340 lbs. The Chattanooga, Tenn., teacher, 27, says her eating affected her behavior. "I dated a guy in high school and always ate like a bird around him, because I didn't want him to see me eating – but then I'd binge later. At holiday parties, I'd hit the buffet, then mingle with different people so I could pretend I hadn't eaten yet and could go get more food. I was in denial."