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I Eat When I Am Bored and to Bury My Feelings

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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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    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 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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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 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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    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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    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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    Today I had a deadline on a project I was HOPING. To take my time on but my client requested her banners earlier. Rome wasn't built in a day lady. Luckily I was able to oblige her...
    missquietriot missquietriot 26-30, F 5 days ago

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    Having chips for dinner. -_-
    jasmineisb0red jasmineisb0red 13-15, F Aug 18

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    I hate my self for this. Honestly I should of been single but then I can't cause I have a reason not to. Okay so I have a bf and he's Like the most down to earth guy. He's so...
    alwaysjudged alwaysjudged 16-17, F Aug 6

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    I know what you mean because I used to be able to put it away. With time my appetite gradually decreased to the point I'm just not hungry most of the time. In fact the only time I...
    1Anonymous 1Anonymous 41-45 Aug 14

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    Food is one thing that relieves you from stress. Each time you feel stressed, you turn to food and start eating. It doesn't matter how much you eat when you are stressed coz...
    uselessguy uselessguy 36-40, M 1 day ago

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    Ya know. I'm sick of people judging anorexics and bulimics. Plus all the others. Those are just the most common. They tell you you're not fat. And grow meat on them bones. But you...
    Kailenalovesyou Kailenalovesyou 13-15, F 2 Responses Jul 29

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    I am an emotional eater. I eat when depressed that means I eat a lot. I am sad way to much. I also think I eat out of habit.
    lonesojourner lonesojourner 46-50, M 1 Response Aug 1

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    So I'm not anorexic or anything, it's just sometimes I don't have an appetite. I had some sunflower seeds and a little dry cereal. My little brother fixed me a little leftover...
    MiniMe57 MiniMe57 13-15, F Aug 20

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    I am a picky eater when it comes to nature touching my food. Bugs, flys, people breath hitting my food by mistake or people going over my food with their arms . I would not be...
    lorrena19 lorrena19 18-21, F Jul 31

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    Why eat when you can be beautiful
    lockedsweetheart lockedsweetheart 26-30, F 3 Responses Aug 4

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    Ok maybe all the time. I love being on all fours trying to eat when I'm really stuffed. Makes me realize what butterball I really am.
    Fantasypiggy77 Fantasypiggy77 22-25, F 2 Responses 3 days ago

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    I know I have a problem, but how do I get over it? Advice would be appreciated. I am morbidly obese. I weigh 340 pounds and I am 5'10. I am not your typical fat girl though. I...
    BlueHeartSong BlueHeartSong 22-25, F 4 Responses Aug 4

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    you can bury your memories six feet under but there’d be days when you’ll only be a song, a scent, a word, away from them.
    TheCunylinguist TheCunylinguist 41-45, F 2 Responses Aug 14

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    My boyfriend and me moved to a new town 10 months ago. I thought it would be fun to make new experiences, meet new people and all that. But the most fun I've had in ten months, is...
    f0rsvik f0rsvik 22-25, F 1 Response Jul 30

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    Gosh! Where to begin? So it’s fair to say that I haven’t been suffering for as long as some people with their eating disorders but I can’t dismiss the fact that I HAVE been...
    Thatgirl889 Thatgirl889 16-17, F 1 Response Aug 5

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    All play & no work... Smith died and regained consciousness in the next world. He looked out over a vast expanse of pleasant country. After resting comfortably for a while in a...
    rajblr1970 rajblr1970 41-45, M 1 Response Aug 18

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    Ansatte fra Gillett's SPAR Bury St og Appleby vestover sammen med Rangers fra National Trust til å delta i en søppel plukking. Teamet braved den typiske britiske sommeren vær...
    ruthcarden ruthcarden 26-30, F Jul 30

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    It was there, right in front of me, begging me to bury my face in it and eat it all up. So sweet, so juicy, warm, wet, pulsing, glistening. God it was good. She was good.
    shouldIquestionmark shouldIquestionmark 46-50, M Aug 1

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    I have finally come to terms that I am an emotional eater. It has been a long process for me to understand why I cannot control my feelings and cravings towards food. Now that I am...
    theConfused theConfused 18-21, F Jul 30

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    I can remember the moment and day when I was 15 years old and started my long journey with anorexia and bulimia the same way an alcoholic can remember their first drink. I started...
    scmichelle051 scmichelle051 31-35, F 1 Response Aug 2

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    I don't even know what's wrong with me. I feel like a random speck of dust floating around and nothing is happening. I keep getting random feelings for no reason, I've begun to get...
    littlemeFern littlemeFern 13-15 a week ago

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    10 reasons to live :- 1. breakfast 2. lunch 3. brunch 4. dinner 5. supper 6. eat 7.eat 8.eating with the cat next door 9.eating the cat next door. 10. ..........
    onebeatleft onebeatleft 18-21 1 Response 2 days ago

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    But right now I'm numb. I'm trying not to think about anything. Haven't left my bed yet today. I'm afraid if I get up I will eat. I'm in this battle trying to decide if I should or...
    blahlahblah599 blahlahblah599 16-17, F 1 Response 6 days ago

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    had wrote about this is my old account but just thought I'd re-write it... I had read an article on psychology today... would you ever go back to your 1st love was the question...
    becarae becarae 26-30, F 1 Response Aug 1

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    I recovered for a while, but emotionally and mentally I felt much more out of control and it wasn't really worth it, I've stopped eating again, and things seem to be much better...
    reachingforthesun reachingforthesun 16-17, F Aug 6

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    I'm so bored any cool girls wanna chat. I like cooking ,eating ,dancing in the mirror listing to music. Blaaaaahh
    ThaQueen1 ThaQueen1 18-21, F 2 days ago

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    I am writing my experience here because I can't do it anywhere else without family and friends thinking I'm being "negative" and generally not being interested or even getting...
    SeaweedEater SeaweedEater 22-25 Aug 15

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    I'm so bored this week. The beginning of my summer vacation was okay. First week my parents went to Spain. It was just me and my sister. The next week we had our annual...
    Skywalker1979 Skywalker1979 31-35, M 1 Response Jul 31

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    damn im soooo bored there is literally nothing to do i even think about suicide again just because im bored like what do you do when you are bored?
    Insomniac77 Insomniac77 16-17, M 1 Response Jul 29

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    I literally don't even feel connected with my body, like there is death just living off my body, my mind is just full of anger and hate, just eating away at me. I don't feel like I...
    maddieXxx maddieXxx 16-17, F 2 Responses Aug 14

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    Escape to those Older people-only and spouse and children-friendly resorts whose all-inclusive holiday packages tease with spa treatments, gourmet fare and serene actions...
    Madonnadz Madonnadz 31-35, M 1 Response 4 days ago

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    Interesting...how more and more people are bored when infact we should be the most entertained...i mean we have every single fact in the world at our fingertips...the ability to...
    TheKingWizard TheKingWizard 18-21, M 1 Response 2 days ago

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    My oldest daughter has not talked to me in a year. The last time I saw her she told me what a terrible mother I had been and she did not want to see me. Since then I have...
    cwiddi cwiddi 56-60, F Aug 4

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    I've had suicidal thoughts and feelings for ages. I hate my life. I just want to go to sleep and never wake up. I want to end everything. I cant stand my life anymore. everyday is...
    silentgirl1234 silentgirl1234 13-15, F 1 Response Aug 9

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