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I Want to Recover From Bulimia and Depression

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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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

    Hello, im the new kid!will introduce my self viral! have been stuggling with that issue almost 9 years! Never realized the time! Been to doctors but never achieved to finish my...
    lilcici90 lilcici90 22-25, F Aug 8

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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 Jul 24

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    I just flushed my blades and I plan to tell my therapist when I see her in a few days. I really want to recover and I hope I can.
    waffles0113 waffles0113 13-15 Jul 29

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    I want to get out of my depression. Already decided to try to et out of it, but I know I will need help from others. I have always had ups and downs but could never see anything in...
    RedUnderground RedUnderground 16-17, M 1 Response Aug 12

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    This is horrid :( I get the summer off to spend time with the kids and I break my ankle in a mountain (on a trip too) and now I am on my 3 rd week of recovery. The kids are bored...
    kel25 kel25 26-30 Aug 8

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    If you've seen any of my posts, you'd know that I haven't been the most positive person lately. I'm ready now to accept the fact that I'm going to be hated by a lot of people and I...
    IamGods IamGods 13-15, F 3 days ago

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    This guy I know told me that he would let me fix for free, no strings attached. He told me that all I would have to do would be to show up. I went over to his house and he had lots...
    rpdbyblk rpdbyblk 18-21, T 2 Responses Jul 29

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    I'm nearing 30. This isn't some angst teen thing. I've tried to "snap out of it" since I was about 10. The thing is, yeah, I could blame it on the stuff that's happened to me in...
    whoreallycares85 whoreallycares85 26-30, F 1 Response Aug 6

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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 1 Response Jul 22

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    Wanna kill yourself? Imagine this. You come home from school one day. You've had yet another horrible day. You're just ready to give up. So you go to your room, close the door...
    Vickypearl Vickypearl 13-15, F 4 Responses Aug 4

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    Sometime I am scared to be happy, because if I am happy I feel it will be taken from me and I will just fall from a higher points. At least when I numb myself they can't hurt me.
    TroyPaladin TroyPaladin 36-40, M Aug 10

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    And I feel like my life is over. I just want to kill myself.
    failure86 failure86 26-30, F 1 Response Aug 12

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    Getting real tired of it taking so long to meet minds like my own. Endlessly scrolling through experiences and profiles, scrutinizing every detail that a person shows of their self...
    MohnJarston86 MohnJarston86 22-25, M 1 Response 23 hrs ago

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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 Jul 22

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    I Was in a 7 year relationship (I was 17 he was 25 when we met),And in the beginning it was great (or so I Naively thought....) but slowly he became controlling,demanding and what...
    Naggi12 Naggi12 26-30, F 1 Response Jul 25

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    Anyone stop drinking and doing drugs cold turkey after being ****** up( outside work )for over three years? Or what self help steps did you take?
    amsfee amsfee 22-25, F 1 Response Jul 26

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    It's pathetic, but every day I pray that he calls or texts me. Every. Day. Sad
    Rojayazul Rojayazul 36-40, F 4 Responses Jul 27

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    Time to wake up and kicks life's ***! :)
    TeddyOrTeddie TeddyOrTeddie 13-15, M Aug 1

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    My BF/ fiancé of 12 years had an emotional affair. I'm so hurt and was blind sided by this. He says it's done and he loves me, it was a month of purely texts then one day he said...
    jeslynn26 jeslynn26 31-35, F 5 days ago

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    I'm in a normal weight range now, but I still weigh myself every day. 104 is good 105 is not. Is this the typical experience?
    married1987 married1987 41-45, F 1 Response 3 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 Jul 23

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    It's hard to remember when compare my life to others that I am comparing my "behind the scenes" to their "highlight reel"
    TroyPaladin TroyPaladin 36-40, M Aug 10

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    So I'm going to move up the date of my suicide plan to the 20. I'm really sorry to whoever supported me but I ain't feelin it
    slippingunder slippingunder 13-15, F 2 Responses 22 hrs ago

