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    TO EVERYONE STRUGGLING WITH BULIMIA I can't

    even begin to keep up with the new stories everyday but I can share a story of hope and desire to help you all through your battles. It's only been since February 2012 that I ended my battle with bulimia/anorexia and decided to eat and do what ever I wanted whether I gained...
    Faith4869 Faith4869 22-25, F 3 Responses Dec 28, 2013

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    Why don't I tell my parents?

    For the simplest reasons. First they'll start yelling at me and making me feel bad for something I have no control of, they'll make everything about them and tell me how they get me what I want and **** "isn't that enough?" None of parents nor my family will understand that...
    Aircatcher34 Aircatcher34 13-15, F 1 Response May 31

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    Purged again! Finally!

    It feels like it's been forever and I'm so glad I did it :)
    indecisivewitch indecisivewitch 18-21, F Jan 28

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    Over the past 12 hours I have eaten 3/4 of an

    ice cream cake my roommate got me for my birthday, then threw it up while drunk in the shower and she walked in and thank god didn't notice because she was just going to the bathroom. Then I woke up and went for a 25 mile bike ride, and went to an all-you-can eat buffet that was...
    Ma1821 Ma1821 18-21, F Oct 26, 2014

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    When I was 8 I suffered from anorexia,

    I recovered. But when I was in 9th grade I started with bulimia, I stopped 'cause I got scared when I saw blood, sometimes when I get nervous I do it again, but in reality I can't stop.
    justlivingitup justlivingitup 16-17, F Apr 1

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    i really want to be fit,

    but my mom just makes me eat so much. she's overweight and hates it when i seem to be controlling my food, so she makes me eat a lot of food. i don't want to become fat! i hate eating all of this food. she doesn't want me to be fit. so i've resorted to throwing up what i can. i...
    anonymousjuly anonymousjuly 13-15, F 1 Response May 24

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    Have you ever experienced doing something you

    knew was bad but you cant stop doing it because it gives you comfort and reassurance? yeah, that's me and Mia (bulimia).
    jamiieeee jamiieeee 18-21, F Jan 17, 2014

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    I'm fine.

    It's been a week since I was last sick..... I'm feeling okay, so all's looking good. I think it's going to stop because of what I did to myself last weekend. I realized how bad it made my depression when I was doing it.  It lasted for probably about...
    Achilles1989 Achilles1989 22-25, M 2 Responses Apr 19, 2009

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    I Hate the Feeling

    I'm 14, 5'4 and 194 it's disgusting. I hate the way I look and I'm fixing that. I don't eat. Only when I have to and when I do I head straight for the bathroom to dispose of the things I ate. I hate the feeling of my stomach begging for food. I'd rather...
    Isabellesheart Isabellesheart 18-21, F Apr 22, 2009

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    There...I admitted it.

    It really just started. I need out, but I have so little willpower. I feel so alone 24/7 and DESPISE myself half the time. Anyone who wants to talk, I'd appreciate it. Either leave a comment or pm me, please. Thanks in advance.
    kitt7 kitt7 18-21 2 Responses Mar 16

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    xXNeverGoodEnoughXx xXNeverGoodEnoughXx 13-15, F 1 Response Mar 9

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    Somebody please help me.

    I can't stop eating. I want to purge so badly but I've been clean for a week. Can somebody talk? Please
    BeAnAlly BeAnAlly 16-17, F 3 Responses Feb 11, 2014

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    I Stuffed My Face I Ate Until I Couldn't Take

    It Anymore...As I Was About To Purge It All Out I Remembered A Promise That I Made To Someone That I Love So Very Much. At That Moment I Took A Deep Breath And Let It All Out. There Was Blood And Puke Everywhere As I Was Getting Up I Felt My Heart Beat Getting Faster And Faster...
    DalaKumono DalaKumono 18-21, F 3 Responses Jan 22, 2014

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    janke07 janke07 18-21, F 4 Responses Feb 11

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    I have been struggling with bulimia

    and binge eating followed by fasting for a year now. its getting so frustrating. I had a rough/exciting/ strange year full of good and bad things, hospitalization and bipolar diagnosis, rape, intense and somewhat abusive friendship with a man, money stolen from me, binge...
    heathera94 heathera94 18-21, F 1 Response Jan 30

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    Opus

    my daily ritual consists of food, a toilet and a tooth brush. this does not mean i gag myself with a toothbrush, i just have this ruetine where i vomit all of my food, clean the toilet then brush my teeth. this has been going on four years strong now; i am 19 years old. I am...
    elizabethdoe elizabethdoe 18-21, F 3 Responses Sep 24, 2012

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    Hi... Um i wanted to know

    if anyone wanted to help me start this bulimic thing.. . Am fat frr.. Not the 100 and something pounds type but way higher like between 250-350...i know i can stop myself after i get lighter.. But diets are just not working. Please help me start... Someone.
    Regretiam Regretiam 18-21, F 9 Responses Jan 28

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    Threw Up Blood...What Do I Do?

