There's a hashtag trending on Twitter that SO many people can relate to, #GrowingUpFat. The things people are posting straddle the line between laughing until you cry and actually tearing up because that definitely happened to you. But mostly it's just hilarious. 

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TFW when you went to Hollister with your friends and just tried on jewelry...

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The old "you have a pretty face" backhanded compliment. WHEN WILL PEOPLE LEARN???

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Being described as "the fat one" isn't always malicious, but it stings nonetheless.

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SUPER POWER ALERT.

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Some of us still have a "goal pants" drawer.

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And some of us still have relatives who side-eye our seconds. Can I live?!

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We wasted so much time hiding when we could have been living!

 

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Your friends wanted to help, but they just didn't get it.

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Conversations about weight were SO uncomfortable.

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My life in a video clip.

A video posted by DIAZ (@therealdiaz_) on

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All those spontaneous illnesses you developed on gym days...

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Seriously, your thin friends had no idea how different your life was to theirs.

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And then when you finally started to free yourself from things like girdles and high-waisted pants, it felt so damn weird.

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But some things never change!

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The struggle continues.

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Question: Should we start a #StillFat and share how great our lives turned out to be?

#StillFat