Jillian Frizzell

“The first step to getting anywhere is deciding you’re not willing to stay where you are.” It’s no secret I’ve always been a big girl. Chin up in pictures, only from boobs up, no full body pics, or hiding in the back. Always been the “fat friend” and I was […]

Shawn Depew

Here’s my story. Sorry if it’s too long, but I hope you read it anyways.  I’m not sure if I was ever a normal size kid, all I have ever known is being bigger than everyone else. In elementary school, I was the chubby kid who ate a lot. I […]

Amy Cleman

Hi Family, My name is Amy and I have been asked to share my journey with you. I have always been on the heavier side, at least enough to be teased in school as the fat girl. I don’t think my weight really started to get out of control until […]

Mallory Davis

My story starts off by saying that I’ve been big all my life. Since I was a little girl I was always bigger. My parents separated when I was little & were always fighting and that’s when my weight started to increase. They ended up back together and separated again […]

Carolyn West

I have been asked to share my story….Here goes nothing. I started this journey about 7-8 years ago. I have always battled with my weight since I was a little girl. Food has always been my best friend. It comforted me and never talks back and always satisfied the feelings […]

Gina Kowalski

  Hello Ohana! My name is Gina, I am 28 years old and I have struggled with weight since I was 7 years old. I was chubby and unathletic most of my childhood, and I remember in middle school finding a running buddy in gym class and when another kid […]