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5 Effects Of A “You’re Cute But Fat” Comment I Received At Age 16

How it led to a love-hate relationship with food

Photo by Jorge Fakhouri Filho from Pexels

“Problems are not the problem; coping is the problem” — Virginia Satir

When I was younger, I didn’t have the tools necessary to cope with anxiety and stress. I found my stress fix in the form of ‘emotional eating.’ And my go-to snacks were chips…

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We don't talk enough about mental health.

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