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Board: Eating Disorder Recovery 12-06-2006, 09:28 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,177
Posted By Dance4jc
Re: Bulimirexia

I was wondering the same thing as Presson. What does the label mean to you? Does it really matter what a "label" says? Focus on yourself and getting the help you need and don't worry about a...
Board: Eating Disorder Recovery 11-25-2006, 08:06 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 487
Posted By Dance4jc
Re: adivce need pls!

Any behavior that has a negative effect on your life is something you should be concerned about. I don't think you need to lable yourself with an eating disorder, but I would sugguest talking to a...
Board: Eating Disorder Recovery 11-25-2006, 11:12 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,354
Posted By Dance4jc
Re: Still anorexic?

I am curious if it really matters all that much what your "struggle" is labled. Do you feel like you are a better person if you are an anorexic and not a bulimic or binge eater? Lables are just...
Board: Eating Disorder Recovery 11-25-2006, 11:03 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 573
Posted By Dance4jc
Re: Drugs and Eating Disorders

I abused laxitives and totally screwed my system. Bad stuff man. Don't do it.
Board: Eating Disorder Recovery 10-28-2006, 09:09 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 529
Posted By Dance4jc
Re: Desperate to start cutting back

It sounds like your ED is running rampant in your mind. If you have a therapist talk with him or her. It is normal, yet not comfortable, to be having all those thoughts running through your head. I...
Board: Eating Disorder Recovery 05-08-2006, 10:04 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 530
Posted By Dance4jc
Re: need help figuring it out...

Joni,
I loved your post. I love that scripture "perfect loves cast out fear" God's love is ALWAYS perfect so to know that He can and will drive out my fears is such a blessing. I know I just...
Board: Eating Disorder Recovery 05-07-2006, 01:24 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 377
Posted By Dance4jc
Re: changing therapists?

Tell her the truth. I have done that a couple of times. You will get certain things from certain therapists. It is your recovery and your money. If she/he is a healthy therapist then it will all...
Board: Eating Disorder Recovery 05-07-2006, 01:19 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 439
Posted By Dance4jc
Re: does anyone know???????

I hope you will also consider seeking treatment. Your ED can be stopped. You can learn to live without purging. The choice is up to you. Take care of yourself.
Board: Eating Disorder Recovery 05-07-2006, 01:16 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 711
Posted By Dance4jc
Re: Second day of recovery...

Congratulations on the one day. Keep in front of you the fact that recovery is a JOURNEY with hills and valleys. If you keep callling on God He will be faithful, even when the enemy tells you He is...
Board: Eating Disorder Recovery 05-07-2006, 01:08 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 530
Posted By Dance4jc
Re: need help figuring it out...

This is going to sound simple, but I know it is not. You have to decide what is more important, starving yourself OR getting to experience life. And if you choose experiencing life, then you need to...
Board: Eating Disorder Recovery 03-29-2006, 08:08 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,727
Posted By Dance4jc
Re: Too old for this?!

I am glad my words were of some encouragement. I keep telling God I can get through this with His help, but I need it to be for something. I have already seen huge changes in me, but I have also...
Board: Mental Health 03-24-2006, 02:50 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 13,780
Posted By Dance4jc
Re: reality + feeling distant

It sounds to me like you disassociate. Disassociation is real and it is usually sparked by some sort of anxiety or stress. You may want to talk to your doctor about it.
Board: Anxiety 03-24-2006, 02:45 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 4,425
Posted By Dance4jc
Re: Question about Xanax (Alprazolam) dosage

I was perscribed 1 mg pills and I take them during the day if my anxiety is not subsiding after an hour or so. I have even taken 2 mg at times, but that high dose did make me tired. The max dosage...
Board: Eating Disorder Recovery 03-24-2006, 02:33 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 411
Posted By Dance4jc
Re: losing the shame

Good for you Mandabear! It is wonderful that you feel confident enough to share with your family.

You are correct, having an ED is nothing to be ashamed of. I do caution you though to still...
Board: Eating Disorder Recovery 03-24-2006, 02:28 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 373
Posted By Dance4jc
Aurora

I was glad to see you are still on the boards and continuing your journey. I went back into a partial hospital program last Nov/Dec. I sort of needed a tune up and to deal with one long lingering...
Board: Eating Disorder Recovery 03-24-2006, 02:20 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,238
Posted By Dance4jc
Re: I Have To Stop!

I honestly don't know if you have an eating disorder or have found yourself in a disordered eating pattern for the past few weeks. Only a doctor or therapist can accurately diagnosis you.

As...
Board: Family & Friends of the Mentally Ill 03-24-2006, 10:13 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 849
Posted By Dance4jc
Re: What can I do to help my daughter inlaw?

If you look around you can usually find some therapists who work on a sliding scale of payment. If your daughter in law really is bulimic, then insurance or not, she needs to get help.

