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I was overweight when I was diagnosed with an eating disorder

1 month ago   |   By Metro

When I did eat, I did it so fast that I didn't taste the food
At one of my lowest points with my eating disorder, just thinking about food was enough to induce a panic attack.
I was 21 and had spent years feeling ashamed of myself for being overweight. Now I was avoiding eating until it hurt, suffering painful stomach cramps from hunger and feeling like a failure for wanting food.
When I did eat, I did it so fast that I didn't taste the food. Overwhelming heart palpitations would then take hold, lasting anywhere up to an hour, as I got incredibly upset with myself for not being dedicated...
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