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I Am Overweight But Working On It

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    I was morbidity overweight, and people always let me know how digusting I was. I hated myself for a very long time. It effected the way I treated myself as well. I wasn't depressed...
    jvirgil23 jvirgil23 22-25, M 1 Response Apr 4

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    I remember 2 years ago during summer I ate so many snacks at midnight through morning which led me gained 10 lbs that made me overweight. I didn't really care back then because I...
    lindasawr lindasawr 16-17, F 5 days ago

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    I am overweight. People used to bully me and call me "fat ***" and "whale" and some still do..I am not conformable with my body.
    jubbadydoodaz jubbadydoodaz 13-15, F 1 Response Mar 20

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    I am speaking as a fellow overweight person: Ladies I found a store that is plus size clothes that are super cute! And as a boost a size 12 is a size 0! And 14 is 1! And so on...
    tealstreak2222 tealstreak2222 13-15, F 3 Responses Mar 20

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    I'm 6ft tall and overweight I hate it iv tried diets and everything iv had two kids which obviously doesn't help but so much pressure in this world to be the skinny girl people...
    Gem1206 Gem1206 18-21, F Mar 25

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    Hi , So I have post been using EP for about 3 to 4 years now but under a other names to let out my anger and hide who i am b/c i did not like me . i made a person that i wanted to...
    englishbbv englishbbv 22-25, F 2 Responses Apr 7

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    i am just looking for some one to talk to that will understand what i am going through with being over weight i have gained about 30 pounds and my husband has not come near me...
    Robinhawes Robinhawes 46-50, F 1 Response Mar 20

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    I am tired. I am depressed. I am frustrated. I am angry. I am sad. I am embarrassed. I am guilty. I am asshamed. I am hurting. I am honest. I am kind. I am a good person and friend...
    tuckshoparms tuckshoparms 31-35, F 2 Responses Mar 27

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    but I am really over weight. My husband hasn't touched me in over 2 years he said its because we cant seem to be on the same page. cant hook up but I feel deeply its because I am...
    kngarza06 kngarza06 46-50, F 1 Response Mar 31

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    So many differences. I wouldn't be overweight, would've had more friends, wouldn't be transferring schools, wouldn't of fell down a flight of stairs, wouldn't of got a concussion...
    snowflakekeri snowflakekeri 13-15, F 2 Responses 4 days ago

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    Well I started working out again and this is my second week of working out non stop everyday except the weekends. And I've been eating healthy, 5 meals a day and I feel great!
    andreaespe andreaespe 18-21, F 1 Response Apr 2

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    Yes I am a working man. I like working on cars and on houses.
    Chase1997 Chase1997 16-17, M Apr 5

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    Working out in so many forms- the gym, challenging or recreational physical activity, yoga or Pilates, make me feel proud of my body. It helps me de-stress and I enjoy doing it...
    ateamgirl ateamgirl 26-30, F 1 Response Mar 21

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    When I graduate high school, I'm going to start a new life. A clean slate. I'm going to keep a couple of friends and get rid of the other ones that weren't there for me. I'm going...
    GeorgiaPeach03 GeorgiaPeach03 18-21, F 1 Response Apr 2

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    Okay just bought one of these and oh my do I love working out with this trainer just an amazing work out and a great way to take care of my frustrations that bother me
    Rena4 Rena4 31-35, F Apr 6

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    met a 40ish looking lady in the gym; started chatting thinking she is my age, wow she said she is 67 being working out 15 yrs; she doesn't even look 40! she asked what I am...
    minthm minthm 41-45, F 3 Responses 3 days ago

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    I started working out at the gym this. I want to lose about 20 lbs and gain definition. I'm a 38 year old woman and I've never done weights before. This week, after being very...
    lee1898 lee1898 36-40, F 1 Response 2 days ago

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    I'm officially a single working mom now!
    Annwithlove Annwithlove 26-30, F 1 Response 1 day ago

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    I have been working out each day for at least an hour for 3 years and have as my friends say (male and female) the most amazing muscular body, I don't have so much muscles but if I...
    JarredL JarredL 13-15, M Mar 17

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    I'm just a lazy programmer. Everyday was a nightmare for me. I wake up around 8am and travel to work. Arrive at work about 10am and first things to done is to read many e-mails...
    ohmoomtang ohmoomtang 22-25, M Mar 20

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    When your job is like....here, if you do this you get a raise and a promotion...and I am like, why would I want that? The only reason I work, is to play my part in the preposterous...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Mar 21

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    Being a Father of 6 is not easy! but I love being with my kids! Working from home has been great! being able to surprise them at school is great I love it! I always wanted more...
    mcateamgold mcateamgold 31-35, M 1 Response Mar 23

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    I really do. I dont know if its being a woman, but i hate working to look pretty. I hate the idea of putting two iron plates heated up to about 350 degrees and putting it to my...
    TheVampireQueen92 TheVampireQueen92 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 24

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    Here it is...another Saturday that I will spend in my office! Yes, I am thankful to have a job, and one that I enjoy...but I am missing having my Saturdays and sometime Sundays...
    MyCrazyLife63 MyCrazyLife63 36-40, F 1 Response Apr 5

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    It really takes my mind off what I got wrong with me for the past three months, schizophrenia without medication is hard, I just can't help it, those kind of drugs have bad side...
    AYEZOOS AYEZOOS 18-21, M Apr 8

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    Well, more like an extended engagement - for two reasons, saving money for marriage, and his seemingly disinterest in planning for it. We've been together for 10 years (he ignored...
    irritatednutbar irritatednutbar 36-40 7 Responses Mar 31

