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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...
    Arginis Arginis 51-55, M 1 Response Oct 18, 2011

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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...
    brigseaver brigseaver 61-65, M 2 Responses 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...
    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...
    Susannahjade Susannahjade 22-25, F 2 Responses Apr 29, 2013

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    I smoked pot daily for over 6 years in an attempt to not deal with the trauma that I experience in my life. I lost my job, my friends and my will to even live. Anytime I had a...
    bellafyre bellafyre 36-40, F 1 Response Mar 18

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    I always say I won't do this anymore but when push comes to shove I give into my addiction. Everyday it's the same thing over and over.... I wait until my iPhone battery life is at...
    xMissTix xMissTix 26-30, F 4 Responses Mar 30

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    Everynight I lay in bed and say never again. "Tomorrow will be different" but no..it's always the same, it never stops, I'm worthless, I can see how my friends are so happy and I'm...
    tnbc12 tnbc12 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 30

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    Hey I just wanna say about my experience. I have Trichotillomania which is a condition where you pull out your eyelashes. It was when I was in about year 4/5 of primary school and...
    Cookzie Cookzie 13-15, F 2 Responses 4 days ago

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    I am strangely, to the point of dangerously, obsessed with triggering emotions in others. The more rage the better. I am addicted to seeing that shift in someone's eyes. And I need...
    Akurou Akurou 31-35, F 1 Response Mar 22

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    As far back as I able to remember I've had a serious problem.. I cant seem to cont
    ilikewinter13 ilikewinter13 18-21, M Mar 27

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    I don't care how bad it is for my health. I could Fast Food every day, for the rest of my life. Being fat & happy would be the best thing ever.
    thescaredshadow thescaredshadow 16-17, M 1 Response Mar 28

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    Mika sadly it is uncurable
    WonderinginWV WonderinginWV 13-15, F Mar 30

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    Think I might have an addiction to social network sites and wanting to become friends, maybe more with lesbian women.
    TheCunylinguist TheCunylinguist 41-45, F Mar 23

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    I have a addiction to cokes I had 60$ for about a week know I only have left is 20 something all from cokes
    funnygirl32226 funnygirl32226 13-15, F Mar 27

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    I haven't been diagnosed with Hemi but I'm pretty sure I have it. I'm a 17 year old girl and I do pay attention to my body a lot. About a year a go I really started to notice how...
    thaliatjan thaliatjan 16-17, F 10 hrs ago

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    Balancing in an unbalanced world. Walking on a tightrope with the wind blowing. Falling apart while simultaneously trying to catch the pieces. That's how I've been feeling the...
    greeneyes91 greeneyes91 22-25, F 1 Response Mar 29

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    It's really no use denying that I'm a victim of society, because in this case, I am. As of right now I'm not overweight, but I am terrified if ever becoming overweight and there...
    cassidysc cassidysc 16-17, F Mar 20

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    We've been married for almost a year. I love this man with all my heart its been like a yo-yo all of our relationship after we got married he stopped caring about anything I've...
    thankgodimloved thankgodimloved 22-25, F 2 Responses Mar 17

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    Hello. My name is Kaitlynn. I'm 18 years old, and have lost my parents to addiction. I was born illegitimate to a young couple in their mid-twenties. My dad was in a band he was...
    Erealia Erealia 18-21, F 1 Response 1 day ago

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    I cashed in all my chips tonight and combed my hair till it was just right. Cause I've been thinking about you and me girl, and we got something going on. You told me you can't...
    catchphrasejones catchphrasejones 18-21, M 4 hrs ago

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    I do so good for short spurts when I am on a diet myself 3-6 months I will get into a hardcore exercise routine, get into pretty good shape, feel great, look..better lol. But then...
    HeyIThappens HeyIThappens 18-21 Mar 28

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    I was just diagnosed with this after several months of pain in my left heel. I have stomach issues and can't take anti-inflammatory medicine on a regular basis, so my doctor...
    livelaughlovedream3 livelaughlovedream3 41-45, F 13 Responses Apr 1

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    Well here we are, I've been clean about 6 months and feel great. I'm almost 12 weeks pregnant & veryyy happy. The fiance' and my son are beyond excited about our new addition and...
    StephanieBri StephanieBri 22-25, F Apr 3

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    I've been fat my entire life. When i was a kid people would say its cute but when i got old and still fat people looks at me like I'm a disgusting person. I don't ride a bike cause...
    elel110993 elel110993 18-21, F 3 Responses Mar 31

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    Well, im just like any other boys who like to exercise. Also im pretty sure that when we lift or do push-ups, when we get up to the limit, then you realise you need to complete the...
    Ph24689 Ph24689 16-17, M Mar 19

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    Does anyone know of any workout videos that are good? Or exercise classes i should take if i wanted to lose weight?
    penguinpenguins penguinpenguins 18-21, F 2 Responses Mar 20

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    Today tomorrow yesterday's addiction, just pure divine A selfish man - Francis lung
    MysteriousButterfly MysteriousButterfly 18-21, F Mar 28

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    I feel a kind of giddiness when I exercise; a bit of a rush of joy. It doesn't last long, but it's nice while it does last. Despite that, most of the time I still struggle to get...
    TheBadgeringWitness TheBadgeringWitness 70+ 2 days ago

