Claudia Oshry in Tears Over Weight Achieve, Admits She’s ‘Not Ashamed’ of Taking Ozempic Now

Blogger Claudia Oshry has no disgrace in admitting that she’s been taking Ozempic for her latest weight reduction.

On Wednesday’s episode of her The Toast podcast, the 29-year-old opened up about embracing her weight reduction journey after initially feeling embarrassed about taking the weekly injections.

“The factor that is been harrowing — like, following me round — all people needs to know if I am taking Ozempic, Mounjaro, semaglutide,” she started. “And the reply is: clearly. Sure, after all.”

“You thought they have been going to make a weight reduction drug and I wasn’t going to take it?” she mentioned. “You are dumb. In fact, I am f—ing taking it.”

Ozempic is an FDA-approved prescription medicine for individuals with sort 2 diabetes. It is one of many model names for semaglutide and tirzepatide — also called Wegovy and Mounjaro — which works within the mind to affect satiety, and is the most recent Hollywood weight reduction pattern.

“I feel after I began, I used to be a bit embarrassed,” mentioned Oshry, who rose to fame from her social media account Lady With No Job. “Like, ‘Oh my God I’ve to inject myself with one thing simply to get my fats ass to cease consuming. Different individuals can do it with out, why cannot I?’ To start with, my determination to not share was rooted in a bit little bit of disgrace.”

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Claudia Oshry.

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Oshry received emotional whereas reflecting on how a lot she had gained earlier than beginning her weight reduction journey, teasing that she by no means thought she was “that massive” as a result of she’s “so delusional.”

“The explanation I’m nervous about sharing [how much I’ve lost] is as a result of I’m ashamed of myself that I received to a spot the place I had 70 lbs. to lose,” she mentioned earlier than breaking down in tears. “I might cry, I am so mad at myself.” 

“Now I look again at photos and see myself by means of this new lens and it makes me really feel unhappy. I’ve very blended feelings,” she continued. “To be a fats girl is among the hardest issues to do on this world. [But] I really feel like I dealt with it pretty much as good as I might have and I’m pleased with the actual fact I used to be capable of have a full life [before losing weight].”

On the podcast, the content material creator emphasised that she’s “not a physician” and isn’t selling Ozempic, however she’s merely sharing what she’s “discovered” all through her weight reduction journey. 

“I’m not suggesting anybody do that. I’m not suggesting anybody do something,” Oshry mentioned. “I simply wish to share what I’ve been doing. It’s been over a yr since I made a decision I wish to change my life. Now, I really feel like I’m at a spot the place I’m comfortable-ish.”

“It’s what’s working for me now. That’s the one motive I’ve been, form of, hesitant to speak about it as a result of I don’t wish to be like, ‘I’ve figured it out. I’ve solved the issue for all times.’ I’ve not,” she added, noting that Ozempic is “not a everlasting factor.”

Diabetes drug Ozempic on a pharmacy counter
Kind 2 diabetes drug Ozempic.

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Along with Oshry, Tracy Morgan additionally admitted earlier this week that he’s taking Ozempic for weight reduction. Throughout an look on Monday’s episode of Immediately with Hoda & Jenna, the comic and actor, 54, revealed that the medicine is the explanation for her latest look.

“That’s how this weight received misplaced. I went and received a prescription and I received Ozempic,” he mentioned. “And I ain’t letting it go!”

“I take Ozempic each Thursday,” Morgan added whereas mimicking how he takes the injection in his abdomen.

“It cuts my urge for food in half. Now I solely eat half a bag of Doritos,” he mentioned jokingly.

Different stars have additionally opened up taking Ozempic and comparable medicine for weight reduction, together with Golnesa “GG” Gharachedaghi, Patti Stanger, Emily Simpson, Sharon Osbourne, Charles Barkley, and extra.

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