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I Battle Depression I Want to Lose Weight

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    Well, I am new at this sharing how I feel about my weight and how it controls my life so much.I am young and full of life and I sometimes feel like the life is being smothered out of me by my weight.I long to be active again and do things like I use to but, I can't because of my...
    WhiteIris WhiteIris 46-50, F Jan 2, 2009

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    my mom tells me to not be sad and to just be happy. but she just doesn't seem to get it. she doesn't understand what I go through. of course I want to be happy but I'm just not. I...
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    So i can official say i have never been so Depressed in my entire life I was told by my Social Worker that GPs are fighting over who has to take responsibility for me If i don't...
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    I feel great today, but sadly to me it's not a good thing. It just shows me that this is how I'd be without depression, without anger.. Normal. Normal me can get **** done and be...
    akaShaun akaShaun 18-21, M 2 hrs ago

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    I met someone a few months back who understands depression. Though, He is known to be a prideful, bossy man who would loose patience once in a while. But being around him. Not a...
    Shxxxooo Shxxxooo 18-21, F 1 Response 3 hrs ago

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    5'2. back to 110 pounds again. I'm getting tired of this. time to lose some weight. for real.
    LostGirl1029 LostGirl1029 18-21, F 3 Responses 5 hrs ago

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    I was actually professionally diagnosed with depression about a week or two ago after a rough patch in my life started to get the better of me. The NHS service in the UK is free...
    longdarkhair longdarkhair 18-21, F 6 hrs ago

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    I want to lose weight before my niece is born! I have 3 months and a few weeks (that's if she doesn't come early). My mom got an exercise bike for Christmas and got me one as well...
    Jene1994 Jene1994 18-21, F 2 Responses 7 hrs ago

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    My psychiatrist just gave me Ibuprofen for depression.
    sievert sievert 13-15, F 2 Responses 8 hrs ago

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    An 18 year old should be loving life and have no problems. I absolutely hate mine, everything comes crashing down I've got back up so many times and tried but it still goes wrong...
    SSJx SSJx 18-21, F 3 Responses 12 hrs ago

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    Last night I took a hot shower while silently crying. Knowing that my tears blend in with water. I remember the feeling I felt in that moment. It was all but heartache pain...
    Shxxxooo Shxxxooo 18-21, F 3 Responses 16 hrs ago

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    For three years I've been wishing I was dead every day of my life. For three years I've woken up every morning disappointed to be alive. For three years I've changed so much, that...
    elena1998 elena1998 16-17, F 3 Responses 17 hrs ago

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    The other day I was presented with a huge opportunity that could help not only myself but also my family not ask at once but gradually.. Then I remembered the phone call I had just...
    Claura Claura 18-21, F 19 hrs ago

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    Hey, anyone up for a chat? I've hit a road block in my attempt to lose weight.
    Ricesha Ricesha 16-17, F 1 day ago

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    Why couldn't I just be normal? I hate having depression so much it's literally handicaps me from doing so much for with myself and my life. I strive everyday to be happy, to be...
    neurokitty99 neurokitty99 22-25, F 3 Responses 1 day ago

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    Hey everyone! If your wanting to lose weight, and feel better, and sleep better, message me. I am a Health Coach, and would love to help you out!
    redwildflower57 redwildflower57 26-30, F 2 days ago

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    Hey everyone! If your wanting to lose weight, and feel better, and sleep better, message me. I am a Health Coach, and would love to help you out!
    redwildflower57 redwildflower57 26-30, F 2 days ago

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    Hey everyone! If your wanting to lose weight, and feel better, and sleep better, message me. I am a Health Coach, and would love to help you out!
    redwildflower57 redwildflower57 26-30, F 3 Responses 2 days ago

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    Part of the reason I have been able to overcome this recent battle with depression is being on here, seeing that I am not alone, resisting the urge to isolate, seeing so many...
    NatalieR13 NatalieR13 31-35, F 4 Responses 2 days ago

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    I like going to the gym. It feels great when you weight yourself and see that you've lost more~ But one thing I don't like much... Is the knee pain I have after workout. Hurts...
    EarlPhantomhive EarlPhantomhive 18-21, F 4 days ago

