I'm Fat Because Food Is My Comfort
Do you have a story that needs to be heard? Submit it to: dear.diary@boredpanda.com We love to hear all kind of stories, but only the best ones will be animated. We just have one ground rule - your story needs to be REAL. My entire childhood I was a chubby kid. But just like anyone else, I wanted to look good. To get girls to like me or just so I could make some friends. But I wasn’t that motivated to change till last year. It all happened during gym class, our class went to get our height and weight measured. When I stepped on the scale, I almost died inside from the shock. 227,6 pounds. I instantly thought there must be an error or maybe they used a different weight system. When I got home, I confirmed the reading...sure enough it was the same. Literally my weight was insane. When I looked at the mirror, I felt disgusted and sort of pulled my shirt down in an attempt to look the best I could. This was my “light bulb” moment I knew I had to change. After this I had found my motivation and started exercising during the summer. I started to diet, I was doing great for a moment there, but when I got back to school being teased by other kids demotivated me. I remember during class one kid started ranting about my size. He said things like "Hey, Fat ass" or "Lose some weight, fatty". I was almost at the point of punching him, but I just turned back and said “SHUT UP! I’M NOT THAT FAT. I’M JUST CHUBBY!”. The thing is, I find comfort in food. That is one of my worst weaknesses. So, whenever I’m stressed or teased, I start craving junk food. And suddenly, I was back where I had begun. Maybe it would be easier to resist it if it wasn’t around, but my mom keeps bringing junk food home. I tell her, "Can You please stop bringing home junk food? At least hide it?" But she doesn’t listen. That stresses me out and I get candy cravings because of this. And even when I try to change, she doesn’t say a word or compliment me. I mean, she cares for me and all, but she says nothing and isn’t even proud of me! It is hard to be different than the others, especially when you don’t have enough support from your family, or you’re being teased all the time. But I understand now that my main enemy is my mind. I absolutely want to change, but my mind is like a person of its own and tries to demotivate me. I just want to look good. Handsome. I want girls or guys to come up to me and say “Hey, Ethan!” I hope I can break free from this cycle and will finally be happy with the way I look. Animated by Meinart Animation Studio www.meinart.lt #deardiary #truestory https://www.facebook.com/meinartanimation/
1. Introduce Yourself
If we choose your story, we will need to contact you for further information. Any personal information you provide will be kept anonymous.
Continue to Tell Your Story
2. Your Story
Here is the final and most exciting part - your story! We’ve provided you with some questions to help you paint the whole picture.
Submit Your Story
If you feel like you wrote every important detail of your particular experience - click the “Submit” button. We can’t wait to read it! By submitting my story, I agree with theTerms & Conditions andPrivacy Policy
We’re interested in hearing YOUR story
It should be about your own authentic experience. The theme of your story is up to you - it might be about some silly thing you did in kindergarten, the first time you fell in love with a person, or how you got over your biggest fear.
It’s important that you tell your story with as many details as you can remember.
If we choose your story, we will contact you and work with you throughout the whole process.
Got questions?
Watch the Latest Stories
“Dear Diary” community told us their honest stories and we helped to share them with everyone on the internet
6:56
Latest
I’m Addicted To Cheating On My Boyfriends
Do you have a story that needs to be heard? Submit it to https://www.deardiary.video/ We love to hear all kind of stories, but only the best ones will be animated. We just have...
753.8K views
8:26
I Tattooed My Private Parts (it only got worse)
Do you have a story that needs to be heard? Submit it to https://www.deardiary.video/ We love to hear all kind of stories, but only the best ones will be animated. We just have...
2265.5K views
5:23
I Got Divorced Because Of My Husband’s Little Secret
Do you have a story that needs to be heard? Submit it to https://www.deardiary.video/ We love to hear all kind of stories, but only the best ones will be animated. We just have...
351.8K views
5:44
Favorite
Popular
I’m Shaking After What Dad Did To Me At 16
Do you have a story that needs to be heard? Submit it to https://www.deardiary.video/ We love to hear all kind of stories, but only the best ones will be animated. We just have...
