I Struggle With Being Overweight

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 69 People

    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

    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

    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
    8 Responses Dec 1, 2009

    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

    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

    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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    Things seem to be getting so much worse lately. Everyday I fight with myself over whether or not I should eat-I feel so guilty for it. I can't stop counting calories and it's...
    fallout07 fallout07
    18-21, F
    3 Responses a week ago
    I havee. I can't say they are my best friends now, but when they were, oh boy did we do some stupid stuff! I think it's only right I end my time here on EP with a positive, fun...
    TheMasterMan1 TheMasterMan1
    16-17, M
    Apr 20
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    YoungAndBitter YoungAndBitter
    22-25, F
    Apr 20
    My boyfriend tells me that I'm beautiful, and I don't believe it.
    iReallyLoveJorgie iReallyLoveJorgie
    16-17, F
    8 Responses Apr 20
    Some days I believe that I am beautiful just the way I am. I look in the mirror and see myself and all the beauty I hold. Other days, I see an ugly person. Me. I definitely don't...
    jaydamarie15 jaydamarie15
    13-15, F
    Apr 20
    Ok. It's me. Some days I am happy. My breasts are ok. Other days I don't know. They should be bigger.
    Lauren30 Lauren30
    16-17, F
    1 Response Apr 20
    When I speak to you initially, I'm always reall skittish. Stranger-danger (if you're a taxi driver, or we meet on the street), good ol'-fashioned social anxiety, and awareness of...
    AsYetNameless AsYetNameless
    13-15, T
    Apr 20
    does the bulimic-workout work? working off what you just ate instantly?
    Barbee95 Barbee95
    18-21, F
    7 Responses Apr 19
    I'm 17 years old and I struggle with anxiet, although to my friends I appear confident, I hide my true feelings with 'great banter'. I digress, when I joined sixth form I made a...
    Jaffaj Jaffaj
    16-17, M
    Apr 18
    I've always had an issue of feeling to self conscious in every aspect. I feel like I've reached a point in my life where I want to do and be better. I was wondering if anyone was...
    2amhit 2amhit
    16-17, F
    Apr 17
    I have come to understand that everyone has some degree of self esteem issues. I am a single mom who was never supposed to have kids. My son was worth every pound I gained, but it...
    ffnell343 ffnell343
    26-30, F
    2 Responses Apr 16
    My mom now she looks bigger then me but I got bigger breast and thighs and butt it sucks having big everything born with the curse from my biological family all the woman are big...
    LucidxxShivery LucidxxShivery
    26-30, F
    2 Responses Apr 15
    EVER REMEMBER THIS - - > JESUS LOVES YOU.
    Lincoln98 Lincoln98
    16-17, M
    Apr 14
    I get everyone and everything is beautiful it their own way but... I don't feel that way about myself. I'm short and fat. My thighs are huge but the rest of me is small... I just...
    AlmightyPanda AlmightyPanda
    18-21
    5 Responses Apr 14
    EVER REMEMBER THIS - - > JESUS LOVES YOU.
    Lincoln98 Lincoln98
    16-17, M
    Apr 14
    EVER REMEMBER THIS - - > JESUS LOVES YOU.
    Lincoln98 Lincoln98
    16-17, M
    Apr 14
    I always dream of being under 100pounds I've tried everything dieting exercising fasting nothing seems to work I can't stick to it and the more depressed I get the more I eat every...
    JimiHendrix1970 JimiHendrix1970
    16-17, F
    Apr 14
    I can't stop eating every since I was 5 I started picking up a lot of weight I ate terribly at that age but now I don't eat sugar or any type of sweets like I use to and whatever I...
    JimiHendrix1970 JimiHendrix1970
    16-17, F
    Apr 14
    On Feb.23rd 2016 my 16 year old sister committed suicide. I can't handle this pain I'm in. She was the only person I felt actually understood me. I don't know how to move on I just...
    Taylorm236 Taylorm236
    18-21, F
    6 Responses Apr 14
    I can't live like this anymore. I can't deal with college and the stress of having to hide my sexuality from my homophobic family. :(
    GCassr22 GCassr22
    18-21, M
    4 Responses Apr 13
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    Lynndee42 Lynndee42
    41-45, F
    Apr 13
    I am a south-east asian and in my culture couples won't live together until marriage. In the US or basically western culture in general, many couples cohabitating in relationships...
    ChannelingTruth ChannelingTruth
    26-30, F
    2 Responses Apr 13
    Do you ever have one of those days where you look at your self and everything just goes down hill from there? There are those voices arguing in my head saying "You look fine" and...
    Lacrimosadies Lacrimosadies
    18-21, F
    4 Responses Apr 11
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    Ttlicious1 Ttlicious1
    46-50, F
    3 Responses Apr 11
    I never hated myself more than when I read the message telling me I was the reason she changed. There was no blame on her part, it wasn't said to make me feel bad. It was almost...
    kk1874 kk1874
    31-35, F
    1 Response Apr 11
    (I refer this to Christians going through TRIALS or/and TEMPTATIONS, lest a fellow wishes to wrongly counter the write-up) Dear Christians and whomever this may concern, God...
    Lincoln98 Lincoln98
    16-17, M
    Apr 10
    (I refer this to Christians going through TRIALS or/and TEMPTATIONS, lest a fellow wishes to wrongly counter the write-up)  Dear Christians and whomever this may concern, God...
