What made you realize that you were overweight?

Age 13, female, 4'11, 246 lbs - FOOD - I realized I was overweight at age 13

Age 12, female, 5’8, 241 lbs - I don’t do well in PE at all, and my thighs and butt spill over chairs. Plus, my thighs rub together a lot. - I realized I was overweight at age 10

Age 11, female, 5'8, 172 lbs - I get extremely tired and short of breath in pe after just one lap. Doing the mile is going to be terrible - I realized I was overweight at age 11

Age 18, male, 187, 128 kgs - I realized that I was overweight when I broke one of those beach chairs at the pool. When I sat on it, it just broke. The looks, giggles and whispers made me realize that I was too fat. - I realized I was overweight at age 17

Age 13, female, 5’3, 257 lbs - I was playing with my belly when I noticed how squishy I was. 3 months later I figured out why - I realized I was overweight at age -2

Age 13, female, 5'3, 359 lbs - I honestly didn't think I was fat until someone told me. Now I know apparently I shouldn't have to hold my belly - I realized I was overweight at age Three days ago

Age 12, female, 5’1, 310 lbs - I went to the doctor for my monthly checkup and had my weight done. So I got on the scale and I looked at it I was shocked. I had no idea that I was 289 lbs. The doctor turned to me an said I can’t dust coat this and told me how over eight I was. The thing is I have no health problems because of my weight and I’m perfectly healthy so the doctors aren’t worried but I know I’m way to big. - I realized I was overweight at age 11

Age 13, female, 5’4, 379 lbs - I was going in for my checkup and they took my height and smiled and wrote something down then when I stepped on the scale the nurses smile immediately dropped she quickly rushed away to get the doctor. When he came in he asked my mother if she would like to hear everything gently or quickly. My mom Said quickly. The doctor said honey your fat. I was crushed. Then he explained that I was morbidly obese and things were no looking good. After that we didn’t discuss it again, I didn’t know what my weight was because I couldn’t see it on the scale but on the way out I asked the nurse and she said 211lbs, After that I went home and started touching m fat roles I could fit my sunglasses in them I realized that do had a habit of holding my belly when I walked, I couldn’t fit into desks and movie theater seats very well. The photos of me were shocking and the fact that I wear plus sizes when some of my friends wear kids. It was terrible. I wear sweatpants as leggings, I ate an entire birthday for on my birthday. I noticed the thing I hate the most too my chins. I was crushed by the realization because before hand I wore tight clothes and bikinis and didn’t know. - I realized I was overweight at age 12

Age 13, male, 5ft 2in, 388 lbs - I have been overweight all my life so don't really know when I first knew I was fat - I realized I was overweight at age 5

Age 13, male, 5 foot 8, 159 lbs - I used the BMI calculator on this website. While it might not be accurate to how overweight I am, I know that I am overweight. - I realized I was overweight at age 13

Age 16, male, 187, 132 kgs - I realised i was too fat when i felt like i almost git a heart attack from walking up the stairs. From then i noticed i struggled with every form of exercise. - I realized I was overweight at age 14

Age 8uAX1A412M4q, male, TJhmzcxZjEPB, dMRhjXnJp6 lbs - i once received a verse in my dream ie 1 Peter 1:10 and till today i do1&8#2n7;t know how to interpret. Todays thought takes me so much to that verse and i strongly want God to help me overcome the ruts that are pulling me from him - I realized I was overweight at age tk58vCucE

Age 12, female, 166, 57.5 kgs - Most people see it when it is too late - I realized I was overweight at age 11

Age 12, female, 160cm, 64 kgs - I ate more then I usually do and I weighed a lot more than my friends - I realized I was overweight at age 11

Age 16, female, 5ft6, 380 lbs - I've outgrown most high street brands recently, but first noticed just because it was obvious - I realized I was overweight at age 3-4

Age RX15m3HLy42, male, 3rzCE9WteE, yxht9e5XEt kgs - There is no way, virtually, to deibsrce how hard I'm laughing. WOW. My Friday is made.While I *totally* think I made the right choice, I would never go so far as to take away people's socks and kangaroo-summoning powers. That would just be mean. And kind of tyrannical. I vow to only use my wish-granting Finnish-speaking powers for good. - I realized I was overweight at age V79ClcED

Age 16, female, 5'3, 324 lbs - There was a lot of things that made me realize just how fat I was getting. I noticed my cloths had gotten smaller, my belly was getting big, I couldn't even see my feet - I realized I was overweight at age 14

Age 16, female, 5'3, 324 lbs - There was a lot of things that made me realize just how fat I was getting. I noticed my cloths had gotten smaller, my belly was getting big, I couldn't even see my feet - I realized I was overweight at age 14

Age 16, female, 5'2, 372 lbs - i didn't notice how fat i really was until i got on a scale - I realized I was overweight at age 13

Age 16, female, 5'2, 372 lbs - i didn't notice how fat i really was until i got on a scale - I realized I was overweight at age 13

