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eating disorder thread Anonymous 4629[Reply]

eating disorder thread - its time for another

do you have an eating disorder?
which one?
are you attempting recovery?
how long have you had it?
what caused it?
how does it disrupt your daily life, if it does?

i have a purging disorder.
i kind of want to attempt recovery sometimes, then i see something like my crush looking happier talking to another girl thats skinnier than me, i think about how much better i could look/how i could compensate for my stupid ugly fact, and i think about the comments my dad gives me when i 'eat bad' even though im 19 bmi/skinnier than him (hes overweight, i think.) ive had mine since i was 13. i was a fat child growing up because my parents didnt know how to feed me, and instead of giving me healthy food they just called me fat/made fun of me. it disrupts my daily life heavily because i cant eat anything without purging after, and it just ruins my mood and has disrupted my health. ill be devastated if i go up 0.1 a pound
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Anonymous 16418

that was the worst part of being in active ed for me. everyone wanted to fucking go out to eat all the time.

Anonymous 16419

> do you have an eating disorder?
I think so.
> which one?
I honestly don't know and I'm not diagnosed with anything. I restrict my calories so that I eat less than 500 a day on weekdays but I binge eat on weekends (up to 2000 calories which is a lot for me) without purging because I'm afraid of vomiting.
> are you attempting recovery?
No, that's why I'm not diagnosed.
> how long have you had it?
2 years.
> what caused it?
Wanting to look more elegant and feminine. I like that my partner can pick me up and carry me around.
> how does it disrupt your daily life, if it does?
I'm hungry and tired all day until I can eat dinner but it's worth it.

Anonymous 16438


>do you have an eating disorder?

which one?

Diagnosed anorexia but more bulimic behaviours

>are you attempting recovery?


>how long have you had it?

6 years

>what caused it?

Sexual abuse, need to feel in control whilst comforting my emotions with food. As well as neglect.
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Anonymous 16439

back when I was in active ed I somehow gave my friend one too and we'd constantly hang out at wendys and drink 0 calorie soft drink refills all day. It was pretty nice. She eventually stopped because she got paranoid about sucralose which was a bummer

Anonymous 16573

>do you have an eating disorder?
>which one?
bulimia probably i dont really know much about these things, i mostly just purge when i go over my calorie count which happens maybe once a week
>are you attempting recovery?
>how long have you had it?
i dont know i used to throw up a lot as a kid and choose not to eat and so i was always really skinny, then i started gaining wait a few years ago but now i hate what i look like
>what caused it?
i hate the way my body looks when it has fat on it, i dont fit into the pants i used to fit into when i was 18 or even 20
>how does it disrupt your daily life, if it does?
i'm starting to feel really guilty about eating now, i'm thinking if i can restrict more and make my stomach smaller and avoiding binging then i can be like i was when i was a kid and pickier with food and just naturally eat a lot less, i just end up stress eating so often like when i'm cramming for a test. It's my last year of uni so if i can just control myself then I don't have to worry about stress eating too much and i can be skinny again


Losing weight while mantaining your body type? Anonymous 16244[Reply]

No idea if this is how it works, but I have been thinking on losing weight (I'm 84kg, goal would be ~60kg. I'm 170cm so I think that would be good) to put less stress on my knees/ankles and to be able to shop clothes more easily.
The problem is that I really like my body shape since I'm very curvy, and I'm kind of scared I will lose a good chunk of it if I lose weight; the women I know who measure more or less that height+weight barely have anything going on.
I have been overweight since I was little, so I don't know how my body looks like without all the extra fat. Are there exercises that would help me lose weight while still having the size of my chest/butt mostly intact?
I know I should prioritize my health over my weight, but I don't want to lose one of the few things I like about myself.
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Anonymous 16252

For lower body at least, lifting weights can help retain your butt and legs. Hips are genetic and depend on your skeleton but larger thighs can give the illusion of hips.

But chances are if you are a pear or hourglass you will roughly maintain similar proportions so long as you retain a healthy amount of body fat (ie. Not full skellymode). My whr stayed around the same during my weight loss because this is just how my fat distributes itself.
You will likely lose your breasts at least a bit. I was always small but am basically flat now (I love this and would be flatter if I could, but understand this is not what you want).

