I Am Morbidly Obese

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    Hi All, I'm a 35 year old wife

    and mom of 3 kids, work full time...and I'm obese. I started gaining weight at about the age of 14. When my dad died I gained 100lbs that year. I am currently at 360lbs-ish and I'm 5'4", my BMI is at 61.8. I have tried soooo many diets, all which offer me little success. I...
    saltwatermama saltwatermama
    36-40, F
    13 Responses Jun 25, 2015

    Larger Than Life

    I have always been on the big side of life. I was always the biggest kid in my class, but honestly I don't care. I love myself. People have put me down my whole life, they've judged me without even knowing a thing about me. I will never forget what my dad told me when I was only...
    TexasGirl512 TexasGirl512
    22-25, F
    7 Responses Oct 11, 2012

    Well, That's What The Doctor Told Me...

    After a long summer of forced-dieting by my parents, I'm back at college. Total weight loss? Drumroll, please.... Negative 30ish! Yep. Through my absolute dedication to sitting on my fat *** all day and constant buffet trips, I've managed to get an even fatter ***. <3 Now...
    Comradette Comradette
    18-21, F
    7 Responses Aug 27, 2013

    I am 46 years old, and weigh about 275 pounds.

    My question is, if I were to lose weight naturally (no surgery), would I be left with tons of loose skin, or does that only happen with fast weight loss due to bypass? I have very large arms, and stomach. I have already lost some muscle tone due to age I suppose. I can't afford...
    Annaleelee Annaleelee
    41-45, F
    1 Response Sep 22, 2015

    A while back I wrote this: In October of 2013,

    I was a stick- 165 pounds on a 6ft1 frame. Since then, I've gained a ton of weight- nearly 100 pounds, leaving me a big fat 262 pounder with a BMI of 34.6 Once I get these last 3 pounds, I'll officially be in class 2 of obesity. Well, now I've gone and gotten even fatter. 268...
    gettingsofat gettingsofat
    22-25, M
    3 Responses Feb 4, 2015

    I Am Very Fat And Want To Grow Fatter And Larger

    I found this site and it appears to have friends who are looking what I want.  I am a very fat 355 pound man.  I love being large and am planning on gaining more weight.  When I was a child and teenager I was always fat.  I remember I was on my first diet when...
    obesenhappy obesenhappy
    51-55, M
    24 Responses Aug 19, 2010

    Hello, I'm 29 yrs old I'm 5'10" I weigh 400lbs

    I've lost 85lbs so far. I'm a mother of two and married to a wonderful man that supports me in everything I do. A couple months ago I decided it was time for change. I stopped over eating and chose healthier foods to eat. I'm currently walking 3 miles a day. It's very hard...
    MrsMacias MrsMacias
    31-35, F
    5 Responses Sep 2, 2015

    Eaten My Way Into Obesity

    I'm not one one to lie about my weight, or the cause of my obesity. Because I'm not one to care. I love to eat! I clearly am this big (5"9 383lbs) because Ive been eating a ton. But I love my fat! And I will keep eating at least 10,000 calories every single day until the day I...
    FatBellyGainer FatBellyGainer
    13-15, F
    3 Responses Mar 6, 2013

    I am disabled so walking is impossible.

    Loosing weight by exercise is almost impossible as I suffer from a muscular disease. I was wondering if anyone knew of a diet with food that you can find in a normal grocery store as I live in a small town that doesn't sell the latest food fad or hard to find vegies and fruits...
    kilient kilient
    41-45, F
    2 Responses Nov 26, 2015

    Being Morbidly Obese Is A Blessing !

    I Can Eat Whenever && How Much I Want ;)
    Biggirl34 Biggirl34
    22-25, F
    15 Responses Apr 20, 2015

    What is the most fattening food yall can think

    of? Time for me to kick it up a bit
    Ftby Ftby
    18-21, M
    Oct 13, 2015

    I am at a plateau and not sure what to do.

