My Body Stories
I'm 18. 5'9" and 157 pounds. I've always been taller than most girls and always weighed more than them but it never bothered me until high school. My first boyfriend would always tell me how I was too big or not pretty enough. It eventually got drilled into my head that it was true.
For as long as I can remember I have been self conscious of my body. As soon as I started school I seemed suddenly shy and aware of feeling not as attractive as the popular girls. I was always a little chubby because I did overeat and didn’t know any better, but as a consequence had low self esteem.
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This site is here as an accurate reflection of what real women look like. All women.
A recent study found that 95% of non-eating disordered women overestimate the size of their hips by 16% and their waists by 25%, yet the same women were able to correctly estimate the width of a box.