But overall it's impossible to retain fat everywhere except your waist without it being lipo. You WILL shrink everywhere.

Anonymous 16504

You won't lose your curves. They will likely shrink with you.

Anonymous 16520

how is it going?

Anonymous 16557

On top of what everyone else said, you could also just lose less weight. The weight you picked is only a bmi of 20, you could weigh more and still be healthy, especially if you're exercising.

Anonymous 16570

Thanks for your opinions, forgot to reply to this thread sorry!

I'm taking my time since changing your habits/losing too much weigh abruptly can be bad for your health, so I mostly spent last month slowly changing my diet (mostly removing food excess from my plates and replacing some meals with healthier ones).
And then last week I started to move around, right now I walk for 40 minutes daily (and going thu all the slope streets and stairs I find) and do some squats when I return home. When I get used to this I will start doing actual excersice, probably in a month too.

piss drying map.pn…

Moid hygiene Anonymous 15878[Reply]

Do they really??
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Anonymous 16098

wtf? actually never heard of this, gross af

Anonymous 16099

you are gross kys

Anonymous 16101

Sounds like at that point it would be better just to do nothing. Rather than just passively letting some of the piss end up being spread around in small quantities in a few random places that well-adjusted people expect a little bit of piss residue in anyway (the carpet, bed sheets, underwear, the inside of the shirt at the bottom), you're deliberately putting it all on a visible place on the outside of your shirt that has a good chance of ending up in your mouth while you're sleeping. I think it would eventually stain the shirt, too.

Anonymous 16138

If it's a trusted source can you name where exactly does this data come from?

Anonymous 16569

That’s honestly so gross what the fuck…


Period Discussion General Anonymous 9864[Reply]

Discuss any findings from the period survey >>9534 or any other period related things here.

One thing that surprised me from the survey was how many women have at least one extremely painful day every month, yet this is barely spoken about and all women are just expected to get on with things.

Did anyone notice anything else?
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Anonymous 16502

I started using scented pads from Japan and they’re so nice. Love the smell of roses wafting from the heat between my legs now, I find myself sitting with my legs wide open just to sniff it now.

Anonymous 16509

doesn't it bother your skin to use fragrance products? i've never been able to use anything scented and i even have to use natural cotton pads - when im not using my cup - lest i get uncomfy down there or even worse, smell stronger than i would have other wise.

Anonymous 16526

I've never had cramps in my life but I get the worst fucking period shits to exist. It's so gross

Anonymous 16528

The honeypot brand if you're a burger are technically scented. They are infused with mint and aloe. A lot of women in reviews say they feel burning from them, but the cooling sensation from the mint does help with cramps. At least, that is the original intention. And they smell nice, too.

Anonymous 16532

i dont cramp from my vagina, i cramp from my uterus which is in my hips more than like.. my crotch. i dont see how having aloe and mint on my coochie would be beneficial to cramps? also, that post said i dont use scented products because they irritate my skin. i dont know what the brand i use is, but it's just cotton padding with adhesive on the back. and definitely don't make my cooch burn.

Anonymous 16307[Reply]

>no tretinoin thread
let's have a tretinoin thread

Do you use tretinoin cream or gel in your skincare routine?
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Anonymous 16325

Ah true. I know there was some study that showed drugs last a long time way more than the FDA says but those were all on oral meds I think not topical.

Anonymous 16404


>ywn be a 6ft tall volleyball Stacy
Wow thanks for reminding me OP

Anonymous 16507

I'm not sure at what point to start tret. I've been on adapelene for ~2 months and things have only been getting worse. Not sure when the purging should end or if this is even purging. I keep telling myself to give it another month and see how it goes.
Any other anons have experience with this? How did it go for you?


Are you using adapelene for acne? if so give another month before trying tret cream, don't try tret orally till u try spironolactone.

Anonymous 16534

reported retarded coomer OP


Wildfood + wildbeauty Anonymous 12030[Reply]

Any anons into foraging or domestic history? Want to share some tips and secrets from your region?

