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Eating Disorders Awareness Week (pg. 2)

Ready to Think Twice?

Next time you look in the mirror and don't see the body of a supermodel staring back - chill. It means you're normal, not abnormal. And don't go starvin' yourself to be bone-thin like Nicole Richie or have your Dickies fall off in public like Avril Lavigne. Isn't it much easier to have your pants stay on than to have to battle a life-threatening disorder? Wouldn't ya rather wear a size 12 or 14 (like the average American women) than put your life in danger?

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If you're suffering from an eating disorder, or know someone who is and want to help, here are some great resources for you to check out.

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9bella
9bella posted in Family Issues:
"GlimmeringSky16" wrote:Don't make your mom get irritated or she might start abusing you too. Talk to a counselor at school or something and figure out a way, like living with a relative or something.
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_Samxui posted in Style:
PURPLE!!! no jk i dont wear nailpolish lol
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Jelly3 posted in Style:
Jeans and a top 
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koolcat02
koolcat02 posted in Style:
pajamas :)
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nj_guy84
nj_guy84 posted in Family Issues:
Spacekitty14: I understand your situation. I have family members who have varying degrees of autism. I understand that it seems unfair to you that more attention goes to your brothers, but you have to remember that they didn't ask for this. They probably don't want to deal with the problems that they are facing. As far as giving up certain types of food, those are just sacrifices that a lot of people have to make. Just try to learn more about their condition and see what you can do to help, then you won't have to feel "left out" or "ignored" by your parents. Just be patient and understand the situation. I hope that all goes well for you and your family
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