I Am Overweight

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    My name is Sheila, and I have been a big girl my entire life. Though I was never as heavy as I am now, it had been a constant struggle. From a child to a budding teenager in the midst of high school, I found choosing clothes, hairstyles, friends, accessories, and any other life...
    HushLittleOne HushLittleOne
    26-30, F
    10 Responses Jun 18, 2013

    I Love Being Fat :d

    Honestly, being skinny is so overrated. You can’t enjoy the good things in life as much cause you’re too worried about what you put in your mouth and constantly reminding yourself “I have to go to the gym, I have to go to the gym..” How is that any fun? Plus, don’t men...
    deleted deleted
    8 Responses Sep 3, 2012

    Overweight And Gaining Fast.

    After losing a lot of weight I quickly became bored and began gaining again. I think it is even more satisfying to gain weight the second time. Even though my belly is used to being stretched to its full potential I woke up this morning to discover some stretch marks on my...
    gainergirl19 gainergirl19
    18-21, F
    10 Responses Feb 6, 2013

    Am I the only one that gets offended

    when big is added to my Name ? People refer to me a BIG Bri .. Well they did . Like . Why ? Why can't my name just be Bri , or Redd ? Or bri'Ana why does big have to be added to the end . Even if there are other people around with the same name as me .. I shouldn't have to be...
    reddmarie reddmarie
    22-25, F
    4 Responses Dec 28, 2015

    My parents might have failed me,

    but I will not let myself down.
    Holdontothefire Holdontothefire
    22-25, M
    Oct 11, 2015

    Hello all! My name is Leda

    and I'm a health coach with Take Shape for Life. I became a health coach because I have used fitness and yoga as a way to stay positive and help myself when no one else could. This opportunity has allowed me to use what I've learned in my own experiences to help others in their...
    ledag ledag
    22-25, F
    1 Response Jun 22, 2015

    My Gain In Wheight

    Lately, ive been gaining alot of wheight. Last year, when i was 13, i started packing on the pounds, because of people calling me a sickening skinny ****. ever since then ive been eating, gaining, and doing all i can just to get myself so big that i cant even move. when i...
    chubbyLivvy chubbyLivvy
    13-15, F
    6 Responses Jul 16, 2012

    I always hungry or thinking about food last

    week i weighted 175pound and 5.5 ft i always wear black so ppl think am curvey not fat but when am wearing nothing is the problem i can see so much fat in me , i dunno why am not loosing weight i dont eat as much and i cut on snacks and i excersise a little but still nothing...
    deleted deleted
    3 Responses Feb 18, 2016

    Im a Big Girl But I Still Love Me

    I'm a big girl. yes. I hate myself for it...no. Why the hell should I? I love my curves...and so do others. It's really sad that so many girls do horrible things to their body b/c they don't like what they see when they look in the mirror. Young girls who make themselves vomit...
    deleted deleted
    20 Responses May 17, 2009

    My weight loss coffee/tea has helped plenty of

    people lose weight and heal kidney diseases. If you are ready to implement confidence and good health, please inbox me. I've got everything you need!
    candyg82 candyg82
    22-25, F
    May 29, 2015

    No Scales, But The Evidence Is Clear.

    I have gained rapidly over the fast few months. I haven't been able to weight myself but the evidence is clear. My jeans that used to be too loose now won't even get up my thighs. I've been in denial about my clothes. I haven't been to buy new jeans because I don't want people...
    gainergirl19 gainergirl19
    18-21, F
    9 Responses Oct 21, 2012

    Plus Size Women

    When you’re a plus size woman, people like to say "yeah, she's cute in the face", as if being full figured is such a disgrace. Honey, I’m cute in the face, and I’m thick in the waist. I look good whether I’m in cotton, leather, or lace. I’m beautiful, vibrant and above...
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    6 Responses Nov 27, 2011
    santa20 santa20
    18-21, M
    2 Responses Oct 29, 2015

    Hanna2012 Hanna2012
    22-25, F
    8 Responses Dec 7, 2015

    Finally hit that line of being over weight how

    sad but I don't care I like my chubby belly and I'm not ashamed of it I'll still the way I like
    Crazybunny101 Crazybunny101
    18-21, F
    4 Responses Jul 26, 2014

    I am regrettably obese the thing is I use to be

    a really skinny kid but I use to have a severe anger type disorder which led to me being out into mental hospitals which put me on numerous medications that worsened my condition and also made me gain a lot and I mean a lot of weight and I've been gaining ever since. I am now...
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    1 Response Jan 20, 2016
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    2 Responses Jan 19, 2015

    I've been overweight

    since I was 12 years old... I realize I'm afraid to lose weight... It's my layer of protection.... It's my way of avoiding life... It's my way of making myself not approachable...
    Orangerocket Orangerocket
    36-40, F
    5 Responses Jul 13, 2015

    I am considered overweight,

    motivation is the hardest thing for me. Do I want to lose weight? More than anything in the world. I believe it would boost up my confidence level, make me feel better physically and mentally. It would take away many problems I have on my body, back mostly. If anyone can maybe...
    Spirit24 Spirit24
    26-30, M
    1 Response Feb 2, 2016

    I'm 5'2" and weigh 170 pounds

    but recently I've grown to be okay with this. I wouldn't mind losing some weight but. I've come to accept my body as it is, and I'm happy with that. :)
    Velocii Velocii
    18-21, F
    2 Responses Mar 14, 2016

    At 15, I'm overweight.

