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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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    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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    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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    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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    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 had a bad repetitive strain injury as a result of being a guitarist studying music at university. It forced me to quit school in my final year. To complicate things, I also lost...
    AJWalton AJWalton 22-25, M 1 Response Apr 6

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    This is an email from one of my friends, sent yesterday. Because of its impact and deeply powerful message, I wish to share it with you, in the hopes this might give you the...
    TNTandCHOCOLATE TNTandCHOCOLATE 31-35 2 days ago

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    always here if someone needs advice or help or anything concerning recovering from an eating disorder, relapsing, etc. I'm happy to help!
    kissthedeadly kissthedeadly 18-21, F Apr 9

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    I'm recovering from the years of abuse, lost friends, hateful words, self harm, neglect, and most of all; no one caring. I'm ready to fight until I'm happy. It's time to be the...
    Wishingtobegone Wishingtobegone 13-15, F 3 days ago

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    I have been battling depression for nine years now. Despite my efforts to hide my self injury, my parents eventually found out. It happened when I was at my friends house, figured...
    tayelizabeth tayelizabeth 18-21, F 4 Responses 1 day ago

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    Well, im in recovery again. eating is a sometimes ok thing. Some days im hungry and give in, other days anna's in control. i cant wait to be rid of this eating disorder once and...
    wishingforrecovery wishingforrecovery 16-17, F Apr 3

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    Well I just want to post that some time has passed and I have learned a lot. First I wake up every morning and I love the person staring back at me. I have integrity and a life...
    Sugar973 Sugar973 46-50, F 1 Response Apr 8

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    I suffer from depression anxiety and self harm. I have been on so many meds, begged for help and I will always be this way. I have always felt this way. I wish I was dead.
    Mangocupcakes Mangocupcakes 16-17, F Apr 13

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    My family doesn't understand what my sister and I are going threw...Yes i know they are worried and they care very much, and yes I know they don't want people in our house and want...
    SecretRocks SecretRocks 13-15, F 1 Response 2 days ago

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    I was in a 4 year battle with myself. I self harmed as a way to release the pain and remind myself that I still have the ability to feel. Also because I hated myself and wanted to...
    sydneyyumholtz sydneyyumholtz 16-17, F 1 day ago

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    Willing to trade just bored want to make friends
    pdxlouis pdxlouis 18-21, M Apr 3

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    My snapchat is "MuggleBread" if any other females want to trade. I've been looking for this opportunity.
    superpeep superpeep 26-30, F 2 Responses Apr 13

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    I will be 18 this coming October, but I feel like I have been wasting my life. I haven't really done anything. I mess around with my schoolwork, I'm a bit of a trouble maker, I...
    xBriarRoseRedx xBriarRoseRedx 16-17, F 1 Response 6 days ago

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    I want to change people life's. Help them, why is this world so cruel. So many wars, so much greed.
    Pearlmann Pearlmann 18-21, M 1 day ago

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    I want to be able to make a difference
    ariannexo ariannexo 18-21, F 1 day ago

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    I am tired of this robotic routine I live in, I want to do more, see more and be more! I want to not just live day to day but have something to really live for ✊
    lovingmeyousee lovingmeyousee 16-17, F 1 day ago

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    Nothing feels as good as when I've brought my food back up
    miaftw miaftw 26-30, F 1 Response Mar 24

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    Depressed after a b/p session
    miaftw miaftw 26-30, F 1 Response Mar 27

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    I'm giving it up and doing Atkins instead!
    miaftw miaftw 26-30, F Mar 30

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    Day one of Atkins and I'm already dreaming if b/p.
    miaftw miaftw 26-30, F Mar 31

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    I stopped, put on weight, need to restrict
    miaftw miaftw 26-30, F Apr 5

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    I wish I could forget the memories of being molested by my step grandfather and how he would have me and my siblings touch each other sick bastard
    Reynastaxx Reynastaxx 26-30, F Apr 10

