Do I Have an Eating Disorder?


Is an eating disorder taking over your life? Ask yourself these questions?

Do you:

  • Feel guilty or ashamed about eating?
  • Have thoughts about food, weight, and eating throughout your day?
  • Feel out of control when it comes to eating?
  • Vomit after meals?
  • Use laxatives or diuretics?
  • Feel tired, exhausted, and/or depressed?
  • Obsessively think about food, weight, and eating?
  • Exercise obsessively?
  • Avoid eating meals or snacks when you’re around other people?
  • Calculate fat grams, calories, and/or carbohydrates?
  • Weigh yourself often and feel obsessed with the number on the scale?
  • Exercise because you feel like you have to, not because you want to?
  • Feel afraid of gaining weight?
  • Feel out of control when you are eating?
  • Engage in these eating patterns: extreme dieting, withdrawn or rigid behaviors at mealtime, or secretive bingeing?
  • Consider weight loss, dieting, and/or control of food to be one of your major concerns?
  • Feel ashamed, disgusted, or guilty after eating?
  • Worry about the weight, shape, or size of your body?
  • Feel like your identity and value is based on how you look or how much you weigh?