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Name: anne
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I am struggling with binge eating. All i do is eat all day and all night. I wake up and I eat, I go to bed and I eat. I think about food, dream about food...it is my life. It just seems easier to eat then to do anything else. I have no goals or dreams, i suffer from depression, and need some support from anyone out there
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Name: marie | Date: Jun 26th, 2005 1:12 AM
I felt so sad ready your post, you say you know you are depressed, have you sought help for that? You are eating to sooth yourself from emotional baggage you have. You need to rediscover who you are and what things you enjoy doing maybe it is things you have not tried but think you might like. get out and meet people. Make little goals each day and by making a couple of positive steps toward your goals you will see that you are a beuatiful person and deserve to feel and be happy. I wish you the best 

Name: krista | Date: Jul 23rd, 2005 12:04 AM
stop binging- eat healthy food, like fruit and veggies and lean protein with the occasional snack
and get motivated about life again- get a goal for yourself and push yourself until you achieve it- and don't quit 

Name: sol2000 | Date: Jul 29th, 2005 4:07 PM
i am a stay at home mom with two kids and one on the way. i am on my second trimester and all i do is eat and watch tv. i do not excersice nor walk at all. anyhow, after i stuff my self obviously i throw up. i had asked my doc if the baby was being hurt by me throwing up and he said not at all but, he did not know i was forcing my self to. i am beging to panic righ about now. help! 

Name: marie | Date: Aug 3rd, 2005 3:32 PM
i read your post and i seen myself in you.when i was 12 a very close family member whom i looked up to very much,molested me.as a result i suffered from bulimia.i never told anyone about the molestation or the bulimia,when i was 17 i met my now husband then boyfriend and confided in him.my whole life i have suffered with eating issues.at 18 when i got married i stopped the bulimia,but still binged and caused alot of weight gain.today i still binge eat and i feel like im the only one who has this disorder.i want to stop it because i dont want to pass these unhealthy eating habits to my children.i hope that i can be of some support to you. 

Name: jenn | Date: Aug 9th, 2005 1:07 AM
I have been battling an eating disorder for 20 years. About two years ago I began an eating disorder group. Today I can say I'm about 95% better. I went for quite along time, longer then even I thought I would go, but in the long run it was worth it, I was worth it and my son was worth it. The form of therapy I took was called cognitive behaviour therapy, it really worked for me. I think what's so frustrating and what makes us feel so powerless against this disorder is that it has so many layers. Please don't feel like your a failure, I think for myself I really had to learn what the layers where first before I could beat the problem. And for me, one layer was Anxiety. Take care of yourself, and treat yourself. 

Name: melina | Date: Oct 20th, 2005 1:09 AM
hey anne..I think we can talk about our problems and get into conclucion together? idk . i So wanna lose weight. 


Name: Jeana | Date: Oct 26th, 2005 6:20 PM
I know how you feel. I have suffered with an eating disorder now for 13 long hard years. I am yet to recover, but I don;t know if I ever will. I am obsessed about food and that is all i think about it seems 24/7. Have you been to a therapist yet? It may be a worth while thing to look into. I find when i have someone to talk to it helps. Also, try distracting yourself with something other than food such as crafts, a good movie or look for a job-even volunteer work. good luck! 

Name: Lilly | Date: Nov 2nd, 2005 4:11 AM
Hi, I have the same problem. I started college this year and have been binging and purging and I am really depressed. I have no freinds here and dont even want to be here. If you want to talk email me at [email protected] 

Name: Leah | Date: Nov 16th, 2005 2:37 AM
I love food with all my heart. It is all I think about!!! The first thing I think about when I wake up is ....what will I eat today? 

Name: Jen | Date: Nov 20th, 2005 7:10 PM
Anne - I am the same way. It is to the point where I hate the way my body feels. Now ,just shifting my ass on the couch is heavy, walking makes me breathe heavy, I avoid going out because none of my clothes hide me, and I can't even look people in the eye. But I still lock away in my room and eat for 8 hours straight... 

