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#181 Hanna94

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Posted 04 February 2020 - 08:35 AM

Yes!! It’s sooo frustrating!
I have one particular friend who is always watching and commenting about what I eat, I try to avoid her for months now :-/
She seems to hate anorexics, too. Whenever we come across a skinny person she almost always rants about her being anorexic. She doesn’t seem to get that it’s a disease and kind of feels personally attacked by the appearance of others, I don’t know.
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Posted 06 February 2020 - 01:40 AM

I feel you and I hate this with a burning passion. I usually order a drink only or wing some act out. I was lucky with my dates and best friend(had an ed) that we mostly used to just walk A LOT.

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Posted 25 February 2020 - 08:09 PM

I loath this. College-- everything involves eating and drinking.

 

Also off topic but I get a lot of shit for drinking vodka soda's (listen its the lowest cal thing aside from shots which I do not recommend while starving) and all my friends seem to judge me for it?? Like lay off I'm leaving the house leave me alone.


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Posted 25 February 2020 - 08:19 PM

I don't care... Nobody gets in my way
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Posted 25 February 2020 - 08:56 PM

Literally unbearable. I feel guilty for denying any food people try to give me, but I feel guilty if I eat it. It's a lose-lose.
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Posted 02 March 2020 - 11:44 AM

lmao and this is why i don't have friends.

 

but my boyfriend already knows about my ED so ill go on dinner dates with him w/o eating anything


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#187 LittleLexi

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Posted 06 March 2020 - 09:53 AM

I know right, it's ridiculous
But if I don't want to eat or drink anything, I won't

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Posted 20 April 2020 - 12:07 PM

Yes. I hate it SO FRIGGEN MUCH. It's just less stressful to limit my social life lol.

My favourite way to get social interaction in without food is going to art club :) :D
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Posted 14 May 2020 - 07:23 PM

Yes!!! ugh when you want to see your friends but there's food everywhere <<<<<<< I end up avoiding it bc I don't trust myself


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#190 🐾LostInsideMe🐾

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Posted 14 May 2020 - 07:27 PM

Oh my gosh EVERY SINGLE ONE!!!!!


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Posted 14 May 2020 - 08:13 PM

My best friend is obsessed with food and every time we hang out we eat :/

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Posted 14 May 2020 - 09:53 PM

Ugh yes its so frustrating. I'm also a recovering alcoholic... and every social gathering is about food and/or alcohol. 

 

So basically I'm just fucked lol


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Posted 14 May 2020 - 10:25 PM

The reason most of the world is overweight is the answer to this question. Friggin Normies Just don’t care enough
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Posted 14 May 2020 - 10:30 PM

I tell them l won’t eat this Nd that bc lm on a diet and they ll get mad at me.

I tell them lm vegan and they praise me for not eating

Guys, just tell ppl ur vegan and they will stop bother you bc you have the moral high ground. This is sad. Ppl should leave ppl alone on their food PERIOD

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Posted 14 May 2020 - 10:46 PM

Over time I just started to feel no shame or awkwardness ordering a pot of tea instead, not just in restaurants, I’ll do it in a bar. I’ll have what I want thanks. I’ll just say if you want to eat please don’t mind me, I’ll start with tea for now and I’ll see later if I’m in the mood for something else (which I won’t be).
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Posted 14 May 2020 - 11:29 PM

I feel this so hard.

 

I read this book about analyzing literature and there was a whole chapter about eating scenes and they described it as such a communal thing between people that are usually meant to be pleasant (which is what made these scenes important in books/movies/shows). I guess that's the best explanation as to why most social gatherings revolve food?

 

Still hate it tho lol



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Posted 14 May 2020 - 11:41 PM

I was thinking about this too, because quarantine got me feeling lonely and like I actually want to try dating seriously and making new friends once this all ends. I’m talking to a few people right now and I can’t help but to think that eventually I’m going to have to go for a meal with them. You can only go so many times hanging out without food involved..

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Posted 15 May 2020 - 08:48 AM

This literally drives me insane!!! Especially when most people complain when you ask to go some place healthy OR you just decided to not eat and they complain about that too like i wanna hang out without having to eat smh


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Posted 15 May 2020 - 11:01 AM

Yes!! I can understand others wanting food after a busy day of plans but don't plan the the hangout around food!
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Posted 15 May 2020 - 11:06 AM

ALL.THE.TIME!!🤯

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