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Sister with Anorexia

Briar.Rose posted this thread...
Jan. 6, 2013 at 4:04 am

My sister (erecura on here, but her name is Lily) has bad a pretty hard time for a while. She got ra.ped in6th grade and has starved herself on and off since then. She was really bad this summer and in the middle of September, a little after school started (I'm a junior and she's a freshman) I got called into the office and told that she had fainted in her science class, so my mom and I drove to the hospital and she was there… and it was really bad. She had lost a ton of weight and her organs were shutting down, and everybody pretty much expected her to die. But she made it and got put in a recovery place for a long time, and is now home. It honestly scares me to look at her sometimes. She's so tiny. I guess I should have noticed that originally, but I was t really paying attention. I just feel so bad about everything… we're close and I didn't see her starving herself! So after my long story, does anybody else have siblings with problems, or want to talk about anything like that? I now know way to much about anorexia nervosa…

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Battle-Colors replied...
Jan. 6, 2013 at 8:37 pm

Hey I don't know anything about this, I have no siblings with this problems.  
I suggest you post this in the 'Health' section.  You'll probably get more people who will talk to you about this and want to talk or have advice if you need that.

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Feb. 8, 2013 at 3:11 pm

Hi :) I don't know anything about anorexia, rape or depression, but I do know what it feels to be genuinely worried for your sister. You can't force her to stop starving herself and to start eating...I guess the only thing you can do is to be with her every step of the way to her recovery. Let her know that you love her and that you care. Take her to the movies or to an amusement park or to the mall or something. Buy her a dog that she can take care of so she feels needed and she doesn't start thinking about suicide or something. Have fun with her!! Take her to places that she used to love before she went to the hospital :) Hope this helps!! Good luck :)

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Noel-Forever replied...
Feb. 23, 2013 at 10:05 am

She is likely ana beacuse she feels like is the only thing she can control. If you have any questions about it just ask me... Sadly I'll know. I've been Ana since I was 10.

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slow-life replied...
Apr. 1, 2013 at 11:02 pm

I was in a situation like that with my sister, except the reverse. I one with an eating disorder. All I really wanted was just for my sister to be there for me and support me through whatever I was going through, just kind of monitoring me and keeping up with me more. In the end, it actually helped with our relationship and gave us a stronger bond as sisters. 

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