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I Say Comfort Food Makes Me Happy

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    It Helps...for a While

    Comfort food helps me when I am sad or angry or depressed or bored, strangely enough I don't comfort eat when I am happy. My favorite comfort foods are cheese and Vegemite sandwiches with white bread or cheese and pickles sandwiches also on white bread.I tend to eat...
    bufy1981 bufy1981 26-30, F 1 Response Jul 17, 2009

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    Well.... Mine's.......

    ...when i dont have to fuss about a lot of things to be filled... my comfy food are those that need less effort to prepare... and then when i'm full... is when i'd snug on my usual perch and listen to my fave music...  or read my fave paperback... my comfy food?...i love...
    justhere4u justhere4u 46-50 1 Response Jul 17, 2009

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    Sometimes Only Food Will Do....

                   ~ Sometimes nothing will comfort more than a nice piece of chocolate, a bowl of cereal, perhaps a good bowl of ice cream or a favorite bag of chips. Comfort food can be anything & everything. If I...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Jul 16, 2009

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    KaleesiMae KaleesiMae 31-35, F 1 Response Apr 27

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    Who doesn't? Isn't that the whole reason they call it "comfort food?" In the time of need- "Are you going to eat that?"
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    It's all or nothing. If I'm going to have cake it's going to be the entire cake, not slice but whole cake, with a block of chocolate, tub of ice cream and a large Big Mac meal...
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    Ideal protein. Anyone do it?
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    Bread , cakes , pasta with white wine ... That's like heaven
    thousandcuts thousandcuts 22-25, F 1 Response May 2

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    Pretty much anything out in my reach when I feel moody... Mostly when I'm anxious, but when aren't I..?
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    BadPam BadPam 56-60, F 6 days ago

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    Cheese whiz, peanut butter, and ketchup sandwiches. My aunt used to make on for her and me when she was pregnant with my cousin and it just became a comfort food over time.
    Starkweather80 Starkweather80 31-35, M 1 Response May 9

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    I wouldn't say fast food or retail is easy. It's a pain to have to deal with people and their asinine selves. I work retail and have a side aquarium business I made while going to...
    ValhallaAwaits ValhallaAwaits 22-25, M May 6

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    My husband started a new medication. I was never into "medication". In fact the entire "medical model" is something I really resist. I would sooner try to ease my pain through...
    DreamChristine DreamChristine 31-35, F 3 Responses 4 hrs ago

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    I'm insecure with how much I love food, how comforting I find it, and how happy it makes me. I'm aware of my caloric intake and I am actually losing weight and I'm healthy but I...
    honestlyanonymouslyme honestlyanonymouslyme 22-25, F 4 Responses 3 days ago

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    That wonderful feeling of comfort that comes from a fridge,freezer and cupboard full of food. The pride of being able to provide for yourself in this way. The substance that...
    snowberry75 snowberry75 36-40, F 3 Responses 2 days ago

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    I need some sexual comforting right now. Can someone plz help.
    Daredevil1942 Daredevil1942 18-21, F 4 Responses 8 hrs ago

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    FluffityFluff FluffityFluff 22-25, F 1 Response May 6

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    I don't care about being rich, I care about being able to eat and pay my bills. Fast food is not above me, or anyone else in the world. Because I do not care about money, does not...
    dontyouunderstand dontyouunderstand 18-21 1 Response May 6

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    I was there, in my state of numbness, thinking that this would be my life. I was comfortable, settled. Not necessarily happy (there were moments) but I was there. There was a...
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    51, finding a solution to a problem 52, seeing birds nests in trees 53, making everything match my outfit 54, nail polish 55, chanel no five 56, peace and quiet 57, hot chocolate...
    RobertaSunset RobertaSunset 36-40, F 3 Responses May 14

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    1. Food 2. Compliments 3. Complimenting others 4. Making others smile 5. Making others laugh 6. Reading manga 7. Watching anime 8. Spending time with those I won't see again... 9...
    Sil833 Sil833 18-21, F 1 Response May 16

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    I reckon the right portion of food for every day that you know will keep your soul happy, you need the right amount to give you all the vitamins that food can give you, we as...
    Chubbybirdy Chubbybirdy 26-30, F May 18

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    I definitely dont. Im in one of my depressivs moods again I guess and am ranting. I mean Ive had so many chances to succeed and be happy but I never stop screwing it up. Everyone...
    CaptainJackass CaptainJackass 22-25, M 1 Response 1 day ago

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    Yep! I guess I posted an experience here before.Anyway,the queen I love is a spicy food lover too! that's so awesome !! we have tons in common .I told my mum once ,that I won't...
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