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I Eat When I Am Bored and to Bury My Feelings

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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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    Having one of those nights.

    . I just want to gorge my self until I am so fat I can't leave the house..
    heavybruce heavybruce 22-25, M 2 Responses Aug 11

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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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    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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    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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    pumkin106 pumkin106 18-21, F Jan 27

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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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 16-17, F 4 Responses Jul 5, 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 66-70, F 11 Responses Jun 21, 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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    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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    I am doing some boring work.

    .and yes eating.. Finished a pizza 2 bags of chips...and a 2 liter coke..
    heavybruce heavybruce 22-25, M 1 Response Feb 5

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    I eat when I am board.

    .I will eat several bags of chips with out thinking about it... And if I am feeling bad then I will really pig out..
    heavybruce heavybruce 22-25, M 1 Response Jan 27

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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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    I'm friggin bored right now and I can't sleep
    alone03 alone03 22-25, F 2 Responses 3 hrs ago

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    I might I don't want to believe so but I don't eat much have no need too I hate meats so I don't get enough protein and almost every morning I throw up and sometimes at night...
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    another moment when I get really sad...another friend has to stay away to avoid making things complicated between us?????? maybe I should stay away from making male friends....they...
    glowingember glowingember 36-40, F 3 Responses 7 hrs 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 8 hrs 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 8 hrs ago

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    I really do, you know? I had a really close friend of mine suddenly disappear without saying goodbye. I couldn't tell if she was angry with me about something or she just didn't...
    LovingChihiro LovingChihiro 18-21, M 4 Responses 10 hrs 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 13 hrs 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 16 hrs ago

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    I woke up early hours of this morning gasping for breath. The day before I had a visit from a friend who bought me a bunch of gladioli. Turns out my hay fever hasn't gone after all...
    thehippy thehippy 41-45, F 3 days ago

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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 3 Responses 3 days ago

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    Stuffing Myself on Ice Cream and Chocolate Sauce I am a woman who loves to eat and when I am just relaxing, one food that I love eating a large amount of is ice cream with...
    BlueJeanedPrincess BlueJeanedPrincess 56-60, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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    it feels like something is literally eating away at my creativity and imagination.
    meamiz meamiz 16-17, M 3 days ago

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    This may make sure that people who would never have found your physical store will want to seek you out, or it may provide people with the confidence they need to make sure that...
    designer421 designer421 26-30, M 3 days ago

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    Okay. So there is this guy that I've had a crush on like forever. He is the total opposite of me though. I'm girly and innocent while he's a tough guy who has done some bad things...
    Hannahchristie Hannahchristie 18-21, F 8 Responses 5 days ago

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    it is so hard these days with so many processed foods! geez.... I try to eat spinach salds, baked fish, fresh pineapple, whole wheat/whole grains, lemon water, coconut milk...
    morganza504 morganza504 36-40 1 Response 6 days ago

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    My eyes feel heavy, I haven't slept I don't wanna sleep because I feel like time will go fast my heart kinda aches like 10% and I know why ugh it's like this I'm so sleepy that I...
    7J99 7J99 16-17, F 1 Response 6 days ago

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    I'm boreddd so bored plzz text mee
    diamondfaith diamondfaith 13-15, F 1 Response a week ago

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    I am just so frustrated and angry with myself right now. I have been trying to get to a normal weight and maintain it for YEARS and I just cannot seem to get there. I am stuck on a...
    Robinzasio Robinzasio 41-45, F a week ago

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    I want to meet a woman that is large enough for me to experience this experience.Thought I was going to have the chance but the woman changed her mind about coming to see me. So I...
    thebustierthebetter thebustierthebetter 46-50, M 1 Response a week ago

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    Confessions of a Habitual Apologizer: I’m sorry. I say it when I bump into someone at the store, when my card doesn’t swipe the first time, and when my phone cuts out. In...
    MissMimiMusic MissMimiMusic 22-25, F 4 Responses Aug 19

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    Guys, you're not hurting my feelings with these petty *** comments and messages. I deal with losers on a daily basis,I'm immune to this fatal disease known as stupidity. I'm not...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Aug 18

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    It's not often that I experience deep feelings. My feelings are usually rather short lived and shallow in a way. It's nice when I get in these moods so I can revel in my deepest...
    artxinxmotion12 artxinxmotion12 22-25, F 1 Response Aug 17