My Unhealthy Obsession With Getting Thin

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  • Published: 06 June 2019
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    As Evelyn started to grow up and become a teenager, she looked around at her friends and started to notice differences in the way she looked. She felt like all of her friends were smaller, skinnier and thinner than she was, and she became self-conscious, insecure and unhappy with her body and the way that she looked.

    Things got worse when her peers and classmates started to pick on her and make her feel even more self-doubting and unconfident. They would call her names, and they would bully her so much that it brought her to tears. Her classmates' mean nature made her scared, nervous and anxious about going to middle school. She dreaded going to school and didn’t want to face all the mean kids and hear their harmful words.

    She found the strength to ultimately face her peers, and it ended up not being as bad, painful or traumatizing as she assumed it would be. However, she quickly changed her tune when she had to got to P.E. class – gym class – and run miles around her school’s track. She just couldn’t keep up with her faster, more athletic classmates, and she was the last student to complete the run. Instead of making her feel better and supporting her, her gym teacher told her that she’d have to practice and improve. Evelyn felt weak, saddened and disappointed in herself. She made a promise to herself to lose weight and change her eating habits - especially before she got to high school. It became an unhealthy obsession with getting thin.

    Evelyn started exercising excessively and maintaining a strict diet. With her newfound eating and workout routine, she started to see results and began to lose weight. She was thrilled with the way her body looked, and everyone around her started to notice, too. Her classmates and friends complimented her for looking so skinny, thin, fit and small, which made her feel validated.

    But instead of feeling happy, confident and proud of her body, Evelyn continued to work out and diet intensely - she became obsessed with diet, exercise and being thin, skinny. She started to take weight loss to an extreme, unhealthy level by exercising for hours after school and barely eating breakfast, lunch or dinner. As she continued her unhealthy obsession and habits and lifestyle, the people around her continued to give her praise. She started to believe that having a small, skinny, petite, tiny body was the key to life – the solution to every problem.

    Eventually, Evelyn’s routine spiraled out of control and she developed a real eating disorder. She lost interest in the hobbies she used to love – like art and music – and only focused on maintaining her weight and small physique. She felt tired, distracted, unmotivated and depressed.

    Luckily, Evelyn’s family stepped in when they noticed these extreme changes. She was totally unrecognizable – just skin and bones, gaunt – and they knew it was time for her to get help. Evelyn felt ashamed, helpless and scared, but reluctantly agreed to see a doctor at a clinic. While she was at the hospital, she was diagnosed with anorexia, and she was completely shocked when she found out that anorexia (and bulimia and teh fact that people binge etc.) was a disease you could die from.

    Recovery and change was very difficult and stressful for Evelyn, but she found the strength to fight through it with her family's support and counselling. She wanted to be a better role model for her younger relatives, and she was afraid of the worst case scenario.

    Now, Evelyn is in college and she's been able to keep up her healthy lifestyle. The experience she went through made her appreciate life, and she is stronger than she ever was. She learned how to love herself, silence the haters and ignore the false concept of the "perfect" beauty.
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Comments • 5 214

  • Sanober Sohail
    Sanober Sohail  2 hours back

    I am good how I look 😊

    • Banana gacha
      Banana gacha  3 hours back

      Me: omg I NEED to lose weight



      Also me: *Never stops eating*

      • Music City
        Music City  4 hours back

        I wanna be more chubby


        I am very skinny. I can see my bones, skinny..

        I love myself and you should to

        • Erdi Youtuber
          Erdi Youtuber  11 hours back

          hi

          • Evelyn Rodriguez
            Evelyn Rodriguez  14 hours back

            Hey I'm evelyn

            • Leslie Vazquez
              Leslie Vazquez  16 hours back

              I suffered from anorexia it was hard to get out of but now instead of being called " Boney" at school I'm called "cubby cinnamon roll" and I actually like the name ☺️☺️

              • Lena Strbac
                Lena Strbac  21 hours back

                • Minimiggie Gamer
                  Minimiggie Gamer  24 hours back

                  Me:Orders the biggest burger at a restaurant

                  Also me:A diet coke please I am on a diet🍴😜

                  • Taja’s Life
                    Taja’s Life  1 days back

                    Being skinny is not solution to everything self love is

                    • JungSHOOK is my MOOD
                      JungSHOOK is my MOOD  1 days back

                      Me: From today I'm gonna go on a diet

                      My mom: *Places a burger on my table*

                      Me: Maybe tomorrow

                      • Michele
                        Michele  2 days back

                        I agree to this! 😢 i've been there too! I am too skinny at that time then, my doctor told me to eat healthy foods and do your workout to maintain a better lifestyle than not eating!

