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Hi first time posting anything on here. Im struggling alot right now. I cant find anyone to talk to understand what I am dealing with. I am 24 my mom is having surgery in a month for stage 4 colon cancer. I think most of my anxiety is stemming from that. But mainly I cant sleep, so irritable and just want to curl up and binge eat and be alone. I struggle with an Eating disorder and have for many years. I've been through recovery however I cant seem to get recovered. Im feeling completely terrible about my body lately and the bingeing only makes it worse which lead me to repeat it and feel the same pain everyday. I am on cipralex. However doctor wants to switch me back to prozac which I dont feel comforable with. I am so lost and just need something. <3

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I am so sorry you are struggling right now. I am also sorry to hear about your mom.

Do you have a family member or close friend you could reach out to and ask for some support?


You are under terrific stress right now. Try to be a little less hard on yourself. Be there as much as you can for your Mother. It just may help you a bit in the process. I wish the very best for you and your Mom.


I am sorry for what you are going through. I have had lots of anxiety also lately.. my dad was moved to a geriatric home and it is really sad. It is really hard but you may need to force yourself to exercise, get a hobbie and try to stay really busy.

Anxiety is really hard to manage because it has so many symptoms that makes it really scary. Try to take melatonin to help you sleep, it is natural and it helps a lot of people. I wish you the best. You will be okay.


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