Anonymous 12031


I found this to be a quick, interesting read today

sorry if this thread already exists I couldn't find it

Anonymous 12032

Ireland is great for foraging. We have tons of wild mushrooms to make soup with

Anonymous 12037


Hi noneen, am also Irish, I'd love any names for mushie soups or vague recipes you might know offhand

pic is amethyst deceiver

Anonymous 16523


OP necro bump, but beats remaking the thread so pls no ban. It's entering MUSHROOM SEASON in the northern hemisphere, who's out picking? What are you making? I'm really excited to break out some of the jams and preserves I made earlier in the year.

Picrel is hazelnuts, not my pic but I went picking loads of them this week. Also got plenty of fruit, mushrooms, and a few other types of nuts that are just starting to fall. Even some wild blueberries. Good time to be getting out while the late-summer things are still fruiting and the mid-autumn and early-winter things are coming through, it really is the golden period before it all dies away, so get yourself up and out anon! especially if you're a depressed neet! Well worth it


Pilonidal Cyst Anonymous 11802[Reply]

Does anyone have experience with pilonidal cysts? (Cysts in the cleft of your arse crack). I've had one for about 2 years and it did nothing but the last 4 days it flared up and its excruciating. All I can do is hot compresses and they're kinda helping and in a way it seems to be slowly getting better but I followed advice to use Epsom Salts and it flared back up again. I can't sleep. I cant move around. Its killing my appetite, I can't eat. Currently crying in bed because in frustrated. I cant burst in myself. I'm so sore give me advice please
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Anonymous 16477


Aight fuckers, OP here. It took an entire year to fully recover from my cyst. Plot twist: it was not a regular cysts/abscess. It digested a portion of my hip and I had to spend mo tha bedridden before I was healed up enough to start walking around and not bleed through my clothes. I can now walk for up to 30 minutes at a time

Anonymous 16478

What the fuck. So it was basically a septic flesh eating abscess? Jesus, no wonder you were in so much pain.

Anonymous 16487

Not quite that either. The doctors haven't been able to identify what it is/was from samples taken from my body. When the initial surgery was done to drain it (standard for cysts/abscess) it continued to "eat" me even while nurses and doctors were around daily to treat it. The reason why I posted an update is because I had a second very similar instance of an abscess forming in my jaw that had to be treated surgically this month and it reminded me that I had made a thread. 2 random mysterious abscesses that have not been identified appearing in my body within a year of eachother. What are the chances?

Anonymous 16494

Fuck, that is so horrible. Are you maybe immuno-compromised in some way that's allowing these infections to run wild? So sorry this happened to you.

Anonymous 16496

Not at all. I've been surprisingly healthy my whole life. The only other time in my life I've never needed to go to hospital was when I grabbed a cactus as a toddler. This is the first seemingly major health issue and it's such a weird one. I'm going to pursue a diagnosis. The first abscess took my ability to walk, and my second one spread infection into a tooth which had to be pulled as a result. I dread spawning an abscess somewhere it could eat an organ or infect a bone


Anonymous 16427[Reply]

I suddenly have very faint freckles on my nose, how do I make them darker and stay? They’re so cute. Also I haven’t been tanning so Idk why they appeared. When I tanned before I didn’t get any either anyways so. Could they be age spots? I’m only 22

Anonymous 16428


Anonymous 16429

You can go over your natural freckles with henna. Look up a tutorial so you do it right (don't use henna that's too dark!).

Anonymous 16472

It's sun exposure. Doesn't need to be extreme, just regular sun exposure will do that.


At what age were you certain you didn't want kids? do you still feel the same way? Anonymous 16412[Reply]

I have a common uterine deformity that makes pregnancy dangerous but not impossible. I don't want kids and now that abortion is illegal in my state, I'm thinking about getting my tubes tied. I don't have a boyfriend and haven't been sexually active in 3 years (incelita <3) so it's not a top priority right now.

I know I don't want kids or to get married. I just don't know if those thoughts are going to change in the future. My biggest goal right now is to live alone and experience life independently. Even if I get a bf I don't want him in my house lol. HOWEVER I was in love with a man when I was younger and that was the first time I started wanting kids. I wanted his DNA to live on because I loved him so much. Now those feelings are long gone, but I'm worried they'll come back in the future. I've heard horror stories about how depressed sterile women become when they want to have kids.