Name: mallorie | Date: Dec 6th, 2005 3:35 AM
hi everyone. im usually good about eating healthy and then on friday and saturdays i go all out between 3 and 4 and i just cant control myself 

Name: Jeanne | Date: Dec 28th, 2005 2:51 AM
I am overweight, too. Maybe it's boredom or procrastination, but I just can't seem to want to do anything but eat and nap. I get started or motivated to do something, but then get too exhausted and overwhelmed to follow through. I feel like I've been just going through the motions of life for 10+ years now. 

Name: lizzy | Date: Apr 7th, 2006 8:18 PM
I struggle with binge eating aswell. it's hard to deal with. maybe we can talk about it a lil more. do u have yahoo messenger? or an email address?? ^_^
--best wishes 4 u,
lizzy 

Name: Lisa | Date: Apr 9th, 2006 9:24 PM
My GOD you sound like me!!! I eat constantly too. It doesnt matter if Im hungry or not,most of the time Im not.I suffer from anxiety,depression and some agoraphobia.I cant hold a job because of it. Im in counseling but that doesnt really help much. 

Name: berlinbear | Date: Dec 22nd, 2007 1:51 AM
I can identify with your pain. I am here for the same reason. I am dealing with over weight (extremely) problems with my children, marriage depression. The only thing that makes me feel better is food. Now my health is being to suffer, I can't afford to take time off work to deal with it with a counslor I just need someone to talk to and support me. 

Name: Astarael | Date: Jan 4th, 2008 11:01 PM
I'm teh exact same way. If you ever want to talk, message me. [email protected] 

Name: vaioo | Date: Jan 15th, 2008 6:47 PM
What is your weight an how tall are you i know how bad things can get binge eating is just about the worse thing you can go trew witch way do you think your going down do you want to stop binging or do you want to losse weight ? i have a few tips to help witch helped me no curer but tips... 

Name: ann-lee | Date: Feb 27th, 2008 10:51 PM
I just joined today deciding that I needed to hear from others going through the same thing as me I have been going through the b/p cycle for quite some time now and am really looking to stop I go through good perod and then I seem to fall back into the same cycle. I was wondering if anyone had any suggestions for the first steps to take? Thanks :) 

Name: L.Thomas | Date: Apr 10th, 2008 12:57 AM
After googling eating disorders and coming across this forum I realized that i too suffer from binge eating. Food is all i think about. I am constantly planning meals, counting calories, and dieting. When i begin to feel anxious or stressed i binge. I eat until im literally sick to my stomach. That follows with a sense of hopelessness, its a viscious cycle. I can completely relate to what you have written. Any advice? 

Name: unsatiable | Date: May 7th, 2008 11:45 PM
I may not be of help to you but I certainly can identify with your issues. I have been depressed beyond comprehension since I have gained steadily 50lbs.. in the past 8 years. I am not approved for weightloss surgery unless,I pay outta pocket which is impossible really..I am actually selling my house so I maybe can muster the cash for lapband.. isnt that pathetic? i have become a hermit.. by choice.. due to no clothes.. the reaction from friends & family..like i dont see it myself in the mirror.. Im 5foot 1.. and now bigger round than tall.. let me know if sharing helps you.. I think it will help me hopefully 

Name: ingridsb | Date: May 14th, 2008 6:18 PM
hiii 

Name: ingridsb | Date: May 14th, 2008 6:19 PM
if somebody can say something to me for eating beter i will listen too
but this makes me very depresieves
[email protected] 

Name: bingeeater | Date: May 23rd, 2008 2:33 AM
i have the same problems alot of you are talking about. i used to be able to control how i ate...i would go 6 days a week on my eating plan of 1890 calories and working out for at least 60min a day and then have 1 day of eating whatever i wanted and not exercising. however, since about september i haven't been able to stick to once a week and i binge eat every few days. i think i might be depressed too and this pattern certainly doesn't help! i want to get back in control and stop hating myself. 

