As someone who spent the first 25 years of her life as a plus-sized individual, I can tell you firsthand how often plus-sized people are scrutinized and frowned upon by the general public and media. Most of the judgments and accusations are made by folks who have never been overweight themselves.
Having lived on both sides of the weight spectrum — losing 125 pounds from a starting weight of 300 — I can tell you there are many disturbing things I figured out from having both perspectives, but I would never take back the fact that I spent at least a decade of my life weighing between 250 and 300 pounds.
That may seem like an absurd statement, but there are some valuable life lessons I gathered from living as a plus-sized woman during the first part of my life. Keep reading at Mind Body Green.
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