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#1 vitamingurl

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Posted 28 October 2016 - 02:29 PM

I love knowing there are other "professionals" out there struggling with ED but still trying to live a normal day-to-day life. Let's share!

 

I'm 30 and a full-time teacher. 


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Posted 28 October 2016 - 02:33 PM

I love knowing there are other "professionals" out there struggling with ED but still trying to live a normal day-to-day life. Let's share!

 

I'm 30 and a full-time teacher. 

 

I'm 35 and a full-time teacher too! It's friggin' exhausting, and everyone LOOKS at me all day. I'm a high school teacher, so the kids are actually aware enough to comment on my appearance as well. Not the best environment for someone with an ED.


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Posted 28 October 2016 - 02:36 PM

Not a professional here. That must be really hard, though :/

 

I'm 35 and a full-time teacher too! It's friggin' exhausting, and everyone LOOKS at me all day. I'm a high school teacher, so the kids are actually aware enough to comment on my appearance as well. Not the best environment for someone with an ED.



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Posted 28 October 2016 - 02:50 PM

I'm working 30h/week and studying "full-time" .... actually I'm proud of that. 

 

can't study when I'm full and at work we dont go to dinner together, so nobody notices, whereas I have been eating a lot during the last few months, even had to buy a new jeans. :o So, Semester started, lets be restrictive again :D


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Posted 28 October 2016 - 03:19 PM

I work as a personal support worker, I think the US title in CNA
One job I have is looking after the elderly and disabled at a nursing home and the other job I have is at a man's home assisting him with day to day life (he is paralysed)
Very difficult, emotional work, but I love it. It pays better in canada than in the US so I am able to work 3 or four days a week, which for my mental health is crucial. I like too that I am moving and burning calories all day long
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#6 WhatsToLose

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Posted 28 October 2016 - 04:11 PM

52 and an IT liaison. I have an accounting and finance background and work as the middle person between the business users and IT technical people doing things like testing, training, documentation, user problem resolution in corporate America. Hate the politics but I like the area I work in. I just wish a full time permanent job would land in my lap rather than the consulting I'm doing right now but I'm at the same company for almost 3 years now. But it works for now. It gives me the flexibility when I'm having bad days.


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Posted 28 October 2016 - 07:51 PM

39, restaurant manager, adjunct college lecturer.
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Posted 28 October 2016 - 08:36 PM

33 (34 by December) and I work for the financial department at a supermarket chain. For now

"I'm tired of feeling like I'm fucking crazy
I'm tired of driving 'til I see stars in my eyes
It's all I've got to keep myself sane, baby
So I just ride, I just ride"

                                                                       "Stuck between the do or die, I feel emaciated

                                                              Hard to breathe I try and try, I'll get asphyxiated
                                                          Swinging from the tallest height, with nothing left to hold on to

                                                                       Every sky is blue, but not for me and you"


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Posted 28 October 2016 - 08:48 PM

30, freelance graphic designer


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Posted 28 October 2016 - 09:43 PM

Being a punching bag for the mental health feild.
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Posted 28 October 2016 - 10:52 PM

32 and work as quality safety and environmental officer for civil construction company. I'm the only female, surrounded by men makes me very self conscious and judged when I eat. Already had comments by an idiot I work with stating I was always eating when he saw me. Such an arsehole, he always used to see me at lunch, isn't that what people do at lunch? Idiots
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Posted 30 October 2016 - 10:44 AM

I'm (almost) 30 and work as a claims adjuster for a large insurance company.


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Posted 30 October 2016 - 11:02 AM

32, and I work in a large corporation, current role marketing manager.

In theory i like my job but my ed has made it near impossible for me to do so :(

you can get through it. 


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Posted 30 October 2016 - 12:16 PM

I'll be 35 soon and have a professional grown up adult job. Where I transferred to is a place obsessed with food and I am growing resentful of it and people have started ti ask "did you eat?" Because no, I don't eat all that garbage in front of people, sorry. It is one of the motivators to try and transfer to another department. Stupid, I know.

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Posted 30 October 2016 - 02:25 PM

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Who wants to be my buddy for support. I am on Myfitnesspal scared to put name down so I dont get removed from mfp. But I need support buddies.


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Posted 30 October 2016 - 04:51 PM

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Posted 31 October 2016 - 09:48 AM

I'm (almost) 30 and work as a claims adjuster for a large insurance company.


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Posted 31 October 2016 - 09:06 PM

Non-profit admin and grants manager for a primarily federally funded child and family development program. The low pay but high demands and outdated practices have me back in this place (the ED) after taking a month leave for intensive day treatment. I am in so much internal turmoil right now about the shame I will feel if I leave and the anxiety and depression this is causing every day. I just want to be happy, but it seems impossible without feeling like I'm not doing enough.
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Posted 01 November 2016 - 09:19 PM

I just turned thirty in September and I work accounts receivable... I hate my co-workers and it's mutual; has been since day one. On a typical day, we literally do not speak to each other. Strangely enough, part of this relationship is because of food. They order lunch every day and load up on disgustingly fatty foods every single day; I opt out o that the majority of the time, so they've isolated me for being "stuck up" and "arrogant" over my food choices.
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#20 gettingskinnyagain33

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Posted 01 November 2016 - 09:26 PM

I'm 33 I am a correcrional officer I have gained a lot of weight due to binge eating I am a recovering restrictive balimic had it all through high school got well married had a baby child is five now . I am working towerds bachloers should be finished by spring I am dieting and exercising I stay away from bad foods now just trying to continue to be healthy and loose the 27 pounds I packed on from binge eating feeling better today due to right food choices and staying active
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