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I Want to Recover From Bulimia and Depression

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 45 People

    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    I have previously written about being depressed a couple of years ago and am happy to report that I have completely recovered. I am making friends and have found the small things...
    Lifeisgreat98 Lifeisgreat98 16-17, F 3 Responses Apr 12

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    How can i sleep more hours per day? I suffer from severe depression since my country destroyed brutally my life, and now not even medication improves it. There is no way out. The...
    tikne tikne 26-30 6 days ago

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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 2 Responses Mar 28

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    I'm finally getting better but I was wondering if anyone else has had a binging problem following the weeks after they began recovery? I got put on a strict meal plan and all my...
    belhowwol belhowwol 16-17, F Apr 13

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    I am new to this and would like to share my story. 2 months ago i ended my 11 month relationship with my first love, a girl who i considered my world, treasured and adored. i am...
    Amnesiac93 Amnesiac93 18-21, M Apr 8

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    I had shoulder surgery 12 days ago...bone spurs, arthritis, etc, and I am in EXCRUCIATING pain!! The pain has gotten worse the past two days. I layed in the recliner last night and...
    Bubblez2020 Bubblez2020 36-40, F 1 Response 2 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 Mar 27

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    It's been some time now ...I often wondered why it ended so quickly after 15 months together my last love , I gave my heart to her, we had no fights I thought things were working...
    joophomme joophomme 46-50, M 1 Response 4 days ago

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    People I barely know see I am depressed and they are worried for me. They go out of their way to ask if I'm doing okay and if I need anything. What scares me is that my parent's...
    inaweek inaweek 18-21, F Apr 11

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    I broke my streak... it was April 2nd exactly 11 months of being clean. I ****** it all up and cut up my entire stomach with those same weak safety scissors. Even though the...
    MorbidRainbow MorbidRainbow 13-15, F Apr 4

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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 Mar 26

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    I genuinely can't find a reason to keep going. They say the depression won't last forever. And I used to believe that because it would go away. But it never failed to come back...
    inaweek inaweek 18-21, F 2 Responses Apr 11

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    I'm in the middle of packing everything that reminds me of my ex in a box. this includes a bday and Christmas gift he gave me. a photo from our last date. homecoming photo and...
    areid13 areid13 16-17 5 days ago

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    For those of you who didn't believe that I overdosed here's a pic of me in the hospital. For those of you who were encouraging me to kill myself or saying mean things. **** you...
    Rosaalie Rosaalie 18-21, F 5 Responses 2 days ago

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    it's not exactly what I want to feel inside. it doesn't seems right. feel so empty
    uglyskull uglyskull 13-15, F 1 Response 2 days ago

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    I want to feel appreciated like i matter not that i am simply someone that keeps the apartment from looking like a war zone, and cooks better than he does. I don't want to be...
    confusednormalness confusednormalness 18-21, F Apr 9

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    it really ****** me off I feel as if it has all been a bunch of bullshit me myself &I ONLY Wasting time day in and day out 247 7 days a week 24 hours a day &That's honestly...
    SweetTwistedNcrazyTK SweetTwistedNcrazyTK 22-25, F 2 Responses Apr 9

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    I am blessed I have 5 beautiful kids a loving devoted partner, but I want more I want to get out there and see the world and find myself again, I want to do something else I love.
    singlemumof5ive singlemumof5ive 31-35, F 1 Response 1 day ago

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    Is it selfish of me...to want too much? Shouldn't I just be thankful for everything I've got? I am so blessed after all. Why do I feel the need to ask for even more? Those are all...
    shannonymous shannonymous 18-21, F 1 Response Apr 8

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    who wants to get back at their husbands?
    ClearlyNotGarySpeed ClearlyNotGarySpeed 18-21, M 1 Response Apr 9

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    He knows he can't have his cake and eat it too. Therefore he's backing away. I know he's not the one for me but it hurts so bad to be shunned by someone (who likes me back) who...
    freetobeme23 freetobeme23 22-25, F 1 Response Apr 10

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    I was depressed about lots of things and bad a few years ago and my family helped me to realize. I am lots better now with therapy and meds. Also, I found my life purpose in being...
    Christian02 Christian02 22-25, F 1 Response Apr 12

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    I used to be REALLY psychotic, I'm trying to change that.
    northhatesyou northhatesyou 13-15, F 1 Response Apr 9

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    Picked up these babies at work today. I have 100 of these little guys. And they're even “sterilized by gamma radiation.” Fancy. I've been craving to have a razor near by. Maybe...
    Ha12mo17y Ha12mo17y 26-30, F 1 Response a week ago

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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 Mar 28

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    It makes me feel so pathetic, lazy, dirty, and stupid.
    Ihaveanaccount Ihaveanaccount 18-21 Apr 4

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    Last time when I went to the Dr and had my medication switched to effexor I was diagnosed with Major Depressive Disorder
    rainyday10 rainyday10 22-25, M 1 Response Apr 5

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    Anyone in Vegas? Accepting all apps lol
    NaughtybyNature24 NaughtybyNature24 22-25, M Apr 12

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    **** I ate too much... :'( I'm trying to recover from bulimia... I don't want to feel like this. :'(
    MrCutBleedSmile MrCutBleedSmile 18-21, M 4 days ago

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    I 2005 I had a daughter in law and grand daughter killed by a drunk driver and soon after that I had a heart attack that almost killed me brought on by the accident. Then in 2007 I...
    Chuckr6 Chuckr6 66-70, M 3 Responses Apr 15

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    im currently recovering from a 10 year heroin addiction. from the ages of 15 to 27 i was a hardcore addict ,mostly prostituting and then just panhandling because i couldnt live...
    foxyoxy123 foxyoxy123 26-30, F 1 Response Apr 7

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    I got a shot of steroids yesterday. I now realize a lot of my inertia and depression is physical. I feel so much better, not just because it helped me recover from bronchitis, but...
    Harley53 Harley53 61-65, F 2 Responses 3 days ago

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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 1 Response Mar 27

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    Depression and stress are diseases. We all feel sad but depression is sadness without any concrete reason. It is often triggered after a traumatic experience and doesn't happen to...
    daeneryss daeneryss 26-30, F 5 Responses Apr 13

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