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I Was Told I'm Fat

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    Not, I "was" told I am fat....I am told I am fat, almost daily, if it isn't from my father or mother, it comes form my brother.
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Oct 14, 2010

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    From Everyone Lately.

    About a year ago, I decided I wanted to put on extra weight. When I weighed 220 lbs. no one said anything. But, It wasn't until I reached about 240 lbs. thatI noticed everyone  telling me I was fat. All I can figure is possibly around that weight, I started to appear fat to...
    deleted deleted 26-30 3 Responses May 16, 2011

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    Your So Fat...

    I have been called fat by my brother-in-law's girlfriend. She is 5'7 and is 190 lbs. She is.one of.those people who think their shyt don't stink,and that she is better than everybody. I was eating my salad, she told me that she is glad I am eating salad because I am extremely fat...
    abilene8907 abilene8907 22-25, F 2 Responses Mar 8, 2012

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    "should You Really Be Eating That?"

    She said, half joking, gesturing to the extra large cheese pasty and excessive bag of fries to match as i lay on the beach with my shirt off. My shorts were a little too big when i got them, now they are tight around the waistband making my belly bulge over and giving me a...
    exskinnyguy exskinnyguy 18-21, M 1 Response Jul 10, 2011

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    Many Times.

    I've been called fat more times than I can count. lolHonestly it's starting to not bother me at all. Took 31 years, but I finally don't care what shallow people think about me.
    SpiritOfTheRabbit SpiritOfTheRabbit 31-35, F 4 Responses Aug 22, 2011

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    All the Damn Time

    Ever since I was little, actually. By mum, dad, my whole family. When I was younger, it was pretty full on. First with mum it was 'You have all this puppy fat, it will go away if you just move more'. Then it was 'You are so big, I pity you'. Then it was 'Look at yourself...
    sugarburn sugarburn 22-25, F 1 Response Jan 24, 2009

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    Anorexia

    because i was told i was fat, i became anorexic, it is my way, my cure, my solution when noones there. i find solace in the mirror and nobody accompanies me at night while i cry away all of my tears, but anorexia. my best friend. i weigh 100 pounds and  am 5'3, i am fat. i...
    oxisemuse oxisemuse 18-21, F Jan 31, 2010

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    Muffin Top

    At school some boy went on about how I have a muffin top (I don't) but I didn't even realize that I was chunky until then!
    babyteen babyteen 16-17, F 6 Responses Aug 6, 2009

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    Family...

     family and strangers (mainly kids on my street) are the ones who always like to point how fat I am. =( my nan: "two tonne tessie" My brothers:  "see this football, thats in sis stomach." "nah, shes got the whole universe in her stomach, look...
    pine90apple pine90apple 18-21, F 3 Responses May 16, 2009

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    After My Second Son...

    As it goes, when you have children you gain weight... well after my second son I carried the extra weight longer than I did with the first child... well one day my now ex said I was a "big girl" and it wouldn't hurt me to try to lose the weight... I wanted to strangle...
    phidget phidget 31-35, F 4 Responses Jun 4, 2008

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    Ever Been Told You're A Whale?

    Since I've been on the pill injection (otherwise known as Depo Provera), I've gained about five stone in weight. I feel like a complete lump, but my wonderful fiance encouraged me to go to the beach with him and put a bikini on. Knowing this would make him happy, I did. And when...
    Meeoko Meeoko 18-21, F 4 Responses May 26, 2010

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    Will I Ever Find Love?

    So Ive been fat ever since I was a kid. And Im the eldest one in the family. So when some of my cousins turned out to be a little chubby, it was all my fault! cuz i was the oldest! they naturally had to follow me ! LOL Anyways, whenever I'm with family, I'm constantly being...
    Jan 12, 2013

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    Because I Am

    But it's ok.. I'm a polar bear. I need my fat to survive :-]
    ilovenellyxoxo ilovenellyxoxo 13-15 1 Response Jan 28, 2013

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    Yep I Was...

    by myself, I am not an idiot I am about 6'1, 230-240 and practically no muscle. I hate my body. :/ well actually I hate myself everything about myself
    iminpain iminpain 18-21, M 23 Responses Dec 22, 2009

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    I've always been very self-conscious about my

    weight because I was bullied very badly throughout middle school for being over-weight. Not to mention my dad thinks its funny to call me 'chubby' or 'piggy' or 'porky' and poke my fat. It hurts to be called such names,and it really has taken its toll on my self-esteem. I refuse...
    DrKittyNinjaBunny DrKittyNinjaBunny 16-17, F 2 Responses Oct 15

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    Am I Really?

