My Unhealthy Obsession With Getting Thin

  • Published: 06 June 2019
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    As Evelyn started to grow up and become a teenager, she looked around at her friends and started to notice differences in the way she looked. She felt like all of her friends were smaller, skinnier and thinner than she was, and she became self-conscious, insecure and unhappy with her body and the way that she looked.

    Things got worse when her peers and classmates started to pick on her and make her feel even more self-doubting and unconfident. They would call her names, and they would bully her so much that it brought her to tears. Her classmates' mean nature made her scared, nervous and anxious about going to middle school. She dreaded going to school and didn’t want to face all the mean kids and hear their harmful words.

    She found the strength to ultimately face her peers, and it ended up not being as bad, painful or traumatizing as she assumed it would be. However, she quickly changed her tune when she had to got to P.E. class – gym class – and run miles around her school’s track. She just couldn’t keep up with her faster, more athletic classmates, and she was the last student to complete the run. Instead of making her feel better and supporting her, her gym teacher told her that she’d have to practice and improve. Evelyn felt weak, saddened and disappointed in herself. She made a promise to herself to lose weight and change her eating habits - especially before she got to high school. It became an unhealthy obsession with getting thin.

    Evelyn started exercising excessively and maintaining a strict diet. With her newfound eating and workout routine, she started to see results and began to lose weight. She was thrilled with the way her body looked, and everyone around her started to notice, too. Her classmates and friends complimented her for looking so skinny, thin, fit and small, which made her feel validated.

    But instead of feeling happy, confident and proud of her body, Evelyn continued to work out and diet intensely - she became obsessed with diet, exercise and being thin, skinny. She started to take weight loss to an extreme, unhealthy level by exercising for hours after school and barely eating breakfast, lunch or dinner. As she continued her unhealthy obsession and habits and lifestyle, the people around her continued to give her praise. She started to believe that having a small, skinny, petite, tiny body was the key to life – the solution to every problem.

    Eventually, Evelyn’s routine spiraled out of control and she developed a real eating disorder. She lost interest in the hobbies she used to love – like art and music – and only focused on maintaining her weight and small physique. She felt tired, distracted, unmotivated and depressed.

    Luckily, Evelyn’s family stepped in when they noticed these extreme changes. She was totally unrecognizable – just skin and bones, gaunt – and they knew it was time for her to get help. Evelyn felt ashamed, helpless and scared, but reluctantly agreed to see a doctor at a clinic. While she was at the hospital, she was diagnosed with anorexia, and she was completely shocked when she found out that anorexia (and bulimia and teh fact that people binge etc.) was a disease you could die from.

    Recovery and change was very difficult and stressful for Evelyn, but she found the strength to fight through it with her family's support and counselling. She wanted to be a better role model for her younger relatives, and she was afraid of the worst case scenario.

    Now, Evelyn is in college and she's been able to keep up her healthy lifestyle. The experience she went through made her appreciate life, and she is stronger than she ever was. She learned how to love herself, silence the haters and ignore the false concept of the "perfect" beauty.

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Comments • 5 229

  • Error Møønshiñe
    Error Møønshiñe  3 hours back

    My unhealthy obsession of getting fat

    It's not real I am a skeleton in real life

    • Pumpkin GachaCutie
      Pumpkin GachaCutie  11 hours back

      It’s called Anorexia.Its really bad

      • BLANK ?
        BLANK ?  12 hours back


        • sugar bear 50000000 your cool

          its good to be you not in a different body be you don't let people say bad stuff about you
          put all that bad stuff in your brain and throw it out😊😊😊😊😊

          • Hayley Atrisco J.
            Hayley Atrisco J.  14 hours back



            • Citlai Rodriguez
              Citlai Rodriguez  14 hours back

              i kinda don't like being skinny bc my arms are skinny and i feel a bit embarrassed about it. Like before i would never take off my sweater but when this skool year started i felt more confident and im still a bit embarrassed but I'll overcome it

              • Jocabed Cuautle
                Jocabed Cuautle  14 hours back

                I really want to be so skinny

                • Ava Esposito
                  Ava Esposito  17 hours back

                  I am skinny because I don’t like a lot of stuff and I am trying to get more wait like if you have the same problem ps. but I’m not anorexic

                  • Mamita Das
                    Mamita Das  19 hours back

                    It's funny how everyone wants to get skinny here and I'm trying to get wait seriously I'm a foodie and my weight is 35 kg!!!!!!!

                    • Sanober Sohail
                      Sanober Sohail  23 hours back

                      I am good how I look 😊

                      • Banana gacha
                        Banana gacha  1 days back

                        Me: omg I NEED to lose weight

                        Also me: *Never stops eating*

                        • Music City
                          Music City  1 days back

                          I wanna be more chubby

                          I am very skinny. I can see my bones, skinny..

