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I Need to Lose Weight

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    I gotta lose weight ๐Ÿ˜‚ I'm 5 foot 4

    and weigh 198 lbs. I'm supposed to be 120. Over the past 3 years I went from 138 to 198. Gotta lose it somehow! I play sports all the time year round, it doesn't help at all. My own mother says I have a problem because of how much I eat. I can't help it somedays. She loves to...
    Kitty1515 Kitty1515 22-25, F 2 Responses Jan 30

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    Since the birth of my 2 girls I have been on a

    strict diet. I have lost 40 pounds so far. After taking this photo I need to lose 15 more pounds, UGGGGG!
    JennyTom JennyTom 36-40, F 10 Responses Jan 21

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    I'm so freaking tired of this.

    sorry I have big boobs, sorry I have hips, sorry I'm not flat, sorry I'm not a twig that snaps easily.
    SalilaKhan SalilaKhan 18-21, F 10 Responses Dec 21, 2014

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    My Weight Loss Journey - Losing 100 Lbs. Will Set Me Free :o)

    I havenโ€™t always had weight problems. As a child I was very active and thin. In the fifth grade I had taken up the sport of basketball and joined a coed NJB Basketball Team. I happened to be the only girl on an all guy team. I was very competitive and was soon to be known on...
    TurboMommyOf3 TurboMommyOf3 31-35, F 6 Responses Sep 24, 2010

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    I'll need to change my lifestyle.

    I also need to change my diet. I need to consider what has sugar. I'm diabetic and need to lower my blood sugar. So I am going to have to consider my fitness and lose weight. One thing I need to start doing is doing a workout.
    gambler920 gambler920 51-55, M 2 Responses Apr 20, 2014

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    its pretty frustrating trying to lose weight

    with the festive season coming up..but i really need to lose weight, 120lbs to be exact...need to have a healthy 2015...
    rover112 rover112 22-25, M 3 Responses Dec 20, 2014

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    I need to lose weight!

    Im tired of being fat ๐Ÿ˜”
    shekilledit shekilledit 16-17, F 3 Responses Dec 15, 2014

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    Program That Helped Me Was Thin Within

    You just journal what you eat everyday.  Our stomachs have a fuel gauge in them just like the dashboard on a car.  If you become body aware, you can feel this gauge click when you've had enough to eat.  Our stomachs are about the size of our fist, so eating more of...
    moxiesurvivor moxiesurvivor 66-70, F 21 Responses Jun 9, 2007

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    nyikob nyikob 22-25, M Dec 20, 2014

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    Garfield Says, "I'm Not Overweight, Just Under Tall."

    My weight gain problem started after the birth of my first child, 11 years ago.  After Michael was born in 1996 I went back into my size 7 jeans.  I then followed my doctor's advice and went on the depo-provera shot.  I have not been the same since.  In as...
    strainedwife strainedwife 31-35, F 15 Responses Jan 22, 2008

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    Making Progress But Needed More Incentive...

    I know this is a copy from another experience group but both groups are about the same subject so I think this applies here too: I have been making some decent progress losing weight but I know in the past I would lose some and then gain some back, usually more than I lost. I am...
    ClarkInHouston ClarkInHouston 51-55, M 4 Responses Oct 4, 2010

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    You don't need to think about dieting anymore

    just switch your coffee, Garcinica cambogia infused coffee craze, take advantage of it, get healthy and start your New Life! I lost 35 pounds and I feel better than ever. Not trying to make money from anyone, but here is the link http://www.myjavita.com/javaheaven
    antney77 antney77 41-45, M Aug 22, 2014

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    A lot of people come to me saying they want to

    lose weight but don't know where to start... I was in your shoes 6 months ago. I ate too much. That bloated feeling was my new normal. My clothes didn't fit me right. I was overwhelmed with where to start. I knew change wasn't going to happen fast so I was dragging my feet. But...
    fearlessandfit fearlessandfit 22-25, F 1 Response Feb 11

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    I'm sitting here having a quiet bourbon

    and thinking damn everyday, you really got to lose this weight. I thought I was going to start a better diet and exercise months ago, never happened. So, maybe with the added public announcement of my intentions, I will have the extra kick up my arse to get me into gear. I...
    everydayisagoodone everydayisagoodone 31-35 2 Responses Sep 7, 2014

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    I need help losing weight,

    my freshman yr I was max 250 lbs. I dropped down to 175ish and it fluctuated between 175 and 180 for about 2 1/2 yrs. Now I weighed myself and I'm at 190 lbs, I need to go back down please help, I cant go back to how I was. Someone please give me some advice or if there is...
    musicmanK musicmanK 18-21, M Feb 16

