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I Think I Have Exercise Addiction

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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 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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    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 26-30, F 1 Response Apr 29, 2013

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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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    I think we have just grown to apart I think I want a change is that selfish ????
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    Hi I would like to vent a bit.Yes I have a bipolar spouse.I understand that it takes patients and the right medication.He was diagnosed with bipolar this April.And he is bipolar...
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    i like to make a joke on someone and not tell them its a joke but i thinks its funny to see them go your stupid if you think that hahaha.
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    i just go for walks with the dog that last for about 20-30 minutes and that's like every other day or even less sometimes. i haven't properly exercised for months,just walks here...
    mistywillow mistywillow 22-25, M 1 day ago

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    Exercise. Well not really exercise, but the histamines it produces. I break out in splotches all down my arms and legs and get itchy. Luckily I have found all I need is an allergy...
    SereneThoughts SereneThoughts 22-25, F 1 Response 2 days ago

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    I can't go 24 hours without taking my sleeping pills, weather I am going to sleep or not, its like I need them to get through the day, and its really hard, when I go so long...
    BroknGirl89 BroknGirl89 26-30, F 1 Response 2 days ago

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    KAYDUBAU KAYDUBAU 31-35, F 4 days ago

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    Almost a year since I decided to stop doing what I was and I'm so proud of myself. I haven't touched it in almost a year. Just shows what will power and determination can show...
    LittleBeelzebub LittleBeelzebub 18-21, F 5 Responses 5 days ago

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    And it feels so good. It's the only thing (of myself) that I'm actually really proud of. I used to be the type of guy that sits in front of his computer for entire days/nights...
    ReeseTech ReeseTech 18-21, M 5 days ago

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    A good exercise is squatting while singing to you're highest notes so that you can give you're self the impression that you aren't reaching for the note and therefore aren't...
    Skullvapor Skullvapor 16-17, F 5 days ago

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    I don't really exercise, perhaps one half-hearted attempt every couple of months before giving up again. I have never seen the inside of a gym, I don't go running, my bike and...
    MrWinstonSmith MrWinstonSmith 22-25, M 6 days ago

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    It's been a month since I gave away my life to Christ. I've stopped all evil deeds. Gossip, and tried not to sin with intent but moreover I stopped m.saturvbation. I'm still a...
    NamzyNayNay NamzyNayNay 16-17, F 1 Response 6 days ago

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    addiction to failure and pain
    Anotherdayjay Anotherdayjay 18-21, F 2 Responses 6 days ago

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    I think I am a little but that inspires me to work harder, exercise eat healthy , be very kind. It started like this but now these qualities have become me and I like me and don't...
    sirnatural sirnatural 31-35, M 1 Response a week ago

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    I exercise all six days a week, not a single day without it. It releases my happy happiness, no matter how stressed I am by the end of my weight training I am happy. A great stress...
    burnlikesun burnlikesun 22-25, M 2 Responses a week ago

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    it's been almost 4 days without a single cigarette, but I'm hanging on ??
    muradgh muradgh 18-21, M 3 Responses a week ago

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    6/28/15 💉My first sweet needle.💉 Hush now. Quiet down. Can you hear my heart racing? Falling to my knees because I've been chasing a lie. Love life? I don't know what I was...
    therainberry therainberry 18-21, F 1 Response Jun 29

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    mermaidlove418 mermaidlove418 18-21, F 1 Response Jun 28

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    I don't need a big bum, but I probably do need some shape. This body of mine has 'does not exercise' spelled out all over.
    Sorasinger Sorasinger 18-21, F 2 Responses Jun 25

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    I am really struggling right now, so I thought maybe writing about it might help. At least maybe distract me. Hopefully. I'm feeling incredibly hopeless and frustrated with regards...
    Aimee17 Aimee17 41-45, F 24 Responses Jun 25

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    For over half my life I have been addicted to food. When I'm indulging in all my favorite foods it's like I'm in my own little world and everything is just perfect. Due to this...
    tormentedinternally tormentedinternally 26-30, M Jun 25

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    What are your favorite kinds?
    RyanBlake87 RyanBlake87 26-30, T 1 Response Jun 25

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    I am addicted to anything I start. I have been addicted to **** since I was 13 years old, I have been addicted to video games so much that for 5 years I only left my house to...
    Somonkey76 Somonkey76 36-40, M Jun 25

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    I am addicted to anything I start. I have been addicted to **** since I was 13 years old, I have been addicted to video games so much that for 5 years I only left my house to...
    Somonkey76 Somonkey76 36-40, M Jun 25

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    I have a weird addiction with baby powder that I can't control every time I'm stressed or depressed even mad I eat it sometimes even snort it I'm trying to break it but it's so...
    blaackroses blaackroses 18-21, F 1 Response Jun 23

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    Whoever controls the media controls the mind. People are so blissfully ignorant to what the media doesn't share with the public and are so easily manipulated to think whatever...
    Mandatorysuicide Mandatorysuicide 16-17, F 2 Responses Jun 22

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    What's the best site??????
    Conchie678 Conchie678 18-21, F 35 Responses Jun 22

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    It sure as hell is not a choice. I just read a lot of judgemental a$$hole comments from people who lack factual knowledge on mood disorders. There is a reason they do cognitive...
    krazeekatie krazeekatie 36-40, F 2 Responses Jun 22

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    Good thing is there's no need for birthday presents or special festivals to get new stuff. My parents are generous enough. Bad things are : 1. I don't learn to see value in...
    Nual Nual 22-25, F 6 Responses