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    There's literally nothing I look forward to in life anymore
    slippingunder slippingunder 13-15, F 17 hrs ago

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    I have come to realize that I am not accepted by those I love the most, my family and now have decided that I am not going to spend my time worrying about what they think of me...
    quietbeauty quietbeauty 31-35, F Aug 2

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    To all teenagers such as myself: Our generation loves to complain about inexistent struggles. We direct so much of our attention to things like popularity, social status and...
    alviseb alviseb 16-17, M 1 Response 5 days ago

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    I have clinical depression, not enough neurotransmitters. Not to mention in the past few years I have seen some ****. But, I was just recovering from my depression. I was getting...
    LonelyIncubus LonelyIncubus 16-17, M 2 Responses Aug 10

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    Disclaimer : It's gonna be boring! 1. I have a very long name ( don't ask me, I would not reveal) 2. Shanaiya is part of my name 3. I'm mixed - Chinese(20%) Indian(20%) Turkish...
    shanaiya24 shanaiya24 22-25, F 2 Responses Jul 27

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    Idk how to even start this this is my first post on here and I'm basically writing because I have nobody to talk to. All these ppl who claim they love me always want me to be there...
    Mjkittycass1985 Mjkittycass1985 26-30, F 6 Responses Aug 4

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    1.) I have severe major depression. (No that doesn't mean I'm always depressing okay) 2.) I'm actually pretty hilarious in person if you hang out with me, online I'm a bit more to...
    MorbidMorals MorbidMorals 18-21, F 1 Response 5 days ago

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    My name is Donald and I am 24 years old. I am two classes short of my bachelors degree in Parks and Recreation Management. I've been married for 5.5 years, we recently moved from...
    KnaisGuy KnaisGuy 22-25, M 1 Response 5 days ago

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    Or the concept I would like my two glasses of wine every single night for my coronary heart ailment...(most of this is genuine, but it's not a physiological coronary heart problem...
    Anthony825d5cr0 Anthony825d5cr0 31-35, M 1 Response 14 hrs ago

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    It's really sad with all the money and fame that he still felt bad enough that he didn't want to live anymore. He was a well loved celebrity. Goes to show you that true depression...
    455cargirl 455cargirl 36-40, F 3 Responses Aug 11

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    I've been suffering from acute depression for years. I've hidden my illness for a long time because I figured that It would go away as I grow older. However, that has not been the...
    agathashelly agathashelly 26-30, F 1 Response a week ago

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    I want to stop taking my meds. They don't help...I've been on them since 2011. I've become lazy and increasingly lethargic from my depression lately and I have been taking them...
    thedokken thedokken 22-25, F 4 Responses Jul 21

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    I am sufferibg from bulimia. I don't have body image issues. This was a trained behavior. I feel like I walk a tight rope trying not to slip . I feel the urge to purge all the time...
    Alylovespuppies Alylovespuppies 16-17, F 1 Response Aug 1

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    I had another story up on here about when I was molested, but then decided if I am going to make a habit of posting my life stories on here, that story is not the one I want to be...
    Shellback1992 Shellback1992 41-45, M 3 Responses 1 day ago

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    I've always had the ability to know when someone close to me has passed away in addition to y other empathic abilities. I get extremely lethargic, often passing out in odd places...
    queenkate07 queenkate07 22-25, F 1 Response Jul 21

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    For the past 4 years I have suffered from major depression, yes diagnosed. I have had 2 friends kill themselves which impacted me big. Family issues. Friend issues. Religion...
    tessareedy tessareedy 16-17, F 2 Responses Jul 30

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    This is my goal. Having been recovering from anorexia binge-purge subtype I've really just wanted to have my life fall into place. While in treatment you really work hard to erase...
    caitcaitc caitcaitc 18-21, F 5 days ago

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    Well today I woke up feeling okay. I always feel very comfortable when Im sleeping. Sleep & music