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I Battle Bulimia and Depression

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    Lost! - I am a mother of 2 beautiful children and a wife of a wonderful husband, but I am an unhappy person.They say you can't make people happy unless you are happy yourself. I am...
    asainville asainville 26-30, F Nov 30, 2009

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    When Will It End...??? - I am am 29. I have been bulimic since I was 14. Anorexic from 15-19. A meth head from 20-24. I have f*cked myself up completely. But I am still bulimic...
    Jaspa Jaspa 26-30, F 4 Responses Jul 3, 2008

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    Sick And Tired - My personal experience started in my teenage years when i was told continuously that i was fat by a boyfriend at the time and started to believe it; fast forward...
    barbarab barbarab 41-45 May 30, 2011

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    Betray! - huh....m so deppressed.....i mean what's my fault just 2 fell in love.......ugh..i dn knw....whr did i go wrong......ma best frnd is showning me attitiude....she ditched...
    sadnesslovesme sadnesslovesme 16-17, F Nov 18, 2011

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    Slowly Drowning -  I have struggled with eating disorders since I was 15. I routinely starved myself in highschool, and went on long runs in the middle of the night. I started...
    lunhseapyralis lunhseapyralis 22-25 2 Responses Jul 26, 2009

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    Bulimia, Depression, Sadness - i need help. im so lost everyday. i stare at my body everyday and i hate it! i have a daughter so i cant give up or anything. but i feel like...
    Blairlost Blairlost 18-21, F 1 Response Nov 24, 2013

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    What's Wrong With Me? - I have been battling bulimia, anorexia and depression for over 10 years. I moved to a new city 300 miles away from my family and friends 2 years ago. It's...
    cassie416 cassie416 31-35 2 Responses Apr 22, 2011

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    I Can'T Be Getting it.....Right? - I have battled depression for a while now and my body image has never been something I liked. I have always had this dislike, this frustration...
    UmbraEyes UmbraEyes 18-21, F 3 Responses Feb 2, 2013

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    I'm Ready To Give Up Now. - I have tried, I'm not lying, I've really tried. I have told my family, I have been seeing someone, I have cut my ex out of my life (he really doesn't...
    slh544 slh544 18-21, F 1 Response Sep 1, 2012

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    HURTING Inside.... -  Hey You guys, Funny to see how everybody HURTS INSIDE but smile outside.I'm 21 and started my "B"when i was 17. In a month and a half I lost an...
    lanig lanig 18-21, F 2 Responses Sep 7, 2009

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    I Feel Like Such A Fraud - anyone looking from the outside would think my life is pretty good right now. maybe because ive become so good at hiding whats really going on in my life...
    allybally49 allybally49 18-21, F 4 Responses Oct 18, 2009

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    It's The Only Thing I Can Control In My Life - My life from the outside was literally, picture perfect for a 17 yr old girl. All girls private school, popular group, hot boyfriend...
    anniebean anniebean 18-21, F 1 Response Dec 20, 2009

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    I won't eat anything until next year ^^ So i dun hv to purging anymore I want to end this year happily and Start good new year
    nownowhi nownowhi 18-21, F 1 Response Dec 22, 2013

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    My first time.... I was 10 and is was summer time. I had just ate some pizza and I was so full....the thought of making mysef sick to relieve the fullness couldn't get out of my...
    Sheone Sheone 13-15, F 6 Responses Jan 18

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    Hello I'm New -  Hi everyone, My name is Alex(andra) but I go by Alex. I am 23 and have been a bulimic for six years now. Everyday I wonder what it is that triggered me into...
    Alex1986 Alex1986 22-25, F 1 Response Nov 23, 2009

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    Hanging In There - I forgot entirely about all the stories I submitted on here, the latest one being in September, until someone posted a comment a few days ago. And I read through...
    slh544 slh544 18-21, F Mar 9, 2013

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    Lost Lost Lost - 5 more lbs..... :) or :( FML
    AlyceOverTheRainbow AlyceOverTheRainbow 26-30, F May 31, 2011

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    I Uderatand - Since I was 16 I have been swinging between, anorexia, bulimia and acohol addiction. It is so scary but I only feel good nwhen at least one of these demons is in...
    lookingglassal lookingglassal 31-35, F 1 Response Nov 6, 2008

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    Does The Psychiatrist Help? - i recently told my mother about how i make my self throw up in order to make myself feel better about myself and how i cant stray away from this...
    6688lrs 6688lrs 16-17, F 2 Responses Oct 19, 2013

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    I have been struggling with Bulimia and Depression for many years now. The bulimia comes and goes, but its always in the back of my head, its something I really struggle with...
    AlyAngel AlyAngel 22-25, F Dec 5, 2013

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    I was diagnosed with depression at eight years old and have lived with it in such a way that it has crippled nearly every aspect of my life. I have never been on medication to help...
    Scorpio018 Scorpio018 26-30, M 1 Response Mar 26

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    Today has been a really rough day. These last three days actually have been really rough. I've been trying to stay positive because I know what my depression can do to me if I...
    Moonchild205 Moonchild205 18-21, F 2 Responses Mar 28

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    Today has been a real battle with depression I have a three-year-old and a four-year-old and a recent abortion I was financially able and everything seem right but I didn't want to...
    beyondd beyondd 26-30, F 1 Response Mar 18

