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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 27 and I have been battling Bulimia for the last 15 years. It started when my family members started...
    asainville asainville 26-30, F 1 Response Nov 30, 2009

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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 so hard. Sometimes, I feel alright. Other times I just want to crawl in a hole and never come out. Today, I just started...
    cassie416 cassie416 31-35 2 Responses Apr 22, 2011

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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 makingmyself throw up helps me through the day. i always feel better. it feels better to throw up than it will ever feel to eat and if i...
    Blairlost Blairlost 22-25, F 2 Responses Nov 24, 2013

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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 me like she dn knw me when i seriouxly needed her.......i dn knw 2 trust whom and whom not.......m left wid no...
    sadnesslovesme sadnesslovesme 16-17, F Nov 18, 2011

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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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    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 binging and purging my freshman year of college. I had begun dating a guy who wanted me to lose weight, so I began...
    lunhseapyralis lunhseapyralis 22-25 2 Responses Jul 26, 2009

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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 extreme amount of weight. Years went by and the ghost is always haunting me.Even if I promise myself, people around me...
    lanig lanig 18-21, F 2 Responses Sep 7, 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 all my posts again and realised that I still have a long way to go, but I havent given up yet and thats the important...
    slh544 slh544 18-21, F Mar 9, 2013

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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 sadness that now consumes my life. my doctor has directed me towards a nutritionist and psychiatrist. does this help? has anyone gone...
    6688lrs 6688lrs 16-17, F 2 Responses Oct 19, 2013

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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. How can I stop? I've tried psychotherapy hypnothyerapy, counselling, CBT been bullied by friends (that care), antidepressants...
    Jaspa Jaspa 26-30, F 4 Responses Jul 3, 2008

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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, good grades, happy out going personality - everything I ever wanted. About a year ago it crashed. I lost my friends, boyfriend, I dropped out of...
    anniebean anniebean 18-21, F 1 Response Dec 20, 2009

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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 30 years and i still believe it now, although that boyfriend is long gone. I don't know now whether it was that...
    barbarab barbarab 41-45 May 30, 2011

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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 head. So I did it, and it was easy. And I haven't stopped yet...sure I can go long periods of time without doing it but it...
    Sheone Sheone 18-21, F 12 Responses Jan 18, 2014

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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 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. ive just graduated from uni, got a job, etc etc and i have no reason to be depressed. but i am. im  so miserable. i...
    allybally49 allybally49 18-21, F 4 Responses Oct 18, 2009

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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 help me feel any less worthless), I have tried doing things I enjoy, I have tried getting out of the house instead of lying in bed...
    slh544 slh544 18-21, F 1 Response Sep 1, 2012

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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 playI find it really bad but comforting to function more easily as a bulimic than  to admit that I ...
    lookingglassal lookingglassal 31-35, F 1 Response Nov 6, 2008

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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 becoming a bulimic. It was my first year of university that I started and I guess it's just a coping mechanism for...
    Alex1986 Alex1986 22-25, F 1 Response Nov 23, 2009

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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, however the depression never really goes away. I mean, I have good days, hell I even have great days, but it never goes away for long...
    AlyAngel AlyAngel 22-25, F Dec 5, 2013

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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 when it comes to my body. I have harmed myself but never done this. This is the third time I've forced myself to throw up in a month...
    UmbraEyes UmbraEyes 18-21, F 3 Responses Feb 2, 2013

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    I've battled existential depression ever since I college. I'm in my mid 40's now and I'd hoped somehow it'd get easier. It hasn't. It doesn't help that I'm alone in life; unmarried...
    decaffnm decaffnm 41-45, M 1 Response Dec 28, 2014

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    If you're suffering with depression please watch this http://youtu.be/4Gp0QIXG4Aw
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    My existential depression is particularly bad today. It snowed overnight, just enough to make things icy, not enough to really make things beautiful. I had an appointment with my...
    decaffnm decaffnm 41-45, M 1 Response Jan 3

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    http://youtu.be/4Gp0QIXG4Aw please watch this if you are fighting depression
    jon5400 jon5400 18-21, M Jan 5

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    You guys all seem to be on the same page. Why don't we all come together over the most awesome/obvious idea there is? Promoting the scientific discovery on a quantum level that...
    Matteo3 Matteo3 31-35 2 Responses Dec 29, 2014

