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I Am Naturally Thin and People Think I Am Anorexic

Anorexic comments and I am natural 86 People

    I Can't Gain Weight!

    I have always been relativly thin in my lifetime. Before i had my son i was a good 130lbs and its been about a year since i had him and now i weigh less than i did before i had him! wtf? I use the wii fit everyday and it says im suppose to be 140lbs for a healthy bmi of 22. Well...
    UnderTheBridge UnderTheBridge
    22-25, F
    1 Response Apr 16, 2011

    It Used To Hurt. Now It's Just Annoying.

    I'm skinny. I have arms and legs like sticks and practically no boobs whatsoever. That being said, I love my body just the way it is. I have a thigh gap, and I'm proud of it, dammit. People come up to me all the time and point-blank ask me if I'm anorexic or bulimic. (I am 5'10...
    GirlWithACamera GirlWithACamera
    1 Response Oct 13, 2013

    95 Pounds Use To Be 1001

    Am i Anorexic if i weigh 95 pounds and i use to be 1001 pounds im 14 years old my name is Romasanta cand anyone help me out there with this problem that i have thanks.
    Romasanta Romasanta
    16-17, F
    1 Response Sep 28, 2012


    I have always been skinny. I'm tall too. About 5"10. And i weigh 50-55kgs. I hate the fact that people would assume i must have a eating disorder just because i'm skinny. I eat so much, and have a very fast metabolism. It really makes me angry when people make...
    jasminjane jasminjane
    18-21, F
    1 Response Jan 5, 2009

    Even Doctors

    I've had quite a few people accuse me of being anorexic. I'm about 5'7" and weigh around 90-95 lbs. People think it's weird I don't like to eat in front of strangers and assume I have some sort of eating disorder. I actually had some psychologist lady argue with me over it...
    Melody08 Melody08
    18-21, F
    2 Responses Jan 4, 2009

    I Am NOT Anorexic!

    Whenever I walk round school, people (especially the older students) stare at me and I always hear them whispering and calling me names like 'stick insect' and 'boney b*tch.' Like most of the people in this group, I am one of the few 'lucky' girls that are naturally thin. Tbh it...
    Waverley13 Waverley13
    16-17, F
    1 Response Sep 25, 2013


    I'm an 28 year old african american female im 5'1 and weigh 98-101 lbs. Since we all know in the black community its about thickness this big booty and boobs. i have some curve on my bottom but otherwise i'm thin all the way around. I have been like this all my life and i eat...
    Jtisha84 Jtisha84
    26-30, F
    2 Responses Dec 14, 2012

    Ugh. It used to be hurtful

    when people said things like "you're way too skinny, eat a burger!" But now it's just flat out annoying. I'm so tired of people body shaming whether it be fat shaming or skinny shaming. "Eat a burger, you're too skinny" is no less annoying than "eat a salad, you're too fat." And...
    BunheadSalamander BunheadSalamander
    18-21, F
    Aug 24, 2015

    My Grandma Makes Me Hate Myself...

    I'm 19 years old. I weigh about 120lbs and I'm about 5'7 in height. My grandma (and the rest of my family, but mostly my grandma) has been harassing me for a decade (since I was 9 so more than half of my life), claiming that I am anorexic. I don't know how to convince her/them...
    Mariban Mariban
    22-25, F
    1 Response Aug 1, 2013

    They're Just Insecure, Childish People Who Are Just Trying to Cover Up Their Own Eating Problems!

    hey guys and girls!! i am 15 years old and weigh around 9 stone giving me a healthy BMI of 19.3. but still people, who tend to have a problem with eating themselves, say i am anorexic and extremely underweight! it really does get to me because they're the ones who either never...
    crazybigmidget crazybigmidget
    13-15, F
    Aug 4, 2009

    Ew Look At That Anorexic Girl!

    I don't know if people are rude, arrogant, jealous, insecure, or just plain stupid! People have called me anorexic since middle school. I'm 20 years old, I am 5'5, and I weigh 95 pounds. I also am an A cup and I know that has a lot to do with it. I love food. When people tell me...
    eatontowngirlxo eatontowngirlxo
    18-21, F
    6 Responses May 22, 2012

    "Naturally Slender"

    ...are the exact words my OB/GYN used to my mother to describe me after I had stepped on the scale. She had to see for herself if I was truly healthy, I guess. She came inside with me to my appointment (I was 16) and asked the doctor questions about my weight. Embarrassing. The...
    WhiteLily81 WhiteLily81
    26-30, F
    2 Responses Jan 20, 2012


    It is very annoying especially when your shopping for clothes. People expect me to be a size US 8 for my height but Im a 4 depending on the brand. Growing up, I wasn't a chick too confident with my shape. I was heckled for what I look like and people speculated that I was 10...
    iLikeBBQchicken iLikeBBQchicken
    18-21, F
    2 Responses Jan 28, 2012


    Yep I've written about this in another story, I think. Here are the cliff notes: Always been really skinny. So everyone else thought I was anorexic (as the title of this group implies) and my friends would constantly ask me if I was anorexic. This was not only because...
    UnseenBlossom UnseenBlossom
    18-21, F
    1 Response Jan 14, 2009

    I'M 1.74m And 51kg

    and people think I'm anorexic! Sorry, it's not my fault that I'm skin and bones since I've been born... Additionally, I eat a lot and LOSE weight without any physical activity (except daily 10-15 min walks to uni). I used to weigh 53/54 kg which I was happy with, I'm also happy...
    sophieiero sophieiero
    18-21, F
    6 Responses Oct 31, 2013

    I Love Cheeseburgers

    I do not think I will ever comprehend why people feel like they can be cruel and harassing to thin people. I heard a woman on the radio indignantly say "When I see those twigs [insultingly referring to thin women] I just want to break them!". Why would you want to break me...
    Cloud1010 Cloud1010
    36-40, F
    2 Responses Feb 19, 2013

    Reverse Hatred From Fatties

    I’m one of the few lucky girls who have been blessed with an overactive metabolism, granting me effortless weigh loss and the ability to eat heaps of junk food guilt free. That’s right, be jealous, girls – I always fit into my jeans, I’m never unprepared for bikini season...
    SkydiveNaked SkydiveNaked
    18-21, F
    1 Response Aug 7, 2012

    Some Do And Others Don't

    I am quite healthy by having a vegetarian diet along with exercise. I used to weigh 180 pounds several years ago and have since gone down over 50. I have maintained a healthy lifestyle ever since that went down and yet people still get on my case claiming/believeing I am...
    asert12345678 asert12345678
    31-35, M
    1 Response Apr 11, 2012

    No Eating Problem...

    I am not and never will be. I weigh between 50-55 kg and eat healthily when I am hungry. I have a fast metabolism and want a butt and some hips someday. Some people give me a migraine with their insistence that I have an eating disorder.
    TheRealWoman TheRealWoman
    31-35, F
    4 Responses Jan 4, 2009

    No, I Don't Have An Eating Disorder Nor a Drug Habit! I'm Just Skinny!

    When I graduated high school I was 5'11 and weighed around 200 lbs.  I weighed about the same my freshman year of college, but had grown about two inches.  My sophomore year I moved into my own apartment and struggled financially.  I couldn't afford to...
    Alvertesupe86 Alvertesupe86
    22-25, M
    2 Responses Mar 20, 2009
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