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    Hey everyone. :) i have made this youtube video and I am posting the link here. It is a video that is about my life and my battle with depression and a ton of other things. The...
    Anonomous441 Anonomous441 18-21, F 2 Responses Apr 5

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    I have a raging battle against depression and suicidal thoughts. I have tried antidepressant drugs and I ended up sitting in a railway line due the feelings they gave me (train...
    artymike8 artymike8 41-45, M 3 Responses Mar 23

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    So I am 15 and I have bulimia, it's consuming me, I hang out with my friends and I try not to eat, but when I do, I get it all out when I arrive home. And the worst part is that I...
    StuckInThePapertowns StuckInThePapertowns 13-15, F 1 Response 53 mins ago

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    Caption: A chart clarifying the differences between the effects of flirtatious behavior and sexual harassment. Essentially, flirting should be flattering and reciprocal, while...
    cbhermitwriter cbhermitwriter 18-21, F 2 Responses 19 hrs ago

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    When someone tells me, "just cheer up!" or, "think positive!" or, "be happy." I just want to look at them and say, "Well gee! I'm cured! Thank you! I have been suffering with this...
    Jeradactyl Jeradactyl 22-25, F 8 Responses 15 hrs ago

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    I always feel so empty and think I'm worthless because I can't do anything right. I have had depression for 2 years and it keeps getting worse and worse. I just don't want to be...
    lee521 lee521 13-15, F 2 Responses 1 hr ago

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    I got bullied all my life, I hated it! I wanted to die. I would starve myself, because I was fat. I hated how I looked....when I was 14 1/2 years old, (my boyfriend) started...
    Tanequa11 Tanequa11 16-17, F 6 days ago

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    'It makes me sad to see you this way.' This was the sentence that made me want to change my life. My friend told me that, while he saw me crying. Of course, being secretive and...
    eliahlior eliahlior 22-25 1 Response Apr 4

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    I am 19 years old and I am bulimic. I have been bulimic for about two years. My parents sent me away to a treatment center in Utah for 10 months when I was 17 and I was pretty much...
    Ehenry7 Ehenry7 18-21, F Mar 21

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    What is depression? Depression is emptiness. It's a deep, dark hole inside you that can't be filled. It's feeling like you are all alone in the world and no one knows you exist...
    KittenHasaWhip KittenHasaWhip 46-50, F 4 Responses 3 days ago

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    A phrase I never thought I'd hear myself say. I'm 18 years old and a freshman in college. I love my major and my classes and I have friends that I can trust with everything. What...
    mhharper mhharper 18-21, F 3 days ago

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    I have never received treatment despite diagnosis from a psychiatrist; however through treatment and medication for anxiety, depression and insomnia, as well as a general...
    fromlighttodarkness fromlighttodarkness 16-17, F 1 Response Mar 24

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    I do battle depression and the people around me know it. My girlfriend helped me see the positive things in life but since we don't go to the same school she doesn't see what it's...
    Ghrite Ghrite 13-15, M Mar 22

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    I have battled Depression for my whole life. Nothing has helped lesson the pain. There is no hope, no future to look forward to. Everyday feels like more of me dies. I don't think...
    EndlessWandering EndlessWandering 18-21, M 4 Responses Apr 7

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    i have depression and ADHD. my doctor said that my depression is because of my dads brain tomur. my dad has had this tomur since he was 18. my theropetist says that i have...
    1994trip 1994trip 18-21, M 1 Response Mar 23

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    I feel it is brave of me to admit this, but I can in this anonymous world. I am a professional married mother. The depression, if that is what it is hit me as a teenager. It got...
    deleted deleted 26-30 6 Responses Mar 24

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    I battle depression. When I am depressed, I cant function. I cant get out of bed before 1oclock. When I do get out of bed, my body gets tired so I go right to the couch. Dishes sit...
    amarie02 amarie02 22-25, F 2 Responses Mar 26

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    I have came to complete acceptance that depression will likely always be apart of me., a piece of me I carry through my days here as an earthling . This is not me saying, hey I...
    Allissaxxx Allissaxxx 22-25, F 3 Responses Mar 28

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    I battle both anxiety and depression, which now is manifesting itself in being anxious about depression returning. It has been very tough lately and work is a major source of...
    kjmbk kjmbk 26-30, M 1 Response Apr 6

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    They say "what doesn't kill you makes you stronger" and i never believed that until now ! A few months ago i was going through the worst time of my life ...i wanted to kill myself...
    lovemusicnicole lovemusicnicole 18-21, F Apr 7

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    I battle depression and I've waged a war against it never again do I want another family member to commit suicide over depression. Raped and soul wounded my cousin committed...
    MissLorii MissLorii 18-21, F 3 Responses 5 days ago

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    My mom is not a very happy person. She prefers my sister, brother and other brother to me and sides with them all the time. I know I'm an adult and don't even live in the same...
    mimileelee mimileelee 36-40, F 2 Responses Apr 6

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    I am like you. Depression has been my way of life ever since I can remember. I'm 46 years old. I'm a virgin, but proud of it although I am not proud of the fact that I've done...
    churchworker churchworker 46-50, F 2 Responses Apr 6

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    Right now, is a low part of my life. And it has come at the worst time. Anyone I have told my reasoning for my depression, has looked at me as if I were pathetic. That the reason I...
    AtticusAneamagus AtticusAneamagus 13-15, F 4 Responses 4 days ago

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