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Does anyone ever feel so self conscious that they don’t want to have a shower because I don’t want to physically see what my body looks like

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I’m really struggling I don’t know what to do

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I hear you. I feel the same sometimes. It helps to have a “dim” light on or to distract myself with music and singing or something.

Therapy for my ED really helped me and so did yoga. Though I do still have my bad days where I feel like I am disgusting. I try to remember how far I have come and how strong I am for getting through yet another day.

When this happens I try to take a step back and take a breath. Then, try to talk to myself as I would a close friend or my sister - someone I love unconditionally - and it helps to take away some confusion and pain from the mental chatter and self-criticism.

Please know you’re not alone. Ask for help or support where needed and remember to take things just one step, one day at a time. Xx

I've been struggling with that terribly for a long time. I have to take a bath on alternate days because of that, which i know is disgusting. It really spoils my entire day. Only meditation and hot showers have helped so far.