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    Yes I do, even as a gay male I find them to be very interesting. I've never had a problem making friends with some of them, straight or gay. I think they find me non threatening...
    TanTwink TanTwink 22-25, M 1 Response 1 hr ago

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    I love it, now. I have come a long long way. It's the eating I struggle with. I love group exercise classes such as combat, pump, yoga, flow, blitz, and spin!!! :) I started at a...
    mrvitous26 mrvitous26 26-30, F Apr 3

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    I miss him sometimes, its been nearly a year without my boys father and ex husband. Im still depressed unable to function at times I just cant believe what has become of him. I...
    swtgemini swtgemini 26-30, F 3 days ago

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    I love you money! Do you love me? Well do ya? Uh? Uh? Hey? Lol it sounds silly don't it well asking might sound dumb knowing that you won't get a respond back now how empty is that...
    onlytrusthim onlytrusthim 36-40, M 1 Response 11 hrs ago

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    I had another judgemental moron in my inbox today. I won't talk about them personally, that would give them too much credit. However, there is a general principle behind it, and my...
    WickedScullyOfTheWest WickedScullyOfTheWest 31-35, F 1 Response 1 hr ago

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    Hi! I am a registered nurse with cerebral palsy and I was reading through many of these stories and I just wanted to 1. Share my own story 2. offer some advice for seeking pain...
    bandgeektc bandgeektc 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 20

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    What the heck? About three and a half years ago I began to get soreness and stiffness in my hips, legs, and shoulders that increased steadily until I got to my doctor after weeks...
    DavidScott7 DavidScott7 56-60, M 1 Response Mar 24

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    It started around November last year, when I was getting used to my grade seven class, until someone commented something about my weight. Even though he took it back almost...
    helpingastranger helpingastranger 13-15, F 1 Response Apr 2

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    Spiritual Self-AssessmentThe purpose of this activity is to help you in identifying a sense of your spirituality. There are no “right” or “wrong” answers...
    WilliamC WilliamC 61-65, M Apr 6

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    People that say they don't have time, well you have to make time! Exercise is critical for our well-being!!! Get to it! ;)
    mrvitous26 mrvitous26 26-30, F a week ago

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    "Thousands upon thousands are yearly brought into a state of real poverty by their great anxiety not to be thought of as poor." - Robert Mallett This statement is so true for...
    CKastellanos CKastellanos 22-25, F Mar 23

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    I find myself thinking an awful lot. We all do but i often find myself examining the world and musing about existence, time, mental illness, morality, the duality of man...I could...
    Valtielislord Valtielislord 18-21, M Apr 1

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    why marijuana is not legalized? yet marijuana is not legalized because you can make in your own house and they want you to get addicted to their medical drugs which mostly...
    anotherclone anotherclone 26-30, M 5 Responses Apr 3

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    I'm 32 years old, 5'3 & 96lbs. I just don't eat. I'm a single mom of two and I think the stress I've been going through caused me to relapse. I was doing good for almost 6 years. I...
    SuzieChapstick SuzieChapstick 31-35, F 1 Response Apr 6

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    Life has turned upside down, spun around and set my path in a strange new direction... My mindset gotta change..Help...How to change to meet the new life head on.... So health...
    mommaceitta mommaceitta 51-55, F Apr 8

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    Ever since I was about 13 its been nagging me at the back of my conscience. Every car ride I would get the thought stuck in my head that i should open just open the door. Fall out...
    baaron4 baaron4 18-21, M 2 days ago

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    I'm a teenager but I think I'm depressed. I've been depressed in the past before but I think it's come back to haunt me. I wear nothing but giant jackets and jeans all year round...
    iLoveAsjohn iLoveAsjohn 16-17, F 18 hrs ago

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    Drugs was the major thing I'm ashamed of. Almost anything you can think of, I've done it. It all started with my douchebag uncle who let me try meth when I was only 13 and ended...
    jledoux0690 jledoux0690 18-21, M 1 Response Mar 18

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    I've always been bullied. For lots, and lots of things. Being fat is something I've always wanted to do. But, the whole world would be after me if I became fat. I mean EVERYBODY...
    IWantToBeTheLarge IWantToBeTheLarge 16-17, M Mar 22

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      '' The real rulers in Washington are invisible, and exercise     power from behind the scenes. ''  Supreme Court Justice Felix Frankfurter...
    FlysoFree FlysoFree 26-30, F Mar 23

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    Bare with me... this might turn into a novel. My boyfriend and I have been together for almost two years now. It's been a roller coaster of events with his gambling. What makes it...
    evamestanza evamestanza 26-30, F 1 Response Mar 23

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    Dailymail article Professor Semir Zeki, who carried out the brain scan study at University College London, said: "Hate is often considered to be an evil passion that should, in a...
    jeresey jeresey 56-60, F 3 Responses Apr 1

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    Ok so my story of mercury poisoning has been my entire lifes experience, and is still affecting me to this day. I just really wanted to connect with others who share this story so...
    awakekiwi awakekiwi 41-45, M 1 Response Apr 2

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    " Alzheimer's Disease Research - BrightFocus Foundation 22512 Gateway Center Drive , Clarksburg , Maryland 20871 , USA www.brightfocus.org/alzheimers ; ( 301 ) 948 - 3244 As...
    AATHREYAARBEEKAY AATHREYAARBEEKAY 36-40, M Apr 4