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I Am Trying to Lose Weight

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    What In The HELL Is The Deal?

    You so-called proponents of 'healthy' lifestyles: I'm not sure, but I kind of think that the main reason a person might be sharing their struggle on this site, with their appearance and in particular, weight loss, is so that they can express themselves in a place that is non...
    TtotheD TtotheD 56-60, M 1 Response Oct 6, 2013

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    Teen Looking For Some Help

    Hi my name is Megan im 17 and i am trying to lose weight. i dont like talking about my weight because i always feel people are judging me by it. like when i meet someone the first thing i think they see is a "fat girl". this has really hurt me when trying to make friends (this...
    micmegan micmegan 18-21, F 145 Responses Jun 16, 2008

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    Had to giggle last night.

    My hubby and I took a brisk walk and he was "done" before I was even close. He said "man I'm outta shape, I need to start working out with you". It will be nice to have a workout partner.
    rosebud4ever rosebud4ever 41-45, F 4 Responses Jun 14, 2014

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    I just got called skinny *****

    for the first time in my life. I can't even tell you how happy I feel! 18 lbs down, 10 to go.
    babygirl119 babygirl119 18-21, F 3 Responses Mar 12

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    Working On Weight Loss

    Alright so this is very personal for me and embarrassing to say the least. I'm a 20 year old male and have a weight issue. I'm well aware I am not alone in this area, but I am ashamed that my weight has gotten so out of hand. In July, after I met a guy, I decided that I wanted...
    jbar291 jbar291 22-25, M 10 Responses Sep 27, 2013

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    I ran/walked 4 miles on Friday

    and I'm still sore.....going to do the same today
    clamar44 clamar44 26-30, F Apr 6

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    6 pounds down and more to go thank goodness

    for these jewels 😉
    brenlarmygf brenlarmygf 22-25, F Apr 20

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    I have been trying w/o much results.

    I need to get active.
    kfg4279 kfg4279 22-25, F 3 Responses Apr 9

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    I'm down to 156 lbs from 173 in a month.

    My goal is 147. Hopefully I'll be there soon!
    babybitch19 babybitch19 18-21, F 7 Responses Mar 8

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    I gained 20 lbs since the summer.

    I had a lot going on and I am definitely an emotional eater, and I eat when I'm bored. Sometimes I act like I don't care, but I really do. I wanna be skinny like all of the other girls I know. None of my summer clothes fit me. I also don't have many friends so there's nothing to...
    g0backtoreality g0backtoreality 16-17, F 3 Responses Apr 10

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    joining the gym thursday.

    .. wish me luck...
    msfugly msfugly 18-21, F 1 Response Apr 20

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    Carliza0425 Carliza0425 16-17 1 Response Apr 12

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    Try changing your eating habits?

    Maybe you have something you love to eat and its not so good for you. For me its chocolate lol.
    coraimaal coraimaal 18-21, F 1 Response Apr 9

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    This is probably the best before

    and after picture that I could find of myself. Well, I tried. Haha. I feel uncomfortable when it comes to full body because I just don't like the sight of it. The before picture was taken when I'm at 102kg and the after picture about a week ago I was around 92kg Today, I tried...
    courtsley courtsley 18-21, F 31 Responses Feb 4

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    30 lbs left to get to my goal!

    Just trying to stay focused and consistent.
    alycia12 alycia12 26-30, F 6 Responses Jun 14, 2014

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    forthemoments forthemoments 18-21, F 2 Responses Nov 1, 2014

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    So I looked at myself naked.

    I've now gained some weird fat shapes under my breasts I didn't have before. I highly doubt it's abs forming but fat. My hips are fatter compared to last Friday. Maybe I need to stop exercising and just hardly eat anything at all. Maybe exercise is making me gain weight or not...
    1lonelydaisy 1lonelydaisy 41-45 1 Response Apr 6

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    Iluvmypanties365 Iluvmypanties365 36-40, M 1 Response Apr 11

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    And I plan on doing so,

    for me and not for any other reason. Even with anxiety, depression and some I refuse to sit around and gain one more pound, Join Me.
    TPLove TPLove 22-25, F 2 Responses Sep 25, 2014

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    Today was rough, all I want to do is lay on the

    couch and eat. how do I stop this urge?? Please Help!
    lilpoetbear lilpoetbear 26-30, F 11 Responses Feb 12

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    I did not exercise at all today.

    I was feeling low and my mother influenced this. I've given up a lot. I've gained weight and nothing seems to work. I am broke and have no room to exercise and no clothing to wear. My mother doesn't give one eff about my exercise even though she makes comments about my weight...
    1lonelydaisy 1lonelydaisy 41-45 Apr 7

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    TH1NKf1rst TH1NKf1rst 70+, M 7 Responses Nov 20, 2013

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    I got on the scale this morning

    and I lost 7 pounds!!!!! In one week. A part of me is so happy that I am finally seeing results. The other part of me is a little worried that I may be losing too much too fast. Well I'm not going to complain lol. My goal is to lose 40 more lbs by my wedding day. Or get the body...
    lovedesi lovedesi 18-21, F 3 Responses Jun 4, 2014

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    I will be starting my new life tomorrow.

