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I Am Overweight

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    Getting Chubby ~ :p

    i am a little overweight but a little weight won't kill you i poped out two of my jeans and is going up in size i don't mind the weight i kind of like it and my new chubby belly when i walk around my house my mom gives me that evil glare but i just ignore her and keep eating XD...
    Crazybunny101 Crazybunny101 16-17, F 4 Responses Jul 5, 2012

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    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 36-40, F 4 Responses Jul 15, 2013

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    I've always struggled with weight.

    I came from a big family, I was a chubby child and I was a pretty big guy in high school. One day I managed to turn it all around, I lost about 20kg in under a year, became fit and healthy and everything was great. Then I went through some hard times. I had a very ugly breakup...
    Spangled Spangled 22-25 1 Response Dec 20, 2013

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    I do eat a lot and I have been overweight

    for a long time. I believe that I do have an overeating addiction.. but in this day and age, nobody cares about it. So it's just me and me alone who has to fix this.
    RoyalGoldx RoyalGoldx 22-25, M 4 Responses Jan 29

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    We're All A Cry For Attention...

    A glutton for punishment. a disease for the mind... Hello. What can I say that you dont already feel yourself? i hate fat I hate rolls. I hate jiggling (well I dont do that too much anymore) and I hate that i KNOW i do all of this as a cry for attention. Yes yes, cause when I...
    deleted deleted 26-30 11 Responses Jan 16, 2011

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    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 7 Responses Jul 16, 2012

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    Majorly Obese...

    I'm 15 stone, and only 5'2. so I'm majorly overweight. morbidly obese. but I'm still beautiful. no one has the right to judge me by how I look. and if anyone does, then they aren't worth my time. simple.
    deleted deleted 26-30 4 Responses Nov 13, 2007

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    Tummy

    I was a scrawny baby, I stayed that way until about four, when I started to gain. I had never been bothered by what I ate. I never put on weight so it didn't bother me! Mum didn't worry about my weight gain. In fact she was glad it was coming, I didn't to gain a few kgs. By the...
    scarlettmadeleine scarlettmadeleine 16-17, F 5 Responses Oct 22, 2013

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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 sence i have gained it about 2years now if feel like i must be grows to him i am so sad i need help to loose weight getting desprite and alone.I...
    Robinhawes Robinhawes 46-50, F 2 Responses Mar 20

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    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 22-25, F 4 Responses Mar 4

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    Mum Of Four And Overweight

    Hi I am a mummy of four beautiful children my first 2 children have a different dad, but he doesn't have anything to do with them, so my fiancé is their daddy. I got pregnant at 18 with my first son and weighed about 85 kilos, I stayed about that weight as I was really sick...
    Curvey30 Curvey30 26-30, F 4 Responses Sep 16, 2013

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    I don't think people understand how hard it is

    to lose weight. I'm apparently not fat but I know I need to lose 100 pounds because I don't look my weight. Skinny people think we can just go run everyday like its nothing , it hurts especially for me because I have bad asthma. I want to run but when you feel like your...
    futurestar94 futurestar94 18-21, F 8 Responses Dec 7, 2013

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    I Hate Being Fat

    I love food so much but i hate being fat!! Losing weight is not easy when ur morbidly obese. Exercise hurts hell walking is an uphill battle half the time wat are my options if exercise is 2 painful for me plus i want to tone up how can i do this??
    chenille93 chenille93 18-21, F 2 Responses Nov 25, 2013

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    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 10 Responses Oct 21, 2012

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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. 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 13-15, F 4 Responses Mar 20

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    Weight Issues Who Doesn't Have Them?

    Well let see I had my first child at 17, and before I had him I weighed about 115. Them right after I had him I went back to my normal weight. Then I got married and had My 2nd son last year and I am having a harder time. I weighed 170 after I had him and the doctor put me on...
    shaynafl shaynafl 21-25, F 8 Responses Sep 20, 2007

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    I am overweight! I exercise six days each week

    and run at least three. Unfortunately, I just have terrible genetics and am not meant to be magazine-girl-thin. It's hard to feel beautiful when all I feel is rolls upon rolls upon rolls......
    calixthe calixthe 46-50, F 3 Responses Feb 25

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    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...
    Lostsoul22 Lostsoul22 22-25, F 25 Responses May 17, 2009

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    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 11 Responses Feb 6, 2013

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    Self-acceptance

    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 6 Responses Sep 14, 2008

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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 2 Responses Mar 20

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    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 16-17, F 15 Responses Jan 22

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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 be. This account will not be fake i will not hid the truth and i will tell you everything i can about myself. Why b/c for once im...
    englishbbv englishbbv 22-25, F 3 Responses Apr 7

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    I've always been overweight.

