Tuesday, May 16, 2017

To The Women Who Gained Weight In College


To The Women Who Gained Weight In College: A blog post by Kenia Calderon:

This is for all the women who are learning to love themselves after gaining weight.

I love seeing women show their before and after pictures after losing their unwanted weight. However, I think we also need to see women show their progress in other forms of self love.

Over the past three years I’ve gained more weight than ever before. At the beginning I hated the way I was starting to look, but at the time I could do nothing about it. My battle with depression had returned, and I was busy with school, work, and meetings from 8 a.m. to 11 p.m. I was too busy keeping myself sane and alive. 
My health continued to deteriorate. I’d never been one to eat extreme amounts of junk food so it was clear this was something much bigger than I could handle on my own.

At first, comments like “oh, you look different,” “you seem a little chunkier lately,” and my favourite one, “I have a diet you could try,” made me feel insecure and ashamed. .....

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