A young woman has a forbidden love crush on her cousin as he always saved her from bullies. As a plus size girl, she never received attention the way she did from her cousin. But after returning home after time away, the cousin has grown into a charming young man and she falls even deeper in love.
The Carolína Espada-created series is a remake of the Venezuelan telenovela Mi Gorda Bella. Mi Gorda Bella was itself the inspiration of the Colombian telenovela Yo soy Betty, la fea.