I Have A Doctors Appt… Is This My Out?!?

4f26922b1315df6e329278fc4e203a24I’m panicking. Majorly panicking. Why? Because today my doctor’s office called me and told me that the doctor wants me to “come in to discuss my test results.”

I know this is a normal occurrence for most people who go to the doctor and have blood tests but I get routine blood work done for an autoimmune issue and my doctor almost always calls me themselves and has that conversation over the phone so when I got the phone call today it instantly put me on guard. I’ve also got an insane fear that the doctor somehow figured something is wrong based on my tests and knows about my problems. I know I’ve said before I hope they figure it out but it’s kind of one of those things I both want and don’t want in all the same ways.

Having the doctor call and tell me I need an appointment takes so much stress off the situation,they want to see me which means I am not going into the situation with anyone expecting me to confess my health issues but it still allows me a forum to do so.

Sometimes in this life, only one or two opportunities are put before us, and we must seize them, no matter the risk.

The risk is huge. I’m asking myself to betray my ED which at this point feels like I am sentencing myself to death and like an insurmountable task. I know going into this once I let my confession pass the safety of my lips I won’t be able to go back, won’t be able to take back what I said and that my life will only get more complicated. In theory it should help it get better, I’m still not sure though but maybe I should listen, seize the opportunity, take the risk.

I know it can never feel like the right time to get rid of an eating disorder (hence why I have battled the decision for over 6 months and the disease longer) but maybe this is it, my chance. I want to believe so bad that it is but I’m not sure what to trust or believe any more.

5 thoughts on “I Have A Doctors Appt… Is This My Out?!?

  1. Telling my doctor was one of the best decisions I ever made. Your ED will try and manipulate you into keeping it a secret, but it doesn’t want what’s best for you. I pray that you find the courage to speak up, it’s a very brave thing to do. You can do it – I’ll be rooting for you!

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  2. Good luck with your appointment and stay strong. It’s so tough in the beginning to reveal the secret, but once you do, this amazing weight just lifts from your shoulders – you’re not alone anymore šŸ™‚

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