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chocodog333 , 14 Dec 2010

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Hi! I just thought that this would be a great place to share stories and maybe see if anyone does similar stuff. So when I was a little toddler, I would pick at my lips, and sometimes it would be really bad, and then sometimes I barely touched them. I would go to school feeling really embarassed because there is no such thing as lip-colored concealer, and I was in elementary school. Sometimes people would comment, but nothing too harsh. Well, that has kind of stopped. YAY! but now I pick at my head a lot NOO! It is really really really bad. I have at LEAST ten scabs, some of them are maybe an inch wide. I have to keep my hair up all the time because of the bald patches and after really intense picking sessions, my head hurts really bad and advil only slightly helps. My parents always bother me about it, but I can't stop. I'm not even sure if I want to. I collect the scabs, just simply because I wanted to do SOMETHING with them. When I pick at school, I figured out that I can unscrew or open the tip of my lead pencils and fit the scabs inside. I don't eat them, though. I pick at all of my pimples usually until they bleed, and then scab over, and then I pick them again and again. My face isn't that hacked up though because I don't get very many pimples. I also pick at bug bites, but it's winter now. I know that I can get an infection, but even the threat of one isn't enough to make me stop. I don't know what to do. Tell me your stories! (I am thirteen, but don't worry about holding anything back)

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