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I Am Addicted to Laxatives

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    Ever since I moved to Denver I have experienced

    some weight gain. Nothing was working but I've takin it to a whole other level. When I was 17 I was anorexic my demon of choice was laxatives and lots of them and or not eating at all. I am 24 not and I'm afraid it's gotten worse..... Every time I eat I have to take a laxative...
    browneyedgirl10 browneyedgirl10 22-25, F 4 Responses Apr 11

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    Are You Addicted To Laxatives?

    Are you addicted to laxatives? Would you like the chance to share your story and explore the meaning behind your laxative addiction? 20 West Productions is casting for a new documentary-style series for a major cable network that explores uncommon or overlooked addictions. If you...
    tvcasting tvcasting 31-35, F Sep 20, 2010

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    19 Years...

    Ive been abusing laxatives for 19 years now. started when I was 18 to help lose weight. I'm what the term-bulimarexic. I eat like an anorexic, and purge like a bulimic would. I have a lazy colon now, or atonic colon. Even when I am trying to not use them, I end up having...
    BijouEcho BijouEcho 36-40, F 1 Response Mar 9, 2010

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    Addiction to Laxatives and Pregnancy

      Hi everyone   I am 33 years old and I am addiction to Laxatives for more then 15 years!   It begins when I was 17 years old with 1 pill per day and as the years passed by I found myself taken 50 per day and sometimes more!   6 months ago I started a...
    lee8c lee8c 31-35 4 Responses Dec 2, 2008

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    Dont Give Up

    I had this problem as well. My hope is that by sharing my story, you won't have to look much farther for the answers you are looking for. If you don't care to read the story, scroll down I'll leave some tips at the bottom.This problem began with me two years ago. Basically I had...
    ssss654321 ssss654321 22-25 2 Responses May 8, 2012

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    Babymma

    to whom it concerns, I got pregnant at only fifteen years old. after having my baby and going to high school still, all the girls around me look so skinny and in shape. Starting back about 7months ago I thought taking laxatives would help me lose excess weight from my binge...
    Cupicake2012 Cupicake2012 18-21, F 2 Responses Jul 13, 2012

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    I'm Addicted And

    Not taking them anymore makes me feel so wrong, so fat. I need them.
    CrazyHippieChick CrazyHippieChick 22-25, F 8 Responses Dec 28, 2010

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    This Is New

    I have been on the pills for a month now I wanna know what the best ones are
    sarnowskij sarnowskij 31-35 3 Responses Apr 23, 2011

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    I Od'd

    Dear Young Girls or Newbie LaxMias, When I was 14, I had taken laxatives as usual, but I got busy and forgot to drink water and didn't think about the fact that I hadn't eaten or that there had been nothing to **** out the last time I took them, let alone this time. So, I began...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Nov 4, 2011

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    I Know

      Laxative Abuse and the laxative habit are terms    used to describe the mis-use, and the over-use,    of laxatives which produces a complete    dependency upon laxatives to move the bowels.        ...
    deleted deleted 26-30 22 Responses Nov 15, 2008

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    Laxatives Come With The Life Of A Model

    I'm only 18 and I have been addicted to laxatives for only a year now and I don't plan on stopping but it's ruining my life! I do modeling and I have major insecurities. I study medicine full time too . Sometimes I can't go to uni because I know I've taken several too many...
    TeenageBeautyQueen TeenageBeautyQueen 18-21, F Oct 21, 2012

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    Stop It Before Its To Late

    I was addicted to laxactives, it's a terrible addiction. I took multiple laxatives a day. I was so determined to lose weight. Laxactives do not help weight loss, I'm not saying that to try to convince you not to take them or anything, they do NOT. I kept taking them. Nothing ever...
    Thispsycho Thispsycho 16-17, F 1 Response Jun 5, 2012

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    2 Years On Laxatives

    I was diagnosed with Ulcerative colitis 6 years ago. I was going to the toilet up to 40 times a day. I lost 3 stone in weight ( i was overweight and had it to lose thankfully). As i started to get better i noticed my weight creeping up again so i started to take laxatives, not...
    mimbot mimbot 31-35 Dec 9, 2011

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    How Did I Get to This Point?

