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I Am Curvy, Not Fat

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    I Hate The Misuse Of The Word Curvy! - In magazines, they always make the words "curvy" and "plus-sized" synonymous. Don't get me wrong, plus sized women can be both beautiful and...
    oliveostrovsky oliveostrovsky 18-21 Sep 26, 2011

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    Im Healthy - im 5'11 and a size 14. ive had 2 kids and have always yo-yoed with my weight if i go less than a 14 i look anorexic and sickly and if i go bigger it only ever is my...
    elllou elllou 26-30, F Jul 13, 2010

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    I need to take this statement to heart and stop calling myself fat... I am my hardest critic... I should accept who I am and love myself the same way my darling loves me... for who...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Feb 23

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    A Curvy Girl's Story - My name is Jaydee (but friends usually call me Jade or Jay for short). I can be a little goofy and loud sometimes but I also like to just chill out and...
    CurvyJay CurvyJay 31-35, F 21 Responses Aug 10, 2012

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    Do You Remember Jen Hunter? - She appeared on "Make me a Supermodel" on British TV in 2007. She was a healthy size 12 with lovely curvaceous thighs. Yet she was...
    DancingFox DancingFox 31-35, F 1 Response Nov 23, 2009

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    Or Not .. - Actually, I am fat. I'm just sick of apologizing for it so I won't do it anymore. Besides, doesn't curvy sound sexier ?    LOL
    SeriouslySappy SeriouslySappy 51-55, F 5 Responses Mar 21, 2011

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    If You Can Call It Like That.. - I simply have quite a lot of hips haha But I'm not fat.. If that is seen as some kind of curvy.. I am
    deleted deleted 26-30 2 Responses Nov 14, 2007

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    Too Fat? - I am a size twelve and about five-seven, my weight is mostly in muscle so it tends to get read wrong. Does anyone think size twelve is fat?
    Boogirl Boogirl 18-21, F 3 Responses Apr 17, 2010

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    All Woman, From Head To Toe.. - Curves, soft, smooth, warm... Hips to be held onto, breasts to caress and so much more. Keep your stick thin, I won't break if you thrust hard in...
    CollateralDamage CollateralDamage 70+, F 1 Response Oct 1, 2011

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    You're Overweight, Not Curvy - To me, curvy has more to do with fat placement than with actual fat. You can be thin and curvy, or overweight and curvy -- it's more to do with the...
    spreadtheawesome spreadtheawesome 18-21 3 Responses Aug 19, 2009

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    I asked my boyfriend whether I'm chubby or curvy, knowing he would say both if he wanted to. He's very honest even with things like that. He's chubby and loveable, and my only...
    Buckley4U Buckley4U 36-40, F 1 Response Mar 15

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    An Hourglass -  I have come to really like my shape - I have thought of myself as fat because I honestly was - I let my weight get out of control but I have lost...
    DorothyofOz DorothyofOz 41-45, F 1 Response Mar 21, 2009

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    Diet Tip Of The Day -
    DancingFox DancingFox 31-35, F 2 Responses Jul 7, 2013

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    I Don't Think This Is The Way It's Supposed To Be. - I never wanted to have womanly curves.  At 15 they looked weird on me, particularly with the glaring red stretch marks on...
    otherwon otherwon 22-25, F 3 Responses Feb 1, 2010

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    Love This! - Found this one Facebook... are you a mermaid or a whale?A while back, at the entrance of a gym, there was a picture of a very thin and beautiful woman. The caption was...
    DancingFox DancingFox 31-35, F 7 Responses Oct 6, 2011

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    Boticelli Girl - Oh how sometimes I wish I lived during the Renaissance era. Then I would probably be considered one of the hottest chicks on the block. This day and age, however...
    daphne35 daphne35 22-25, F 8 Responses Jun 12, 2011

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    Hmmm... Me Too. - I am not a thin girl, I got hips and breasts and a behind... I am tall women too 5'11 and 170 lbs which probably sounds huge to some but I am...
    idealist28 idealist28 26-30, F 2 Responses Jun 14, 2008

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    Size 12 Isn't Fat! (and Size 14 Isn't Fat Either) - I weigh 60 kg for 160 cm. I am a curvy UK size 12, with wide hips, a tummy, and 32 E boobs. And I love being curvy, and I wouldn...
    DancingFox DancingFox 31-35, F 1 Response Nov 23, 2009

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    Please Believe Me... - I've seen "fat" and I am not that, it's hard to not throw that word around though since it's either your skinny or your fat but, I happen to like...
    bretagnexsade bretagnexsade 18-21, F 2 Responses Feb 6, 2009

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    My Story - Just about 4 years ago i started to have some problems with my vision. I thought maybe i needed glasses so i went to the eye doctor and after doing some vision test i...
    EricaLeigh80 EricaLeigh80 26-30, F Sep 20, 2010

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    I Am A Uk Size 12 (us 10) - I have always been on the curvy side. I have a well-defined waist, curvaceous hips and thighs (even though I sometimes find them a little bit too...
    DancingFox DancingFox 31-35, F 2 Responses Dec 11, 2010