                        • TheDumbLad -.-
                          TheDumbLad -.-  2 days back

                          Well, I know I'm late to this story but to the people that called you fat, fat is not a describing word, fat is what we get from food

                          • Starry Night
                            Starry Night  2 days back

                            She keeps on putting stuff in the trash can...

                            • lpscolliepops
                              lpscolliepops  2 days back

                              Why does this sound like me? Except still looks the same!

                              • Isidora A. Valeria Torres

                                I always feel bad for those people who feel like they shouldn't love theirselves because some shitty people can't appreciate them.

                                • Lucy T.
                                  Lucy T.  3 days back

                                  Me: I'll do anything to be skinny








                                  .... except diet and excersice

                                  • Jasmine Garcia
                                    Jasmine Garcia  3 days back

                                    I’m literally eating chips rn

                                    • I’mSleepy
                                      I’mSleepy  3 days back

                                      Are you Evelyn from Roblox?

                                      • Cow Girl
                                        Cow Girl  3 days back

                                        Literally jaidens animation’s life

                                        • i have no clue what username i should have

                                          Me: I’m trying to loose weight so I can fit into my favorite leggings!

                                          Also me: *Eats 5 burgers every week and drinks soda and chips*

                                          Also me: *Doesn’t loose weight or gain weight at all*

                                          • uniCorNs for3ver
                                            uniCorNs for3ver  3 days back

                                            I wish I was skinny too :c

                                          • Peachine
                                            Peachine  4 days back

                                            Pro the pe one is basically me

                                            • Jacky A
                                              Jacky A  4 days back

                                              Me: i want to be skinnny







                                              *Sees cake*. Is tempted to eat it 😬

                                              • blue diamond
                                                blue diamond  5 days back

                                                every like this gets i add a 🍪

                                                • Peter Osborne
                                                  Peter Osborne  5 days back

                                                  Hi

                                                  • kid A.H.I
                                                    kid A.H.I  6 days back

                                                    2:54

                                                    *How to hold chopsticks*

                                                    • Ron Callahan
                                                      Ron Callahan  6 days back

                                                      I wish I was skinny

                                                      *eats 20273737390202×373736373829292920202038746473839+-829202029292828299298828837656554+-×262525362728292 fries and 89 chicken nuggets*


                                                      No one:
                                                      Accept it, no one:
                                                      NO ONE GOSH DARN YOU PEOPLE!!!!!!!:
                                                      Me: WYYYYYYYYYYY?!?!???!?;?;?!?;?!?!?!?!?!?;?;?!?!?!?;?!!?!?!?!??!?!??!

                                                      • Cristel Zeledon
                                                        Cristel Zeledon  7 days back

                                                        I get bullied for being too skinny in school

                                                        • Lavender Dan LD
                                                          Lavender Dan LD  7 days back

                                                          I think it’s ok to diet and work out a hour a day but you have to have a limit and be healthy

                                                          • Nebulosis
                                                            Nebulosis  1 weeks back

                                                            me: on diet because i need to lose over 10kls
                                                            also me: ate kfc yesterday

                                                            • G da Queen Gods Gift
                                                              G da Queen Gods Gift  1 weeks back

                                                              Keep trying geting thin.🙂

                                                              • G da Queen Gods Gift
                                                                G da Queen Gods Gift  1 weeks back

                                                                Don't give up on you just keep trying.😇😇

                                                                • daire devil
                                                                  daire devil  1 weeks back

                                                                  Thin fat your still ugly

                                                                • Sai Manogna
                                                                  Sai Manogna  1 weeks back

                                                                  ME:- I want to become Thin
                                                                  So, im going to GYM
                                                                  Also Me:- Eating candies😔

                                                                  • Kensheen Templado
                                                                    Kensheen Templado  1 weeks back

                                                                    Anorexia Nervosa that's her illness

                                                                    • Time For Some Fun!
                                                                      Time For Some Fun!  1 weeks back

                                                                      Can we also have a vid about a doll💃🏼

                                                                      • Luna ;-;
                                                                        Luna ;-;  1 weeks back

                                                                        I won't to lose weight but it's so hard because I have asthma

                                                                        • Frosty the Gamer
                                                                          Frosty the Gamer  2 weeks back

                                                                          My sister has almost the same problom:(

                                                                          • Andrea Luna
                                                                            Andrea Luna  2 weeks back

                                                                            I like how I'm watching this while working out excessively while I'm underweight and young.

