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I Struggle With Being Overweight

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 67 People

    Can Anyone Help Me

    I have never done this before i am in a very deep depression i am 5'8 and over 300 pounds and i am at my witts end. I have try things and gave up cause i feel like it is not going to work for me. I am a closet eater i eat when there is nobody home and fast before they get home. i...
    mzjones mzjones 31-35, F 6 Responses Nov 19, 2009

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    Mens Body Issues

    I can guarantee this photo will get a lot of attention from girls, even some boys so much is said about how women want to look like the photos on all the poster magz and billboards, but nothing is ever said about how every single boy see's the adverts for men and want to look...
    robready robready 22-25, M Feb 20, 2012

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    Stupid Pants

    You know I have been blessed with many things; good parents, good friends but not a good body image. I am not a negative or hateful person, I have many friends and have worked hard to get where I am. I'm goal oriented and have a good sense of humor but it seems that this one...
    phoenix8455 phoenix8455 22-25, F 10 Responses Dec 1, 2009

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    Over Weight.

    To be completely honest I am a little embarrassed for joining this group, only for the fact that I am embarrassed by myself. I'm only 18 and yes not to over weight, but enough to the point where i'm very insecure about my body now, and i'm afraid it will effect my relationship...
    forever2110 forever2110 18-21, F 7 Responses Dec 14, 2009

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    Oohhhh Godddd

    I'm built pretty much EXACTLY like the logo of this group. FAIL.
    SpiritOfTheRabbit SpiritOfTheRabbit 31-35, F 3 Responses Oct 19, 2010

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    Not Like Most People Think......

      I struggle more with the "being ok" that I'm overweight. I stopped battling my weight years ago when I finally realized that everytime I lost 30lbs, the pesky thing would fine me again & bring 20 extra friends just to p*ss me off. lol.    So I...
    deleted deleted 26-30 5 Responses Jul 12, 2009

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    So I was challenged to post a pic of this. My friend knows how much I struggle with poor body image and barely any self-esteem, so she told me to write 'I love myself and my body...
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    Ljm2114 Ljm2114 16-17, F 1 day ago

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    Well I've always struggled with depression but this isn't my story i'm here to tell the people who think there's no hope that there is. I did everything under the sun drugs, self...
    Aaron612 Aaron612 13-15, M 1 Response Jan 4

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    I struggle with every part of life. It hurts to breath.
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    I've always struggled with my body image. It takes a lot for me to look in the mirror sometimes. I managed to overcome anorexia. I'm fighting everyday to learn to love myself. It's...
    GreenEyess GreenEyess 16-17, F 2 Responses a week ago

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    I struggle with an embarrassing addiction... I can't overcome it because it's my new stress relief tactic I don't know what to do
    DJasmineHawker DJasmineHawker 13-15, F 1 Response 5 days ago

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    Sometimes I hate being fat. I hate barely fitting in the desks at school. I hate struggling to get in and out of the car. I hate wearing sweats all the time because I can't find...
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    I'm a 17 year old girl in high school so of course I'm already going to have body insecurities, but I guess you could say my insecurities are on steroids because my body is highly...
    TyrannosaurusRexx TyrannosaurusRexx 16-17, F 9 Responses 3 days ago

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    At this point in life it's just hard to be happy anymore. All my life consist of now is struggle, drama, sadness, school, and pain. I haven't been happy in months and anything...
    ArtisticLife ArtisticLife 16-17, F 1 Response Jan 10

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    I grew up all my life with this. My family never truly accepted me for being mixed. They wanted a whiter me. I was never really accepted socially in the usa. I was always "too...
    sfdrboy sfdrboy 22-25, M 4 Responses 5 days ago

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    Dear diary I'm thirteen and I always feel so nervous Tell me why is it that everyone is so perfect While I feel so worthless, and they look so happy While lately for me, my mood...
    Ashthewolf7601 Ashthewolf7601 13-15, F 6 Responses Dec 28, 2014

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    Ana is a struggle every ******* day. I dont even know what to say about it. I wanna die tho. I just. I just want someone to ask me how i am, and that i can tell them Every...
    Proanabutterflyx Proanabutterflyx 13-15, F Dec 29, 2014

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    So I'm the typical girl/women who since 12 was always the one bigger then my friends. I was always taller which wasn't on my side but I was hated I could never be their size. I had...
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    I just feel like a rat in a cage. Learning the history of the human race, I am so ashamed of being human. Knowing what those in power are doing around the world, massacre after...
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    i hate myself , i tried soo hard, worked so hard to get into a good MBA college, failed miserably in all those entrances, my father is going to retire from his job, he is...
    pompydutta pompydutta 22-25, F 3 Responses Jan 4

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    I'm being in an abusive relationship. ..anyone there to tell me what should I do
    clearyn clearyn 31-35, F 4 Responses Jan 4

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    Struggle ? I'm beginning learn to deal with it
    Princeofnothing Princeofnothing 18-21, M a week ago

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    for me it's an everyday thing. when my dad left my mom she started questioning herself image. then she started questioning mine. that made me even more insecure seeing that I've...
    undeniablyMe undeniablyMe 22-25, F 2 Responses Dec 25, 2014

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    I barely ever drink. But when I do I loose all control and always make a fool out of myself. I can't control it. I always wake up embarrassed and filled with regrets.
    heaven89 heaven89 22-25, F 1 Response Dec 27, 2014

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    Just sitting here looking at different groups on here and this one just so happened to pop up. This couldn't be more true for me. I can hardly look in the mirror without cringing...
    lizygurl lizygurl 18-21, F Dec 28, 2014

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    D@mn it.. One day I will stop caring how other people view me and judge me. One day I will be confident in what I look like and feel empowered by my curves and imperfections. I...
    SmilesAwaitYou SmilesAwaitYou 31-35, F 4 Responses Dec 29, 2014

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    Deciding to write this post was not an easy task for me. It's almost like i'm validating that I think there may be something wrong about myself, emotionally. For so many years I...
    kgirl26 kgirl26 22-25, F 1 Response Dec 29, 2014

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    I am a 400lb woman ... Have been for 10 years now minus a few losses and gains ( one where I lost 100 only to gain it back ) I don't hate my body which is a problem how you ask...
    KittenHasClaws1980 KittenHasClaws1980 31-35, F 6 Responses Dec 31, 2014

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