Faith Filled Family Magazine November 2016 - Page 72

over their bodies , sensitive to cold , digestive problems , heart problems , frizzy hair , brittle nails , bloated belly , protruding bones , electrolyte imbalances , low energy , low bone density , and stopped menstrual cycles in women . ( Canopy Cove-Eating Disorders ) Many die from cardiac arrest , unless they get the proper intervention .
Individuals affected by anorexia come from all incomes , ethnic , and social backgrounds . The people most commonly affected are people with a type A personality and in the public ey , such as pastor ’ s family members , exercise instructors , cheerleaders , gymnasts , actors , dancers , wrestlers , or anyone whose weight or appearance is highly emphasized ( Section D-Eating Disorders , 2015 ). People who have been abused sexually , physically , or emotionally sometimes try to take control over their bodies through avoiding food to be thin , to disappear . Rape , incest , and domestic violence victims are commonly treated in eating disorder treatment programs . Victims of body shaming will often try to fend off the attacks by striving to be thin . Many of these unfortunate people see themselves as fat , even though it is painfully obvious they are too thin . The majority of anorexics just want appropriate love and acceptance for who they are .
PURGING FOR PERFEC- TION : BULIMIA NERVOSA
Sarah *, a newspaper reporter , goes to the gym regularly . She is a bit plump and very pretty with great sense of humor . In her 30s , she tries to keep up with the news field , but inside she wonders if she will ever be good enough . Not feeling quite like she will ever measure up to the image she thinks others have of her , she secretly binges on sweets . Sarah easily polishes off a dozen donuts , then immediately heads to the bathroom immediately to throw it up . No one knows what her deep dark secret is behind her persistent desire to be good enough .
Bulimia is an eating disorder of purging what one eats . It may or may not be accompanied by Anorexia or Binge Eating Disorder ( BED ). Bulimics get rid of what they eat , usually after binging on food . Food is the tool driven by a damaged self-image . This person tries to control weight gain through vomiting , laxatives , diuretics , or excessive exercise , commonly called Anorexia Athletica ( Jackelyn Eckern , 2015 ). They hope to find the perfect self , but the damaged emotional lens with which they view themselves threatens their lives . Most bulimics are an average or slightly above average weight , which makes this disorder harder to detect .
The signs of bulimia include : missing food or empty packages , frequent , sudden bathroom trips after meals , smell of vomit after the person leaves the bathroom , eating in secrecy , abuse of weight loss supplements , diuretics , or laxatives , swelling of the mouth from vomiting , blood shot eyes , discoloration of teeth , dehydration and electrolyte imbalance , withdrawal from friends and family . Bulimia victims often struggle with pain from sexual , physical , and emotional abuse .
Many begin this disorder as a result from difficult life transitions . Body shaming and expectations of a thin appearance are also common . This person desperately tries to control life by what he or she eats and purges ( Jackelyn Eckern , 2015 ).
Bulimics are at risk for a number of health issues and death . Cardiac problems and arrhythmia are the most serious concern . They often have chronic acid reflux and erosion of the teeth , throat , and esophagus . Laxative and diuretic abuse cause difficulties with bowel movement and urination . Suicide attempts are more common with this disorder than anorexia and binge eating . This individual is in serious need of help , but may not get it because no one suspects it unless they live with them ( Selah House-Bulimia ).
