I Hate the All-you-can Eat Buffet

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 26 People

    Eating Disorders And Buffets Is A No No

    I've had a compulsive eating disorder for some ongoing years, and I have avoided buffets since then. It's dangerous walking in one, because I know once I sit down to eat I will ruin my good cycle and starting binging all over again. I eat enoug at home to where I puke 3-4 times a...
    queer4clockwork queer4clockwork
    18-21
    1 Response Sep 13, 2011

    My Tummy:(

    I just ate in a Japanese, American and Native buffet. I didn't eat the whole day I only drank water to get ready for the ultimate buffet. I was drooling the moment I saw the food. I heard a background music of "Feels like Heaven." I targeted to have 8 rounds in returning to the...
    Dumstey Dumstey
    18-21, F
    2 Responses Apr 23, 2010

    Buffets Are Gross

    Buffets are dubious as a business model, they promise the customer an unlimited amount of product at a fixed price. The assumption is that enough people will eat very little relative to the price of their dinner to make the overall business profitable. That's basically a gamble...
    needlessthings needlessthings
    31-35, M
    1 Response Nov 19, 2012

    Health And Hygiene

    I don't mind the concept of the buffet. I believe if people have problems controlling their eating, they are best not to go to such a place, or at least have a strategy or plan of how they will eat and what they will put in their mouths. My problem with all-you-can-eat buffets...
    auroramaru auroramaru
    46-50, F
    2 Responses Mar 25, 2012

    Just... Ew.

    I wish I could say that I haven't been in one of these fine dining establishments in a very long time, but that would be much nicer lie. May 11th was Mothers Day, and also my stepfather's birthday. Where does my family decide to go for two special celebrations? Izzy's All...
    autosuggestion autosuggestion
    18-21, F
    1 Response May 13, 2008

    Should Be Outlawed

    I think they should be outlawed because all they do is encourage people to over eat.   I am one of those people who can over eat and it takes so much will power to say no. I know this will never happen, but if I was king for a day, this would something I would work...
    loopnscc loopnscc
    46-50, M
    3 Responses Feb 25, 2008

    All I Have to Say On the Matter

    My entire rant on this particular distasteful subject will consist of a single sentence, if and when I ever decide to type it out. It is here waiting inside of my head. I hate them, they make me physically sick to see them.
    Daelynna Daelynna
    18-21, F
    3 Responses Aug 17, 2008

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