I Lost 20 Pounds

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    I realized for my height

    and age, my weight was waay too much. i always worked out and exercised so i figured it didn't matter how much food i ate. i ate a lot of healthy food too, (& a lot of carbs as well). but once i realized i needed to eat better portions and substituted more fruits and veggies, i...
    Sapphirebee27 Sapphirebee27
    22-25, F
    2 Responses Jun 23, 2014

    No Soda, No Spirits

    I hate to say it, but diet soda works. of the 25 or so pounds I lost during the spring and early summer, 15 of them were in the month after I stopped consuming regular soda and hard liquor. I slipped up once in a while, but didn't beat myself up about it and I was able to stick...
    pickingoutathermos pickingoutathermos
    31-35, M
    1 Response Sep 8, 2008

    Thank You Wii Fit!

    When I first started that game - it was a ton of fun. Then I started hating the trainer - the guy; he's mean.  So I switched trainer.  (Yeah, I took this WAY TOO PERSONALLY!) I kept at it and three months later, with no diet changes, Im down 20...
    NoGodsNoMasters NoGodsNoMasters
    31-35, F
    23 Responses Sep 5, 2009


    I've actually lost a considerable amount more than 20, but to do that I had to lose the first 20, so I'll talk about those. I did not do this in a healthy manner, nor was it healthy from a mental standpoint. I lost the weight to address a self-image issue I had in 8th grade; I...
    ciresnamok ciresnamok
    18-21, M
    1 Response May 20, 2008

    Losing It

    I lost my Freshman 15, by last October, only 5 months after I finished my first year of college. I want to lose my original 20, and then I'll be happy. :) 
    musicalchairs23 musicalchairs23
    18-21, F
    1 Response May 14, 2009


    i have already lost 20 pounds. august/early september 2008 i decided to cut meat from my diet, resulting in a nice amount of weight loss, and it only took me a few months, and it came off slowly enough for people to recognize the loss and gave them ample opportunity for...
    mystomonster mystomonster
    18-21, F
    Sep 16, 2009
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