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I Want to Be Healthy

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    I love to eat kippered herring.

    The people I work with can't stand the smell but I rather enjoy it. At only 81 calories, Polar Kipper Snacks has zero grams of sugar, zero carbs, zero Trans Fat, and 7 grams of Protein. I don't work for Polar. They're just a little less money and I think they taste better. I...
    RockingTheCarhartts RockingTheCarhartts 41-45, M Jan 22

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    Body Fat And Weight For A 13 Turning 14

    I have very large clothes for a girl at my age. I fit xL and xxL in shirts for stores that are for 'small people'. In jeans I fit 12 -14 in jeans and for fit girl I have to go 5 sizes up. So ever since I was 11 I noticed that I was different from the other girls, they had no...
    ChristynK ChristynK 13-15, F Aug 20, 2013

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    I love feeling confident health wise.

    I love to look at my self a see muscles and tan skin. I love being attractive and hate to look unattractive being ignored by other women. Looking great is key for me
    Nothingbutlove1 Nothingbutlove1 41-45, M 1 Response Jan 4

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    One Step At a Time

    I've always been over weight, and I smoked.  I couldn't exercise because I couldn't breathe, and I thought quitting smoking was out of the question.  But after 30 years of two packs a day I finally quit.  Now two years later and 40 pounds heavier I now know I need...
    smwidow smwidow 46-50 1 Response May 13, 2009

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    Once Im old Enough Ill Be Able To Fix My Health.

    I stopped by Ms Molle's.. She's mostly disliked by kids so she always has time for me. Mrs Edwards is pregnant and i feel like i used up all my help credits last year. Ms Molle told me ms Edwards misses me and that i should never feel that way. I was laying in Ms Molles class...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Dec 3, 2013

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    Finally Made I!

    I am a hyprtcontriac and I tnk something is wrong with me all the time. I have  found out that I am perfectly healthy and I thank God for having that knowledge. I am very grateful for everyday. EVERYDAY IS A BLESSING!, I am one of the laziest people around and yet I find my...
    firestarterfairy firestarterfairy 22-25, F Sep 4, 2008

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    The Not Normal News

    There’s something Marcel Proust wrote that’s been flashing into my head lately : “Everything great in the world comes from neurotics. They alone have founded our religions and composed our masterpieces.” There’s just enough French in me that this makes sense...
    JavaBabe JavaBabe 26-30, F 4 Responses Jul 18, 2013

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    Getting healthier has gotten me to appreciate

    better things. My day used to consist of Energy Drinks, processed vending machine sandwiches, chips, beer, and colas. Now, I'm starting to appreciate things I've never done consistently. Like egg white omelette's with al dente baby spinach, green onions, red pepper, feta, and...
    RockingTheCarhartts RockingTheCarhartts 41-45, M Jan 18

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    Health Vs Wealth

    Rani was the eldest of the four children. Her mother’s health was fainting with asthma. Following her mother’s illness her father had gone in search of a job to another city, but had never returned. The responsibility of the family fell on Rani’s little shoulders. The...
    Rockyjones001 Rockyjones001 26-30, M 6 Responses Mar 6, 2013

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    Kick Your Soda Habit With Phix Energy!

    Soda. It has become the four-letter word of beverages. Of all the drinks on the market, soda probably has the worst reputation -- and rightfully so! Science and medical research point their collective finger at soda, and blame it for everything from diabetes to tooth decay...
    goldenmoments goldenmoments 26-30 2 Responses Apr 21, 2009

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    Juice!

    I am going to buy a Juicer and start to just juice everything. Vegetables, fruits, and anything else I look up that is good to juice. I hear that it is good to clean out your body, lose weight, and it makes you even have more energy. I am over weight and my friend said he tried...
    Looda18 Looda18 18-21, F 1 Response Apr 2, 2012

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    Being Healthy Takes Effort, Knowledge And Patience...

    I may be relatively healthy compared to many people who live daily with painful conditions and dis-eases of the body, mind and spirit. I have to constanty remind myself as well, to practice what I preach, as a Licensed Massage Therapist. I've had various symptoms that I cannot...
    Kayb2uall Kayb2uall 56-60 2 Responses Aug 26, 2010

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    A Warning To All Women!!! Please Read!!!

