I Am Addicted to Food

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    And I haven't been able to stop myself despite

    knowing I have health problems. I vomited blood this morning. Going to see a specialist. Perhaps this will finally be my turning point....
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    1 Response Feb 16, 2016

    Food is all I think about.

    I feel like food is the only thing that makes me happy / the only thing I look forward to. I also 99% of the time overeat at every meal. If I'm not feeling stuffed / or almost sick I don't seem to be satisfied. I get these cravings for certain foods mostly salty I'll eat a whole...
    Slackergirl Slackergirl
    31-35, F
    2 Responses Jul 29, 2014

    I eat all the time. When I'm happy,

    when I'm sad and even when I'm bored. I try to diet but than i think of all of the good food I'm going to miss out. I cannot see any food that i like because even if I'm not hungry, I will eat it because I'm afraid of it not being there when I am. I feel like S*** after I over...
    gotanegra gotanegra
    26-30, F
    5 Responses May 26, 2014

    Hopeless Food Addict: When I grew up I just

    ate to much. That was all. When I was overweight as a little girl my mother would strongly urge me to loose weight. That saddened me and I ate to compensate. Then puberty and more eating. By the time I hit college I was over three hundred pounds. I gained over 180lbs in college...
    UnhealthySSBBW UnhealthySSBBW
    26-30, F
    2 Responses Jun 27, 2015


    I am 18, 235 pounds. I eat alot of food, i dont want to but i actually feel like i cant stop myself. I eat everything i can find... I feel horrible afterwards but i cant stop. I get depressed often. My job is a very high level activity, and i feel slow and my mind is always on...
    karly94 karly94
    22-25, F
    2 Responses May 3, 2013

    I've made decisions based on food.

    ..the availability of food...or if I'll be able to binge in privacy. I don't binge anymore though. But I eat.....
    mercedes810 mercedes810
    26-30, F
    Mar 19, 2016

    Food 101

    I have realized that I am a food addict. At first I thought I just liked to eat but now I know that it is an addiction. If there is food in front of me I will eat it. I love to stuff myself immensely then let the button loose on my jeans for all of my fat to hang out. I think...
    deleted deleted
    1 Response Aug 5, 2012

    I'm addicted to eating ice cream

    after a really stressful day.. (which are most days.) :3
    RosaGoesMeow RosaGoesMeow
    18-21, F
    1 Response Jun 22, 2015

    I Am Addicted To Fast Food.

    I go to great lengths to get fast food when no one can catch me. I will buy with cash so my husband can't track it on my card, I do it when he is at work, or in the middle of the night. I make sure the bags are in the trash before he has a chance to see them. I don't know how to...
    wickedhate wickedhate
    26-30, F
    6 Responses Nov 23, 2011

    Not a Little Princess Anymore

    When i was little you could say that i was a little princess more beautiful than anything you had ever seen but by age 8 sexual abuse and stress of life had caused me to take comfort in food by the age of 12 i was 180 pounds eventually i got down to about 140 by 15 but being a...
    Aliciayah2 Aliciayah2
    1 Response Nov 27, 2008

    Cut myself opening a can of beans with a

    butterknife.. Srsly. Get yself a can opener
    Spect8 Spect8
    Nov 15, 2015
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    Aug 25, 2015

    Food, My Weight And Working Out Are All I Think About.

    I've gone up and down with my weight my whole life. Being extremely overweight twice now by the age of 26 is terriable! I eat the most when I'm alone when no one can watch me stuff myself. I think about food every waking moment! Anything that is bad for me I want it. It's easiest...
    Fatone86 Fatone86
    1 Response Apr 5, 2012

    Whenever I go on diets all I think about all

    day is food. If I'm not dieting and eating whatever I want in fine, but when I start to restrict is when I can't stop thinking about my next meal.
    tormentedinternally tormentedinternally
    26-30, M
    1 Response Jun 20, 2015
    Jessica3090 Jessica3090
    18-21, F
    Jan 14, 2016