    I'm a bit freaked out... I just threw up blood for the first time. I've been bulimic a bit over 2 years now (after being anorexic for 4 years) and I have been purging 2-3x a day for the past 3 months. As I was purging my dinner, thankfully at the end of my purge, my throat hurt...
    dancer4444 dancer4444 18-21, F 2 Responses Nov 23, 2013

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    Recovery. My Battle Against Bully-mia.

    I am a bulimic. I am also a type one diabetic. I went to treatment at UCLA for two months. It helped but bulimia isn't something that just goes away. Bulimia isn't glamorous at all, although some people make it out to be like that. Bulimia isn't what people do to just "lose...
    meowrissa meowrissa 16-17 1 Response Jan 11, 2013

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    Bulimia doesn't mean eating whatever you want

    and still getting skinny. For me at least, it means having a full-blown addiction to food. The law of addiction states that "administration of a drug to an addict will cause reestablishment of chemical dependence upon the addictive substance." So basically, if you slip up, you...
    Skirefly Skirefly 16-17, F 3 Responses Apr 26, 2014

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    Hell

    It all strated when my mom and dad broke up. Than was when I was born. My dad has always called me fat since I was in 4th grade, and its kind of hard when you are suppose to me your daddys little angel and he thinks that you are fat. Then when I started High school, that was when...
    barbie215 barbie215 16-17, F 17 Responses Mar 15, 2008

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    This is incredibly embarrassing to me; I will

    probably reconsider posting this many times while writing it. I have always been very weight conscious, sometimes I don't leave the house when I gain weight. I have called out of work because I didn't want people to see me that day. I've missed parties, weddings, funerals, and...
    AshleyJea AshleyJea 22-25, F 1 Response Feb 28

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    There Is Hope

    I could have swore to God and all living things that I was the most miserable sap on the surface of the earth about 12 years ago. I was thick in my eating disorders and trying to finish college and probably smoking too much pot at the time... Anyway.. now, later on in life.. i...
    anadas anadas 31-35 Jul 23, 2013

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    I am not anorexic or too thin

    or overweight.I have had a great body all my life without having to try for it.But the past few years I have been gaining weight and losing it.I love food and when I think of something I want to eat the idea gets stuck in my head and it drives me crazy until I actually eat what...
    NamesAreOverrated NamesAreOverrated 16-17, F Jun 9

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    insertnicknamehere insertnicknamehere 36-40, F 1 Response Feb 23, 2014

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    Nearly 11

    I have been suffering from bulimia and anorexia since I just turned 13....but issues with food started long before then.  I cant take myself anymore, and its so hard to stop.  I also cut.   I spend so much on food...all to binge it, and purge it.  I use to...
    NotUnderstood NotUnderstood 18-21, F 7 Responses Nov 2, 2007

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    Hi This is my first time on this site

    so I just thought I'd introduce myself haha :) I'm 18 and have been suffering with bulimia for 2 years now. I have always been a very happy positive person and still am! I eat healthily but am not able to keep any food down because I get a huge sense of guilt. I purge up to 6...
    MiaLacey MiaLacey 18-21, F 1 Response Dec 26, 2014

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    For the past few months I have been wanting to

    stop binging/purging and every so often I manage to go a day without it and then I go right back to doing it once or twice a day. I just cant not do it. I really want to be able to eat only when i'm hungry but as soon as i eat when I'm not hungry I'm like, 'Okay, crap i'm...
    EmilyClaire6 EmilyClaire6 18-21, F 1 Response Jan 24

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    Distant Self

    (a poem about bulimia) She kneels desperately as her troubles are flushed alongside the rumble and thrashing of her soul. Demons intrude pilfering her spirit that beckons to be again. She parts from her fleshly existence into a world of forgiveness while begging, oh my distant...
    enblanco enblanco 46-50, F 2 Responses May 14, 2012

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    I think I am bulimic.

