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I Battle Depression I Want to Lose Weight

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    Well, I am new at this sharing how I feel about my weight and how it controls my life so much.I am young and full of life and I sometimes feel like the life is being smothered out of me by my weight.I long to be active again and do things like I use to but, I can't because of my...
    WhiteIris WhiteIris 46-50, F Jan 2, 2009

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    I want lose weight and eat healthier but everytime i start I quit after 2 weeks.I want to have friend who also want lose weight so we can support eachother.
    antt33 antt33 13-15, F 3 Responses Mar 31

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    'It makes me sad to see you this way.' This was the sentence that made me want to change my life. My friend told me that, while he saw me crying. Of course, being secretive and...
    eliahlior eliahlior 22-25 1 Response Apr 4

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    And sometimes I try to eat a lot to make myself feel better. Simple carbs, after all, boost endorphins and dopamine temporarily ("happy" hormones). Then, after a while, I get a...
    tryingtobeashappyasiappear tryingtobeashappyasiappear 18-21, F Mar 23

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    I'm trying so hard to try and lose weight but at the same time, I've been struggling with depression. I want to eat healthy and smaller portions but then I see my friends eating...
    KittyCat2110 KittyCat2110 16-17, F 7 Responses Apr 1

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    I have battled depression since I was a teenager. Mine comes and goes in waves, and it varies how severe. I usually will encounter at least one episode every year, sometimes...
    thatspecialsomeone thatspecialsomeone 31-35, F 1 Response 10 hrs ago

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    As the title says, I want to lose weight. In January of 2013, I started a program that was fairly strict and required that I see a physician every week and, depending on my...
    sfortzallie18 sfortzallie18 18-21, F 6 Responses Mar 23

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    I'm 194 pounds, and I'm hoping to lose 30 pounds by June. I used to be 165 pounds in high school and I gained about 30 pounds since I started college last fall. I really want to...
    Eupheme Eupheme 18-21, F 5 Responses Mar 30

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    I've been trying, and it's been working out so far. I've been trying to lose weight. I'm not doing it because of all the pressure society presses against us, with their under...
    tommorowisgoingtobeevenbetter tommorowisgoingtobeevenbetter 16-17, F Mar 21

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    I have been overweight since the 5th grade and now as a freshman in college, I am determined not to be on the Freshman 15. Well, I need to lose weight because i'm 4'11 and...
    JaimeJackson JaimeJackson 18-21 4 Responses Apr 8

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    Over the past two years, I've gained over 50 pounds which has been really tough for me. I had gone through a year long depression, and the weight just piled on! My boyfriend and I...
    breesus breesus 22-25, F 4 Responses Mar 19

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    I do battle depression and the people around me know it. My girlfriend helped me see the positive things in life but since we don't go to the same school she doesn't see what it's...
    Ghrite Ghrite 13-15, M Mar 22

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    I hate my body and think Im gross. I felt even worse about myself when my mum told me I'm a fat cow that needs to lose weight. Im working really hard now to lose the weight I want...
    princesszoe13 princesszoe13 16-17, F 10 Responses Mar 21

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    Could anyone please help me? 😢 i want to lose 20 lbs so i can look like i did 4 yrs ago. But i dont know how ive tried several things bit they never seem to help. What really...
    LizRages LizRages 13-15, F 10 Responses Mar 21

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    I desperately want/need to lose weight. My family has the hardest time losing weight.. Something in the genes. I have tries everything!! Eating healthy and serving sizes.. Didn't...
    freeebird freeebird 18-21, F 13 Responses Mar 23

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    I feel it is brave of me to admit this, but I can in this anonymous world. I am a professional married mother. The depression, if that is what it is hit me as a teenager. It got...
    deleted deleted 26-30 6 Responses Mar 24

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    My only problem..is that I can't find motivation. Right now my motivation is my friend's graduation. I should be graduating with them too, but I dropped out. (pretty big regret...
    LettersToTheSky LettersToTheSky 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 24

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    It's not that I want to lose weight . But I can't help but lose it , and want to lose it . I know I'm not fat , but I feel it .. And I don't know why. For someone who is 5'3 1/2 I...
    SuicideBerry SuicideBerry 13-15, F 4 Responses Mar 31

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    I started this "diet" four days ago and so far I lost 4 pounds.... which brings me down to 339. That's the heaviest weight I've seen on here and it's also the heaviest I have ever...
    Lapoeta2nv Lapoeta2nv 22-25, F 6 Responses Mar 31

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    They say "what doesn't kill you makes you stronger" and i never believed that until now ! A few months ago i was going through the worst time of my life ...i wanted to kill myself...
    lovemusicnicole lovemusicnicole 18-21, F Apr 7

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    I battle depression. When I am depressed, I cant function. I cant get out of bed before 1oclock. When I do get out of bed, my body gets tired so I go right to the couch. Dishes sit...
    amarie02 amarie02 22-25, F 2 Responses Mar 26

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    I feel kinda lonely even though I'm surrounded with caring friends, and since I feel depressed and lonely because of my past relationship I find eating my best hobby, I need and...
    AniM98 AniM98 16-17, F 7 Responses Apr 1

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    I battle depression and I've waged a war against it never again do I want another family member to commit suicide over depression. Raped and soul wounded my cousin committed...
    MissLorii MissLorii 18-21, F 3 Responses 6 days ago

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    Hey everyone, I am trying to lose weight! I have lost a total of 15 lbs so far, but need to lose 20 more lbs. I am 5'2" I weight 140 but with my height I should he 120 or 115. Is...
    katie415 katie415 26-30, F 1 Response 6 days ago