    Ladies always listen to your gut when it comes to your health. You know best. Two months ago, I reported something suspicious to my family doctor. I basically had unusual breast pain with sharp intense pangs in my left breast.  My breast was also swollen and felt very active...
    lagatta lagatta 41-45, F 7 Responses Nov 24, 2012

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    I've always felt that Paleo eating would work

    for me but I'm actually doing it properly now and after the last few days I have had more energy than I can remember ever having. Yesterday I ran for half an hour and didnt even feel tired or puffed and thats never happened. I've never really dieted before so I can really feel...
    xSCARx xSCARx 26-30, F Mar 26

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    I Literally Have A Big Heart.

    I have mitral valve prolapse caused by rheumatic fever. I contracted rheumatic fever when I was very young, around 3 years old after I had strep throat. I was very sick for years as a child. My heart was enlarged and I was under weight. I had fainting spells because my heart was...
    Jocastacocoa Jocastacocoa 31-35, F Oct 17, 2013

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    Spring Clean Up (mind/body/soul)

    Hello everyone! I'd like to share some resolutions with you, if I may. I feel that if I do this, it would help me stay on track. I'd also like to document my progress here. It's not just smoking, although that's my number one goal!   I'm a 23 year old female, full time...
    evusenok evusenok 22-25 Mar 19, 2012

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    So I Have These Really Acute Pains In My...

    So I have been having these realy acute pains in both my kidneys. Painful in my lower back two inner lower rear torso ...kidney areas. I suspect foul play. I'm pissed...and have a good idea who. I lay awake dreaming of ways to kill and avenge...but then i reason that revenge...
    1LOSER 1LOSER 31-35, M Aug 24, 2013

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    I Wonder

     you know, i imagine it takes a LOT of time to become a truly healthy person, and STAY that way. i wonder where people get the energy to eat healthy, yet interesting meals, go for their daily jog (or other exercise), also remembering to do a little strength training, have a...
    starloree starloree 26-30, F 3 Responses May 13, 2009

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    I'm totally inspired by a couple of my friends

    on here and a few of my friends offline who have succeeded to get healthy, and monday is a good a day as any to start. This is my year :)
    xSCARx xSCARx 26-30, F 2 Responses Mar 23

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    celenasahbi celenasahbi 18-21, F Jul 14, 2013

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    Anyone got some tips to be healthy ?

    P.s my family is not helthy :)
    cheeringforlife20 cheeringforlife20 13-15, F 1 Response Apr 10

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    Need Kidney O+

    We need kidney O+ group in Odisha, India, Pls contact +918170013588
    dashgind dashgind 31-35, M Sep 12, 2013

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    My Summer Goals

    1. Slowly build up my endurance and start running again. 2. Swimming! 3. Try to do yoga again, despite fibromyalgia. 4. Focus on improving my health, NOT losing weight.
    SpiritOfTheRabbit SpiritOfTheRabbit 31-35, F 4 Responses Feb 23, 2013

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    Going Crazy From Stress Incontinence

    I think I'm going crazy, I was taking Amoxcillin for a tooth - root canal - infection and the Doctor prescribed it. I mis-read the directions for the dosage so I was taking 3 at a time, instead of 3 doses daily. After about a week I ended up with intestinal & bowel problems. So...
    Mcgregor117 Mcgregor117 18-21, M 1 Response Nov 7, 2013

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    Wish I Liked Salad

    My diet is appalling. I eat ******, stodgy food all the time and very rarely eat fruit and vegetables. I bought a running machine last year and think I've used it once. I need to sort my life out because i always feel like crap. AND i smoke. terrible!!
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Jan 30, 2009

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    Healthy And Informed~

    Whether you do, or do not go for organic food, you will be pleased with this very informative website.  Over the last couple years the contributors to this site have opened my eyes to many things going on in the food industry.  If you want to be Healthy- be Healthy AND Informed...
    gotsalsa gotsalsa 41-45, M 3 Responses Mar 8, 2012

