July 2013 - 10:04 AM

coke zero, Coffee, Internet, working out.
Height:5'2HW:110 (BMI-20.1) CW: 95 lbs (BMI-17.4)GW:90 lbs (BMI-16.5)UGW:85 lbs (BMI-15.6)LW-87lbs (BMI-15.9)

#53 redfish


    Advanced Sage

  • Members
  • PipPipPipPipPipPipPipPipPip
  • 1,370 posts
  • Locationfloating in the deep blue sea

Posted 18 July 2013 - 10:07 AM

Coffee during the day, no later than noon, and then chewing gum after. If it gets real bad I just go to bed!

xlittle girl And Boy lost In vogue.jpeg.pagespeed.ic.GK bqqoF2G 1
​And all that glittered was not gold​But we wanted everything​And for it all lost our souls.I'm a heretic<p>

Height 5'3.5"
Weight 100lbs

32-25-33 thighs 18"

#54 Guest_kyaorin_*

  • Guests

Posted 18 July 2013 - 10:30 AM

Netflix, tumblr, Animal Crossing, studying Japanese, water, texting, reading. Anything but eating.

#55 Bibliophile


    Librarian of Sass

  • Super Moderators
  • 16,107 posts
  • LocationThe Library (UK)

Posted 18 July 2013 - 10:32 AM

I really want some ephedrine now. just a few days and I can order more.

For details on the Moderating team, please visit my profile or drop any of us a message.




Those are the voices of my brothers, darling; I love the company of wolves.

#56 Guest_robbyh1_*

  • Guests

Posted 05 August 2013 - 02:12 PM

I just drink lots of teas and zero calorie broth. Eating a teaspoon of mustard helps to.

NOT English mustard I hope! That WILL blow your head off LOL

#57 Guest_NeverTooLate_*

  • Guests

Posted 06 August 2013 - 05:20 AM

Chugging a bottle of water down and getting in the Sauna.

Getting on my massage chair.

Weight Loss Hypnosis.

#58 Guest_deleted_member_*

  • Guests

Posted 06 August 2013 - 05:25 AM

i suppress my appetite by watching "btw eating" videos on youtube. thats enough to make anyone lose their appetite.

#59 Nedua



  • Members
  • PipPipPipPip
  • 163 posts

Posted 10 July 2014 - 03:34 AM

I dance ! :3

  • SugarBaybee likes this

LW : 52 - 114



#60 lonelystoner



  • Members
  • PipPipPipPipPipPipPipPip
  • 1,109 posts

Posted 10 July 2014 - 03:40 AM

i drink a lot of coffee because it makes me kinda nauseous so i don't wanna eat. i also go as long as i can without eating after i wake up because if i eat it'll just make me hungry all day

  • SetMeFree<3 and ghoulyghoul like this


0 user(s) are reading this topic

0 members, 0 guests, 0 anonymous users