4787.4K views
6:11
I Became A Millionaire & Left My Wife Without A Penny
Do you have a story that needs to be heard? Submit it to dear.diary@boredpanda.com We love to hear all kind of stories, but only the best ones will be animated. We just have on...
2699.1K views
5:12
My Wife Agreed To An Open Marriage (I Wish She Didn’t)
Do you have a story that needs to be heard? Submit it to dear.diary@boredpanda.com We love to hear all kind of stories, but only the best ones will be animated. We just have on...
673.7K views
8:00
My Mom Sent Dirty Texts To My Boyfriend
Do you have a story that needs to be heard? Submit it to dear.diary@boredpanda.com We love to hear all kind of stories, but only the best ones will be animated. We just have on...
949.9K views
8:01
My Biology Teacher Told Me My Parents Can’t Be Mine
Do you have a story that needs to be heard? Submit it to dear.diary@boredpanda.com We love to hear all kind of stories, but only the best ones will be animated. We just have on...
314.8K views
7:06
I Read My Cheating Fiance’s Texts Instead Of My Vows On Wedding Day
Do you have a story that needs to be heard? Submit it to https://www.deardiary.video/ We love to hear all kind of stories, but only the best ones will be animated. We just have...
777.1K views
5:41
My Dad Keeps Teasing Me Because I’m Bisexual
Do you have a story that needs to be heard? Submit it to https://www.deardiary.video/ We love to hear all kind of stories, but only the best ones will be animated. We just have...
297.1K views
8:37
DNA Test Revealed My Mom’s Dirty Secret
Do you have a story that needs to be heard? Submit it to https://www.deardiary.video/ We love to hear all kind of stories, but only the best ones will be animated. We just have...
730.4K views
5:33
My Boyfriend Is Ashamed Of Me
Do you have a story that needs to be heard? Submit it to https://www.deardiary.video/ We love to hear all kind of stories, but only the best ones will be animated. We just have...
232.6K views
4:24
I Thought I Was Going To Die, So I Texted My Best Friend 'I Love You’
Do you have a story that needs to be heard? Submit it to https://www.deardiary.video/ We love to hear all kind of stories, but only the best ones will be animated. We just have...
292.7K views
4:58
I Was Ready To Die (My Mom Told Everyone I'm Gay)
Do you have a story that needs to be heard? Submit it to https://www.deardiary.video/ We love to hear all kind of stories, but only the best ones will be animated. We just have...
253.2K views
5:15
I Googled My Teacher And Found His Dirty Secret
Do you have a story that needs to be heard? Submit it to https://www.deardiary.video/ We love to hear all kind of stories, but only the best ones will be animated. We just have...
2517.4K views
4:48
I Took Revenge On My Girlfriend (By Revealing Her Secret To Everyone)
Do you have a story that needs to be heard? Submit it to https://www.deardiary.video/ We love to hear all kind of stories, but only the best ones will be animated. We just have...
493.8K views
4:22
I Came Out To My Mom As Gay, But She Still Doesn’t Know I’m Also Transgender
Do you have a story that needs to be heard? Submit it to https://www.deardiary.video/ We love to hear all kind of stories, but only the best ones will be animated. We just have...
128.6K views
3:29
My Mom Lost Her Kids Because Of Me, She Then Walked Into A Room With A Gun
Do you have a story that needs to be heard? Submit it to dear.diary@boredpanda.com We love to hear all kind of stories, but only the best ones will be animated. We just have on...
86.3K views
3:25
My Best Friend's Reaction Surprised Me When I Kissed Her
Do you have a story that needs to be heard? Submit it to dear.diary@boredpanda.com We love to hear all kind of stories, but only the best ones will be animated. We just have on...
126.4K views
4:16
How My Teacher Undressed Me In Front Of The Whole Class
Do you have a story that needs to be heard? Submit it to dear.diary@boredpanda.com We love to hear all kind of stories, but only the best ones will be animated. We just have on...
689K views
3:01
I Couldn't Believe My Eyes When I Opened Her Gift After Two Years
Do you have a story that needs to be heard? Submit it to dear.diary@boredpanda.com We love to hear all kind of stories, but only the best ones will be animated. We just have on...
