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I Battle With Weight Issues

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    People Say I Look Great So Why Should I Stop?

    I wasn't fat. I was sort of chubby. But I know I was fatter than before. I gained 10 pounds after first year at my university. People noticed that. Close friends teased me and called me fat. Family was shocked to see me when I went back to my home country. They also thought I was...
    HellloKittty HellloKittty 18-21, F 5 Responses Jul 27, 2010

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    I think it's funny how the first thing most

    people notice is how you appear. Whether you're skinny, fat, pretty or not pretty, people will judge you and sometimes they aren't so nice. My Mom owns a nail salon and she keeps some of the supplies at home for storage. The other week she brought all the waxing supplies to the...
    babysunnyy babysunnyy 18-21, F Jan 7

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    I cannot stop criticizing my body

    and thinking I am still the fat girl. Nothing is working. I'm really really upset and sad.
    Tatsallaround Tatsallaround 18-21, F Mar 5

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    Yo-yo Diet

    Yo-yo diet,Puttin' it on,Taking it off,Always at it,Havin' fun,The balance,Never right,I'm just a,Bloody yo-yo!
    lazycrazybasket lazycrazybasket 46-50, M 3 Responses Dec 4, 2011

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    Weight Problems

    I've had a difficult time with my weight since I was a child. I've always obsessed over my weight, and had terrible self-esteem. Many women do. In our society today, appearance has become the focus, it's constantly talked about, and obsessed over. The media constantly puts the...
    re4409 re4409 18-21 2 Responses May 4, 2013

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    Chunky Monkey

    Im 14 and fat. Im 5'6" and 220 pounds. Just one year ago i was 5'6" and 70 pounds brcause i was annorexic. Now im obsessed with food and a hippo.
    dynah1998 dynah1998 13-15, F 3 Responses Dec 18, 2012

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    I've been eating healthy

    for the last few weeks and then today I thought I'd give myself a treat, while I'm eating it, I liked it but after I eat something unhealthy I feel fat as ****. I feel disgusted with myself and like I'm huge and a pig. Hate feeling like this cause a person should be allowed a...
    OverThinker123 OverThinker123 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 21

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    Id Love To Know The Nack To Losing Weight!

    Im unreal for trying to lose weight wen i join weight watchers/slimming world everyone around me loses weight and looks great but me... I lose one week put on the next week im not lazy i go to the gym 3-4 times a week but im still 13st 10lb and its completely depressing i need...
    cuddleyB cuddleyB 36-40, F 2 Responses Jun 7, 2013

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    Ugh......i Hate My Weight

    It's not even a joke, being overweight sucks (Well, for me at least)! I don't know how it all happened. One minute I was this slender athletic babe eating any and every kind of food I could get my hands on and not worrying about all the calories or where all the fat would be...
    darkafricanchild darkafricanchild 22-25, F 4 Responses Dec 10, 2012

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    Weigth, Love & Anxiety

      I decided to share my story with you today, in order to give you hope, complaint or simply get all this thoughts out of my system. A few weeks ago, I found an old boyfriend of mine over the internet and we decided to see each other again, after two years of not seeing or...
    pyfelgato pyfelgato 26-30, F 11 Responses Mar 25, 2008

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    Ok so I am 139 pounds.

    5ft 5. No matter what I do I cannot shift weight. I have not got a healthy relationship with good. I am scared to eat too much. I don't eat red meat. No sugar. ( unless it's hidden sugars in food that I have no control over) I eat fruit, nuts, seeds. White meat, quorn, pasta...
    ifilayhere ifilayhere 31-35, F 5 Responses Mar 17

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    As Usual, I'm the Opposite of the Norm

    I have always been under weight and loose weight very easily. Ok so at this point every one scoffs and tells me they wished they had my 'problem' But a problem it is. The last time i got ill i lost 7lbs in a week, i looked awfull and and had dizzy spells!.....Didnt...
    deleted deleted 26-30 5 Responses May 12, 2008

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    Why Am I Like This?

