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Decided to post my entire story (mostly)

kdg1213
  • By kdg1213 · New reply April 21, 2014
  • Journal · 27 replies
  • I am a 23 year old girl who was overweight for most of her life. I lost a bunch of weight in an unhealthy way back in 2009. Then I decided to get healthy. In January of 2011 I started to develop a problem ...

"A wake-up call from a young e-patient: 'I need to be heard'”

John2
  • By John2 · Posted April 15, 2014
  • Journal · 0 replies
  • From: John Novack, Communications Director, Inspire 4/15/14 Dear members, I am writing to share with you a new guest column in "Scope," the Stanford University School of Medicine's medical blog: "A wake-up ...

The Inspire Q&A: Inspire talks with Don Dizon, MD

John2
  • By John2 · New reply March 19, 2014
  • Journal · 12 replies
  • The Inspire Q&A: Inspire talks with Don Dizon, MD Dear members, We at Inspire are pleased to bring you the latest in a series of Q&A interviews with people who are making contributions to helping patients ...

Our second annual report with Stanford Medical School

Brian
  • By Brian · Posted March 19, 2014
  • Journal · 0 replies
  • We just finished a brand new special report, “Experts by experience 2014: A compilation of patients’ stories”, in partnership with the Stanford University School of Medicine. It is a 31-page collection ...

Hitting a milestone -- 5,000 photos posted already

John2
  • By John2 · Posted March 18, 2014
  • Journal · 0 replies
  • From: John Novack, communications director, Inspire 3/18/14 Dear members, I'm writing to let you know that in a little more than a month, members here have posted more than 5,000 photos. Congratulations ...

The Inspire Q&A: Inspire talks with Kathy Nieder, MD

John2
  • By John2 · New reply February 23, 2014
  • Journal · 36 replies
  • The Inspire Q&A: Inspire talks with Kathy Nieder, MD By John Novack, Communications Director, Inspire Dear members, We at Inspire are pleased to bring you the latest in a series of interviews with people ...

Stuck.... Change in behaviors

nikkers41
  • By nikkers41 · New reply February 14, 2014
  • Discussion in Anorexia · 2 replies
  • I used to be so active when I was in my twenties with anorexia. Now I just can't stay away from food, my body can't exercise like I used to as an athlete - I ruined my body. SO if you are young and sick ...

Sent home with a feeding tube for GP, triggered out of my mind

ibreakhearts66
  • By ibreakhearts66 · New reply February 14, 2014
  • Journal · 2 replies
  • Hey all, So I have severe refractory gastroparesis due to a decade long struggle with AN, and the decade before that, a severe phobia of vomiting and eating. 20 years of restricting for one reason or ...

Introducing Photos for Inspire

Walter
  • By Walter · New reply February 13, 2014
  • Journal · 180 replies
  • Hello everyone, Today at Inspire we’re excited to announce the launch of a new feature, and it’s one that many of you have requested -- the ability to upload photos to Inspire. You can now add photos ...

From One Extreme To Another

sammyp95
  • By sammyp95 · New reply February 10, 2014
  • Journal · 6 replies
  • I have issues when it comes to food. The way I eat it and the way I view it is seriously unhealthy. I need to learn how to balance my meals, since I either eat way too much or I do not eat at all. I could ...

i feel like im getting fat

calypso73
  • By calypso73 · Posted February 8, 2014
  • Discussion in Anorexia · 0 replies
  • I have been on this liquid diet for 3 omtnh and lost alot of weight and w discouraged by the constnt pain but plesaed with the weight loss, The drs are thying to incoorporate solid foods back into my ...

end of the road right now

calypso73
  • By calypso73 · New reply January 20, 2014
  • Journal · 7 replies
  • merry go round circle and I feel like I cant get off. from Botox tow two hospitalization's to more medication's for h-pylori, GP gastritis, colitis, peptic ulcer disease and idiopathic pancreatitis its ...

inspiring quote despite painful day

calypso73
  • By calypso73 · Posted January 8, 2014
  • Journal · 0 replies
  • Events will take their course, it is no good of being angry at them: he is happiest who wisely turns them to the best account. Euripides ...

update

kdg1213
  • By kdg1213 · New reply December 26, 2013
  • Journal · 6 replies
  • Got my heart monitor today. Have to wear it until I go to see the doctor again on January 16th. It is so annoying, and the sticky pads rip my skin. On another note Merry Christmas to all who celebrate ...

Thank You, From Inspire

Walter
  • By Walter · New reply December 3, 2013
  • Journal · 108 replies
  • Hello everyone, As Thanksgiving approaches, all of us at Inspire would like to take a moment to thank you for being part of our community. While we wish no one had to deal with the serious health issues ...

Life, Love, and the Pursuit of a Pain-free Night

Khatn
  • By Khatn · New reply November 19, 2013
  • Journal · 61 replies
  • This past week has given me a load of rows to hoe and think about. One week ago, my darling (and she truly is) 2-y-o Maine Coon kitten (don't care if she's 2, she's still my little kitten) came to me ...

Triggering - Rape, Trauma, Dissociation - The S word.

Jessheeran
  • By Jessheeran · New reply November 15, 2013
  • Journal · 5 replies
  • It’s hard for me to even begin to explain my feelings on this subject. Day after day, I’m subject to triggers and memories of things that haunt me, more than ever, now, that I’ve been attacked. Again ...

Seeing beauty but feeling nothing

Biscotti867
  • By Biscotti867 · New reply November 4, 2013
  • Journal · 12 replies
  • It has been years since I've felt so low. I really see how powerful the combination of medication and positive thinking are for me now. I've been without my meds for 2 months now and I know if I don't ...

newbie

shedevil_kt
  • By shedevil_kt · New reply November 3, 2013
  • Journal · 7 replies
  • Hi my name is Katie hollingsworth and i am 26 i live in Milton Keynes in the UK. I suffer from quite a few different issues which I will list after as it takes up space lol. I am hoping that i can get ...

Binge Eating Connector?

chasingcars
  • By chasingcars · New reply October 7, 2013
  • Discussion in Other eating disorders · 3 replies
  • I have binge eating condition, but I haven't talked to anyone to who has the disorder and who I can really connect with. If you suffer from binge eating then lets be friends! I feel like if I talk about ...

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