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I Have Lost More Than 100 Pounds

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 39 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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    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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    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 5 Responses Jun 7

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    My name is Kelli. Attached is my before and after picture!!! I'm 24 years old and a I would love to share my short but great story about weight loss that might help you in your...
    kellirae22 kellirae22 22-25, F Jul 8

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    My Mom's Death I remember it clearly as though it happened yesterday. She was an amazing woman. Very independent yet not. My dad really held her together. I remember the...
    PoetryNEmotion PoetryNEmotion 51-55, F 2 Responses Jul 5

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    Yes, I'm talking about religion. My family contains a mixture of Buddhists and Christians, so I grew up respecting both (if not, all) religions. Heck, I think I was ready to slap...
    Serendipiity Serendipiity 16-17, F 1 Response Jul 13

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    I woke yesterday morning having to remind myself that having walked the path I walked the week before would only lead me to a life of daily disappointments. That I want more than...
    1a2l3j 1a2l3j 46-50, F Jun 25

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    I have lost the most important woman in my life, my mother, 5 years ago. It's still the most painful event in my life. Losing her unexpectedly, when everything seems okay after...
    BakerQueen14 BakerQueen14 22-25, F Jul 3

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    I fell for one of my coworkers who is engaged and has a son. He loves his girl and family. He jokes with me and teases me, trying to keep me smiling and happy but I fell for him...
    kitten96 kitten96 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 2

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    Im tired of some adults thinking they know everything or more then teens and kids just because their older. Yeah some kids/teens aren't as mature and wise as some but age is just a...
    WoundedDreamer WoundedDreamer 16-17, F 6 Responses Jul 1

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    I have finally accepted that i have lost what i had for my husband a long time ago, maybe i have held on for so long because i have been scared to be on my own. I know my mental...
    Gentleandlovingsoul Gentleandlovingsoul 36-40, F Jul 3

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    I love animals more than most people
    KrissyBearRawr KrissyBearRawr 18-21, F Jul 6

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    My dog Ginger. Brown little chow/Doberman mix. She'll be 15 the end of this month. I love her so much. I was 10 months old when my parents brought her home. I don't remember it...
    TheMonsterCookie TheMonsterCookie 13-15, M Jul 8

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    I love my dog. She's 13. Springer spaniel. Had her since I was 8. I've grown up with her. She's the love of my life. She sleeps in my bed. She snuggles me. We spoon. I feed her the...
    leo1292 leo1292 18-21, F 2 Responses 5 days ago

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    I do... For you I wish I was more than what I am now because I know I can never be what you truly want and I am so scared you'll leave me for someone for actually deserves you...
    KawaiiMushmew KawaiiMushmew 13-15, F 2 Responses 1 day ago

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    I thought people didn't notice, but apparently some people at work figured it out and confronted me. But I can't tell them the truth. Why can't I ask for help? There are a couple...
    chumiloons chumiloons 41-45, F 2 Responses 2 days ago

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    I was taking these dietary supplement pills for about 2 months and felt pretty horrible on them. But lost about 60 pounds. It was super unhealthy and wouldn't recommend it
    Dirtyphonics Dirtyphonics 22-25, M 2 Responses Jun 30

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    ... over 190 pounds (without surgery), and though I am within a healthy weight range for the 1st time of my life, I still feel very fat. The attention from men is shocking...
    mazedartist mazedartist 31-35, F 5 Responses Jul 4

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    So I'm on the road AGAIN to losing weight. Always tell myself that it's better to do something than nothing at all. So in two weeks lost 7lbs. My husband was really supportive but...
    helensave helensave 31-35, F 3 Responses Jul 11

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    I was raised a Christian. I never have had a born again experience. I knew about God but I suppose never knew Him as a person. Being raised Catholic might have something to do...
    Deejaygee Deejaygee 51-55, M 3 Responses Jun 27

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    I've been losing a lot of weight lately, I lost 4 stone in 18 months. I hadn't checked the scales for a while because I'm scared that I've put loads of weight on, well I finally...
    BeautyOfSuffering BeautyOfSuffering 22-25, F 1 Response Jul 12

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    My dad is just sick in his head , I just hate him, he never was nice to me or whatever, he always manipulates me and he hit me alot of times when i was young and i dont mean just...
    jojo12380 jojo12380 18-21, M Jul 5

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    This is me The me I left behind The me I covered up w/ fake smile & lies The me that I pretended not to see As if I were blind...I couldn't rewind...Paused on the me I unselfishly...
    silvermoon9619 silvermoon9619 16-17, F Jun 27

