Weight-Loss Win is a weekly series I do for Yahoo Beauty. Here is an excerpt from this week’s inspiring story.
The very beginning of my weight problem was when I was a chubby 11-year-old. I was taking a lifesaving swim class, so we were all standing in bathing suits. I had no boobs and a stomach that stuck out, and I was looking at this tall, thin, developed girl. It felt embarrassing to exist.
She said, “Don’t worry — it will all grow up and out.” I was mortified but can laugh at it now. She was trying to be nice and say something supportive, but it called attention to the fact that my body was so awkward. [Click here to continue reading…]