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I Eat When I Am Bored and to Bury My Feelings

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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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    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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    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 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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    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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    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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    pumkin106 pumkin106 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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    Ugh, I hate been bored just sat around all day doing nothing!!
    KD126 KD126 13-15, F 40 mins ago

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    I can't wait until I move out in 3 weeks. Won't have people watching what I'm eating all the time, or have to worry about someone hearing me in the bathroom if I purge. I can do...
    itssmee itssmee 22-25, F 1 Response 1 hr ago

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    I'm so bored an tired so anyone want to chat for like 10 mins?
    ilikemyusername ilikemyusername 18-21, F 5 Responses 2 hrs ago

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    I am bored hahha... message me
    ilikemyusername ilikemyusername 18-21, F 2 hrs ago

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    i'm so bored, message me if you are too, lets talk|-O
    lighthearted01 lighthearted01 22-25, M 5 hrs ago

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    i am super bored yall. snap me - ozantuptim #boredom
    OzanTuptim OzanTuptim 18-21, M 8 hrs ago

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    I'm just eating right now because I'm stressed out. I had such a bad day at work. I got off like two hours late. And I missed the 4th of July celebrations. I wish I could've spent...
    riverz riverz 22-25, F 1 Response 8 hrs ago

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    Just woke up bored as hell
    trapgod42 trapgod42 13-15, M 9 hrs ago

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    i am an indian , now sitting bored at home........anyone wanna chat , inane or intelligent........message me
    casualsin casualsin 36-40, M 9 hrs ago

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    It's 2:30 am and I'm bored
    dac01 dac01 13-15, F 1 Response 11 hrs ago

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    I don't really feel much, I have the basic anger, happiness, sadness, excitement and boredom. Any emotion I do feel subsides fairly quickly into apathy. I don't really feel strong...
    thefogman thefogman 18-21, M 1 Response 18 hrs ago

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    I love to eat and so does the rest of my family.. actually even my relatives love to eat. I am blessed to be part of a family of food lovers.. unfortunately, I think I am now at an...
    krinkle08 krinkle08 22-25, F 2 days ago

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    Whenever I see this experience I read it as "I am bored shirtless"
    Zeurosis Zeurosis 16-17, F 1 Response 2 days ago

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    For those of you who were expecting something much more than what the title has already told you, I'm sorry. I'm bored, it is my lunch break. I'm not hungry. I'm not sleepy. Who in...
    TonyGrey TonyGrey 31-35, M 2 Responses 4 days ago

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    Because I am bored I will write nonsense. The pineapple lord demands you bring him iced tea! Now slave! I love to do nothing. Anime is the bomb, if it were a person, I would...
    deleted deleted 26-30 5 days ago

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    I don't like to say I have, or have had, an eating disorder because I feel it is somewhat unfair to those who's lives have been dangerously altered or taken by it. However, I'm...
    TeaspoonEm17 TeaspoonEm17 16-17, F 5 days ago

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    I am a fake. I lie to everyone every single day. I am not okay, no where near okay. I will never even be okay. My son died, not a single second goes by that I don't remember him...
    thebooboo thebooboo 26-30, F 3 Responses 6 days ago

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    Had a rough day. my car broke down and I'm being blamed for it. my tires are balding and I told him about 2 weeks ago and now the wires are coming through, now that is my fault...
    notyourgirl notyourgirl 36-40, F 4 Responses Jun 26

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    Please read with care, and take steps to keep yourself feeling safe and secure, if reading about body image and associated topics are triggering for you. I’m your stereotypical...
    ChocolateCurvesModel ChocolateCurvesModel 31-35, F Jun 26

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    Write about your experiencePlease read with care, and take steps to keep yourself feeling safe and secure, if reading about body image and associated topics are triggering for you...
    ChocolateCurvesModel ChocolateCurvesModel 31-35, F 1 Response Jun 26

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    Greetings from Marital Maximum In-Security .. this is a letter from CellBlock's L, O, V, & E .. Hello Im Soulmate#911 & Ive been in for 16 years .. I must say, life in marital max...
    BrokenSilence411 BrokenSilence411 36-40, M Jun 25

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    This is how I look when I'm bored.
    deleted deleted 26-30 3 Responses Jun 24

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    soooo bored πŸ˜‘πŸ˜•πŸ˜‘πŸ˜ΆπŸ˜²πŸ’€bored bored bored
    Sozdar Sozdar 18-21, F Jun 24

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    I am bored,,,,,so very bored............
    Johnviolinist823 Johnviolinist823 22-25, M Jun 23

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    My brain can never stay still on one thing. I try to make the best of whatever I do but I have the concentration span of a two year old kid's bladder.I fidget too much and I...
    Shayala Shayala 18-21, F Jun 23

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    When I develop feelings for someone, I'm afraid I'm going to get hurt and I take everything they say as them playing a game or something. I push them away when things start to get...
    nunezquinnad nunezquinnad 18-21, F 3 Responses Jun 22

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