Do you eat when you are sad or depressed?

Philippines
September 9, 2008 11:07pm CST
I heard that some people take eating as an anti depressant. Its not the case for me. I want to know how many of you have this case? Thanks. Happy posting. :)
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@klaudine (3651)
• Indonesia
10 Sep 08
I don't. Whenever I am depressed or sad, I would lost my appetite on any food. Even my fave food. So it is impossible for me to release my depression into food, because of that. I think some people really do that, get stressed and eat, but I think it would be bad for the health too. Both condition, eating more or eating less, because of the stress and depression are considered as the eating disorders
• Philippines
10 Sep 08
Yeah, both unhealthy. I guess some people resort to eating in finding comfort. Thanks. :)
@reoko10 (578)
• United States
10 Sep 08
No! That is the fast way to get fat and we all know how hard it is to lose the weight. So that is one of the things I make sure I never do. If any body you know dose this you should tell them they need to stop right away and find another wat to dill with it. It is very bad for your health to eat so much in a short time.
• Philippines
10 Sep 08
Its good you don't. Because I know a lot of people who resorts to food as source of relief. And I'm telling you, they're not the healthiest people. Hehe. Thanks. :)
• Philippines
1 Aug 11
Yes, I do. I use it as an anti-depressant. I think it's a nice way to relieve my stress, cure my depression, and increase my sadness. I don't think I can get fat easily just by eating all day. I don't get sad everyday so I won't eat too many everyday. So I use food as my anti-depressant.
@yangaehr (18)
• Philippines
7 Jul 11
i definitely eat a lot when depressed. i eat chocolates!
@nyka08 (411)
• Philippines
4 Feb 11
i eat when i'm sad or depressed. and i usually dig on ice cream, cakes or chocolates. eating sweets in a way lifts my spirit. but although my comfort zone is food, i try to limit myself from eating too much. i only eat enough amounts that satisfy my cravings.
• Philippines
5 Dec 09
I tend to eat a lot when lonely.my favorite comfort foods are chocolate,cheese,and pasta.these foods can lift up my mood.it can make my mood lighter.my favorite foods can make my mood lighter.
@ivygrey (550)
• Philippines
11 Sep 09
Although I always managed to have a healthy and balanced diet for me and my family. I'm a bit guilty, because i do that sometimes. When I'm depressed, I usually call my sister and then we eat out so I could talk to her about it while eating. Anyways, I still make good food choices whenever I'm depressed. Happy My lotting!
• United States
20 Oct 08
I am one of those people. I have been made fun of since I was little and it has been rough for me ever since. It is very hard for me to make friends and to keep them. I never show them who I am because it's very difficult for me. I feel that i'm myself then they will make fun of me. It sounds ridiculous but its hard for me. I eat too much and i fear it's going to kill me. i don't want to get sick or get diabitis. i am saddened by my weight. i walk around school and i see people laughing and being themselves and it's just hard. i don't know what to do anymore..
• United States
20 Oct 08
I believe I am one of those people. I think there's something wrong with me because I grew up fat and all my life I have been made fun of. Now that I'm 17 it is really hard for me to trust people or even keep friends. I am so insecure and It's really ruining my life. When I'm sad I see myself eating out of control. I don't want to be obese or get diabitis. I really need help but I don't have close friends to help me. My family works all the time and never have time for me. I'm starting to give up on life.
@lazeebee (5466)
• Malaysia
10 Sep 08
Nope, can't take much whenever I am unhappy, depressed, anxious or worried. My stomach tends to contract during these times. However when I'm happy or relaxed, I'll eat or snack non-stop.
@ehlsie (730)
• Philippines
10 Sep 08
me, i don't eat when i'm depressed or sad...I just want to be alone and all i want is to sleep when i'm depressed and sad hoping that all my problems will instanlty solved when i wake up... happy mylotters!!!!!
@Ganesh44 (5547)
• India
10 Sep 08
It is a scientific fact that the person who is depressed eats more than a normal person. So when depressed I do eat more ha ha ha lol...... Thanks For raising such a good discussion.....! Happy Mylotting ! Take Care ! Ganesh !