I Wish I Was Skinny

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 620 People

    In elementary school a boy called me fat,

    even though I was 50th percentile height and weight, literally exactly average. Except after thought I thought I was so fat that I started to gain weight and actually got kind of chubby--5'5 and almost 150 lbs. I have a big chest cavity and lots of muscle, but I felt terrible in...
    keepinginfinitesecrets keepinginfinitesecrets
    16-17, F
    5 Responses Aug 14, 2014

    I wish I was skinny so I could find clothes

    that'd fit me and I'd fit in more with everyone around me. Everyone here is below American size zero. I'm a size 6 and I feel so fat :( I might be able to be on better terms with my anorexic parents too if I lose weight...
    Letmebee Letmebee
    22-25, F
    3 Responses May 15, 2015

    Not Perfect....

    I am ok with the majority of my looks. I dont suffer from isolation or loneliness due to my weight or looks in any manner, its just that I want what I dont have. And I  apparently am not willing to work to get it. I did lose about 30lbs when I was in the last years of my...
    MegJgeM MegJgeM
    36-40, F
    2 Responses Oct 2, 2008

    Mama said, "You're a pretty girl.

    What's in your head, it doesn't matter Brush your hair, fix your teeth. What you wear is all that matters." [Pre-Hook:] Just another stage, pageant the pain away This time I'm gonna take the crown Without falling down, down, down [Hook:] Pretty hurts, we shine the light on...
    somethin2say somethin2say
    22-25, F
    May 4, 2014
    Justcallmesky Justcallmesky
    13-15, F
    Sep 2, 2015

    I NEED a strict ana coach/buddy.

    I'll do whatever. I am too weak to do it by myself and I am so fat and gross. Please help me, and I'll help you
    deleted deleted
    2 Responses Sep 22, 2015

    So Tired Of Being Fat

    I wish I was skinny....not so I can be "healthy" and have a lot more energy, but because maybe then my family would lay off me about my weight and SOME people would stop making fun of me every time I put something edible in my mouth! I know I should want to lose weight so I CAN...
    deleted deleted
    1 Response Apr 21, 2012

    I Am So Tired of Being Cubby

    I just frieken wish i was skinny. My life would be so much easier. I wouldn't have to worry as much about if my clothes look good or not I could look ot in like anything And pysically I probably would'nt be so insecure. I am particullarly sensitive on this subject right now...
    craziione18 craziione18
    16-17, F
    4 Responses Dec 20, 2007

    After the New Years, I sinned up

    for wight watchers. And even though I'm losing wight I still don't feel like I don't like the way my body looks
    somethin2say somethin2say
    22-25, F
    1 Response Jan 15, 2014

    I wish I was skinnier

    or possibly even just more toned. I hate the way I look and don't want to get fat and lol like my price of **** dad
    Elwreystingray Elwreystingray
    26-30, M
    Aug 31, 2015
    deleted deleted
    5 Responses Oct 23, 2014

    The Weight Is Winning

    I'm 6'2" and currently 230 lbs. My weight is all over the place all the time and I don't know what to do anymore. I've been everywhere from 270 to 180 after some serious dieting, but I've never been able to meet my goal and stay there. I know that I don't have the healthiest...
    ub041623 ub041623
    31-35, F
    1 Response Jun 12, 2013

    Not Fair

    ive always wanted to be littler...not a stick...but just happy with my weight and body ya know? it always ****** me off when other girls are like, "oh im so unhappy with my body weight..im like 130.." i am 5"1 and weigh close to 200 pounds..suck it up!!!i don't look like im fat...
    lindsey8472 lindsey8472
    18-21, F
    3 Responses Jul 23, 2011
    deleted deleted
    1 Response Sep 19, 2015


    This is how it is. I have HIPS! I don't care who you are, I've never seen anyone with hips like mine. They are the epitome of child bearing hips. And due to these hips I am a size 12. I lost 20 pounds a few years ago thinking that I would go down a few sizes, NOPE...
    lsampson lsampson
    26-30, F
    1 Response Dec 21, 2008

    I really need a strict ana coach please I don't

    care how you do it - insult me, punish me, tell me to cut myself - just please help me get skinny
    svenjing svenjing
    16-17, F
    3 Responses Mar 15, 2015

