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I Am Trying to Lose Weight

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    i'm trying to lose weight

    but it's really hard. I keep working out and i'm a landscaper too. but I look in the mirror and I look like i'm still the same. so I tried Hydroxycut Hardcore but It barley did anything and I was working out and working too.
    favi4et favi4et 18-21, M 7 Responses 3 days ago

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    My Weight Loss Challenge

    Two years ago, I had a gall bladder attack. I had to have my gall bladder removed and thought, okay maybe this will help me lose weight and get back to where I was in high school. Little did I know, it was the complete OPPOSITE. I actually gained about 70 lbs after surgery...
    xHexsXsiTTeRx xHexsXsiTTeRx 22-25, F 10 Responses Oct 12, 2012

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    Battle Of Weight Loss

    About 2 years ago I decided enough was enough. I weighed 315 pounds and had a waist size of 52. I had let myself go and I was not sure how to get back on the right track . Then one day I looked in the mirror and truly saw myself. I knew I had to make changes if I wanted to be...
    redhead7200 redhead7200 31-35, M 8 Responses Feb 13, 2013

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    I been trying to lose weight

    for the last few weeks and I have lose 18 pounds.
    mrjohnson1993 mrjohnson1993 18-21, M 4 Responses May 31

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    30 lbs left to get to my goal!

    Just trying to stay focused and consistent.
    alycia12 alycia12 26-30, F 3 Responses Jun 14

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    I need to loose 10 pounds

    before September 1st. Any suggestions
    Laniegh28 Laniegh28 18-21, F 9 Responses Jul 21

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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 36-40, F 3 Responses Jun 6

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    It Is Time...

    I was not fat as a kid. My parents were over weight, but I swore I wasn't going to be. Now, 5 kids later, here I am. I tried for a long time to keep the weight down (after I had gained 60 pounds with my first baby). After my third, I had post-partum depression that was...
    ldsgirl923 ldsgirl923 46-50, F 17 Responses Jan 30, 2012

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    I am 5'7 and i weigh 160.

    i was 180 a month ago and i only ate 2 eggs a day and burned 500 cals a day..now i try to get to 145 and i hit a plateau..how do i move past it? please i need help
    noelpepin noelpepin 16-17 5 Responses Jun 27

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    Okay. So I am feeling extremely discouraged.

    I am 5'1 and weigh 263 lbs. I have been doing my best to eat healthier and to eat less, which is more successful than the exercise part. I can't seem to find an exercise routine that I can actually do. I injured my knee in a car accident and regardless of the therapy and rehab...
    lifepredictably lifepredictably 22-25, F 9 Responses Jun 17

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    I'm a 22 year old woman

    who weighs 300lbs. That just isn't good I hope I can find some encouragement on here and fine some people to keep me accountable!!!
    KJVgirl92 KJVgirl92 22-25, F 16 Responses Jul 14

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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...
    desiali719 desiali719 18-21, F 2 Responses Jun 4

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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 143 Responses Jun 16, 2008

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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 18-21, M 8 Responses Sep 27, 2013

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    I've been overweight

    for most of my life. I think I've finally come to the point where I'm so fed up with the way that I look that it's given me the motivation to start this journey. Two months ago I decided I was going to eat healthy and join a gym. I've lost 17.5 lbs. I can't see a difference...
    leeleemarie88 leeleemarie88 26-30, F 10 Responses Jun 20

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    My boyfriend is currently in boot camp

    for the Marine Corps, and I want to shed some pounds before I see him again! BUT, this isn’t very easy for me. Let’s just say I did really good with diet and exercise! ... For about two days. It’s just hard to stay in that mindset!
    alecsgirl18 alecsgirl18 13-15, F 2 Responses Jul 4

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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 7 Responses Jun 23

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    Do girls who are thicker in highschool grow up

    to become fat? Because I'm pretty thick..
    callmejade123 callmejade123 18-21, F 6 Responses a week ago

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    Woohoo!

    After being almost 300 pounds, I'm glad to say that I'm down to 232 this morning!! I have stopped drinking cow's milk and switched to soy, I eat a piece of fruit with my breakfast, and I run at least 5 miles every other day on the elliptical. I started out only being able to do 1...
    biggrrl biggrrl 26-30, F 16 Responses Jan 26, 2012

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    NOPE! Not Gonna Do That Just To Lose Weight!