                                                                            • qweenj hehe
                                                                              qweenj hehe  2 weeks back

                                                                              shes hella thiccc wtf

                                                                              • Zeljko Sabados
                                                                                Zeljko Sabados  2 weeks back

                                                                                I am fat too but i now I nito lose waight.But i now my look cant change me as porsen am posetive and dont worry about nothing just your friends,studis,familly,and be happy nomaher what(sorry if you cant read am not from americka)

                                                                                • I hate Everyone here
                                                                                  I hate Everyone here  4 days back

                                                                                  Zeljko Sabados yeah it was hard to read but I still understand haha, it’s all good 😄

                                                                              • Chloe Chung
                                                                                Chloe Chung  2 weeks back

                                                                                Which exercise videos do you use

                                                                                Tell me
                                                                                Help

                                                                                • Aolani Joya-Elisararras

                                                                                  im 12 5´4 and weigh 70 pounds. my doctor says its very underweight but idk if it is








                                                                                  if u have an eating disorder (and just in general)
                                                                                  ur beautiful
                                                                                  ur awsome
                                                                                  everyone loves u
                                                                                  theres nothing to be insicure about
                                                                                  we love u
                                                                                  everyone loves u

                                                                                  • Blue'sLife 2007
                                                                                    Blue'sLife 2007  2 weeks back

                                                                                    Ya know what the worst thing is about p.e. ...... IS BODY SHAME!!! NOT WANTING TO WEAR THOSE UNIFORMS BECAUSE YOUR SELF CONSCIOUS!!! RUNNING AND LOOKING LIKE A FOOL AND BEING MADE FUN OF!!! P.E. TEACHERS BEING D**KS!!! AND FOR ME IS I HAVE A PROBLEM WITH MY FRICK'N RIGHT ANKLE!!!! 😠 FRICK SCHOOL AND THEM SAYING THEY WANT TO KEEP US SAFE AND AWAY FROM BAD YA RIGHT I GOT BULLIED WHEN I WAS YOUNGER AND SEE HOW IT AFFECTED ME NOW!!!! I BECAME AN INTROVERT AND I ACT DUMB IN SCHOOL AND I CANT EXPRESS HOW I REALLY FEEL!!! I TAKE A VERY LONG ASS TIME TO GET COMFORTABLE WITH NEW PEOPLE AT SCHOOL AND SOMETIMES IT TAKES THE WHOLE YEAR!!!! SCHOOL JUST MADE ME HURT!!! I'M ACTUALLY EVEN STAYING HOME RN BECAUSE I DIDN'T WANT TO GO EVEN THOUGH PEOPLE HAVE STOPPED BULLING MY SINCE 4-5TH GRADE!!! AND IM IN 7TH AND STILL HURT BADLY AND CANT EXPRESS MYSELF AS I WANT TO!!! 😠 i hate school because of how it made me till this day.... I can't even type this without crying lol guess that's what school wants from us sometimes

                                                                                    • Blue'sLife 2007
                                                                                      Blue'sLife 2007  2 weeks back

                                                                                      Lol I have been thinking about losing weight this year

                                                                                      • wendy nope
                                                                                        wendy nope  2 weeks back

                                                                                        Boys like thicc girls too

                                                                                        • TaeKook Luver
                                                                                          TaeKook Luver  2 weeks back

                                                                                          My mom is obsessed with being skinny. She makes fun of me for being overweight. I am self conscious with myself for being overweight. I'm starting to be depressed. That's why I always wear long sleeve shirts and never wear shorts.

                                                                                          • Syuka Rai
                                                                                            Syuka Rai  2 weeks back

                                                                                            Thank you for this video story booth. I really think fat people should be proud of them selves cuz' I really think that it's easy for them to get skinnier and it's fun to exercise and maybe do diets with their friends. Well I think for us skinny people it's hard for us, we are trying to force our self to eat lots of food and sometimes we would puke 'cuz we're full. It's been a really hard time and being called skinny hurts more than being called fat for me. Sometimes my family would force me to eat lots of food on lunch that I couldn't finish and sometimes they would even scold me for not finishing it. But on what I've seen fat people are getting support from their parents than getting scold by them. I prayed every night for me to get fat, I also tried my best to eat lots but I don't know why I'm still not getting fat and I'm like a stick. It's been a really hard time for me and I'm grateful for watching this video, this motivated me to still try to get fat.