    I am so sick of the term BBW.  Yep, I am a BBW and I hate it.  In college I was thin & muscular and I didn't even appreciate it.  I started gaining weight after college when I moved in with my boyfriend.  The pounds just kept coming and coming.  I...
    Livinitright Livinitright 41-45, F 4 Responses Dec 13, 2007

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    My Self Image And Weight Image.. :(

    My name is Deanna.. I have had weight problems all my life.. at the highest weight in my life I weighed over 300 lbs.. my ex husband wanted me big.. so I did it.. gained weight during pregnancy and never shed it until I accidentally got pregnant with my little girl.. when I was...
    deleted deleted 26-30 5 Responses Feb 27, 2013

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    Back in elementary school,

    I didn't care about my weight because I just didn't. I was fine the way I was. I was confident. Then I got expose to social media. I always saw pretty models on the covers of magazines, across the media, just everywhere. I told myself "I want to be like them." After that, I...
    Livelovelaughforeved Livelovelaughforeved 18-21, F 3 Responses a week ago

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    My Battle With Weight

    In 2007, I decided to go on a diet because I had sleep apnea and the start of diabetes. Being Native American, Italian and Irish, I was around lots of bad for you food and drink, and my ways caught up with me. I lost over 90 lbs at my best, but have since put 25 lbs back on. ( I...
    Indigolesbian70 Indigolesbian70 41-45, F 3 Responses Aug 9, 2012

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    deleted deleted 26-30 Oct 14, 2013

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    That Weight Can Disappear By Just Having A "Go Get It" Attitude

    Aside from being able to lose weight and mold your body how you want, it has been made even easier for folks like you guys to stay motivated! Every week someone earns a piece of $10,000 and tons of other prizes and vacations just for losing 10 pounds or just getting into better...
    FitnessChamp FitnessChamp 26-30 Apr 1, 2013

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    I have a fear of being fat.

    Simple as that. I was bulimic and anorexic but I still struggle with it. I never go past 100 pounds I won't let myself. I'm pretty short only 5ft 2inches and I'm addicted to fitting into the small sized clothes. Before I used to weigh 125? I don't remember but around there. Just...
    FallenPoisonedRose FallenPoisonedRose 16-17, F Dec 5, 2013

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    I am 21 years old, and the first time I

    remember hating myself for being "fat", I was 7 years old. The truth is, I've never been technically overweight in my life. When I was in high school, eating well and being active, I weighed around 135 pounds. I'm 5'6" and have generally wide hips, so I have always been somewhat...
    cah2336 cah2336 18-21, F Jan 10

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    I Cant Find Clothes That Fit As Im That Fat Now!

    Many men and woman all over the world have something about them they do not like and would give almost everything to change. Mines would be my waist /hip size and my over hang belly. In my teens i was a size 12/14 and i was happy. When I turned 17 i had problems with my mental...
    Rocks08 Rocks08 22-25, F 1 Response Nov 14, 2010

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    I Think I Have A Binge-Eating Disorder?!?

    I know that admitting you have a problem is half the battle and it is. However, no one knows the extent. I will deliberately go out and buy family size bars of chocolate and eat 2 or 3 in a go. If I have a bag of crisps, I will have 6 packs. I never feel full. I don't eat quickly...
    Fairydust82 Fairydust82 31-35, F 1 Response Apr 15, 2013

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    Still Have Days Where I Feel Like Im Fat

    But for the most part im dealing with it pretty good . I still have days where i feel like i look horrible . But I'm eating and exercising  now so im feeling more accomplished now . I'm not sure the anxiety and negative feelings will ever fully go away .. but  i can...
    starstruck2xtrme starstruck2xtrme 26-30, F Jan 4, 2008

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    Weight And Love

    Yes I'm over weight and tried everything I just can't do it I feel alone and than get depressed so I eat I have partner but when ya feel no help no love from them u feel worse I know he loves me but don't come near me than I think it's cause I'm fat so than u eat cause u hurting...
    bepseycola bepseycola 41-45, F 2 Responses Nov 21, 2013

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    Never Good Enough

    Until the age of 13 I was the chubby red-head with the skinny older sister who everyone raved about.When i was 13 i got a paper route in my neighborhood and started walking 2hrs a day.It seemed like overnight i grew 2 inches in height lost 50lbs. and had huge boobs,I dyed my hair...
    jj1983 jj1983 21-25, F 2 Responses Apr 18, 2008

