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I Am Addicted to Food

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    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...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Aug 5, 2012

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    For Tonight's Binge... - Subway Sandwich, oatmeal raisin cookie, 2 kashi bars, bigass bowl of vegetables, bowl of raisin bran, and 2 chicken sliders. I feel like it's better...
    fightingtheurges fightingtheurges 18-21, F 2 Responses Aug 14, 2013

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    I swear I couldn't live without the stuff!
    sighimnotgoodwithnames sighimnotgoodwithnames 22-25, F 1 Response Mar 19

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    Hate/Hate - I eat until I can barely move and then I try to eat more. I hated my mom growing up and my dad was never around and now has disowned me because I don't make a lot of...
    EmpathyGreen EmpathyGreen 26-30 1 Response Jun 17, 2013

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    The Bottomless Pit - I eat all the time! I snack at work, I munch when I get home, I will eat a full dinner and then snack all night, the T.V is killing me but I have not been able...
    Pabbles Pabbles 22-25, F 4 Responses Oct 4, 2009

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    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...
    MabelLarosse MabelLarosse 18-21 14 Responses Jul 8, 2013

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    Food Is Ruining My Life - All I can think about is food. I can't go a day without chocolate bars and chips. Usually people can just eat one chocolate bar and be satisfied for a few...
    MusicIsLifexO MusicIsLifexO 18-21 3 Responses Apr 18, 2012

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    Don't Know Why I Eat, But I Eat. - I don't feel like I am an emotional eater. I'm not the type to get sad and eat a pint of ice cream. I'm not sure what causes me to eat. I just...
    ShanHui ShanHui 26-30, F Aug 15, 2010

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    Well, last night I hit a new low. I couldn't sleep and felt a bit bored and peckish so I sat in bed eating CHOCOLATE at 2am! What is wrong with me!?
    fifimeek fifimeek 22-25, F 1 Response Mar 10

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    Food food food...God give me strength
    FatLittleTallLady FatLittleTallLady 26-30, F 1 Response Feb 17

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    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...
    ImNotAFake ImNotAFake 16-17, F 1 Response Aug 9, 2013

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    Forever and ever forever and ever ughhh food makes me happy !! I wish i dont gain weight :(:(:(:(
    dancergirlchicago dancergirlchicago 18-21, F 1 Response Apr 5

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    Conflicted. Late night cravings. I'm so hungry but I know I shouldn't eat this late :/
    Babybird77 Babybird77 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 28

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    I love cheese...and olives. And salt and balsamic vinegar. Mostly though, I love cheese. Total comfort food. I think I can count on two hands how many days of my life I've gone...
    ladyjoyjoy ladyjoyjoy 22-25, F 1 Response Jan 2

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    I cant resist food i love no matter how much there is
    BigFatNick BigFatNick 13-15, M 2 Responses Jan 20

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    I Love Hambugers - My favorite type of hambuger is a chilplaye style. I make it my self it has tamatos bell peppers, hot sauce, onions, ketchup DONE
    codybob1999 codybob1999 22-25 1 Response May 24, 2013

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    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...
    hippocampus hippocampus 56-60 5 Responses Jul 30, 2008

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    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...
    bmari1415 bmari1415 31-35 13 Responses Dec 4, 2010

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    Baby Don't Hate Your Self - I have tried to express my experience thru song please listen I hope it helps!http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wMoqRPK9obo
    Reddress3 Reddress3 66-70, F Jul 28, 2013

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    I'm addicted to food. On a completely serious note. It's a legit addiction, and I struggle with it. I eat even if I'm not hungry, just because it's there.
    reneeo11314 reneeo11314 18-21, F 1 Response Feb 1

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    I Need To Stay Away From Food. - I took a stand and stayed away from fatty food for one month an I feel so great. I am a person always eating and always saying tomorrow I go start...
    Mahaliajackson Mahaliajackson 31-35, F Nov 24, 2013

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    Just Can't Stop At Times - There are times in the day when I'm in the house on my own where I have a bite to eat and 1hour latter I am still feasting on chocolate, cake, And...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Jul 24, 2013

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    Food, Daughter, Food, Boyfriend, Food, Food, Lose Weight, Food - I am a binge eater, I can eat a whole bag of chips in less than 10 mins in the dark while no one is around. I am...
    ilovecjae ilovecjae 22-25 1 Response Jan 9, 2011

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    Tired Of My Body -  I'm 23, about 300 lbs.  A year and a half ago I lost over 80 lbs and got down to 250. I felt SO great, ran a half marathon, and gained so much...
    Evsta Evsta 22-25, M 1 Response Oct 14, 2009

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    The only keeping from being fat is that I tend to eat small portions so I could eat more kinds of food.
    Felicity3110 Felicity3110 22-25, F 1 Response Jan 28

