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    I went to the doctor May 21st I had lost 3

    pounds then. And today 6 weeks later I lost 7. It may not be much but it's a feat I'm proud of. With a little more exercise I will be where I want to be!
    sandycheeks08 sandycheeks08 22-25, F 2 Responses Jul 2

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    Hi guys my names Lowri.

    . I'd like to introduce myself to you all.. I work for a company called body by vi.. I don't know if anyone heard of it but it is an American company all about weight loss.. Some of the transformations are unbelievable.. I'm not going to try and sell you the products then not...
    LJay1985 LJay1985 26-30, F 5 days ago

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    Okay do I've been on holiday in America.

    Before my holiday I had lost 4 pounds. I feel like I've put it all back on since I've been away. I want to lose it again and more. I'm 5,2" and I weigh 125lb. I want to be thinner. When I came back from my trip to India I was 92lb and that's too skinny, it was an accident and I...
    pygmypuff pygmypuff 18-21, F 2 Responses 5 days ago

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    Nothing like a physically demanding full time

    job to shed the lbs. I started a little over a week ago and dropped 5 lbs. Getting paid to lose weight :)
    Twichl Twichl 18-21, F 2 Responses Jul 10

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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

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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

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    I finally found something that's working

    for me! I am a 32 year old female with PCOS. (a hormone imbalance that, among other things, makes it incredibly hard to lose weight) I can't believe it. I've lost 37 pounds since Mid-February. I'd be happy to share my experience with this product!
    Lactatingsub Lactatingsub 31-35, F 1 Response 6 days ago

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    Yeah I have been saying this

    for so long, but I just won't do it because someone told me I'm fat or I need to loose a little bit of weight, I will continue to be me and stay how I am untill I want to loose weight, and as no one says it anymore I have more will power to do it, you never no someday I might...
    NoUsernameInserted NoUsernameInserted 18-21, F 17 hrs ago

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    I really did good all week!

    I ran six days and monitored what I was putting in my mouth. But I can always count on my family to somehow guilt me into ruining all my hard work. I understand that what I put in my mouth is ultimately my decision, but it is easy to forget. My family knows that I have always...
    MaraSD MaraSD 18-21, F 3 Responses 5 days ago

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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 46-50, F 3 Responses Feb 22

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    I read an interesting article

    that I wanted to share with you. Apparently some nutrition programs are covered by some insurance companies. Read the following link. http://www.isagenixhealth.cleansingweightlosssystems.com/2011/09/are-isagenix-products-covered-by.html
    lisagetfit2015 lisagetfit2015 41-45, F 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 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 1 Response Jun 10

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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 6 Responses Dec 26, 2014

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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 17 Responses Jul 14, 2014

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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 9 Responses Nov 20, 2013

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    So today went to slimming world thinking I had

    gained... I dragged my self from the pay zone to the scales and grumpily stood on them not wanting to look when I here the woman say " well done you've lost 3 pounds! You've got your 2 stone award are you staying for session" I was so happy! I leapt of the scales and said yes...
    Ridingtonewyork Ridingtonewyork 16-17, F 4 Responses Jul 21

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    Although I use and sale isagenix products I

    also eat one good meal per day. For anyone that likes fresh vegetables here's an easy one. 1 cucumber,1 tomato,1 bell pepper ,1 red onion, fresh cilantro and 1 jalapeño pepper (optional) and 2-3 tablespoons of lemon juice. Goes great with anything. Bon appetite!!
    phillipturner523 phillipturner523 41-45 1 Response 5 days ago

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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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    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

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    I really want to lose weight

    but I have no motivation sometimes. I also just tore my ACL 2 months ago and I know my weight is part of the reason why my recovery will be long is that I am over weight I'm just lost and don't know where to start ??
    laxmeg9 laxmeg9 18-21, F 3 Responses 2 days ago

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

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    ok, so people have messaged me asking what

    exactly my body looks like, sense I don't want to send photos of myself I'm posting it on here, I honestly don't like my body, I'm looking for someone that can help me lose weight, and no I didn't post this for attention, I posted this so I can get help, please no hate. Comment...
    drunkpunker drunkpunker 13-15, F 6 Responses Jul 9

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    As I am getting older,

    I find it harder and harder to lose the weight. I am at my heaviest but will change all of that. I started a new nutritional program and it seems to be helping. I have tried different nutritional programs but I really like the one that I started. I am using this...
    lisagetfit2015 lisagetfit2015 41-45, F 1 Response Jul 5

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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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    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.
    deleted deleted 26-30 9 Responses Jun 18, 2014

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    If you are serious about losing weight fast

    and maintaining a healthy lifestyle I got you! Send me a message for help.
    victor1a23 victor1a23 22-25 5 Responses Jul 8

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    I am very excited today.

