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I Overeat

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    I don't know why I do this to myself.

    .. I eat until I feel sick. And when I'm feeling better I start eating again. Why!?!!??!?
    emmacla emmacla 22-25, F 3 Responses Jul 28

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    Feel Sick To My Stomach

    I overeat in two different ways. I binge eat to feel good or I eat when I have an upset stomach and I continue to eat to keep myself that way. My group therapist thought it the equivalent of when I would cut myself. To feel something. To feel pain I ...
    fallenleaves fallenleaves 22-25, F Oct 21, 2009

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    Food Is Too Easy to Reach

    I overeat. Big duh, right? It feels like the place to start this. I'll admitt, part of it is probably from emotional eating. I'm not proud of it when I do it, but there you are. Personally, I prefer a good cry to eating a bowl, or two, of ice cream, but when I'm not sure how...
    MsContrary MsContrary 26-30, F Jul 19, 2009

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    I Remember When It Started.

    The day I destroyed my life was the day I went to McDonalds because my parents had felt bad that I had lost yet another soccer game. I was 8 years old. I wanted the chicken nuggets kids meal as always,when suddenly my dad said "Are you sure you don't want more? You're a growing...
    itrytokeepmyheadup itrytokeepmyheadup 18-21, F 1 Response May 25, 2013

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    And Dont Know When To Stop!

    Crisps!! Chocolate they are my staple diet, i just cant seem to eat what I should. and having IBS doesn't help as the few healthy things I love tend to upset my guts!!
    Driftdog Driftdog 31-35, F Nov 19, 2009

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    Funny Enough I Don'T Eat More Then What I Used To

    but ocassionally I over indulge in things I should not like sweet fruits and cake or lammingtons... ice-cream and now I eat potato again where as I used to cut it out of my diet I drink more cordial these days too etc ... less alcohol I eat more breads ... and salads stuff I...
    IceEntice IceEntice 36-40, F Jan 26, 2013

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    I have always been one to eat healthy - I

    prefer it. Last year I struggled with an eating disorder, but since that I was doing really great, and eating really well. I stopped counting calories, and measuring like crazy, even became comfortable with my body. In the past month or two I have noticed I am eating more...
    innerself000 innerself000 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 23

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    I Over Feed

    goes it show? I eat almost 24/7 amd cant stop. I really like my belly full of food
    fatz69 fatz69 36-40, F 1 Response Jun 24, 2013

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    What's Eating You?

    I always find myself trying to pinpoint exactly where it all started. At around 8 or 9, I remember getting in trouble and being refused my mom's fresh rice krispie squares. Furious, I reacted by quietly going downstairs, getting my boots and purple winter coat with the colorful...
    intothesky intothesky 22-25, F Oct 18, 2010

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    But Its a Secret

    I am not fat. I used to be, but since then I have adopted a healthier lifestyle and have even become an inspiration for people. But I still have issues with food! I am a pescetarian...but sometimes I will go to McDonalds and order a big fat burger, gobble it up, and then eat...
    aitchdoubleyou aitchdoubleyou 26-30, F 1 Response Oct 20, 2008

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    Give Me More More More

    Stuffing my face as in literally stuffing my face with a grav ytrail sliding down my face afterwards is NOT what happens when i overeat BUT i fear thats where i am headed. and it scares the living crap out of me. I battle with depression. and for ALOT of people depression/stress...
    toofargone toofargone 22-25, F 3 Responses Oct 8, 2010

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    Compulsive Eater

    been a compulsive eater for so many years.Trying to eat healthier but will even compulsive eat healthy foods.i stuggle with my weight too.I was 200 lbs but now about 163 lbs.i try to walk or stationary bike.I have to have music while doing it or I won't be able to do it.Whould...
    mrsclark mrsclark 51-55, F 1 Response Sep 24, 2011

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    I Don't Know Why

    I eat out of boredom.  I eat when I'm frustrated.  I eat when I'm sad.  I eat when I'm not hungry.  What am I trying to fill?  I don't know where it comes from.  I'm not sure how to stop it. 
    constantlyme constantlyme 26-30, F 4 Responses Dec 15, 2007

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    Who... Me ? Nah *brushes Crumbs From Shirt*

    I always used to say " no, really, I eat healthy , I just have a problem with exercise " and always saying I am not an emotional eater. "Stuff my face ? what do you mean , just because Im fat doesnt mean I sit on a couch each evening with bags galore infront of me containing all...
    summ3r summ3r 31-35, F 1 Response Jan 13, 2011

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    Binging Is Fun!

    If I didn't exercise I would be 200 pounds lol. I love eating past full-ness. Food is so good it is one of my passions! I love all kinds of food too, I can't think of one legitimate food that I don't like haha. Every time I get a chance to go to a restaurant I take it. Food...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Apr 6, 2012

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    I eat a lot. After I decided to gain weight

    just to see if I like it, I have been stuffing myself today for breakfast I had 6 eggo waffles, For lunch I had a ton of pizza and then for a snack I eat 2 whole boxes of Girl Scout cookies. for dinner I had sloppy Joes and then I eat a whole batch of cupcakes. Yum!
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Jan 27

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