I Forget to Eat Sometimes

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    Naty73 Naty73
    16-17, M
    Nov 29, 2015

    not often, tho.......

    DixieLandDiva101 DixieLandDiva101
    36-40, F
    1 Response Nov 24, 2015

    Generally there's a correlation with

    sadness/being upset and how little I eat. I know it's terrible. I'm underweight, but you lose your appetite entirely some days...
    Ugnius2121 Ugnius2121
    18-21, M
    Nov 23, 2015

    If I don't feel hungry I don't eat.

    this happens a lot. when I'm stressed I lose my appetite. I'm a small framed girl who is pretty skinny..I've always had trouble keeping weight on. I don't like when people say, "your sooo thin". it's not a compliment.
    deleted deleted
    Nov 24, 2015

    Had a breakdown because of this

    once in the middle of summer hahaha. Worst during holidays when you're too busy doing **** on the internet all day.
    ILoveBearGryllz55 ILoveBearGryllz55
    18-21, F
    2 Responses Apr 4, 2014

    I Keep Telling Them There's Nothing Wrong With Me....i Just Forget To Eat Sometimes...

    Sometimes I forget to eat. Usually I don't even think about it, or I'm not hungry, or nothing sounds good. Today I woke up at 10:30 and didn't eat until 5 because I didn't feel hungry. My friends worry about me. My school serves breakfast and lunch so on school days they sit...
    deleted deleted
    Feb 26, 2012

    Forget It

    Some days I get so busy at work that I will forget to eat. I hate to admit this because so many of my friends are on here but there is sometimes a period of days that I will forget to eat.  I am trying so hard not to go back to those days but it is hard.    
    fungirlmmm fungirlmmm
    46-50, F
    12 Responses May 15, 2008

    I have many times! I get

    so busy nursing, cooking cleaning home schooling changing and bathing kids I totally forgot to eat myself!
    deleted deleted
    Dec 27, 2015

    Wrapped Up In My Work

    There are times when I get wrapped up in my work and forget to eat.  I will finish with one person, start on my notes, return phone calls, visit patients, talk with other doctors, go to the lab to check on research and before you know it, time has flown by.  I would find myself...
    WildSpectrumArts WildSpectrumArts
    46-50, F
    5 Responses Mar 20, 2012

    I don't know why but I'm just not hungry.

    . I don't really have time for a proper breakfast, I never have lunch and with dinner I don't eat much either. I'm not sure if I need help for it because I don't feel like I have a problem with food.
    DarkMooon DarkMooon
    18-21, F
    1 Response Nov 24, 2015

    then, I get a headache.

    ... ouch! not often I forget to eat, but it happens
    deleted deleted
    Aug 30, 2015
    mlplights mlplights
    16-17, F
    3 Responses Dec 18, 2015

    I forget to eat all of the time actually.

    I have to blame it on my line of work. I get into a problem or I have my headphones on and start coding and next thing I know it's dark outside and I missed lunch and dinner.
    JadedUnicorn JadedUnicorn
    31-35, F
    Nov 23, 2015

    Okay, so since I started taking this medication

    called Zoloft, apparently, one of the side effects is loss of appetite, and I seriously dread eating now, I'm never hungry, and I turned down cake you guys. I turned. Down. Cake. That's not normal.
    deleted deleted
    7 Responses Jul 29, 2015

    I have ADHD pills and they can make my mind

    tell me I am not hungry. Therefore I never eat only have had hmmm chocolate bar today. I don't feel like it effecting me badly.
    CuteButTheDevil CuteButTheDevil
    18-21, F
    1 Response May 22, 2015

    I generally forget breakfast,

    then I forget lunch. Sometimes I remember dinner but if I forget that there is always a midnight snack.
    TKD1 TKD1
    51-55, F
    Feb 8, 2014

    i wish. ..........

    kpl2014 kpl2014
    31-35, F
    Nov 23, 2015
    allychef allychef
    41-45, M
    1 Response Dec 28, 2015

    It's a easy thing to forget!

