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I Eat In Front of the Computer

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    Very Carefully!!

    I sometimes eat in front of my computer but I'm always very careful to not drop anything on my keyboard,especially whatever I'm drinking.I never bring my drink to my mouth over my keyboard because drops of water from the ice in my drink could spill on my keyboard.I always move it...
    TexasLily TexasLily 51-55, F Oct 25, 2008

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    Eating In Font of the Computer.

    I usually go and grab some food to eat in front on the computer when it gets boring or i have to wait for something. And i just eat, and drink and wait.  Today it was pistachios.  Sometimes i get a few crumbs falling onto the keyboard which is bad and i try to be...
    MyPeril MyPeril 18-21, F 2 Responses Aug 29, 2008

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    Well, I  Mainly Drink ...

    Well, I  mainly drink my coffee but I  have been known to eat as well.
    evilkittymew evilkittymew 36-40, F 1 Response Mar 21, 2009

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    Eat At Computer

    I'm really bad about eating while on the computer and it shows.i know i shouldn't.i got crumbs between my keys.I eat slower when on it.I read my e mail and visit my diet groups .i sometimes get so much into the computer i don't eat as much.It keeps my hands busy .
    mrsclark mrsclark 51-55, F Sep 23, 2011

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    All the Time!!

    Because I'm sad, I'm actually doing it now. I've got a pasta and chicken pasta with peas, yum!!
    Luangi Luangi 18-21, F 2 Responses Dec 3, 2007

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    Oops!

    I really try not to because I paid a lot of money for this top of the line computer, but I do find myself eating the occasional snack in front of it from time to time. I write this now because I just ate a piece of toast with PB and flax seed on it...yes, flax seed and it seems...
    Tuva Tuva 31-35, M 3 Responses Oct 26, 2009

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    Desktops <3 Videos <3 Eating <3

    I like to kick back and watch videos while I eat on my computer, sometimes on my laptop, but more than likely on my desktop.
    LylaRocks LylaRocks 26-30, F Jan 29, 2012

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    Sure

    and its usually on and playing some music while i'm eating her :-)
    ihaveanameitsrick ihaveanameitsrick 46-50, M 35 Responses Mar 6, 2009

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    Method Of Distraction

    I've had eating problems since I was 16 and I always found eating in front of a computer very much a distraction to the idea of having a plate of food in front of me. I tend to pick at it while I'm doing what ever; messaging, streaming video, writing. It's kinda like you forget...
    XanthiaJo XanthiaJo 22-25, F 1 Response Oct 14, 2011

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    I Do

        i eat dinner , lunch snacks in front of this computer .
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Aug 5, 2009

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    I hate it so much. My dad does it all the time while we are having dinner, he just stares at me, too close to where i'm sitting, and he tries to make some conversation. It makes me...
    juliegreen2 juliegreen2 18-21, F 3 Responses 8 hrs ago

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    I'm 16 years old.There are 10 days till my birthday.I've been depressed for good 3 years.My whole puberty was a great mess.One year and two months ago,I got bulimic.Before that,I...
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    Well my dad used to tell me off for eating. I always had a revved up metabolism which continued well into my teens. I could rival any teenage boy. But I was active- I never...
    NekroNomikon NekroNomikon 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 24

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    I don't know, honestly. Everyone thinks I have an eating disorder. I'm not sure. Honestly....I don't really know what anorexia is...*sigh*. I just know that medically.....I'm...
    Josephineong Josephineong 13-15, F 1 Response Mar 20

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    French Computers A language instructor was explaining to her class that in French, nouns unlike their English counterparts, are grammatically designated as masculine or feminine...
    jml2000 jml2000 56-60, M 2 Responses 1 day ago

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    Or I try to be atleast! When I am with certain friends who eat junk I also will eat junk though and feel crappy after. I have little will power when there is a nice looking cake...
    ifilayhere ifilayhere 31-35, F 1 Response Mar 29

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    IPad, school computer or laptop. I got your message and I'll definitely get back to you as soon as possible.
    bLEu22 bLEu22 18-21, M Mar 28

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    Especially when my eyes begin to hurt. It's bad for them. After June exams, I am gonna try fasting my time on the computer, see if I can go through a certain time span without it.
    baseCharlie baseCharlie 18-21, M 2 days ago

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    I'm reluctant to go ahead and name myself a computer geek because I know only a few things; however, I'm currently working on a computer science degree so I can expand my knowledge...
    fairytalesandspiderwebs fairytalesandspiderwebs 18-21, F 2 Responses Mar 25

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    That night I was scrolling through tumblr. I recently searched up the words skinny, thigh gap, anorexia, collar bones, death, self harm,....etc. I decided I would film what goes...
    MorbidRainbow MorbidRainbow 13-15, F 1 Response Apr 11

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    Me:' I am going to study today for sure.' Computer: ' Uhh really pal?' Me:' YEAH really.' * opens book* * reads two lines* * stares at computer* *moment of silence* Me : ' OH MY...
    introvertlife introvertlife 16-17, F 1 Response Apr 6

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    My adult son has binge eating disorder. We have four children, all living at home, and this problem puts a gigantic shadow over the whole family. My son is totally obsessed with...
    perseverer perseverer 51-55, F 2 Responses Mar 21

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    I have suffered from an eating disorder for most of my life. I am 23 now. Anorexia developed in me when I was 10, by the time I was 15 it was severe and included bits of bulimia. I...
    Mslip Mslip 22-25, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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    where is everyone in this group?? there ought to be enough girls computer enthusiasts on EP!!!!
    alisonchong alisonchong 26-30, F Mar 22

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    and proud. Any fellow computer geek out there?
    girlsdeadmonster girlsdeadmonster 18-21, F 3 Responses Mar 30

