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I Am Trying to Lose Weight

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    Scales don't lie! 10 lbs less

    as of this morning!
    MisterDJ MisterDJ 41-45, M 3 Responses Feb 1

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    About two years ago I managed to lose 20 kilos

    in the space of 3 months, which was the best progress in weight loss I've ever had. Sadly, since then, I put that weight back on plus about 15kg more. Two weeks ago I started up my weight loss journey once again. I'm not really worrying about the scales too much, just focusing...
    olobolgo95 olobolgo95 18-21, M 2 Responses Jan 30

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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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    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 36-40, F 21 Responses Feb 27, 2015

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    My doctor kept assuring me I was on the right

    track, doing the right things, and I had "nothing to worry about" because of a fasting glucose test. Well, he was wrong - this last year has been rough on me, with signs of metabolic syndrome increasing to diabetic levels despite following his paint-by-numbers insurance-oriented...
    IStallion IStallion 51-55 1 Response Jan 11

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    Hello there. So I thought I might ask

    for advice in here since all of you had or still have the same problem. I use to do a lot of sports 'till 8 years ago. I was playing basketball since i was 7. I had practices every day and even though I was never skinny I wasn't overweight either. At the age of 15 my life...
    Metalisha Metalisha 22-25, F 2 Responses Jan 9

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    I'm excited to start today on my new

    and improved weightloss journey. Day 1 let's go!! :)
    deleted deleted 26-30 10 Responses Jun 23, 2014

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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 30 Responses Feb 4, 2015

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    Today for the first time in 5 years i was able

    to walk back up a hill without having to take a break!!!!!!
    WolfeeJo WolfeeJo 13-15, F 2 Responses Nov 1, 2015

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    I lost 40 lbs in a year

    but I'm still fat and now I've plateaued.
    ZetrovInc ZetrovInc 18-21, F 5 Responses Jan 14

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    I have lost about 17 pounds

    so far, I am really proud of myself.
    tealstreak2222 tealstreak2222 16-17, F 6 Responses Oct 2, 2015

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    Worked out and eat veggies today.

    I am trying my hardest to lose weight.
    jessi9510 jessi9510 18-21, F 5 Responses Oct 14, 2015

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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+ 10 Responses Nov 20, 2013

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    last time I was weighed I had lost 20 kilo

    but I have a lot to go still.
    deleted deleted 26-30 5 Responses Jul 2, 2015

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    I have binge eating disorder

    which means that i eat myself sick without any sense of control over my actions while im doing it. After i have n episode i feel awful about myself and become full of self loathing. I would like to get down to the size i was when i was a senior in high school and then hopefully...
    jerudacille2 jerudacille2 18-21, F Dec 27, 2015

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    realcomplicated realcomplicated 26-30, M 1 Response 1 day ago

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    jayethan jayethan 41-45, M 3 Responses 1 day ago

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    I feel so ugly and fat.

    I'm really trying to do something about it.
    gugsulo gugsulo 18-21, F 9 Responses Jan 11

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    30 lbs left to get to my goal!

    Just trying to stay focused and consistent.
    consciousQueenRBG consciousQueenRBG 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've suffered depression

    and anxiety for the past decade. Eating food was how I'd cope with my feelings which resulted in a ton of weight gain. Over the years I've grown to hate my body and it only became worse when I started college. Moreover I was diagnosed with insulin resistance 2 yrs ago which...
    sgrl2020 sgrl2020 18-21, F 2 Responses Dec 29, 2015

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    I didn't really start my journey

    until February of this year but came across a picture from October 2014 and putting them side/side just blew me away. So glad I decided to make a change, improve my life & health. Message me if you are in the U.S. & want to know my secret.
    forbidden67 forbidden67 46-50, F 3 Responses Jun 10, 2015

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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 13 Responses Feb 12, 2015

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    While I love my plus sized body,

    I want to be healthier before I start to try to get pregnant. My goal is to lose 45 pounds by March 31 -- that's roughly 5.6 pounds/month for 8 months... It's not an aggressive goal, which will make it easier for me to obtain it. I took all my measurements and weight today so...
    DaddysPlusSizedPrincess DaddysPlusSizedPrincess 22-25, F 8 Responses Jul 18, 2015

