posted on Mar, 5 2005 @ 07:25 AM
Reaganwasour wrote me a U2U and since I haven't got enough postings to date I wasn't able to respond by U2U, I believe I need at least 20 posts
before I can respond, so I will answer his question in this post. He asked what Pro-Ana meant? Pro-Ana means FOR the lifestyle of anorexia. America is
a truly unusual country where people believe in total freedoms where even mental illnesses could be forwarded as alternate lifestyles of choice.
Having suffered from anorexia as a teen I can say it was never a choice for me it was a damaging and disgusting lifestyle I forced myself into.
I was totally horrified to find websites that were promoting and supporting this mental disease as a lifestyle choice. One actually encouraged
surreptitiously that kids under 18 make the decision whether they want to adhere to the law that states that material promoting this lifestyle should
not be accessed by kids under 18. They even have pictures of "success stories" Kervorkian went to prison for aiding people to commit suicide why
aren't these people in prison?
(first-time visitors, please read)
This is a pro-ana website. That means this is a place where anorexia is regarded as a lifestyle and a choice, not an illness or disorder. There are no
If you regard anorexia exclusively as a disease, see yourself as the "victim" of an "eating disorder" in need of "recovery", or are seeking
"recovery," it is strongly suggested that you leave this site immediately. IF you choose to ignore this warning, you WILL be triggered by the
content of this site. I REFUSE to be held responsible for YOUR decisions since I am not able to make YOUR judgment calls for you.
If you are under the age of 18, current laws in your geographical region may require you to obtain parental consent to view the contents of this
website. You and you alone -- not me -- are responsible for determining if such laws exist and whether you obey them."