    All I Do Is Eat Eat Eat

    If I like it, I'll find it and eat it until I'm sick. M&M's, pita chips, chocolate, peanut butter, candy, nuts, ice cream...for a minute, the flavors mezmerize and I feel good. Then I realize what I've done, how much I have eaten and it disgusts me, but it doesn't stop me. I...
    brittanylouis92 brittanylouis92
    13-15, F
    1 Response Jan 3, 2013

    I constantly look at buzzfeed,

    thrillist, huffington post, and any other food news source. It's impossible for me to stop and I do it compulsively. As I eat, I think about my next meal and obsess over food. I am not fat, but I am trying to loose weight. Food is just too good and is constantly on my mind!
    Isabellarose94 Isabellarose94
    22-25, F
    2 Responses Jan 30, 2015

    I am totally addicted!

    In fact, I believe that if I didn't eat I would die.
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    1 Response Jul 1, 2014


    Food, has been addiction for years now, ever since i was a kid. i was always the fat kid. i hated it. i would try dieting and not eating certain foods and cutting back, within 2 weeks i always cave. the most i've ever lost was 20 pounds and after i gained back 40. i cannot stop...
    deleted deleted
    2 Responses Jan 10, 2011

    I'm a size 4, but I'm extremely addicted to

    food. Luckily my metabolism is high enough that I literally go to the bathroom within a couple of hours after I eat. But then once I go to the bathroom I want to eat again. I could literally eat all day and night. I LOVE LOVE FOOD AND COOKING. I just wish I could eat just 3...
    csjordan70 csjordan70
    2 Responses Jun 7, 2014

    I just cant stop eating.

    And i cant eat healthy anymore. Upon moving to my dads, junk food now surrounds me. And once i start eating, my appetite only grows. Im obsessed with that delicious, sugary, flavor. I just keep eating and eating.
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    2 Responses Jul 11, 2015
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    1 Response Feb 16, 2015

    It's so unhealthy, and I know it.

    I see myself getting fatter and fatter, but I can't stop myself from eating the foods I love. Clothes don't fit me right, and I know I'm the "fat girl" in all of my classes at school. I want to lose weight, I want to be healthy, I just don't know where to start and I'm scared of...
    LittleHell LittleHell
    18-21, F
    1 Response Dec 8, 2015

    I love mcdonalds and I can't stop having it I

    pass it turn around and go get some love it so much
    Thefatgainer13man Thefatgainer13man
    1 Response May 17, 2015

    Never Ends

    I'll wake up in the morning and think "just a bowl of cereal...that's all I need..." but things never happen that way. This morning when I went upstairs I found bacon in the fridge and so I cooked it up...fried it actually. Then I ate my cereal. When my brother woke up he knew I...
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    1 Response Aug 9, 2013

    All Day, Every Day

    I love food so much, that for one weekend my parents were away, I did nothing but eat and watch tv all weekend. Pizza, chips candy, it was soooo good. I don't mind that I am fat, but this is certainly a part of that.
    Bman8tor Bman8tor
    18-21, M
    2 Responses Apr 8, 2013

    My parents know how to cook

    and they're both really good with it. They passed it on to my older sister who knows how to bake now :) I was taught by them when I was eight so I know the basics, but I refuse to bake anything.
    despitebeingdifferent despitebeingdifferent
    18-21, F
    1 Response May 20, 2014

    Always Eating

    Im Italian and food is my life but it makes me hate myself. Im 300 pounds and 57 years old and fear Im heading to a piano casket soon. the harder I try to stop compulsive eating the more I eat. I want to go to OA but I am so uncomfortable there and I dont understamd how being...
    hippocampus hippocampus
    5 Responses Jul 30, 2008

    Just Realzed

    I am just now realizing Im addicted to food.  I find total pleasure in eating.  From the first bite I take to the last and I cant seem to stop eating.  Its like my body doesn't know when its full.  Food is so delicious and I enjoy every moment of it.  The...
    bmari1415 bmari1415
    13 Responses Dec 4, 2010

    One thing I cannot go without eating at least

    once a week is pizza.What's your favorite food that you CANNOT live without?😍
    AshleyNichole1995 AshleyNichole1995
    22-25, F
    Aug 5, 2015

