The six women featured in Shape's January/February issue discuss how society treats overweight women differently—and the impact that has on self-esteem


In the Journey After the Journey feature in the Jan/Feb issue of Shape, six incredible women-Heather McNally, Ashley Donahoo, Francelina Morillo, Brooke Birmingham, Dacia Root, and moderator Jo Ann Valle, MSW-open up about the complexities of life after significant weight loss. In this video, the women discuss how their self-confidence has evolved throughout their weight loss journey-and how self-esteem is sometimes driven by outsiders' behavior. For more from their roundtable discussion, hear them talk about How Your Brain Adjusts to Weight Loss.