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I Want to Recover From Bulimia and Depression

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    Does It Ever End?

     I have been battling depression and bulimia for three years now. I can remember how it started, like it was yesterday. I was born in a foreign country and came here to the USA when I was eight years old. Years passed as I dreamed about the day when I was going to see all of...
    EmotionallyDead EmotionallyDead 18-21, F 3 Responses Jan 9, 2010

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    Hell

    hi, i have been bulimic since the age of 15 and am now 36.   my potassium is low, the doctor tells me my kidneys are not functioning well and my uric acid is high and i now get severe gout...   a warning i am sure yet i still cant stop or control the binge/purge...
    domzig domzig 36-40 3 Responses Mar 27, 2009

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    Fighting Bulimia

    Hi. I am seventeen, going on eighteen in a couple of months. I have been bulimic for jut over two years now. Only a bout six weeks ago, i decided i had had enough. I could not carry on like this. It all began after a big family lunch. I had been injured for a month after...
    carmenjean carmenjean 18-21 7 Responses Feb 5, 2009

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    Alcoholism, Depression and Bulimia

    Bulimia started for me when I moved away to university at age 18. It was harder than I thought, and I ended up isolated and lonely. I started binging and purging during the day and partying at night. I eventually moved home again, but I kept on partying, mainly drinking alot...
    charlane charlane 31-35 1 Response Aug 4, 2009

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    Here Again

    Hi, I last wrote here a couple of weeks ago explaining my situation. I have to thank the two people who commented, i really aporeciate it. I fancy writing today, I hope nobody gets tired! I just wanted to say I have been doing a lot of research about this illness. I have read...
    carmenjean carmenjean 18-21 5 Responses Feb 23, 2009

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    I Never Thought I'd Be Here

    Hello everyone, I am writing because I just don't know where to turn.  About 7 yrs ago I lost alot of weight going from 187 lbs to 110 lbs.  I have pretty much maintained my weight give or take a few lbs.  Over the past 2 yrs I have been under alot of stress...
    desperateforhelp desperateforhelp 36-40 1 Response Aug 26, 2009

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    Here It Is.....

    This is hard, where do you start? Do I really want to dig deeper into that dark pit that makes me want to close my eyes and make it all go away? Well I suppose I have too. When I was in high schoool I often times used food as a filler, filling time, filling the emprtiness...
    fallenlight fallenlight 26-30 Mar 30, 2011

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    Related Experiences

    For my personal experience (Now, recover from bulimia for > a year), before getting rid of the root of this bulimia problem , I had been focusing only my weight or my weight-line...
    belleeec belleeec 26-30, F Jun 25

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    I haven't purged in two months and I was starting to get healthy and my body was almost back to it's normal form until last night😔 I ate more than 1200 calories and I felt...
    XxbixtchybellaxX XxbixtchybellaxX 13-15, F 2 Responses Jun 25

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    I'm 17 years old, and I am recovering from an addiction to Crystal Methamphetamine. The first step in recovery is admitting you have a problem. My first step, was thinking about my...
    angoscia angoscia 16-17 1 Response 6 days ago

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    I'm currently 7weeks and 5 days clean from my addiction. Addiction runs in my family and so does alcoholism, abuse, and depression. I have depression and I think I might be an...
    StargirlWarrior StargirlWarrior 13-15, F 1 Response Jul 6

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    Im 14. And just diagnosed with psychotic depression in November. Cant seem to recover. I have been hospitalized 3 times for it
    Effys Effys 13-15, F 1 day ago

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    I started self harming in August 2010. It started off with scissors, just little scratches that barely broke skin. Then it slowly got worse, until it got to the point where I'd...
    meggypeggy1996 meggypeggy1996 18-21, F Jun 27

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    Out of all people, she asked me to take her as her date at a wedding. I secretly had a crush on her so the obviously answer was yes. I later meet her whole family and we got along...
    Xisaac13x Xisaac13x 18-21, M Jul 11

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    Bipolar depression is 25% worse than unipolar depression. That is a powerful medical truth. Any depression layered with suicidal ideation and lethargy and unending sadness is not...
    wiseprotector wiseprotector 41-45, M 1 Response Jul 14

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    Hi, my name is Kylie and Im a recovering drug addict officially 1 week clean from cocaine, heroin, and prescription medication. Hardest week of my life but every day gets a little...
    KylieLaine KylieLaine 18-21, F 5 Responses Jul 10

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    Hi, my name is Kylie and I'm a recovering addict and 4 days clean (:
    KylieLaine KylieLaine 18-21, F 54 Responses Jul 5

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    So here I am in a foreign country with no way to escape or have some time on my own. This probably sounds a little weird so let me explain. This year being 21 and officially an...
    21stCenturyEtiquette 21stCenturyEtiquette 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 14

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    I don't really know if I can call this living anymore. I don't have a social life, and my depression makes me feel like I'm drowning in my own emotions. The only break in the...
    LoserLibs LoserLibs 13-15, F 1 Response Jul 6

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    But at the same time i don't. I don't want to let it go. It is a part of me now, and i hate it. Hate it with all my heart. It's like this evil in me that hates me
    obeeymee obeeymee 18-21, F Jul 3