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    I'm not a fatty but I'm trying to get over this one for good by eating mostly raw foods (fresh fruit and veggies, fish, chicken, and I would love to try grass-fed beef.
    leegrow24 leegrow24 16-17, M 1 Response Dec 3, 2013

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    Over the past 6 months I have developed a food addiction. I lost over a stone last year and was a happy size 8 but now i'm piling on the weight and just can't seem to stop eating...
    fifimeek fifimeek 22-25, F 2 Responses Mar 5

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    44 And Still Don't Have A Handle On This! - I don't remember a time that I have not been obsessed with food. My mom says that I cried terribly for the first 2 weeks of my life...
    cozyinak cozyinak 41-45, F 1 Response Sep 23, 2013

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    I Hate Myself For It - I hate myself for this addiction, it makes me put life on hold too often. It's either "all or nothing" thing for me. I'm either feeling in charge...
    AlTs AlTs 22-25 2 Responses Sep 2, 2008

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    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...
    iveseenitall iveseenitall 22-25, F 3 Responses Jan 11, 2008

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    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...
    Thefool614 Thefool614 22-25, M 1 Response Sep 26, 2013

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    Mostly I'm addicted to sugar. I love sweets. Ice cream and chocolate are probably what I crave the most. A couple of years ago I gave up sugar for thirty days. I even went on...
    couldbeheaven couldbeheaven 26-30, F Apr 1

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    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...
    brittanylouis92 brittanylouis92 13-15, F 2 Responses Jan 3, 2013

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    I Cant Stop Eating Junk Food :( - im constantly eating and when im not is when im rather asleep or about to get up and get more food, im just addicted to anything with sugar in it...
    ymasxatl ymasxatl 22-25, F Aug 11, 2013

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    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 22-25, F 5 Responses Mar 6, 2013

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    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...
    jessica426 jessica426 16-17 4 Responses Sep 19, 2008

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    I freaking eat it everyday! I'm out of control and can't stop!!!
    Knyx Knyx 13-15, F 1 Response Feb 12

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    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...
    Aliciayah2 Aliciayah2 18-21 1 Response Nov 27, 2008

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    I literally just had chicken nuggets and fries about thirty minutes after I had grilled cheese sandwiches.
    ToBeMissTakara ToBeMissTakara 13-15, F 1 Response Mar 10

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    Little House - "So long as we keep eating we dont have to wash the dishes."
    juSts0m3giRl juSts0m3giRl 18-21, F Sep 5, 2013

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    I Cant Stop Eating And I Need Help. Please. - I have grown up sad and alone. Food has always been there for me. Making me feel comfort when i have no one to give it. Full when i...
    daisuke13 daisuke13 22-25, M 3 Responses Aug 1, 2013

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    Fooooooood. - 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...
    deleted deleted 26-30 2 Responses Jan 10, 2011

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    Mmm… dem sushis :3 I have always liked food. I like to go out to eat, it's a habit derived from my parents. Food is so comforting. Especially warm or hot food, like cheeeeeeee...
    everybodyclapyourhands everybodyclapyourhands 13-15, F Jan 27

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    I Love Food! - I am your typical food lover. addicted and happy. food makes me happy haha. i love all types of food! I even have an obessesion for ketchup. But I'm proud of it. Yay...
    thepiemaker thepiemaker 13-15, F 2 Responses May 26, 2013

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    I Just Want To Cry... - This is a sad thing to even think about writing.... I have always been a bigger girl but until recently, I never realized that I had a food addiction. I...
    snapthis snapthis 22-25 4 Responses Dec 11, 2011

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    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...
    wickedhate wickedhate 26-30, F 8 Responses Nov 23, 2011

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    Doesnt Matter When Or Why - I can not stop eating.  I just love food.  I love to eat.  I love feeling full.  And most importantly i love all of the happy...
    leeya010101 leeya010101 22-25 1 Response May 23, 2009

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    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...
    Fatone86 Fatone86 26-30 1 Response Apr 5, 2012

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    My Story - I am 26. Today, I am 5'11", weighing in at 334. Just looking at that number makes me feel hopeless. My addiction started when I was younger, around 12 years old, when...
    starrpowell starrpowell 26-30 3 Responses Sep 15, 2013

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    Food Is My Drug of Choice - I guess as a chubby kid I was predisposed to it.  At 11 years old, I was thrust into a difficult to cope, stressful, life changing situation. ...
    mytime mytime 36-40, F 3 Responses Dec 16, 2008

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    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...
    Bman8tor Bman8tor 13-15, M 2 Responses Apr 8, 2013

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    Too Far Gone - I was a skinny child i started getting fat around age 14 at that time i began wearing a size 18 in clothes.I was was often put down by my mom and older sis because...
    SoOverIt85 SoOverIt85 22-25, F 3 Responses Mar 17, 2010

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