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I Am Trying to Lose Weight

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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 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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    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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    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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    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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    So since 2/3rd March ive lost over 12lb

    and this week I went to get weight and I've yet agin out on 1/2 to which some people say that's not much you can easily get it off. But it really hurts I sat in group and cried for that 1/2lb ive done nothing different to what I do when I lose 3/4lb a week. The only thing j...
    Ridingtonewyork Ridingtonewyork 13-15, F 4 Responses 6 days ago

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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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    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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    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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    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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    joining the gym thursday.

    .. wish me luck...
    msfugly msfugly 18-21, F 1 Response 6 days 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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    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'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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    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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    hanep1 hanep1 18-21 9 Responses Apr 17

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

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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 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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    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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    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 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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    In 2009 I weighed over 330 pounds.

    Now I weigh 180 pounds. I recently ran a 100 km Ultra Marathon and Completed a Triathlon. I accomplished this by eating clean and exercising and running a fair bit. No supplements, plans or other gimmicks. Control what you eat and drink and transform yourself. All your...
    Marathoner Marathoner 31-35, M 4 Responses Oct 7, 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 5 Responses Dec 4, 2014

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

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    Carliza0425 Carliza0425 16-17 1 Response Apr 12

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    Iluvmypanties365 Iluvmypanties365 36-40, M 1 Response Apr 11

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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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    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 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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    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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    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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    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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    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 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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    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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    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 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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    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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    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 3 days ago

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    brenlarmygf brenlarmygf 22-25, F 6 days ago

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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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    Totallifechange Totallifechange 18-21 Apr 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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    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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    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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