    My heaviest was 220 at 14 years old and 5'2". I'm happy to say I've lost a good amount, but I'm almost 18 and no where near my goal. I can't seem to get motivated for some reason. People used to harass me so much. My sister was always beautiful and thin, my brother was handsome...
    reneeo11314 reneeo11314 18-21, F 7 Responses Jan 4

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    The Destroyer

    At a local resteraunt in my town there is a competition called beat the Destroyer. The destroyer is a 2 pound burger with onion rings cheese bacon and chips coated in mayonnaise. I spoke to the chef and he recons there might be like 5000 calories in this one burger!! Well, i had...
    chubbychik chubbychik 13-15, F 9 Responses Jun 28, 2013

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    Is It Weird That I Like Being This Size?

    I have always been overweight, and I admit, at first, I hated it. But, now I see that being overweight isn't the end of the world. Before being this comfortable, people always sort of cheered me on to loose weight, and now that I think I look just fine, they sneer at me. Is it...
    CrazyPisces CrazyPisces 16-17, F 6 Responses Apr 3, 2012

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    Relationship Trouble Because I'm Overweight.

     I am really overweight and i'm quite young. I feel horrible everytime i look into the mirror or try on old clothes that once fit. For more than half a year i had a phone relationship with a guy i have a crush on. But he never met me in person. And one day when i was flying...
    Waverunnergirl Waverunnergirl 16-17 2 Responses Aug 22, 2008

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    I Have Lost 54 Lbs But I Still Have A Ways To Go

    I'm fat. Yup I said it. Not like a person can hide it right. I hate being fat. I like how I am inside but the outside needs work, don't have low self esteem but don't like being fat. I have gone on every diet you can practically think of and have come to realize it's not about...
    Kindal Kindal 46-50, F 14 Responses Jul 27, 2010

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    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

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    I am over weight. I have been trying to remedy

    this situation for years now, but I make progress, then let it go for a while and gain it all back! Right now I'm on a path I've never traveled befor. I am sticking with it and determined to become a " normal " person. I am doing this with gradual changes and counting calories...
    Katelyn13 Katelyn13 13-15, F 2 Responses Feb 21

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    So I wore one of those things

    that suck your thighs and guts in... On my way to school now and I've never been so uncomfortable. I can hardly even breathe in this thing :/. But it made me look so nice and standing it is easy... I can't tell if I regret it or not.
    Naxxaras Naxxaras 16-17, F 2 Responses Jan 15

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    Hello, I'm and 18 year old male

    and recently I've gained alot of weight. About a year ago, I was lean and toned. I wouldn't say rock hard, but decent. Suddenly, I had a spike in depression and gained 20-30 pounds, and I feel awful. My social life has come to a complete stand-still and I loathe the way I am. I...
    Burningandtwisting Burningandtwisting 18-21, M 19 hrs ago

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    cant diet or exercise

    as I am too lazy and demotivated
    komalj komalj 22-25, F 5 Responses 4 days ago

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    I Am Fat My Truth about being a ''Fat

    Girl and Woman" I am not writing this for sympathy (I don't want it, I don't need it) its purely for experience sharing. So, if you are reading this you are probably also on the chubby side or you are trolling, if you are trolling keep in mind no negative comment you have...
    peaceandserenityplease peaceandserenityplease 22-25, F 2 Responses Jan 21

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    Hi my names Taylor, I'm currently 13 stone

    maybe a tiny bit more, my story is that when i was 16 i used to be 20 stone, but when i was in my last year at school i was upset about my weight and the way i looked, so i went on a diet i didnt know what was involved in a diet etc, when i got half way through 2012 i lost about...
    TaylorLouise123 TaylorLouise123 18-21, F 2 Responses Feb 9

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    Overweight and Depressed

    Hi,  I'm a 45 yr old woman and for the first time in my life feel alone.  I am very overweight and have known it for years.  When I was young my mom would have me weigh every week to her 115 lbs was fat when I left home the last thing I wanted to see was a scale...
    eaglelady eaglelady 41-45, F 6 Responses May 3, 2009

