by April

Hey everyone, my name is April, and I am a 6 foot size 16, 16 year old giant! I say all the time that being big doesn't bother me but it really does. I've had health problems all my life and eventually had to get my right foot amputated and I think it tends to drive guys away. I have never been on a date, never had a first kiss and again I tell people it doesn't get to me but it does. Bad. It's hard for me to exercise cause I have juvenile ruematoid arthritis in both of my knees and its sometimes painful for me to even walk let alone work-out. The only things I do like about me are my eyes (they're hazel), my lips, and ok don't laugh but my boobs. That's it. I get scared all of the time that I am never going to find a guy out there and the more I go without a boyfriend the more a guy won't want me. I really dont know what to do anymore. Will someone please give me some advice?

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Sep 25, 2010
by: Sabrina

Hi April, my name is Sabrina and Im from London, Im seventeen, 5ft5 and a size sixteen. Never had a boyfriend or anything else, so it goes to show your not the only one. Girls all over the world have image problems. Try not to focus to hard on the negatives and focus on the positives, like your eyes, perhaps try to bring out your eyes by using some purple eyeshadow. Try not to look always at the bad, and you say you've got great boobs, I know some girls that would KILL for that. As for the weight thing why not try a simple calorie controlled diet to lose a few pounds, but what ever you do don't strave yourself. And the boyfriend thing dont worry about it I dont know what the guys in Florida are like but over here there more trouble then there worth lool. But if you really want a boyfriend then put yourself out there and meet new people. Personally I sometime fell alittle off about not having ever had a boyfriend when all my friends have had one and im going to Uni next year, BUT there hasnt been anyone that I fell is good enough for me and im not about to settle for second place and never should you. Your time will come and anyway, if you need a boyfriend to make you feel complete then you have a real problem make sure your happy with yourself before you get into a relasionship or it will end in disaster. Love yourself before you love anyone else
This is my first entry, I hope it Helped
Lots of Love Sabrina

Nov 09, 2010
I know how you feel
by: Kacy

Even though i'm not extremely "obese" im definitley not healthy! It's hard too see the bright side of things when everybody else has a boyfriend and has a size 0 waist. The hope I cling to is that I know Jesus is always there to comfort me when I feel alone, and deprived of things other girls get to do.

Apr 18, 2011
You are not alone I'm with you!
by: Emily

I'm Emily I live in England and I'm 5'5 and a size 18 I have so much trouble getting into a state of mind where I feel like I can eat the right things and go exercise, I've never had a boyfriend but I've had my first kiss and I'm always thinking to myself "I could have that if I felt better about myself". I'm not sure about in Florida but where I'm from boys are just trouble haha. it's the nice guys you wanna go for. It's all about confidence and loving who you are inside and out no matter how big you are because in the end the boy that really loves you wont care how big you are. Things are easier said than done and people can give you all the tips and motivation you could possibly ask for but it's all down to you and you can achieve anything if you really want it! I'm currently making a list of all the things I like about my self and all the things I want to change. Next to the things I like I'm putting ways I can make them more noticeable and next to the things I dont like I'm putting ways to change them that will work for me.
I hope everything goes well for you and remember you are not alone <3 lots of love Emily x

Jun 25, 2011
You're beautiful.
by: Hannah

You're beautiful. God made you the way you are and He loves you so much :)

Nov 17, 2011
thanks hannah
by: simi

thanks i really loved ur essay , thank u so much ad may GOD bless u too

Jan 23, 2012
Just an opinion
by: Anonymous

Ok so I don't know how long ago you posted this, but I have to say that I've definitely been there. Never give up hope, you are a beautiful child of God. Any guy who doesn't want to be with you because of the way you look, is not one that you should be with. Who knows what God has in store for you in your future, but you do know that God is with you in your present and your future. God loves you infinitely more than words can express, and he wants you to love yourself that much too.

May 09, 2012
Honey I know the feeling
by: Anonymous

I am 16 size16 and I am 5 ft 7 and until recently I felt as though no one knew what I was going through I felt alone and I was hurt seeing all my friends getting ask out on dates and things but then I took a good look at what I did have . I have curves I have a butt and boobs most would kill for , I looked at myself and said you are beautiful and it's not too late to tone up but not lose weight just tone up and feel better . So honey remember beauty comes from who you are not what pant size you wear.

May 18, 2016
Case Study Writer
by: Case Study Writer

Your post would be so much helpful for many girls who have the same concerns, but you should not think too much about all those negative things about yourself.

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