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Jazz Jennings’ Update: Weight Loss And Battle With Depression

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I Am Jazz star Jazz Jennings updated fans about her weight loss and battle with depression. The TLC celebrity revealed that she had gained more than 100 pounds after taking a leave of absence from Harvard. Jazz has been appearing on the TLC series since it first aired in 2015. The series features Jazz and her family dealing with the typical teen drama of transgender youth. Currently, I Am Jazz is seven seasons in and now the 22-year-old shared how she worked hard to lose those extra pounds. So, what else did the TLC star reveal? Keep reading to find out the details!

I Am Jazz Showed Jennings’ Struggles As A Transgender Teen

The reality show started when Jazz was about to begin high school. It showcases the usual teen angst apart from the individual challenges that come with being a transgender girl. Her family, which includes three siblings, parents, and grandparents, also talks about their unique experiences throughout the series. I Am Jazz also focused on Jazz’s struggles as she transitioned from male to female at a young age.

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Over the years, Jazz has changed a lot and has even gained confidence in several areas of her life. Back in November 2021, Jazz talked about her weight gain. As reported by The Sun, she revealed that she had put on a lot of weight after binging on bagels, doughnuts, and fast food. Back when Season 7 aired in November 2021, the reality star revealed that she was on a mission to slim down and get back into shape. However, she also confessed that she was struggling to stay on track with her weightloss journey.

Jazz Jennings Suffers From A Binge-Eating Disorder

In 2021, Jazz revealed that she gained a lot of weight and shared a before and after picture of herself on Instagram. She captioned the picture, “As many of you have noticed, over the past few years, I have gained a substantial amount of weight. I suffer from binge-eating disorder, a disease in which I’m not only addicted to food, but I eat it in large quantities. My binging, along with an increased appetite I experience from some of the meds I’m on, has caused me to gain almost 100 pounds in a little less than 2 years.”

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In her Season 7 confessional, Jazz Jennings also revealed that she had been struggling with mental health issues. These struggles boosted her binge eating habits and caused her to gain a lot of weight in no time.

Jazz Jennings Was Fat-Shamed By Family

The reality star further revealed that her mom tried to help her by monitoring her food intake but it only made things worse.

Jazz explained, “I do experience fat-shaming from my family. It makes me feel really humiliated.”

However, the reality star has now taken charge of her body and health. In July 2022, she shared a picture of herself showing off her progress. The picture was of her standing on a tennis court where she looked significantly slimmer.

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[Source: Instagram]

What do you think of Jazz Jennings’ weight loss journey and her struggles with depression? Share your thoughts in the comments!

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