I Eat For Emotional Reasons

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    My Love/hate Relationship With Food

    I fight it and lately I have been eating healthy oatmeal and soup a lot. But I do tend to like comfort food. I'll do very well for a while and then slip and hate myself. Sitting down with some rice crackers and organic dip (can't eat the supermarket stuff that's loaded with...
    lilystrange lilystrange
    46-50, F
    2 Responses Dec 21, 2008

    If All My Trips to the Cupboard Could Count As Exercise

    I have noticed I graze. When I have to work on a project and I feel anxious... when I am alone at home and at loose ends... I make lots of trips to the cupboard. I love chocolate.... but hey only dark chocolate... that's supposed to be healthy right?? Anyway, I eat it one piece...
    LucindaG LucindaG
    46-50, F
    Aug 27, 2009

    Comfort Eater

    I'm not close to my family and I don't see my friends that much anymore since I dropped out of college. I rarely leave my house because I fear I'll have a panic attack and because of my social anxiety I can't be around people. Since I don't go out much I spend all of my time in...
    Nethaly Nethaly
    18-21, F
    Dec 21, 2012

    I Guess I'm A Grazer Too.....

    i stay home all day. as a military spouse overseas, it can be hard to find a job all the time. i hate not working. i spend all my day on this stupid computer.... and i find myself eating out of boredom or frustration. it does calm the nerves. i go to the kitchen countless times...
    juggalove juggalove
    31-35, F
    2 Responses Jun 3, 2010

    Sometimes I Do

    I eat junk food and other types of food that bring me comfort. I can't help it sometimes. It just helps me feel good when I'm sad.
    anschel anschel
    22-25, F
    1 Response Dec 22, 2008

    Eating makes me happy,

    so I eat a lot. And I'm perfectly happy with that.
    supercode supercode
    70+
    1 Response Oct 15, 2015
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