Treated and Judged Unfairly
There was a time back in grade school when I was people had the unjust judgment of who I am as a person because I was a little different from everyone else. I have always been bigger in size than most people and that hasn’t changed today. I would wear different attire than other people because of the area I grew up in and the size of me. I would also be into hip hop music because of who I grew up with; however, I was the only one that only listened to hip hop because everyone was raised to not listen to the language they spoke in those songs. When I was a kid and didn’t dress or look like everyone else it would be difficult for me to be included in some groups either out of fear by some of the smaller kids or flat out disgust at me being the biggest guy in the class.
I am still a husky guy to this day; however, I am going to try to cut down a lot because I feel in this society today you have to be thin or average to be accepted. Unfortunately I have become less and less happy with my weight and appearance and it’s caused me to doubt myself and has hindered some of the better times of my life. There are always facts about America being the most obese country in the world and I see many health commercials that are concerned with child obesity. I hated being judged because of my weight, especially when I was in grade school and it caused me to react in the wrong way by becoming a “tough guy”. This attitude I developed almost cost me my catholic education, despite this, I did find a way to just hold back and finish my catholic education.
The clothes I would wear would be all loose on me which again wasn’t the way everyone dressed in shirts that they said fit but to me seemed tight. On dress down days I would wear my baggy clothes and see the odd stares from classmates who wore there preppy clothes that fit and wasn’t that lose. The shorts I would wear would be a little ghetto in the sense they pretty far past my...
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