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    I'm going back to the gym tomorrow,

    for the first time in 4 months. I also have an appt with a weight loss Dr on Tuesday. I'm excited but a little nervous. I'm wondering where to start in the gym, I want to do more than just walk on the tredmill tomorrow.. I know I can't out train a bad diet, but I am SUCH a...
    MzKtlyn MzKtlyn 26-30, F 1 Response Nov 16, 2014

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    Today is November 10 2014

    and I vow to my self to start my diet and lose weight, here are my goals ... Current Weight: 162 lbs of fat Goal Weight: 130 lbs of loveliness :) I want to lose 30 lbs in a month by only eating vegetables and working out on my bike a lot
    sadddd96 sadddd96 18-21, F 4 Responses Nov 11, 2014

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    Definitely do! I need to lead a healthier life

    style for my two kids, and need to look better to encourage the people who I work with, as I am in school to become a nurse! (:
    ModifiedMamaofTwo ModifiedMamaofTwo 18-21, F Nov 9, 2014

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    This 2014 I will make a change in my health no

    matter what I already have my plan together and I'm ready ๐Ÿ˜
    sisi19 sisi19 18-21, F 4 Responses Dec 31, 2013

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    I Need to Lose Weight!

    I really need to lose weight! I put on a lot of weight during the course of a 2 1/2 year relationship that I ended 5 months ago. I started losing some weight the first 2 months because I was heartbroken. Lately the last few months I have been really depressed and began craving...
    cmost cmost 36-40, F 53 Responses Apr 1, 2007

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    I Need to Lose Weight, But In a Way That Annoys.

    Annoying fact: I've always been a skinny person. Less annoying fact: However, after neglecting to move beyond what was required at work for a couple of years, and eating a diet of junk food, I found myself confounded to discover that I was now fat. Less annoying fact...
    TheTardyDodo TheTardyDodo 31-35, M 7 Responses Jun 7, 2007

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    I need to lose some weight.

    I can exercise a lot but dieting kills me. I'm not big but I want to achieve my dream body. ๐Ÿ’ƒ
    Tianaluvsyou Tianaluvsyou 16-17, F 2 Responses Jan 17

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    I need to lose 50lbs

    but with thanksgiving coming it's not happening
    ohno25 ohno25 41-45, M 1 Response Nov 22, 2014

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    Holiday Treats And The Thin Granny

    I was going to try to write a story here, all about fitness and self control, however, to be honest, the whole idea of foregoing my sensual attraction to warm gooey holiday treats feels aburd, life is too short to suffer like that. Besides, the fat fills in the wrinkles...
    hillbillycrone hillbillycrone 56-60, F 4 Responses Dec 7, 2011

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    RasinBoy RasinBoy 26-30, M 2 Responses Aug 12, 2014

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    I'm only 17 and I hate my body.

    I don't feel comfortable in my skin and I'm miserable all the time. Ive tried to exercise and watch what I eat but it doesn't help. A lot of people was asking if I was pregnant, its gotten to the point that I don't want to leave my house. Ive always been self conscious and...
    1brokenemo 1brokenemo 18-21, F 1 Response Feb 18, 2014

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    Time...

      Think i've said "i will lose weight!" and "diet!" WAY too many times now. *sigh* my willpower sucks. SO. Gym. Swimming. Healthy-er eating. Less eating. More walking. It will happen. I've done it before (sure i put the weight back one a year later...
    brokenalways brokenalways 18-21, F 2 Responses Sep 8, 2013

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    No Support

    How can I lose weight without the support of my family? My parents are the main cause of me being over weight. Yes, I like to eat cake and stuffโ€ฆ but they are the ones who provided it! My mom always teases me about my weight, but never helps. She is always like, "We need to...
    ISellCrackForTheCIA ISellCrackForTheCIA 18-21, F 9 Responses Apr 5, 2013

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    I don't want to lose weight to the point

    where I'm unhealthy, but I want to feel good about myself and more confident.
    xSadieGrohlx xSadieGrohlx 13-15, F 4 Responses Mar 4

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    I lost 7lbs in two weeks Just getting back

    into weight lifting ๐Ÿ’ž
    gorgeoushobo gorgeoushobo 16-17, F 1 Response Jun 28, 2014

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    My Story

    I sometimes compare myself to the character Precious from the book Push. Weight has always been an ongoing battle for me and I truly believed it has been a learned habit. I just remember that ever since I was a kid. My parents and my sisters would force me to eat everything. Not...
    misspoke misspoke 22-25 4 Responses Apr 5, 2013

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    I Never Thought I'd Battle The Bulge, I Am A Skinny Woman Stuck In A Big Body

    I haven't always had weight issues. As a youngster and far into my 20's I was considered above average looking with a models body. I could eat and eat and eat and NEVER gain a pound. After my children I found I would gain, but was able to lose quickly just in short periods...
    prettywomanNautumn prettywomanNautumn 51-55, F 5 Responses Jan 19, 2012

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    I don't need to lose weight.

