throw the scales away!

Like many people, I have struggled with my weight. I have always felt, even from a young age, that I was heavy and overweight. This, I think, stems from the fact that I was always quite tall for my age. I was constantly being told that I was 'big boned' & 'a strapping lass'. Looking back at pictures of myself growing up, I can see that I was not overweight at all. I was actually quite slim and well proportioned but in my minds eye I was chunky and bigger than the other girls. What I have always possessed is the ability to build muscle. I have always had an athletic build. As a teenager, I saw this as a hinderance, big muscular thighs, qui