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    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...
    deleted deleted 26-30 6 Responses Nov 27, 2011

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    I am 19 years old and currently weight

    205-210lbs. In 2011 I was 117 lbs and was so proud of myself. I don't know what will motivate me to stick to a diet, and a healthy and easy way to loose weight...... what do I do.
    lrn2frgv11 lrn2frgv11 18-21, F 1 Response Feb 26

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    Obesity Is a State of Mind Too

    I have been obese most of my 48 years. I started life at 6 lbs 5 ounces and went up lol. I am male and stand 5' 10". I think I weigh over 400 lbs because I can't find a scale big enough to determine it exactly anymore. Now yes I feel like crap about not being thin and...
    Frostbear Frostbear 46-50, M 5 Responses Mar 22, 2009

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    It's a horrifying feeling.

    I saw a doctor a few years ago and he said I would be dead by 45 if I didn't take drastic action. The thought forced me to change my lifestyle. So far I have dropped 40 lbs. It has been an obstacle but when I see the results it pushes me even more. I still have a long road away...
    jessiejay76 jessiejay76 36-40, F 4 Responses Jan 17

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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. I am loving. I am affectionate. I am funny. I am passionate. I am smart. I am sexual. I am interesting. I am genuine. I am...
    tuckshoparms tuckshoparms 31-35, F 3 Responses Mar 27

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    However, I'm happy to say

    that I've lost 30 pounds since New Year's Eve.
    RustinCohle RustinCohle 18-21, M 2 Responses Mar 13

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    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 18-21, M 4 Responses Jun 24, 2013

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    All my life I've been the fat kid.

    I used to put on a facade that I was comfortable with myself when in reality I hated every roll on my body. It really hit me how much fat I had when I went to Six Flags and I had to work a little bit harder to get in to the seats and get the safety belt to latch down. It didn't...
    ViLife11 ViLife11 18-21, F 3 Responses Feb 23

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    Fatter

    Started gaining about 5 months ago. Every time I touch my belly I get so hot.. anyone else get that? Hoping to double by the end of the year and more so any help would be appreciated guys.
    fattyboy550 fattyboy550 41-45, M 2 Responses Sep 17, 2013

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    I Am Fat

    I don't know why I want to say this all. I just do. I am tall and I am fat. I weigh 245 pounds. I wear a size eighteen. I am round. I have been fat my whole life. My parents used to weigh me once a month and then pinch a roll from around my waist. I have been embarrassed...
    hana4734 hana4734 22-25 6 Responses Jul 23, 2010

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    I am ten pounds overweight,

    5'0" and 135 lbs., but it could be worse. It could always be worse. For anyone. I just hate being so close to being considered part of the "normal weight" cohort, yet, no matter how healthy I eat or how many hours I spend exercising, I just can't seem to get any results.
    jxparc jxparc 16-17 4 Responses Feb 1

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    Tooo Heavy!

    fed up of my shape.dont want a big bum any more or the rubber ring round my stomach.fed up of breathing in .trying to go to the gym regular but the secret is LEAVE THE CHOCS ALONE!
    deleted deleted 26-30 4 Responses Apr 12, 2008

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    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 7 Responses Jun 21, 2012

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    I have always been overweight.

    My Mom would make cake and cookies and just urge me to eat continually. I guess she figured we didn't have an abundance of much else besides food so she would spoil me with that. idk what she figured, but she has apologized. I got it all from her, but its been a long time...
    DyreWvlf DyreWvlf 36-40, F 5 Responses Feb 22

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    Unloveable.

    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 22-25, F 13 Responses Jun 18, 2013

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    i have tried a lot of diets,

    some are working some are not. i am not back to my heaviest 170 lbs. i'm 4'11 in height and weigh 170 lbs. god bless me, i really want to lose weight. i am aiming to lose at least 50 lbs before October.
    eternallight351 eternallight351 26-30, F 3 Responses Feb 9

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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 way over weight. I can feel it from him. and when I kinda ask if that's why he dosen't deny it is the reason. I have done every...
    kngarza06 kngarza06 46-50, F 2 Responses Mar 31

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    Related Experiences

    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 Apr 11

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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 1 Response Mar 25

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    For my height and age my doctor said I should weigh about 135 pounds. Instead I weigh in at 420 pounds. Extremely overweight? I think not!
    ImNotAFake ImNotAFake 16-17, F 3 Responses 1 day ago

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    That other picture I posted was old. This is me today.