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I Have Lost More Than 100 Pounds

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 38 People

    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 7 Responses Mar 20, 2012

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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 24 Responses Sep 8, 2009

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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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    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 8 Responses Jun 7

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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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    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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    jules7712 jules7712 36-40, F 3 Responses 3 days ago

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    It's official. I finally went and got myself weighed for the first time in several months. I am 208 lbs which also means that my bmi is now 34.6 hence classifying me as obese...
    annettag annettag 26-30, F 5 Responses 4 days ago

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    I have lost 100lbs total and 70lbs in the last 6 months. My recent friends never saw me when I was heavier and now don't understand where I'm coming from. I started at 220lbs. They...
    Changeallaround Changeallaround 22-25 1 Response Oct 19

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    I have been at this weight loss thing for 2 and a half months and I am proud to say I have lost almost 30 pounds. Now I'm at the point where I am border lining under weight weights...
    AnUnknownOne AnUnknownOne 13-15, M a week ago

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    I am a 43 year old orphan. I know that people have lost their parents much younger than I have. But I feel lost and alone. I lost the people in my life who knew me best, who...
    idontgiveafuckasaurus idontgiveafuckasaurus 41-45, F 2 Responses 22 hrs ago

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    So here's me roughly 10 years ago. Artist, musician, technician, teacher, touring with my band part time, working on some kids books and short movie scripts. Owned my own business...
    platoflats platoflats 36-40, M 1 Response Oct 6

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    I'm so lonely. It's been a year since my ex left me - I'm still not over it. His name still comes into my head everyday. Our relationship was good, until I got depressed and that...
    ems177 ems177 18-21, F 1 Response Oct 8

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    I found out I was 5 weeks pregnant on august 14th. I was so happy and from the moment I found out about my angel I loved him/her more than words could say. I carried that little...
    Roadtorecovery31997 Roadtorecovery31997 16-17, F 1 Response Oct 11

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    I am not sure if I actually have lost her as a friend. But it has been more than a week since we last talked. She told me she is going trough hard times. And that I am maybe the...
    Zim0 Zim0 18-21, M Oct 20

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    I've written a little bit about why I can’t get a real job. All of that still stands. But I still am capable of working. I just have some specific needs. Flexible hours...
    Nudg3 Nudg3 18-21, F 5 days ago

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    A handful. I lost all of my great grandmothers and great grandfathers, I lost one grandparent(my paternal grandfather) and the rest are still with me. I have lost an aunt in a car...
    T3chmupp3t T3chmupp3t 18-21, M 3 days ago

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    I have lost 3 stone in 7 months and i am very proud of myself! I have always been a yo yo dieter but within the last 6 years of being in a long term relationship i found it hard to...
    OrangeLemons24 OrangeLemons24 22-25, F Oct 13

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    I love my kids more than anybody I could ever love!! My sons are 8 and 6 and a daughter on the way in a few weeks, days, minutes, hours who knows lol...I had them when I was 17 and...
    Kayloves060814 Kayloves060814 22-25, F 5 Responses Oct 21

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    "It's better to have lost at love, then never to have loved at all!" "I Won't Forget Ypu" by Poison http://youtu.be/BJJ_HJ-9JNM
    scootter01 scootter01 31-35, M Oct 13

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    what is the best way to tell a guy friend, that you want to be more than friends?
    YouAreNotYourSkin YouAreNotYourSkin 16-17, F 4 Responses Oct 18

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    Is this a support group for dyslexics or discarded produce? Because I'm more than broken and damaged, I'm slightly bruised. Like an apple. Because if I were broken, that would be...
    adianoeta adianoeta 26-30, F Oct 21

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    If you are messaging me for the first time without us previously speaking in a question or other experience, you need to say a little more than hi.
    ViciDraco ViciDraco 26-30, M 1 Response a week ago

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    I knew more than I should've when I was younger, and in some ways I'm proud
    metalchick18 metalchick18 18-21, F 1 day ago

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    Since we were 13 we planned to move away from this place and start a new life, it was our plan for years.. we told each other our every dark secret we could have possibly had.. if...
    Britt4ny Britt4ny 70+, F Oct 13

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    You make me smile, laugh, and cry. We've been through so much together and with time were just getting stronger. A lot of people don't understand why I'm attracted to you or even...
    BlondeGirlBunny BlondeGirlBunny 16-17, F Oct 13