    In November of 2013 I weighed 335lbs. As of October of 2014 I now weigh 213lbs. So in less than a year I have lost 122lbs. Its been a lot of hard work but I'm so happy to see these changes and I'm starting to gain my confidence back.
    zooloothe1st zooloothe1st 26-30, F 5 Responses Oct 2, 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 31-35, F 17 Responses Feb 27

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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 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 23 Responses Jun 23, 2014

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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 would really appreciate a weight loss buddy.

    I don't have a very encouraging support team at home and it's disheartening. I've lost almost six pounds already and I'm feeling good about that. But the thing is, I want to be healthy more than anything. I want to be fit, have strong bones and a good strong heart. I want to be...
    TeaspoonEm17 TeaspoonEm17 16-17, F 1 Response 1 day ago

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    I'm eating healthier

    and gradually building up a workout routine but it's kinda rough. I hate exercise and love food, but I feel so proud when I see results. At the end of this, I feel like I'll know so much more about myself, and just feel great physically and confidence wise. Wish me luck!
    geekychick14 geekychick14 13-15, F 2 Responses 1 day ago

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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, 2014

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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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    If you are serious about not just losing weight

    but being healthy, let me help you. This is not a magic weight loss or gimmicks. It's about learning to eat healthy and excerise. Workouts for 30 min a day and a nutrition plan! Let me know if you are interested!
    Mnicole88 Mnicole88 22-25 5 Responses Jul 9

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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 3 Responses Sep 25, 2014

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    If you are looking for a nutritional program

    that will transform your life please feel free to message me back for more info. It has helped me lose weight, lower stress, lower cholesterol, improve sleep and I haven't even had sinus / allergy problems this year.
    phillipturner523 phillipturner523 41-45 Jul 5

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    Losing weight seems to be a common thread

    for a lot of people in the world. Sadly, it seems like most people struggle with the knowing the proper ways to shed unwanted pounds in a healthy way. I am not going to say that I hold all of the knowledge in how to do this completely successfully. However, I have learned...
    thebeliever29 thebeliever29 31-35, F 4 Responses Jul 10

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    Please check out my weight loss journey.

    http://pinkelephantsisters.blogspot.com/2015/07/weight-loss-journey-coffee-epiphany-new.html
    KandyFoxx KandyFoxx 31-35, F 1 Response Jul 13

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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

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    Now I am seeing results with the nutritional

    program that I'm using. Close to a week and my stomach is shrinking. So excited. Can't really exercise cause I broke my knee last year, just walking, so this program helps.
    lisagetfit2015 lisagetfit2015 41-45, F 1 Response Jul 9

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    82 lbs down but having some joint issues.

    It was bound to happen when I was over 500 lbs for so long. http://pinkelephantsisters.blogspot.com/2015/07/weight-loss-journey-back-to-doctor-and.html
    KandyFoxx KandyFoxx 31-35, F 1 Response 1 day ago

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    My nutritional program has

    not only helped me drop twenty pounds, I also haven't had any sinus or allergy problems this year. I don't much believe in coincidence but I do believe in results. If you would like more info let me know and I can hook you up. We ship to anywhere. Have a great day.
    phillipturner523 phillipturner523 41-45 1 Response Jul 9

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    I've decided to get back on

    that horse. I've been inactive for two weeks. Prior to that I was jogging and walking for upto 5KM at least 4 times a week. I was discouraged by the slow progress of my weight loss and fell off the bandwagon. The thing is I really need to shed the extra weight. I've decided to...
    laughingtiger laughingtiger 26-30, F 5 Responses 3 days ago

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