STUFFING FEELINGS : BINGE EATING
Mark * is a young adult who still lives at home with his mother . His large size of almost 400 pounds is hard to miss . He works out regularly , but struggles to fit on some of the exercise equipment . His legs bow inward at the knees from the weight he carries . He suffers from high blood pressure and high cholesterol even though he is only in his twenties . He feels like no one would want to hire him for a job , going from interview to interview with a reasonable set of skills on his resume . He says potential employers look him over with a disapproving glance . One told him flatly that he was too fat and a liability risk . When he finishes his workouts , he plunges coins
over their bodies, sensitive to cold, digestive problems, heart problems, frizzy hair , brittle nails, bloated belly, protruding bones, electrolyte imbalances, low energy, low bone density, and stopped menstrual cycles in women. (Canopy Cove-Eating Disorders) Many die from cardiac arrest, unless they get the proper intervention. with the news field, but inside she wonders if she will ever be good enough. Not feeling quite like she will ever measure up to the image she thinks others have of her, she secretly binges on sweets. Sarah easily polishes off a dozen donuts, then immediately heads to the bathroom immediately to throw it up. No one knows what her deep dark secret is behind her persistent Individuals affected by anorexia desire to be good enough. come from all incomes, ethnic, and social backgrounds. The Bulimia is an eating disorder of people most commonly affected purging what one eats. It may or are people with a type A person- may not be accompanied by Anality and in the public ey, such orexia or Binge Eating Disorder as pastor’s family members, (BED). Bulimics get rid of what exercise instructors, cheerlead- they eat, usually after binging on ers, gymnasts, actors, danc- food. Food is the tool driven by ers, wrestlers, or anyone whose a damaged self-image. This perweight or appearance is highly son tries to control weight gain emphasized (Section D-Eating through vomiting, laxatives, diDisorders, 2015). People who uretics, or excessive exercise, have been abused sexually, commonly called Anorexia Athphysically, or emotionally some- letica (Jackelyn Eckern, 2015). times try to take control over their They hope to find the perfect bodies through