    KandyFoxx KandyFoxx
    36-40, F
    Sep 3, 2015

    Obese But Happy

    I'm 6ft, and about 550lbs.  I have been obese all my life except a short period during my teen age years when I was closer to normal weight after a huge struggle to get there. At age of 13 I weighted about 300lbs, and lost most of my weight the following years. Just after...
    deleted deleted
    6 Responses Apr 27, 2010

    Another chapter in my Weight Loss Journey.

    There is also a progress photo in my blog. http://pinkelephantsisters.blogspot.com/2015/10/a-month-without-scale.html
    KandyFoxx KandyFoxx
    36-40, F
    Oct 2, 2015

    In October of 2013, I was a stick- 165 pounds

    on a 6ft1 frame. Since then, I've gained a ton of weight- nearly 100 pounds, leaving me a big fat 262 pounder with a BMI of 34.6 Once I get these last 3 pounds, I'll officially be in class 2 of obesity.
    gettingsofat gettingsofat
    22-25, M
    4 Responses Jan 16, 2015

    Really struggling with this damn diet!

    KandyFoxx KandyFoxx
    36-40, F
    Nov 2, 2015

    This Is Me!

    I have been overweight all my life. It wasn’t until I was a teen that the weight started piling on. I’m 37 now and I weight somewhere around 500. I also have Lymphedema, which doesn’t help me move around like I need. I have tried to find help but places take money, which is...
    spiritwolf32 spiritwolf32
    36-40, F
    5 Responses Jan 29, 2013

    As I lay in bed this morning I told myself

    that I would step on the scale today. 359....nice, I gained back every pound plus from my last weight loss venture where I lost 60 pounds. I can loose weight, but hate doing it. I always gain it back and it's embarrassing when it's happened SO many times in my life. I'm in my 50...
    Glori1119 Glori1119
    56-60, F
    5 Responses May 30, 2015
    LunaYen LunaYen
    22-25, M
    1 Response Jun 20, 2015

    Anyone awake? Call me obese

    and tell me I'm unhealthy. and fat
    Hanna2012 Hanna2012
    22-25, F
    4 Responses Dec 21, 2015

    I'm Bry, I'm 23 years old

    and I have reduced my weight by almost 200 pounds and I can help you too. I use to be a size 3x shirt and 48-50 jean, now I'm a LG shirt and 36-38 jean. I have maintained this weight for almost a year. My pictures and story are posted on the Facebook website. I would be more...
    Bryhelpsobesity Bryhelpsobesity
    22-25, M
    1 Response Sep 16, 2015

    I would love to give new gainers tips on

    getting fat like I did. Just message me!!
    millerrrlilyyy millerrrlilyyy
    22-25, F
    1 Response Apr 16, 2016

    I Give Up.

    I give up, I can't do it anymore! I am tired of trying to be skinny, and loosing weight. I am sick of being something I am not, I am FAT. And thats what I want to be. I tried to loose weight for about 5 months but I just can't do it anymore! I see all  of the yummy, fatting...
    fatty4life fatty4life
    22-25, F
    13 Responses Sep 20, 2011


    Hello everyone.  I am a 25 year old married mother of a beautiful girly girl princess.  I am morbidly obese.  I am now the largest I have ever been at 338.  I have always been a larger girl, but could always carry the weight well, was very healthy and had...
    sophiasmommy2008 sophiasmommy2008
    22-25, F
    35 Responses Dec 23, 2009
    Lg5486 Lg5486
    16-17, M
    May 20, 2015

    "Look At You, You'Re Huge"

    Well I had my check up yesterday and I am very happy! I made sure that I was wearing tight jeans and a low cut fitted shirt. When I walked into the office I checked in and went to sit down. My butt barely fit in the seat and my love handles spilled over. When the nurse came to...
    Cheer260 Cheer260
    26-30, F
    9 Responses Apr 3, 2013
    julz908 julz908
    22-25, F
    7 Responses Feb 27, 2014

