I Want to Stop Being Bulimic

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    Where To Go From Here

    About 5 years ago I became bulimic after having an issue with my body. Prior to that, I had been on diet pills, not eating, and working out a lot to try to get my body to the size I wanted. I have never been "fat". At the time I had been dating a guy who was very controlling...
    Lynn86 Lynn86
    26-30
    3 Responses Jun 14, 2012

    This Time

     its been almost a month this time. i have not vomited. i watch my calories carefully. but am not pucking. am 38 yrs old. i have been doing this 4 over 22 yrs. it has taken over my life. it has to end. am about 5'5 n barely 100 lbs , i feel like **** most of the time. i...
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    2 Responses Oct 12, 2009

    I Am In The Middle Of A Binge Right Now

    i am 14 years old 5 feet 6 inches tall and 123 pounds. doesn't sound that terrible does it? well, it is because i am bulimic. i am fat and nasty and alone. you dont understand the hell that i go through every single day of my life. i am either starving or so full that i am going...
    cheechee2008 cheechee2008
    13-15
    Jan 23, 2011

    I Really Need Some Support

    Well i have recently decided that two years of being bulimic is not okay anymore! I really need help. It all started when i wanted to look skinny for my boyfriend, now we are broken up and i am depressed and i really haven't told anyone but my ex when we were dating and my best...
    kiwi2389 kiwi2389
    18-21
    1 Response Nov 24, 2010

    I Really Need Some Support

    Well i have recently decided that two years of being bulimic is not okay anymore! I really need help. It all started when i wanted to look skinny for my boyfriend, now we are broken up and i am depressed and i really haven't told anyone but my ex when we were dating and my best...
    kiwi2389 kiwi2389
    18-21
    Nov 24, 2010

    Trying To Recover From Bulimia, The In's And Out's (brace Yourself Its A Long One)

    This is'nt a resolution, this isn't advice, this is only one victum who's observed her own "progress" or what have you in trying to fight bulimia. I've ben bulimic for 7 years. I cannot find a way to stop. When I was 16 I joined a "modeling agency" called Barbizon. Now before I...
    user319 user319
    22-25
    2 Responses Jan 12, 2012

    I Hate This Struggle

    i am 17 right now and as long as i remenber ive always been obsessed with being skinny. ive been bulimic for almost a year now and its only getting worse... im having touble purging cause it doesnt come out or as fast as it used to. i really want to stop and tried but gave in. im...
    holley123 holley123
    16-17, F
    Jan 20, 2010

    I Feel Controlled!

    I always struggled with my weight while growing up.  When I started college I found less and less time to eat so I lost a lot of weight.  I went from 180 lbs down to 113 lbs.  I felt so beautiful and great but it was impossible to keep restricting myself from food...
    AAW126 AAW126
    18-21
    1 Response Jul 20, 2009

    15 Years Old

    I'm farely new to being Bulimic. I've been doing it for about a year and a half. These past two months it has gotten pretty bad. Not only after ever meal do I force myself to vomit i also do it after i have a sad feeling or and empty feeling. Sometimes i think I have mental...
    anonymous228 anonymous228
    13-15
    Nov 27, 2012

    Bitter Sweet Thing.

    I have had bulimia for 7 years and I want to stop.  So far I have weened myself off of bulimia and have been clean for two weeks now.  I hope to God I continue to do this.
    WoundsAreWaysToRevealUs WoundsAreWaysToRevealUs
    22-25
    2 Responses Apr 19, 2010

    Bless Her.

    well i'm not bulimic, but i have a very dear, great best friend who is. weve always spoke about being fat, but i never thought she'd do somehting like this. we was drunk & in a party when she blurted out "i make myself sick" whilst in a private conversation. I...
    jessica22 jessica22
    16-17
    4 Responses Mar 12, 2009

    I don't want to be bulimic anymore.

    But I do. But I don't. Uggg. It's messing up my health. I have a constant sore throat even though I haven't purged in two days and it only gets worse when I eat. My stomach is bloated if I eat anything even a cracker. My teeth are transparent and very sensitive. My skin is...
    BrokeAssBxtch BrokeAssBxtch
    18-21, F
    Dec 2, 2014

    I've Stopped But I Still Struggle.

