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I Am Overweight

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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...
    fattyboy550 fattyboy550 41-45, M 1 Response Sep 17, 2013

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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...
    Crazybunny101 Crazybunny101 16-17, F 4 Responses Jul 5, 2012

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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...
    hana4734 hana4734 22-25 6 Responses Jul 23, 2010

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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...
    DyreWvlf DyreWvlf 36-40, F 4 Responses Feb 22

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    cant diet or exercise as I am too lazy and demotivated
    komalj komalj 22-25, F 3 Responses 1 day ago

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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...
    EmoHst EmoHst 26-30, F 19 Responses Sep 17, 2007

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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...
    futurestar94 futurestar94 18-21, F 7 Responses Dec 7, 2013

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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...
    Kindal Kindal 46-50, F 14 Responses Jul 27, 2010

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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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    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...
    deleted deleted 26-30 4 Responses Nov 13, 2007

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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...
    RoyalGoldx RoyalGoldx 22-25, M 3 Responses Jan 29

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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 1 Response Mar 13

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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...
    Waverunnergirl Waverunnergirl 16-17 2 Responses Aug 22, 2008

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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...
    jessiejay76 jessiejay76 36-40, F 3 Responses Jan 17

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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...
    KellSee1 KellSee1 16-17, F 14 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...
    englishbbv englishbbv 22-25, F 2 Responses Apr 7

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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...
    fatz69 fatz69 36-40, F 3 Responses Jul 15, 2013

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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...
    TaylorLouise123 TaylorLouise123 18-21, F 1 Response Feb 9

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

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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...
    gainergirl19 gainergirl19 18-21, F 10 Responses Oct 21, 2012

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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...
    chenille93 chenille93 18-21, F 1 Response Nov 25, 2013

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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...
    eaglelady eaglelady 41-45, F 6 Responses May 3, 2009

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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...
    chubbychik chubbychik 13-15, F 9 Responses Jun 28, 2013

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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...
    Eyeofthebeholder23 Eyeofthebeholder23 22-25, F 3 Responses Mar 4

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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...
    Katelyn13 Katelyn13 13-15, F 1 Response Feb 21

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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 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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    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...
    scarlettmadeleine scarlettmadeleine 16-17, F 4 Responses Oct 22, 2013

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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...
    shaynafl shaynafl 21-25, F 8 Responses Sep 20, 2007

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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...
    Frostbear Frostbear 46-50, M 5 Responses Mar 22, 2009

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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 2...
    Spangled Spangled 22-25 Dec 20, 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...
    ViLife11 ViLife11 18-21, F 2 Responses Feb 23

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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...
    reneeo11314 reneeo11314 18-21, F 6 Responses Jan 4

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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...
    gainergirl19 gainergirl19 18-21, F 11 Responses Feb 6, 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...
    eternallight351 eternallight351 26-30, F 2 Responses Feb 9

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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...
    deleted deleted 26-30 11 Responses Jan 16, 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...
    lrn2frgv11 lrn2frgv11 18-21, F Feb 26

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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...
    peaceandserenityplease peaceandserenityplease 22-25, F 1 Response Jan 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...
    Naxxaras Naxxaras 16-17, F 1 Response Jan 15

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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...
    gainergirl19 gainergirl19 18-21, F 7 Responses Jun 21, 2012

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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...
    CrazyPisces CrazyPisces 16-17, F 6 Responses Apr 3, 2012

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

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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...
    deleted deleted 26-30 4 Responses Apr 12, 2008

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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...
    jxparc jxparc 16-17 3 Responses Feb 1

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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...
    HushLittleOne HushLittleOne 22-25, F 12 Responses Jun 18, 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...
    xoiloveyou xoiloveyou 22-25, F 6 Responses Sep 14, 2008

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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...
    calixthe calixthe 46-50, F 2 Responses Feb 25

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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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    The Fat Friend - A few hours ago, an old 'friend' of mine from high school posted this image to my wall on Facebook with the caption 'such a great pic!'This girl I used to think...
    Sp4rky Sp4rky 22-25, F 7 Responses Sep 7, 2013

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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...
    superchubgainer superchubgainer 18-21, M 3 Responses Jun 24, 2013

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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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