    Starve myself? Nope! Go on a liquid diet? Nope! Eat green grassy stuff all day long? Nope! Workout 22 hours a day? Nope! Take pills? Nope! Staple my stomach or cut some of it off? Nope! Stick a tube under my skin and suck it out with a vacuum? Nope! No, no, no...
    felismina felismina 36-40, F 6 Responses Oct 5, 2013

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    Losing weight is hard!

    I lost a lot weight lost summer and sadly I gained it back this summer. I'm trying again to lose the weight and keep it off. I been finding it hard to keep being motivated. I'm still lighter than I was in high school. I want to get my weight to about 120. I'm 5'2 and I weight...
    Idreamtowaketofindthefate Idreamtowaketofindthefate 18-21, F 3 Responses Jul 9

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    Since a few months I'm doing a diet to lose

    weight and I'm also working out. And I'm losing it!
    Ary33713 Ary33713 13-15, F 2 Responses Jun 23

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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 26 Responses Jun 23

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    I have drank 9 water bottles today with lemons

    and a TON of protein/fiber. How do I get rid of this extreme hunger?!?!
    december789 december789 16-17, F 5 Responses Jun 24

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    I've struggled with my weight

    for a few years now. It's a never ending cycle; I do well and then I don't. Around and around. I can't figure out what it is. Why I can't get a grasp on it. It's something only I can control and for some reason I can't. It's frustrating for me. I get so sick of it but i do t do...
    Dspence12 Dspence12 22-25, F 6 Responses Jul 8

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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 5 Responses Jun 30

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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 36-40, F 3 Responses Jun 14

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    Having lost 105 pounds 3 years ago I completed

    a post graduate diploma in life coaching and qualified as personal trainer and now help people to achieve sustained weight loss. Helping people to achieve their ideal body weight and live the life they always wanted is the most fulfilling job in the world and I absolutely love...
    MarkLudlowWeightLoss MarkLudlowWeightLoss 31-35, M Jun 17

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    Thick Girl Slim, A Teenagers Story On Weight Loss

    *******DISCLAIMER********THIS STORY MAY BE LONG BUT ITS NOT BORING********PLEASE READ! All my life I have been on the thick side and in middle school i was at my heaviest. I thought i was the only teen girl afraid to step on the scale at the doctors office because i thought in...
    myteenlyfe98 myteenlyfe98 16-17, F 1 Response Nov 7, 2013

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    Andromeday Andromeday 36-40, F 3 Responses Jan 17

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    Having trouble getting back into my normal

    routine. I had been sick for about a week and it just totally threw me off. Im not over eating or anything just cant get back in to my exercising routine right now. Not sure why. I usually do my thing while talking on here at night. But i dont know lately I just cant get my...
    dekantheeccentriciceman dekantheeccentriciceman 26-30, M 4 Responses Jul 14

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    You know, green tea speeds your metabolism,

    and so does oolong tea. I drink it about an hour after every meal, and I keep myself hydrated by drink water throughout the day. Sometimes exercising can be something we don't want to put effort into. But once you do it you feel better. Controlling your portions can be a huge...
    tsukiyodesu tsukiyodesu 16-17, F 3 Responses Jun 17

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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 5 Responses Nov 20, 2013

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    I've had problems with emotional eating in the

    past. I'm now at 58kg and trying to reach 52kg. I've had this goal for a while so I'm willing to dedicate myself to it :)
    justEexisting justEexisting 16-17, F 2 Responses a week ago

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    Well the Neon Dash 5k was AWESOME!

    ! I had a blast and I finished without trouble at all. I will be looking for more events like that it was so cool!
    rosebud4ever rosebud4ever 36-40, F Jun 22

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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 7 Responses Jun 18

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    On My Way Down, But Keep Getting Stuck.