    Lincoln98 Lincoln98
    16-17, M
    Apr 10
    (I refer this to Christians going through TRIALS or/and TEMPTATIONS, lest a fellow wishes to wrongly counter the write-up)  Dear Christians and whomever this may concern, God...
    Lincoln98 Lincoln98
    16-17, M
    Apr 10
    I know only one person who latches me the way I like, and it's never enough time
    Chucksbabygirl1 Chucksbabygirl1
    36-40, F
    2 Responses Apr 8
    I just want to be suckled. The longer the better.
    Chucksbabygirl1 Chucksbabygirl1
    36-40, F
    1 Response Apr 8
    well, if someone posts a story with their feelings - that's their story and their feelings. but if you just go around posting condescensing comments on every post you disagree with...
    kpl2014 kpl2014
    26-30, F
    1 Response Apr 7
    I am mourning my old body. I had exercised and gotten in shape and eaten right and lost my boobs. I had to get implants to feel good about myself again. They look nice, but are...
    napolitan1 napolitan1
    36-40, F
    4 Responses Apr 7
    My boobs are so saggy, it's so depressing. My nips point at the floor :(
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    9 Responses Apr 7
    Since the beginning of highschool, I was always a little chubby. I became a vegetarian for a little under a year but had to stop when it turned into a mild eating disorder and I...
    Lukas2727 Lukas2727
    22-25
    1 Response Apr 6
    I'm a size UK 12 US 8 and still look a bit fat sitting down. Sucks.
    Paleandpolluted86 Paleandpolluted86
    26-30, F
    2 Responses Apr 4
    i started exercising on a daily basis last year around December. n so far i have lost tons of weight. over 60lbs. i weighed somewhere around 287, now around 204. recently though i...
    VoloNoscere VoloNoscere
    26-30, M
    3 Responses Apr 4
    Here is the thing I hate talking about myself. I feel completely robbed when I share something. Like they took something from me that should have stayed there/ I tell them and...
    thinkofaname thinkofaname
    16-17, F
    Apr 4
    For with God nothing will be impossible (Luke 1:37). There yet is hope for you in Christ. Whatever your problem may be, and however seemingly grave the situation miay be, it is...
    Lincoln98 Lincoln98
    16-17, M
    Apr 3
    For with God nothing will be impossible (Luke 1:37). There yet is hope for you in Christ. Whatever your problem may be, and however seemingly grave the situation miay be, it is...
    Lincoln98 Lincoln98
    16-17, M
    Apr 3
    For with God nothing will be impossible (Luke 1:37). There yet is hope for you in Christ. Whatever your problem may be, and however seemingly grave the situation miay be, it is...
    Lincoln98 Lincoln98
    16-17, M
    Apr 3
    Everyone needs compassion, a love that's never failing, let mercy fall on us. Everyone needs forgiveness, the kindness of a Savior, the Hope of nations. Savior, He can move the...
    Lincoln98 Lincoln98
    16-17, M
    Apr 3
    Everyone needs compassion, a love that's never failing, let mercy fall on us. Everyone needs forgiveness, the kindness of a Savior, the Hope of nations. Savior, He can move the...
    Lincoln98 Lincoln98
    16-17, M
    Apr 3
    Everyone needs compassion, a love that's never failing, let mercy fall on us. Everyone needs forgiveness, the kindness of a Savior, the Hope of nations. Savior, He can move the...
    Lincoln98 Lincoln98
    16-17, M
    Apr 3
    When life is rough, pray. -----:------:------:----- Pray, when life is great.
    Lincoln98 Lincoln98
    16-17, M
    Apr 1
    When life is rough, pray. -----:------:------:----- Pray, when life is great.
    Lincoln98 Lincoln98
    16-17, M
    Apr 1
    When life is rough, pray. -------:------:-------:------:------ Pray, when life is great.
    Lincoln98 Lincoln98
    16-17, M
    Apr 1
    For those of you who have lost your desire to pray, to sing,I'm asking God to put that melody back in your hearts tonight; cause you to lift your voice, even though you don't...
    Lincoln98 Lincoln98
    16-17, M
    Apr 1
    For those of you who have lost your desire to pray, to sing,I'm asking God to put that melody back in your hearts tonight; cause you to lift your voice, even though you don't...
    Lincoln98 Lincoln98
    16-17, M
    Apr 1
    For those of you who have lost your desire to pray, to sing,I'm asking God to put that melody back in your hearts tonight; cause you to lift your voice, even though you don't...
    Lincoln98 Lincoln98
    16-17, M
    Apr 1
    currently working on it. but its there so much of me and yet through every pound of me.... there's not a single part i love.
    IkIlLeDyOuRsOuLaNdAtEiT IkIlLeDyOuRsOuLaNdAtEiT
    16-17, F
    2 Responses Apr 1
    Kindergarten, I know it now but not then. Kindergarten. When she walked into my classroom and stood proud and curious, clinging to her mother’s hip. Her name was Calla, like the...
    directstructure directstructure
    22-25, F
    Mar 31
    If you call to Him, He will answer you If you run to Him, He will run to you If you lift your hands, He will lift you up Draw near to Him, He is here for you Give Him your love, He...
    Lincoln98 Lincoln98
    16-17, M
    Mar 31
    If you call to Him, He will answer you If you run to Him, He will run to you If you lift your hands, He will lift you up Draw near to Him, He is here for you Give Him your love, He...
    Lincoln98 Lincoln98
    16-17, M
    Mar 31
    If you call to Him, He will answer you If you run to Him, He will run to you If you lift your hands, He will lift you up Draw near to Him, He is here for you Give Him your love, He...
    Lincoln98 Lincoln98
    16-17, M
    Mar 31
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