My entire life I was over weight. I remember my parents telling me at my child exams the doctor would tell them I was over weight and needed to be put on a diet as a young child. I have ...

I’ve battled with my weight my entire life. Growing up my grandparents and mom would let me go to McDonald’s every day to get a happy meal after school. To me it was a treat. Not knowing that as I ...

I gradually gained weight through my teenage years and throughout my time at college and university. It wasn’t until a health check at the age of 30 where I realised it was affecting my health. My BMI was high and ...

I started gaining weight in elementary school. I believe it was a result of low immune system and getting sick often (and needing many bouts of antibiotics). As my body struggled, mental anxiety became chronic and I found solace in ...

I have always struggled with weight issues. I grew up watching my mother struggle with her self hatred and weight issues. At the age of 10 I was sexually abused and as a result of this I hated my body. ...

I started developing a weight problem in middle school. I was always the “big girl” and went to school with a bunch of girls who were very slim and skinny. People would always comment on how big I was and ...

I started to gain weight when I was in junior high and puberty hit me. I LOVE sugar… and no one was telling me not to eat it so I went all in! My family lived a Southern cooking life ...

What was my final straw? The thing that happened that made things click for me? What made me decided to have weight loss surgery? For me the most common answer would be for my present and future self. I was ...