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I Battle Bulimia and Depression

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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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 26-30, F Dec 5, 2013

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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'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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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 15 Responses Jan 18, 2014

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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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    I have battled with depression since I was about 6. I know that makes it sound like that most of the time u didn't know what depression was but I did. I could feel the pain running...
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    I'm 31 years old and have battled with depression for as long as I can remember. I have thought about suicide almost every day although never actually tried. I expected my life to...
    xxangeleyes81xx xxangeleyes81xx 31-35, F 3 Responses Mar 2

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    Ive had it for a year now, and a lot has happened during that time, my weight has been at its lowest as well as its highest, my stomach has stopped digesting food and ive lost so...
    confusednormalness confusednormalness 18-21, F 6 hrs ago

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    This depression is killing me from the inside i havent stopped crying.My anxiety is also killing me.I'm afraid in case I have an anxiety attack or I will just die.I hate this so...
    BulliedGirl15 BulliedGirl15 13-15, F 1 Response 2 hrs ago

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    I wrote this song for myself and all those who are struggling and also for those who don't understand what we go through. Hold On Intro Manic depressive disorder or so it’s...
    avey10 avey10 18-21, F 2 hrs ago

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    One never "escapes" depression. From my vantage point. If diagnosed with a true case of depression it is a constant battle. Sometimes it just sits there, waiting, minding...
    youcthrume youcthrume 36-40, M 4 Responses Mar 9

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    http://livingtransgender.info/battle_depression.phpWho Is To Blame?Sitting here because I was having trouble getting to sleep, finding a need to try and write a little. Sometimes I...
    Bobbyjeanc Bobbyjeanc 61-65, T 2 Responses Mar 13

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    I have battled depression since I was 14. Now before you judge me, please read my story. Since sixth grade, I have been abused and bullied by kids at school. They were abusive, but...
    Windygirl84 Windygirl84 18-21 3 Responses Mar 22

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    I battle depression. I feel like self harming sometimes. I have only told one person. I haven't told any of my family. My friend that I told helps me through it. Without my friends...
    ZachHale ZachHale 13-15 2 Responses Mar 14

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    My depression has come and gone multiple times. Mostly I manage to keep myself grounded knowing that I have 4 of the greatest friends I could have ever asked for. Sometimes I just...
    SarcasticBadger SarcasticBadger 16-17, M 1 Response 1 day ago

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    Depression changed me. It made me hate myself so much. I got bulimia which turned into anorexia. I would cut, burn, and claw myself. I got into alcohol and smoking. I lost friends...
    hhannahhbabe hhannahhbabe 13-15, F 1 Response Mar 22

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    I not only bettle depression I battle low self image! I am so frustrated how guys tend to base a girl on what she looks like when we all get older and ugly with age your wife you...
    MichaelaG MichaelaG 26-30, F 2 Responses Mar 5

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    I've battled depression for years. People may be completely oblivious to it because I hide behind a beautiful smile. My smile is genuine. But the battle still carries on.
    Philli8807 Philli8807 26-30, F 2 Responses Mar 17

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    I've suffered from depression and anxiety since 6.....
    bribaby43 bribaby43 18-21, F 2 Responses 8 hrs ago

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    It's not a battle that just ends after a few weeks. Just when you think you're over it, something happens and you are back to feeling empty. The only thing that kept me going...
    The2ndLaw The2ndLaw 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 2

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    I battle Depression and I'm winning
    sealare sealare 13-15, F 1 Response Mar 5

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    I've battled anxiety and depression ever since I was 11 years old. I handled it well for a few years but in the last two years it's come back, taken over my life worse then ever...
    epsarah94 epsarah94 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 13

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    I know I suffer with depression but I don't want to talk to my doctor about it. Everyday I battle my way through life. I don't know what to do to improve myself I feel useless...
    wright00 wright00 18-21, F 4 Responses Mar 13

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    I'm worried that I won't be able to deal with the world, I've battled depression my whole life and I don't know what I'm going to do without the anchor of my family
    coraxsiri coraxsiri 16-17, F 1 Response Mar 13

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    Wonder if a video game could sell. Battle depression. Beat the bully. Egg the egomaniac. Punch the power abuser. Trounce the taxman. Deprive the gold digger...
    convertihd convertihd 46-50, M 1 Response Mar 14