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I Have Bulimia

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    My story starts like many of yours. Since I can remember, I've had issues with binge eating. I have memories of being 6 or 7 and sneaking to the fridge and stuffing myself on...
    Lacey0 Lacey0 22-25, F 1 Response Mar 4

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    Why I'm Bulimic - People may judge me. But they don't know what it's like to be 16 and 5'8/ 346 lbs. they don't know what it's like for your parents to be ashamed of you. So...
    chicin chicin 16-17, F 5 Responses Mar 24, 2010

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    I have never received treatment despite diagnosis from a psychiatrist; however through treatment and medication for anxiety, depression and insomnia, as well as a general...
    fromlighttodarkness fromlighttodarkness 16-17, F 1 Response Mar 24

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    I Feel Ashamed - It started when I was in high school. I would eat when I was stressed out, once a day after school. I quit for a couple of years and then it crept back into my...
    sammy sammy 21-25, F 23 Responses Jun 11, 2007

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    Am I the only one who can hear her voice? The voice of "Mia" reminding you how disgusting you actually are? Reminding you of the things you should do when you eat? What the...
    ThatGurlDailyy ThatGurlDailyy 18-21, F 3 Responses Feb 22

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    Ashamed And Exhausted - A short intro: I'm 25, a native of New York, currently living in Hamburg, and perhaps the greatest source of my shame, a man. By no means do I intend to...
    andrewj1023 andrewj1023 22-25, M 4 Responses Mar 18, 2012

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    I wanna tell my best friend whst im going truth, but i just can't say it, she is like so skinny and she can eat what ever she wants, she would never understand what im going truth...
    Rikke2612 Rikke2612 13-15, F 2 Responses Mar 23

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    This Is My Story....... - W ell my names Serena , im 22, and i believe bulimic. No i havent been diagnosed professionally, just self. I dont remember when it all started, i do...
    itsbeenajourney itsbeenajourney 22-25, F 54 Responses Jan 7, 2008

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    I'm tired of this and I want to get better. Anyone else with me? I found this in depth self help manual online and I'm going to give it a shot. I was wondering if anyone else wants...
    femmefatality femmefatality 22-25, F 2 Responses 4 days ago

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    Tips for bulimics NOTE- this list is tips on how to be safe with bulimia, not how to be bulimic. I recognize that there will always be people suffering with bulimia, and I think...
    dancer4444 dancer4444 18-21, F Mar 19

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    The Painful Journey - I have had bulimia for 4 years now. As a child I was molested so there was a trigger for my bulimia, but at that stage I just didn't eat for a period of time...
    MirandaForever MirandaForever 18-21, F 3 Responses Oct 11, 2012

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    I have been bulimic for about 3 years now. I finally told my parents and I wet to get some help. I was ding really good for a while, but recently its gotten bad again. Now that the...
    hnwright99 hnwright99 13-15, F 2 Responses Dec 22, 2013

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    Ive had it for 2 years now. It is probably the worst thing about me. Sometimes after lunch/dinner i just think of what i ate &run to the toilet to make myself sick. I'm too scared...
    TheodoraRenard TheodoraRenard 16-17, F 3 Responses 1 day ago

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    I because bulimic when I was 18. I'd always wanted to be skinny and I started hating myself for everything I put into my body. I was so young, I fell in love with someone who...
    littlemissemma littlemissemma 22-25, F Mar 2

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    He called me a bulimic piece of ****.
    summergoth summergoth 18-21, M Feb 27

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    I have been trying to beat this awful disease for around 4 years now. It's gotten to the point where I argue with myself after every single time I eat anything. I try to tell...
    salily17 salily17 16-17, F 3 Responses 1 day ago

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    I've Had It For 10 Years Now... - I think the most difficult part about it is many people don't understand it. They either make an ignorant opinion about it or they just don't know...
    puzzles100 puzzles100 22-25, F 10 Responses Mar 11, 2012

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    And I can tell you, it is no experience you will ever want to endure.
    sOphss sOphss 18-21, F Mar 9