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    I have been feeling this increasing uneasiness. I don't know whether it's anxiety over nothing, or that I'm feeling more and more hopeless. I'm so tired and more often apathetic...
    danielle1423 danielle1423 22-25, F 1 Response Jul 5

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    I lost my baby a few months ago. She was my best friend. She slept with me every night. She was my everything. I miss her so much.
    justmiabro justmiabro 16-17, F 6 Responses Jul 6

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    God I wish I had a friend. I feel like I need someone to tell me that I am okay, that things will get better if I try. I guess I don't believe in myself anymore... sometimes I...
    crazyhobo crazyhobo 26-30 1 Response Jul 8

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    Log Off! God. I feel sick. It's like the world is no longer important to people... life is no longer being experienced the way it should be. It's pretty sad going to a concert and...
    aviodthisnoid aviodthisnoid 13-15, F 1 Response 4 days ago

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    Mom recently passed. Dad has since gone away, looking to solve his problem of loneliness. I feel more alone than ever. Part of me thinks I should suffer in silence. The other part...
    koinos koinos 36-40, M 1 Response Jun 25

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    Dear Sadie,Knowing you, you've probably already forgiven me even though I haven't forgiven myself. But everyday I miss you. And when I think of you, I have warm, happy memories...
    misspoke misspoke 22-25 1 Response Jun 26

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    So ever since i got back from the clinic ive had no interest in life. i just lost about everything. and dont tell me i still have people because i dont have friends and i havent...
    Insomniac77 Insomniac77 16-17, M 21 hrs ago

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    Today, it just hit me that he is gone. We we weren't best friends or anything, but he meant a lot to me. I loved his passion about music, his weird mannerisms, and the two times he...
    Shamandora Shamandora 16-17, F Jun 27

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    I lost 2 cat, both brothers. I lost one of them 2 years ago because he was extremely ill. Then I lost the other one last year because his brain was failing so my dad got him put...
    samdavis3 samdavis3 16-17, M Jul 3

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    i used to be so happy, when i was younger i lived in a huge family home with 2 spare bedrooms... however after my dad fell into financial difficulties because of his affair that...
    introducingmyself introducingmyself 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 5

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    When I was 7 years old, I lost my dog. It was very hard since he was my best friend, he was getting to old (17 years old). When I was 12 years old, I lost my great grandfather...
    HorseBeauty HorseBeauty 13-15, F Jul 8

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    Sometimes in the midst of a pleasant situation I'll find myself staring off feeling like I could be more open or more happy but I'm sitting here apathetic feeling like id be more...
    danielle1423 danielle1423 22-25, F Jul 10

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    Pixie was a 3 year old chawawa wiener dog mix. When i first got her she was so small she slept across my neck because i was afraid i'd roll over on her. She was smart, loving, and...
    McCoyAnna McCoyAnna 16-17, F 1 Response Jul 13

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    I lost a cocker spaniel, Penny and a cat named KFC. Penny was given to me when she was 1 year old. She was supposed to be fixed and had a litter of pups at age 7. A 7 year old...
    tenderheart3 tenderheart3 66-70, F 1 Response a week ago

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    I had an amazing year last year, but because of my depression I wasn't able to study hard enough for school. I had to do the year over while my friends went to a higher class. They...
    lucy707 lucy707 13-15, F 1 Response Jun 25

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    A lot of you guys who add me seem to only add me cause I said I liked older guys, but if you read the post and the post that explains it you will see why I said that. I'm not some...
    WoundedDreamer WoundedDreamer 16-17, F 1 Response Jun 29

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    So its been nearly 22 years since i lost my older brother and his son who was only a year old and was burnt alive in a fire. I never even met him but i still miss him and my...
    Gentleandlovingsoul Gentleandlovingsoul 36-40, F 2 Responses Jul 1

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    i lost my 3 year long gf and just lost my best friend for good just the other day and im just so confuse about it all and idk what to do with it and i recentally just started to...
    woota woota 22-25, M 1 Response Jul 14

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    Most people don't join this "club" until well late into life. They have the pleasure of knowing and having their parents around for many years. My father died of Melanoma 6 months...
    blovedsmle blovedsmle 31-35, F 3 Responses a week ago

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    I have no words to explain , I wanted him in my life not even romantically , he had so many problems I thought I can help with hr shunned me and basically told me to F off , I hate...
    Missreedy Missreedy 31-35 4 Responses Jun 26

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    I always loved cats. I had recused one last year from a parking lot. she was a girl and I named her veve. she wasn't like any cat I had before cause she chirped when she was trying...
    RavenRena17 RavenRena17 18-21, F Jun 26

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