                          I love myself and you should to

                          • Erdi Youtuber
                            Erdi Youtuber  1 days back


                            • Evelyn Rodriguez
                              Evelyn Rodriguez  1 days back

                              Hey I'm evelyn

                              • Leslie Vazquez
                                Leslie Vazquez  2 days back

                                I suffered from anorexia it was hard to get out of but now instead of being called " Boney" at school I'm called "cubby cinnamon roll" and I actually like the name ☺️☺️

                                • Lena Strbac
                                  Lena Strbac  2 days back

                                  • Minimiggie Gamer
                                    Minimiggie Gamer  2 days back

                                    Me:Orders the biggest burger at a restaurant

                                    Also me:A diet coke please I am on a diet🍴😜

                                    • Taja’s Life
                                      Taja’s Life  2 days back

                                      Being skinny is not solution to everything self love is

                                      • JungSHOOK is my MOOD
                                        JungSHOOK is my MOOD  2 days back

                                        Me: From today I'm gonna go on a diet

                                        My mom: *Places a burger on my table*

                                        Me: Maybe tomorrow

                                        • Michele
                                          Michele  2 days back

                                          I agree to this! 😢 i've been there too! I am too skinny at that time then, my doctor told me to eat healthy foods and do your workout to maintain a better lifestyle than not eating!

                                          • TheDumbLad -.-
                                            TheDumbLad -.-  2 days back

                                            Well, I know I'm late to this story but to the people that called you fat, fat is not a describing word, fat is what we get from food

                                            • Starry Night
                                              Starry Night  3 days back

                                              She keeps on putting stuff in the trash can...

                                              • lpscolliepops
                                                lpscolliepops  3 days back

                                                Why does this sound like me? Except still looks the same!

                                                • Isidora A. Valeria Torres

                                                  I always feel bad for those people who feel like they shouldn't love theirselves because some shitty people can't appreciate them.

                                                  • Lucy T.
                                                    Lucy T.  4 days back

                                                    Me: I'll do anything to be skinny

                                                    .... except diet and excersice

                                                    • Jasmine Garcia
                                                      Jasmine Garcia  4 days back

                                                      I’m literally eating chips rn

                                                      • I’mSleepy
                                                        I’mSleepy  4 days back

                                                        Are you Evelyn from Roblox?

                                                        • Cow Girl
                                                          Cow Girl  4 days back

                                                          Literally jaidens animation’s life

                                                          • i have no clue what username i should have

                                                            Me: I’m trying to loose weight so I can fit into my favorite leggings!

                                                            Also me: *Eats 5 burgers every week and drinks soda and chips*

                                                            Also me: *Doesn’t loose weight or gain weight at all*

                                                            • uniCorNs for3ver
                                                              uniCorNs for3ver  4 days back

                                                              I wish I was skinny too :c

                                                            • Peachine
                                                              Peachine  4 days back

                                                              Pro the pe one is basically me

                                                              • Jacky A
                                                                Jacky A  5 days back

                                                                Me: i want to be skinnny

                                                                *Sees cake*. Is tempted to eat it 😬

                                                                • blue diamond
                                                                  blue diamond  6 days back

                                                                  every like this gets i add a 🍪

                                                                  • Peter Osborne
                                                                    Peter Osborne  6 days back


                                                                    • kid A.H.I
                                                                      kid A.H.I  7 days back


                                                                      *How to hold chopsticks*

                                                                      • Ron Callahan
                                                                        Ron Callahan  7 days back

                                                                        I wish I was skinny

                                                                        *eats 20273737390202×373736373829292920202038746473839+-829202029292828299298828837656554+-×262525362728292 fries and 89 chicken nuggets*

                                                                        No one:
                                                                        Accept it, no one:
                                                                        NO ONE GOSH DARN YOU PEOPLE!!!!!!!:
                                                                        Me: WYYYYYYYYYYY?!?!???!?;?;?!?;?!?!?!?!?!?;?;?!?!?!?;?!!?!?!?!??!?!??!

                                                                        • Cristel Zeledon
                                                                          Cristel Zeledon  1 weeks back

                                                                          I get bullied for being too skinny in school

                                                                          • Lavender Dan LD
                                                                            Lavender Dan LD  1 weeks back

                                                                            I think it’s ok to diet and work out a hour a day but you have to have a limit and be healthy

                                                                            • Nebulosis
                                                                              Nebulosis  1 weeks back

                                                                              me: on diet because i need to lose over 10kls
                                                                              also me: ate kfc yesterday

                                                                              • G da Queen Gods Gift
                                                                                G da Queen Gods Gift  1 weeks back

                                                                                Keep trying geting thin.🙂

                                                                                • G da Queen Gods Gift
                                                                                  G da Queen Gods Gift  1 weeks back

                                                                                  Don't give up on you just keep trying.😇😇

                                                                                  • daire devil
                                                                                    daire devil  1 weeks back

                                                                                    Thin fat your still ugly

                                                                                  • Sai Manogna
                                                                                    Sai Manogna  1 weeks back

                                                                                    ME:- I want to become Thin
                                                                                    So, im going to GYM
                                                                                    Also Me:- Eating candies😔

                                                                                    • Kensheen Templado
                                                                                      Kensheen Templado  1 weeks back

                                                                                      Anorexia Nervosa that's her illness

                                                                                      • Time For Some Fun!
                                                                                        Time For Some Fun!  2 weeks back

                                                                                        Can we also have a vid about a doll💃🏼

                                                                                        • Luna ;-;
                                                                                          Luna ;-;  2 weeks back

                                                                                          I won't to lose weight but it's so hard because I have asthma

                                                                                          • Frosty the Gamer
                                                                                            Frosty the Gamer  2 weeks back

                                                                                            My sister has almost the same problom:(

                                                                                            • Andrea Luna
                                                                                              Andrea Luna  2 weeks back

                                                                                              I like how I'm watching this while working out excessively while I'm underweight and young.