A role model for body positivity, Metz once admitted that she did not always have a positive relationship
to weight gain. "I've been chubby all my life. I was born chubby and as I got older at different times
in my life I was thinner or more active or playing sports but I was definitely always a chubbier
kid," she told The Hollywood Reporter. "My friends could eat whatever they wanted to but I knew that
as a kid if I ate certain things I would totally gain weight." She also shared that she joined a
weight loss program at 11, and it wasn't exactly an experience she cherishes. "I was the
youngest person in the damned room and it was awkward," she divulged.
been actively trying to lose pounds over the years, an alarming incident on her 30th
Chrissy Metz experienced a health scare on her 30th birthday Chrissy Metz had been on
a constant cycle of losing and gaining weight in her younger years, but during her 30th birthday,
she had a panic attack that served as a catalyst to live healthier. In an interview with People,
she said that she skipped her party after experiencing heart palpitations.