81.5K views
3:39
I Was Treated Terribly After I Decided Not To Have A Baby
Do you have a story that needs to be heard? Submit it to dear.diary@boredpanda.com We love to hear all kind of stories, but only the best ones will be animated. We just have on...
55.3K views
3:50
I Found Out Something Terrible About My Dad And I Was Shocked
Do you have a story that needs to be heard? Submit it to: dear.diary@boredpanda.com We love to hear all kind of stories, but only the best ones will be animated. We just have o...
86.8K views
3:28
I Was Abused By My Boyfriend At 15
Do you have a story that needs to be heard? Submit it to: dear.diary@boredpanda.com We love to hear all kind of stories, but only the best ones will be animated. We just have o...
94.3K views
4:19
My Boyfriend Cheated On Me, So I Ruined Something He Was Working On For A Decade
Do you have a story that needs to be heard? Submit it to: dear.diary@boredpanda.com We love to hear all kind of stories, but only the best ones will be animated. We just have o...
392.2K views
3:43
An Eating Disorder Took Over My Life
Do you have a story that needs to be heard? Submit it to: dear.diary@boredpanda.com We love to hear all kind of stories, but only the best ones will be animated. We just have o...
183.6K views
3:16
My Boyfriend Got Me Pregnant And Left Me Two Days Before Prom
Do you have a story that needs to be heard? Submit it to: dear.diary@boredpanda.com We love to hear all kind of stories, but only the best ones will be animated. We just have o...
397.2K views
3:26
I Hated Being Tall And Curly, But I Turned It Into My Strength
Do you have a story that needs to be heard? Submit it to: dear.diary@boredpanda.com We love to hear all kind of stories, but only the best ones will be animated. We just have o...
131.6K views
3:46
I Survived A School Shooting And It Affected Me For Life
Do you have a story that needs to be heard? Submit it to: dear.diary@boredpanda.com We love to hear all kind of stories, but only the best ones will be animated. We just have o...
611.3K views
3:01
I Hate My Father Because He Drinks And Threatens Us
Do you have a story that needs to be heard? Submit it to: dear.diary@boredpanda.com We love to hear all kind of stories, but only the best ones will be animated. We just have o...
78.1K views
2:53
My Mom Is Disgusted With The Way I Look
Do you have a story that needs to be heard? Submit it to: dear.diary@boredpanda.com We love to hear all kind of stories, but only the best ones will be animated. We just have o...
183K views
3:15
I Hated My Family, So I Started Hanging Out With Homeless People
Do you have a story that needs to be heard? Submit it to: dear.diary@boredpanda.com We love to hear all kind of stories, but only the best ones will be animated. We just have o...
129.3K views
2:49
I Have An ‘Ugly’ Birthmark On My Face
Do you have a story that needs to be heard? Submit it to: dear.diary@boredpanda.com We love to hear all kind of stories, but only the best ones will be animated. We just have o...
117K views
2:35
I Let My Friends Treat Me Terribly
Do you have a story that needs to be heard? Submit it to: dear.diary@boredpanda.com We love to hear all kind of stories, but only the best ones will be animated. We just have o...
139.8K views
3:20
How I Became A Bully After Being Bullied Myself
Do you have a story that needs to be heard? Submit it to: dear.diary@boredpanda.com We love to hear all kind of stories, but only the best ones will be animated. We just have o...
49K views
3:02
I Got Bullied At School So I Ruined His Life
Do you have a story that needs to be heard? Submit it to: dear.diary@boredpanda.com We love to hear all kind of stories, but only the best ones will be animated. We just have o...
115.6K views
3:22
My Classmate Sexually Harasses Me, School Doesn’t Do Anything
Do you have a story that needs to be heard? Submit it to: dear.diary@boredpanda.com We love to hear all kind of stories, but only the best ones will be animated. We just have o...
457.8K views
3:44
I Accidentally Came Out To My Parents Out Of Anger
Do you have a story that needs to be heard? Submit it to: dear.diary@boredpanda.com We love to hear all kind of stories, but only the best ones will be animated. We just have o...
852.2K views
Contact Us
Send Message