Age 12, female, 5 6, 237 lbs - Bully's keep telling how fat i am. So I know I am fat - I realized I was overweight at age 8

Age 10, female, 5"2, 124 lbs - i stared being picked at - I realized I was overweight at age 8

Age 16, female, 5'2, 315 lbs - There were a lot of things that made me realizE that i was overweight because by the time I realized it I was well over 200 pounds. The main issue was I realized that i was having a harder and harder tine fitting. I tries to go cave diving on a tour with my friends and they measured my stomach and they said I couldn't go. I said that I'd be fine and that I could totally fit and they informed me that I was much too large. This made me wonder how large I had actually gotten. When I started looking at pictures I realized how massive I looked and how at least 2 rolls on my stomach were visible when I sat Down. I cannot ride my bicycle or sit in normal school desks without getting stuck eiher. Since I went caving, or tried to go, I have put on another 75 pounds. - I realized I was overweight at age 16

Age 11, female, 5', 134 lbs - When I eat sometimes my mom goes up to me and pinches my belly and calls me fat...then goes stop eating cause you know you are going to get bigger! Even tho idc cuz I'm kinda liking being this way ... - I realized I was overweight at age 8

Age 11, female, 5', 137 lbs - Well I started getting fat when I was seven ... But my friend was like uhh you look bigger than last year whats going on ?? I saw I was gaining weight but it didn't seem to matter to me , but now I relized I kinda like being bigger even though I kinda feel like a whale next to everyone... - I realized I was overweight at age 8

Age 11, female, 5', 137 lbs - Well I started getting fat when I was seven ... But my friend was like uhh you look bigger than last year whats going on ?? I saw I was gaining weight but it didn't seem to matter to me , but now I relized I kinda like being bigger even though I kinda feel like a whale next to everyone... - I realized I was overweight at age 8

Age 13, female, 5' 5", 164 lbs - More than one thing did. I knew my weight on the scale wasnt healthy, my clothes started to get smaller and went up in sizes and my mom talked to me about it. - I realized I was overweight at age 12

Age 15, female, 5'5, 192 lbs - My belly bursted buttons regularly and my shirts didn't cover my belly well. - I realized I was overweight at age 12

Age 14, male, 167, 66 kgs - My cousin's comments about my eating and how big and round my belly was compared to his, and how tight my trousers were at my thighs/butt - I realized I was overweight at age 9

Age 15, female, 5"3, 162 lbs - This tip makes me want to lose weight mroe and reach my healthy weight goal. 120 pounds. - I realized I was overweight at age 12

Age 11, male, 5 ft., 112 lbs - I also had physical limitations(like those listed above) and i saw my weight on a scale - I realized I was overweight at age 11

Age 13, male, 5 1\2 , 157 lbs - i am fat just see my story an home page - I realized I was overweight at age 13

Age 13, female, 5"4, 215 lbs - Our school took a fitness test, and the teacher posted up the names and weights. I was the heaviest of my whole school. I also had trouble fitting my body into my desk. - I realized I was overweight at age 6

Age 12, female, 5, 186 lbs - This was a scary and frighting moment when i realize i was overweight - I realized I was overweight at age 10

Age 10, female, 5 feet, ? lbs - I couldn't fit into some clothes, and couldn't see my feet when I stood up. - I realized I was overweight at age 9

Age 16, female, 5'6", 213 lbs - Just the fact that my pic. looked horrible, my friends stopped commenting me, my scale tipping 200 + and stuff like that. oh and shortness of breath. - I realized I was overweight at age Don't Know

Age 17, female, 5'7, 181 lbs - I've always been overweight, so I think I've always been aware of it... when I started school I remember the other kids telling me it looked like I had a baby in my tummy, and from about 8 years old onwards I noticed it was more difficult to get clothes when shopping, and growing up my mother used to always tell me she was 'going to put me on a diet because I needed to lose weight.' I always noticed everyone was thinner than me - I realized I was overweight at age 4

Age 15, male, 171, 204 lbs - stomach was much bigger - I realized I was overweight at age 15

Age 13, female, 5'2, 147 lbs - At the pool, while i was eating a hamburger, a boy came up to me and pinched my fat belly and said: why are you eating that burger, don't you think you're fat enough you hippo! - I realized I was overweight at age 11

Age 15, male, 5'11", 200 lbs - Most of these things - I realized I was overweight at age 8 or 9

Age 12, male, 4'9", 189 lbs - For once when taking a shower I looked down and noticed I literally could not see my toes. That night I thought about what I had seen. Then it occured to me I was the second slowest runner in class (the slowest was SUPER FAT) so that made depressed and I sunk into a state of sadness where I spent spare change on junk food to make me happy and doing nothing and I was always got stressed and then as a reselt depressed more. Just a BIG FAT chain reaction. I was 9 when it started and I;m finally changing that. In research I found stress makes you fatter, the junk I bought was fat producing, i ate only sugury and floury white foods and they never fill me up so I eat like 5 plates and I'm finnaly full. Now I'm super fat and I'm only 12 people! Plus the doctor says my growth has slowed to abot 2 in. per year I recomend that you never let what happened to me happen to you. Beware the power of depression. - I realized I was overweight at age 9

