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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 Nov 30, 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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    Lost Lost Lost

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

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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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'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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    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 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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    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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    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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    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 13-15, F 8 Responses Jan 18

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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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    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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    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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    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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    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 1 Response Nov 24, 2013

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    Related Experiences

    I've been recovering well but they're are time were I just fall back into the pits of darkness. I get ready now and I even put on make up. I don't feel like vomiting when I think...
    jest04 jest04 18-21, F 6 days ago

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    The hardest thing I did was tell my mum I didn't want to live any more. I took an overdose a few years ago and even wrote a note to my GF at the time. Depression is an illness that...
    Dazzer2K Dazzer2K 26-30, M 22 hrs ago

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    All day today i felt like going in my garage, getting a cord, wrapping it around my neck, and hanging myself. Life is hardly worth living anymore and I have come to realize that...
    TheGuy147 TheGuy147 16-17, M 1 Response Jul 20

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    Hey everyone. I want to just put this message out there. Many of us, including myself, have been helped by this site and some of the wonderful people who are a part of it. But...
    cyndercrys cyndercrys 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 26

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    Hello. I am really depressed and although my problem may seem trivial, it has caused me so much stress that I now have neuralgia which is nerve damage :( if anyone will be kind...
    Alovingheart7437 Alovingheart7437 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 26

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    It all started with a disaster in my childhood that left me forever scarred. Ever sense then my whole life was determined do to the whole disaster. I can't kiss a boy much less hug...
    theundecidedthought theundecidedthought 16-17, F 1 Response Jul 26

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    I want a friend on here that will message me some times first than me always having to say something first , I want someone who cares who wants to know me but that will never...
    Chesher Chesher 16-17, M 5 Responses Jul 31

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    So, either this Saturday, or Monday night... I have 15 benadryl, 60 T1's, 20 unisons, and 5 gravol, half bottles of pepto bizmol and nyquil. This should be more than enough to...
    lostunit lostunit 26-30, M 2 Responses Aug 2

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    My name is Donald and I am 24 years old. I am two classes short of my bachelors degree in Parks and Recreation Management. I've been married for 5.5 years, we recently moved from...
    KnaisGuy KnaisGuy 22-25, M 1 Response 4 days ago

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    Continuing my last post. I've arrived at the point where I am now working and nothing else basically and these issues and questions are coming up again. Why? What is the point...
    KnaisGuy KnaisGuy 22-25, M 1 Response 4 days ago

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    Today I had a bad anxiety attack at work. I was shaking and sweating, my chest felt like someone was sitting on it and I was crying, I was clenching my fists so hard my knuckles...
    InspireMeZilly InspireMeZilly 26-30, F 9 hrs ago

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    So sad to hear Robin Williams lost the battle to depression. We all are familiar with the dark tunnel of depression. Sometimes it feels like we will never see the light. I wish...
    dynamic71 dynamic71 41-45, M 1 Response Aug 11

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    I just read about Robin William and it very sad knowing that I have same issue that he has. Except the drug, I don't do the drug. I'm fun, humble, smile, that only surrounded by...
    colonaileen colonaileen 26-30, F 1 Response 6 days ago

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    Lesson #1: It is NOT your fault So many posting here with such palpable emotional pain. I can relate to this from painful personal experience over many decades. I've gained...
    gwyon gwyon 51-55 2 Responses 1 day ago

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    I have and still do battle chronic depression but it has made me more understanding and empathetic to others pain and life experiences.....and led me on my spiritual journey.
    suziel suziel 31-35, F 3 Responses Jul 20

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    I haven't been on experience project in a while. I really miss it and the people I have met who have talked to me when I needed it and I'd like to thank each and every one of them...
    Jrivs Jrivs 16-17, M Jul 25

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    I am fighting a losing battle with depression..recently, not a day goes by when i don't think about suicide
    lamaninja lamaninja 16-17, M 5 Responses Aug 10

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    The past 6 years have been a constant battle of depression, loneliness, paranoia Etcetc. I'm in that time of my life where I either want to give up completely or work hard to get...
    Exoduss Exoduss 16-17, F 5 Responses Jul 23

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    I am hoping to connect with someone and make a friend or two. I am completely miserable right now, and like at this moment I just randomly break down. I'm not strong at all and am...
    sweetgoddess92 sweetgoddess92 18-21, F 7 Responses 2 days ago

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    i can remember the day i first experienced severe depression very clearly . i was 10 years old . being mixed race , i did not belong with any group (im latina and filipina) . noone...
    Chulazon Chulazon 31-35, F 2 hrs ago

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    The walls feel like they are melting when I just stare at them. I can barely keep focus. My back is aching me so much. . . I guess no sleep. My brain is just everywhere and it...
    thesorrybumblebee thesorrybumblebee 18-21, F 4 hrs ago

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    I wrote this on the day I heard of Robin Williams' passing. I've been meaning to post it here. Better late than never!  Peace to all!Nanou, Nanou!Just yesterday, I was...
    vector8 vector8 46-50, F 3 hrs ago

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    my diagnosis remains unclear to me cause ive been diagnosed with so many things.But i do suffer from depression.I do cut and burn myself. And my anxiety though ive never been...
    Passionfruit3 Passionfruit3 18-21, F 1 Response 6 hrs ago

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    i like saying " I Battle Depression " better than saying " I suffer from Depression " or " i have depression ". this is because i'm a fighter. i'm a soldier fighting the enemy. i...
    xxxalyssabrownxxx xxxalyssabrownxxx 13-15, F 1 Response Aug 11

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    I may not ever "beat" depression, but the battle is easier now. Suicidal thoughts have been gone almost entirely. I've only had one episode in the last three years. The dark skies...
    Twichl Twichl 18-21, F 4 Responses 3 days ago

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    This battle is exhausting and after years of therapy for anxiety and panic disorders, I still feel helpless. I had my first severe hypochondriac episode when I was a senior in...
    flannelskin flannelskin 18-21, F 4 hrs ago

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    In runs in my family they say. Depression anxiety runs in my family. So it's my destiny to be depressed. To live a broken life. To have my soul tortured. To fall part daily. To...
    bubbles1085 bubbles1085 13-15, F 4 Responses Jul 22

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    ~*~ I battled this for YEARS - as in most of my adolescent/adult life. This is how I got a handle on it and got my life back. *I'm taking the time to write this out - hoping that...
    JusDifferent JusDifferent 41-45, F 3 Responses Jul 23

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    On a somewhat more positive note, I wanted to share my response to someone on another "I battle depression" post that I wrote. I THINK, in my opinion, Depression is a brain trying...
    Dayzdreamer Dayzdreamer 26-30, F Aug 8

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