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I Eat Argo Cornstarch

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    Two Years In The Making

    i started eating cornstarch two years ago to the month (september, 2009) as a "sane & safe" alternative to my craving for dirt & other potentially harmful items like (drywall) joint compound, baby powder, & chalk/chalk dust. my craving for these soft, silky-smooth, powdery...
    wagyourtongue wagyourtongue 31-35 5 Responses Sep 11, 2011

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    I've been eating argo cornstarch

    for about 1 and a half. I relly want to stop beecause i really don't feel that it is doing me any good. I first tasted it when i was a kid through my aunt now she don't even eat it anymore.I was just recently admitted in the hospital for a transfussion but the sad thing about it...
    Shareka4 Shareka4 31-35, F 2 Responses Apr 7

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    This Is A Mess

    I eat Argo cornstarch all day everyday, I take in on container per day and I get upset when im don with it. I started 8 years ago durring pregnancy and i would stop and when i get pregnant again i crave it. this time is different i cant stop eating it.
    xariamom xariamom 26-30 3 Responses Sep 24, 2011

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    (Cream) Cornstarch

    This kind is terrible , but I will settle for it until I try argo ! I started eating it when i ran out of baby powder . I've only been eating it for a week its ok. Can someone tell me how argo taste and its texture. The cream brand is lite nd fluffy I want a thicker kind. I don't...
    Johnaes Johnaes 22-25, F 4 Responses Jun 29, 2013

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    My Cornstarch Addiction

    I've been addicted to cornstarch for more than 20 years! The longest that I've gone without it was about a year because I was pregnant and didn't know if it would harm my baby. It seems to comfort me when I'm feeling sad and stressed. I usually eat a box a day and suck it...
    Lovemy2ks Lovemy2ks 36-40, F 3 Responses Aug 22, 2012

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    Can't Let Go!!!

    I am a straight up cornstarch addict!!! I perfer Argo over any other brand but when push come to shove, I will settle for Clabber Girl or Cream. When Argo converted to the container, I thought my world was crashing because the taste (then) was awful. I guess over a few purchases...
    aries5555 aries5555 31-35, F 1 Response Oct 24, 2013

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    I Need To Quit

    I have been eating starch for 20+ years and I want to stop. Iron pills do not help. My Dr doesn't understand what is wrong with me.
    msbd78 msbd78 36-40, F 3 Responses May 5, 2013

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    It's Putting A Strain On My Relationship

    I've been reading corn starch for 11 years and is bad so bad to the point where I would rather it over candy and good as well and not just any brand will do(I found like an addict) when I used to live down south I used to eat the argo brand but I was furious when they stop...
    theaddict101 theaddict101 22-25, F 1 Response Aug 31, 2013

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    Argo Or Bust

    I love chewing argo cornstarch.   "I was introduced to it by a co-worker with my 3rd child in 1999.   It had a wonderful crunchy taste the best thing i ever tasted.   Made my mouth water.   I chew not swallow after it gets wet and moist i spit it out.   i will chew a whole...
    snschenck snschenck 41-45 2 Responses Feb 11, 2012

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    Argo Cornstarch Is My Stress Reliever

    I have been eating argo cornstarch for about 13 yrs now. Its so good that i eat mines with a straw, or a spoon. I have to put it in the freezer because i like to eat it cold and the cold makes it lump up. when i cant have it, i get so mad at my fiancee if he dont go to the...
    purehoney1 purehoney1 31-35 4 Responses Oct 29, 2012

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    Eating Cornstarch

    pleaze help!!!!!!!!i eat cornstarch all day when bored,and stress.its breakn' me down,i have gain weigh,dry mouth,but i still keep eatn' it!!!!!!!!!!!so goooood!!!!!!!!mood swing are awful. what do it do too you?
    bigbottieqt bigbottieqt 36-40, F 10 Responses Mar 30, 2010

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    Why I Eat Argo Cornstarch

    i love argo cornstarch i started eatting as a craving 17 years ago i started back because i had a craving this year 2012 in feburary and been eatting it ever since i love this stuff i love the taste and cant get enough i need help
    lovemeso lovemeso 41-45 1 Response Oct 1, 2012

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    Cornstarch Is My Addiction

    I started eating cornstarch at a young age my mother used to feed it to me and my siblings now I'm the only one that still have a taste for it my mom and my brother and sister stopped I used to eat a box or container every day until I was hospitalized now I only eat a box our...
    Cencere92 Cencere92 22-25, F 6 Responses Apr 13, 2013

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    i ate argo cornstarch in the container

    for the first time and i LOVED it . it was so good , better than the cream .
    ogkenn ogkenn 13-15, F 1 Response Aug 12

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    I Love Starch

    I been eating starch for 5 years and I love it...i dont care for the one in the container but the argo starch that comes in the box is the best I get it at my local corner store the owner orders it just for me:) I eat a box a day my family my co workers and my husband all knows I...
    argolover argolover 22-25, F 5 Responses Aug 11, 2012

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    Omg...I thought I was like the only person

    that was addicted to starch. Where do I start, well I start eating starch w when I was 19 and now I'm 32. For the last 4 yrs I've been stopping n going with the eating of starch. Like everyone on here I have tried them all but really live Argo I really eat it when I'm stress or...
    robin0622 robin0622 31-35, F 2 Responses May 11

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    Soo Addicting

    I eat argo cornstarch. I like it so much i just sit and eat with a straw all day. i sometimes carry it with me in my purse. nobody knows.
    wifey123 wifey123 26-30 3 Responses Mar 28, 2012

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    Starch

    It started 17 yrs ago when I was pregnant with my first child... It's usually the worst when I'm pregnant, but currently I am not pregnant & I crave it all the time.. I take supplements & my iron & zinc levels are fine... So now what do I do?
    Miskimr Miskimr 36-40, F 1 Response Jun 19, 2012

