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I Eat When I Am Bored and to Bury My Feelings

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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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 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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    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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    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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    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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    I am fricken starving right now but my fitnesspal says I can't eat anymore cal cals god damnit. 👋👊👎
    chlayman chlayman 22-25, F Jul 18

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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 8 hrs ago

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    I usually eat when I'm bored. I don't gain weight tho so I'm good:)
    Iamevolved Iamevolved 16-17, F Jul 9

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    When I fall in love, I repeatedly look for problems, sometimes manufacturing them out of whole cloth and sometimes dramatically exaggerating either the magnitude or the...
    DominicRain DominicRain 41-45, M 6 days ago

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    it's hard to not to love eating when food tastes so good.
    stuffedtummy stuffedtummy 18-21, M 1 Response Jul 5

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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 15 hrs ago

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    And I'm at work on my break eating a delicious cookie. It's weird working with a guy, alone. o_o I need a craaaaaaap
    jvnkie jvnkie 16-17, F 1 Response 9 hrs ago

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    I am pretty sure if not absolutely sure i am a sociopath. I don't question rather i am or not i am just insanely bored and i need something to do. When people are kids they...
    completelynotdallas completelynotdallas 16-17, M 3 Responses Jul 12

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    When i'm not ok.. I eat the food that comforts me.
    cuddle26 cuddle26 18-21, F 8 hrs ago

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    I don't like eating alone. I end up not really eating because of it. I'll have a protein bar and coffee in the morning and then at like 4pm be so fatigued that I remember I should...
    CoffeeBrewin14 CoffeeBrewin14 31-35, F 4 hrs ago

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    Meats and Seafoods I have eaten and enjoyed were: Octopus, Alligator, Shark, Mahi-Mahi, Venison, Emu, Ostrich, Beefalo (a hybrid cow and buffalo), Bison, Conch, Squid, Quail, Goat...
    Moca2014 Moca2014 26-30 5 hrs ago

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    Lol please I'm bored as heck!
    Caaardooovvvvaaaaaa Caaardooovvvvaaaaaa 18-21, M 17 hrs ago

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    I'm so bored anyone that wants to talk about anything message me! ;)
    NatEvans NatEvans 22-25, F 1 Response 16 hrs ago

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    Sssaaaaaaveee meeeeeee from dying of boredomeeee
    losersenpai losersenpai 22-25, F 15 hrs ago

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    im bored chat to me about anything
    Keanu1991 Keanu1991 22-25, M 1 Response 10 hrs ago

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    So bored right now message me if you want to talk or anything
    jakey99 jakey99 18-21, M 2 Responses 9 hrs ago

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    I'm bored. I wish I had someone to talk to.
    mwlabtech mwlabtech 18-21, F 3 Responses 9 hrs ago

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    Hey i'm soo bored i dont want to sleep i need to taik 😊
    xhmkq8 xhmkq8 13-15, M 3 hrs ago

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    Bored shirtless anyone care to chat
    firemansam1234 firemansam1234 31-35, M 2 hrs ago

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    So I lived 5min away from this guy, we spoke everyday for a year.. Crazily enough we never met up, because I was too scared and have massive anxiety etc.. So we never met but I'm...
    dontkillmyvibe17 dontkillmyvibe17 16-17, F 1 Response Jul 11

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    All I ever want to do is eat!! I'm not even hungry all the time I just do it from being bored, stressed, and because well food is just delicious! I am definitely a binge eater and...
    kortskat kortskat 18-21, F 2 Responses Jul 21

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    I grew up with a mother who has slowly become morbidly obese. All my life she was overweight but as I grew older I began to notice just how overweight she was becoming. My dad is...
    tracy1990 tracy1990 22-25, F 5 days ago

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    Anorexia and bulimia seemed so distant to me when I was growing up. It seemed completely irrational to me that someone could just not eat, and puking seemed impossible to force...
    rachelthedreamer rachelthedreamer 16-17, F 2 days ago

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    seems like im always bored. but the funny thing is i actually could be doing stuff right now. there is a list of things i could do get my clothes out the drier draw breed my...
    RavenRena17 RavenRena17 16-17, F 1 Response Jul 15

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    I am so bored I'm eating Cheerios out of a glass I'm so fancy~ you already know~ (damn song got stuck in my head from the new phone advertisement)
    RavenRena17 RavenRena17 16-17, F 1 Response Jul 16

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    Okay , it's been so long I didn't write anything , so I thought I would just update it up a little bit with what's happening with me nowadays. It's been like five months now I...
    CrushednBroken CrushednBroken 26-30, F 15 hrs ago

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    Does anyone else always feel guilty every night at this time after eating and worry about how many calories and weight gain! Just wanna be skinny
    redheadxx redheadxx 18-21, F 4 Responses 4 hrs ago

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    I have the diet of a college student so I eat lots of ramen noodles
    MsM1620 MsM1620 16-17, F 4 hrs ago

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    It's summer and this is the time when I'm supposed to be free and happy...but I actually miss school It's sad. I'm actually worse off since school got out. All I do is sleep eat...
    NPkid97 NPkid97 16-17, M Jul 3

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    Bored bored bored bored bored
    laylayx laylayx 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 5

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    Chronically, in fact... I have spent more time bored than not in this life. I feel like I might be beyond the point of no return in this area. When I'm busy, I don't always think...
    TragicMonkey TragicMonkey 31-35, M Jul 10

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    When I was a kid I couldn't wait to be a grown up because I thought boredom was a kid thing and that adults never got bored I am 27 years old and still bored
    Whattodo00 Whattodo00 26-30, F 2 Responses Jul 19

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    1. I like you :) 2. I love you <3 3. You mean something to me :$ 4. Were just friends :3 5. You sexy :o 6. Lets make a baby :D 7. I wanna kiss you :* 8. Will you go out...
    r5erforever r5erforever 13-15, F 5 days ago

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    Feeling too bored & lonely.... Someone please talk with me >_<
    thomaswilliams thomaswilliams 18-21, M Jun 29

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