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I Eat When I Am Bored and to Bury My Feelings

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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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    NightStalker67 NightStalker67 18-21, F Jan 27

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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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 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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    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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    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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    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 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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    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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    Motto of an extremely unfaithful husband: "a wife is just like a can of sardines, you only eat it when there is nothing else to eat!"
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    I can take this anymore. My mom doesn't understand nor my sisters. She made these comments how I binge, and how I eat late at night. First of all I eat at night so nobody has to...
    WhiteRice14 WhiteRice14 18-21, F 26 mins ago

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    it hurts when your very own friend enjoys the way you suffer and what you're going through.. I feel its better not to share any of my feelings to anybody.. at the end, its always I...
    amazingmoment90 amazingmoment90 18-21, F 2 Responses 7 hrs ago

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    How you can tell if a man has a SHORT TONGUE or if he has a LONG TONGUE: a man with a short tongue has a bald spot at the back of his head while a man with a long tong has a bald...
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    What would I do without your smart mouth? Drawing me in, and you kicking me out You've got my head spinning, no kidding, I can't pin you down What's going on in that beautiful mind...
    Listening2us Listening2us 26-30, F 7 hrs ago

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    Yes, even at the age of 35, I am [still] a picky eater. I cannot eat fruits nor vegetables (except for a potato). I once could eat bananas, but I had a bad allergic reaction to...
    halfblind79 halfblind79 31-35, M 6 hrs ago

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    I mostly sit around all day playing video games and watching tv. I could go get a job or do anything really but I'm too lazy. I am bored.
    Jacksoncw Jacksoncw 18-21, M 1 Response 3 hrs ago

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    I'm so very bored right now. If anyone wants to talk message me
    BraedenPhillips BraedenPhillips 13-15, M 1 hr ago

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    I've always had a problem with being self conscious. I think being self conscious in small amounts is a good thing. But I'm at a point in my life where I've come to terms with...
    TKS00000 TKS00000 18-21, M 2 days ago

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    Good nutrition is really essential for good health.Knowing what you should do doesn't mean you're actually going to do it. Follow the ideas you learn here and you will get the...
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    I love it when three or four guys just filled her up
    watchmesuck watchmesuck 51-55, M 1 Response 11 hrs ago

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    I'm bored and a writer. So I'm just going to randomly write something on here. Darkness. There was NOTHING but a black void that surrounded her making her feel alone and terrified...
    stardancer99 stardancer99 16-17, F 4 Responses Feb 17

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    One of my teachers pulled me aside the other day and asked if I've been eating. I'm in recovery. I don't know how to react to that.
    galaxyle galaxyle 18-21, F 1 Response 11 hrs ago

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    I never get bored eating this.
    JerryJerryA JerryJerryA 31-35, F 3 Responses Feb 16

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    But this has implications!, good and bad. The word almost simply does not exist in my dictionary. It is very foreign on my tongue, it cant seem to roll. This means that.. I dont...
    mirkwood86 mirkwood86 26-30, M Feb 17

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    bored bored bored bored bored bored bored bored
    usama21 usama21 18-21, M 1 Response 1 day ago

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    bored bored bored bored bored bored bored bore bored should i kill myself or kill my self ? which one do you prefer ?
    usama21 usama21 18-21, M 2 Responses 1 day ago

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    I don't have much in life right now. Besides going to school, the only other thing I do is play video games. And even those are getting boring now, I've been playing them too...
    theycallmetk theycallmetk 16-17, M 5 days ago

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    I have been frequently changing my avatar in the hope of finding The perfect image (a tragic reflection of real life) To aid me I enlisted my friend's 18 yr old twins for their...
    Blondiex15 Blondiex15 36-40, F 8 Responses Feb 4

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    I'm so bored I have no one to talk to I lost like all my friends but a few and it's killing me because the few I have are usually to busy for me I'm use to having tons of friends...
    CookieMonsta16 CookieMonsta16 18-21, F 4 Responses Feb 7

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    I'm just really bored with my life. I have a lot of **** going on. but I don't know. I'm kinda waiting for something and while I'm waiting I'm just bored. I sit and have nothing...
    Kmarcum99 Kmarcum99 13-15, F 2 Responses a week ago

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    Yesterday, I told my mom I was suicidal. Of course she freaked out a little and told my little sister. The shittiest thing I said was probably how my relationship with her feels...
    PuckDrop PuckDrop 18-21, M 4 days ago

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    I'm so bored and when I'm bored I start thinking about everything.
    Shannon87 Shannon87 26-30, F 7 Responses Feb 4

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    Nutrition is essential for everyone's overall health and well-being. Keep reading to discover how to make this article to learn how!You should strive to eat many different kinds of...
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