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    Today 2 years ago I entered recovery for bulimia. I have not binged and purged once since. Two years free from mia!!! It's so nice and the struggle was really hard. But I made it...
    JenMarie97 JenMarie97 16-17, F 1 Response Feb 28

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    Hidden - I am 45 and have probably had bulimia since I was 18. I have just started to tell friends and family. I am sure I will beat this overpowering disease.
    lynnieloo2 lynnieloo2 41-45, F Jan 6, 2013

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    You Can Win The Fight Against Bulimia, I Did 10years Ago! - Hi there.My name is Amanda and I am 27years old. I had bulimia in high school (almost 10 years ago) and I really...
    akmarais akmarais 26-30 3 Responses Jul 26, 2011

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    I Was Ana, Now I Am Mia - I have bulimia, I thre up three times today.  I wish I could control my eating and that I would stop feeling so guilty for eating.  Does anyone...
    girlkitty79 girlkitty79 26-30, F 31 Responses Jun 9, 2007

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    I have suffered from it for several years now. I've been to the eating disorder clinic twice but I felt very uncomfortable and I felt like the nurse was staring at my belly. Right...
    GSSB GSSB 22-25, F 1 Response Apr 3

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    I Don't Know What To Do - I feel disgusting and ashamed of myself. I binged with the intention of throwing up and then... just got distracted. I was too upset. I have a midterm...
    2lane 2lane 18-21, F 3 Responses Oct 10, 2012

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    I Know I Know - I have it, i chose it and it does not define me. i lost 76.2lbs(35kgs) in three months while i was ana.... I'm what you would call a jumper, i get really big then...
    skyefyre17 skyefyre17 18-21, F 7 Responses Nov 10, 2009

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    I Feel Worthless - About a year ago i changed schools and started in a really high achieving school.... I didn't fit in. Everyone was so smart and outgoing! I started to isolate...
    Liptongal Liptongal 16-17, F 2 Responses May 4, 2012

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    This may sound sad, but I cannot remember a life without bulimia or anorexia. I am now 21 years old, almost 22 and I have been struggling with an eating disorder since I was about...
    SR9204 SR9204 18-21, F Mar 12

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    Introducing My Closest Friends, Ana And Mia. - --First time openly talking about this, so here is a monologue to describe what goes on inside my head. Please let me know what you...
    ThisOneGirlX ThisOneGirlX 18-21, F 4 Responses Nov 3, 2012

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    I honestly want too learn more about anorexia & bulimia. I'm kinda interested in it & want too find out more facts about it. I just want too find a way too become skinny fast...
    Thatonegirl5678 Thatonegirl5678 13-15, F 1 Response 12 hrs ago

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    I'm A Liar - I feel like all I do is lie. I've never told anybody the truth about how I feel. I've lied to everyone when I smile or laugh, when I say I'm doing fine. I try to lie...
    SilentRevery SilentRevery 22-25, M 3 Responses Oct 24, 2012

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    first time in yrs i purged :( and it was chinese dumb me
    dunwitdis dunwitdis 18-21, F 2 Responses Mar 26

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    I am 19 years old and I am bulimic. I have been bulimic for about two years. My parents sent me away to a treatment center in Utah for 10 months when I was 17 and I was pretty much...
    Ehenry7 Ehenry7 18-21, F Mar 21

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    I Wish I Could Stop Eating. - I have tried and tried and TRIED for almost two years to stop myself from eating when I'm not completely starving, but I can't ever find the self...
    JayTee11 JayTee11 16-17, F 2 Responses Sep 17, 2013

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    This post if more for me to put my thoughts down, to sort through my head in a space where people have a similar problem. The things i write may not be in chronological order, they...
    neverendinghunger neverendinghunger 22-25, F 1 Response Mar 12

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    Great =/ - I've had bulimia for 3 years but finally got control of it about 7 months ago. I was doing so good with resisting the urge every single day...But now I'm purging again...
    KawaiiDoll KawaiiDoll 18-21, F 6 Responses Mar 30, 2011