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    Today I ran 2.8 miles.

    which may not seem a lot to you guys but for me that is a lot. I stopped worrying about my body because I stopped believing in myself I was so down that I ate my feelings and gained 30 pounds. Today that's changed I believe in myself today I'm taking back my life. Today I am...
    raeday29 raeday29 18-21, F 9 Responses Aug 5, 2015

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    As part of our corporate weight loss challenge,

    I've been actively working to improve my health....in hopes of losing weight. This week I gained a pound!! WTF?!?
    Lloorrii2 Lloorrii2 41-45, F 3 Responses Jan 20

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    i dont know what to do anymore i have struggled

    with weight my whole life and have been called fat many times i dont know what to do i exercise and eat well but im stuck
    advice7777 advice7777 16-17, F 3 Responses Jan 23

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    Over the last year and a half,

    I have lost 60 pounds. At this point, I'm terrified of a serious plateau. Help!!!
    MklynRsWhlr MklynRsWhlr 22-25, F 4 Responses Jan 10

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    Sigh. I need better self-control

    and less temptation.
    FurryElephant FurryElephant 36-40, F 5 Responses Jan 23

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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, 2015

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    I gained 5lbs!!! I'm

    so unhappy about it!
    ParanoidGirl ParanoidGirl 26-30 1 Response Jan 10

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    Today I had a gift token

    for a clothes store and HOLY SMOKES! No longer do I have to go into the dimly lit section In the corner at the back of the store otherwise known as "plus size" but I'm sure everyone just calls it "the fat section". I hate the thought of anyone looking at me whilst I pick out...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Dec 31, 2015

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    foralwayslove foralwayslove 18-21, F 3 Responses Jan 15

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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.
    Ablebodied Ablebodied 18-21, F 5 Responses Feb 26, 2015

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    15 more pounds to go,

    and I will hit my first 100 pound weight loss milestone since I started 2 years ago- February of 2014! If I lose about 50 more I'll be back in the healthy weight range for my body! :)
    iSpyce iSpyce 31-35 Jan 28

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    I need a workout/diet Buddy to keep me motivated

    and to help me exercise and get fit and I will try help u please in the same age range of 1519 msg me if interested !
    Heaven1Help1me1now Heaven1Help1me1now 13-15, F Jan 1

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    For cheerleading, if you want a certain

    position (flyer, is what I want.) you have to be under 5'5 and 100 LBS. you have to be exactly 100, or under. As of now, I'm 106, so... I've always had a problem with under eating and over exercising. Ever since I've recovered from anorexia, anytime I eat healthy, I always...
    deleted deleted 26-30 4 Responses Aug 3, 2015

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    So I am starting small.

    More raw food. Less fast food. 8 glasses of water a day. Light exercise to start. My goal 1 lb a week. I have a friend helping hold me accountable. I don't think a goal of 52 lbs in a year is too demanding of me.
    Doomflower Doomflower 31-35, F 3 Responses 1 day ago

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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 10 Responses Jan 9, 2015

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    MisterDJ MisterDJ 41-45, M 1 Response Jan 12

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    *picture attached* I have lost a total of 26.

    9kg (59.2lbs) in between those pics. Pic on the left was taken last yr Sept & pic on the right taken yesterday. I have posted smth similar back in Feb this year you can check it out under my experiences. I said I would update my progress on here but I kinda neglected this space...
    courtsley courtsley 18-21, F 4 Responses Oct 13, 2015

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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, 2014

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    In 2014 I began losing weight.

    I was eating well and excercising a lot. I was feeling so good about my body. Then I got sick and I just never got back at it. well last week marked my restarting point. here we go and I hope I can stick to it this time.
    readum16 readum16 26-30, F 3 Responses Feb 5

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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 4 Responses Dec 4, 2014

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    I weighed myself today

    and the scale announced that I had lost 8lbs but I don't feel any lighter or like my clothes fit better. I had sworn off weighing myself because I tend to find the ordeal plays mind games with me and I'm likely to get discouraged. I can only take solace in the fact that I have...
    deleted deleted 26-30 2 Responses Jan 28

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