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Anorexia is a serious eating disorder, which involves constantly over worrying about your weight and trying to keep your body weight as low as possible. People with anorexia spend all of their time monitoring their calorie intake and avoid eating to try and lose weight. Many have been reported to have a distorted image of themselves and their body, which may contribute to its onset. Many often take part in excessive exercising too. When you have anorexia, the desire to lose weight becomes the most important thing in your life and you often lose the ability to see yourself as you truly are. Life becomes a relentless pursuit of thinness and going to extremes to lose weight – no matter how skinny you become, it is never enough.