Chick #1: I’m starving.
Chick #2: I haven’t eaten all day.
Chick #1: Do you have issues with food?
Chick #2: No, not really. Well, I tried throwing up after eating for a while, but I wasn’t really into it.
Chick #1: So, what do you do now?
Chick #2: I just don’t eat.

–Cafe at Bloomingdale’s

Tourist kid to his brother: Shut up. There’s no such thing as a male anorexic. Right? And I’m not one of them.

–JetBlue Terminal, JFK

Overheard by: frequent flier

Anorexic dancer #1: Dude, so I only have to lose like, twelve more pounds.
Anorexic dancer #2: No way! I’ll never get cast in the workshop performance if I don’t break one hundred.
Anorexic dancer #1: Yeah, you should just give up now.

–School of American Ballet

JAP #1: Yeah, I was only able to throw up breakfast and lunch today.
JAP#2: Damn! I hate when that happens.

–Bergdorf Goodman

Anorexic JAP: What, you couldn’t afford an entire outfit?
Obese woman in Britney Spears get-up: What, bitch, you couldn’t afford an entire meal?
Anorexic JAP: [silence]

–Uptown E train

Queer: Did she know she was going to be naked for the photo shoot?
Anorexia: Yeah, I even told her in German.

–26th & 5th

Nurse lady #1: Who do you think is going to OD first?
Nurse lady #2: Mary-Kate.
Nurse lady #1: Yeah, I know.

–Memorial Sloan-Kettering hospital, E. 68th Street

Overheard by: Phenders

Pizza guy: No pizza for you?
FIT chick #1: No, I don’t eat. I’m anorexic.
FIT chick #2: Yeah, look what she’s wearing. That’s what happens when you don’t eat. You go fucking crazy.

–27th & 7th pizzeria