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I Have Bulimia

I have had bulimia for about almost 4 years now. I go through bouts where I relapse but, for the most part, I am recovering. In the first year of my bulimia I lost about 100lbs and still wanted to lose more. Unfortunately, in my recovery, I gained most of it back. I still have a very unhealthy relationship with food. I just want to know how to teach my brain that food is not bad but every time I eat, whether it be a tomato or a whole bag of crisps, I feel the urge to throw it up.

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