      I joined weightwatchers last July, and topped the scales at my heaviest. I was shocked. 357lbs. I have lost 40lbs since then which is excellent. The problem is that in the past 2 months I have yoyo'd, and have a net loss of 2lbs. I am still sticking within my points. I...
    bigessexgirl bigessexgirl 41-45, F 10 Responses Feb 27, 2013

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    SO HARD. I LOVE FOOD.

    ugh. Weight Watchers works though. Hard work + dedication = success!
    milkynine milkynine 18-21, F 3 Responses 6 days ago

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    Six More Inches

    Well, I started losing last March, and I've dropped about 80 pounds so far, I just need to drop another forty or so to reach my goal, and then I just have to keep it off.
    Satsujinkyou Satsujinkyou 26-30, M 14 Responses Feb 26, 2008

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    I've recently been trying to lose 20-30 pounds

    by healthy eating and working out! I noticed a huge difference right away but what helped me "up my game" a little bit was the wraps that I've been using! These wraps have worked wonders for me. They are provided by It Works! I've also gotten into their shakes, supplements, etc...
    wrapsbychelsi wrapsbychelsi 22-25 Jun 25

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    I want to look better in my clothes

    but yet I still eat fast food and don't work out. I just want to get myself in to hear but I feel like something keeps holding me back!
    Dspence12 Dspence12 22-25, F 5 Responses 2 days ago

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    I have always been overweight.

    Since the time I was 3 or 4, at least. My parents weren't really aware of the impact of food and exercise on your overall health. They are still surprised when I tell them some things now. So, I know that they weren't aware, not just uncaring. However, about 4 years ago, I...
    BlueMoonLuck BlueMoonLuck 22-25, F 6 Responses Jul 15

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    My name is Kelli. Attached is my before

    and after picture!!! I'm 24 years old and a I would love to share my short but great story about weight loss that might help you in your attempts to feel better and look better. 5 months ago I started a program called Advocare! I lost 16 lbs in 24 days, and I have lost 40 pounds...
    kellirae22 kellirae22 22-25, F 3 Responses Jul 8

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    I'd like to get my weight down to a healthy

    level. I also want to look nice in my clothes as well. Started going to a gym this week so we'll see how that goes. Hopefully I'll be able stick to it.
    christid309 christid309 22-25, M 2 Responses 1 day ago

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    Not Really Trying

    Well so far I've lost 30 lbs..  I use to weigh about 230 lbs. It's not that I'm really trying to lose weight but it's just happened recently.  I've started working full time lately.  And on days I work I hardly eat anything because of my nerves are up which in return I don't...
    tngurl25 tngurl25 26-30, F 12 Responses Aug 25, 2011

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    Alright guys, I need to be close to 125lbs by

    September. I currently way 145lbs. I know it's a lot but I need it done. Something that's not going to break the bank and not put me in any health risk. Thanks :)
    Laniegh28 Laniegh28 18-21, F 5 Responses 2 days ago

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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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    I want to lose 20 lbs

    so I can feel comfortable enough to wear a bikini. I currently weigh 140. Any tips?
    hexfur hexfur 18-21, F 5 Responses Jul 7

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    Recently I joined a challenge to win $150

    after six weeks of eating healthy and working out. Basically whoever lost the most weight wins the money....I don't know why, but I can't seem to get a on a strict diet! Any ideas or ways to help me? I don't think that I am overweight or anything but I would like to lose like 20...
    sweetsarahxo sweetsarahxo 18-21, F 5 Responses Apr 2

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    I'm so frustrated. Why do I keep eating bad

    and not working out when I am tired of the way that I look? I often cry about it and don't know what it is going to take to get me to get my life back on track.
    Dspence12 Dspence12 22-25, F 6 Responses Jul 17

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    Related Experiences

    I've gained weight from meds and PTSD. I'd lose weight easily if I'd cut back on food portions but I panic & binge bc of a traumatic experience I had. But I'm trying. Would like to...
    determined27 determined27 26-30, F 35 mins ago

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    I really want a friend. I friend to lose weight with. Some one to talk to, improve are eating habits, and work on our progress together. If anyone's around my age and height and...
    biebbrauhll biebbrauhll 13-15, F 1 Response 6 hrs ago

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    I really want to lose weight but if i see any peice of candy or choco or icecream i just cant help my self
    ayanak ayanak 13-15, F 2 Responses 6 hrs ago

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