Do you or a Loved One...
- Constantly think about your food, weight, or body image?
- Have difficulty concentrating because of those thoughts?
- Worry that your last meal is making you fat?
- Experience guilt or shame around eating?
- Count calories whenever you eat or drink?
- Feel “out-of-control” when it comes to food?
- Binge eat twice a week or more?
- Believe you are fat when others reassure you that you are thin?
- Obsess that your stomach, hips, thighs, or buttocks are too big?
- Weigh yourself several times a day?
- Exercise more than an hour every day to burn calories?
- Exercise to lose weight even if you are ill or injured?
- Label foods as “good” and “bad?”
- Vomit after eating?
- Use laxatives or diuretics to keep your weight down?
- Severely limit your food intake?
If you answered yes to any of these questions, even if you don’t fit the exact diagnosis for an eating disorder, your attitudes about body image, weight and food behaviors may need to be seriously addressed. An eating disorders professional can give you a thorough assessment, honest feedback, and advice about what you may want to do next.