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    i am curvy not fat :) its really not nice to call someone a fat *** :/
    xhesikaxo xhesikaxo 18-21, F 2 Responses 1 day ago

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    Junk In The Trunk! - I was very thin when I met my second husband, about a size 4, it was because of depression, I didn't eat at all. Eventually, I was happier with him and then...
    dbeauty dbeauty 46-50, F 4 Responses Feb 17, 2010

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    Curves Of A Hippo - My body is a temple.... well my fiance worships it... I just dont. I do call myself curvy because I think I would rather be curvy than any other shape. If you...
    imaginethis13 imaginethis13 18-21, F 1 Response Apr 27, 2011

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    Calories - Calories are the little bastards that get into your wardrobe at night and sew your clothes tighter. MY CLOSET IS INFESTED WITH THE LITTLE *****.
    DancingFox DancingFox 31-35, F 2 Responses May 11, 2011

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    This post is a bit of a vent. I am a bit ticked because the whole stupid weight and shape thing is rearing its ugly head and I'm sick of it. Comments along the lines of 'you...
    Buckley4U Buckley4U 36-40, F 1 Response Mar 12

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    I'd Say I Have Some Fat... - I'd say I have some fat on my thighs and butt. I wish I was leaner. Some people say I have thunder thighs... [well my gf actually].
    questionedestiny questionedestiny 18-21 1 Response Sep 4, 2008

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    Sticks Or Real Women? - In a previous time, women with actual bodies were considered beautiful. In other cultures today, they are still considered beautiful. Why do we in America...
    childofweakness childofweakness 36-40, F 6 Responses May 17, 2011

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    I Appreciate Curves - I love to hold a curvey woman in my arms. A curvey woman feels so wo wonderful in my arms. a
    po1irish po1irish 56-60, M 2 Responses Jul 25, 2011

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    These Hips Are For Belly Dancing, Not Baby Making - haha, It took me some time to understand I have a beautiful body.  Ive got weird saddle bags and they actually look...
    DreDre DreDre 26-30, F 16 Responses Mar 21, 2009

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    I Just Have Hips... - i don't have fat anywhere else, but it just seems like i have really big hips, and a butt. i am curvy, not fat.
    ThreeDaysGraceIsLove ThreeDaysGraceIsLove 16-18, F 2 Responses Nov 18, 2007

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    I am a size 8 and I am the fat friend. I used to be pretty and skinny before I got my period, but now I'm seventeen and I'm a "thick" girl. "You aren´t fat...just curvy" I was...
    lauramarterer lauramarterer 22-25, F Mar 19

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    The last month I've begun really fat. I like gain wieght and I love my curvy body, but I begin to feel another consquences. I feel tired frequently. I'm tired so quickly, I hate...
    chubbyruth chubbyruth 22-25, F 19 Responses Mar 18

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    I was told by my ex that he didn't want to be with me because I am "fat". And that I wasn't good enough for him because of I'm "fat". So I told him that I didn't want to be with...
    Sarah594 Sarah594 16-17, F 1 Response Mar 29

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    I hate it , I will not sit here and tell you I'm curvy and try to put sprinkles on it . No, I'm fat and I hate that people let that number define you ! Yeah I'm big why are you...
    musicdance814 musicdance814 13-15, F 1 day ago

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    I do like curvy and heavier women. I like all shapes of women but there is something about a girl with some thickness to her and a lil but of a belly. Idk why it's just something I...
    goofyg54 goofyg54 18-21, M 1 Response Mar 26

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    Not in the 'chubby' sense, either. I have a really big bust for some odd reason and a thin tummy. It took me a while to get to the point where I was confident with my curves due to...
    MellifluousMilkshake MellifluousMilkshake 18-21, F 4 Responses Apr 8

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    Someone already had the name curvesahead unfortunately so I had to add a z.I chose the name because I am very curvy, not fat and my shape has always been talked about growing up...
    Curvzahead Curvzahead 26-30, F 1 Response Mar 22

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    Imagine a curvy girl , not fat , not chubby , just curvy but she hate that and try to be skinny like those models and all her effort to change is useless so she try to forget about...
    xthedreamerx xthedreamerx 41-45, M 1 Response Mar 23

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    I think my girlfriend is fattening me up. I have recently gained about 20 pounds, changing my body from somewhat on the skinny side of athletic to a softer body with a beginner...
    cignv cignv 41-45, M 1 Response Mar 18

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    I have to stop blaming the people around me for my unhappiness. Granted, a bit of it may be their fault. But that bit, however minuscule, is because of human flaws and cannot be...
    JelliDreams JelliDreams 18-21, F 1 Response 4 days ago

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    I have never felt beautiful in my entire 19 years. A few years ago, my cousins who I have always been close to told me I was ugly. I felt really horrible and my self-esteem...
    willneverbepretty willneverbepretty 18-21, F 1 Response 2 days ago

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