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I Feel Fat

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    I Can't Accept My Being Fat - I have always felt fat, but now i am.  Not seriously overweight, just maybe 20 lbs.  I have bulimia too, which complicates matters. ...
    girlkitty79 girlkitty79 26-30, F 4 Responses Jun 14, 2007

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    Due to health problems since I was 18 months old I have had to take steroid treatment, this has made me gain unnecessary weight and I have faced a lot of bullying. So yes I am fat...
    EmskieApple EmskieApple 13-15, F 2 Responses Jan 31

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    It's So Different Now - I weigh 285 pounds, the same as when I got pregnant w/my daughter in September 2010. I delivered at 292lbs & dropped to 273, but has slowly went back to...
    jackelyndianeb jackelyndianeb 26-30, F 4 Responses Apr 5, 2012

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    SecretRocks SecretRocks 13-15, F Jan 29

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    Fitness Motivation: turn sideways in a sports bra and take a picture of yourself in the mirror. Keep that picture with a measurement of your waist and your weight in a notebook. Do...
    MarineGirlfriend0810 MarineGirlfriend0810 18-21, F 4 Responses Feb 10

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    Feeling Fat - So yesterday after he fed me so much my shirt ripped. Well it didn't fit me neways but it was funny! We were looking at pictures when I was thin and then my belly was...
    Foooddd Foooddd 22-25, F 13 Responses Mar 5, 2011

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    OMG It's Comming Off!!! - I'm finally down to the 127's. I haven't seen 127 since MIDDLE SCHOOL. I still think I look fat so I probably was a chunky monkey in middle school and...
    lilskyy lilskyy 18-21, F 8 Responses Oct 2, 2007

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    16 years old and my thighs are already filled with stretch marks. Disgusting.
    chaarmaine chaarmaine 16-17, F 4 Responses 3 days ago

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    I weigh 185 I'm 5,2 and I am so fat if just trying not to go back into my bulimia :(
    littlemermaid0728 littlemermaid0728 18-21, F 4 Responses Dec 26, 2013

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    I have literally gained so much weight, and I can't stop, and I don't even feel like I'm over eating usually! Ugh, this is getting ridiculous -.-
    funnyface101 funnyface101 16-17, F 2 Responses Mar 15

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    So even though I know I should be watching what I eat, knowing I'm making the wrong choices, knowing my BSL is going to sky rocket... I just can't help myself and made some...
    Germanovna Germanovna 31-35, F 3 Responses Mar 20

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    Okay please don't make fun of me or make a smirk at the screen. I'm only 5 ft 3" and weigh 97 pounds, yet I scared of getting fat. Although I have a great body figure ( many...
    gingerbunni gingerbunni 18-21, F 8 Responses Jan 11

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    Bad Body Image ... - i was a rather thin and tall child, however, my stepfather always told me, "the only thing small about you is your nose and your ears!"  little...
    AbbyNormal AbbyNormal 31-35, F 1 Response Jun 29, 2007

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    My blue jeans are starting to fit me a little bit tighter than usual. My eating habits are all messed up.
    andreaespe andreaespe 18-21, F 2 Responses Feb 13

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    I've been pretty depressed lately so I ate a lot. Most of my friends even my family told me that I gain weight BIG TIME. Food is my best friend when I'm depressed. Anybody out...
    Misaki7590 Misaki7590 16-17, F 2 Responses Feb 9

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    Hi. :/ I am 5"3 and 116lbs..Honestly I shouldn't be complaining about my weight and being ungrateful for who I am, but this needs to be said. When I look at myself in the mirror...
    onlyhumann onlyhumann 16-17 1 Response Dec 15, 2013

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    My mum and sister call me curvy and I like the curve to my figure, so I don't look like a rectangle. But I have this little 'pooch' as my mum calls it, that I can't get rid of, it...
    AbandonedKitten AbandonedKitten 16-17, F 3 Responses Dec 20, 2013

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    Fat. I hate the word. Fat. I look in the mirror and slowly lift my shirt. My stomach is there. I don't like how it looks. I never have. A girl at school grabs a nonexistent...
    Elizaknows Elizaknows 18-21, F 3 Responses Jan 15

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    All the Time... - This is one of the hardest things for me to talk about, but I think about it every day. It has been this way since I was a little kid. Getting made fun of for my...
    FeistyRoadrunner FeistyRoadrunner 19-21, F 2 Responses Mar 27, 2008

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    Today I was called fat he was joking he said it sarcastically but it still hurt me..
    NoLongerInvisible NoLongerInvisible 13-15, F 1 Response Dec 20, 2013

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    Tight Stretch Clothes - I put on my large T shirt and large stretch pajamas and they were way too tight for me to pull on, neither of them went on without squeezing and stuggling...
    TieSystem TieSystem 18-21, F 4 Responses Jul 29, 2012

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    I'm tired of being fat I just want to be thin and want people like some of my family to stop saying i am fat.
    heather1827 heather1827 22-25, F Feb 21

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    Pfff - Ahh wtf. I'm never going to be that size 8, I'm pear shaped, and stacked. Guess it's a mind set as much as it is a way of being. Even when I was slimmer - I felt fat...
    Littlemisssomebody Littlemisssomebody 31-35, F 8 Responses Sep 20, 2010

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    So.. I'm trying to fix this problem, I tried running on a treadmill for around 3 days but I gained weight 😕 I was 179.2lbs when I started running and when I stopped 3 days later...
    HikariOkaga HikariOkaga 16-17, M 6 Responses Mar 7

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    I weigh like 115lbs and i feel fat Idk lol this is random
    oliviaferina oliviaferina 13-15, F 3 Responses Feb 17

