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I Want to Recover From Bulimia and Depression

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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 8 Responses Feb 5, 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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    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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    xoxoCharlierose xoxoCharlierose 22-25, F Nov 7, 2014

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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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    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 struggle day in day out just like many others. we hide behind the wall we build, shielding from everyone near us. I usually am on my own because I push everyone away or they...
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    No, I can't say I'm battle depression because I'm not. At least not right now. These days, last year, were the worst days of my life. I didn't know what to do with my life, I didn...
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    I'm not sure if I'm 34 or 35 without doing the math...but I am sure that I'm in the saddest, most depressed time of my life. I've struggled with depression for nearly my entire...
    denvyl denvyl 31-35, M 4 Responses 6 hrs ago

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    itzme12345 itzme12345 22-25, F 9 hrs ago

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    Hi, my name is Bobbie Jean Chiasson and last Friday there was this black man that let his pit-bull go and he attacked me because the man did not like what I am. I am a 64 year old...
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    I hope u enjoy my story, and if u reply I show u part 2!!! Saturday 1:00 afternoon Bew! Bew! “Yah, take that sucker!” I screamed at the screen while...
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    Feeling unable to function With no cures located Can rattle us often And rob us of motivation Which leads to homeless And for the caring That can cause rage Even if a...
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    Thought things where getting better and deleted the app for a while, and now it's all gone down hill again. I'm fed up of going from highs to lows extremely quick. I with my...
    aimsdisneyox aimsdisneyox 18-21, F 4 Responses 15 hrs ago

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    It was 4 years back when i wanted to conquer the world. I started drawing as a kid and at 12 discovered my artistic abilities when i would create something and be appreciated for...
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    It was 4 years back when i wanted to conquer the world. I started drawing as a kid and at 12 discovered my artistic abilities when i would create something and be appreciated for...
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    Every time I look at myself in the mirror I feel like I'm suffocating. I'm just so unhappy with myself. An extremely intense wave of just straight self hatred comes over me every...
    underwaterlilly underwaterlilly 16-17, F 3 Responses 22 hrs ago

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    I loved a guy whom i did not even know a thing or remember a thing about him. He says that we met when we were still children but i cannot bring myself to tell him i don't recall...
    Nyata Nyata 18-21, F 1 day ago

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    that would be really cool. I belive that a guy and a girl just can be friends, but often, sooner or later someone want more from the other...
    blueskybutterfly blueskybutterfly 18-21, F 3 days ago

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    I overcame suicidal depression when I was probably 25. My experience has been horrific. My suicide attempts were no easy way,"pop 50 pills" or a simple wrist cut. No I actually...
    WokenandOpen WokenandOpen 31-35, M 2 Responses 5 days ago

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    This depression sucks everything I have that is suppose to be enjoyable and fills it with sadness, guilt, anger, and everything i don't want. It destroys me with thoughts I don't...
    brknsilence79 brknsilence79 31-35, F 4 Responses 6 days ago

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    This is how my husband takes me. It's his favorite position. :) when he takes me this way it reminds me who the boss is!
    MistiA MistiA 26-30, F 1 Response 6 days ago

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    I think I've finally realized this is a lifelong struggle. I had my head so deep in sobriety I didn't even see it coming and bam' right back to square one. ****. I'm so over this.
    ESORockets ESORockets 26-30, M 6 days ago

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    I think it's time for an update on my life now. I've been here for awhile and anyone who's known me for awhile knows that my EP account was made out of depression and I used it to...
    akaShaun akaShaun 16-17, M 5 Responses Jul 24

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    I suffer from Bi Polar depression. When I was first diagnosed with depression, they diagnosed me with chronic depression which is depression caused by the fact that somebody wants...
    AnyExperience AnyExperience 13-15, F Jul 24

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    I want to get help, to get better. I know I'll do that. I'm just always scared that someday I'll end up in the hospital or mental health ward and end up costing my family a lot of...
    starling156 starling156 18-21, M 3 Responses Jul 22

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    This statement for me is not yet true but that doesn't mean it never will be. There are times when I think to my self "Amber, stop kidding your-self, you have been depressed for...
    amberblueford15 amberblueford15 13-15, F Jul 22

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    For as long as I could remember everything has always been a struggle. Even now everything is a struggle, I don't know what it feels like to not struggle. I just want to escape it...
    chy08 chy08 22-25, F 2 Responses Jul 22

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    svthor svthor 18-21, M 1 Response Jul 20

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    Recovery was going very well. For two weeks I had no minor/major breakdowns & no suicidal thoughts. I thought things were finally "getting better". Then my mother ruined it. My mom...
    suicidalbieber suicidalbieber 16-17, F 1 Response Jul 19

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    It was 4 years and she left. Kinda mutual. 7 months into the relationship I discovered she was in secret contact with a long time FWB. No evidence to support physical, but clearly...
    Zebographix Zebographix 61-65, M 1 Response Jul 18

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    how2stayyoung how2stayyoung 51-55, M Jul 18

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    You can conquer depression. I chose the experience above as I want this story to be posted on the search string. I want people to know that when you are depressed it may feel like...
    riseandshine18 riseandshine18 26-30, F 3 Responses Jul 17

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    My sophomore year of high school I ran track and did drill team and dance. I ended up hurting my quad one morning kicking in drill team without stretching, and then when I went to...
    Justventingg Justventingg 18-21, F Jul 16

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    I have lost my job due to missing about 7 days of work. I missed because I "lost a battle" so to speak with this depression. I wasn't out partying or doing anything fun. So...
    SweetSpiritEnergy SweetSpiritEnergy 26-30 2 Responses Jul 15

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    MorningRose10 MorningRose10 31-35, F 1 Response Jul 15

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    This was removed..putting it back.A moment this man had;a moment you see…Written in this moment is much mystery…This moment in time;I buried a part of me…I...
    nocool nocool 41-45, M 1 Response Jul 14

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