Dying To Be Thin
If you or a friend are experiencing...
- Dry skin
- Extreme weight loss
- And Behavioral symptoms of anorexia may include attempts to lose weight by either Bingeing /and or binge eating and self-induced vomiting to get rid of the food and may include use of laxatives, enemas, diet aids or herbal products
If you are noticing any of thease changes you may have anorexia
Don't be Afraid
- People are here to comfort and support you. You are not alone!
- The N.E.D.A association
- You can also call 1-800-931-2237 if you need help
If Troian Bellisario got through it so can you
Troian Bellisario/ Spencer from Pretty Little LiarsHer struggle to be perfect resulted in not only anorexia, but also self-harm. She explained, “It was about wanting to please my father and mother and wanting to be perfect to everybody. I just thought if I ever expressed [to my parents] any sadness or anger or anything that’s going on with me, they would disown me. I kept a lot of it bottled up inside, and it turned into self-destructive behavior,” she said.
In a study on fifth graders, 10 year old girls and boys told researchers they were dissatisfied with their own bodies after watching a music video by Britney Spears or a clip from the TV show "Friends".