Eating...
Board: Eating Disorder Recovery 03-24-2006, 10:04 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,727
Posted By Dance4jc
Re: Too old for this?!

Hi IMT,
Well, being in the mental health field you probably already know this, but I will say it anyway. An ED is not about the food and weight soley. If you are still struggling this hard, then...
Board: Eating Disorder Recovery 03-24-2006, 09:47 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,542
Posted By Dance4jc
Re: helpful/interesting therapy assignments?

What type of assignments are you looking for? What is unique to me might not be so for you. I have been given art assignments, assignments to do timelines, letter writing assignments. All sorts of...
Board: Eating Disorder Recovery 04-09-2005, 08:38 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 495
Posted By Dance4jc
Re: What to say to therapist?

My advice is be as honest as you can. When I see my therapist there are days I don't want to be there, so I tell her."I don't want to be here today" there are days I tell her "I don't really want to...
Board: Eating Disorder Recovery 03-12-2005, 11:12 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,335
Posted By Dance4jc
Re: Am I bulimic?

Hey Dana,
You said you were on a 1 month waiting list till treatment and wondered what you should do until then, I would suggest you see your Doctor and begin to see a therapist. It can be...
Board: Eating Disorder Recovery 03-12-2005, 10:59 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 580
Posted By Dance4jc
Re: General advice, not sure about my "ED"

ED are often much more than about food. Your obsession with calories and fat grams seems to be ruling your life. That in my book says you have a problem with food. I honestly suggest seeing your...
Board: Eating Disorder Recovery 03-12-2005, 10:54 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,762
Posted By Dance4jc
Re: Are ED treatment centers triggering?

As far as treatment facilities being triggering, a lot depends on where you are in your recovery. By this I mean, do you want to get better, or at least want to want to get better? Your mindset can...
Board: Eating Disorder Recovery 03-09-2005, 09:44 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 948
Posted By Dance4jc
Re: Looking for advice....

Fallen,
It can be scary, but it sounds like you are probably not able to make the best decisions for yourself right now. I would listen to your psychatrist and believe he has your best in mind.
...
Board: Eating Disorder Recovery 03-09-2005, 09:27 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 800
Posted By Dance4jc
Re: grrr

Sometimes after you have been restricting and purging and then go back to eating, you feel hungry all the time and eat like there is no tomorrow. Part of it is physical and part of it is mental. ...
Board: Eating Disorder Recovery 03-09-2005, 09:19 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 968
Posted By Dance4jc
Re: Nervous about 1st therapy session.....

As far as your first session, it is usually much like a first doctor's appointment. I mean the therapist will ask you a bunch of questions, but don't go in there believing that you are going to do...
Board: Eating Disorder Recovery 02-09-2005, 08:03 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,651
Posted By Dance4jc
Re: Everyone just keeps screaming!!! Can someone please help

Crying Skies -
I hope you will consider going into an inpatient program, or at least an intensive outpatient one. You are right that you can not just stop the behavior of restricting. When you go...
Board: Eating Disorder Recovery 02-09-2005, 07:48 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 725
Posted By Dance4jc
Re: Lost/Confused, please help

Well, you already know this, but 1400 calories a day is not enough. This is especially true when you are in your adolescent years. Starving yourself now will have permanent consequences for your...
Board: Eating Disorder Recovery 01-15-2005, 02:04 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 636
Posted By Dance4jc
Re: does counselling really help?

Yes, therapy does work if you work it. By this I mean there is a lot involved with talking with a therapist. You will have to be honest with them and yourself, which is often very difficult. You...
Board: Eating Disorder Recovery 01-14-2005, 04:03 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 656
Posted By Dance4jc
Re: any advice...please!!!!!

You may want to consider a treatment program. It is next to impossible to stop on your own. You need the help of a therapist, doctor, dietican and friends/family.

Please care about yourself...
Board: Eating Disorder Recovery 01-14-2005, 03:59 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 785
Posted By Dance4jc
Re: concerned mother

whether you understand or not, I encourage you to still deal with it. Dancers are at high risk for EDs. I was a dancer as well. Please talk to her and get her some help.
Board: Eating Disorder Recovery 01-13-2005, 07:27 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 785
Posted By Dance4jc
Re: concerned mother

From what you have described it sounds like your daughter is binge eating. She seems from her weight to be trim, if you don't think she is vomiting, she could be purging in other ways, like over...
Board: Eating Disorder Recovery 01-12-2005, 04:07 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 863
Posted By Dance4jc
Re: Advice needed...

From what you described about your thoughts of yourself and your behaviors you do have many signs of someone with an Eating Disorder. I don't think your friends and Family are just saying you're,...
Board: Eating Disorder Recovery 01-10-2005, 08:29 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 559
Posted By Dance4jc
Re: ugh! i can't stop!

