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I Want to Recover From Bulimia and Depression

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    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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    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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    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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    xoxoCharlierose xoxoCharlierose 22-25, F Nov 7, 2014

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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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    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 8 Responses Feb 5, 2009

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    I'm ready to move on from this disease. It controls my life and I hate living a secret. I can't tell anyone, but I am looking for support and someone who can recover together.
    misternomad misternomad 18-21, F 2 days ago

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    I want help but am so lost and scared
    j3nnalov3m3 j3nnalov3m3 26-30, F 1 Response Feb 22

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      Everything's so Fragile     A month ago it was discovered while I was in the emergency room that I had life-threatening clots in my lungs. Thankfully they...
    UnrestOnAzaleaPath UnrestOnAzaleaPath 22-25, F 2 hrs ago

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    When I was severely depressed I used to self harm ever single day. Some days it was really bad and other days it was just light cuts. It moved from my arms to my legs. Especially...
    gm126 gm126 16-17, F 1 Response Feb 19

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    Depression is like a huge storm cloud, no matter how far you think you've gone, that cloud will catch up. :(
    whyusteens whyusteens 13-15, F a week ago

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    So my cat scratched my arm and ever since its reminded me of cuts in my arms and its giving me mixed emotions and there not good ones
    thatone6 thatone6 18-21, F 1 Response Feb 7

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    Hello again Miss me old friend Cause I missed you Every time I do Every time You declare your done I get sad Please come back Don't leave me alone I'm cold I need your...
    thatone6 thatone6 18-21, F Feb 8

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    Deppression is kicking my ***
    HalfVenti HalfVenti 13-15, F 4 days ago

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    I know I have a purpose in life, I just gotta find it.....⭐️
    drama16queen1997 drama16queen1997 16-17 2 Responses Feb 7

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    Looking for something more, I just don't know what I'm looking for. Yet.
    SkollHati SkollHati 18-21, M Feb 9

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    I really want to recover from bulimia. I'm too scared though, I don't want to follow a diet plan and gain weight. I know gaining weight is better then constantly thinking about...
    FrickenChicken FrickenChicken 16-17, F 1 Response Feb 16

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    I am in recovery from bulimia and self-injury.
    alicecat95 alicecat95 18-21, F 3 Responses Feb 15

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    I had a great realization today. It has been longer since the last time I made myself sick (6 years) then I actually struggled with bulimia. This realization was soothing, almost a...
    Josh5656 Josh5656 26-30, M 1 Response Feb 5

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    I am recovering from depression from being hurt in the line of duty; several major surgeries that forced me into retirement from the injury, and on top of that a heart that was...
    wjk1849 wjk1849 46-50, M Feb 23

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    1. I'm a hopeless romantic :) 2. I'm in love with the greatest guy ever :D 3. I love playing call of duty even though I suck at it xD 4. I love country music 5. I honestly think...
    bemyforeverlove97 bemyforeverlove97 16-17, F 1 Response Feb 9

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    I don't care if you read my story or not. If you are suffering from Existential Depression and feeling isolated in your struggle, write about it here. Write exactly what you feel...
    limitingmypotential limitingmypotential 22-25, M 2 Responses Feb 7

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    This is a letter for my counselor. I see her tomorrow. Blood drips from my wrists. But I feel no pain. No physical pain anyway. It only temporarily numbs my emotional pain. The...
    kellezia kellezia 18-21, F 1 Response Feb 17

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    I constantly get urges to self-harm, coming to terms with your body after slowly recovering from an e.d is fu**ing hard.
    thisbunnybites888 thisbunnybites888 18-21, F 7 Responses Feb 21

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    I feel like the foundation of my world has suddenly fallen out right from underneath my unsuspecting feet. I saw a fairly depressing movie a few months ago and ever since I haven't...
    waxpoeticwaxpathetic waxpoeticwaxpathetic 22-25, F 3 days ago

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    I am in recovery from self harm. I am 3 weeks clean and this is the longest I have gone. No one in my life knows. A few days ago I got triggered, so I called self harm support and...
    maddslol maddslol 13-15, F 1 Response Feb 23

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    A couple of months ago I ended a 7 year relationship with my first love. I honestly never thought that the relationship would've lasted as long as it did, seeing that I was only 16...
    Amd81491 Amd81491 22-25, F 11 Responses 6 days ago

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    I am feeling so ****. I'm batteling depression, schizophrenia. But, my boyfriend is in the worst part of the start of a depression and i am only making it worse for him. Yes, i do...
    EverythingAndAnything EverythingAndAnything 18-21, F 3 Responses 5 days ago

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    I have one real friend that I can call and hang out with. Outside of that it's just my family. Recently I guess from my depression I don't even want to hang out with them. I'm...
    Benny412 Benny412 31-35, M 1 Response Feb 16

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    I miss him so much. I went into the pet store today to get a new brush for Duke (the only dog we have still alive) and petsmart had the animals from the shelter out. There was this...
    AngelWithASecret2 AngelWithASecret2 13-15, F Feb 21

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    Now that I am recovering from a broken ankle, working out isn't as easy as it used to be. So, I want to work out but I keep thinking about how slow I am and how big I've gotten and...
    mountaingirl8 mountaingirl8 36-40, F Feb 6

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    My *** is still recovering from yesterday's burrito **** fest
    throwawaychild throwawaychild 46-50, M 1 Response Feb 22

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    I'm wondering how many people on ep want to die? I scroll down the main page and about every 1 out of 7/8 say I want to die or hate life. Better yet someone may post a story about...
    toniyl toniyl 36-40, F 5 Responses Feb 16

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    Anyone want to talk about depression
    MrMiagi2015 MrMiagi2015 31-35, M 4 Responses Feb 23

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    Okay, so I've been wrestling with this issue since I was about 8, but it wasn't really much of an issue until I reached 15, when I started hitting puberty. I don't experience...
    Elsiphael Elsiphael 16-17, T 2 Responses Feb 21

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    It's what I've always wanted. Literally from the time I can remember, I have always wanted to be a mom. Growing up with lots of little siblings, I had the opportunity to be...
    quirkygirl520 quirkygirl520 22-25, F Feb 24

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    I've been living with it so long. I won't recount anything from my past, just suffice to say it's been a long, medicated, bloody road. the past few years have been going decently...
    janeblue2u janeblue2u 31-35, F 1 hr ago

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    12 Truths About Defensive Behavior - BY LINDA CARROLL Here are 12 truths about defensiveness — what it is and why it happens — that can help us better understand this self...
    imurfriend imurfriend 26-30, F 7 hrs ago

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    A couple day's have past since my first post about my struggle with bulimia. I am now down to 111 lb at 5'3 and am still very unsatisfied. Why is it I felt like I was thinner when...
    Rachael1774 Rachael1774 18-21, F Feb 17

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    Love is killing me. I love her and at the same time I hate her with all my heart. Somedays I love her with all my heart and even think of marrying her and making her the mother...
    Maniueru Maniueru 22-25, M 3 Responses 15 hrs ago

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