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I Eat When I Am Bored and to Bury My Feelings

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    The Most Common Thing I Do When I'm Bored...

    I just walk downstairs and look around in the kitchen for something to eat... no mather what... cold noodles that are left over from lunch, chocolate(although i hate chocolate), some cookies, chewing gum, fruits, carrots or cucumbers, muesli.. just something eatable (does this...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Jul 8, 2007

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    I Need to Stop!

    I am a stress eater.I feel the need to eat when I am bored or stressed.It's like some uncontrollable urge comes over me and overtakes me and I begin to eat even though I may not be hungry.When I am eating I have a good feeling,but when I am done I feel guilty about the large...
    diamond33 diamond33 31-35 5 Responses May 13, 2008

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    My Life and Emotions Revolve Around Food

    when there's a death people bring food to the family, when there's family gatherings the table is full of food, when we celebrate there is food handed out it's such a intertwined element in life it just makes sense to eat for no reason
    GoldieMtZion GoldieMtZion 26-30, F Nov 19, 2007

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    Inconsistent Care For Myself

    When I am with a man and happy (I hate that those are equated, but they are) I tend to gain about 14lbs.  I eat whenever he does, and nearly the amount.  When I am sad and romanceless, I skip meals and lose the 14lbs, which attracts someone new...again I cycle through...
    gWhiz gWhiz 36-40, F 1 Response Nov 3, 2007

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    I can't help it! It's a nasty circle.

    I eat when I am stressed. I also eat when I am bored. I eat when I am watching TV. I don't know why but I do but I feel better when I eat. I feel satisfied but only for a moment but then I just feel worse. It's a nasty circle!
    eastsidechick eastsidechick 26-30, F Sep 2, 2007

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    STRESS Eater Too

    IM A STRESS EATER TOO! WHEN IM WORRIED I CANT THINK STRAIGHT SO I TEND TO GO TO FOOD FOR COMFORT! I KNOW THIS IS NOT RIGHT, BUT THIS IS WHAT IM BEING DOIN FOR MANY YEARS AND NOW IT CAUGHT UP WIT ME! IM GETTIN BIGGER EVERY YEAR AND THIS DONT MAKE ANY SENSE! I BLAME MYSELF FOR THIS...
    duncv1 duncv1 36-40, F 2 Responses May 23, 2008

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    Only At Work!

    I try my best to avoid snacking and unhealthy foods, but i notice it becomes specially difficult between 2:30 and 3:30(my shift ends at 4pm) . I have to control all cravings and most of the time i fail miserably giving in to the cookies, chips or anything else junk! I...
    aleon00 aleon00 26-30, F 1 Response Oct 28, 2010

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    Food Is <3

    When I'm bored I find myself in the kitchen looking for a snack. It always seems to cheer me up when I feel blue. Food is made of love, especially when I take ingredients and throw them together.
    LylaRocks LylaRocks 26-30, F Jan 28, 2012

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    Recognizing It Is a Healthy Step, Right?

    I know that this is what I do.  As I reach for the raw cookie dough, I know I am doing it to feel better about wasting my time when I should be accomplishing something.  I know that during the fourth trip to the fridge in as many minutes, nothing has changed, but I...
    debmichelle debmichelle 36-40 1 Response Jun 4, 2008

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    Wierd, Though..

    it's odd, though.  sometimes i eat for comfort, but others i don't for the same reaosn.  really wierd.
    SunnyKris SunnyKris 26-30, F Aug 27, 2007

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    Eat When Bored

    I have done this all my life and now that I want to loose it my meds. wont let me and I dont eat al much any more but the weight just stays therre lost 25 lfs. but no more so far havent gained it back but I want to loose at least 85 more. Guess I can dream its been like this for...
    silvercoins4 silvercoins4 70+, F 11 Responses Jun 21, 2008

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    Eating Food to Pass the Time

    When I am around people I am usual fine with food and what I eat, but when I am by mysef fo rlong periods of time I get fidgety and feel like I need to eat something. Usually it's a bowl of ramen noodles or a peanut butter sandwich. But I feel so weird about this because I only...
    gmoon12090 gmoon12090 16-18, F 4 Responses Jul 5, 2007

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    Body Dismorphic Disorder

    In the beginning of my junior year of high-school, I began having chronic anxiety attacks. I was always anxious and upset, the only thing that could comfort me was food. Around halloween, I couldn't stop eating chocolate. I started to notice how much I was actually eating and how...
    lizzzzard lizzzzard 16-17, F Apr 18, 2012

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    Help!!! I'm About to Burst!!

    ok, i am soooo sick of doing this to myself.  i know i have some kind of eating disorder. I'm not overweight, but i'm obsessed with food.  I was taking adipex, and lost 15 lbs.  It only works for a few weeks, and i don't like to take it anyway, because it's really...
    littleisabella littleisabella 31-35 5 Responses Jun 23, 2009

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    Related Experiences

    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 3 hrs ago

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    When I get bored, I go to a dark place. Of course, when it's a combination of bored, lonely and depressed, leave me alone cause I hit rock bottom and become The Crazy Devil. I don...
    NightwolfBlackheart NightwolfBlackheart 26-30, M a week ago

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    Every night after I put my little one to bed, I sit in front of the tv and eat. It's because I'm so bored. I never feel hungry, it's just something to do. I worry that I'm going to...
    twinks1983 twinks1983 31-35, F 1 Response Nov 4

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    craving pizza with extra toppings,garlic bread,chicken wings,wedges,cuddles and cuteness :(
    jaesavv jaesavv 16-17, F Oct 27