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    I feel like **** and feel so fuckinga noyed and paranoid and ****
    lovelinessbathes lovelinessbathes 31-35, M Dec 31, 2014

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    I've been struggling with this topic for many years now. I guess the earliest memories of the big question date back to the about the age of 12, around the time my grandma died. I...
    tokenmale tokenmale 31-35, M 2 Responses Jan 2

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    I just want to say be who you are and don't let anybody put you down
    jon5400 jon5400 18-21, M Jan 7

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    If you're suffering please watch this http://youtu.be/4Gp0QIXG4Aw
    jon5400 jon5400 18-21, M Jan 7

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    http://youtu.be/4Gp0QIXG4Aw please watch this if you're suffering please
    jon5400 jon5400 18-21, M Jan 8

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    http://youtu.be/4Gp0QIXG4Aw if you're suffering please watch this
    jon5400 jon5400 18-21, M Jan 10

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    I have Lupus and was just diagnosed with BP. I have allowed myself 48 hours of a pity party and now I am hitting the floor off and running with a positive attitude. I am refusing...
    silverlining29 silverlining29 41-45, F 1 Response 5 days ago

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    Ever since I was born I've battled with depression my doctors don't know how to stop it when I was younger they tried putting me on so many meds and nothing has worked and I still...
    Scarsdontfade Scarsdontfade 18-21, F 1 Response Jan 11

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    I was actually diagnosed with Bipolar depression not that long ago and I have recently been really depressed. I'm hoping that I'll fall back into the happy time soon. Today I've...
    thatredheadmetal thatredheadmetal 18-21, F 1 Response 5 days ago

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    So I’m going through a depressive and negative stage at the moment. I can’t say it’s the worst type you can or that I experience. I yet had the moment to truly cry and say...
    BogdanBolinski BogdanBolinski 18-21, M 1 Response Jan 7

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    I'm more determined to get over bulimia then I was before. Does anyone know how I can get over the 'bulimia thoughts'? At school I'm constantly looking at the clock and saying "It...
    FrickenChicken FrickenChicken 13-15, F 2 hrs ago

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    I share this in hopes that it will help at least one person. No matter what you're going through just know that there are more people than expected who can relate. Hopefully this...
    stargazerxo stargazerxo 18-21, F 3 Responses Jan 3

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    I need to somewhat write a rant or write down my feelings, I decided to do it on here, idk why though since nobody even gives a ****. It'll probably be long.. anyways. I feel hurt...
    shiannee17 shiannee17 16-17, F 7 Responses Jan 4

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    Depression has been a part of my life since I was 11 years old, when I was diagnosed as Manic Depressive and prescribed Sertraline (Zoloft) to help manage it. Since then, it has...
    Boulier Boulier 18-21, F Jan 18

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    “What do YOU have to be depressed about?!?” Asked a negative coworker yesterday when he heard me talking about my goals for the new year (to be healthier mentally and...
    KemiKill KemiKill 36-40, F 4 Responses Jan 10

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    I've battled depression and anxiety for 2 years and I was cutting for a year and never got caught until November and lost literally everything. I battled anxiety for 4 years and it...
    guitarboy0412 guitarboy0412 13-15, M 1 Response Jan 16

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    I don't battle depression anymore bec I have just given in to my depression bec I know it's a battle I'll need win
    rainyday10 rainyday10 22-25, M 3 Responses Jan 19

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    Self harm used to be a joke to me and now I know it's serious. People joke about being depressed or emo and don't even know what it's like. No one could truly understand the pain...
    losttay losttay 13-15, F 1 Response Jan 15

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    I have battled depression for the majority of my life. It started when I was 7 years old from the death of my father. We were best buddies and when he passed away it sent me into a...
    srb76 srb76 36-40, M 4 Responses 3 days ago

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    Bulimia is a silent killer that sneaks into your life and takes over control. It drains your energy like a parasite, slowly distancing you from your friends, your family and most...
    ockthedoor ockthedoor 18-21, F Jan 2

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    I battle depression since I was 6 to I was 16 10 years of depression I recently changed because I check myself into the hospital spend a month through obstacles I'm 17 now it been...
    frankcarter770 frankcarter770 16-17, M Jan 2

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    I wanted to share this eye opening experience I've had during a New Years party. So first of all, I have a good friend that used to go to the same school as me, but she moved and...
    lovelysad lovelysad 18-21, F Jan 2

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