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    I weight 290 14 year old boy. I just want to lose weight. How can I lose weight and see improvement in a week
    warfire23 warfire23 22-25, M 4 Responses 6 days ago

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    i dont classify myself as fat. i want to lose weight. i dont want to be skinny though just want to lose some.and tone it. still like my curve.. lol i hate it when people say hey...
    iloveAdamL iloveAdamL 70+ 1 Response 4 days ago

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    I want to weight 53 kg again. Since I'm 169 cm in height it would be borderline underweight. I usually weight 58 and I look just fine but regaining weight after being super...
    IcedPhoenix IcedPhoenix 18-21, F 2 Responses Mar 21

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    I am 5'1 and 103.8 pounds.. I don't just want to lose weight, I NEED to lose weight.
    WannaBeAt17 WannaBeAt17 16-17, F 7 Responses Mar 29

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    I can't believe I'm saying this after "recovering" from an ED. When I was at my LW, I thought that I'd not care if I ever did get fat, but now I've come to realise that I actually...
    NekroNomikon NekroNomikon 18-21, F 9 Responses Apr 1

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    I have battled Depression for my whole life. Nothing has helped lesson the pain. There is no hope, no future to look forward to. Everyday feels like more of me dies. I don't think...
    EndlessWandering EndlessWandering 18-21, M 4 Responses Apr 7

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    I we been struggling with my weight for roughly all my life but only since grade 7 have I sought out ways to lose weight. I've gone through starving, crash diets, binging, purging...
    bonapatied bonapatied 13-15, F 4 Responses Mar 29

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    I am like you. Depression has been my way of life ever since I can remember. I'm 46 years old. I'm a virgin, but proud of it although I am not proud of the fact that I've done...
    churchworker churchworker 46-50, F 2 Responses Apr 6

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    I am 5'6 and 185 lbs. I want to lose about 30-40lbs. I wanted to lose weight before getting pregnant so I would not get any bigger. We have heart disease and diabetes too in the...
    hatemyhubbysfam hatemyhubbysfam 31-35, F 3 Responses 1 day ago

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    I am not extremely overweight, but am heavier than I'd like to be. I am relatively strong compared to my peers and an older, skinnier friend told me he was twice my weight at my...
    guitarist410 guitarist410 16-17, M 1 Response Mar 24

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    I've been trying to lose weight ever since my break up. I lost a lot because I was depressed and not eating. I got better over time and was just eating healthy. But then I went to...
    GDlifestyle GDlifestyle 22-25, M 3 Responses Mar 28

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    I really want to lose weight. I just need to be inspired by people who got threw this or people who are fighting with weight loss.
    Mary0710 Mary0710 13-15, F 2 Responses Mar 30

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    I am trying to organize my eating habits so that I can easily and quickly keep track of everything. Today, I've created a table that looks at calorie count, sodium, carbs, fiber...
    Eupheme Eupheme 18-21, F Apr 3

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    I want to lose weight.. And I started doing sit up but it just that my weight remind the same
    ZiQing ZiQing 13-15, F 4 Responses Apr 6

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    I know I'm not "large" but all my friends seem to just not gain weight so I'm trying to lose weight.
    oliviafaith oliviafaith 13-15, F 4 Responses 3 days ago

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    So I'm trying to lose weight atm. I've tried weight watchers, slimming world, Atkins - basically I've tried most diets and programmes. I'm going to start slim fast, it's seems...
    TrichWarrior TrichWarrior 18-21, F 5 Responses 12 hrs ago

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    I do want to lose weight. It is good for the health and not just physically but emotionally too. I don't want to be sexy in shape,I want to be HEALTHY. there is a big difference...
    wherethehealingbegins wherethehealingbegins 18-21, F 2 Responses 4 days ago

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    I really want to lose weight!! I need motivation!! Ughhh!! 💨💨👍
    airerin airerin 16-17, F 12 Responses Mar 22

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    *Read if you battle depression* I do too. It's not as bad as you may think it is, but when I have a bad day I just feel like breaking apart. But don't worry about me, I will be...
    violetangel violetangel 13-15, F 1 Response Mar 22

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    I hate how my parents call me fat. I'm not even fat. They call me that everyday, telling me I need to lose weight. That I look fat. I'm always fat. What happened me to. I used to...
    Imnotimportant Imnotimportant 16-17, F Mar 22

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    I've always had troubles with being depressed and in 8th grade I was bullied so much I threatened suicide. I was taken to the hospital and now take medication. I still get bullied...
    zachsiebs zachsiebs 13-15, M 6 Responses Mar 23

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    I've battled depression for a few years now. I can only say it had taken over my life. No matter how hard I tried to push it away it would hit even harder. I hate how people...
    HyperAngel HyperAngel 18-21, F 3 Responses Mar 25

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    I'm not obese but a lot heavier than I would like to be. I've started committing bulimia and I feel like it's my only way. I've tried so many times but I just can't seem to lose...
    gbuddy1758 gbuddy1758 13-15, M 2 Responses Mar 26

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    I'm tired of people thinking that only girls worry about this. I want to lose weight to feel better about myself 🙏
    thisisanick thisisanick 18-21, M 2 Responses Mar 27

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    So I've been really trying hard to lose weight lately but not so much at the same time I've given up. The surprise was I lost 5 pounds! Not yet what I want but 124 Is okay, I'm...
    vaashapenin vaashapenin 16-17, F 2 Responses Mar 27

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    I battle depression everyday. But I have hope that it will get better.
    MissMisunderstood1 MissMisunderstood1 16-17, F 2 Responses Mar 28

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    I really need to lose weight I am 173 pounds And Size 11 I use to 133 pounds and size 7 :(
    Laa96 Laa96 16-17, F 6 Responses Mar 29