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I Have Lost More Than 100 Pounds

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 43 People

    On October 12, 2013,

    after years of living as an obese teenager and determined to not graduate into an obese adult, I decided that I was going to get healthy. I gave up a lot of things cold turkey: soft drinks, fast food, sweets, and beef/pork. I also introduced things such as veggies/fruits...
    LostVenturer LostVenturer 18-21, F 1 Response Aug 9

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    Accomplishment That Feels Like It Leads To Nowhere

    I have struggled with my weight all my life. My heaviest I was at 225lbs and I am only 5'2". Last year I had decided enough was enough and I needed to do something about it. So I started counting calories and doing a 20 minute workout and 30 minute walk everyday. I am now down to...
    ZZ00ZZ ZZ00ZZ 22-25, F 5 Responses Mar 20, 2012

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    125 I lost. Done by exercising 5-6 days per

    week, changed eating habits and portions, drank water like crazy. NO matter what I eat now, my body does not go pass 160pds which is 10 pounds under my ideal weight
    HedoZen HedoZen 41-45, F 6 Responses Jun 7, 2014

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    How About 110? :)

     I have lost 110 lbsI was always overweight, and I never felt like I was “enough”. I tried many diets but I seldom lost a significant amount of weight, and if I did, it always came back-and more.In 2008, while I was pregnant with my 2nd son, I started having...
    Motherturtle85 Motherturtle85 22-25, F 3 Responses Jan 23, 2010

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    My First Time Walking In 6 Years

    Today I walked for the first time in 6 years. I am winning my battle with my obesity.
    McGamefamily McGamefamily 36-40 3 Responses Sep 29, 2012

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    Betb52

    I am 52 more than 100 lbs overweight and just feel so defeated I have 2 herniated disks and arthritis in my lower back and have DONE this to myself.  I am stating facts, not whining, just looking for support to help me deal with it.  I have watched the last 3 seasons of the...
    betb52 betb52 51-55 2 Responses Dec 18, 2011

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    Changing of Habits

    In my early 30's, one of my Dr's decided to make a deal with me. She said loose 100 pounds and I'll ask the insurance to pay for a breast reduction (no lie, I was 300 pounds, with a 44G bra size). Of course, I had to think about it, seems like too much worse, but she was correct...
    ballooo ballooo 36-40, F 26 Responses Sep 8, 2009

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