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    Cornstarch

    I am only 16 and I love eating cornstarch, I start eating it just over a friend house and we was playing around with it. But I actually like the taste and how it feel in my mouth. I love running track and track season coming up and I need to learn how to stop eating cornstarch...
    LexiPooh4 LexiPooh4 16-17, F 2 Responses Feb 4, 2013

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    Eating Cornstarch

    I have now turned 2 eating cornstarch its cheaper and taste about the same! i still crave the Johnsons baby powder w/ pure cornstrach but i buy this instead.. My cravings have gotten really bad.. I plan on goin 2 the doctors and seeing wats goin on with me so my cravings can stop...
    cornstarchlover cornstarchlover 22-25, F 6 Responses Oct 5, 2010

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    Argo Strach

    i been Eattin Strach senice i was 10 years old Im 18 Now and I cant Stop eattin it it dry my Blood Up N Makes My Mouth dry Like Cotton But I Juss Cant Stop eattin it Matter Fact Im eattin It Now as Im tellinn u Guys My story
    patrickkkkkkkk patrickkkkkkkk 18-21 1 Response Sep 16, 2012

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    Corn Starch

    I have been eating it for over 20 years, now I have a 2 year old grand daughter who loves it just as much as I do. I have had to have a blood transfusion because of it. After that I stopped but my son was murdered now I'm hooked again I no longer have insurance so I now I need to...
    melva42 melva42 41-45, F 1 Response Aug 13, 2013

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    I see myself over eating but I never think to stop myself in the moment. Then I will go on a kick where I eat nothing but salads for two weeks and drop 20 pounds, but the cycle...
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    my mom is really fat and suffered alot from hypertension :( she became paranoid about my health and doesnt allow me to eat certain foods.its weird but i got used to eating boiled...
    lushsummer lushsummer 18-21, F 1 Response Dec 5

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    So I dealt with an eating disorder junior and senior year of high school. Coming to college was going to be a change, but I recovered and I was ready to face a new chapter of my...
    mb8422 mb8422 18-21, F Nov 18

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    I love food, I'm skinny with a high metabolism and I have no issues with my weight. But sometimes I just feel like doing other things or i feel l don't have enough energy to make...
    Emperorgrace Emperorgrace 22-25, F Nov 19

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    I love baking and eating. What I can't stand is waiting for the cake or cupcakes to bake. It take ages. I love mixing it then eating the rest that's in the bowl. Cookies forget...
    lorrena19 lorrena19 18-21, F Nov 20

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    It's undiagnosed but I'm pretty sure I have a disorder. Sometimes I eat just to make me feel better about myself. For instance, I was having a ruff morning the other day. I woke up...
    Soccerman5 Soccerman5 31-35, M Nov 21

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    I eat and I eat and I eat and I don't gain because I work out and have a great metabolism
    TheAnonymousTroll TheAnonymousTroll 13-15, M Nov 22

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    When I don't eat, I feel so in control of myself. I can't eat, I'm too fat. if I eat, I'll get sick.
    brokenlovatic1999 brokenlovatic1999 13-15, F 1 Response Nov 24

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    What a lovely group to join :)I do like porridge and had some this morning.. The kids insist on porridge for breakfast when it cold ..like now a days ..and who can blame them...
    Mmmcherries Mmmcherries 46-50, F 6 Responses Nov 28

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    I don't want to be bulimic anymore. But I do. But I don't. Uggg. It's messing up my health. I have a constant sore throat even though I haven't purged in two days and it only gets...
    yonnie97 yonnie97 16-17, F Dec 2

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    I just dislike eating. I love food but hate eating. It makes no sense. My stomach is starting to hurt now because I'm hungry, so I guess I should go eat anyhow. ( ._.)
    Knixveus5 Knixveus5 18-21, M Dec 4

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    I have a habit of barely eating. The only time I don't practically eat nothing all day is when I'm feeling really sad, like today. Then I just eat my weight in junk food. -_-
    Knixveus5 Knixveus5 18-21, M 4 days ago

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    Im losing weight... But still feel like **** at the end of the day... Though I'm so hungry, I don't want to eat... I end up forcing myself to... But I really don't want to... I'm...
    MrCutBleedSmile MrCutBleedSmile 18-21, M 2 Responses 2 days ago

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    Well, honestly, this mostly happens when I wait too long to eat, then my body doesn't have the focus of energy to digest food and also do normal things like give me mental...
    Taurusedi Taurusedi 31-35, M 9 hrs ago

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    last year around this time, my friend was starting to become anorexic and I decided I wanted to become skinny too, so I did it with her. I used to barely eat any lunch and if I did...
    aflurryofemotions aflurryofemotions 13-15, F Nov 18

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    I in fact only eat like One or two... I don't know why, but it started a while ago.. I used to eat Three meals a day, but it slowly cut down. Sometimes I throw my dinner away, all...
    TylerOakleyIsBae TylerOakleyIsBae 13-15, F Nov 20

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    I'm feeling really down lately... ever since I got to college I've just felt more and more alone. I dont want to eat, have no energy to get work done, and rarely even want to hang...
    TaylorNicole312 TaylorNicole312 18-21, F Nov 20

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    So hungry... The feeling of control... Don't eat... I can't eat...
    MrCutBleedSmile MrCutBleedSmile 18-21, M 2 Responses Nov 20

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    Plain pasta with salad cream and cheese is nice :D A leftover from my student days! I also used to eat cheese spread, peanut butter and marmite on the same piece of toast haha. I...
    papercastles papercastles 22-25, F 1 Response Nov 21

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