    I've been overweight from a very young age. Generally, it's something that people figure you "chose", and I didd I suppose. But when you're a little kid with parents that couldn't care less, you don't realize what health effects unhealthy eating is going to lead to in the future...
    KellSee1 KellSee1
    18-21, F
    14 Responses Jan 22, 2014

    Not Dieting, Taking Care of Myself

    I have always been overweight, since I was a kid.  So when people say "i just wish i could get back to the size i was when I was in school or college, etc" I don't understand this.  I have gained weight since college but when you start out overweight, it...
    EmoHst EmoHst
    26-30, F
    19 Responses Sep 17, 2007

    Now I weigh 75 kg (165lbs).

    Therefore i am officially overweight with my 173 cm (5"8'). I am so happy! And i want to gain even more :)
    chubbykangaroo chubbykangaroo
    22-25, M
    Dec 20, 2015

    The world considers me overweight,

    however I see myself as a beautiful women with curves in all the wrong places. I like my body the way it is of course I could loose a few pounds an sometimes I do and sometimes I don't. I eat healthy and sometimes I like eating a cheeseburger and fries it depends on my mood but...
    Eyeofthebeholder23 Eyeofthebeholder23
    26-30, F
    5 Responses Mar 4, 2014

    I used to be an obese child

    and then I lost weight now I am very overweight again I'm 230 pounds now.
    FatnPlump FatnPlump
    18-21, F
    1 Response May 17, 2015

    300 lb female 5'10 bp 147/92fat,

    lazy, hungry, heavy
    Hanna2012 Hanna2012
    22-25, F
    2 Responses Apr 12, 2016

    I think the reason im single

    and still a virgin is because no one wants a big girl. Or at least noone i like would ever like someone whose a size 16. I get really down when i think about it. I feel so uncomfortable in my own skin...i have a great personality! But a not so great body. And these days...
    GivenchyandGouda GivenchyandGouda
    18-21, F
    7 Responses Dec 9, 2015


    i am 19 years old, 5'3", and currently weigh 227.6 pounds.  and i'm fine with that.  yes, i would love to be a size 12 someday, but for right now, why can't i just rock a size 16/18?  it's not like i haven't tried to lose the weight.  i have, but usually...
    xoiloveyou xoiloveyou
    22-25, F
    7 Responses Sep 14, 2008

    Hello all! My name is Jack Steveson from

    American Health Care (http://www.americanhealthcare.co). Our mission is sharing health knowledge and disease awareness... for a better social community. Now in US, overweight and obesity are growing rapidly and one of major challenges for health care programs. You should know...
    jacksteveson jacksteveson
    31-35, M
    Jul 9, 2015

    To ALL the girls with thighs

    that rub together and have rolls and cellulite and feel like crying when you go shopping for clothes: YOU are worthy of so much and I love you and you are goddesses that embody so much more that what some loser boy thinks of what you look like naked. Love yourself as you are...
    MissQueenB MissQueenB
    22-25, F
    1 Response Dec 20, 2015

    5 pregnancies have taken their toll on my body.

    I never lost any of the baby weight and got fatter every year.
    Ftyi Ftyi
    26-30, F
    2 Responses Oct 6, 2014

    I'm not overweight.. I don't judge those of you

    that are. I do think it can be reversed though. Whether you have a medical condition or not. Hormones? Long term medication like steroids and anti depressants? Adrenal disease?? You can still be at a healthy bmi.
    shesalwaysawoman shesalwaysawoman
    36-40, F
    Mar 22, 2016

    Being raised in an Italian family does not help

    at all....I am however not using that as an excuse. But there really was no help in learning to eat reasonably. I have been overweight all my life. I hated school because of it. After 2 beautiful boys and being married 27 years, I have been as small as a 4 and as large as a 18...
    lilly181 lilly181
    51-55, F
    1 Response May 31, 2015

    I'm 5 foot 4 and weigh 191 pounds.

