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I Think I Have Exercise Addiction

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    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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    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'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 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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    wtbwoman wtbwoman 41-45, T 5 Responses 6 days ago

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    I used to be a heavy weight lifting and walking maniac... I would do 5 miles a day and run half of it. Having asthma was difficult but I could work through it some. I can't find a...
    Silc Silc 26-30, F 13 hrs ago

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    If I had the money, I'd have a session with every psychic there is to see who was accurate and who was not. I think it's like a gambler's addiction though. I'm aware of not wasting...
    deleted deleted 26-30 May 15

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    Okay I don't know where else to go, and I'm kind of scared right now. I don't have a drug addiction. But my older brother does and he's been doing pain pills for years. He crushes...
    kyliereneaa kyliereneaa 16-17, F 4 Responses May 13

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    1994-introduction to crack, 9 months into using: went to prison (manslaughter & robbery) Incarcerated for 14 years 11 months. Earned a BA degree while in prison, got involved in...
    johnqrich johnqrich 41-45, M May 13

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    I wish I could break my addiction
    izzygirl360 izzygirl360 16-17, F 2 Responses 6 days ago

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    I am Rebecca and I am addicted to YouTube!!! There I said it haha Yey I love YouTube and Youtubers so much. In my room I have lots of YouTube things, books,jumpers,drawings It's...
    ItsJustRebecca ItsJustRebecca 13-15, F 1 Response 2 days ago

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    as of April 15 I have a year of continuous clean time!
    xoPandoraBlack xoPandoraBlack 31-35, F 5 Responses Apr 26

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    I'm addicted to sex and self harm. And now the self harm has gotten really bad, so nobody wants to have sex with me (because I'm obviously damaged, fugly goods) so I'm slowly going...
    KittyCunt KittyCunt 18-21, F 2 Responses Apr 27

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    I'm the type to get attached to things I love and since that day all I do is pills. At first it was super cool and life was extra beautiful. Now it somehow ruined my life and it...
    Sheisinlove Sheisinlove 18-21, F 6 days ago

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    I'm so addicted to chocolate that I have to have it everyday
    deleted deleted 26-30 2 Responses 5 days ago

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    It's been three years and I still can't get over how good it is. To see it, to experience it with other people, and the euphoric way it makes me feel each and every time. I tried...
    shumphrey1 shumphrey1 31-35, F Apr 26

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    Any one like cartoon **** and want to trade
    1Thatonedudeyouknow 1Thatonedudeyouknow 22-25, M Apr 26

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    I just love bananas my snack twice a day is Banana everyday :):)
    fresa87 fresa87 26-30, F Apr 29

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    For a while, my family was eating fast food every night. Now i cant resist it. I can be so full my stomach pops out of my shirt and still eat fast food. Its just so yummy! Im...
    BiggerIsBetter44 BiggerIsBetter44 13-15, M May 1

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    I'm addicted to ************ and putting other people before my self. addicted to eating, smoking pot, used to be ciggerrets, and used to be fast food . cut out fast food and cigs...
    mundinger1992 mundinger1992 22-25, M 2 Responses May 12

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    To this dang site. I left for like 3 days and I'm like no plz give me more Ep lol
    Happyguylovesyou Happyguylovesyou 18-21, M 6 days ago

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    I am addicted to Gem...the best drug I ever tried and the only one im gonna keep consuming
    yairdjudas999 yairdjudas999 16-17, M 1 Response 5 days ago

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    My friend copied my addiction to teddy bear grabbing machines. I told her I have an addiction and waste money. She's copied me. It sounded like she was trying to annoy me to me...
    paliglass paliglass 31-35, F 1 Response May 5

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    Saw the movie shame.That is exactly how it is being borderline.I think I am somewhere in between.Being Demisexual,empath and borderline is a strange **** up of emotions.You have...
    aquabunny aquabunny 22-25, F 2 Responses May 8

