There is a illness that two of the causes is anorexia and/or bulimia. It is called gastroparsis. A horrible illness that casues a ball of food to sit in your stomach, it causes a person to regeritate what they ate. It even causes nausia. What causes this is a nerve called the vagus nerve. It doesn't function anymore causing your stomach to be paralized. There are few treatments for this disease. There is some pills but sometimes like me it causes a side effect of muscle twitching. There is a treatment right now that I am taking, I know this sounds weard but botox to the bottom of the stomach that I have to get at least every six months or until I eat tums like it was candy. There is one go thing for those who have enough money to go there. There is a surgery that helps with the nausia but there are very few places to get it done. It's like a pace maker for the stomach causes less trouble with the symptoms. There is the last possibility that I hate. To put in a feeding tube and never taste food again.
I would like to get the pace maker for the stomach but it is not in the city I live in. I have been taking care of my sick Mom for 4 years. Trying to get her on disability. I am on disability myself because of the other 30 illnesses I have. Money is tight. Really tight and I am not sure my insurance will cover it. It is sad that I can't get it.
My point of this is not a pitty party but to have teens and adults who are thinking of doing anorexia and/or bulima to know that there are consiquences for there action. Like I have to live with today.
Some people are wondering how I got into eating disorders. I had eating disorders for 15 years. Starting at age 10-25. Why? Where I lived at the time I was getting abused right along with my Mom. Sexually by my uncle and for me it was not only my uncle it was two other relitives I have. Then I had my Dad. My leave a had print on my butt and possible more Dad. I can't remember. A side effect of my PTSD. Then I had been picked on at school a whole lot. My whole class at one time bad. I felt there was no safe place for me.
I used food when I was young for comfort. Then when I was 18 I turned to anorexia. I thought the more I would lose I would feel happy. I got to 106 pounds at 5'6" I still wasn't happy. Then my Bipolar and my anxiety disorders kicked in and I went back to binge eating and then bulima. I got to the point that I had no gag reflex and after what I seen on a show with a fork down her throat due to her trying to purge (another word for throw up) I wouldn't do it.
Well those are the reasons for me getting into anorexia, bulima and binge eating that two out of three gave me gastroparisis.
Total votes: 2Would you do anorexia and/or bulima if you could get this illness?
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