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    Hi everyone. I’ve been struggling with many things for a few years, especially the past two since my Dad passed away. I didn’t have any support then and I turned to eating every night to tune out the pain. I feel like I need OA which I’ve been looking into, but I’m wondering what else I can do to feel better. Now that I’ve been doing this like every day for two years, my body feels very sick and after I eat too much my heart pounds like crazy. It feels scary because I dont know what the overeating may have done to my heart and the rest of my body, and I want to find out but my regular doctor can’t see me until next month, and my gi doctor cant see me til the 27th. I feel like I’m out here floundering around alone, not really knowing that to do or who to go to, and it feels really scary.

    This may be tmi, but part of my problem is that the eating is on top of severe, chronic constipation, and I’ve read that overeating can actually cause constipation, so I’ve been in a very painful endless loop of these two things for a long time. I feel so helpless and so sick and I have no idea how to better. (Aside from OA which I think will help alot)

    Has anyone ever gone through something like this and how did you cope and get better?

    #Overeating #heart #gastroproblems #ADD #Bipolar2 #ChronicPain #ChronicFatigue

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    Eating Disorder Progressing #BingeEatingDisorder #self -sabotage #selfharmregression

    I live in Mexico. Last year I was in rehab due to BPD and binge eating disorder. It’s been 5 months now that I’ve been in recovery and today I feel like I relapsed into depression. I’m eating way too much out of anxiety and I don’t find the motivation to live anymore. I’m so scared of this disease taking over me, I skipped my therapists appointment tonight and lied about it, I used my therapy money on food binges and I haven’t been eating healthy for the past 2 weeks. I’m going into previous bad habits that could slowly kill me. I should be thankful to be alive but somehow I’m just numb. I’m surviving, not living, and I feel like I’ll never be happy again. I’m scared to socialize, that I’ll be boring to my friends, I don’t even know how to talk to them anymore, I feel like I’m faking it, just being someone they want me to be. Even though I go to a 12 step group Overeaters Anonymous, I’m so in denial that I feel it isn’t working because I’m too fucking stubborn to change.

    Can anyone give me some motivation to change my mindset, please 🖤 #desperateforhelp #cryforhelp #BorderlinePersonalityDisorder #Overeating #bed #Loneliness #EmptinessIsHeavy

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    Fibromyalgia pain

    This morning the Fibro pain has again reared its ugly head- I hate when it starts my day,instead of ending my day( tho that's not nice to be hurting at bedtime,either!). Guess it's the below freezing temperature that's got it going. Don't you( those with fibro) just hate it when the fibro takes over even Before the day starts? It over comes the arthritis,the swollen feet & lower legs,the fitful sleep from the nite,and tired mind from having to deal with it & everything else on a daily basis. Even the pretty sunrise this morning gets hit. Big Sigh. Oh well,such is life when you are used to hurting All Over from an Invisible Disease. #Fibromyalgia ,#RA ,#oa ,#PTSD ,#GAD ,#Bipolar 2,#GERD ,#Insomnia ,#high Blood Pressure,#Allergies to most Everything,#sinusitis chronic,#Teeth problems( likely from meds been on for so long,acc.to dentist),#"covering" how I really am feeling,#bad dreams that carry over into the day,#restlessness ,#So many Meds,#dry Eye Syndrome,#Dermatitis -chronic,#Headaches ,Short term memory loss left over from ECT treatments,#Fibro Brain Fog,#sad ,#Overeating when illnesses take over too much,##Poor Self-Image,#Stagnant motivation,#chronic Talking to Myself-even Out Loud,#Talking & writing too much,#worry ,#Thinking of others instead of me,#people Pleaser,#Procrastination ,#Poor money management,#Ignoring important signs & Symptoms.

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    Just having yucky day

    Having re-occuring thoughts , remembering all the times people have let me down, judged me, dumped on me. I dont want to tell anyone how I feel. I know that makes no sense. I don't to upset/worry anyone. I just want to forget the memories that hurt, I want things to not be so hard suffocating.

    #MentalHealth #Depression #Anxiety #Overeating #Diabetes #codependent #lonely #angry

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    #Overeating #Bipolar2Disorder #BorderlinePersonalityDisorder

    So much has happened recently. I’m back to over eating like crazy. I can’t stop! I feel sick sometimes because I eat so much and I don’t know what to do. I’m getting so huge!!! I hate this feeling.

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    Does anyone else struggle with overeating? #Bipolar #Overeating #Stress #chronic pain #chronic fatigue #codependancy

    I’ve been struggling with overeating for a long time, but it’s gotten worse lately and I guess I’m coming out of the closet tonight. I know there are alot of reasons I do this (family learning, codependency, sugar addiction, candida, stress, etc) but lately I’m really hurting myself with it and I have to find a way to stop. I’m caring for my elderly father, and it’s really hard to say no to him. Even though I literally can’t resist sugar, if he asks me to get cookies or cake or whatever, I go get it-even though it means I’m sneaking into the kitchen in the middle of the night to eat whatever is left myself. It’s gotten to the point where I eat so much I hurt my stomach, then I can’t sleep, which throws off my bipolar, which throws off what times I take my medications, etc. This has been going on for awhile now, and I don’t know what to do. I’m even catching myself making myself go out for him even if I’m exhausted, in pain, or really depressed-all of which makes how I feel worse, which then makes me overeat again. 🙁 I feel like I’m on a roller coaster that I can’t get off of, and what makes everything so much harder is that I’m an ACOA and haven’t been able to get to my Al-Anon meetings for months. So I know a big part of this is my codependency popping up. I feel like if I at least had my meetings I’d feel a little more sane. I feel like I’m dropping everything to please my Dad, and not having my support groups to help me change that behavior is really hard right now. 😔
    Anyway......I’ve never talked about this with anyone, but if I didn’t talk about it tonight I don’t know what I would’ve done. (Nothing suicidal! But probably more eating) I really need help and I hope that I’m not the only person here on the site who is dealing with this. Thanks for listening everyone.

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    #Overeating #Anxiety #alonetoomuch #depressed

    OMG! I was doing so well with my over eating but tonight I have been out of control! I have not stopped eating since like 5. I am almost sick I am so full. I don’t know what to do right now. I can’t stop

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    Not helping..

    So I lost the job interview I had, basically the job was already filled before they took down the help wanted ad online.. and I woke up to the email saying it's been filled.. this, plus the weight of my sweety being commited to a VA Mental Ward, and not hearing from him for 2 wks, not knowing when he will get out, or whenI will see or hear from him again, already has my nerves rattled.. I did 5 job apps online, this morning, tried to push myself to do 13 total, but didn't happen.. so now I'm sitting in bed, bored, lonely, missing my rock and my cheerleader that is my sweety, and just don't want to be here. . #severedepression #Stress #lonely #Overeating #notsleeping #missinghim

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    #Overeating #Depression #Stress #weightgain

    and here I am again...eating a million snacks before bed until I’m almost sick. I just don’t know what to do right now. I am constantly stressed which doesn’t help but it’s getting out of control.

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    #Overeating #Anxiety #Stress

    I still can’t stop over eating. I eat until I’m almost sick some nights. It doesn’t help that I stress eat also :(