Hi. I am a 36-year-old woman who has been struggling with anorexia-bulimia since I was in my early teens. Lately I have put on weight due to medication that I have been prescribed for depression and bipolar episodes. The medication--all of them--are prone to cause weight gain. It's a tough time for me now, but I believe the best help that we can do for ourselves is to help others. I am here to listen.View Thread
I totally get that. It was the same way within my own family. It was never taken seriously. I didn't want a ton of attention, but just some common human compassion. No one wants to feel like they are alone in their struggles.
as for purging up the tarry substance, I would agree that it's blood. However, it's not fresh blood in that the blood comes out bright red. That means that you are probably bleeding from your intestines....if that is possible. I am not a doctor. I do believe that your bleeding is coming from some place deep within your digestive system.View Thread
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