How to get help with Eating Disorders - It's Eating Disorder Week!
It's eating disorder week and I'm supporting Beat's "why wait" campaign.
As someone who struggled for many years in my 20's with Bulimia (and I go into detail in my book LifeTonic), I know first-hand what it's like to suffer. To clarify what bulimia is see below:
Bulimia nervosa, also known as simply bulimia, is an eating disorder characterised by binge eating followed by purging. Binge eating refers to eating a large amount of food in a short amount of time. Purging refers to the attempts to get rid of the food consumed. This may be done by vomiting or taking laxatives.
If you struggle or are suffering right now, and keep putting off getting help OR are in denial / secret and unsure of what to do, Here's what I recommend:
Make an appointment at your GP or contact Beat’s Helpline to talk about what to do next.