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    So, I was thinking of losing some weight. Not much, but I don't know if I should or if it's healthy or not. I'm 5'10 and I weigh 165 lbs. I think I should lose weight! What do u...
    hailey2323 hailey2323 18-21, F 4 Responses 4 days ago

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    Isn't it interesting how, eventually, a person can fight this battle so long that they can predict every move the enemy will make? More interesting is that even knowing this, I...
    pinkstarburst pinkstarburst 46-50, F 5 Responses 5 days ago

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    One thing I've found that helps with not only depression but with anger and anxiety is working out. You have to focus on your goal and not on everything else.. Talkin to god also...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response 6 days ago

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    Why am I feeling that we're drifting off/apart? It feels like someone is losing interest. I'm not sure who. It's not like before...I'm not sure what it is. Is it just me or is this...
    soyyoprincesa soyyoprincesa 22-25, F 3 Responses 6 days ago

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    Why am I feeling that we're drifting off/apart? It feels like someone is losing interest. I'm not sure who. It's not like before...I'm not sure what it is. Is it just me or is this...
    soyyoprincesa soyyoprincesa 22-25, F 1 Response 6 days ago

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    I've been trying to lose weight for a few years and no matter what I do... working out everyday, walking everyday, cutting out added sugars and carbs, lower calorie intake, etc...
    deleted deleted 26-30 2 Responses 6 days ago

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    I battled depression. My best friend, however, battles depression. I'll start at the beginning of the story, when I was 12/13. I met this boy who would turn out to be my best...
    Plouton3600 Plouton3600 18-21, M 1 Response 6 days ago

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    Need some motivation to lose weight? Try eating in front of a mirror.......naked. :)
    LuvinKitty LuvinKitty 51-55, F 2 Responses a week ago

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    I want to lose weight so badly but am really struggling at the moment. It's more down to the exercise side of things. I can eat healthily and have lost a stone but now I have to...
    LondonLady94 LondonLady94 18-21, F 2 Responses a week ago

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    I just started a new job a couple of weeks ago (temporary contract), and I hate it! Most people would like sitting down, doing practically nothing & get paid for it but I am the...
    IX00I IX00I 26-30, F Feb 2

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    Is it a mystery why "I Battle Depression" is like the most popular thing on here? For my fellow Depressees... I hope this can be a light in your dark tunnel... Or maybe this is...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Feb 1

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    God bless everyone who is trying to get back into the swing of things after depression hit them hard. There isn't enough recognition for us who know we are going to want to give...
    MissQueenB MissQueenB 18-21, F 2 Responses Jan 30

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    Hey everyone. I'm new to the page so here's a little about me. I'm 5'5 and I'm 160 pounds. I've struggled with weight most of my life due to a hormone imbalance that dictates my...
    Kiayamj Kiayamj 18-21, F 1 Response Jan 28

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    I HAVE MADE IT! I was feeling depressed lately because of my health and not being able to do anything for myself anymore. I can't even get in and out of the bathtub to get a bath...
    Bobbyjeanc Bobbyjeanc 61-65, T 2 Responses Jan 28

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    my goal is to lose as much weight as I can in 80 days before my boyfriend comes home from boot camp! I want to shock him! any amount of weight lost makes a total difference. any...
    sspicer7 sspicer7 18-21, F 4 Responses Jan 26

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    comment tips you use to lose weight that will help me. I'm trying to lose 30 pounds in 4 months .
    Navae Navae 18-21, F 4 Responses Jan 25

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    This weekend was a rough one for me. After what I thought was a good amount of time of not having a panic attack I had one. It's was so embarrassing for it to happen at work...
    Claura Claura 18-21, F Jan 25

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    I feel stupid for feeling this way, I don't want to throw my life away and all my potential because of a feeling or state of mind. Sometimes things are fine but most of the time it...
    vtcvr vtcvr 16-17, F 2 Responses Jan 24

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    my weight is : 108 lbs / my height is : 4''9 ( 5 ) ft / I wanna lose 23 lbs / I want my weight to be : 85 lbs
    a1aa1a a1aa1a 13-15 1 Response Jan 24

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    And I hide it with a smile every day. My mom is the only one that knows about what's going on. She battles depression as well so we can always relate to each other. Other than her...
    relatetokate relatetokate 18-21, F 3 Responses Jan 24

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