    I will begin transforming myself from tonorrow morning, through the rest of my life. I was finally able to get a few things off my chest in a discussion with my mother, and I feel much lighter now. Aside from this recent weight struggle, I have struggled with many things in my...
    vrintige vrintige 22-25, F 4 Responses Feb 10

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    I gave birth to my twin daughters three months

    ago. I am doing well in losing my baby fat. I just need to lose another 20 pounds and I will be happy with my weight.
    momfromcolorado momfromcolorado 41-45, F 2 Responses Feb 22

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    My New Year's resolution was to lose weight

    and be a healthier me this year. I was 206lbs in December. I started a 1500 calorie diet and stopped drinking soda completely. This helped me lose 10lbs in one month. In Feb I started looking for a good workout program to help me stay on track to reach my goal of 140lbs. I...
    rosebud4ever rosebud4ever 41-45, F 3 Responses Jun 6, 2014

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    I seriously need to lose weight.

    my butt and thighs are too big and my hips are too big. I'm 5ft and 138 pounds. Fat hourglass and I need to get thin to fit clothes better.
    JoyJoy7 JoyJoy7 22-25, F 1 Response Apr 16

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    Totallifechange Totallifechange 18-21 Apr 9

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    I went from not working out to workout out 4

    times a week and cutting out many unhealthy foods. So proud of myself.
    achantal achantal 18-21, F 4 Responses Feb 26

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    Im trying my best to lose weight.

    What is the most adviseable frequency of working out? How many times a week? My body is aching so bad
    LadyInFuchsia LadyInFuchsia 18-21, F 5 Responses Apr 15

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    Okay so I was 187 pounds

    and I lost six pounds! YES! Now I'm 181 pounds. I posted on Facebook an people say I look so good and my cousin told me I looked good. She private messaged me, "Hello cousin how are you? I saw your picture and you look fantastic, but please don't lose anymore weight." I asked...
    MizzChocolate99 MizzChocolate99 22-25, F 3 Responses Apr 18

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    Fail at "seven" app. Couldn't do all the tasks.

    Only got up to 7/12 and those 7 tasks I only did seconds of. Improvised with my own exercises. It just hurts too much!!!! At least I have a sweat now. I was going to try a bit more but it's been raining and wet outside and I saw a large spider so I was put off a little
    1lonelydaisy 1lonelydaisy 41-45 Apr 5

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    hanep1 hanep1 18-21 9 Responses Apr 17

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    Got weight checked. Ironic.

    95kgs. Exact. Same as it was when he checked me like two years ago wtf?! Angry I haven't lost more weight. I think only a kilogram. Urghhhhh
    1lonelydaisy 1lonelydaisy 41-45 Apr 14

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    I have just started my weight loss process

    and im just finding it hard to continue without a little encouragement. i must be completely honest the whole reason i started working on a better me is because i feel like me being healthy will open more doors not only professionally but personally also. anyways im just hoping...
    deondra704 deondra704 26-30, F 22 Responses Jun 23, 2014

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    WrapMeFitnFab WrapMeFitnFab 26-30, F 1 day ago

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    I am the heaviest I have ever been hitting the

    scale at 224. According to the BMI chart I think I'm supposed to be 130. I couldn't even imagine myself at 130 but I don't want to be 224. I should have taken the hint when my close stopped fitting. I have to admit my sweats and sweaters are quite comfy. It's not that I eat too...
    Nennie86 Nennie86 26-30, F 5 Responses Dec 4, 2014

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    I'm excited to start today on my new

    and improved weightloss journey. Day 1 let's go!! :)
    stellag23 stellag23 22-25, F 10 Responses Jun 23, 2014

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    Growing up, I was a little chubby.

    I hung out with the popular crowd of beautiful skinny girls and i was known as the "cool but chubby chick." I hated that! No one wants to be known as "that" girl. I am 5'2 and back then, 130 pounds was ALOT of weight. (i know , it's not that big).I became anorexic and lost...
    chunkyislandgirl54 chunkyislandgirl54 22-25, F 11 Responses Jan 9

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    I want to get a gym membership

    and a real fitness trainer. I'm so tired of looking at myself and thinking ugh.... I clearly don't know what I'm doing trying to do it alone so I think it's time I get some help.
    Shygirl917 Shygirl917 18-21, F 5 Responses Dec 26, 2014

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    I know it doesn't seem like anything

    but I lost two pounds!! Without even working out, just eating right (: and it's only been 3 days
    g0backtoreality g0backtoreality 16-17, F Apr 14

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    I'm Amani and I have Polycystic Ovarian

    Syndrome aka PCOS. SO it's damn near impossible for me to have kids. And it's very difficult for me to lose weight. But I am proud to say that since March 21st, I've went from 220lbs to 206.6lbs. :)yay me!
    tbhamani tbhamani 18-21, F 2 Responses Apr 21

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    I just had my son 7 months ago

    and went from 135- 220. I'm down to 160 but want to get back to normal. Been working on cardio, cutting soda, and toning.
    RjMommy245 RjMommy245 22-25, F 10 Responses Jun 18, 2014

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    Found out I've lost nine pounds

    since February. I know it's probably not much, but it's a start and enough to keep me going until I reach my goal. Literally the scale made my day lol
    MedicineCabinet MedicineCabinet 18-21, F 2 Responses Apr 23

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    Several weeks and I've still not lost anything

    but a few grams. Ive been trying so hard with exercise. I cut out all the junk I was eating. Why am I still so far after weeks now? Nothing is working? I drink at least a 1.5l bottle of water each day and have recently cut my eating down to like 500 calories a day...I hardly...
    1lonelydaisy 1lonelydaisy 41-45 1 Response Apr 9

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    Why is it when I lose weight it doesn't go from

    my middle but off my breasts first. Breasts go down one size and waist doesn't change! It is so frustrating!
    IzzyDoraDuncan IzzyDoraDuncan 31-35, F 12 Responses Feb 27

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    Just worked out to failure.

    ... I'm regretting it as i try to walk to my car...SLOWLY ...I think I should be crawling lol