    Hey everyone, I am 23 years old and I am addicted to laxatives.  And i cant believe this but its been three years now that I have been taking them.  I started of only taking a couple of them per day and at one point I was taking like maybe 20 per day depending on what...
    pottybreak pottybreak 22-25 4 Responses Feb 16, 2009

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    Help With My Emotional Eating And Laxative Abuse

    Hi there, I've lost almost all of my baby weight and would like another 10-20, but have hit a wall... I eat when alone and eat and eat, then I use laxatives to help not gain weight... HELP......
    melomad melomad 31-35 Sep 15, 2010

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    I Feel Alone

    I have been taking laxatives for over 3 months now.  I take laxative chocolate 2-3 bars a day.  I had lost over 5 stone just eating 1 meal a day but my weight seemed to stick and I couldn't shift anymore, then I decided maybe taking laxatives would help and it did, I...
    donnabubble38 donnabubble38 36-40, F 1 Response Jul 9, 2010

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    3.5 Years On Laxatives

    Its been over 3 years since I've been taking laxatives... They helped me lose & maintain my weight. I'm a binge eater, so I began binge eating and using laxatives, because vomiting would cause my blood vessels on my face to burst... I really want to stop, but when I do, I can't...
    Tobeskinny Tobeskinny 31-35, F 1 Response May 26, 2012

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    I'm afraid I'm growing an addiction.

    I take 1 laxative every week. The most I probably take is 2 a week. Sometimes I abuse and sometimes I need them to help with my bowel movements. This started around March and I don't take them every week but most. Am I addicted? And I want to drink prune juice instead of taking...
    BriannaMack BriannaMack 18-21, F 1 Response Jun 26

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    its so sad how addicted i have become to this freaking game! I'm embarrassed at how much i play. No judging please lol Leave your Game Center names if you want.
    krazzykay74 krazzykay74 22-25, F Sep 6

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    I love and am absolutely addicted to online shopping. Now that I am pregnant I prefer to shop at home. After the babies are born, I will get out and from store to store and shop...
    maturemominbackyard maturemominbackyard 46-50, F Sep 7

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    I am addicted to fanfiction.net. I hate my addiction, but I can't stop. I know it's hurting my bf. Most days, all I can think about is the stories. I had my bf use an application...
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    It all started when my friend Abdul introduced it to me while we were going out for an excursion from school. He said it was normal, at first it was embarrassing, Also one day at...
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    I am addicted very much to e-books, especially werewolves and vampires. I read a little bit of everything including, Christian, romance, supernatural, foods/diets and inspirational...
    denaellis575 denaellis575 46-50, F 19 hrs ago

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    I have a humor blog finding-marlin.tumblr.com and literally it's all I do before, during, and after school.
    nkem2916 nkem2916 16-17, F 1 Response 11 hrs ago

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    I absolutely love girls in thongs and yoga pants. Message me your pictures!
    FerrisSteiner FerrisSteiner 18-21, M 4 hrs ago

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    No, seriously. My anxiety is through the roof. I want the answers NOW. I want to know what's coming...heed warning. Funny thing is? I'm a recovering addict. I've been clean for 8...
    triciattt triciattt 22-25, F 3 Responses 3 hrs ago

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    Girls if you wear thongs, message me and we can talk about them for hours.
    nikolas444 nikolas444 18-21, M 2 hrs ago

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    Girls if you wear thongs, message me and we can talk about them for hours.
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    My mom bought me concert tickets but she said if I drank regular pop I can't go she only wants me to drink diet. I don't think I can do this.
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    sweetiekiss sweetiekiss 22-25, F 2 Responses Aug 22

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    Have you cut or deliberately injured yourself in the past year? We invite you to share your experience by participating in a quick online study to learn more about people’s...
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