Brain 'distorts own body image'

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  1. SacredSilence

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    hee, I was just about to post that link, lucky I checked. :)
     
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    Tehe beat you to it ;) Xx
     
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    You did love, I like your B&A's
     
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    Sorry, I have only just seen your post.

    Thankyou re pics, I still have 2 stone to go but I`m getting there! :D

    Xxx
     
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    It does, i've just done a presentation on Anorexia for Psychology at college, and I did a bit on this, that people can still see themselves as fat (and it is very real to them, its not just like they've seen a bit of puppy fat its that they actually see themselves as huge) its down to bodily perception and I can totally understand why that does happen as even people who are not anorexic but have lost a huge amount of weight, it can take a while for their head to catch up with how much weight they have really lost, as if you still perceive yourself as overweight, that is how you will see yourself.
     
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    Interesting.

    I used to think I had pretty large hands, but I've had a lot of people tell me how "cute and small" my hands are. Weird.
     
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