    I'm 210lbs and 6'4". I lose and gain weight easily. Last summer I was 200lbs and went down to 180lbs. It amazes me how fast it is to lose and gain weight. But being a goal of mine to be a Viking this summer I shall get back to my 20 mile bike rides each day and only water to...
    ValhallaAwaits ValhallaAwaits 18-21, M 2 Responses Jan 9

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    Ashthewolf7601 Ashthewolf7601 13-15, F 9 Responses Jan 14

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    I'm 5'3 and I weigh 210lbs.

    I'm heavier then I ha be ever been and I'm not happy with myself. I'm really unhealthy and I want to lose weight and get healthier but I don't know where to start. Anyone have any suggestions?
    Heyitscait Heyitscait 18-21, F 2 Responses Nov 7, 2014

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    I Need Help.

    I'm 19, almost 20 and I weigh 250 pounds. I've been trying to diet, but I can never seem to stay with it. I don't really know where to start. I don't drink pop any more. I try not to eat sweets but its hard when I work at a cafe/bakery. I don't have time to go work out, I...
    bookworm92 bookworm92 18-21, F 10 Responses Mar 22, 2012

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    I need to lose weight i'm

    so ******* disgusting. I gained 10 lbs since summer. I hate myself & my body so much. HELP.
    860brunette 860brunette 13-15, F 2 Responses Mar 17

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    I have 36 pounds to go.

    It has been a bit easy for me to lose it since I started. Im not ashamed to say it since I know I am determined to lose it. Im happy that my food intake is very much in control. I can stay away from it easily. I don't want to be skinny. I still want to maintain my curvy figure...
    Elleshore81 Elleshore81 31-35, F 3 Responses Nov 8, 2014

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    I Want To Get Rid Of This Belly But Keep My Boobs...

    When I was in high school I thought I was fat. Now that I've been out of high school for almost 10 years, I've gained about 60 lbs. Most of it went to my belly, but some went to my boobs, which is ok, because mine are naturally larger anyway and what man doesn't love large boobs...
    goldi86 goldi86 26-30, F 3 Responses Dec 13, 2011

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    these hips and thighs

    and breasts are getting way too big. my man loves these curves, but I have to get these curves under control!! I really just wanna be healthy.
    chanee730 chanee730 22-25, F 1 Response Dec 13, 2014

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    Rebecca2112 Rebecca2112 22-25, F Oct 6, 2014

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    Why is everyone obsessed with not being happy

    with their weight? I'm very fat but am not at all dissatisfied with how I look. I like the way I look. I'm cute. I do need to lose some weight but not because I hate how I look but because being healthy is a good idea for everyone. I am totally not judgmental of overweight...
    SeaOfMonsters SeaOfMonsters 26-30, F 2 Responses Jul 29, 2014

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    Men & Weight

    Hi all, I am not fat, but rather a little overstuffed.  I'm still attractive, although my hubby says that I need to lose weight.  I should've known not to marry him when we were dating because he always said I was the heaviest girl he ever dated.  Well, if you...
    Cheleanne Cheleanne 66-70, F 55 Responses Jul 11, 2007

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    I have 55 days to lose 15 pounds.

    .. I need someone who can motivate me to workout!! Helllllppppp :) I'll love you forever. But seriously.
    hannahbbb hannahbbb 18-21, F 6 Responses Oct 15, 2014

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    If I don't lose weight then I won't be accepted

    in this world. I won't be considered beautiful or pretty until I'm super skinny enough. No one would really talk to me or want to be my friend because of the way I look. I would be judged all the time. I just know I have to look a certain way to be accepted in this world :(
    Ki123 Ki123 18-21, F 2 Responses Jun 26, 2014

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    most people here probably join the group cause

    they think they have to be skinny just like celebrities. everyone comes with flaws. just because your a little chubby doesn't mean something is wrong with you. just because people make fun of you because of your weight doesn't mean you need to change. if that's the fact loose 17...
    xxpawprintsxx xxpawprintsxx 16-17, F 1 Response Jan 9

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    Do you really need to loose weight?

    Your problem may be your mind and not your body. I remember always feeling โ€œfatโ€ in high school. I hated my body so much that I ran cross country and track (3 yrs.) just to try and be โ€œthinโ€ however I never felt thin. I remember my parents, friends and boyfriend at...
    KemiKill KemiKill 36-40, F 5 Responses Jan 9