    I've always weighed more than the kids in my class. Always. They really think it bothers me when they call me fat. It doesn't. I'm not going to lie, it used to. Every time one of them called me a name, hot tears would burn in the back of my eyes. But, here's what I've learned...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Jul 8, 2012

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    I'm Chubby, Not Fat.

    At least thats what I tell myself - I'm chubby not fat. I only have a double chin in some pictures and have gotten pretty good at hiding my belly. So to others, I'd say I'm chubby. Until they get to know the real me. I'm 5'5 and recently tipped the scales at 220lbs. When I was...
    jennybellyo jennybellyo 22-25, F 3 Responses Dec 18, 2012

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    One of my friends thought it'd be a funny joke

    to write "ur fat" on several of my notes in school. What she doesn't know is that I've been struggling with my self esteem and weight loss for the past 6 years.
    aridkids aridkids 16-17, F 3 Responses Jan 23

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    I have always thought I was thin.

    one day I went to the doctors with my parents for a checkup. he told me to get undressed into just my underpants. I didn't know why. he measured my height and weight. he also kept touching my belly arms and thighs.then he measured me in a load of places. he then took me behind a...
    littlethinbelly101 littlethinbelly101 13-15, M 1 Response Dec 29, 2013

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    Will This Help?

    I'm 14 year old girl and I have big thighs or at least that's what they seem like. I'm a bi racial girl who has curly big hair kinda like uh, Madison Pettis. I do straighten it sometimes but I know some people adore it hehe. Anyways my hair isn't the problem. 3rd grade recess...
    BeautifulSkin BeautifulSkin 13-15 1 Response Sep 17, 2012

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    I Got Asked If I Was Pregnant!!!!!!!!!!!!

    I was at work in the shop I worked at back home. I had just got my lunch, which was a cheese baguette....this customer said to me, oh are you pregnant? - I was like what?! she said "well you've filled out a bit, you look all glowing like your pregnant! - I just looked at her...
    AWUK AWUK 26-30, F 32 Responses Nov 21, 2007

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    So Was I

    My ex husband called me fat. My current husband calls me hot. In fact (and this was delicious), after a year with me, even my ex-husband called me hot. But he was tooo late - this fat girl had a man who saw her for what she was. It was like, the best revenge. Charlotte
    charlottesbed charlottesbed 41-45, F 19 Responses Nov 19, 2012

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    Barbie

    I want to just say the being bigger is not a bad thing. At all. Middle ground is obviously the best. Not being at risk for certain health items when you're obese, but not being a super skinny. They proportioned barbie out. And her measurements are the following. Height: 7'2...
    iamesodeal iamesodeal 18-21, F 1 Response Jun 7, 2013

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    Like I Don't Know My Own Body.

    Why do people gotta point out obvious things.  If there is a flaw with my appearance, trust me, I noticed wayyyyy before you did. Thats one reason I absolutely adore my baby brothers and sister, because they're at an age where they don't see things like that.  So they...
    urbrandofheroin urbrandofheroin 22-25, F 8 Responses Apr 5, 2009

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    VERY Hurtful

    I think this is one of the most hurtful things i have been told by someone that i really thought a lot of and trusted. I was put on a medication for my mental health and this medication made me put on a lot of weight. I had no control over it ... wasn't because i was pigging out...
    deadinsideout deadinsideout 26-30, F 21 Responses Aug 20, 2013

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    "You've Gained A Few Pounds... Maybe You Should Go On A Diet."

    I have never been a thin girl, but after I began puberty, my weight became something that could be policed. Whenever I gained a few pounds (I never gained more than five, and I've never gone over a certain weight), my mother would say, "You're gaining weight, maybe you should...
    marisatw marisatw 22-25 1 Response Aug 20, 2013

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    Pregnito.... No.

    yes, it is sad but true. 8th grade. this church retreat thing. my leader said "what are you hidning in your jacket" me: "nothing......." just my big fat stomach. ***** lady: "hm. it looks like you are pregnant." me thinking: "thank you...
    asdfok asdfok 18-21, F 1 Response Feb 24, 2008

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    Its How I See Myself

    I go to the gym, I walk, I lift weights, I am very careful of what I eat, how much I eat, when I eat... and I am 200 lbs. I wasnt always like this, I use to be thin and muscular, 155 lbs with nothing that jiggled. I use to eat more and work out less. I also use to have a body...
    bigasstruck bigasstruck 26-30 1 Response Aug 20, 2013

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    Don't You Love Family?

