I Am Overweight and Depressed About It

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    Diet That Saved My Life

    I am 17 years old and been overweight all my life. All I have ever wanted is to be able to feel healthy. I have been on this new diet that delivers fresh food to my house everyday and i get to pick my meals. I can bring my lunch to school and everyday i get all these selections...
    julialawrence2424 julialawrence2424
    16-17, F
    1 Response May 23, 2011

    Overweight From Having A Baby And Past Birth Control Use

    I was 130 pounds with my first son and shot up to almost 180 with my pregnancy the first time around. I went down to 155 and was on the pill and post P.P.D. medicine after my son was born my weight shot back up to 165. I got off the pill for a while to take a break and use...
    Mommyin2008 Mommyin2008
    22-25, F
    1 Response Apr 8, 2011

    Lost

    I am 23 when I was younger.. I was thin, confident and happy. At 20 I had my first child with my wonderful husband. But during my pregnancy I gained so much weight. I got up to 185. I really didnt lose much after I had my son. I went back down to 160 or so.. Now I am 23 and...
    rach123 rach123
    22-25
    3 Responses Jan 14, 2010

    Weiggggggght

    i am a overweight person with excess 40 kg fat , plus i have bad teeth and i wear specks; because of my weight i cann't go anywhere i cannot wear nice clothes, i m not respected, i used to be brilliant in studies but as weight increased my performance went down and know i cann...
    evilkilllingme evilkilllingme
    22-25, F
    5 Responses Aug 9, 2011

    Extreme Weight

    Well, you cant get to be 450+ lbs overnight, and you cant tell your story about it in a few words, so I apologize for the length of this ahead of time. I always had trouble with my weight except for those few glorious years in high school when growth spurt intersected with...
    zanobi zanobi
    36-40, M
    1 Response Dec 27, 2012

    I Am Only 15...

    And I am at risk of becoming diabetic. I weigh 238 pounds. I hate myself and I am sick of how I look. Whenever I try to loose weight, I start on my diet, but give up and eat. Then I get depressed, so I eat. Then I get even more depressed because I ate, so I eat more. It is a...
    NJLoveIsMine NJLoveIsMine
    13-15, F
    1 Response Jun 23, 2009

    Where Do I Begin

    My life is a complete mess and spiraling out of control.  I feel I have no one I can count on and I am in a co dependent rlationship.  I squandered all of my money and my job opportunities seem bleak.  I have gained 70 pounds in 8 years and have lost my children...
    katiekathy katiekathy
    41-45
    2 Responses Oct 12, 2010

    Fed Up

    My weight has been up and down all my life. i was a size 8 when i 1st met my fiance 2 1/2 years ago. i am now a size 16 and cant seem to shift any of the weight. I also think that fiance is not attracted to me anymore. I am also pregnant which is not helping as now i cant do...
    kittykat132 kittykat132
    22-25
    2 Responses Aug 21, 2009

    My Journey Through Depression

    Hey everyone. I have never thought of myself as skinny my entire life. I am 21 years young now with a height of 5'3'' and 165 lbs. I was constantly hard on myself and put myself down, saying things like "You're ugly" "You're worthless" "Who would want you?". Now that I look back...
    Jpat0 Jpat0
    22-25
    2 Responses Jun 2, 2013

    Overweight

    Hi my name is Tonya and i am 39 years old and married with four children. I have been a nurse for 12 years and love my job. I am a stay at home mom now since i became disabled 2 years ago because of my weight. My husband works Monday-Saturday and when he is home he either goes...
    Makaylaj2003 Makaylaj2003
    36-40
    5 Responses May 6, 2012

    I Have A Few Pounds I Need To Lose

    I have a few pounds that I want to get rid of . When i found out that I was having a baby my weight was 105 lbs. and I stayed that way until I was 8 months along . I now am 144 and hope to lose it but i'm not happy with myself , so I slowed down on my food in take and i'm walking...
    kimberley1972 kimberley1972
    41-45, F
    1 Response Jul 20, 2011
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