Is all the biological clock bullshit real? Should I hold off on sterilization till I'm older? How do I KNOW I won't ever want kids?
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Anonymous 16454

When I was younger I though that I would absolutely not want kids, then as I grew older the idea of raise a child that was half me and half the person I loved filled me with joy. Then I got into a relationship with a narcissist, fell deeply in "love" and still wanted kids, luckily he didn't, and would flipflop on it to keep me on the hook, after much bullshit I broke up, left with a broken heart, but I still really want kids and marriage. I don't know I guess that's just my reptilian brain or animal instincts, but I don't plan on fighting it, but I'm also somewhat in peace with the idea of not being able to find a good partner for it.

My advice is, wait a a few years, seek alternative options for birth control, don't have casual sex, I don't know why people would trust random moids to be clean and safe, and if after a while you feel the same go all for it.

Slightly off topic, but I remember a few years back some talk about moid pills that could produce a temporal blockage in their sperm tubes, like a vasectomy sort of, did something ever come of that?

Anonymous 16456

Moids couldn't handle the mild side effects (literally acne and mood swings) so it was shelved.

I did see recently they're working on another new one. Maybe it will get approved this time.

Anonymous 16465

As long as I can remember I've known I do not want kids. It's been a core part of my personality since I was a child.
I'm in my mid 20s now and I still don't want them- I see no future of mine with children in it. I have so many plans and ideas for my future that a child would never ever fit into. My husband got a vasectomy a little while back and it was such a relief to be over and done with worrying about it. No more struggling with BC, just totally free.

The way I see it, if you know you don't want kids now, just go and get sterilized. It'll cement it in your head. I believe the "biological clock" shit is a myth, and what it really is pertains to pressure from society and from family members. My husband's family asks every single time he talks to them when we are having children, and he just brushes it off and we laugh about it in private how it's never fucking happening.

So what if you start to regret it later? Fill the void with hobbies and pets and things to do- it's way worse to regret having a child. WTF are you supposed to do if you pop one out and resent it forever? Sounds worse than regretting sterilization in my 40's and rolling around in all of the money I saved due to my decision lul

Anonymous 16471

Same, I knew young (~14) and I'm in my thirties now.
Recently I've babysat for a few days (two kids, 4 and 7).
1/It was fun but exhausting.
2/I would have never done this if I had kids of my own.
3/It was enough: I got to briefly enjoy the day to day of having kids, I'm sure again I don't want any.
Like anything else: it has its charming side, but it's not for me. I got to see the void more clearly: these kids were bored, and I was keeping them busy. It was nonsensical, there was no point to it except keeping them busy while they grow enough to keep themselves busy.

Anonymous 16493

I was certain ever since childhood.


Help me with a project Anonymous 16441[Reply]

So I hate the 1-10 rating scale for female beauty and I'm guessing a lot of you ladies do too. Main reasons being: a) ratings vary too widely across sex, region, and individual taste, and b) everyone self-rates wrong (most common self-rating among women is 7, I believe). I've been speculating about transforming this rating scale to be based on level of pretty privilege / ugly shaming rather than physical characteristics. Therefore, please list the numbers from 1-10 and indicate what kind of privilege or rejection each one would get a gal (you don't have to do all the numbers, even just one is fine). Here is an example, not necessarily my opinion:

3 - minimum fuckable score, not dateable except for 32yo incels
5 - minimum dateable score
7 - can turn heads, but wouldn't qualify as a model or influencer
8 - minimum score to be offered freebies

Would it be better to abolish the scale altogether? Maybe. But this thread is for those of us who not-so-secretly love to be rated. And I just think it would be way more objective and helpful with a social basis rather than a physical one.

Anonymous 16445

Undateable. Must have some severe facial flaws or disability.
Perfect, highly symmetrical. Has been scouted at least once.
A perfect ten is a 9/10 with a great personality and a great body. Someone who has that special something like Kate Moss.

Anonymous 16447

Please stop using numbers to refer to people, it’s fucking dehumanizing and scroteish.

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