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I am absolutely terrified of putting on weight. Am i suffering from eating disorder?

hi, i'm 15 years old, 5 foot 2 and weigh 94 pounds. i think i could have an eating disorder, i always skip breakfast, lunch and only have a small dinner. i only drink water because it has no calories but only drink 1/2 a cup a day. when i'm in shops or deciding what to have for tea i always look at the calorie and fat content. when i stand infront of a mirror i see a massive stomach, huge thighs and big arms. i end up lying to everyone, saying i have already eat when in fact i haven't. my mum keeps saying soon i will be anorexic and i have awfull mood swings. i'm terrified of dying but i think if i were a lot thinner then people and my dad would like me that little bit more. i used to weight 9st and whenever i ate anything my dad would make a comment about it but then a few minutes later my sister would get loads of things to eat and he didn't say anything to her. i use the scales about 7-8times a day and if i have put on weight it uts me in a really bad mood then i won't eat anything the next day. i am absolutly terrified of putting on weight but i'm scared if i don't i could die. please can you help me?
Asked On : Mon, 12 Jul 2010
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Welcome to HCM.
You are certainly having a problem. What you are doing now will put your life to more risk than if you had over eaten.
Have breakfast, lunch and dinner, regularly and drink plenty of water. You may skip short eats between meals without causing harm. Eat green fresh vegetables and fruits.
It would be better if you could consult a psychologist in school, who could be of immense help.
Wish you all the best.
Answered: Wed, 7 Sep 2011
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