    I Love Food Too Much

    its impossible for me to not eat. i love food waytoo much i try to keep weight offbut its the hardest thing in the world. any tips anyone.
    Ashley223 Ashley223
    26-30, F
    4 Responses Mar 6, 2013

    I swearrrrrrr... I get crazier cravings

    than a pregnant woman. xD Wooooooohooooo forget team Jacob. I'm Team Food
    TheComplication TheComplication
    18-21, M
    Aug 26, 2014

    My food addiction is getting worser

    and worser each day, its to the point where I already have a plan for what I'm going to eat for the day, and after I eat that, I still feel hungry like I hadn't eaten enough, even at night my food cravings are the worst, I get the urge to eat everything insight, I think about...
    Ki123 Ki123
    22-25, F
    1 Response Sep 24, 2015

    Who isn't ? I can't go without meat

    and other salty foods
    peace90 peace90
    26-30, F
    2 Responses Aug 6, 2015
    JakH20 JakH20
    22-25, M
    Jan 14, 2015

    It's been one week since I vomited blood.

    Started a gym membership yesterday and going today. Haven't had butter in one week. I haven't over eaten in one week. Baby steps.
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    Feb 23, 2016
    fauxlady fauxlady
    26-30, F
    Aug 19, 2014
    FatLittleTallLady FatLittleTallLady
    31-35, F
    1 Response Feb 17, 2014

    Happy+bored+sad+any Emotion= Food Intake

    i eat food all the time.....i can't stop myself.... it sucks. i eat it when i'm sad, angry, happy, bored.....especially bored....which seems to be all the time. i have a love/hate relationship with food....actually it's more of a love.... i can't seem to stop...
    iveseenitall iveseenitall
    22-25, F
    3 Responses Jan 11, 2008
    sighimnotgoodwithnames sighimnotgoodwithnames
    26-30, F
    Mar 19, 2014

    I find that right after i finish a meal I'm

    immediately thinking of more food afterwards. And in the end I always give into it, but the taste is always worth the guilt xD
    PiggieCutie PiggieCutie
    16-17, F
    3 Responses Jan 17, 2016

    My wife is bringing me home 5 big lemon filled

    enclairs I can't wait I'm starving.
    deleted deleted
    Sep 4, 2015

    I'm soooooooo addicted to corn starch like

    omggggg I freaking love it I wish I had some right now :( but I don't I want to go in the store and buy about 4 boxes right now corn starch only last me about 2 days if I'm lucky enough to know not to eat it all it last a week . . I WANT SOME SOOOO BAD RIGHT NOW
    Strange143 Strange143
    18-21, F
    Nov 30, 2014

    Afraid to go to hell

    for "gluttony". I SWEAR! These psychiatric drugs, I realized...force us to SIN involuntarily. Me being on psych drugs nearly all my life & the side effects are increased appetite. It wasn't until I started to take Prozac, @ age 10, that everyone started to call me GREEDY for...
    otad12 otad12
    31-35, F
    Jul 13, 2014

    I Can't Stop Eating

    I don't think i really have a "problem" yet. I'm at the point where i can say "well this is my 4th meal of the day, i should probably stop." But the thing is, eating is my favorite thing to do. When i am out with friends and someone mentions they are hungry, i...
    jessica426 jessica426
    4 Responses Sep 19, 2008

    I Don't Have Just One Weakness

    There is nothing is particular I'm addicted to. I don't have constant cravings for sweets, I never eat fast food, and I don't even like chips or other unhealthy snacks that much. But I love to eat. It hardly matters what it is--I am a hardcore fridge-raider extraordinaire. I...
    MabelLarosse MabelLarosse
    11 Responses Jul 8, 2013

    Sneek Food

    I live with my mother, as soon as she goes to work I get on the phone and order food. When she dosen't go to work I get mad because I can't get as much food as I want.. I hide food in my bed room, so I can eat after she goes to bed... Some nights I will have food delivered...
    Thefool614 Thefool614
    26-30, M
    1 Response Sep 26, 2013

    If I like you, you may double dip.

    Only if I like you!!!
    biggunsatx biggunsatx
    41-45, M
    1 Response Aug 25, 2014
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