Heather M. Godwin

On January 18, 1982, I was born an 8lb 10 oz baby girl.  So when I say I have been heavy my entire life, it’s the truth.  I went thru my childhood being made fun of for being overweight.  That is debilitating to a child.  I always hid my feelings […]

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 […]

Alesha Cook

Hello! My name is Alesha and I’m 23 years old. I grew up in Dallas, Texas currently in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma. As a child I was always chubby and bigger than the other children so that was always hard on me. By the time I was in 10th grade I […]

Jayme Allen

I’ve shared my story before with everyone but for the newbies. Here it goes. When I was 5 years old I had a knot show up on my right shoulder that was malignant melanoma. They removed it and after I started gaining weight But ever since I was in 6th […]

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 […]