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Part II: How Ana Took Over

*WARNING: this post contains vivid descriptions of what I did to lose weight. Please take aware what I did was very harmful to my body and that this is not a healthy method to lose weight. If this might trigger you, please do not read on. The intention of this post is for you to get to know about my journey of how I became anorexic and how Ana was a manifestation of what had become my habitual critical judgmental way of thinking after 10 years.   More of Ana, less of Gaby   I went back to Edinburgh for the start of year 2. I began researching what foods can help you lose weight, voluminous foods, to eat more veggies and fruits since they are filled with fibre and fill you up. I cut off all carbs and fat. I began incessantly calorie counting. I portioned out my meals. I weighed every single gram of food.   I went on a strict eating and fitness routine. Breakfast was a small bowl of plain oatmeal …