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    Since I Can Remember

    i remember thinking i was too fat when i was about 8. all the girls in school would bully me and i remember being really sefl conscious and trying to diet. i went up to about 11st when I was about 13. I was 5'3 and a British 12 (American 8). So I stopped eating, dropped to 7st...
    Tesse Tesse 18-21, F 14 Responses Mar 26, 2008

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    My Obsession With My Weight

    I am 5'4 and weigh 10'2 i am not over weight. but i struggle to look at my body and ever be satsified i feel much bigger than i am. i use a lot of calories up because im a dancer, i used to not eat anything during the day and just eat dinner till my mum found out. i then got into...
    potato11 potato11 22-25, F Oct 1, 2013

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    Rude Men

    I was at a party at my cousin's house one time, and there were these brothers there who are twins, among the guests. These two are childhood friends of my cousin's husband. When I walked in, I took a seat on the couch where there was a group of people, including some mutual...
    mymimis mymimis 41-45 May 24, 2013

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    Oh the Wonderful Scale

    I wish that is one invention that never happened...... ha ha I have always struggled with my weight from primary scholl till now, i cant even look at a chocolate. About a year ago i lost 10 kg so am at a normal weight now, but want to loose another five, but ive gotten into...
    Cleopantha Cleopantha 21-25, F 2 Responses Mar 10, 2008

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    My Personal Weight Battle

    About 3 years into a really bad relationship, at the age of 30, I started seeing myself as this woman that would never find real love again.  I began to tell myself that it did not matter how I looked anymore, infact, I felt as though I did not care anymore. For...
    indymomof2 indymomof2 36-40, F 2 Responses Feb 20, 2010

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    I Hate My Weight X

    When i was younger i was perfect 12 and was 34 dd i was so confident . now ten years on with a son a size 18 and its killing me ,i can not look in the mirror, i get depressed sleepless nights and my life revolves around my weight and diets x its pure hell xx
    LIZZIE79 LIZZIE79 26-30, F 1 Response Apr 17, 2008

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    My Daily Burden

    My whole life has been a constant struggle to keep my weight down. I was a chubby kid and went into high school getting even heavier because everything was negative for me there. But one summer i turned it all around and lost about 40 pounds going into my junior year by taking 30...
    LucidxDreams LucidxDreams 22-25, F 2 Responses Jul 9, 2012

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    Doing Everything Right

    I cannot lose weight. What more can I do? I eat healthy, not too much. Fruits, veggies, vegan proteins,and carbs in balance. I walk for hours everyday. Before I moved here I was not walking as much, but swimming, running, doing yoga, and weight lifting. Got my thyroid checked and...
    Anchom Anchom 36-40, F Sep 22, 2013

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    Really Struggling With My Weight

    I am not over weight according to doctors but I have a LOT of belly fat. One time I lost about 15lbs but I can't seem to do it again. I've been trying to eat better and slower but when I do it just makes think about bad foods even more then I eat a bunch of crap that I shouldn't...
    adhouse adhouse 26-30, F Aug 13, 2013

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    Why Does It Seem So Hard??

    Im on this weight program thing and I lost allot of weight from it before but I stopped and gain some weight back. Now I started like 2 weeks ago but I slipped up on it for a couple of days. I'm kind of mad at myself for not eating healthy and not sticking to the diet. I get so...
    blackpepperfox blackpepperfox 16-17, F 1 Response May 5, 2013

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    I've always been overweight.

    I've been ok with it. But.. lately I have been struggling to deal with it. Before I was able to maintain a weight. Now I am actually gaining ALOT and really fast. I don't feel that I'm gaining weight. But apparently I am. I'm fine with where I am at right.now. but it's hard. My...
    Raven628 Raven628 16-17, F 3 Responses Apr 7

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    Hate Myself

    I feel sooooo bad about myself. I'm always struggling with weigh. Right now I'm at 165lbs wished I was at 120lbs but seems so impossible living with slim kids n slim Hubby who are always eating what they like . I used to b at 195lbs right after my last baby n jogged all My fat...
    Yourz4ver Yourz4ver 26-30, F 2 Responses Feb 20, 2013

