Hello, my name is Charlie, and I'm fat. I developed type 2 diabetes in my thirties due to my poor health and eating habits. I wanted to talk openly about my struggles, and since laughter is the best medicine, I started a semi-autobiographical webcomic titled Big Fat Charlie.

Working on this comic has been therapeutic and has helped me cope with my struggles. I've been contacted by more than one person who's said that they find my comic entirely relatable. Thank you for reading. Please enjoy.

More info: Instagram | patreon.com | cdowd.com | twitter.com | Facebook | bigfatcharlie.tumblr.com

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Lindsey Judd-Bruder
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3 months ago

Again, me AF!! 😊

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Xavier Wescott
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3 months ago

LoL

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Lindsey Judd-Bruder
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3 months ago

THIS. This is ME AF!! And I'm only 6 months over 40 lmao!!

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Magpie
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3 months ago

Thank you !!!! I spluttered my coffeeeee. Really needed a good laugh. Thank you.

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Amy Reay
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3 months ago

I have lost 275 lb and so it used to be that I would go to the doctor the doctor talked to me about my test results in my weight and blah blah blah now I go to the doctor and they're like do not lose anymore weight it's quite the fat shaming is really real as is skinny shaming I never thought that I would experience both in the space of a year and a half

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MadDawg
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3 months ago

Absolutely.

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Lindsey Judd-Bruder
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3 months ago

Me AF. Again.

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Nora
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3 months ago

You're defo funny tho!

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Alioan Patea
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3 months ago

Haha

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Diddlybop
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3 months ago

Awwww

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Susan Schultz
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3 months ago

So funny!

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Dianna Siever
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3 months ago

Oh lord, I know this person.

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Luna Lovegood
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3 months ago

lol :)

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Felipe StillChill
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3 months ago

Ooga chaka ooga Chaka I cant stop this feeling

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Skylar
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3 months ago

Move 0.01 cm to the right....

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Why?
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3 months ago

Not a case of better late than never!

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Hunter Showers
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3 months ago

oof

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Dianna Siever
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3 months ago

Yup, this exactly

Bob Belcher
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2 months ago

I make it a point to not get online or watch the news on a set day each week. A day of cleansing is nice. Sometimes I do it 3 times a week. Go watch up lifting TV like Queer Eye or some stand up comedy. Tom Papa and John Mulanny are great.

cullman1
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3 months ago

This is the first time I've ever heard my exact thoughts come from someone else. I need to remember at least one other person gets as overwhelmed as I do.. <3. Just need Love, kindness and respect.

Bob Belcher
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2 months ago

I do too. Unfortunately bad news make more money than good news so that's 95% of what we hear and see. However, it is defiantly unhealthy to consume so much bad news day in and day out. Try just not watching or reading any news at all for two days. Set you home page to Google so you don't see anything unless you actually search for it. At night an hour before bed, just watch something funny or read. I like watching Bob Ross on YouTube.

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it's me again
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2 months ago

Cat logic

Up All Night
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3 months ago

Blessed are the indoor cats for they do not know how shitty and cruel this world is.

Bonnie North
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2 months ago

Cats really cut to the quick, don't they?

Wendy J Shores
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2 months ago

Such a typical cat lol

Doris Culverhouse
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2 months ago

lol

Cynthia Souza
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2 months ago

Haven't been able to watch the news lately.

littlegreenpig
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2 months ago

LOL!!! ;)

Vic
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3 months ago

Every cat..

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Kayden Yan
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3 months ago

yesss

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Pudgecat
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3 months ago

But in his lifetime he was the healthiest horse of them all... he is the reason they have the saying to this day

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Patrick O'Harris
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2 months ago

Being an artist has never been easy...

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Vic
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3 months ago

Me in quarantine.. I was always a devourer of foods.. but moving around kept me in check..

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Dianna Siever
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3 months ago

:D

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Up All Night
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3 months ago

It's a reverse Garfield comic!

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Fernleaf6505
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3 months ago

yes

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Up All Night
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3 months ago

Wait, how come the puppy gets normal legs?

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Magpie
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3 months ago

Strange thing about the most recent cat I rescue-adopted. Hates boxes.

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shadow
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3 months ago

same tho lol:)

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Kate Yeti
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3 months ago

With the candles and everything! Haha!! Love these!!

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Fernleaf6505
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3 months ago

ouch...

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Up All Night
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3 months ago

Gloves, please tell me you wore gloves!

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Hunter Showers
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3 months ago

maybe the fourth will do the trick.......

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Dianna Siever
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3 months ago

This

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WilvanderHeijden
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3 months ago

Total hoax and already debunked in 2016 by the International Agency for Research on Cancer: There's no conclusive evidence for a carcinogenic effect of drinking coffee.

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Channon Doughty
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2 months ago

Perfect

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XianJaguar
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3 months ago

I have owned a cat that was like this!

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Fernleaf6505
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3 months ago

don't we all

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Alioan Patea
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3 months ago

Modern problems require modern solutions

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Pudgecat
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3 months ago

Visiting... never said he was working out.

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Susan Schultz
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3 months ago

haha! He's sitting in Amazon box...

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