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I Am Addicted to Laxatives

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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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    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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    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 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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    I'm 16 and I'm addicted to laxatives.

    From a very young age the only things I've ever wanted it to be "skinny". Even being young I'd blow the candles out on my cake wishing to be thin like the other girls in my class. Eventually, I got fatter as I took personal problems out on fatty, sugary foods.. And as an effect...
    britterz123 britterz123 16-17, F 1 Response 1 day ago

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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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    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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    I'm Addicted And

    Not taking them anymore makes me feel so wrong, so fat. I need them.
    CrazyHippieChick CrazyHippieChick 18-21, F 8 Responses Dec 28, 2010

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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    I'm 24 years old, 5'5", 115 pounds, the day bartender at a very successful bar, and the single mother to one beautiful girl. I've been abusing my Adderall lately...and loving it. I...
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    theflightlessbird theflightlessbird 26-30, F 1 Response Jul 16

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    I honestly would tickle girls every day if I could. Tickling is just the best way to bond with someone. Any girls on here addicted to tickling as well?
    spikekekoa spikekekoa 22-25, M 1 Response Jul 19

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    I'm addicted to every food! I can't help it! Needs must, and my stomach needs a lot! So comfort food is very comfortable for me :D
    InternationalDarkness InternationalDarkness 13-15, F Jul 19

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    InternationalDarkness InternationalDarkness 13-15, F 2 Responses Jul 19

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    Okay. So I feel addicted to EP. You people are great though.
    scarredbutrelentless scarredbutrelentless 18-21, M 1 Response a week ago

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    I had such intense anxiety that I could barely leave the house. I started my medication over a year ago, but now I'm addicted and not sure what to think.
    ElizabethKBitton ElizabethKBitton 22-25, F 6 days ago

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    Everyone who is addicted more then 9 years comment me!
    angel8i angel8i 31-35, F 6 Responses 6 days ago

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    It's weird because, normally when you no longer have something or someone in your life, you move on. But it seems the longer my ex has been gone, the crazier I get. He's taken...
    everydayregret everydayregret 13-15, F 4 Responses 4 days ago

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    Cage03 Cage03 22-25, M 2 Responses 4 days ago

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    tamaraiwannaknow tamaraiwannaknow 16-17, F 1 Response 4 days ago

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    MUSIC I'm addicted love you babe lol
    yassbishh yassbishh 16-17, F 1 Response 2 days ago

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    I'm not addicted right now but I'll post my experience. I hooked up with cocaine on spring 2013. I spent all my money and dropped out from school. Until this moment I'm trying to...
    Arobi Arobi 31-35, M 1 Response 2 days ago

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