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
    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
    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
    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
    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
    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
    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
    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
    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
    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
    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


    I try ti stop throwingb up adn now it comesup byitslef
    deleted deleted
    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
    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
    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
    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
    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
    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


    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
    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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