    My belly is very big, but my thighs are the biggest aspect of my body. I can't wait to reach 200 lbs :)
    fatrachel fatrachel
    22-25, F
    4 Responses Jun 12, 2015

    I am overweight im 5'4 280 pounds I have gained

    weight through out the years from stress eating. A lot of people dont understand they make fun. I am still human overweight or not.
    FallingRose FallingRose
    18-21, F
    3 Responses Mar 20, 2016

    So, as I'm on my way to getting my health in

    order, I just can't seem to break old habits. I'm in a workout class and I just can't keep up and it exhausts me to just warm up x.x My blood pressure is still high, but I've lost a bit of weight. I'm like 287 lbs right now. I have a check up this week, and I might have to get...
    Hanna2012 Hanna2012
    22-25, F
    4 Responses Mar 2, 2016

    I've always been on the heavy side,

    and yet I've always been able to give excuses or rationales. Today I took a picture with my niece and I looked like a whale. I barely knew the person in that picture. If that's how I really look, no wonder I'm alone. How do I battle back from this feeling and how do I start...
    Livelghlove Livelghlove
    31-35, F
    3 Responses Sep 13, 2015

    I am practically marginally overweight.

    Weight ranges from 180 to 186 lbs (and I'm male) My height is 6'1" and my waist measures 37 inches at the biggest part. (When not sucking it in of course.) I have a medium frame. I'm 21 years old. My blood pressure ranges from 120 to 126 systolic and 70 to 76 diastolic. I am...
    JustSomeGuyontheInternet JustSomeGuyontheInternet
    22-25, M
    1 Response Oct 10, 2015

    So, I weighed in at 293 today.

    I started to lose a little bit of weight, but I kinda ate myself back to almost 300. I get so embarrassed how out of breath I get when I take the stairs. Also, since my blood pressure is so high, my health instructor this semester has asked me to stay after class to make sure my...
    Hanna2012 Hanna2012
    22-25, F
    6 Responses Feb 11, 2016

    I have the skinny tea!

    Made up of 9 herbal ingredients that regulates the kidneys and increases metabolism. If you are ready to get the body of your dreams and turn heads, inbox me. I'll get you right!!!
    candyg82 candyg82
    22-25, F
    1 Response May 29, 2015

    It's Official

    I am overweight I know I am. Got asked if I knew I was overweight once by a health professional. Hmmm yes at over 300lbs I think it's obvious don't you??? Belly swelling over the top of my pants might be the give away don't you think??? Lol
    fatz69 fatz69
    41-45, F
    4 Responses Jul 15, 2013

    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. This store is called Torrid, I am not advertising them I just thought I would share this because this store seriously helped my self-esteem...
    tealstreak2222 tealstreak2222
    18-21, F
    7 Responses Mar 20, 2014

    Im So Fattttt!!

    Im only 16 but i tip the scales at 421lbs i love it i love being fat and everything about it i dont care what people think of me i love my belly and thats what i would tell em i love the way my belly jiggles when i walk i love the feeling of just feeling stuffed and i love my...
    superchubgainer superchubgainer
    22-25, M
    5 Responses Jun 24, 2013

    I lost weight with Insanity (160 lbs to 140

    lbs), no I am not an advertisement, I was losing weight to go into the military. Now I'm overweight again due to pregnancy and I'm at my heaviest (190 lbs). I was invited to become a Beachbody Coach to help encourage others even though I'm overweight again because they won't me...
    jmoore80 jmoore80
    22-25, F
    1 Response Mar 2, 2016

    hi, i'm a 21 year old mother of a two year old

    boy.....i have been with his dad since i was 17, were still together! i'm cheated on constantly, i feel unloved and I'M OVERWEIGHT!! trying to begin a new HEALTHY CHAPTER....it's the hardest thing ever!
    thefatgirl108 thefatgirl108
    22-25, F
    1 Response Apr 17, 2016

    I'm so disgusted by myself.

    17 and overweight. People said I don't look fat and that I'm just big sized. Are you kidding me? That is just another way of saying you're fat but don't feel bad. I'm obese for god's sake. But I'm still positive and in the process of losing some kgs.
    CallMeShayYeah CallMeShayYeah
    18-21, F
    11 Responses Jan 3, 2015

    I'm 5'3 and 226 pounds I'm diabetic

    and it's hard to lose weight
    krazkcatlady3085 krazkcatlady3085
    31-35, F
    2 Responses Feb 23, 2016

    I Am Officially Overweight.

    I am officially overweight. My weight has always fluctuated a little and I have gotten near the point of overweight but now I have hit it. I am 172cm and 75kg, so my BMI is 25.4. I am officially overweight. It turns me on a little, I would love to be at the doctors office and...
    gainergirl19 gainergirl19
    18-21, F
    9 Responses Jun 21, 2012

    I am helping people lose weight

    and construct confidence, each and every day. Obesity has become an epidemic in the u.s. The only way we can eliminate this entirely, is if someone can step up to the plate an implement healthy ways to stop obesity. That is what I'm here for. I am the cure!
    candyg82 candyg82
    22-25, F
    3 Responses May 28, 2015

    Weight gain happens slowly

    but its effects are sudden. I started gaining when I was 17. Two years later I notice walking hurts more than it used to. In short, I had gained 100 pounds.
    astralwanderer astralwanderer
    18-21, F
    1 Response Nov 17, 2015
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