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    maine1stretcher maine1stretcher 61-65, M Dec 1, 2013

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    Throwing Away All My Excuses

    Over the years I have found one reason or another to lie to myself and say that I could not workout, eat right, stop smoking, or lose weight. So here is my list of reasons that I will not use anymore. I am tired of hiding because I am ashamed of how I look when the truth be told...
    Mellee Mellee 31-35, F 2 Responses Oct 13, 2009

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    I miss eating healthy

    and working out while feeling great about myself. Now I don't even work out anymore. I make up too many excuses that I don't even know how to get back on track. I see everyone working out and going to the gym all the time while I do nothing. The main issue with me is eating...
    andreaespe andreaespe 18-21, F 1 Response Feb 20

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    Relative Health

    so right now ive been eating mcdonalds thickburger combos for the past week and im getting thinner, not by much but i mean you can see veins on my arms and stuff. before i was eating like fruits and cooking chicken and taking protein shakes. no differents whatsoever, just matter...
    nobody2 nobody2 31-35 Nov 6, 2009

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    We Are A Product Of The Choices We Make

    Every day we are bombarded with choices. What to wear, what to eat, where to go. We usually chose our career field. We chose our spouse. We chose where we will live, what house to buy, what car to drive. Each choice is another step that ultimately defines who we are. Some choices...
    ilovedisneysothere ilovedisneysothere 36-40, F 1 Response Oct 24, 2010

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    How To Be Slow, Ineffective, And Cause Needless Pain And Suffering

    "How do I work with anxiety about social situations? How do I work with someone who is having trouble getting over a breakup? How about nail biting? Smoking? Phobias? I think those questions lead us in a not-so-useful direction. I understand why people ask them though… The...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Jun 12, 2013

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    I am 14 years old, 5'4"

    and 125-130 lbs. I am not fat at all, although on certain days I view myself as overweight. I would be okay with my weight if it was from muscle instead of fat. My sister told me that if you are able to pinch more than two inches of fat, then you are overweight and need to lose...
    Exoplanet12 Exoplanet12 13-15, F Dec 8, 2013

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    Last year I got some weird sickness

    and missed 4 months of school then I went into chronic fatigue and missed even more school... Then this year I got mono, a stomach ulcer, and a problem with my esophagus . I'm in love with sports and athletic stuff. With my health problems I can't do anything physical. It's the...
    sammylynn333 sammylynn333 16-17, F 1 Response Mar 26

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    How A Shot Of Wheatgrass Can Be A Powerful Health Supplement

    Wheatgrass shots are being advertised in almost every health store and juice bars. If you’re wondering why grass is being marketed by so many food establishments, then read on. Wheatgrass is widely considered as one of the most potent and healthiest substances known to man, but...
    FreddaB FreddaB 61-65, F Sep 11, 2013

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    Oh my gosh! I'm so excited!

    I went to Walmart and got fruits, juice, vegetables and some other healthy things and my friend and I are trying a diet plan (I will post it if it works!) but it's got a list of foods for me to eat but it's supposed to help me lose 7-10 pounds in a week :) I'm super happy that...
    brooklyn18 brooklyn18 16-17, F 3 Responses 2 days ago

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    There's nothing like a good old fart,

    you know the one where it really stinks and you blame it on some one else and get away with it!
    phillsproject phillsproject 36-40, M Jan 1

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    That's All

    I want to be healthy, that's all. I was looking at the groups I belonged to & one of my top experiences was I Want To Be Skinny. Well, I've changed my mind. I don't want to be skinny. I want to be fit & healthy. I don't want to see all my bones. I don't want to look...
    deleted deleted 26-30 2 Responses Jan 18, 2008

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    I'm terrified of growing old

    and being unhealthy but not having the energy to fix it. So I want to be healthy now, at a young age.
    scarynipple scarynipple 16-17, F 1 Response Jan 4

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    I Think

    I think I am truly healthy. There is always though still that though in the back of my mind that somthing is wrong. I am what some people call a Hypercondracte.  I dont get blood work done unless I feel really bad. I just dont think I am just to feeling lol Human.
    firestarterfairy firestarterfairy 22-25, F Feb 28, 2008