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    We met online, talked for months, exchanged thousands of messages then decided to meet. I drove one hour to meet her. Given the relatively short distance, we had decided to take...
    AbrahamL AbrahamL 41-45, M 2 Responses Oct 14

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    I have always been the happy, go-lucky type of person. I always had a smile on my face...even now i smile more than the usual person, and to most i seem to be the same person but I...
    babybop12 babybop12 18-21, F 1 Response Oct 15

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    I would rather have no friends than to have a fake friend! I just said those very words to my son today. I have a person in my life, who for more than two years now, has played me...
    miryam57 miryam57 56-60, F 1 Response 4 days ago

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    Today marks 31 days since I've seen your sweet sweet face.. Today also marks your 3rd birthday baby boy.. Even after one month, today is especially hard.. Each day don't get better...
    aiahlove aiahlove 18-21, F 4 Responses 14 hrs ago

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    That's a real and powerful statement. I am madly, deeply, in love with a beautiful woman. We talk in some way each and every day. The wee hours of this morning were very special...
    Leeza1964 Leeza1964 46-50, M 1 Response 3 hrs ago

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    I really have to laugh at the title. Does anyone really think that all there is to a person is what they post here? That would be sad. You cannot see the complexity, depth and...
    WindsofFire WindsofFire 46-50, F 3 Responses 4 hrs ago

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    Twenty pounds. I am pretty happy. I guess not eating for several hours at a time with meager snacks in between causes weight loss. Only 40 more.
    Untrustworthy117 Untrustworthy117 16-17, M 4 days ago

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    I have made poor choices. I am not thinking properly. I am incapable of making good decisions at this moment and probably need someone here to help me. I can't eat or sleep. I...
    WingsofTime WingsofTime 22-25, F 2 Responses 5 days ago

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    It was a summer I will never forget. Both of us far from home - meeting due to necessity - brought together by fate. Those four months are a blur of wonderful memories/moments...
    JadedRomantic JadedRomantic 22-25, F 3 days ago

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    I'm depressed and today was one of those days when I just couldn't overcome it. I had a really disturbing dream last night and when I woke up this morning I couldn't get the image...
    LorelaiSky LorelaiSky 26-30, F 1 Response 2 days ago

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    It hurts a lot. You find someone who becomes a big part of your life, and you need them. Then one day, they aren't there anymore and you're left with that empty space feeling lost...
    rirxalri rirxalri 16-17, F Oct 1

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    I just over a year and a half ago I lost my mother to cancer. I don't consider myself a super emotionally sharing person, but there are days that it seems I can't control them...
    Jhinsek Jhinsek 31-35, M 2 Responses 4 days ago

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    I lost my little sister in December 2008. She was only 19 and had just given birth to her son. She was able to enjoy her baby for 12 days before she was murdered by the baby's dad...
    tobelikeme tobelikeme 26-30, F Oct 4

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    Working in retail is a great way to see the fall of humanity. Not many people want to talk, or even show any signs of emotion. They usually just blarp out what they want and go...
    ValhallaAwaits ValhallaAwaits 18-21, M Oct 8

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    I lost my virginity when I was 14. I was a **** addict and I tried self-pleasuring. My classmates taught me to watch ****. It felt good, yes, but now that I am 20, I regret all of...
    arielle444 arielle444 18-21, F 2 Responses Oct 12

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    I lost both my parents in my young adulthood, well I just turned 24, so technically I still am a young adult, but I feel so old. I lost my dad to Potts disease (TB of the spine...
    Priya07 Priya07 18-21, F Oct 16

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    I have friends in real life and obviously family, yet for whatever reason I enjoy talk to 'friends' and strangers more online, yet not **** chats or anything just normal...
    paragra paragra 18-21 1 Response Oct 17

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    I understand she is my mother and I am supposed to respect her yet I can't respect anyone who treats me the way she does. If we have a disagreement and we try to talk it out she...
    Saphic33 Saphic33 26-30, F 2 Responses a week ago

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    READ THIS PLEASE. Listen to me: I'm an 18 year old boy who received Christ this year. I came to this page a while ago under the influence the same lie. It is impossible.. I repeat...
    joshd96 joshd96 18-21 5 days ago

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    If you have read my other story that I posted in this experience, you would know I lost a lot of important people throughout my life, people who I love dearly, I posted that story...
    Secret179688 Secret179688 18-21 Oct 10

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    I lost my v card when I was 13. I regret it so much people bullied me for 3 years because I made one mistake.
    lovelymaddi lovelymaddi 16-17, F 1 Response Oct 12

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