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I Want to Recover From Bulimia and Depression

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 45 People

    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    xoxoCharlierose xoxoCharlierose 22-25, F Nov 7, 2014

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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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    Related Experiences

    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 Mar 3

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    So hey guys! I know its been a while since i have been on and I just wanted to say thank you for those who helped and reached out to me when i needed it the most. I have stopped...
    thalassinia thalassinia 13-15, F Mar 19

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    It's been just an hour since I last vomited.. I feel ashamed yet I don't want to stop until I reached my weight goal 😕
    franmarrburgos franmarrburgos 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 13

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    My last post here was in August. I didn't make a full recovery, and I cut again. I lost all sight of hope and God. I tried killing myself a few times, then got scared and stopped...
    Ellytheoutcast Ellytheoutcast 13-15, F Mar 15

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    Hey everyone! I just wanted to tell anyone that's struggling with a breakup that it's true with time it gets easier. I went through a terrible breakup that left a lot of unanswered...
    velvetskies velvetskies 22-25, F 3 days ago

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    These last couple of days have been the worst of my life, I found a lump in my underarm, I was worried but enough to go to the doc, but not that much. Cancer goes in my family, but...
    lily449 lily449 18-21, F 5 days ago

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    I've been dealing with this for over 10 years now, most of this time I have been in a dark hole. It went as far as me losing all hope and even forgetting who I am, who I used to be...
    lily449 lily449 18-21, F Mar 6

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    I'm a three-sport athlete, so I always seem to have some sort of injury. First it was my ankle and knee from soccer, then swimming made my knee worse, and now I'm catching for...
    scsoccer scsoccer 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 22

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    I can't breath. My depression is screaming inside of me. Im trapped by the need to act perfectly. Suppressing who I am to who I'm supposed to be. Falling in a pit so deep. I...
    AwkwardTurtle46 AwkwardTurtle46 18-21, F 6 days ago

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    My addiction has finally reached its peak. After shooting dope for 5 months, my life is no where NEAR to where it used to be. Today I nearly lost having a stable place to live... I...
    sadvibes sadvibes 18-21, F Mar 13

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    It has been 2 years since I became normal looking again after my eating disorder. It still bothers me so much though.
    Happybri123 Happybri123 18-21, F Mar 16

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    i haven't taken my meds for a few days. (I've just been really busy) today i am super emotional, wish i could do things to better myself & my family but feel powerless to do so bc...
    Platana2100 Platana2100 31-35, F Mar 6

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    Just when I thought I was getting my life on track again things have to go wrong again!
    jaz007 jaz007 22-25, M 1 Response Mar 13

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    Hi. So in January 2015 I was at work and i had a panic attack or anxiety attack. I wash hair in a salon so im dealing with people all day. I was washing someones hair and my ears...
    FaFa416 FaFa416 22-25, F 1 Response Mar 16

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    Luckily they don't happen nearly as often as they used to a few years ago, and I handle it pretty well. I'm just waiting for that one thing to happen where I tip over the edge and...
    Raewyn95 Raewyn95 18-21, F Mar 17

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    I am tired. I have no joy. No one calls or visits. I have not been held or hugged in years. I wish I could vanish into thin air.
    JessGF75 JessGF75 36-40, F 2 Responses Mar 22

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    I sent him a message Two hours three hours A day. Maybe he's just busy, Maybe I'll just starve myself That'll fill the void right? A week Maybe I'll just pull out the lighter A...
    HalfVenti HalfVenti 13-15, F 4 days ago

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    "El infierno está lleno de buenas intenciones y el cielo de buenas obras." " Hell is full of good intentions and heaven of good actions". My grandma
    breathingeasy breathingeasy 41-45, M 3 Responses Mar 19

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    No por mucho madrugar amanece más temprano. Not because you wake up early, means the sun will rise sooner . Grandma
    breathingeasy breathingeasy 41-45, M 3 Responses Mar 22

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    I wanted to share an important discovery after recovering from ed for several years. after years of unexplainably losing my appetite, I know learn it's the first trigger to my...
    Amy1286 Amy1286 26-30, F Mar 6

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    A poem I wrote about recovering from depression, because more bad poetry is just what the world needs. I change quickly, without warning the woman you've met five minutes ago isn...
    CinnamonCat CinnamonCat 18-21, F Mar 6

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    I am a former self doubter/put downer/"Woe is me" self absorbed angsty type a guy. I have recovered from using my ADHD, depression and anxiety to ever progress to succeeding...
    EmptyBlack EmptyBlack 31-35, M Mar 16

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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 1 Response Mar 1

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    I am trying to recover from my self-harming addiction and yes you can become addicted to it. I feel the need to cut myself anytime something goes wrong and it is so hard to hold...
    theultimatesashacourtney theultimatesashacourtney 13-15, F Mar 15

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    Growing up i never had any real friends, I was always that loner kid who would just sit alone and talk to himself just waiting for the day to go by. Obviously I got bullied and...
    RXDX RXDX 16-17, M 2 Responses 5 days ago

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    (Backstory: I became pregnant as a result of losing 18hours where I was drugged and raped.) I had to have a repeat (surgical) abortion yesterday because the first one, that was 2...
    Anubis111 Anubis111 22-25, T Mar 17

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    Mental disorders aren't adjectives. You can't just say "Oh my God, I was depressed yesterday" or "She's so bipolar". It's also not a joke. You can't just laugh at someone and call...
    BlackRosesAmongLilies BlackRosesAmongLilies 13-15 7 Responses Mar 18

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    Ok so it's growing. I know it's coming. The last few days I have been so insanely frustrated and irritable - like the energy that fuels a child's tantrums. Now I'm feeling that...
    LowRise LowRise 41-45, M 2 Responses Mar 9

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    Feeling really motivated today! After a horrible weekend of eating non-stop, I'm finally recovering from it. Two more pounds and I'll be where I was before the weekend! I'm...
    MissSheila MissSheila 16-17, F 1 Response a week ago

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    I believe people must come together so that they can manage to discuss things that really affect them and help those who are in need, and one way of achieving this is by being...
    dns1 dns1 26-30, M Mar 23

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    Let's just say there should be a split between the adult world and the child world. I don't want stories from children infiltrating my feed, it's like they are mushrooms..and have...
    Hugmybear Hugmybear 46-50, F 3 Responses 5 days ago

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    1. My favorite color is blue like my hair 2. I don't have siblings 3. I love italian food 4. I'm from Puerto Rico 5. I'm Pisces 6. I weigh like 90 pounds 7. I'm 22 8. I'm 5...
    AndreaCulea AndreaCulea 22-25, F 4 hrs ago

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    I had a vague dream. . . I'm not %100 sure it was a dream since I was lying in my bed awake but I was in a waiting room, a small grey room with about twenty or so chairs, about 7...
    OneHowlToTheMoon OneHowlToTheMoon 22-25, M 6 hrs ago

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