    I'm 14 years old and a female. I'm 5'2 and 126 lbs. I have the tendency to check my weight every 3 hours or so, i dont really keep track but I can tell you this much, I usually go to the scale 5 or 6 times a day, I practically live there. Also I have tried once to induce...
    Yasminemorales Yasminemorales 13-15, F 2 Responses Feb 21

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    I am an Addict. I love the feeling in my throat

    when food comes out. I love the feeling of my heart pounding; the tears that roll down my cheeks. I love how cold my body gets after an hour of throwing up, I love the cold. I am Addicted and I can't stop. No, I won't stop. and that's the problem. I just love it too much.
    jamiieeee jamiieeee 18-21, F 1 Response Feb 18, 2014

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    Just wondering how often you binge/purge

    and what shape your teeth are in?
    EmilyClaire6 EmilyClaire6 18-21, F Jan 29

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    My Bulimia

    Two years ago, being proud of myself for not throwing up for a whole day would have been a completely strange thing for me. I used to be normal. What the heck happened? It usually comes in binges for me. I'll manage to resist it for one day, and then I'll be feeling...
    NormaJean NormaJean 18-21, F 22 Responses Apr 5, 2008

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    My Secret

    I was introduced to the world of modeling and pagents at the age of 10. It was at the age of eleven that I began forcing myself to throw up. Being told that your arms are "too chubby" for the runway show that you have been trying so hard to book is devistating. Growing up...
    jrctahoe jrctahoe 18-21 6 Responses May 18, 2011

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    Me And My Mia

    Mia took over my life at 12, an early developer, I had curves that I just did not want. Mia was easy for me. I didn't eat at school, and since my mum worked a lot, I could easily eat dinner and throw it up. No one noticed a thing. I beat Mia at 14 after passing out once too many...
    LJ160491 LJ160491 18-21 Oct 22, 2011

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    deleted deleted 26-30 May 15

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    Why

    I am thirty years old and I have been bulimic since I was 15. It all started when I ate a whole bag of cheddar sour cream chips. Dang those things were so good...lol! I felt like a fat cow and I knew this girl who threw up her food so I tried it. OMG it felt soooo good to me...
    Sesheppard Sesheppard 26-30 1 Response Jul 16, 2011

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    You Won't Do This Again

    That's what I tell myself every time I find myself there, huddled in the corner of the bathroom. I know I should probably get up and brush my teeth. I've heard all the horror stories of what throwing up can do to you. That scares me too. Not enough to make me quit. Instead I just...
    KnaveOfClubs KnaveOfClubs 18-21, M 2 Responses Jan 8, 2013

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    Well, I was for years

    but I've really changed my life for the better to a healthy lifestyle. It wasn't easy. I got lucky. Sometimes I do have the urge to revert when I have degrading thoughts of how I could be so much smaller and how 3-4 days a week of exercise isn't enough, but then I remember I'm a...
    twisteduniverse twisteduniverse 22-25, F 1 Response Mar 3

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    xXNeverGoodEnoughXx xXNeverGoodEnoughXx 13-15, F Mar 12

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    A Fraction Of Introduction

    04/22/10 I've restarted this story several times from several different angles. Maybe I should start out small and work my way up. I don't want to pressure myself to make this perfect right now, but one upcoming night the mood will be just right to tell my story the way I...
    LancyG LancyG 18-21, F Apr 22, 2010

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    I used to be bulimic,

    but I haven't purged in over 3 months. I still have a really hard time keeping things down sometimes but the freedom to eat whatever I want is such a relief.
    goodatnothing goodatnothing 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 2

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    I Am Bulimia

    It gives me a high, a sense of accomplishment. Food is evil. Throwing up is like throwing out all the evil, it's like all bad energy is leaving your body, you feel refreshed and new. people say bulimia is like a prison or like a hell, but bulimia is my heaven. Hell is eating...
    abbywhitaker abbywhitaker 18-21, F 8 Responses Apr 2, 2010

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    xXNeverGoodEnoughXx xXNeverGoodEnoughXx 13-15, F 1 Response Mar 9

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    Three weeks ago i started to purge again.

    I was 123.4 pounds and my boyfriend wanted me to start taking birth control pills. I've read online that birth control can make women gain weight so i started to purge. I am currently 111.6lbs and i want to lose more! my boyfriend is coming down in 16 days and his birthday is on...
    jamiieeee jamiieeee 18-21, F Dec 3, 2014

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    So here i sit, trying to throw up what I ate,

    and ended throwing up blood.
    ThatGirlR ThatGirlR 13-15, F 3 Responses Feb 5

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