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I Have Bulimia

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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'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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    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 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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    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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    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'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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    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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    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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    Can't Think Of A Tittle For This One (: - This entry might seem little weird as I interviewed myself while writing it and oh well I decided that I want to share MY THOUGHTS this...
    Mockingbird0 Mockingbird0 18-21, F 6 Responses May 20, 2012

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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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    I'm afraid that my sickness is hereditary. My father was a fat, weak piece of ****, I'm a fat weak piece of **** and I'm afraid I'm going to pass it onto my daughter. Irrational...
    wasteoftoomuchspace wasteoftoomuchspace 22-25, F 1 Response 4 days ago

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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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    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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    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'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 3 days ago

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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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    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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    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'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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    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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    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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    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 a week ago

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    Back To Old Habits - Back in sixth grade and for the first half of seventh grade I suffered from bulimia. I thought I would just stop it after I got to be a size 10 children's like...
    kate2000 kate2000 13-15, F 7 Responses Oct 24, 2013

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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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    ??? Do I? Less than a month. Not everyday. Sometimes a few days in a row and often after I eat "bad" foods. Okay… My best friend committed suicide a few weeks ago, although it...
    Ray1787 Ray1787 18-21, F 2 Responses Mar 19

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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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    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 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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    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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    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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    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 20 hrs ago

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

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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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    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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    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 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 4 days ago

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    Hi I have been bulimic for the past ten years. All that time I knew that binging-purging was harmful, wrong but I could not stop!!!!!! When I was stressed, anxious, when life got...
    AnnaMT AnnaMT 26-30, F 1 Response Feb 24

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    Bulimic In Recovery - I guess i was always a binge eater; i don't remember when i became bulimic.  i remember doing it occasionally in university, and after i graduated when i...
    findaway findaway 26-30, F 20 Responses Aug 6, 2007

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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 22 hrs 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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    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 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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