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    Mine sucks. I am in grad school. But I need a solid plan starting sometime before I am finished with grad school. I'm going to start working on it this weekend. It's partially...
    SashaAmazon SashaAmazon 31-35, F Apr 2

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    I always feel tired, listless, sleepy. Also I have bad allergy. So I go to gym hope to become energetic. I have been in gym for 4 months, but things still like the same.
    psh851 psh851 41-45, M Mar 20

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    Ive been going to the gym almost everyday now and i love it but i dont even know if im doing everything right.
    jessicaxx13 jessicaxx13 16-17, F Mar 23

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    Leg day: Just finished my leg mass workout, i'm walking really funny right now but i did a total of 90 sets of front squats, 90 sets of front, reverse, and lateral lunges, 90 sets...
    addictedtoweightlifting addictedtoweightlifting 18-21, M 4 Responses Mar 26

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    Bachelor's in English & Literature and Bachelor's in Writing. Working in the mortgage department of a major bank. I'm a DRONE for god's sake. FML
    meghanmonroe meghanmonroe 26-30, F 1 Response Mar 26

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    Height 183cm Weight 84kg Body fat % 7.3 Squat 1RM 160kg Bench 1RM 130kg Deadlift 1RM 210kgs Just what I am, not big yet but pretty shredded and no where near as weak anymore...
    babyfabling babyfabling 22-25, M Mar 29

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    So yesterday we saw a marriage councillor. We haddn't been for a few years since before the kids came along. I was really hoping that she was going to be able to help my husband...
    Germanovna Germanovna 31-35, F 3 Responses Apr 3

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    I could not be a stay at home mom, but I sometimes wish I had more patience and energy to spend on my own children after the first 10 hours of the day.
    lizzie2u lizzie2u 31-35, F 1 Response Apr 5

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    I've been working out for 2 years now and I still don't see the different. I'm giving up hope and my confidence is 0% so the train track looks pretty nice
    JustarandomDutchguy JustarandomDutchguy 18-21, M Apr 8

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    I have never belonged to a gym where I could work out nude, but I have exercised nude at home and the gym at men's resorts. I have also gone for a nude run in the country, leaving...
    artonthebrain artonthebrain 41-45, M Apr 9

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    I'm 15 and half of you may tell me I do not know what love is? But at this time in my life if I've learnt anything is that you know what love is when it hits ya and it's hit me...
    mindfudged mindfudged 13-15, F 2 Responses Mar 17

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    People say "you got to apply for the administrative assistant, temp, mailroom clerk etc..." Essentially they are saying you have to start at the bottom- which make sense. The...
    hereweare99 hereweare99 22-25, M 2 Responses Mar 19

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    I have a really good job, I get paid extremely well, my job is never monotomous. I've been in my career field for abou 15 years and have 5 till retirement. But there are parts of...
    teaser907 teaser907 41-45, M Mar 21

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    I wouldn't change my past but I know I am working towards a better future. I know I will get knocked down sometimes but I will get back up and keep moving forward.
    bzylady bzylady 36-40, F 1 Response Mar 23

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    Grrrrr. It is so hard to talk to my husband! Last night I got a total of about 2 hours sleep! He has sleep apnea, and has used a c-pap machine at night for a out 8-9 years. When...
    Mom321 Mom321 36-40, F 5 Responses Mar 23

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    Learning & Knowledge are apart of my love for life.. Keeps me interested & continues to inspire me. Currently a University student, I must say.. I absolutely despise school & the...
    zbabi3 zbabi3 22-25, F Mar 23

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    So desperately... I've been in a serious relationship for 1 year and almost 5 months. I've desperately wanted nothing more than to be a mother... a couple of weeks ago I had a...
    ForeverSilenced1126 ForeverSilenced1126 18-21, F 5 Responses Mar 23

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    I work in IT and my job rules my life too much. I'm required to be on call a lot and am so sick of it. I miss just having an 8 hour job and coming home and not worry about work...
    Cheeks2014 Cheeks2014 36-40, F 5 Responses Mar 25

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    Grrr....every night I fall asleep without a problem, but I'm up every couple hours for a LONG TIME. By the time morning rolls around, I'm lucky if I got 4 hours sleep. One or 2...
    seahawksmom seahawksmom 31-35, F Mar 30

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    I wanna kill myself.. I've tried hiding it underneath the happy, energetic, normal 13 year old. But it's just not working anymore..I just don't want to deal with all the...
    JoL24 JoL24 13-15, M 3 Responses Mar 31

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    Before The Darkness It was a black night with no stars to light the sky, the moon no longer rises. In the year 2116 the planet killer meteor, XC945 collided with our moon. The...
    billyw420 billyw420 36-40, M Apr 2

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    My job sucks & the people here are very rude I hate it but it pays my bills but I definitely need a new job
    DarkAngel856 DarkAngel856 18-21 Apr 3

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    I havent been with my partner very long, neither of us are driving at the moment and live in different towns so its fairly difficult to see each other, but in the dating phase we...
    clairejones93 clairejones93 18-21, F 1 Response Apr 6

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    My husband is lying right here...he is so disengaged that he pays 0 attention to what I do. I barely say two words to him because all requests for conversation, intimacy, outings...
    Hedoesnotloveme Hedoesnotloveme 36-40, F 49 Responses Apr 6

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    Hi! I am Sharmeen Im 28 Years Old and I have a son he is 6. Ive been Married for 7 years. I Loved My bestfriend since 16 years old. He went a different path and we separated. i...
    pinkielips22 pinkielips22 26-30, F Apr 7

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