     Let me start this off by saying that I have never really been overweight.  I have always been really tall ( six feet) and somewhat skinny to little more meat on my bones, but still pretty skinny.     I remember when I was a kid I had a little bit of a belly...
    misJ misJ 26-30, F 2 Responses Jun 20, 2008

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    Many Times

    By one certain person. But...they are a mentally unstable superficial boring excuse of a human being. Should I feel hurt when an insult comes from someone like that? Um, be hurt by an ugly man's comments or soak in a gorgeous mans comments? Hmmm..what to do.
    deleted deleted 26-30 May 24, 2012

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    This Past Sunday

    I was told I was fat last Sunday. By my mom, no less. I mentioned that I only had a few pair of shorts that weren't tight. Let me point out that I wore a size 6 last summer, the past few pairs of jeans I bought were either 8s or 10s, depending on the style. I'm 5'1'. At the...
    DietIcedTea DietIcedTea 36-40, F 7 Responses May 15, 2009

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    Dining Hall Encounter

    I went to the dining hall the other day and wound up staying for 2 hours. I have no self control at any buffet style eatery ;) All of my clothes have "shrunk" recently so I had to unbutton my jeans after my 4th dinner (which consisted of 5 large pieces of fried chicken with...
    FatObsessed1210 FatObsessed1210 22-25, M 7 Responses Apr 23, 2011

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    More Than Once.

    My brother's official nickname for me is, "Fat girl."  I have gotten used to it, really. But, what bothers me is the image of beautiful that we paint in our childrens' minds.  I am watching this Drake and Josh Christmas movie (a Nickelodeon TV special...
    BellasHappyPlace BellasHappyPlace 18-21, F 12 Responses Dec 22, 2009

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    F-a-t

    I was told I'm fat and it is the truth, I will not hide from it cause they're right.  Anyway, it don't matter.  I got this way for a reason and when the right time comes along, I'll shed it off.   
    Whateverrrrr Whateverrrrr 36-40, F 3 Responses Aug 21, 2011

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    So Much Pain In My Heart...

     Since I was a kid I'm pretty chubby so what can I do ... Both my parents sides are fatties. I tried so much to lose weight but even though how much I've tried it, still I failed. but I'm not stopping to do bit of exercise everyday and dieting eventhough I know at the end of...
    shadowintears shadowintears 22-25, F 3 Responses Jan 27, 2010

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    I'm Not Even That Fat!

    I just have a belly. That's the one thing that people attach me on... Well, they can go **** themselves since they have such a big problem with my sexy succulance...
    thisbrerulezyou thisbrerulezyou 18-21, F 2 Responses Jun 11, 2012

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    I was fine with my physical appearance

    until one day I was hanging out at the park with a friend when a "queen bee" started calling me out on my average size body. After that my self esteem has never been the same. I has multiple issues after that and became chronically depressed and tried to fill the void with food...
    kat990 kat990 13-15 Jun 28

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    But Then...

    I am fat... So it's not like they were off base or anything... Usually when someone calls me fat, I reply by calling them dingleberries... Which is what they are... We are what we are, after all.
    drcynic drcynic 26-30, M 2 Responses Apr 5, 2009

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    "Chubs"

    Today I was standing in this group I got put in for P.E. There is the guy and he was in front of me then he had turned around and said something that hurt me alot. " Hey chubs, why are you so fat?! Actually do something today chubs!" I'm so used to those comment but it still hurt...
    SammyNeedsHelp SammyNeedsHelp 13-15, F 2 Responses May 6, 2013

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    For Years...

    since i was.. prob 7 or 8 years old that i've been chubby. It hasn't quite caused emotional problems for me, but everyone seemed to "joke" about how fat i was. School mates until 6th grade made fun of me. People i didn't know from school made fun of me - imagine how it would be...
    rachelness rachelness 18-21, F May 18, 2010

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    At The Age Of 6

    fatt fatty patty look at your belly look at this fat ewww you got two tummys you got a fat belly six was the first time I heard the F word
    fatz69 fatz69 36-40, F 1 Response Jul 13, 2013

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    Im Fat

    everyone told me im fat... and the most sad thing i heard this week was that i boy i liked sayd im a fat ginger noob ;((( HELP (cry)
    gajana gajana 13-15 1 Response Mar 14, 2012

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    Compared to Him

    From anorexic to fat, what a lovely circle. Except I'm not fat, I'll accept I was once briefly anorexic, but I'm not fat. This guy today reckoned I was and started yelling about it. But, compared to him, I am anorexic.
    Luangi Luangi 18-21, F 2 Responses Nov 21, 2007

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