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Depression and eating
I'm currently working through a bout of "depression" and all I want to do all day is stay indoors and eat. I go through periods of sleeping a lot and not sleeping at all, but no matter the sleep schedule, I want to eat all day and never feel full no matter how much I eat.
How can I deal with depression without eating so much? Has this happened to anyone else?
Mon. Sep 17, 1:25pm
Unfortunately, one of the major problems with even mild depression is that it's really hard to make changes because everything seems so pointless.
After my last (thankfully brief) bout with depression, I instilled a new habit that I hope also staves off a relapse - I go out and walk for 20, 40, 60 minutes, whatever, and I'll do it more than once a day if I need to. But you're probably not in the right frame of mind for that. I'd recommend doing something good for yourself that makes it impossible to eat for a little while, like giving yourself a manicure or applying a face mask or, heck, masturbating - sometimes all you need is a 20-minute distraction to get you through a bad food moment. Maybe you have a friend or sister who you can instruct to bully you into going outside with him/her for anything, even if it's just to run a little errand together. My mom would tease that she had to take me out for an "airing" (this was back when I was so big that walking was uncomfortable).
Monday, September 17, 2007, 2:51 PM
I have been through that too. Although I can't say I was not full. I was stuffed to overflowing and still couldn't stop myself. The worst was about a year ago. It is a really tough thing to go through. What I have done is much what the last poster said. Find something to distract you. I like to do scrapbooking and card making so I get involved in that and before long hours have passed and I didn't miss the food. And drink a ton of water or lemon water or tea..... maybe even watered down crystal light. Dehydration will give a symptom of hunger. Besides when you are full of water or fluid you aren't as likely to be able to fit food in there too. At least that has been true for me.
The other thing is to seek help for the depression. It is treatable in most cases. And even if meds don't help there are other options.
Monday, September 17, 2007, 5:11 PM
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