Sammy,
You can not beat this only talking to a counselor about it once a month. You need more care than that. You will not get better with out some serious help.

Do your parents know about...
Board: Eating Disorder Recovery 01-10-2005, 08:21 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 508
Posted By Dance4jc
Re: i need some advice

My opinion differs a bit from the others. I don't know your cousins age, but if she is under 18 you should tell her parents. She may be angry with you for a while, but eating disorders are not...
Board: Eating Disorder Recovery 01-10-2005, 07:51 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,301
Posted By Dance4jc
Re: SSRI's weight gain (ZOLOFT) and how to loose strabge weight gained?

Zoloft works differently for different people. I never gained weight while I was on it. There may be many reasons for your weight gain, one of which could be your metabalism slowing to nothing if...
Board: Eating Disorder Recovery 10-30-2004, 08:24 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 626
Posted By Dance4jc
Re: Eating disordered and wanting support

Jenza,
Your best bet is to find a therapist in your area to talk with. I know it sounds scary, but if you find a therapist who is a good fit (one you feel comfortable with) you can deal with this...
Board: Eating Disorder Recovery 10-30-2004, 08:18 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,849
Posted By Dance4jc
Re: missing periods. i want to be NORMAL

LLR,
There are two parts to an ED. The actual behavior, restricting/purging/binging and the mental part. Even if you get to a healthy weight and seem to not be acting out the behaviors, you will...
Board: Eating Disorder Recovery 10-30-2004, 08:11 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 483
Posted By Dance4jc
Re: venting

Start with your Doctor, they can usually recommend places to get help. Also if you have insurance that is a great resource. Getting help is a process and expensive. Have your aunt help you so she...
Board: Eating Disorder Recovery 10-14-2004, 12:47 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 889
Posted By Dance4jc
Re: What is wrong with me?

pray that God will show you what church He wants you at and He will be faithful to do so. When you find the right church it is wonderful.
Board: Eating Disorder Recovery 10-09-2004, 01:59 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 889
Posted By Dance4jc
Re: What is wrong with me?

I would be what I guess most people call a born again christian. I have accept Jesus Christ as my Lord and Savior. I do the best I can to live my life pleasing to God. I also know that there is...
Board: Eating Disorder Recovery 10-04-2004, 09:01 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 889
Posted By Dance4jc
Re: What is wrong with me?

MistiGrace,
If there weren't deeper issues than I don't think you would ignore God as you are. Is a a cheese burger from BK really more valuable then the Creator of the Universe? Did God not form...
Board: Eating Disorder Recovery 09-24-2004, 08:39 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 579
Posted By Dance4jc
Re: Do I have an ED?

Dasyj,
Welcome to the boards.

Well there is something going on with you. Waking up at 12 or 1 everyday is not so normal. Are you in school or working a night job or something?

When you say...
Board: Eating Disorder Recovery 09-24-2004, 08:34 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 576
Posted By Dance4jc
Re: Hey, thought i'd Introduce myself

Welcome to the boards Amanda!

You will find many people here who know exactly what you are going through.

You may not feel like recovery is an option right now, but honey you are a teenager and...
Board: Eating Disorder Recovery 09-18-2004, 06:49 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,755
Posted By Dance4jc
Re: Help me understand Eating disorders

I did not learn to ignore the bad feelings, I learned how to diffuse them. Ignoring them is almost impossible. I learned to put truth to what was causing the feelings and learned new ways to cope...
Board: Eating Disorder Recovery 09-18-2004, 08:29 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,755
Posted By Dance4jc
Re: Help me understand Eating disorders

Leanne,
For some people it is not about being thin, I mean in today's society we are told we are worth more if we are thin, but a large number of people with Eating Disorders are of average or...
Board: Eating Disorder Recovery 09-17-2004, 07:47 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 523
Posted By Dance4jc
Re: Newbie .... adult w/ED

Hey Bean,
I am a 34 year old recoverd anorexic/bulimic. I battled the beast for the better part of two decades before I worked through recovery, and let me tell you, it is work.

I am glad you...
Board: Eating Disorder Recovery 09-17-2004, 07:43 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,532
Posted By Dance4jc
Re: EDs at work

JL,
I will continue to support you till your day comes. And it will come! One day you will be free of this! Hang in there one day at a time.

~Dance
Board: Eating Disorder Recovery 09-17-2004, 08:09 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,532
Posted By Dance4jc
Re: EDs at work

Hey JL,
When I began recovery I spoke with my Manager at work, because I did not want him to assume my work was slipping slightly because I was no longer focused or dedicated. The thing is, I did...
Board: Eating Disorder Recovery 09-17-2004, 08:01 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 900
Posted By Dance4jc
Re: Feeling alone, hopeless, and hatred

Hey Misti,



Well, the answer to that is because you are not supposed to be able to do so. God wants all of you, not just part of you.



Unfortunately this statement is not truth. What...
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