    It's never the first thing on my mind
    NoUsernameInserted NoUsernameInserted
    18-21, F
    1 Response Aug 1, 2015

    I Don't Get Hungry Anymore

    I end up going longer without food than is healthy because I have such a screwed up sleep schedule. Often if I wake up in the afternoon I won't eat until late dinner. Or if I have to choose between sleeping and eating. I will take sleep. But the biggest problem is my body doesn...
    zlanki28 zlanki28
    18-21, F
    5 Responses Feb 16, 2011


    !! All the people tell me that this is impossible, but it isn't. Shoutout to all my people that forget to eat haha i love you all!!
    deleted deleted
    5 Responses May 22, 2015

    I'm just useless with

    that kind of thing, and if I didn't have people like my family making sure I eat something I think I would starve pretty quickly, haha. My dad is pretty useless with that too, we went away for the weekend last year and we barely ate anything the whole time and as a result ended...
    ViperaStellaris ViperaStellaris
    18-21, F
    2 Responses Jul 17, 2015

    That should read 'I forget to eat most of the

    time.' I definitely miss at least one meal each day though. Haha.
    Cass027 Cass027
    26-30, F
    1 Response Jan 19, 2016
    JustASkinnyDream JustASkinnyDream
    16-17, F
    Sep 28, 2014

    I probably only eat once a day.

    I always forget to feed myself. Like when I go to the store, I'd get everyone else's things, but I'd forget to get mine. However, I'd be totally fine with it. Don't get me wrong. I love food. I just forget that it exists sometimes. lol My sister always asks me if I...
    deleted deleted
    May 22, 2015

    I Am Not Anorexic, I Am Not Starving Myself Out Of Worry About My Weight....

    Its just that I genuinely don't feel a need to eat as much or often as other people do. I'll eat when I'm ready and the mood takes me - whether that be at regular intersections throughout the day or only having a first meal late in the evening. I guess it comes down to some kind...
    KnightyKnight KnightyKnight
    22-25, M
    2 Responses Mar 8, 2013

    like I dont eat breakfast

    until 2pm and I feel terribly weak that I need to eat.
    yayepisoverimsad yayepisoverimsad
    26-30, F
    1 Response Apr 16, 2016

    ...sometimes on my computer.

    .. deadline so focused...then next thing I know.. 9 hours passed, I realize I haven't eaten... consequences; losing fat good, losing muscle is not. I need to set an alarm.
    creswell creswell
    Dec 18, 2015

    I Forgot Again.

    Another whole day done and no matter what work I got done today and how many times I reminded myself I didn't eat until 9 pm. I love food and am actually a very healthy weight though could use a bit more tone footer my liking. But it comes down to if it is just me I won't cook...
    rebelqueen rebelqueen
    31-35, F
    Mar 23, 2013

    I have been sick for

    so long and unable to eat in the mornings. Now my gall bladder is out I get anxious still I will vomit. It's awful I just can't eat before 2-3pm.
    butterflybitch butterflybitch
    46-50, F
    3 Responses Nov 24, 2015

    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 know my body's hungry is when I start having other negative effects like headaches and fatigue. Many times I'd rather...
    1Anonymous 1Anonymous
    Aug 14, 2014

    Fixed it. Got some different foods now,

    looking a little brighter :) And I'm going to start cooking a little myself!
    FittingUsername FittingUsername
    22-25, M
    Nov 27, 2015

    Its not even purposeful,

    its just that i can be so busy that i forget ;-;
    PiecesOfPeace PiecesOfPeace
    18-21, F
    2 Responses Nov 23, 2015

    when I do this it is

    because of depression
    silentpoet23 silentpoet23
    18-21, M
    Nov 24, 2015

    Sometimes I am super hungry

    but I have no appetite or desire to eat. I' not sure if it's because I'm tired, lazy, sad, etc. I haven't eaten yet today either...
    Lunchbox37 Lunchbox37
    31-35, M
    Nov 25, 2015

    Often Don't Feel Hungry

    yeah ever since I know I barely felt hunger... I have no problem to skip meals... (even for some days) and so since I don't feel hunger... when there are more intresting things to do I just forget to eat... or when I'm mad I kind of forget it on purpos sometimes...just becaus I...
    SamPrue SamPrue
    1 Response May 20, 2012

    Seriously though, how does one "Forget to Eat"?

