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I Battle With Weight Issues

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    I'm 34, had 4 children

    and have always been a UK size 8 think that's a 4 in US? Well here is the thing right, I'm in the gym 5 days a week, cardio and resistance work, I eat mega healthy ( apart from one cuppa tea in the morning with 2 sugars) this is doctors orders as I have low blood sugar...
    Ifilayhere Ifilayhere 70+, F 14 Responses Jun 8

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    It's up and it's down.

    Sometimes my clothes fit too big, sometimes not big enough. I just want to feel comfortable no matter what size and I don't 😒 I can never wear cute clothes cause my shape is so weird. It's so frustrating! Rather than looking in the mirror and being disappointed I just don't...
    Shygirl917 Shygirl917 18-21, F May 6

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    Meal Replacement

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    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Oct 14, 2013

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    emmatee emmatee 18-21, F Feb 10

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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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    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 Apr 12

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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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    I am loosing weight too slowly.

    It's not a matter of bad diet or too many or too few calories. I am overweight and have plenty to loose, which I have done successfully before kids. But now, even with a perfectly balanced diet, I'm loosing less than 3 lbs per month. Sounds like I should be grateful but I have...
    squirrelbounce squirrelbounce 36-40, F 2 Responses Apr 20

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    Hey! My suggestion is cut the meat!

    The food that offer pleasure but is not really beneficial for you. change to fruits, vegetables, seeds, food that comes from the ground and water you will be good! Problem is it requires discipline but has many benefits, believe me.
    kamachulu kamachulu 22-25, M 2 Responses 17 hrs ago

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    Ugh I can't anymore I'm sick of my mom calling

    me fat and saying i look 185
    lillexy05044 lillexy05044 16-17, F 4 Responses Jun 29

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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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    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 70+, F 5 Responses Mar 17

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    I use to weigh 200lbs.

    I got tired of my guy never calling me pretty or skinny like he did for ever other girl. I now weigh 120 with a new guy but I think cause I can't eat and I make myself puke for no reason it gets in the way. I know he don't want me fat so why does he complain?
    JustWantBeauty JustWantBeauty 18-21, F 1 Response Jun 29

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    Yeah....tends to go something like this.

    .. "OI FATTY?" "WOT?" "YOU NEED TO LOSE WEIGHT!!" "**** YOU!"
    picklebobble picklebobble 46-50, M 17 hrs ago

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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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    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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    My name is Kelli. Attached is my before

    and after picture!!! I'm 24 years old and a I would love to share my short but great story about weight loss that might help you in your attempts to feel better and look better. 5 months ago I started a program called Advocare! I lost 16 lbs in 24 days, and I have lost 40 pounds...
    kellirae22 kellirae22 22-25, F Jul 8

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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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    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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    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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    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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    Body Image Versus Everything Else

    Even when people say that, "you should be you" and "don't worry about what others think," it's impossible to ignore external standards of beauty. It's ironically weighted heavily too -- physical beauty will give you greater benefit and will be worth more than any other factor of...
    auroramaru auroramaru 46-50, F 5 Responses Apr 15, 2013

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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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    I'm so sick of people think I'm super over

    weight I am not super skinny but I'm not really big either I am losing weight but people judge the way I look and my aunt ask if I should really were something that size I'm only a XL or L
    BrookeDuchanne16 BrookeDuchanne16 16-17, F 13 Responses May 6

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    It's sooo terrible these days.

    Every little thing gets to me, and I'm just losing it. I have absolutely no love for myself whatsoever.
    Tatsallaround Tatsallaround 18-21, F 1 Response May 29

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    This depression an anxiety is taking over my

    whole life...I really struggle to put on weight :( I'm sick and tired of being skinny and I don't feel good in anything I wear...how the hell am I going to concur the world with my singing :(
    pardz pardz 22-25, M 1 Response Apr 30

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    I hate that every time I walk by my step dad he

    goes "you need to loose weight", not only does it hurt, it makes me want to just eat more..
    caligirl2995 caligirl2995 18-21, F 2 Responses May 14

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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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    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'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 18-21, F 4 Responses Apr 7

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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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    So hard to lose weight.

    I keep breaking my diets. I'm too lazy to excercise. & embarressed to jog in public.
    lillexy05044 lillexy05044 16-17, F 2 Responses Jul 2

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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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    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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    I Just Feel The Need To Eat

    The only way i can not eat is if I am distracted or not at home. It's probably because of my depression. I am not overweight but I have a stomach and I am not diggin it. I'm 19 and I'm sick of it. I wish I could stop eating but ugh I don't know what to do. I feel like If i did...
    depresseddanii depresseddanii 18-21 1 Response Nov 14, 2010

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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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    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 3 Responses Mar 21

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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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    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 5 Responses Dec 10, 2012

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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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    i have battled weight issue

    since i was 14. i have been called fat and a cow on numerous occasions. i have been made to feel that i am not beautiful because i am fat. But now i am content with my body and secure about my weight, even though i am still fat, i don't feel sad about it. i have rather...
    storysucker17 storysucker17 22-25 May 12

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    I have come to the conclusion

    if I eat all time, how do I know when I'm truly hungry? It has taken a week for me to slow down on the eating and realize when I'm hungry and when to stop eating. Since I've been doing that, I've lost 5lbs in 2 days. I haven't been going to the gym, I've just done my normal...
    jayp08 jayp08 22-25, F 1 Response 18 hrs ago

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    I am 16 years of age

    and am battling with something like anorexia. I am less than 127 lbs. and am 5'7.5" My BMI is almost 35lbs. Underweight
    GoodVibesAquaEyes GoodVibesAquaEyes 16-17, F 4 Responses May 6

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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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    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 3 Responses Nov 21, 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 3 Responses Jan 7

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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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    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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    Related Experiences

    I am addicted to constantly thinking the worst of myself and making up in my mind what I want to believe to feel sorry for myself. I feel alone and am losing my battle with myself...
    aneurysm91 aneurysm91 22-25, M 2 Responses Jun 30

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    I'm definitely an 'up and down'er with my weight. First hit a high weight at 13, slowly through healthy balanced dieting lost it an emerged through it at 15. Then went too far and...
    MillyMilly33 MillyMilly33 31-35, F 1 Response 17 hrs ago

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    It is so deteriorating toward our country and even the world! The media and people in general have the mindset of "people need to look like super models to be acceptable in...
    findasilverlining33 findasilverlining33 16-17, F Jul 3

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    An ex "boyfriend" of mine once told me "You're the perfect weight...but if you were 20 pounds heavier...then...I probably wouldn't even be dating you. And that's the truth."
    nemophilist8 nemophilist8 18-21, F 3 Responses 1 day ago