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how can I weigh more but yet be smaller?

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I'm 23 and I weigh about 24st.
I have always been big, literally my whole life. Struggled.
I can still run, walk, etc.
I just read the news and this lady who weighed 21st 9lbs and had to use a wheelchair when goingfor a walk with friends.
I am big, but she looks bigger than me.
How can this be?I have noticed I have some how acquired a lot of muscle in my body with out doing weights.
The muscles on my neck a huge for a women, and my arms. Also I tense my stomach and I can feel my muscle really tense and strong. I find it hard to relax and am constantly tense.
I don't get how I weigh more but yet be smaller :/
It really baffles me.
I am broad like my mum. I'm not a petite person, I have broad shoulders and you could say I am more manly, not extremely but compared to other girls my age, they have small hands, feet, where I am the opposite.

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replied November 5th, 2014
Fitness Answer A49904
Hello and Welcome

I appreciate your concern.

I read your history carefully and sensed a few identity issue which should be resolved with a psychiatric consult through a mini mental state exam.

The weight issue will only be of significance if your BMI is greater than 30 , ie weight in kg / height in meters squared. If high diet and exercise to reduce

wishing you best of health


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