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    i started in high school to "control my weight" because i binged constantly and i thought i was fat. the first time was when i ate a whole bag of potato chips and it made me feel...
    bam420 bam420 18-21, F Mar 15

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    Yes, I have bulimia and have had it for, I would imagine over ten years, I didn't write the ******* date on a calender. I have always been overweight, fat, disgusting is more like...
    wasteoftoomuchspace wasteoftoomuchspace 22-25, F 3 Responses 5 days ago

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    I think it's killing me. I feel so bad about eating. I hate my body.
    victoriabasulto victoriabasulto 13-15, F 1 Response Apr 8

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    I Am Bulimic - All my life I wasn't too fat, I was just tall and built like my father who was very athletic.  I went through puberty a little faster than my friends, and...
    morgan521 morgan521 18-21, F 12 Responses Jun 14, 2009

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    The Journey -  Seven weeks ago i would never have seen myself here and a year earlier i wouldnt have seen myself where i was seven weeks ago.    I found a diary...
    stopthis stopthis 18-21, F 8 Responses Nov 17, 2009

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    Goodbye Bulimia - i have been bulimic for several years now, and i've never looked on blogs or anything before to read other people's stories. mostly i just googled information on...
    sabrina0418 sabrina0418 16-17, F 24 Responses Sep 26, 2009

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    i just posted my icon as me. today. the morning after an epic bp on ice cream, chocolate, peanut butter, cereal, and PIZZA! be warned. binge and you will turn into a fat monster...
    discoveringisabel discoveringisabel 13-15, F 1 Response Apr 5

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    I've just told my friend that i have Bulimia, the was so understanding... And it was good to talk to someone about it... It was hard to say, but it was worth it... #staystrong
    Rikke2612 Rikke2612 13-15, F 1 Response Mar 29

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    In Need To Self-Confidence - I'm Always influenced by people's comments and their wordsI want to be confident in myself, and when I look at a mirror does not feel sad .. All people...
    Alyarayan Alyarayan 22-25, F 2 Responses Apr 28, 2013

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    I see you all speak about how you're not really fat. And I hate you. I am fat, always have been and I throw up so I don't get an larger and can't fit through doorways. Where the...
    wasteoftoomuchspace wasteoftoomuchspace 22-25, F 1 Response 5 days ago

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    I've had bulimia since i was 15. Ive always been taller and wider built than most girls my age, and it took me a long time to accept my body, but oddly enough it was guys being...
    mojo22323 mojo22323 22-25, F 1 Response Mar 4

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    A phrase I never thought I'd hear myself say. I'm 18 years old and a freshman in college. I love my major and my classes and I have friends that I can trust with everything. What...
    mhharper mhharper 18-21, F 2 days ago

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    Freedom? - 8:34 pm.An hour after you're supposed to eat. I think on it for a couple of minutes and decide, I've been good all day.  Have only drunk water and the usually almond...
    pinkcorsage pinkcorsage 18-21, F 2 Responses Nov 27, 2012

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    is there anyone who can support each other everyday? We do not really have to be the best friends but talk very often regularly to support each other . I wish I could open this to...
    jke500 jke500 22-25, F 4 Responses Mar 23

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    Hi all, I am 25 years old and have had an eating disorder for about 10 years. It started with anorexic behaviors as a teenager and a noticeable weight loss, but I was never...
    meganexplainsitall meganexplainsitall 22-25, F 3 Responses Dec 24, 2013

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    I'm very, very tall... Well maybe not so much but I guess it's not pretty normal for a girl who has as tall as a model having the weight of a man. So I remember starting to look...
    Itsarevolution Itsarevolution 18-21, F 2 Responses Mar 9

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    i throw up all the time i weigh 236 lbs i cant tell anyone i throw up im scared they wont believe me bc you know im not skinny my friends see me eat they dont notice how long i...
    jnenifer jnenifer 18-21, F 2 Responses 16 hrs ago

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