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how are you able to eat so little?

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#681 rosey.ana

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Posted 27 February 2021 - 11:16 PM

honestly it does help u lose faster and just makes me feel more valid? if that makes sense
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Posted 27 February 2021 - 11:22 PM

Coffee helps me. I stay between 160- 250 calories a day. A few days ago I had 95 calories. I stay busy.

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Posted 27 February 2021 - 11:25 PM

Question is.. is it consistent? anyone can eat 500 calories or less for one day.. but doing that weeks on end would be very difficult


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Posted 27 February 2021 - 11:31 PM

Hating myself? Lol
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Posted 28 February 2021 - 04:13 AM

Sometimes you get scared to get to a specific number, for me it depends, EDs change a lot over time.
But yeah low-restriction is dumb and we all know that, I used to low-restrict for long periods of time and it fucked up my health and metabolism.

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Posted 28 February 2021 - 04:15 AM

I mean having a mental illness helps. :)
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Posted 28 February 2021 - 04:24 AM

I only restricted that much the days after a binge. Just felt full enough from having had a lot of food prior. Otherwise i cannot function on that low of an intake. Having salt and protein helps me stay as low as possible though. Keeps me full and less likely to pass out

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Posted 14 March 2021 - 05:19 AM

Knowing the confidence boost that I get from completing a long fast helps. Lowering eating frequency to once day to few times a week also helps keep hunger and motivation to eat very low.



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Posted 14 March 2021 - 05:40 AM

When things are bad it's hard to increase it
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Posted 14 March 2021 - 07:04 AM

Keeping the eating frequency and window very small and committing to longer fasts usually helps. I look at energy balance on weekly basis rather than daily basis. I will sate myself on about two large meals per week now and fast. 



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Posted 15 March 2021 - 04:11 AM

Different strokes for different folks. People try stuff and find what works. I just keep busy and try to be left the hell alone, and live off of about 0-500 cals. Some people go all the way up to 1400 a day and live relatively normal lives. I get into shouting matches with my stepdad about my eating habits.

 

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Posted 15 March 2021 - 09:33 PM

i have a nicotine addiction. waste of money and lung health, do not recommend 0/10

 

some people have said it already but high restriction is honestly way more sustainable and consistent, especially if ur working or a student!


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Posted 15 March 2021 - 09:43 PM

I just hate myself a lot. When i feel really bad and want to die, i don't see the point in eaitng. Also, i sleep all day.
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Posted 16 March 2021 - 12:13 AM

EDs aren't logical. If we could all make rational decisions when it comes to what we eat there would be a lot less traffic on this site. 


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Posted 28 April 2021 - 07:07 AM

unfortunately eds are far from logical so even if you know for a fact that eating more calories would still result in weight loss, your brain is like "yea but that wont work for ME" lol


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Posted 28 April 2021 - 08:22 AM

Just telling myself I can eat more tomorrow. Then procrastinating with it, constantly. I don't eat super little, but I've been able to restrict recently and that's how it's been working lol


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Posted 28 April 2021 - 12:07 PM

Caffeine when I’m fatigued/want the sensation of something in my stomach, nicotine for cravings, weed for stomach pain, then back to caffeine again/rinse/repeat.

Its not sustainable or recommended but if I’m always drinking something (0-10cal) or smoking something I don’t think about putting food in my mouth.
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Posted 28 April 2021 - 12:17 PM

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Posted 28 April 2021 - 01:20 PM

My diet consist of

 

Breakfast Not at work

 

3 egg whites 35 cal

1/2 tbs velveeta cheese 16

couple drops Franks red hot sauce

 

(sounds gross but its like a craving)

 

Lunch

fruit and veggies

sometimes a Lite progresso soup of 1/2 - 1 cup 35-70cal

 

snack

1 cup of white cheddar skinny pop  45 cal

 

supper depends on what family wants 



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Posted 28 April 2021 - 01:26 PM

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