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    I pray to god that my son never gets molested I will murder someone
    Reynastaxx Reynastaxx 26-30, F Apr 10

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    I'm 3 years restriction, over exercising, and purge-free this year.
    octopieyes octopieyes 18-21, F Mar 27

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    I just can't do this whole life thing anymore so to those who find happiness in others pain congratulations you have finally broke me and I give up
    NoahBarwell4 NoahBarwell4 13-15, M 1 Response Apr 15

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    Any women wanna trade? Pm me ;)
    coreystricks coreystricks 18-21, M Mar 28

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    Any women willing to send naked pics, my snapchat is : teddychocobar and will send pics back :)
    Teddychocobar Teddychocobar 22-25, M Apr 2

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    Does this really work? I know girls will send pics to guys (they have with me) but not complete and total strangers...right?
    BigTexDfw BigTexDfw 31-35, M 1 Response Apr 2

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    Does this really work? I know girls will send pics to guys (they have with me) but not complete and total strangers...right?
    BigTexDfw BigTexDfw 31-35, M Apr 2

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    k i. K me girl sexy pics 11-17 im hot af
    kingce kingce 18-21, M 1 Response Apr 9

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    Lesbian here, 19, curvy, sexy and all woman ;) add me ladies xxxx
    LocalM LocalM 18-21, F 4 Responses Apr 13

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    I'll return with whatever ur little heart desires
    Honestandsimple Honestandsimple 18-21, M 4 days ago

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    Ever felt like you don't know what to do? Besides working, or going to school?
    stevenesz stevenesz 18-21, M 1 day ago

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    Do girls really send naked pics of themselves?
    schumy schumy 31-35, M 2 Responses 15 hrs ago

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    1) I've had brain surgery 2) I'm the 3rd youngest female to be a certified (American) football coach 3) I'm recovering from depression 4) I've successfully recovered from bulimia...
    hailtorg3 hailtorg3 16-17, F 2 Responses 5 days ago

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    I have suffered from an eating disorder for most of my life. I am 23 now. Anorexia developed in me when I was 10, by the time I was 15 it was severe and included bits of bulimia. I...
    Mslip Mslip 22-25, F 2 Responses a week ago

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    I have never received treatment despite diagnosis from a psychiatrist; however through treatment and medication for anxiety, depression and insomnia, as well as a general...
    fromlighttodarkness fromlighttodarkness 16-17, F 1 Response Mar 24

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    April 5. Detaching in Love. Detachment is a key to recovery from codependency. It strengthens our healthy relationships - the ones that we want to grow and flourish. It benefits...
    zeeva70 zeeva70 41-45, F Apr 5

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    1. I am a cynic. (And proud.) 2. I make hella good guacamole. 3. I have, undisputedly, phenomenal taste in music. 4. I suffer from bulimia, anorexia, anxiety, depression, and...
    mollycm mollycm 16-17, F Mar 24

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    I am like you. Depression has been my way of life ever since I can remember. I'm 46 years old. I'm a virgin, but proud of it although I am not proud of the fact that I've done...
    churchworker churchworker 46-50, F 2 Responses Apr 6

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    An eating disorder is what I have, anorexia. know what your going threw, I am on my 2nd recovery. I started because my mom called me fat all the time and always made fun of me...
    SecretRocks SecretRocks 13-15, F Apr 15

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    I'm tired of this and I want to get better. Anyone else with me? I found this in depth self help manual online and I'm going to give it a shot. I was wondering if anyone else wants...
    femmefatality femmefatality 22-25, F 2 Responses Apr 12

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    30 Things to Start Doing for Yourself #1. Start spending time with the right people. – These are the people you enjoy, who love and appreciate you, and who encourage you to...
    FluorideisPoison FluorideisPoison 22-25 4 days ago

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    April 3. Acceptance. Surrender to the moment. Ride it out and through, for all it's worth. Throw yourself into it. Stop resisting. So much of our anguish is created when we are...
    zeeva70 zeeva70 41-45, F 1 Response Apr 3

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