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    My Desent In To "Madness"

    I had the perfect life. Nice house, great job and a great fiancé and family. Then All of a sudden the rug seemed to have been pulled out from under me. I had to find a new job due to redundancy and my fiancé left me all at the same time. I fought hard to put my life back on...
    Carrzy1982 Carrzy1982 31-35, M Aug 4, 2013

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    Too Fat Too Shame

    too fat too shame. Hard to communicate with people
    regdog regdog 31-35 Aug 29, 2013

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    At Least I'm Not Smoking

      I want to be healthy again. I really do! Back when I was thinner       and smoking, I felt better than I do now. I was exercising 3 - 5 days a week, eating quite a bit healthier and just felt great! I've lost motivation in the past four years. I...
    silvermystics silvermystics 51-55, F 2 Responses May 15, 2009

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    2 Months Down 24lbs Gone

    Yes! 24 lbs gone! I can't believe how much weight that is until I look down and can see more of my lap! Or even better, my belly doesn't stick out farther than my chest. I can climb stairs without becoming winded, fasten my seatbelt without moving to the side so my butt doesn...
    tdgill tdgill 41-45, F Jul 10, 2013

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    arees1990 arees1990 22-25, M Jan 13

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    Man moobs -.- the worst thing

    that could happen to anyone ....
    akisNick akisNick 18-21, M Dec 29, 2013

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    I'm Pretty Healthy

    There are a few things I could do better.  However, I quit smoking, stopped taking all those meds and cut back on the drinking.  I've always eaten pretty healthy and I drink a ton of water.  I need to get more active though.
    snugglebunny156 snugglebunny156 31-35, F 1 Response May 25, 2008

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    Here'S My Story

    I am a 24 year old woman. I had been healthy most of life until about the past three years. I started gaining weight suddenly with no explanation as soon as I noticed I started trying harder to stop it. I switched to whole grains. started eating more veggies and cut out fast...
    paintgirl89 paintgirl89 22-25, F Oct 1, 2013

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    I Want to Try T...

    I want to try to be more healthy,  so by doing this i've cut right the way down on my fat intake in my food, i don't eat as much chips, crisps, or the take away meals as i used too, i try and dry fry, microwave and grill as often as i can. Now i mainly eat salads, pastas...
    welshbabe welshbabe 46-50, F May 14, 2009

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    Heart Surgery Next Week

    So I'm having heart surgery next tues and I'm pretty nervous about it. My dr. says that everything will be fine b/c i'm young and otherwise pretty healthy. But, the thought of his sawing through my chest is scary as hell. I'm having a valve replacement and I've watched the...
    Jocastacocoa Jocastacocoa 31-35, F 2 Responses Nov 21, 2013

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    Related Experiences

    Fourth grade I was sitting watching a walk for breast cancer commercial when I turn to my mom and ask do you know anyone with cancer, she goes yeah I do. At the time I was like...
    dordor123 dordor123 13-15, F 1 Response Mar 31

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    Website: www.cefood.org Your Fat burning foods and healthy nutrition guide. Discover the most upto date information about nutrition and healthy living. Let our experts guide you...
    cefood10 cefood10 22-25, M 6 days ago

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    I've decided that I was going to start eating healthy and start loosing weight for good. about a week ago i started. i did good for a week but then I ran out of food. so I couldn"t...
    blackpepperfox blackpepperfox 16-17, F a week ago

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    I've decided that I was going to start eating healthy and start loosing weight for good. about a week ago i started. i did good for a week but then I ran out of food. so I couldn"t...
    blackpepperfox blackpepperfox 16-17, F a week ago

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    I've decided that I was going to start eating healthy and start loosing weight for good. about a week ago i started. i did good for a week but then I ran out of food. so I couldn"t...
    blackpepperfox blackpepperfox 16-17, F 1 Response a week ago

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    After my longest relationship of 10 years, I've gained so much. I was in a domestic relationship which affected my plans and goals to maintain a healthy weight. Now, I know I can...
    leimomo leimomo 26-30, F 4 Responses 1 day ago

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