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Am I anorexic? Please help me.

My doctor told me it was a possibility that I was becoming anorexic a few months ago and I don't know if he was right. I count calories, don't eat much, only one meal a day when I have to, and have lost 40 lbs within the past year. I can count all my ribs but I still feel fat because my legs are chubby with muscle( I am a soccer player) and I weigh 84 pounds, am 4'11 and I am 13 years old. does this make me anorexic. My friend said she was worried about me because she said my face looked sunken in.

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You need some help. Talk to your parents ASAP. Your legs aren't chubby, they are muscular. Eat a balanced diet, and stop the one meal a day. It is advisable to eat three times or more. even if you do what is called graze eating. It's going to be a long road, but don't give up.

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yeah, you need to eat something, that's not healthy to be that under weight. that's average for a 5' 8 year old

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Yeah you should get help before it gets worse!

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You should eat more than one meal a day but your weight sounds fine with the height you are... Anorexic is when you don't eat to make yourself thinner.. If that's what your doing then yes.

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You are in the way to be

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Yea you need to eat at least three meals a day about 1,500- 2,000 calories at the least. Listen to your doctor. Doctors know what they are talking about.

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Sweetie you should talk to your best friend or your parents. They love you and I'm sure they can help. I'm a mom of 2 beautiful teens and 1 pre teen , so I know as a mom that we just want the best for our kids. Your not fat don't ever say that , eat healthy have an active life and you'll be fine. But if your not eating or not liking food then please talk to someone close to you, ;)

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Ummm, I don't know how to say this but my mom abuses me, my father is in prison and my only friend is my teacher who I won't see until Monday. I don't exactly have a family or friends that love me. My life kinda sucks right now. My brother just passed from leukemia and my mom blames me for it. I started cutting myself because I felt like everything is my fault........
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Get yourself to a psychologist who can help with mental health, and a nutritionist who can help teach you healthy ways of eating.

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your perfect the way you are don't feel insecure

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You sound like you could be heading that way. If you are only eating one meal a day to lose weight, then that's definitely a sign of an eating disorder. Once it starts, it's generally not something you can quit on your own. You're doctor was right. I think you really should talk to someone. If you don't wan't to tell your parents, talk to your school counselor. Trust me, eating disorders are no fun and you should try to stop it as soon as possible, before it gets even worse.

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