Excerpt: Anorexia nervosa can be a difficult disorder to diagnose, since individuals with anorexia often attempt to hide the disorder. Denial and secrecy frequently accompany other symptoms. It is unusual for an individual with anorexia to seek professional help because the individual typically does not accept that she or he has a problem (denial).
Does this sound familiar? Ribbons, you need to get professional help. You won't be able to just change your mindset. This is a psychological disorder that needs to be addressed by a professional. Please make sure you go to the Dr.! You are doing the right thing by speaking to your parents and going to see a Dr. I know it's hard to see it now, but it's the only way to get on the road to recovery and to start enjoying your life again. I know you aren't enjoying your life as much right now because you are being consumed day in and day out by your disorder. I've been there. Life will be better once you accept that you have an eating disorder and that you get professional help for it.