avoiding food self, but the damaged emoto be thin, to disappear. Rape, tional lens with which they view incest, and domestic violence themselves threatens their lives. victims are commonly treated in Most bulimics are an average or eating disorder treatment pro- slightly above average weight, grams. Victims of body shaming which makes this disorder hardwill often try to fend off the at- er to detect. tacks by striving to be thin. Many of these unfortunate people see The signs of bulimia include: themselves as fat, even though it missing food or empty packagis painfully obvious they are too es, frequent , sudden bathroom thin. The majority of anorexics trips after meals, smell of vomit just want appropriate love and after the person leaves the bathacceptance for who they are. room, eating in secrecy, abuse of weight loss supplements, diPURGING FOR PERFEC- uretics, or laxatives, swelling of TION: BULIMIA NERVOSA the mouth from vomiting, blood shot eyes, discoloration of teeth, Sarah*, a new ΝΑ…Α•ΘΙ•Α½ΙΡ•Θ°‘•‘ε‘Ι…Ρ₯½Έ…Ή•±•ΡΙ½±εΡ”₯΅½•ΜΡΌΡ‘”ε΄Ι•Υ±…ɱ丁M‘”‰…±…Ή”°έ₯Ρ‘‘Ι…έ…°™Ι½΄™Ι₯•Ή‘Μ)₯́„‰₯ЁΑ±Υ΅ΐ…ΉΩ•ΙδΑΙ•ΡΡ䁅Ή™…΅₯±δΈ Υ±₯΅₯„Ω₯Ρ₯΅Μ½™Ρ•Έ)έ₯Ρ Ι•…Ё͕ΉΝ”½˜‘Υ΅½ΘΈ%ΈΝΡΙ՝±”έ₯Ρ Α…₯Έ™Ι½΄Ν•αΥ…°°)‘•Θ€ΜΑΜ°Ν‘”ΡΙ₯•ΜΡΌ­••ΐΥΐΑ‘εΝ₯…°°…Ή•΅½Ρ₯½Ή…°…‰ΥΝ”Έ()5…Ήδ‰•₯ΈΡ‘₯́‘₯Ν½Ι‘•Θ…́„Ι•ΝձЁ™Ι½΄‘₯™™₯Υ±Π±₯™”ΡΙ…ΉΝ₯Ρ₯½ΉΜΈ) ½‘δΝ‘…΅₯Ήœ…Ή•αΑ•Ρ…Ρ₯½ΉΜ)½˜„Ρ‘₯Έ…ΑΑ•…Ι…Ή”…Ι”…±ΝΌ)½΅΅½ΈΈQ‘₯́Α•ΙΝ½Έ‘•ΝΑ•Ι…Ρ•±δΡΙ₯•ΜΡΌ½ΉΡΙ½°±₯™”‰δέ‘…Π)‘”½ΘΝ‘”•…Ρ́…ΉΑΥɝ•Μ€‘)…­•±εΈ­•ΙΈ°€ΘΐΔΤ€Έ) Υ±₯΅₯Μ…Ι”…ЁΙ₯Ν¬™½Θ„ΉΥ΅‰•Θ)½˜‘•…±Ρ ₯ΝΝՕ́…Ή‘•…Ρ Έ …Ι‘₯…ŒΑΙ½‰±•΅Μ…Ή…ΙΙ‘εΡ‘΅₯„)…Ι”Ρ‘”΅½ΝЁ͕Ι₯½Ύ½Ή•ΙΈΈ)Q‘•δ½™Ρ•Έ‘…Ω”‘Ι½Ή₯Œ…₯)Ι•™±Υΰ…Ή•Ι½Ν₯½Έ½˜Ρ‘”Ρ••Ρ °)Ρ‘Ι½…Π°…Ή•Ν½Α‘…ΥΜΈ1…α…Ρ₯Ω”)…Ή‘₯ΥΙ•Ρ₯Œ…‰ΥΝ”…ΥΝ”‘₯™™₯Υ±Ρ₯•Μέ₯Ρ ‰½έ•°΅½Ω•΅•ΉΠ)…ΉΥΙ₯Ή…Ρ₯½ΈΈMΥ₯₯‘”…ΡΡ•΅ΑΡΜ)…Ι”΅½Ι”½΅΅½Έέ₯Ρ Ρ‘₯́‘₯Ν½Ι‘•ΘΡ‘…Έ…Ή½Ι•α₯„…Ή‰₯Ή”)•…Ρ₯ΉœΈQ‘₯́₯Ή‘₯Ω₯‘Υ…°₯́₯ΈΝ•Ι₯½ΎΉ••½˜‘•±ΐ°‰ΥЁ΅…䁹½Π)•Π₯Ё‰•…ΥΝ”ΉΌ½Ή”ΝΥΝΑ•Ρ́₯Π)ΥΉ±•Ν́ё•δ±₯Ω”έ₯Ρ Ρ‘•΄€‘M•±… )!½ΥΝ”΅ Υ±₯΅₯„€Έ()MQU%9)1%9Lθ) %9Q%9)5…Ι¬¨₯́„ε½ΥΉœ…‘ձЁݑΌΝΡ₯±°)±₯ٕ́…Ё‘½΅”έ₯Ρ ‘₯́΅½Ρ‘•ΘΈ)!₯́±…ɝ”Ν₯锁½˜…±΅½ΝΠ€Πΐΐ)Α½ΥΉ‘́₯́‘…ɐΡΌ΅₯ΝΜΈ!”έ½Ι­Μ)½ΥЁɕΥ±…ɱ䰁‰ΥЁΝΡΙ՝±•ΜΡΌ™₯Π)½ΈΝ½΅”½˜Ρ‘”•α•Ι₯Ν”•ΕΥ₯Α΅•ΉΠΈ!₯́±•Μ‰½ά₯Ήέ…ɐ…Ёё”)­Ή••Μ™Ι½΄Ρ‘”έ•₯‘Ё‘”…ΙΙ₯•ΜΈ!”ΝΥ™™•Ί™Ι½΄‘₯ ‰±½½)ΑΙ•ΝΝΥΙ”…Ή‘₯ ‘½±•ΝΡ•Ι½°)•Ω•ΈΡ‘½Υ ‘”₯́½Ή±δ₯Έ‘₯Μ)Ρέ•ΉΡ₯•ΜΈ!”™••±Μ±₯­”ΉΌ½Ή”)έ½Υ±έ…ΉΠΡΌ‘₯Ι”‘₯΄™½Θ„©½ˆ°)½₯Ήœ™Ι½΄₯ΉΡ•ΙΩ₯•άΡΌ₯ΉΡ•ΙΩ₯•ά)έ₯Ρ „Ι•…Ν½Ή…‰±”Ν•Π½˜Ν­₯±±Μ½Έ)‘₯́ɕΝΥ΅”Έ!”Ν…έΑ½Ρ•ΉΡ₯…°)•΅Α±½ε•Ί±½½¬‘₯΄½Ω•Θέ₯Ρ „)‘₯Ν…ΑΑΙ½Ω₯Ήœ±…Ή”Έ=Ή”Ρ½±)‘₯΄™±…Ρ±δΡ‘…Ё‘”έ…́ѽΌ™…Ё…Ή)„±₯…‰₯±₯ΡδΙ₯Ν¬Έ]‘•Έ‘”™₯Ή₯Ν‘•Μ)‘₯́ݽɭ½ΥΡΜ°‘”Α±ΥΉ•Μ½₯ΉΜ((0