    ?? I plan my whole day around eating o.o I'm just kidding. Well, kind of.
    Rachel335 Rachel335
    18-21, F
    2 Responses Nov 23, 2015

    I love eating. My appetite hasn't gone away.

    But sometimes I just forget to eat. I don't always feel hungry when I'm supposed to. I just feel sick after a while because I'm so low on food. My appetite stays about the same all the time, regardless of how full I am. So really I just have to make myself not eat when I know I...
    thunderstruck14 thunderstruck14
    Sep 18, 2014

    I didn't use to, but nowadays I do forget

    sometimes. Not entire days, just involuntarily skipping meals. I think it's mainly because I want to be vegan, but I don't want to be nagging my mom about buying all kinds of fruits and veggies all the time. Or with asking her to leave the meat out for me every time she cooks...
    FittingUsername FittingUsername
    22-25, M
    Nov 24, 2015

    I don't eat as much as i used to.

    I used to be able to eat all day, and now i only eat dinner, and its usually around 10-11 pm. And thats all i eat. And its usually only a few bites of whatever i make. Do i have an eating disorder? Its not that i have a problem with eating. I just have no appetite. I mean i am...
    Love143x3 Love143x3
    26-30, F
    Jul 20, 2015

    I'm semi-trying to recover from a serious

    eating disorder, but an obstacle to recovery is that I forget to eat a lot. In all honesty, I sometimes don't eat by choice, but I also forget to eat very easily. The forgetfulness got worse after I fasted for 8 days and again for 10 days a few months ago. The thing is, when I...
    punicorn1 punicorn1
    16-17, F
    Sep 30, 2014

    It really messes with me

    when I try to eat after a week of barely putting any sort of nutrient in my body. I know it's weird to say someone can forget to eat for days at a time but I think it's subconsciously my mind not liking my body figure and going back to unhealthy habits I battled with as a...
    yennafur yennafur
    26-30, F
    Sep 15, 2014

    Sometimes I think I'm sad

    or angry, but then I eat something and I'm all better. ♡
    deleted deleted
    1 Response Nov 10, 2015

    I Am a Subspecies of Human That Does Not Require Food.

    Not really.   I just forget to eat dinner... I don't eat breakfast because I feel like I'm going to throw up if I do. I don't eat lunch because I'm usually in class around lunch time. And when I'm not, I like to sit and do as much homework as I can before my last class...
    kleisse kleisse
    22-25, F
    7 Responses Sep 10, 2008

    Ever since I was 16 I have had to be reminded

    to eat daily. I was diagnosed with ADD and give medication that made me anorexic and it cause the chemical in the brain to express when ur hungry it has been three years and I still can't remember to eat.
    SilverandGold23 SilverandGold23
    18-21, F
    Nov 25, 2015

    You Could Tell By Lookin At Me.

    Its strange because I have went the entire day without eating and never realise it until much later.  They funny part is by looking at me it would seem I eat most all meals but I usally only eat once or twice a day.  I get busy and food losses its priorty.  I eat...
    unicorn218 unicorn218
    26-30, M
    1 Response Mar 10, 2009


    I just realized I haven’t eaten anything today WOW how weird is it that when you’re really captivated by doing something you’re passionate about, other needs slip right out of your mind? That’s dangerous. TIME TO CHOW DOWN.
    AnnieWays AnnieWays
    18-21, F
    1 Response Sep 26, 2012

    I forget to eat sometimes.

    Like today I literally only ate a cookie.
    coconutkissess coconutkissess
    16-17, F
    Aug 30, 2015

    I'll Be On the Computer Working

    I don't do this as much, but I still eat lunch really late becuase I don't feel like getting up to make it. Sometimes, I am not even hungry, but I know lunch is good for my brain..
    SavedByGrace14 SavedByGrace14
    22-25, F
    1 Response Jun 16, 2008
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