Age 15, female, 5'2, 355 lbs - when i was in 3rd grade i wore womens size clothing n ppl teased me n made fun of me - I realized I was overweight at age 9 but i love being overweight

Age 14, female, 5' 2", 201 lbs - All of the above happened and i finally realized it. - I realized I was overweight at age 13

Age 17, female, 5'2.5, 130 lbs - I believe all of the above + the mirror. - I realized I was overweight at age sometime

Age 11, female, 5'6, 151 lbs - this is gooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooddd - I realized I was overweight at age 9

Age 18, female, 5'2, 135 lbs - i had big arms, a big belly, and my clothes didn;t fit right. - I realized I was overweight at age 16

Age 10, female, 4,11, 100 lbs - my wii fit told me i was overweight but now it says im healthy - I realized I was overweight at age 10

Age 15, male, 5'8, 155 lbs - im not over weight. - I realized I was overweight at age 14

Age 14, female, 5'4, 128 lbs - pretty much all of these - I realized I was overweight at age 14

Age 11, female, 5'0'', 175 lbs - I saw my weight on the scale, took one good look in the mirror,my mom and doctor told me,and my ballet teacher told me,and I was embarassed by my aunt at times. - I realized I was overweight at age 11

Age 13, female, 5'5", 190 lbs - I looked down and could not see my feet anymore, and when I walked, my belly jiggled like crazy... - I realized I was overweight at age 11

Age 14, male, 6,2, 254 lbs - i want to keep getting fatter - I realized I was overweight at age 10

Age 13, female, 5.3, 170 lbs - I look at myself every day, don't I? - I realized I was overweight at age 9

Age 15, female, 170, 74 kgs - i famil member made a comment, i looked at the scales, i didnt like my appearance, actually i hated jt. - I realized I was overweight at age i have always known.

Age 16, female, 170 cm, 79 kgs - This is a very interesting topic.Funny thing is,most of overweight kids feel normal and arent aware of their size,like I was.But when you start to be called names,you realise that you are different.Later you become more self concious and stare constantly in bodies of your friends and you see things.Things like,they have flat stomach,even when they are sitting.They are faster than you.You are bigger then them in photos.My two best friends were shorter then me aswell,and my mom once said I am huge and I look like their mom.So I started hanging out with heavier kids,who were often bigger than me.I didnt really liked them,they were bossy and obnoxious,but I felt safer and smaller beeing with them.I know that was mean,but its so hard beeing an overweight kid.A happy,succesfull day for me would be when I didnt get a single name calling.I dont thing media has anytihing to do with beeing bullied as a heavier person.Long before people had TV kids would still bully heavier kids.Even 2 year old kids notice the difference between overweight and normal individual.Its in our genes.I feel for overweight kids.They have it as twice as hard and often dont get any support.Beeing overweight is still the last acceptable predjudice.There isnt any law against that.Its not fair for a kid beeing bullied and rejected just fr having higher precantage of body fat.That doesnt mean he/she is lesser a person. - I realized I was overweight at age 9

Age 11, female, 4.7, 98 lbs - it stinks being overweight - I realized I was overweight at age 10

Age 3, female, 17, 10000 lbs - i was fat - I realized I was overweight at age 1

Age 16, male, 60 inches, 560 lbs - I couldnt see my private parts - I realized I was overweight at age 15

Age 16, male, 6 ft, 210 lbs - I could not see my feet. - I realized I was overweight at age 13

Age 12, female, 5"4", 299 lbs - becos i had a fat belly - I realized I was overweight at age 10

Age 16, female, 5'8", 180 lbs - Always been obese (now I'm just overweight, thankfully), but a doctor told me I was overfat when I was 8 and put me on a diet since I was nearing 130 pounds then. - I realized I was overweight at age 8

Age 19, female, 5 ft 10 inch, 210 lbs - And other persons told me that i was fat - I realized I was overweight at age 18

Age 16, female, 5'2, 185 lbs - i was always called fat - I realized I was overweight at age 10

Age 12, female, 5"3", 297 lbs - For a while I hadknown I was a little on thelage sidebut jst recently I took a visitto my school nurse and she senta card homesaying I was clinically obese. - I realized I was overweight at age 12

Age 11, female, 5ft 0in, 130 lbs - i have of what they call underboobs,sort of a pot belly, and then at the bottom it like underboobs but there at the bottom of your belly - I realized I was overweight at age 11

Age 15, male, 5'9", 283 lbs - I never thought I was actually too fat, just a little overweight, but I guess not according to my doctor. - I realized I was overweight at age 12

Age 6, female, know idea, 50 lbs - hhhhhhhhhhhi - I realized I was overweight at age nothing

Age 14, male, 5.6, 235 lbs - when it read 235lbs bout a week ago i was like woah! - I realized I was overweight at age 11


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