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I Think I Have Exercise Addiction

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    I Think I'm A Cycling Addict.

    About 10 years ago,I took up cycling to get in shape.250 pounds and smoking nearly three packs a day,had to do something.Things went well at ifirst,after I lost the first 70 pounds,and riding did help cut down on the cigs.But after a few years of pushing it,always riding farther...
    Arginis Arginis 51-55, M 1 Response Oct 18, 2011

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    I'm An Addict And I Like It.

    I'm an addict. I'm addicted to exercise.  I eat. I eat a lot. At least 2800 calories a day. I have to in order to keep exercising. Typical day: I get up at 6am and run.  3-6 miles.  Home - shower... on the treadmill and working - I work online - walking ---- www.surfshelf.com...
    Hypnogal Hypnogal 31-35, F Feb 22, 2012

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    Another Super Small Work Out Related Group

    Yep though, fairly sure I have it, even if I don't exercise to the point of being skin and bones. Yes, I work out daily, even though I know that is likely not healthy, for a minimum of an hour and a half and preferrably two hours or more. Combination of dance/stretch/yoga/jogging...
    Susannahjade Susannahjade 22-25, F 1 Response Apr 29, 2013

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    Obsession

    I have no doubt that I am obsessive about exercise. My problem is with the mind more than in the activity itself. Running and weight-lifting are my fixations. I have been aware of this problem for many years but only recently have I started to address it. The whole problem...
    brigseaver brigseaver 61-65, M 1 Response Mar 19, 2013

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    I have an addiction , I shall not disclose what it is but to me its like alcohol, its my drug. I take a sip of the wine and it feels good , amazing , the adrenaline of doing it . I...
    NERDYGIRL101 NERDYGIRL101 18-21, F 4 days ago

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    I haven't told the truth in a long time about my drug addiction. The last time I was clean was about 8 years ago and I'm not even sure that is true. My drug of choice has been meth...
    Goddess007 Goddess007 46-50 3 days ago

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    I can't stop gambling.... my bank accout is damn near close to nothing because of my addiction. I think I need help.
    lilpoetbear lilpoetbear 26-30, F 4 Responses 3 days ago

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    To you ;) My amazingly perfect boyfriend is my addiction. :P we talk all day every day all night every night :* I love you my sexy addiction <3
    wedgieshurtalot wedgieshurtalot 16-17, F 2 Responses 4 days ago

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    Prank texting is like an addiction...
    bluegirlie98 bluegirlie98 16-17, F 4 days ago

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    You are my poison, I've been using you since I was 4. Every day I've used you. You pretty much just brought me misery. I've tried to quit on you but I always come back. What is it...
    Mixedemotions2k Mixedemotions2k 13-15, M 3 Responses 4 days ago

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    I am very addicted to pantyhose!!! I simply CAN'T get enough. I will wear pantyhose 24 hours a day 7 seven days a week, if I could and when I finally become the woman I have always...
    wtbwoman wtbwoman 41-45, T Dec 4

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    I'm addicted to ***********
    afonopoli afonopoli 22-25, M 1 Response Nov 23

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    I like risking my life for fun and entertainment
    tj372 tj372 16-17, M 4 Responses Dec 4

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    my name is James I am hooked on meth
    jman6609 jman6609 31-35, M 1 Response Dec 4

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    to technology I can't go a day without it
    chuckzares chuckzares 26-30, M 4 days ago

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    I have an addiction with nicotine and alcohol... I refuse to see a counselor because when I'm there I'll deny till the death of me
    youguyssuck69 youguyssuck69 18-21, M 1 Response Nov 25

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    ive gotten so lazy... havent exercised in years.
    typicalnoise typicalnoise 22-25, F 3 Responses Nov 25

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    Fifty percent of marriages end in divorce and half of the married couples cheat. And my observation is that many of the 25 percent left are on EP searching for an emotional or...
    intimatelycrowded intimatelycrowded 46-50, M 2 Responses Nov 27

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    I write this with my own experience in mind, I do not judge anyone yet I will 'preach' about how addiction can ruin your quality of life. I have struggled with opiates, but...
    SingToTheSiren SingToTheSiren 31-35, F 3 Responses Dec 6

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    I wonder if I should seek help for my headphone addiction, I bought another pair ...this will now be my 7th pair that I currently own.
    jbm1984 jbm1984 31-35, F 2 hrs ago

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    So I absolutely love gaming and computers. But I always think exercise is SUCH a waste of time! And it really irritates me when I have to go out and do exercise! Because I feel...
    sancarn sancarn 18-21, M 1 Response Nov 26

