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I Can't Lay Flat On My Stomach

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 175 People

    My Short Story Of Pain

    I've had problems with my back and an MRI shows that I have three bulged discs. So, naturally most people believe it’s my back when I tell them my problem. For the last two years I've had a problem with my ribs from the back. It feels the way that I would imagine it would feel...
    djones76 djones76 56-60 May 6, 2011

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    Guess its just growing with all

    that food I take :s
    Fatgirlandrea Fatgirlandrea 16-17, F 16 Responses Apr 28

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    Ice Cream Belly

    My belly is getting bigger im doing pretty good with the non flat belly        
    teenmalegainer teenmalegainer 18-21, M 6 Responses Jul 18, 2011

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    Not Anymore....

    Now that i'm obese i can't even lay on my stomach... if i do the large amount of fat i have stored in my belly pushes into my organs and i can barely breath.. when i lay on it.. it ends up looking much like the group logo :p guess i should lay off the junk food for a bit
    CrushedDreamer CrushedDreamer 13-15, F 2 Responses Jul 31, 2011

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    I Can Actually...

    but the flab spreads out across the bed. I have very soft flabby fat and it moulds and pours almost ots so flabby
    fatz69 fatz69 36-40, F 3 Responses Jul 23, 2013

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    Just Because I'm Getting Fat !

    Obviously at not even 200lb, I'm no where near fat enough to not be able to lie on my belly. But on the weekends when I've been a busy little piggy, calorie consuming, I can't even sit up by Sunday night, I have to lie on my back, propped up massaging my big ol' gut in bed. On...
    missbellygainer missbellygainer 22-25, F 2 Responses Jul 9, 2011

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    My breasts are too large.

    ..it takes me forever to get comfortable on my stomach...mostly it's just not worth it. Haha.(:
    deleted deleted 26-30 Apr 28

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