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    For years I was adamant I was over weight, my parents and friend would tell me I'm not but I'd never believe them. And well now I feel better than I did before and I haven't done...
    ImChelsea ImChelsea 16-17, F 2 Responses Feb 19

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    I live with a bunch of thigh gaps and its hard to not compare myself to them. I know fat, or thick, is not a bad thing. However, being surrounded by all these people who refuse...
    averageweasel averageweasel 18-21, F Mar 2

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    I Pity An Ignorant Poster In This Group - Reading several stories in this group one has person's post has caught my eye. Actually the several stories they have posted have. I feel...
    AWUK AWUK 26-30, F 8 Responses Oct 1, 2007

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    I've Decided That You're All... - ...right. As much as it pains me to say it. Because I sure as hell don't want to but I feel I should only because of my sexual tensions question...
    lilskyy lilskyy 18-21, F 25 Responses Oct 2, 2007

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    I hate when people tell me that I don't look fat but I feel fat. I haven't gone swimming in over two months and I lost motivated to work out. I mean I'll work out eventually...
    andreaespe andreaespe 18-21, F 1 Response Feb 5

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    I eat. Lot of sweets. Well, not too much because I really don't eat much but I feel fat everytime I eat something unhealthy. But I have a giant sweet tooth. Noooo!!!
    cotygal123 cotygal123 13-15, F 2 Responses Mar 6

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    Today I Do. ... - today I do. I've been eating like a pig today. most days I just feel like me. (kinda chubby)
    labyrinth labyrinth 36-40, F 2 Responses May 11, 2007

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    Its kind of weird how the world has become. Always the latest 'diet' to kill the 'bad fat'. Who says that being fat is ugly. I have seem many 'skinny and ripped' people that kind...
    nickname33 nickname33 18-21, M 1 Response Jan 28

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    Every reflection reflects them, my curves and the imperfections of my reflection. I'm 14 and I yet I've already been through so much. But I'm not beautiful. I'm fat and I need to...
    Elise14 Elise14 13-15, F 6 Responses Mar 20

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    I Hate My Hubbys Metabolism - seriously, right now i have fresh fruit, fresh veggies, and wholesome good for you food in my house. i try to make healthy meals for me and my kids...
    antiyou antiyou 26-30, F 3 Responses Oct 3, 2007

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    Body Dysmorphic Disorder does not allow me to see my weight loss. I lost 30lbs and am down to 120lbs but when I look in the mirror I see the old 150lb me and I hate myself. If...
    lifewithBDD lifewithBDD 22-25, F 4 Responses Feb 19

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    SecretRocks SecretRocks 13-15, F Jan 29

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    Heller - Well I'm not fat but ya know when I eat I just feel so weak and fat cause I get a bulge I my tummy and I hate. I SO HATE THAT BULGE
    fredlez2306 fredlez2306 13-15, M 2 Responses Nov 9, 2013

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    The more I try to block out the voices in my head telling me I'm worthless because I'm fat, the louder they become.
    lemnicaste lemnicaste 16-17, F 1 Response Dec 22, 2013

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    I Am Lost And Lonely - Three weeks ago I had my 15 year old chihuahua euthanized for health reasons. I cannot describe the void that is now in my life. All I do is eat, sleep...
    Schoolgirl59 Schoolgirl59 51-55 2 Responses Aug 9, 2012

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    I need a thigh gap ! I really need one, my thigh are so fat , so are my legs , I feel like a fat elephant 🐘🐘😞
    noranus noranus 16-17, F 1 Response Feb 2

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    Sucks lol I almost always feel fat lol no matter how skinny/fat I am I always feel fat and it's like weird.
    TashaBankz TashaBankz 13-15, F 1 Response Jan 31

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    My Story... - before i became depressed i felt astho id put on weight, and i wasn't happy with my figure at all. I then tried to diet but it didnt work i jus kept comfort eating...
    xXmissyXx xXmissyXx 16-18, F 5 Responses Apr 4, 2007

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    I'm Not Pregnant, I'm Just Fat!!! - Well, if I was pregnant I'd be four months in and I look exactly as if I am four months pregnant. The only problem is... I'M NOT PREGNANT...
    californiadream californiadream 22-25 5 Responses Nov 24, 2009

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    Only When I Step On the Scale.... - Only when I step on the scale.   Then I know that I hav to lose about 20 lbs!  More often than not I feel that I am a curvy, sexy...
    neopet neopet 41-45, F 2 Responses May 11, 2007

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    I'm Skinny, But Feel Fat - I've always been a little chubbier than all of my friends, and was teased about being fat from my brothers (my whole life). In the past 10 months I've...
    thatgirlx0x0 thatgirlx0x0 22-25, F 6 Responses Feb 5, 2010

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    Every American's Problem - Where do I start? the media. the fashion. the schools and programs. the trends. the books. the slang. the supermarkets. the economy. the cars. the...
    HoneybushReaP HoneybushReaP 32, F 6 Responses Aug 29, 2008

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    I was at my friends house and she's 15 this month. She is rather skinny, only 99 pounds. She's around 5ft4 Or something While I on the other hand is 16 this year and I weigh 126...
    ImChelsea ImChelsea 16-17, F 2 Responses Mar 21

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    Even Though Techinically Im At a "Healthy Weight" - But you know, its just not good enough.  According to my height or whatever Im average, but theres no way I'd wear a two...
    deleted deleted 26-30 4 Responses Dec 3, 2007

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    I'm 13 years old. My height is about 5.4ft and I weigh 77lbs. Medically....I'm underweight. But when I look int the mirror....I can't see anything I like about myself. I look fat...
    Josephineong Josephineong 13-15, F 2 Responses Mar 21

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