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I Am Trying to Lose Weight

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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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    Depressed. Tried to get our scales to work.

    They are old and I think the wires are broken. It only works for a few seconds and stops. It was doing crazy things. Suddenly it went to stones by my messing around with it and it said 14.9 stone then broke. That would make me about 94-95kg. I was 95kg two years ago when I was...
    1lonelydaisy 1lonelydaisy 41-45 4 Responses Apr 8

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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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    cholrach cholrach 18-21, F 2 Responses Apr 7

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    Carliza0425 Carliza0425 16-17 1 Response Apr 12

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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 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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    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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    So I finally managed to cut out juice,

    got my fruit2o flavored water, no sugar which is freaking awesome but I am still having serious soda issues. and when I say issues I mean killer cravings that make me go out buy a bottle and chug as much as I can. Is there anyone here that has cut out soda? and how did you do it...
    thisplacesuck thisplacesuck 18-21, F Apr 7

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    Today begins my all smoothie diet

    for one week. Getting in all my good veggies, that I can't stand regularly, and some fruit. Made an avocado, papaya, freshly squeezed grapefruit juice, some Evoke Athlete oatmeal, a few frozen pineapple chunks and a banana. That way my colon will not be full of foods that will...
    thisplacesuck thisplacesuck 18-21, F 1 Response Apr 14

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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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    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
    clamar44 clamar44 26-30, F Apr 9

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    I have a boyfriend that loves me

    but I'm cheating with a guy that has a girlfriend that loves him & all of this makes me wanna run. As if to run away from my problems & reality.
    Silvialexez Silvialexez 18-21, F 1 Response Apr 12

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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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    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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    Iluvmypanties365 Iluvmypanties365 36-40, M 1 Response Apr 11

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

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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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    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 always over eat on holidays it kills me

    and I feel like all the food I ate yesterday is going to bite me in the *** later! -_- I added up the calories today and I was almost at 4000 after being on a 1270 calorie diet for weeks now and exercising to keep 600 calories below that goal. but I did go from 217 to 210 so...
    thisplacesuck thisplacesuck 18-21, F 2 Responses Apr 6

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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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    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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    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 a week ago

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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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    Counting Calories Made Easy! & The Great Seventeen Week Diet!

     Counting Calories Made Easy!  1] When you stick a Calorie in your Mouth, you count ONE! 2] When you stick another Calorie in your Mouth, you count TWO! 3] When you stick one more Calorie in your Mouth, you count THREE! 4] Continue counting each Calorie you shove into...
    TH1NKf1rst TH1NKf1rst 70+, M 7 Responses Nov 20, 2013

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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 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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    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 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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    Hello, this is somewhat of a sensitive topic

    for me. But I've been pretty sturdy my whole life and would like to lose weight. I want to do it the healthy non abrasive way. I'm not sure how to begin. Also, I work too many hours which stands in my way a bit. My problem is staying on track regardless if a schedule change...
    AquariusLife AquariusLife 26-30, F 8 Responses Jun 30, 2014

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    hanep1 hanep1 18-21 9 Responses Apr 17

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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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    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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    joining the gym thursday.

    .. wish me luck...
    msfugly msfugly 18-21, F 1 Response 6 days ago

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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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    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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    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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    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 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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    I was that fat kid back in 12th grade.

    And then my brother's marriage was fixed 3 months later. People looked at me and said, "Nope! Not going to happen! or " You're not that good at it!". Well to hell with that, I got my lazy *** off and stopped using the lift to my flat (15th floor) I got home climbing those stairs...
    Tawheed1994 Tawheed1994 18-21, M Feb 4

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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 Apr 16

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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 5 days ago

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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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    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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    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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    ksandra24 ksandra24 18-21, F 7 Responses Dec 30, 2014

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