    I went to the doctor a couple days ago

    and I weighed in at 227 lbs. that may not seem like too much, but my bmi is 39. I'm am only a point away from being considered morbidly obese. I can't believe I got so fat
    obesegirl1 obesegirl1
    26-30, F
    5 Responses Nov 12, 2015

    The Joys And Experiences Of Going From 200 To Over 500 Pounds

    Several years ago, I decided I was happiest being very fat.  I decided that I would enjoy being the size I wanted to be and for me that meant very large.  As I have added 300 pounds I was reflecting on some of the different experiences I have enjoyed and still...
    obesewillie obesewillie
    6 Responses Aug 17, 2010

    Big Girl

    im a really big girl. one time i saw on a doctors note, that she wrote that i am morbidly obese. i thought "me???' yeah, i guess that is me. inside i still think that im skinny as i was growing up. the only time i realize otherwise is when i catch site of a mirror. i...
    kittten kittten
    46-50, F
    15 Responses Dec 30, 2007

    I'm 5'10 and 287 pounds

    as of last night. I've always been a big person. In high school, I could go toe to toe with any of the boys in my class when it came to strength, but I have never been active, athletic or muscular. Just big. Over the last 10 years, though, I have just gained and gained and...
    wildfaith wildfaith
    26-30, F
    1 Response Aug 7, 2015

    I've been fat basically my whole life.

    When I started my senior year of high school I also started working at McDonald's, which made me balloon up. I was about 230 when I started working there, and around 320 when I quit. I had to close in the evenings, so I are McDonald's five nights a week for the better part of a...
    xr700 xr700
    4 Responses May 7, 2014
    bigbbwholly bigbbwholly
    22-25, F
    5 Responses Jun 1, 2014

    What Its Like To Be Obese Like This...

      Most people will never understand what it’s really like for someone who carries extra weight around with them their whole lives. I am prepared to share the complete, brutal, admittedly terrible truth with anyone who will listen to me on this day. Allow me...
    nomorefatty nomorefatty
    31-35, F
    37 Responses Oct 24, 2009

    Always A Daydream Away....

     I have always been the largest person in the room. I am the biggest person in my family, in my church, at my job..walking down a street. Sometimes I find myself looking for over weight people in the crowd..just in hopes that I may find someone bigger then me. It never...
    largerthanlife78 largerthanlife78
    36-40, F
    68 Responses Jan 12, 2010

    My body as an animal Arms pig Belly blue

    whale Legs cow Face chipmunk :)
    fatagustus fatagustus
    18-21, M
    6 Responses Jul 16, 2014

    Hello, Im a mother of 2,

    29 and I weigh a lot, 294 pounds. That isn't my heaviest Ive ever been I used to be 350 pounds. Ive never really posted online before but I just want to know that I am not the only person out there that is stuck in this never ending cycle of self hating, eating to feel better...
    RachaelUK RachaelUK
    31-35, F
    2 Responses Aug 26, 2015

    Finally had a heart attack.

    I've worked long and hard and it finally happend. Clogging up my arteries by chain smoking and eating constantly. Most days 10 meals a day. Goal is 700lbs
    Ftby Ftby
    18-21, M
    Oct 12, 2015

    Hey there, I'm a mom of 7.

    Before I got pregnant the first time I was around 140lbs. After I weighed in at 170lbs. Every consecutive pregnancy left between 25 and 30lbs extra fat behind, with my last one, 2 years ago, resulting in the most weight gain, close to 50lbs. I now weigh slightly over 360lbs...
    ObeseMommy ObeseMommy
    41-45, F
    7 Responses Nov 1, 2015

    i'm 17, i'm 5'2 and im 75.