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    My battle is with those

    that think weight is the issue. It's not. Weight is just a symptom and most often the real problem is the persons relationship to food. If you been a yo-yo dieter, going up and down, then dieting is in fact hurting your health. Please message me if you'd like my help - and no, I...
    KaleKing KaleKing 70+, M Feb 28

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    Constantly At War With the Weight Scale That Is Chained to My Ankle

    Everything started back in elementary school, around the fourth and fifth grades. I started gaining an excessive amount of weight and continued well throughout my life, even now. My mother loved me dearly, even to this day, but in her own ways that i have only just begun to...
    bonni3bunny bonni3bunny 18-21, F 4 Responses Nov 20, 2008

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    All I think about is food :( I get really

    emotional when and I try to diet
    Gemmaridge86 Gemmaridge86 18-21, F 1 Response Apr 2

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    My Weight Is Not My Fault

    I was born with a medicle issue called hypothyroidisim. I keep gaining weight because my body has a low metabolisim and it can not feel hot or cold like people who have a higher metabolisim or working thyroids. All my life I have been considered; fat, huge, overweight, heavy-set...
    tjumper1117 tjumper1117 31-35, F 2 Responses Apr 5, 2013

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    My Mom always told me

    that I'll be pretty if I'm skinny. Once I reached 127 pounds (the lowest I've ever been) I believed what my Mom said is true. That's when my high school crush noticed me. We were in AP psych and he actually talked to me.
    babysunnyy babysunnyy 18-21, F 2 Responses Jan 7

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    Food Is My Enemy.

    It started when i was 12 . At primary school i was taken out of normal class to participate in weight management classes because i was overweight. Yes i was but why didnt they educate others to help instead of hinder by teasing and bullying. It got worse as i got into teenage...
    kruzerdays kruzerdays 31-35 1 Response Oct 21, 2008

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    Weight Issues

    i have problems with my weight. I'm obsessed with losing weight, sometimes I don't eat on purpose and starve myself but some of the time I don't feel hungry. My mum is very worried about me but I don't really take much notice of what she says. sometimes I throw my lunch away at...
    spicey123 spicey123 16-17, F 2 Responses Apr 10, 2008

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    My Success At Losing Weight

    I can’t workout in the gym because I have 3 damaged discs… I can’t jog because I have arthritis in my knees… I am almost 63 years old… I lost over 18 pounds in 6 weeks… No “fads”…no “wraps”…no serious workout demands… It’s really as simple as adjusting...
    PeteWellness50 PeteWellness50 61-65, M Aug 28, 2013

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    Perfect Girl

    I have made a video about the beauty ideals that says women should be skinny and how it effect me and will effect my daughter. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=38h6St_z-oo It´s something I am sure a lot (most?) of the women all over this world can relate to. I am so upset about...
    piatjader piatjader 31-35 Apr 24, 2013

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    I Am Battling With My Weight.....

    For the last few years I have battled with my weight. I recently got divorced. I believe that stress contributed to my weight gain as I used to not be this heavy. It is depressing but I know that I can do it. I have been on a very strict diet for the past  few weeks and I...
    kerri1216 kerri1216 31-35, F 2 Responses Sep 27, 2010

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    I Used To Battle With Weight Issues

    All of my adult life I struggled with my weight and the result of my relationship with food...!! I ate for all the wrong reasons and was putting on so much weight I thought it was out of control. Then I found out about this 90 day challenge and it has completely changed my...
    TheVIGuy TheVIGuy 51-55 Sep 5, 2013

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    Battling Myself

    In the fall of 2009 something bad happened to me. I started to find comfort in foods that weren't so healthy for me. At the height of 5'2 I ended up weighing in over 200lbs. In the mist of me being over weight I was in and out of the hospital. I had a huge file. One day the...
    Lissaloo42 Lissaloo42 22-25, F 4 Responses Jun 9, 2013

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    Losing Weight...uuhggghh!

    I am kind of discouraged about trying to lose weight. I try and it seems I fall head first into something chocolate and then feel totally guilty! But today, I have eaten some good things. It is hard to eat good at work sometimes. But I am trying to bring fruit...I love...
    sweetsunset sweetsunset 36-40, F 8 Responses Apr 17, 2008

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