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I Got Fat During Quarantine

Here’s what it taught me

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I’ve never been fat before.

I’ve never had a good relationship with my body (or food, for that matter) so I spent many years thinking I was fat, constantly criticizing my figure, looking in the mirror and hating what I saw. I would see myself in pictures and complain that I looked “disgusting.” But now, years later, I look at those pictures and…




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Brooklyn Reece

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