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kieanne

634d

does anyone else struggle with sensory disorders? more specifically to eating? because ever since i was two years old and was starting to eat human food, my parents told me i’ve been such a bad picky eater since. and i mean like i only eat two fruits, one vegetable, a eat a variety of snacks but also struggle trying new ones. like i eat lays chips but i won’t eat doritos. won’t even try them. every morning i have cereal or a muffin. lunch i have cheese and bread. and dinner i have french fries with cheese. my whole life it’s kinda been like this. but when it comes to any sort of drinks like smoothies, alcoholic beverages, soda, etc. i WANT to try it. but have anxiety trying it in front of people because then they give me that “OMG. you tried something new!! how was it?” and for someone who also has social anxiety i HATE that. i hate that attention. i love trying drinks. but i can’t bring myself to ever try anything food related. it’s so difficult for me. i can’t try anything new with people or on my own. just wondering if anyone might know something to help because i want to eat healthy and ik my body is yelling at me to some days, but i just can’t. idk what to do at this point. i’ve been living with the same meals everyday for almost two decades now and i want a change and no one understands why i won’t try anything. i just for once in my life want to go out to a fancy restaurant with someone and eat a meal. rather than sitting there eating fries and feel like everyone is staring at my food while they have a full course meal in front of them. i want to get better at this

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    • pepperpatch

      632d

      @kieanne im so glad i could help! I have it as well and have worked my butt off to try new foods and have opened up a lot of new food options for myself! If you ever want support in trying new foods feel free to hit me up :)

    • randochikn

      634d

      Yep, when I was young I didnt try many foods, my sister also was picky with her foods. It was all texture based for me, I still have dislikes in foods but Ive eaten a little more of them but yeah

    • Vincaniel

      634d

      Yeah when I got older I tolerated most foods but when I was little I hated texture so much. Although things I used to like, I don’t anymore like the texture of yogurt

    • pepperpatch

      634d

      ARFID is commonly associated with being autistic. I recommend looking into ARFID and resources relating to it!

      • kieanne

        634d

        @pepperpatch thank you! i’ve been researching and it feels so good actually being diagnosed with it and finding a reason for my pickiness after so many years. you honestly turned my world around so thank you sm for responding and letting me know! 💕

        • pepperpatch

          632d

          @kieanne im so glad i could help! I have it as well and have worked my butt off to try new foods and have opened up a lot of new food options for myself! If you ever want support in trying new foods feel free to hit me up :)

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