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    I'm an Endomorph, so even as the ideal weight for my type, society sent me into anorexia. I was almost bone skinny, yet since I was still large, I was made to see myself as very...
    DarkwingGoslyn DarkwingGoslyn 31-35 2 Responses Dec 5

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    I think I'm a worthwhile person,so why can't I exercise more? I need to keep in mind everyone exercises and does more than I do.I need to extend myself and push for more.It should...
    mirth mirth 46-50, F Nov 27

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    Matthew0593cun9 Matthew0593cun9 31-35, M 1 Response Dec 7

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    I try to run every day. If I don't have time for that, or simply don't want to leave the house, I will do my floor workout routine (push-ups, sit-ups, squats, various dumbbell...
    Annaelaine Annaelaine 13-15, F Dec 13

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    I despise exercise so much! I just ran a mile in 6 minutes and 45 seconds but I hated every second of it. I imagine how fat I would be if I didn't exercise. I would be huge! But...
    ThePlanetSaturn ThePlanetSaturn 13-15, M Nov 25

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    I have come across some troubles in my life with a drug addiction and everything that goes along with a drug addiction, I've made some bad choices in men and have made mistakes. I...
    skipper596 skipper596 22-25, F 1 Response Nov 29

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    I have trust issues, and I don't have a problem admitting it. I think I should e thankful that I am aware and tryig to work on it. I didn't just arrive here without reason, my past...
    searchingfar searchingfar 22-25, F 1 Response 1 hr ago

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    The moment you think you've got it, its spins around and bites you in the ***. I need to find someone living the same nightmare (preferably a woman) to talk it out with, share our...
    Mikeymlc Mikeymlc 26-30, M 2 Responses Dec 12

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    Yeah kids are cute and all, but there's so much responsibility. Most people I know think that having children is all fun and games, but they fail to realise that after all that...
    citysquare citysquare 22-25, M 2 hrs ago

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    I need to exercise more but each time I attempt to work out I get tired of just thinking about it!
    ItsMarlene ItsMarlene 16-17, F 3 Responses Nov 23

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    Just burned 300 calories and did 50 squats! #proudd going to slowly build my way up to burning more calories daily! Be motivated, people! Exercise kicked my butt today but I feel a...
    PriscilaGaray PriscilaGaray 13-15, F 4 Responses Dec 8

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    I really enjoying bicycling....it is my way to unwind and exercise, at the end of the work day. I live in the country and so when I go on my bike ride, I am greeted with peace and...
    sunnycaramelo sunnycaramelo 46-50, F 5 days ago

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    Apparently, every physical and mental issue I have right now can be alleviated with a better diet and more exercise. I think my dentist was being sarcastic when he said that sit...
    ACraigNewman ACraigNewman 36-40, M 1 Response 2 days ago

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    I hate addiction, I've seen it destroy a lot of good people but I've also seen people that where able to put their lives back together. My best friend since I was 11 started...
    misspaperwait misspaperwait 22-25, F 1 Response Nov 22

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    I love exercise. Each day I am getting closer to becoming the the man I want to be physically. I love seeing the results. Also it does wonders for the mind too :)
    mattywheels25 mattywheels25 26-30, M Nov 24

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    I grew up believing that I would be something amazing. I have a spotty history of divorced, absent parents; child abuse from a stepfather; social ineptness; and depression. When...
    hellaborderline hellaborderline 22-25, M Dec 2

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    Time for an hour and thirty minutes of exercise! Lift those weights and do that cardio!
    goagainsttheflow goagainsttheflow 18-21, F 4 Responses Dec 4

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    The rush that you get from exercise is quite amazing! I love how it makes me feel and also it keeps me healthy. With my career choice, I cannot afford to be unfit.
    TropicalArctic TropicalArctic 18-21, M Dec 8

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    I knew it was going to end it tears but I thought it was going to be because he was a drug dealer and I was a born addict and we were some modern day crackhead Romeo and Juliet...
    transformerman transformerman 22-25 1 Response Dec 10

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    I would never admit it to people I actually know but I have known for a while that I have a problem. Its weird to talk about and I doubt anyone cares but I am going to talk about...
    LandonS LandonS 16-17, M 2 Responses Dec 11

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    I did half of one hour of body attack then went to the pool and exercised for an hour then I did an hour of Pilates 😊😀
    monaroyalty monaroyalty 26-30, F 5 days ago

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    I think that I will continue to be hesitate about PMs even after I have received many PMs from the same person. Keeping a safe distance is always a good policy. Always. I am very...
    tryingagainII tryingagainII 56-60, M 20 hrs ago

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    ryleechristine ryleechristine 22-25, F 18 hrs ago

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