Growing up, I was a very heavy kid. I wasn’t active at all. In high school, I would lose weight and gain it all back. About two and a half years ago, I was considered obese on the BMI scale. I started on a diet, and I lost weight in a healthy way, but it made me want to lose more and more. Image was part of it—I worked in fashion, and I didn’t want to feel insecure about my weight in that environment. Although I had started my journey wanting to feel better about myself, I soon became addicted to seeing that number on the scale go down each week. Wanting to Get Smaller and SmallerI kept setting new goals for myself. Can I get to this certain weight? I’m 5’6” and my final goal weight was 99 pounds. I didn’t realize it at the time, but getting smaller gave me validation. I was doing anything to lose weight, and started some unhealthy behaviors along the way. My weight dropped pretty low, and my family was starting to notice. We don’t really talk about emotions, but I could tell my dad was very concerned. I was calling out of… Read full this story
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