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I Am Addicted to Food

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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 eating health . But I made that stand n im so happy I did it for me.
    Mahaliajackson Mahaliajackson 31-35, F Nov 24, 2013

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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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    FatLittleTallLady FatLittleTallLady 31-35, F 1 Response Feb 17

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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 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 26-30 2 Responses Jan 10, 2011

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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'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 16-17, F Nov 30

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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." 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 16-17 4 Responses Sep 19, 2008

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    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

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    Forever and ever forever

    and ever ughhh food makes me happy !! I wish i dont gain weight :(:(:(:(
    dancergirlchicago dancergirlchicago 26-30, F 1 Response Apr 5

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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 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 56-60 5 Responses Jul 30, 2008

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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… oops, sorry. I was thinking about cheese again. I also like mangoes and pomegranates and raspberries and other fruits, especially obscure ones. I...
    everybodyclapyourhands everybodyclapyourhands 13-15, F Jan 27

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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 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 18-21 1 Response Nov 27, 2008

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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 than a full jar of 2200-calorie nutella plus half a bag of pretzels, or a full large pizza from Pizza Hut (hand tossed, yummy...
    fightingtheurges fightingtheurges 18-21, F 1 Response Aug 14, 2013

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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 without cheese! It's always made me happy...my mom says that when I was little and complained of feeling sick with a headache or...
    Conflictedchicklet Conflictedchicklet 26-30, F 1 Response Jan 2

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    I freaking eat it everyday!

    I'm out of control and can't stop!!!
    Knyx Knyx 16-17, F 2 Responses Feb 12

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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 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 26-30 1 Response Aug 5, 2012

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    If I like you, you may double dip.

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

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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 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

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    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

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    I LOVE FOOD. It belongs in my belly

    where it will make my belly nice and soft and fat. I wish I could eat all of the food in the world.
    ilovefatforsomereason ilovefatforsomereason 22-25, M 2 Responses Sep 30

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    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 3 Responses Jul 29

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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 until she put cereal in my bottle and then I calmed down. Growing up, I hid food and binged every chance I had. I found purging in High School and...
    cozyinak cozyinak 41-45, F 1 Response Sep 23, 2013

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    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 1 Response Jul 13

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    Addicted

    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 18-21, F 2 Responses May 3, 2013

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    I Planned Tomorrow'S Breakfast 3 Course

      14x bacon 1/2 blueberry pie 3 stacks of 10 pancakes 6 plate sized waffles 2) hunger stimulant 17 German bratwurst 3 slices of cake 12 butter stacked toast hunger stimulant 3) 4 slices of honey cured ham ( Gretta does a good job on this) 2 ham and cheese pain is...
    fatagustus fatagustus 16-17, M 2 Responses Aug 21, 2013

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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 mind that I am fat, but this is certainly a part of that.
    Bman8tor Bman8tor 13-15, M 2 Responses Apr 8, 2013

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    I am totally addicted!

    In fact, I believe that if I didn't eat I would die.
    deleted deleted 26-30 2 Responses Jul 1

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    Addiction

    As sit here scoffing my face i fear that i will never break this addiction and maybe i am heading for being old fat and bedridden like those people you see on tv shows . To me when i eat i think i feel soothed and then those feel good hormones kick in and i just feel so good.In...
    jadebree jadebree 31-35, F 1 Response Feb 19, 2013

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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 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...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Aug 9, 2013

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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 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 18-21 12 Responses Jul 8, 2013

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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 my father was arrested. My family fell apart. Everyone was worried about him, and I felt overlooked. So, I ate...
    starrpowell starrpowell 26-30 1 Response Sep 15, 2013

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    sighimnotgoodwithnames sighimnotgoodwithnames 22-25, F Mar 19

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    BigFatNick BigFatNick 13-15, M 2 Responses Jan 20

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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....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 2 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.. 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 22-25, M 1 Response Sep 26, 2013

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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. Food lovers, come, let us unite! haha
    thepiemaker thepiemaker 13-15, F 1 Response May 26, 2013

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    i work so hard to stay fit,

    but at the end of the day, i just give up and eat all the food i set my eyes on.
    ninjadentistinspace ninjadentistinspace 16-17, F 3 Responses Oct 30

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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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    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'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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    My wife is....and it's starting to catch up

    with her! She eats like a horse but somehow has managed to stay at 116 lbs on a 5'2" body. Seriously she will down 4 huge slices of pizza dipped in massive amount of ranch and then have a huge bowl of ice cream an hour later! She has always had a little fat on her thighs and...
    newgain285 newgain285 31-35, M 4 Responses Aug 27

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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 26-30, F 4 Responses Mar 6, 2013

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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.  Its like my body doesn't know when its full.  Food is so delicious and I enjoy every moment of it.  The...
    bmari1415 bmari1415 31-35 13 Responses Dec 4, 2010

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    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 41-45 2 Responses Jun 7

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    fauxlady fauxlady 22-25, F Aug 19

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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 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 26-30 1 Response Apr 5, 2012

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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 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

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    Food is fab like who doesnt love it when your sad
    ConnorWelsh ConnorWelsh 18-21, M 2 Responses Nov 19

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    Oh my biggest downfall.. The moment my feelings are hurt, I look for the food.. Today I fought back with a nice workout.. Wasn't easy but I pushed through the craving.
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