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I Want To Stop Picking At My Skin

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    Has anyone here had success?

    I am feeling a bit hopeless and need some inspiration. Every year I say, by my birthday next year I'll have fixed this... I'm about to turn 19 and I am far from out of the woods. Any tips? Success?
    zabigail7783 zabigail7783 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 14, 2014

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    I don’t really remember the day I started picking at my skin, but the day I started is the day my life got worse. Worse why? Because not only am I self conscious about my weight...
    Gertrude95 Gertrude95 18-21, F 1 Response Jan 9

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    I've lost probably 15 pounds but it isn't good enough for me! I am so unhappy with my body, I feel unattractive. I weigh about 115, 5" 5' and I want to lose around 20 more pounds...
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    I want to walk into a clothing store, and find something I like in my size. I want to go into a restaurant and be able to sit in a booth. I want to wake up and not feel bloated...
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    I've never been skinny dipping but I've always wanted to.
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    I wish I were skinny. I'm 100 pounds and I hope I'll be losing more weight soon.
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    I'm not even close to being skinny, but I'm getting there. Friday I started a strict diet plan which includes drinking the recommended amount of water for my weight. Today I'm...
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    I have never really been happy with My life. I can never fully enjoy the good moments. I can never walk without feeling uncomfy. Its always there, in the back of My head Telling me...
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    I feel so fat. especially because all the other girls around me are so skinny and have perfect bodies. its so hard to lose weight and I'm trying everything from gyming to dieting...
    Rishay Rishay 18-21, F a week ago

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    I don't want boobs, I'd rather show my ribs and collarbones, I don't want a big butt, I'd rather show my hip bones and thigh gap, I don't want to be fat, I'd rather be light as a...
    MaciP MaciP 16-17, F 1 Response Jan 6

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    I want it so bad, I hate being fat, I hate hauling around this massive ugly lump of a body. I want a thigh gap, ribs you can count, a sharp collarbone, and a concave stomach. Call...
    SheSaid15 SheSaid15 13-15, F Jan 5

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    When you skip dinner, you wake up thinner.
    MaciP MaciP 16-17, F 3 Responses Jan 6

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    I mean I'm not fat tho, am I?
    Lolllipoop Lolllipoop 13-15, M 1 Response Jan 11

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    how do i starve when food tastes so good & im such a pig.
    uhkenz uhkenz 13-15, F 10 Responses Jan 13

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    less than 900 calories a day and working out like crazy. Lost 3 pounds so far and I hope this works
    kuroze343 kuroze343 16-17, F 2 Responses Jan 13

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    when I eat I'd always tell myself I had lost, but there's always tomorrow. then I realized I don't have control of tomorrow I have control of right now. I switch the food out for...
    kylizzle kylizzle 18-21, F 1 Response Jan 14

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    Please help me. I'm so fat and so tired of it. I have this really important wedding in October and need to eliminate at least 20 pounds. Can someone please help me
    justwannabpretty justwannabpretty 18-21, F 1 Response Jan 14

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    I'd love to but I've got nowhere to go do it unless I drive at a ridiculous hour to the beach
    RS120 RS120 18-21, M 1 Response a week ago

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    it seems fun I would do it once gotta live you only live once right?
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    i hate my body and want to be skinny.
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    EXPIRED though the shot hurt alot you seemed very relieved, you said now you will always come back to me . well A few years later I happened to run to far , I could not see you...
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    EXPIRED though the shot hurt alot you seemed very relieved, you said now you will always come back to me . well A few years later I happened to run to far , I could not see you...
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