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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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 Aug 12

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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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    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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    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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    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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    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 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 5 Responses Apr 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

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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 5 Responses Oct 5, 2010

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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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    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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    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 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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    (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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    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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    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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    beautifulgoodbye beautifulgoodbye 18-21, F 2 Responses Sep 11

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    STOP TELLING ME WHAT TO EAT! I am sick of this. I do lots of sport, I know. That means I need to eat more, I KNOW. But I eat enough okay? I have breakfast, I have an apple at...
    Missinghim99 Missinghim99 13-15, F 14 hrs ago

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    So basically i have an eating disorder and i think my teacher was figuring out that i had one and i need to know if you guys think that he started to figure it out or not. At lunch...
    flowerqueenx flowerqueenx 13-15, F 2 Responses Aug 20

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    So for the past couple of years, (2011-now) i would go to school and just push through without eating, and by my last year in school I wasn't eating everyday, I could go the day...
    TaylaT21 TaylaT21 18-21, F 2 Responses Sep 2

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    I don't eat junk or high processed foods. I mostly just try to eat a well balanced diet yet never deprive myself of anything when traveling. I love love love cheese, ice cream, and...
    CosabellaBeauty CosabellaBeauty 26-30, F Sep 10

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    Alright, I don't starve myself or make myself throw up or anything. But I binge. I haven't been eating as much in the past week or so (Not starving, I've just cut down and started...
    raehmm raehmm 13-15, F 1 Response Aug 24

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    Food is one thing that relieves you from stress. Each time you feel stressed, you turn to food and start eating. It doesn't matter how much you eat when you are stressed coz...
    uselessguy uselessguy 36-40, M Aug 27

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    Ha, trust me guys you don't. I eat loads and I love to eat, but I'm still on the verge of being put in a mental health clinic to see if I have a mental disorder. My bmi is like 17...
    JPSmith24 JPSmith24 16-17, M 1 Response Aug 27

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    I force myself to eat. Not because I wouldn't eat if I didn't, because I would. And not because I need to gain weight, because I don't. I force myself to eat because it is...
    tRueInSAnItY tRueInSAnItY 16-17, F Sep 3

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    I absolutely hate having to eat. I do it because I know I have to, but it isn't a priority at all to me. If I lived alone, I'd forget to eat a lot more. Don't get me wrong, I...
    HiddenAnger HiddenAnger 26-30, F 1 Response Sep 11

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    I love eating. My appetite hasn't gone away. But sometimes I just forget to eat. I don't always feel hungry when I'm supposed to. I just feel sick after a while because I'm so low...
    thunderstruck14 thunderstruck14 18-21 1 day ago

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    I used to weigh myself everyday. I don't now because my scale is broken. I purposely skip meals sometimes. I calorie restrict a lot. I binge. I am on both extremities of eating and...
    Jackiebh Jackiebh 22-25, F Aug 25

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    Sup sorry I couldn't post recently I was on holiday! Long story so I will post it in parts. So where was I.... I woke up on the morning my hubby was ment to be back and I was...
    SherbertGainer SherbertGainer 22-25, F 4 Responses Sep 2

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    The urges are coming back stronger than ever and I'm going back to what I was doing before. I have 3 types of eating disorders, B.E.D (binge eating disorder) Anorexia, and bulimia...
    XxBadXVibesxX XxBadXVibesxX 13-15, F 6 days ago

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    It really messes with me when I try to eat after a week of barely putting any sort of nutrient in my body. I know it's weird to say someone can forget to eat for days at a time but...
    yennafur yennafur 22-25, F 1 Response 4 days ago

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    So I'm not anorexic or anything, it's just sometimes I don't have an appetite. I had some sunflower seeds and a little dry cereal. My little brother fixed me a little leftover...
    MiniMe57 MiniMe57 13-15, F Aug 20

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    I'm really not sure what experience this would fit into, so I'll post it to a few because I need help. The past few days I haven't spoke a lot or eaten a lot. I've just been in my...
    raehmm raehmm 13-15, F 1 Response Aug 25

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    I am a compulsive eater. My eating habits are to hide from/cover up my emotions. I still struggle with my relationship with food and am finding it difficult to try eating or...
    vertexsix vertexsix 22-25, M Aug 30

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    Ugh I don't know. Before you read this I'm just letting you know that I really hate the word "trigger" it's very misused and it makes me angry. So when I use this word, I am being...
    disasterland disasterland 18-21, F 5 Responses Sep 5

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    I'm not insecure about my weight but I don't want to eat when I'm hungry sometimes. I think about what I want to eat but the smell, taste, or texture of the food just makes me feel...
    WhatTheFrenchToast WhatTheFrenchToast 18-21, M Sep 11

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    Having an eating disorder and hearing people constantly nagging you to "just eat" really sucks.
    bibaaa bibaaa 18-21, F 4 Responses Aug 21

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    Don't you hate it when people leave salad on the side of their plate after eating at a restaurant??? I do...such a waste. What's wrong with da green stuff? It's good for you! It'll...
    InternationalDarkness InternationalDarkness 13-15, F 1 Response Aug 22

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    I love eating there mainly because it's the only time i get to eat proper English food, It's only just around the corner from where we live and it's very tasty i'd recommend it to...
    Gaz7 Gaz7 51-55, M Aug 24

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    I eAt cornflakes when I'm depressed ,and right now I'm so f*** depressed .Even though I'd be full I just wAit a few and eat some more .
    prankqueen prankqueen 13-15, F 1 Response Aug 24

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    So I stopped eating a little over three weeks ago. Lack of a will to live I feel, it's been weird for me. I've always been a foodie, I love food a little too much if anything. Over...
    Ladybuddha1 Ladybuddha1 26-30, F 2 Responses Aug 26

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    I'm glad I found this website and people that are a little alike me I had a ****** day because I always think so negatively so I ordered food and ate a pound of pasta and 12...
    Iamthebayside Iamthebayside 22-25, M Aug 26

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