You spend a significant amount of time each day looking in the mirror, worrying about your appearance or thinking about your weight or shape.
Your need to exercise overwhelms other important goals like spending time with family, or you need to exercise to feel good about yourself. Your discussions about your sport take on an urgent, intense or desperate tone.
You plan your day around your eating disorder - whether finding food on which to binge, or a place to purge.
You can’t eat in a normal social situation. If you do have a plate of food in public, you move it around but rarely take a bite.
You spend significant time hiding or covering up your eating behavior.
You feel trapped or hopeless about your eating behaviors.
SOURCES: Dr. Theodore E. Weltzin, Roberto Olivardia, and Barbara Lawrence, author of ”The Hungry i”