    I've stopped completely. It's been many many months since I've done anything yet I still struggle. Some days the idea to go back pops up and I have to remind myself how far I've come. I still struggle with low self esteem and peoples words still ring in my head sometimes but I'm...
    viravenreaper viravenreaper
    22-25, F
    2 Responses Feb 17, 2011

    Cant

    I try ti stop throwingb up adn now it comesup byitslef
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    Feb 4, 2013

    My Bulimia

    It's been 7 years, I'm done with this disease. Or i would be if i wasnt so fat.
    erca erca
    18-21
    1 Response Dec 5, 2011

    I Should Be Over This By Now!

     I had an intervention, I got help, i went to therapy, i was medicated, and everyone knew about my problem.  cut to the present...........I am married to my wonderful husband, I have beautiful children, I have a job as a womens advocate where I actually do counseling and...
    ERHill ERHill
    26-30, F
    4 Responses Jan 9, 2011

    I Wont

    its been months now since i have given in to bulimia, its always there in the back of my mind though. i think just once , just this one time. but i know one time will just lead to another time n another. i promised my granddaughter on the day she was born never to  make...
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    2 Responses Apr 21, 2010

    I Hate Being Bulimic

    I started being bulimic when I was 9 years old. I had a very abusive childhood. I am what you would call a binge bulimic if there was one. I quit when I was in my twentys. In Nov of 2007 I started a weight loss program for prediabetes. My mom got sick in Dec and passed away Jan...
    popcorn46 popcorn46
    46-50
    2 Responses Jul 25, 2009

    My Story.

    When I was little I used to not care what I ate. Me and my grandma went out to eat every Sunday after church. I was just overweight about 10-15lbs for my height and wanted to change. I looked up ways online and it started with healthier eating than one day i broke and overate on...
    Lizzy9933 Lizzy9933
    16-17, F
    Dec 9, 2012

    Why Me...

    I don't speak english very good but I hope you will understand what I mean. So.. I'm from Poland. I still live here... in country where anybody can help me. I was so ******* happy girl. I had dreams... I wanted to believe in happiness and love. I dont have boyfriend because I'm...
    xnatashka xnatashka
    18-21, F
    2 Responses Jan 1, 2013

    Need Help

    i have been bulimic for about 3 months. its gotten worse aand worse as time goes on and its so scary. i am geting so depressed and my whole family knows i am depessed but they do not know im bulimic and there is just absolutely no way i can tell them. i want to talk to someone...
    clue519 clue519
    16-17
    12 Responses Feb 3, 2011

    Living Life For Me

    I am on the road to recovery after three years of pain and suffering.I am living for myself now nad I realize that no matter what:fat,skinny,tall,short,whaterve.Iam beautiful.Iatill struggle everyday.There are always triggers but I'm definetly looking on the brighter side of...
    viravenreaper viravenreaper
    22-25, F
    Apr 27, 2009

    Im Bulimic And Im Stopping Tonite!!!!

    Its been about 1 year and 2 months since ive been bulimic. It all started after i got my jaws unwired and then starting swimming again. Because i broke my jaw, they wired it shut and i couldn't eat any food at all, only liquified foods. I lost like 15 lbs and i felt great...
    nothackingwarrock nothackingwarrock
    16-17
    Apr 1, 2010

    My Best Friend, And Worst Nightmare

    I have been bulimic for over 6 years.  I cannot believe it.  It started off with me just eating too much - and then realizing I could throw it up.  Then, that sick, twisted cycle began.  I have always struggled with my self image, and weight.  I have...
    Janelle24 Janelle24
    22-25, F
    Jan 4, 2010

    Bulimia

    its been over 4 months i have not given in to bulimia, after 22 yrs of struggleing w/ it.now at 39 barely 100 lbs i'am getting control of bulimia once again. some days its so hard, but i cant n i wont let bulimia rule my life anymore.
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    Apr 18, 2010

    Stopping Purging Is Only Half Of It

    I think if you just stop purging it doesn't necessarily fix things. You are still unhappy but just not throwing up. I don't think that bulimia causes all the misery. I think I am unhappy and it makes me want to purge. So fixing the "other" stuff is actually more important and...
    tornado6 tornado6
    51-55, F
    2 Responses Aug 4, 2012
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