    I hate my body and I'm

    so uncomfortable. I've tried so hard and lost weight, but i'm still terrifyingly ugly and chubby.
    iamcarleeanne iamcarleeanne
    18-21, F
    2 Responses Apr 29, 2014

    I been called fat all my life I have never

    liked my body and now my boyfriend says I need to lose weight and he always calling me fat even with his eyes he gives me theses looks like he says God your so fat.. Always pinch my belly saying you need to lose this.. It really hurts ..
    kumaroo kumaroo
    18-21, F
    5 Responses Oct 20, 2014

    I Need Some Advice ...

    I get bullied at school , and have been ever since I was 10 , and one of the things that stuck with me the most was a comment made by one of the popular girls in my year , ' You're fat' . Ever since she said that to me I have tried and tried to loose weight, and nothing seems to...
    AwkwardPotato AwkwardPotato
    13-15, F
    1 Response Sep 15, 2012
    sammylynn333 sammylynn333
    18-21, F
    3 Responses May 4, 2014

    I weigh a lot. And due to my sensitive skin,

    and my growing too fast, I'm getting stretch marks everywhere. When I was in fourth grade I started to get fat. And then I got boobs. But by 6th grade I was starting to get stretch marks on my breasts. They are so bad I don't even flaunt them a little bit because they're so bad...
    deleted deleted
    1 Response Mar 3, 2014

    If Only!

    If only I could be as amazing looking as the Victoria's Secret models! They are the most beautiful women in the world. They are so skinny but manage to look so healthy. I am not a chubby girl but I have struggled with my weight in the past and it seems that (probably just in my...
    JessicaLo JessicaLo
    22-25, F
    4 Responses Aug 3, 2012

    so i finally decided to stop eating!

    it's a huge step and I'm gonna start eating just dinner and breakfast during a normal day. no snacks, no lunch, no binge eating! I need someone who's always here to help me resist the temptations. 16-19? thanks! :D xx
    jayissosadlike jayissosadlike
    16-17, F
    3 Responses Feb 20, 2015

    I have lost 90 pounds,

    but I continue to hate my body no matter how much I lose.
    whenitsoveritsover whenitsoveritsover
    18-21, M
    2 Responses Apr 29, 2014

    I hate it when I see a skinny girl - it's bad

    but I feel as if I want to kill them. She had a great thigh gap too, ugh.
    deleted deleted
    4 Responses Jun 30, 2014

    Never Too Skinny

    I've been 20-40 lbs too fat ever since the end of high school. I'm 35 and I finally am not fat. I weigh about 113lbs. I have to take starve all week to do this and eat normally for one day. I am a high school teacher and I look younger and smaller than my students. I really...
    pinkyswearx pinkyswearx
    2 Responses Nov 4, 2012


    There is nothing I hate more then when skinny girls call themselves fat. I am 19 and all my friends will sit around commenting on how fat they are. Then I will chime in and be like "I am so fat too!" And they are all like "noo you look good!" I hate that they lie to me, if they...
    brunettebabe92 brunettebabe92
    18-21, F
    2 Responses Mar 8, 2012

    Habit ...

    I have a habit of counting calories and checking my BMI everyday. I miss the days when my BMI was around 18.9 which was ideal for me. I don't want to be sickly skinny anymore and my perfect weight for my ht (5'4) was when I was 110. My coworkers would call "skinny" but I know...
    Stickstone Stickstone
    31-35, F
    1 Response Aug 31, 2013

    I'm Fat And I Feel Like Crap...

    I’ve felt fat since I was five years old. I would compare myself to my best friend, who had a much smaller frame than me. To this day, she is 10x more beautiful and slender than me. I also used to hang out with two boys – family friends – when I was little. They were SO...
    momokitty momokitty
    18-21, F
    9 Responses Apr 17, 2011

    I've Been Bigger For All My Life

    I'm sick of being fat and huge. im just done with it all. its truly ******* me off that  i can't do the same things  i used to do not too long ago. I'm truly afraid of dying because of hpw much i weight. I'm just reayd to start this and do this right and healthy.
    NewPersonUnderConstruction NewPersonUnderConstruction
    18-21, F
    1 Response Mar 18, 2010

    I need Ana buddy who takes it all serious,

    talks to me daily and support me. I will do same!!! Please.
    MajaMm MajaMm
    16-17, F
    2 Responses Mar 15, 2015

    I'm Disgusting.