    5 kg :( tried diets but it doesn't work. i hate my body
    ishiyu ishiyu
    18-21, F
    7 Responses Oct 10, 2015

    I'm over 500 pounds again

    and it hurts to get around. So far I'm able to still go to work and I enjoy working but not sure realistically how much longer I'll be able to. It takes all my strength to roll over in bed, to get dressed and using the rest room is a whole other challenge all on its own. I...
    AnyOtherHeart AnyOtherHeart
    36-40, F
    4 Responses Mar 8, 2016

    I was slender when I was a child

    but once puberty hit I started putting on weight. I was what most would consider in "normal" human weight ranges though until my early twenties. I had had my first child at 17. When I was about 20 he was diagnosed as autistic and mentally retarded. (that was still a medical...
    SummerBirdsong SummerBirdsong
    41-45, F
    2 Responses Aug 15, 2015

    But I am working on it.

    .. 87 lbs gone. http://pinkelephantsisters.blogspot.com/2015/08/weight-loss-journey-nephew-adventures.html
    KandyFoxx KandyFoxx
    36-40, F
    Aug 19, 2015

    Gained weight this month

    :( http://pinkelephantsisters.blogspot.com/2015/12/weight-loss-journey-good-bad-and-gain.html
    KandyFoxx KandyFoxx
    36-40, F
    Dec 1, 2015

    I am 59, 6'2" and weigh 330.

    Over the two months or so I have put on 30 pounds. I am enjoying how my larger size feels. At one point about 4 years ago I was just over 400. I was very happy being so big. I started walking more and eating differently and lost about 120 pounds. Now I am looking forward...
    600Willie 600Willie
    56-60, M
    3 Responses Sep 28, 2015

    650 Lbs!!!!!!!!!!

    Sorry guys, I havent posted anything for a while I was just eating non-stop :) But finally im at 650 lbs from the previous 520 two months ago. I am well on my way to being the fattest 14yr old ever!
    fatagustus fatagustus
    18-21, M
    9 Responses Sep 30, 2013

    10 Tips that helped me lose 100 lbs in less

    than a year. http://pinkelephantsisters.blogspot.com/2015/11/weight-loss-journey-my-10-tips-for.html
    KandyFoxx KandyFoxx
    36-40, F
    Nov 16, 2015

    Can someone message me privately

    who is obese just to chat?
    goober1000 goober1000
    22-25, M
    1 Response Oct 13, 2015

    I'm Not Living; I'm Coping.

    I am 23 years old. I am an intern at a professional theatre company, where I am surrounded by tiny actors and women and men who obsess over their bodies because their looks are their jobs. Me, I have a job despite my looks. I am 320 lbs. This is the most I've ever weighed...
    toSmile toSmile
    22-25, F
    8 Responses Mar 1, 2013

    I reached "obese" a while ago,

    and I just reached "morbidly obese." My tummy has doubled in size since last year.
    parrotbay parrotbay
    31-35, F
    2 Responses Sep 27, 2015

    If you're stuck and have no idea

    why you haven't gained any weight, here are some advice I picked up on my weight gain journey: 1) STOP trying so hard Gaining weight shouldn't take as much effort as studying for finals or training for a major football game. It should be the exact opposite. It should be easy...
    JayMaster103 JayMaster103
    18-21, M
    4 Responses Dec 24, 2014

    It Really Doesn't Take That Much

    I weigh almost 500 pounds.  People, including the medical profession, look and me and think "My God she must eat 20,000 calories a day."  Well it is not true.  I want to say to these ignorant individuals - just do the math.  I am 56 years old.  Just 500...
    Tupelo Tupelo
    56-60, F
    27 Responses Jan 30, 2010

    Being morbidly obese is the greatest thing ever.

    I get to eat when I want, what I want and as much as I want. I love how it feels when my man boobs and belly jiggle when I walk. I love the fact that I am to fat to fit into restraunt booths, theatre seats and amusement park rides.
    fatlvr fatlvr
    41-45, M
    1 Response Jul 31, 2015

    Well one thing to remember

    when you have a belly like this is, DON'T SLEEP ON YOUR BELLY! haha
    Ftby Ftby
    18-21, M
    1 Response Oct 14, 2015
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