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    Ugh I said that this site would be the one I'd be true to myself since I can't really get myself into that in real life so I guess its time for me to get over with this topic... I...
    alpaqqa alpaqqa 16-17, F 1 Response Jul 7

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    I'm going to have shoulder surgery in a few days and I'm really worried about the pain and what to expect. If anyone has any knowledge of what to expect from personal experience of...
    clandastine clandastine 18-21, F Jul 15

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    You never get over depression it's like alcoholism. I take one day at a time. I have learned a few tricks to keep the monster at bay but nothing works forever.
    TroyPaladin TroyPaladin 36-40, M 2 days ago

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    My boyfriend says I have a chicken brain, Im haddicaped and I'm an ugly *****. I really don't think I deserve all that I never do anything harmless. I said why don't you just love...
    Anna85xo Anna85xo 26-30, F 3 Responses Jul 4

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    I don't know how long I'm battling it, because I never really saw my life as something that matters. I gave life a shot to be more of a person by talking and trying to do things...
    RedUnderground RedUnderground 16-17, M 3 Responses Jun 27

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    Today I woke up from a well rested night, but yet all day today I have felt drained. My family nieces were over and wanted to play and I would for a little while and then go lay...
    ladypatrice ladypatrice 22-25, F Jul 9

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    I will always remember all the things which my grandpa, my mother and every elderly in my life has shared with me. I consider my mom, my book of wisdom. We lost her 5 years ago...
    BakerQueen14 BakerQueen14 22-25, F Jul 2

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    I want stuff big time! What stuff do u want?
    atfenix atfenix 13-15, F 1 Response Jul 13

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    I'm a heroin meth user. I mostly shoot it cause I crossed that liNE at 18 and fell in love... I'm 2 months into a relapse after being clean for a year and some change.... I'm...
    Ayegee1503 Ayegee1503 22-25, M 2 Responses Jul 6

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    My husband and I were in a motorcycle wreck in Feb. (2 days after our wedding in India). I'm interested in getting to know other people dealing with Compartment Syndrome, in hopes...
    JenniferLakhlani JenniferLakhlani 36-40, F Jul 13

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    It's difficult to overcome I agree but not impossible. With the right support for the right people everything gets a bit better and easier!
    Angelanorexic Angelanorexic 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 13

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    So I didn't really have a operation but something did happen to my shoulder I must of been ten so a little while a go and I was on a school trip and I fell if a barrel I had to go...
    flowerpie flowerpie 13-15, F Jul 15

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    I am definitely sure this has changed me for the better ☺️. Although it's the worst experience ever, I think it's vital in shaping a person'a behavior for the better (hopefully...
    NicoleeCakes NicoleeCakes 22-25, F 1 Response Jul 17

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    A whole year and a half and I've come so close today... what the hell is wrong with me? I just lost my positivity and everything I've worked hard to develop...
    appleof5 appleof5 16-17, F 2 Responses 3 days ago

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    I hate living. It's so boring. Sometimes I feel that dying will be my only adventure.
    Scootr28 Scootr28 18-21, M 2 Responses Jun 30

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    I really don't wanna live any more tbh
    lonelinessneverfades lonelinessneverfades 13-15, F 8 Responses Jun 30

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    I just found out I had a relapse. My summer might be ruined. Oh well.
    Sourminds Sourminds 18-21, F Jul 4

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    I feel like I'm too close to my mom. I love her so much I'm scared to tell her how I really feel. She always cries when she sees me upset.
    Scootr28 Scootr28 18-21, M Jul 5

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    Gee. Wonder. Chemical imbalance. Or allergy to moronic social demands. Hmmmmmm
    converted converted 46-50, M Jul 14

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    I feel like cutting again.......feel so alone :-(
    Lithium619 Lithium619 18-21, F 6 days ago

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    I'm just so sick of everything. I deleted all my written work, especially my novel, because I am so angry at everything. I can't think straight..
    Fortiplex Fortiplex 13-15, M 1 day ago

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    When did life become so mundane? Work, sleep... repeat. Make it stop! I never knew growing up would be so boring.
    wintershawl wintershawl 36-40, F 7 Responses Jul 9

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    My name is Michelle I am 29 years old, and I have been suffering from Bulimia since I was 15 years old. I think alot of my issues have resulted from being picked on in my younger...
    stonm8352 stonm8352 26-30, F Jul 15

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    My name is Michelle I am 29 years old, and I have been suffering from Bulimia since I was 15 years old. I think alot of my issues have resulted from being picked on in my younger...
    stonm8352 stonm8352 26-30, F 2 Responses Jul 15

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    My name is Michelle I am 29 years old, and I have been suffering from Bulimia since I was 15 years old. I think alot of my issues have resulted from being picked on in my younger...
    stonm8352 stonm8352 26-30, F Jul 15

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    My name is Michelle I am 29 years old, and I have been suffering from Bulimia since I was 15 years old. I think alot of my issues have resulted from being picked on in my younger...
    stonm8352 stonm8352 26-30, F Jul 15

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    My name is Michelle I am 29 years old, and I have been suffering from Bulimia since I was 15 years old. I think alot of my issues have resulted from being picked on in my younger...
    stonm8352 stonm8352 26-30, F Jul 15

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    I am 29 year