    I look in the mirror and I see the most disgusting face and body shape. I glare at it, looking at my naked self before I get in the shower and I just want to grab a knife, slice myself open, and scoop out all of the disgusting, humiliating, and annoying pounds of fat on my body...
    RandaJM RandaJM
    16-17, F
    3 Responses May 31, 2012

    Skinny Is A Trap

    It's never enough. No matter how much weight you lose, you can never lose enough. I was once pushing almost 180 lbs almost five years ago. The progress was slow and I was never satisfied. Then I got to the point where my colleagues were pulling me to the side telling me to stop...
    pinkyswearx pinkyswearx
    1 Response Oct 15, 2013

    I really want to start restricting food again.

    I lost weight soo quickly. But idk if I should but I'm getting fatter and its not even a big deal so what are your opinions?
    deleted deleted
    Oct 20, 2015

    Its So Hard...

    I am 14 and I weigh 233 pounds. I have NO help EVER. and when I do start diets, I always have a bad day, then I can never get on track again, and then I end up gaining a hundred more pounds. I have always been overweight my whole life. and ive been teased in school to the point...
    alimariee alimariee
    22-25, F
    2 Responses May 13, 2013

    I Wonder...

    I wonder what it feels like to be skinny....to be picked up by your boyfriend...to be able to fit in a 1 digit number size...to lie on my side and not feel fat move...to wear sexy clothes...to wear a bikini and not feel like a beached whale...to be hit on...to be loved.
    lostandstilllost lostandstilllost
    22-25, F
    Aug 26, 2013

    The problem is, I hate not being able to wear a

    freaking bikini without feeling ashamed. All my friends have great bodies and then.. there's me.
    Gabs96 Gabs96
    18-21, F
    1 Response Jul 21, 2014

    I'd Be Happier If..

    I'm overweight, barely, but i'm over weight. I weight 134, my suggested weight is 110. Within the past year i have gained 20lbs, i assume it has something to do with being on the pill, and because I ate fast food a lot last summer, so i know its all my fault. I see skinny girls...
    DearShadow DearShadow
    18-21, F
    2 Responses Jun 1, 2010

    So I know people say

    that you're supposed to be happy with who you are and that you're perfect the way you are but it's just so hard for when I look in the mirror and I see this thing (that's what it looks like to me) When I go out shopping with my mom or something it hurts when I look in the...
    TheUnkownWorld TheUnkownWorld
    13-15, F
    1 Response Jun 2, 2015

    It Seems Unfair.....

    i've been slightly overweight my whole life.in grade school,i'd say i was the heaviest.i slimmed down in middle school and high school.though i have never been the size i wanted to be,the smallest i was then was about 130-135.i haven't been close to that weight since before i had...
    twilightlady twilightlady
    31-35, F
    4 Responses Jan 10, 2010

    The Weight Keeps On Getting Bigger and So Does My Depression

    I'm 16 years old. I haven't always been fat, I used to be pretty lanky for my age. At the age of 10 I started to get fat. I have many things I could blame it on but I'm going to be honest for once and not do that. I don't eat that much, i know I eat more than Is hould on...
    SuzieQZ SuzieQZ
    18-21, F
    11 Responses Mar 13, 2009

    When I Was Skinny

    I was a hefty 115 pounds after being 187 pounds and i had done it the wrong way......my life turns and spins now from black to gold every ten minutes now.....i cant go into the shower with it being cold at alllll for i will pass out and wake up rolled in the curtain......but...
    annaslease annaslease
    18-21, F
    1 Response Apr 13, 2010

    I'm working out. I have been very dedicated

    each day and have been going to the gym religiously. It's been 5 weeks of working out and I feel so healthy. I'm working out for me :)
    Mariekillz Mariekillz
    18-21, F
    2 Responses Feb 26, 2014

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