II am 56 years of age. I have had anorexia since age 14. I checked myself into a mental facility come six years in January of 2019. I have struggled with the voices for 40 plus years. This is the first time in all those years of mental illness I sought treatment. I will be a lifer for therapy. I have written a 16,000 word- book. Someday I will finish it. I have given many copies to people who struggle with anorexia. It is truly the most deadly mental illness there is. The book is titled Anorexia Nervosa-My Journey To Recovery. This is how I shut the voices out of my head. Yes, you feel as though you are crazy. That is the ultimate goal of this illness. To destroy both you and your mind. We are far from insane. That too is a lie from the illness. Do not believe it. I too listen to music, turn on the bathroom exhaust fan, clean and etc. to drown out the evil voices. It works for me. I know those monster voices in my head. I talk out loud to it. It becomes a small pebble and then gone. I will defeat the voices in my head. Remember this we are insane. I too understand your struggles. I have been ill 40 plus years. I am recovering very well. Keep up the fight. Do not let the enemy win. We are beautiful and deserve to live just like everyone else. Keep fighting.