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    1: My lovely boyfriend who means the world to me and is my soul friend. 2: Music. Music is very beautiful and it will always be a part of me. 3: Seeing kindness in people. 4...
    RedQueen13 RedQueen13 22-25, F 1 Response 4 hrs ago

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    Dear Mommy, I'm sorry that I don't remember that your sick, just like me, just like all addict's are. I have to remember that it's your addiction that I hate, not you. I must...
    skinbaby69 skinbaby69 18-21, F May 1

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    Recently, ive quit a five year addiction, I had been swallowed up into this hole of no company, no friends, the people i knew? thieves, robbery and deceit were all these people...
    LifeChangedMe LifeChangedMe 18-21, F 2 Responses May 11

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    I have done cocaine 4 times. I almost sulked myself into a horrible addiction. I couldn't have been happier when my mom found out what I was doing. She truly saved me. Thank you...
    imsoclassic imsoclassic 16-17, F 1 Response Apr 28

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    It's been the hardest thing to deal with. I support him in recovery and I do not bother getting angry with him however I tell him it isn't right. It's ongoing- his addiction has...
    Gingerfab Gingerfab 18-21, F a week ago

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    Well, it's been more over a period of 7 years... before I proceed do not judge... I have a set belief about marijuana use, and medical marijuana after some very dear friends, and...
    kerri33 kerri33 31-35, F 1 Response a week ago

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    I have not posted since 2013... This post is kind of an update and also a weight question for fellow Achalasia/Gastroparesis/GI Dysmotility sufferers. It is a bit of a long read so...
    AlxandriaNicole AlxandriaNicole 18-21, F 4 days ago

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    I'm such a lazy person, but exercising makes me feel awesome! I'm glad I took the decision to get back to exercise, it makes me feel happy, relaxed again and more self-confident...
    Blackberries Blackberries 26-30, F 1 Response Apr 28

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    it's become that addiction, everytime i eat too much i go straight to the bathroom, i plan my binges to be honest. But now ive done it so much that my throat is so swollen it hurts...
    confusednormalness confusednormalness 18-21, F 2 Responses Apr 30

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    How does one go about revealing an addiction? I want to reveal mine, and get help. But I don't know how to reach out. I'm a lost soul. I want and need friends who will support me...
    deleted deleted 26-30 2 Responses May 2

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    I reeaaaallllly need to get rid of an addiction but cant, someone PLEASE help me???
    gracebxox gracebxox 16-17, F 4 Responses May 4

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    ⌂ Home Debbie Avatar Debbie ⚙ Forgive my spelling errors (was very hard to write) Also forgive how long winded this is, but fellow FM sufferers can relate to how...
    debbie913 debbie913 31-35, F 1 Response Apr 26

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    I already finish my exercise for the morning waiting for the afternoon one
    jasmine2004 jasmine2004 26-30, F 1 Response May 1

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    What is your favorite exercise ride a bicycle walk jog or go to the gym or lift weights at home
    RealSouthernGentleman RealSouthernGentleman 46-50, M 10 Responses May 6

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    I've never had so much motivation to exercise since I started Slimming World but I've been poorly these past couple of weeks and had to miss Zumba and my normal work outs and just...
    littlelib littlelib 18-21, F 1 Response May 18

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    Are you really in control of anything? Cause sometimes I sure as hell don't feel like I am. From petty emotions, to habits, addictions, and my non-relentless thoughts, they all run...
    WearOutKyd WearOutKyd 26-30, M 2 Responses 4 days ago

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    Last night I was thinking on how we could reform prisons to better help in, well, actually reforming criminals. My idea might be silly but it's just an idea. It's based off of how...
    PinkMellow PinkMellow 18-21, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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    I'm turning 27 this week. I have two wonderful sons and I am about to enter grad school. Everything is wonderful, right? But tonight? Tonight I'm getting wasted. My mom died almost...
    seasidesun seasidesun 26-30, F 4 Responses 2 days ago