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    It's becoming a real problem. I spend too much time alone on my computer. I even named it Baby G. Help!
    emmysauraus emmysauraus 16-17, F 1 Response Apr 3

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    I think eating healthy really changes you in a good way and you feel better about yourself. I've been eating 5 meals a day for so far 3 weeks and I've seen a difference in my blue...
    andreaespe andreaespe 18-21, F Apr 9

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    Eating disorder was never my main illness, it think it developed due to my Schizotypal Personality and Depression, but I know what is to struggle with eating disorder...I can say...
    lauruze lauruze 22-25, F Apr 12

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    not at all, I always want to try and find out what is going on, though windows os has it's issues... I still prefer it over other OS's. I can customize my computer the way I like...
    Steve389 Steve389 22-25, M 5 days ago

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    I stopped eating at school. I don't know why but i just never went to my locker and ate at breaks, but when i get home i stuff my face with all this food like i usually do. I eat...
    ILYBlackVeilBrides ILYBlackVeilBrides 13-15, F 2 Responses 2 days ago

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    I really can't stop eating. If I do, I'll starve to death. It's like I have to eat every day or I feel sluggish. I couldn't stop eating if I wanted too. Believe me, I've tried. I...
    BobFrost BobFrost 36-40, M 1 day ago

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    I have an eating disorder, but know one in my family takes me seriously. I know I have Binge Eating Disorder and I have had it for a long time now. I can't stop putting food in my...
    Marisa67002 Marisa67002 26-30, F 1 Response Mar 27

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    So, I think my anorexia is coming back. I've been eating a lot recently, but throwing it all up. I'm sick of doing that. All I want is to be skinny. I hate myself and when I...
    just1a2girl3 just1a2girl3 18-21, F 1 Response Apr 3

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    have anyone ever tried eating alone all the time? that feeling sucks man .. last time i usually eat at home so i don't worry about eating alone and stuff but now i am living in a...
    fatdude123 fatdude123 18-21, M Apr 5

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    I have been eating a lot more than usual, i guess to mend my broken heart. At least am not one of those people who gets fat easily. I eat sweets, toast with cheese and mayonnaise...
    queen900 queen900 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 22

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    I recently found a few Pro-ana and Mia websites, it's like it flipped a switch in my head that has been dormant for some time. Mia and Ana came back louder then ever, and it's hard...
    FarrahRelates FarrahRelates 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 26

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    I have been anorexic before and since I got put in the hospital I can't eat normally. I go from not eating everything to binge eating everything. I can't find a balance with my...
    adrianna930 adrianna930 13-15, F Mar 26

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    Ok so last night I saw my friend do Cinderella ballet. Well after that her family took me and my other friend to dinner......at 11 pm. We went to Denny's and it was the first time...
    broadwaybabe99 broadwaybabe99 13-15, F 3 Responses Mar 29

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    hi i though i was de only one who eat Johnson & Johnson baby powder i have been eating form young now im 23 n im looking 2 stop & i think wanna should stop 2 i have been eating de...
    tiffy4 tiffy4 22-25, F Apr 1

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    I really hate the thought of what I'm eating was once a living and beautiful creature. There are so many of us, especially one but she'll just deny it if I say her name, that won't...
    DarkHappiness DarkHappiness 13-15, F Apr 1

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    I love to eat good food. Yet eating food is becoming more and more passé and not the done thing. Everyone's getting bigger, good food's getting more expensive, bad food is getting...
    Invisible75 Invisible75 36-40, M Apr 2

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    Omdz I'm like this with cheese! I won't eat any cheese unless it's a particular one, I will not eat it by itself, I will not eat it melted on bread, if on a pizza it has to be very...
    MixedLesbian MixedLesbian 16-17, F Apr 8

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    I think it shows that I like to eat. My round fat swollen tummy illustrates that my main love is to eat and eat WELL.I adore fried food the most dripping in grease as it fills me...
    losingweightnow losingweightnow 31-35, F 6 Responses 6 days ago

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    I wouldn't say I don't like eating per say. I just don't know the aftermath. I have ednos and I know I should eat, but I feel like once I do, I won't be able to stop. My mind says...
    PanicAtTheDiscount PanicAtTheDiscount 13-15, F 5 days ago

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    I'd love to eat healthier..... but it's so expensive and I'm poor DX. I hate eating the same meats and I'd love to eat goat, lamb and deer.
    Ruru88 Ruru88 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 21

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    I can’t imagine not being able to eat meat. To me, it tastes SO GOOD. Just the idea of perfectly grilled steak makes my mouth water. And I don’t just love steak. I also...
    AnonymousEP77 AnonymousEP77 41-45, M 1 Response Mar 25

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    I find my biggest confliction with my eating disorder is my weed habit. I smoke pot for my insomnia/depression and I love it. I was on a whole bunch of meds that made me feel...
    FarrahRelates FarrahRelates 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 26

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    The meds I'm on for ADHD and depression suppress my appetite so much. But even when I try to eat I hear myself think 'how could you want that? You fatass. You'll never look good...
    underageloner underageloner 13-15, F 1 Response Apr 1

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    I'm 19, 4'11 ft tall and 104.5 pounds it ranges from 108.7-103.4 at times. I don't know how to keep dropping weight. I don't even know what to do anymore at this point. I restrict...
    kristinaloo kristinaloo 18-21, F 1 Response Apr 2

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    Compulsion to eat and drink and hide the pain, but when your friend takes a picture of you, posts it on Facebook and you see how ugly you feel and look..,it makes me want to eat to...
    anm52309 anm52309 26-30, F 1 Response Apr 3

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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...
    Shareka4 Shareka4 31-35, F 2 Responses Apr 7