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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 6 Responses Sep 11, 2011

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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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    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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    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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    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 8 Responses Apr 13, 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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    I started eating Argo in 1999

    when i was pregnant with my daughter...before this i would eat sugar and i thought that was the weirdest thing to be eating...when i was introduced to Corn Starch i stopped eating sugar....i eat it threw a straw too...i would buy like 8 boxes when i go shopping and in a week...
    StarchLova StarchLova 36-40, F Jan 5

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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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    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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    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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    I have been eating corn starch

    for 16 years it started with my second pregnancy I would eat a box every other day needless to say my baby was covered in it but I still eat it to this day and with all 3 pregnancies I craved it so badly but I learned to drink a lot of water. To this day I eat a container of...
    kitafuller kitafuller 36-40, F 1 Response Feb 28

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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 want to stop eating corn starch.

    ....... I really want to I've started to only it once every 3 months and go buy a new box after those 3 months of progress so far
    Strange143 Strange143 16-17, F May 14

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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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    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 4 Responses May 5, 2013

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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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    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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    I love yo eat anything chalky .

    . . baby powder , cornstarch , chalk , drywall . I wish I can stop
    Strange143 Strange143 16-17, F 2 Responses May 5

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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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    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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    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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    How come people hate the Cream brand?

    ? I like it and how does the Argo brand taste like? I see so many people LOVIN the Argo brand so much
    girlwithhealthproblems girlwithhealthproblems 16-17, F Jan 10

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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, 2014

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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 16-17, F 1 Response Aug 12, 2014

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    I eat cornstarch and can't stop started

    when I was sick iron was very low and had 2 transfusions and still eating it can't quit.
    brownbunny4340 brownbunny4340 56-60, F Apr 23

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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'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, 2014

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    myselfhere myselfhere 22-25, F 8 hrs ago

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    The minute I decide to eat right no matter what happens seems to be the minute the universe decides to throw me a heap of food related challenges. Last weekend it was my friend's...
    Robinzasio Robinzasio 41-45, F 1 day ago

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    ...every day. every day. every day. i feel bad cause i should be thankful that i can go to the store and have a car (that i hope we won't have to give up cause we're running out of...
    clearlytransparent clearlytransparent 31-35, F 1 day ago

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    yes! that changed my lifestyle so much. before, I used to hate to cook and everytime I was in the kitchen, it ended like disaster. but when I started eating healthy, I started to...
    vic117 vic117 18-21, F 2 Responses 1 day ago

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    I've been suffering with different eating disorders since I was about 7 when I stopped eating because the other kids would bully me about my weight. Then after about a year my...
    FeedingTheWolves FeedingTheWolves 13-15, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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    Over the past 5 to 6 months I have managed to lose 30 pounds exactly, and I have 10 more pounds to go, but I am finding it extremely hard because I want to eat foods that I love...
    youhavemedarling youhavemedarling 18-21, F 3 days ago

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    I used to feel anxious eating in front of others, especially if they were not eating. I encounter that quite a bit at college because of the differing lunch breaks that people have...
    songwrxter songwrxter 18-21, F 2 Responses 4 days ago

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    I was on a pretty good roll last week. I made it almost a week without binging at night or overeating during the day. Every evening I took the time to make a food plan for the next...
    Robinzasio Robinzasio 41-45, F 4 days ago

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    Eating Eggs on Toast with Fried Fish Oh Hi There again Fellow Egg Eaters, Often when I am a woman on the go with very little time to grab a bite to eat before going off in my...
    BlueJeanedPrincess BlueJeanedPrincess 56-60, F 6 days ago

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    Eating Eggs with Toast Oh Hi There, Egg Eaters, I am a woman who eats eggs for breakfast and lots of them. Mostly they are either poached or fried but I have eaten them soft...
    BlueJeanedPrincess BlueJeanedPrincess 56-60, F 6 days ago

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    I know I already wrote about anorexia but i need to clear something about its partner, Bulimia. When you first think about Bulimia you probably see a girl eating an abnormal amount...
    gypsyme gypsyme 13-15 6 days ago

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    I love to eat when the food tastes good. Have you ever tried Turkey Bacon? I know some people like it for health reasons and maybe the true benefit of eating it is to be so...
    Momigus Momigus 31-35 2 Responses 6 days ago

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    I try to eat healthy as possible. avoid processed foods, fast food and limit sweets. I don't eat much fruit nut eat plenty of greens. but I love my meat. beef, pork, chicken...
    volvoman60 volvoman60 56-60, M 2 Responses 6 days ago

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    For some strange reason I haven't been hungry at all today. I haven't eaten anything all day and for some reason I'm just not feeling hungry enough to eat anything. I've heard that...
    hannahphillips hannahphillips 13-15, F 1 Response 6 days ago

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    PORTION CONTROL-you dont have to eat the whole bag of chips...you dont have to eat a half bag of chips...simply enjoy a small bowl of chips and savor the flavor and crunch of each...
    sugarbiscuts sugarbiscuts 31-35, F Aug 28

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    Ever since I was young I became aroused when I noticed woman eating food and imagined it was me they sank their teeth in. I think there is something very erotic about seeing the...
    Rainaldorai Rainaldorai 26-30, M 4 Responses Aug 27