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    what do you do when you're upset, or sad, not in the mood for doing something, angry, unstable, or just feel empty? i.... eat, oh i love to eat when i'm not feeling okay. i also...
    dasosleefi dasosleefi 16-17, F 1 Response 14 hrs ago

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    I am fat and unfit. And it is partly because I am a compulsive eater. And I hate it. I need help stopping. I don't want to be unhealthy anymore. I hate eating. I eat so much that I...
    SeemsEverythingGoesWrongInLife SeemsEverythingGoesWrongInLife 18-21, F 1 Response Nov 7

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    My family thought that I'm a cold ***** Thats not talking not eating.When the truth is I just got rejected and am hurting like ****.And nobody is bothering to ask me what's wrong...
    maknaekid maknaekid 13-15, F 1 Response Oct 31

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    People question me when I say I'm bored as we're texting. "You're always bored." "Do you only text me when you're bored?" What people need to realize is this. If I'm not bored, it...
    tgf12 tgf12 18-21, M 9 hrs ago

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    I don't know how to get over or move on from the person I Love most in the world. This person broke my heart, she just left me and said we can't be together anymore. I cry myself...
    JadeMarieWhalleySeale JadeMarieWhalleySeale 22-25, F 3 Responses 16 hrs ago

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    Another moment of boredom when you have no idea what to do....
    Disqualify Disqualify 16-17, M 1 Response 10 hrs ago

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    I get bored a lot. Like a lot a lot. I'm bored right now, in fact.
    emmnam emmnam 18-21, F 1 Response 8 hrs ago

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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 15 hrs ago

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    I'm really bored. I'm about to eat tacos. I'm bored. I'm bored. I'm bored. I'm bored. I'm bored. I'm bored. Yeah.... I'm bored.
    DarkEyesBlueSkys DarkEyesBlueSkys 13-15, F 4 Responses Oct 27

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    Someone message me I'm so bored no perverts please
    Babypandabear21 Babypandabear21 13-15, F 19 hrs ago

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    I'm bored message me 16-17 teens age group
    neonpinkcupcakelover neonpinkcupcakelover 16-17, F 14 hrs ago

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    I'm bored at work kinda slow today
    ohno25 ohno25 41-45, M 10 hrs ago

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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...
    PendalWitch PendalWitch 13-15, F 6 hrs ago

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    I hate being bored! I need a friend :3
    naughtyandnotnice naughtyandnotnice 16-17, F 3 hrs ago

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    I'm bored someone message me
    sarinaBee sarinaBee 18-21, F 1 Response 2 hrs ago

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    bored someone talk to me 13-15.
    sweettarts13 sweettarts13 13-15, F 14 mins ago

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    I hate it when someone feels sorry for me. especially when it's someone who is your friend. pity is the worst.
    shatee shatee 18-21, F 6 hrs ago

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    I don't know why am bored of my studies, i enjoyed studying before i entered into our university, i know am perfect in solving mathematics,i failed to give my best as i stopped...
    rushikesh99 rushikesh99 18-21, M 6 days ago

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    Did my research and the doctor labeled me. I have an eating disorder called binge eating. where you just eat and eat with emotional attachment. like you just eat if your depressed...
    sassy19love sassy19love 13-15 1 Response 3 days ago

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    I don't like to eat, because that's the only thing I can control in this utterly chaotic life of mine.
    TaylorNicole312 TaylorNicole312 18-21, F 1 Response 10 hrs ago

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    Did it again last night. Breakfast for dinner. Belgian waffles, biscuits and gravy, fresh pineapple, blueberry muffins, eggs, hash browns, ham AND bacon. Carb overload I know but...
    jesluken jesluken 51-55, F 6 Responses 10 hrs ago

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    I seem to always be bored as of late. When the boringness gets to much I take a nap. I'm home schooled because of a "problem" I had and so I stay in my house all the time. I can...
    chaoshead chaoshead 13-15, M 1 Response Nov 11

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    Hiding feelings is so much easier than trying to explain why you feel like that, or how to stop feeling like that, or how to feel differently.
    SilverEyedWolf SilverEyedWolf 16-17, F 1 Response 13 hrs ago

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    People having sentiments and feelings for others are hard to find now a days.
    dansizzling dansizzling 22-25, M 1 Response 8 hrs ago

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    I feel the boredom taking over me. Which makes me slide into apathy. I feel myself slipping into it. I feel the feelings of whats the point? Who cares? I'll just sink into this...
    SadisticPsychoBitch SadisticPsychoBitch 31-35, F 2 Responses Nov 2

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    I have body dysmorphia, and I get complimented Alot on my looks, when people say "you are so pretty " I automatically think that they mean I'm ugly. then I also want to hear I...
    oliviatt oliviatt 16-17, F 2 Responses 11 hrs ago

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    How do I maintain a happy persona when all I think about is him. I want to die. he paged l played with my emotions and I don't know what to do. I hate my life.
    godsgab828 godsgab828 26-30, F 1 Response 10 hrs ago

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    i love a girl who shows no emotion.. wonder poker face might say... i tell but its like hitting a brick wall.. only time i get afeed back is when others are showing me what i want...
    Minniecuts Minniecuts 18-21, F 4 hrs ago

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    I wanted to delete EP, but this didnt worked cos im active member. Today after receiving comment which shocked me i no longer want to write in this community. EP didnt deleted his...
    angel8i angel8i 31-35, F 1 Response 3 hrs ago

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