Name: blkcrwf1 | Date: May 27th, 2008 10:00 PM
i had my bulimia under control until i had a severe auto accident totaling my firebird. now im back to cutting myself and bulimia. no one in my family understands. i am now seeing a head shrink. i am apparently depressed....no kidding. all i do is cry sleep, and binge until i puke. 

Name: nicky168 | Date: May 28th, 2008 5:39 PM
Sounds like depression. Please get help - this is a treatable condition and you aren't likely to get what you need, from what you describe, here. 

Name: shadyrob | Date: Aug 2nd, 2008 2:54 PM
Hello all, I am very sad to hear about your disorders which all seem very similar, but I know for each person i something entirely different. Doctors and Psychologists are right in saying that will power can cure all eating disorders, but they typically fail to understand simply knowing the name of the disorder does not mean they can cure it. You have to know yourself to understand what you can do to fix your own problems. If you feel like your disorder is really hard or a simple reoccurring nuisance is totally specific to you. Don't let someone tell you to go on a diet or eat more. You have to get to know yourself and your body. 

Name: shadyrob | Date: Aug 2nd, 2008 3:02 PM
I have been gifted with a high metabolism, but I grew up eating junk food and fast food. I have over the past few years changed my food intake from meals centering around pizza and fried chicken to baked chicken and tuna. Did I lose lots of pounds? No because of two things. I am working out and building muscle which is good. The problem is that my dieting, my bad history in food tastes, and my tendency towards depression do cause me to think about food all the time. Usually I can get by on two snacks and two meals a day, but sometimes (varying from a few times a month to a few times a week) I suddenly have to eat alot. Sometimes I simply have to eat more of what I'm already eating as of late I have been having a problem with waking in the middle of the night to eat sweets. I am not saying that my eating disorders are greater or even comparable to the ones that you all have. 

Name: shadyrob | Date: Aug 2nd, 2008 3:11 PM
I am just saying that I know what you are feeling. Like you have some monster of a disorder that no one but you will ever understand. And for the most part, that would be true, but I am convinced that everyone and I mean EVERYONE can overcome their disorders with cognitive therapy. I in fact wish to help people physically and mentally working as a physical trainer and a cognitive behaviorist. Learn yourself. Know and understand your gifts and curses. Your abilities and disabilities. Stop thinking about what your are going to do tomorrow and think...if I wasn't going to wake up tomorrow what would I do with the time I had tonight. I have starting using that concept to keep myself motivated and keep myself positive, and bit by bit it is helping me. With this last long message I end saying, Don't give up! EVER! 

Name: katieG | Date: Jan 13th, 2009 2:07 AM
hi everyone im katie im 18 years old and weigh 265 pounds in the past month i gained 25 pounds when i get embarresed i eat till i pass out i have binge eating disorder i cant stop eating i just need someone who will pay attention to me with out makin fun of me its very hard to find clothes that fit me so my pants and shirts are always too small my fat hangs over my pants and my shirts al always to short no matter what size i get people laugh and torment me as of now im eating cause i was tortured in public it was so embaressing. 

Name: sari19 | Date: Mar 10th, 2009 6:16 PM
Hi, my name is Sarai. new here =). I really dnt know much about this binge disorder... i just hear of it. and well i think i might have it u know. I feel like you Anne, like eatig is the easier and only thing to do and i just cant stop eating even though i know im not supposted to i do it. Even though i know that probably i just ate i still eat again and again. i used to weight 140 pounds and right now im about the 200 pounds =(. And i dont like it because it really affects me not only physically but mentally u know my selfsteem n all dat! what do i do? =S 

Name: josie | Date: May 29th, 2009 10:22 PM
i have binged for a whole week now, i think this obbsessive eating is distroying my life..it feels like i have no control over it and when i feel fat and bloated i dont even go out like tonight!! 

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