I have bitten my nails my entire life. Then in 2003 I chose to stop... successfully! Occasionally I have a relapse... right now for example... I have zero nails left. However, I've noticed that when I stopped biting my nails I started picking at my toes. It's embarressing to wear flip flops and have jagged icky looking toenails. Then I moved on to blemishes on my face which can last for hours! I come out of the bathroom with half of my face puffy and red. If I'm out in public and happen to touch my face and feel a bump I have to find a mirror to squeeze/pick at it! Magnifying mirrors are my worst enemy! My once pretty face looks horrible! Then I moved onto small bumps on my arms, legs and upper back. I have dark scars left on my body from bumps I have picked at. I feel like I am "helping them go away" but they look SO much worse than the skin colored itty bitty bumps that they started as. I hate it. I'm glad that I now know what my problem is. I thought I was the only person in the world who did this. I hope that this website can give me the tools I need to STOP and let my wounds heal so I can feel beautiful again!