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I Struggle With Being Overweight

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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    bobbystz bobbystz 18-21, F 1 Response Feb 9

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    ive always struggled with being incredibly insecure about my body. one day i couldnt take it anymore and cut my thighs. ive been clean for about four days, but im always...
    anotherfailure anotherfailure 13-15, F 1 Response Feb 18

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    So many people struggle with their body image, I don't think many people can say they are truly happy with what they look like. I envy people who can. In an age were a lot of...
    Superficialsaint Superficialsaint 31-35, F 3 Responses Feb 15

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    I dont stuggle with being rejected, mainly because I dont put myself into situations where i could be. But i struggle with rejecting others, i cant distance myself even if i...
    ablonddude ablonddude 16-17, M 1 day ago

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    None of u know this and it might seem stupid to some but I have struggles with to much loss. Last year I lost my great grandma. She ment so much to me. I cried for months. I lost...
    kpfoster1985 kpfoster1985 13-15, M 1 Response Feb 9

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    I struggle with an addiction that's pretty overwhelming yet embarrassing... I have tried to overcome it but unfortunately I can't
    yourxworstxblessing yourxworstxblessing 13-15, F 4 Responses Feb 18

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    Although I do not think about it ceaselessly, body image is something I ponder from time to time. Before I hit puberty, I was very skinny and underweight which made me extremely...
    Deedle81 Deedle81 18-21, F 1 Response 4 days ago

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    So, today I found out I'm slightly autistic. My mom says it's something she's always known except it is not until now that we are discussing it. Also, due to this, it's going to...
    HannahB15 HannahB15 13-15, F 1 Response 7 hrs ago

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    Its so crazy because I've always been very athletic and skinny. 5'8 130lbs... but I still struggle! For a long time it was because I had small breast, but I recently got them done...
    KenziY KenziY 22-25, F 1 Response Feb 20

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    It's funny how much changes in a little under 2 years. Since i last wrote on here - i was a closeted homosexual who has had very limited experiences with other homosexuals. My...
    judeau9 judeau9 26-30, M 1 Response Feb 9

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    I love my mother but she's always pointing out anything that's wrong with me. The last time I got on a scale it said I weighed 115 pounds and all she said was "you gained five...
    EmotionallyWrecked EmotionallyWrecked 16-17, F 7 Responses 3 days ago

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    I've always been on the skinnier side. I was really interested in strength training, but watching others train and become bigger and stronger than me, despite being less dedicated...
    gaeson3 gaeson3 18-21, M 2 Responses Feb 5

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    Cash in ur hand is a curse, it's a one way ticket to a hearse, after 20 yrs of grind tell you first on mind is that cash in my hand is a curse, You can hypnotise ******* n show...
    gingerstone gingerstone 31-35, M 1 Response Feb 9

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    after the depo shot and being depressed because of my stressful 8 year relationship as well as two babies I went from 115lbs to 193lbs. I hate my body and its hard to lose weight...
    kjndlani1213 kjndlani1213 22-25, F 1 Response Feb 9

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    I get sad at remembering how excited I use to be by life, everything was an adventure or magical, I saw beauty in all kinds of unexpected places and people that weren't deemed...
    Alwaysundecided Alwaysundecided 22-25, F Feb 11

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    Ever since I was born things were really **** for me..im now 19 and it's getting worse well for starters I've never told this to anyone but when I was 10 years old i ended up being...
    Imacrazybiatch Imacrazybiatch 18-21, F 3 Responses Feb 18

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    It's something I just haven't realized for the longest time.... I think I suffer from this. I first heard of the disease a while back and since then I've compared it to myself...
    TheMasterMan1 TheMasterMan1 16-17, M 1 Response Feb 19

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    After 5 years of being clean. I broke it. sometimes cutting myself is all I can do. For no reasons. Just to cover the pain of my heart with the pain in my wrist.
    mihochancullen mihochancullen 18-21, F 2 Responses Feb 20

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    I can't handle my drink and have had some bad experiences while being drunk. So I'm trying my best to be more sensible. When I'm out with friends it's constantly on my mind to make...
    Mollybonnie Mollybonnie 26-30 1 Response Feb 22

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    after I had left the hospital my past had caught up with me my so called friends abondoned me and shunned my for leaving them How could i tell them that i coulden't do drugs with...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Feb 5

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    Well I did and now i am healed and it was the hardest most terrible thing i have ever gone through and i thought it would never end but through a lot of hard work it did. i want...
    anniebomb anniebomb 26-30, F 1 Response Feb 15

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    There I said it, I'm addicted to food and I can't stop. When I try to kick the addiction sometimes it works for a few days, even maybe a week but then when I feel an overwhelming...
    TheHogwartzJanitor TheHogwartzJanitor 18-21, F Feb 21

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    I have been struggling with body image for pretty much as long as I can remember, and have been trying to improve it over the last year. I've lost 35lbs (still have plenty to go...
    RiseFromTheAshes RiseFromTheAshes 22-25, F 6 days ago

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    In this post, I want to share why and how I have finally stopped my video game addiction. First of all let me introduce myself, I am a normal student in a state university and...
    rayx123 rayx123 18-21, M 4 days ago

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    I had a healthy body most of my adult life. I was aging well, in great shape, and enjoyed physical intimacy. Recently, I was diagnosed with a chronic disorder that requires taking...
    padraig17325 padraig17325 51-55, M 1 Response 1 day ago

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    when i was 17 I was put in an intensive care unit for youth witch specialized in depression physios and many other mental health issues when the doctor asked me what are you in...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Feb 4

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    Im struggling with having a mature body.. Its doesnt fit on my age.. I got a lot of attention and i like to cry from having big boobs.. People always thought that im 18 or 19 which...
    mrsalpacino mrsalpacino 13-15, F 2 Responses Feb 7

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    I am uncomfortable with my body
    tourdeforce tourdeforce 18-21, F 2 Responses Feb 19

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    This addiction isn't ok , it's not healthy . My scars are fading and it's making me want to cut more , I've been safe for about 4 months safe . I've been so proud . But when you're...
    holdontome holdontome 18-21, F 1 Response Feb 21

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    That feeling comes and goes, but when you've been struggling with it for so long, it's hard to let it go.
    XxFuckYouxX XxFuckYouxX 18-21, M 1 Response Feb 22

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    I've become so used to hating myself, that it feels safer to hate myself. Whatever I do, I always try to blame myself for everything that goes wrong and I always feel like I haven...
    Darejani Darejani 18-21, F 1 Response a week ago

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    So my anxiety has been that bad that I picked up a box of cigs to help with the nerves... Good thing is that it helps, bad thing is it's a terrible habit -.-
    catho catho 18-21, F a week ago

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    Can I just have small boobs and skinny legs? Because that's be great. I hate how my calves are thick. My stomach and waist are small but my chest and thighs widen and isn't...
    vaashapenin vaashapenin 16-17, F 5 days ago

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    I when my body image starts to haunt me and I cant sleep at night. I guess thats just what I have to deal with when I have Borderline Personality Disorder
    ALivingTeenIdle ALivingTeenIdle 13-15, T 5 days ago

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    Chase. Chase for the remaining seconds, make the minutes last longer, turn hours into decades and days into forever. How to do that? I don't know. Chasing the years, counting the...
    msj02 msj02 22-25, F 22 hrs ago

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    Love is... being happy for the other person when they are happy being sad for the person when they are sad being together in good times and being together in bad times Love Is The...
    rogi4u rogi4u 36-40, M Feb 8