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Jaded Bimbo

Chalk craving is a medical issue…Possibly a nutritional deficiency … That has to be ruled out before a psychiatric cause can be attributed.
You’re not alone. Often geography plays a part & pregnant women most commonly develop Pica.
Try increasing your Calcium & Iron intake … Multivitamin with iron & a calcium supplement with vitamin D. A history of osteoporosis in the family, particularly if the men are affected, could also have an influence on your cravings.
More often than we realize, our DNA, biochemistry & instincts govern our behaviour. Don’t feel any shame about speaking to your MD about if it continues …lol, you’re not crazy … a crazy person tries to convince everyone they need to eat chalk.