I feel like when I was in the obese and overweight BMIs that I was more confident when it came to areas of my life such as my studies and my overall capabilities and skills in certain areas.
I knew I didn't look good, I had more confidence talking to people (in a general setting, I don't care about dating) because it wasn't a "do they think I'm attractive" sort of thing. The answer was always no and I was okay with that.
It's different now. I'm worried about how I look all the time, it messes up with how I study and talk to people because it seems that I want to be seen as someone attractive more than someone that's competent with whatever I'm doing. Also, now that I'm thinner, people often automatically assume I'm incompetent whereas it used to be different prior to the weight loss.
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