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Anyone else feel like they are too old to be here?


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#181 FatGrandma

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Posted 10 April 2021 - 06:47 PM

Anyone still here? I'm 58 ad looking for a place to belong. Not new to ED at all, first go round was in my 20's, and I was stable for at least 15 years but the last 3 months she's back and I want/need to feel safe. I was hoping this would be the place.

Welcome. We are here, and this forum is very safe. I'm the same age as you. As thinstrument says, the monthly accountability thread is usually fairly active.


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#182 almostthinlizzy

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Posted 10 April 2021 - 09:00 PM

I haven't been on the accountability thread. I feel like I probably should however. 


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#183 thinstrument

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Posted 11 April 2021 - 08:26 AM

It's really a general thread, talk about anything ya want :)


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#184 almostthinlizzy

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Posted 11 April 2021 - 10:36 PM

I know I saw it but how do I find it? I'm so bad at this  :D


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Strength is what I've gained from the madness I've survived.

La conviction, me delivrer du mal.

 

 

 

 

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CW     144143 142  141 140 139 138 137 136 133

GW 1  130

GW 2  120

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#185 thinstrument

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Posted 12 April 2021 - 08:50 AM

It’s a thread in the 40+ forum. Not sure how to direct you bc I don’t know your device but on mine at the upper left I have a Age 40+ button - click that doe all threads in this sub.

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#186 Hello Tiny Kitty

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Posted 26 April 2021 - 03:12 PM

41 and I feel like I don't belong anywhere. One part of me is stuck in my teens/early 20s, I look barely 30, I have no kids, husband, drivers licence... and it sometimes feels uncomfortable and confusing. My worst time with my ED has been in my mid 30s and I should know better... I'm avoiding harmful behaviours and doing quite OK, but not really attempting a full recovery and I don't know if I ever will want to.
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#187 skinebtch

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Posted 27 April 2021 - 12:40 PM

I'm almost 49 which is almost 50. I shouldn't even have an eating disorder. But I guess this is how it goes.


I’m also 49 ( 50 in June)! Augh......so I understand how you feel.

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Posted 27 April 2021 - 12:48 PM

I’d also like to be on the accountability thread. I’ve really felt like I couldn’t ever say my age because of embarrassment. I’ve had EDs my entire life. When you never get help this is what happens, you end up like me, old and looking back on your life realizing how your EDs controlled your entire life, and still are.
I’d love to find a friend, accountability buddy, or just someone to chat with that understands being older and having EDs.
Just thought I’d ask.

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Posted 27 April 2021 - 08:07 PM

I try to skip the more obvious teen posts. It feels weird being older with ED, but I first sought out this website around 2008 when I was 28 and had EDNOS (not official diagnosed) since late grade school I started to obsess about weight. I'm here now because I need help and community. I feel alone.

#190 SamiGirl

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Posted Yesterday, 10:37 PM

Yes, I do. Too old and too fat. I’m 46. And I was 69.7 kg/153.10 lbs two days ago.




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