I Want to Get Into Better Shape

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 268 People

    Out of the Army

    When I got out of the Army I just let myself go.  I gained a lot of weight which most of it I have lost now and still want to get back down to 140 pounds which with being 5' 7" and big boned makes me look like a skeleton.  But as I am losing the weight I am still...
    rondat rondat
    41-45, F
    6 Responses Dec 16, 2007

    I'm working on it a little every day.

    As long as I can keep my butt, hips and thighs. I'm fine. I don't need large boobs.
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    May 27, 2015

    I'm not really good at gaining weight,

    ik for most people it's the other way around but I'm so scrawny , I wanna build muscle... I look okay in clothes but in shorts or skirts... Nah.. But I'm gonna build my confidence , every little choice throughout the day matters. Fit > skinny.
    askew21913 askew21913
    16-17, F
    1 Response Mar 2, 2014
    BurningFist BurningFist
    22-25, M
    Dec 31, 2015

    When I was 14 I exercised a lot

    and lost around 2 stone, I felt more confident and love the feeling I got from exercising. It didn't last for long as I suffered from deep depression and put most of it back on. I then have had some physical injuries which pull me down. So after loads of short diets I feel a lot...
    lovetodraw19 lovetodraw19
    22-25, F
    Nov 18, 2014
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    Mar 29

    Recently my primary family has been very tense

    with one-another particularly my uncle with my grandma and my sister. Yesterday my uncle and I went to the gym. We worked some cardio for a half hour then worked our upper body for a while. Afterwards we went out and had some chicken teriyaki, it was a good bonding moment with...
    BurningFist BurningFist
    22-25, M
    Jan 6

    I Am Very Active, But Want to Stretch Myself

    I am in fairly good shape and work out regularly. I am very active as well...I hate to sit still. I just think it would be fun to push myself a little and just see what I could actually accomplish. I am going to have a birthday in a couple of months (10 weeks). I am going to...
    lainee lainee
    46-50, F
    4 Responses Nov 5, 2007

    So Ready

    It's actually frustrating, because I've BEEN there--I used to be a great swimmer, but over the last 2 or 3 years I've let myself go and have put on maybe 30+ extra pounds. I just don't feel my best ever, anymore. I want that old feeling back, of feeling really proud of myself...
    WaterGirlD WaterGirlD
    26-30, F
    1 Response Jun 16, 2012

    Yep

    I think running is the most boring thing ever, but I still run three miles two or three times a week, because I enjoy the benefits.  If I keep running then I can afford to eat all that ice cream I love to eat.
    SomeguyinUT SomeguyinUT
    31-35
    Oct 21, 2008

    Afternoon Nap

      I have only walked about 6 miles today but I’m feeling a tad stiff. One of my favourite ways to spend my free time is a trip to Liverpool and a walk round the Tate and Walker (no pun intended) art galleries. Today I thought as the sun was shining I would walk to the...
    Vulcan45 Vulcan45
    46-50, M
    3 Responses Jul 15, 2009

    How do you want to Hammer

    and Chisel your Transformation before the end of the year?
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    Nov 8, 2015

    New

    if anyone is interested in a facebook group for this topic. https://www.facebook.com/groups/208413302610269/?bookmark_t=group
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    May 8, 2012

    I've always been bigger

    when I was in forth grade the first year I came to the school I am in now I was short and fat and I ate a lot of food and junk food but then fifth grade came along and I got a growth spurt I was like a foot or so taller and I slimmed down a lot because of the extra room to store...
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    Mar 8

    Question

    How does someone on estrogen, with arthritis developing in thier left wrist and right shoulder, who works 6-8 hours a day and commutes for 2+ as well, and who does not have the money for a gym membership, get into good shape?
    AngelaDark AngelaDark
    31-35, F
    4 Responses Nov 5, 2008

    I Want A Workout Buddy.

    I just started working out (again!). This time I really am planning to stick with it. I don't have much of an option cause a lot of my clothes are starting not to fit, so it's either lose some weight or get a new wardrobe. I want an ep workout buddy. Someone who can help keep...
    TerriTerrific TerriTerrific
    22-25, F
    2 Responses Nov 10, 2013

    I Don't Like My Body

    I don't think I ever will, but I'd like to at least be in decent shape. I look after myself pretty well I guess, I just don't exercise enough, and when I do it's msotly working my legs or arms, i need yto target my belly a lot more
    AngelaDark AngelaDark
    31-35, F
    5 Responses Nov 29, 2007

    Every time I get into the groove of working out

    something comes along and I stop :(
    jojokarel jojokarel
    26-30, F
    1 Response Oct 30, 2014

    Of Course

    I weigh over 800lbs. I am bedridden dependent on someone else for everything. Of course I want to lose weight
    McGamefamily McGamefamily
    36-40
    May 5, 2012
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