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I Want to Loose Weight Before He Comes Home From Deployment

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    My Best Friend, My Hero, My Man..

    In high school, I was always kinda the girl that just tagged along on other peoples dates.  The third wheel, the one that got asked to come along because she's our friend and who cares if she's single.  I cared more about my grades than anything else, getting far...
    kwillfahrt14 kwillfahrt14 18-21, F Aug 10, 2010

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    Do I Look Fat In This?

    When my soldier first left for this latest deployment, I wasn't sleeping, was hardly eating...as I made through the first few months, I then started using food as a substitute for him not being here to hold me, for the sex I wasn't having...I was about 125 lbs when he left and I...
    allynally allynally 31-35, F 1 Response May 21, 2009

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    He's Always Skinner Than Me Now!

    okay i am about to see my marine for the first time in 2.5 months and i swear it seems like everytime im about to go see him i gain like 5 pounds. i've started working out but i feel like i gain weight ( everyone says from muscle ) but i get so insecure, because everytime i see...
    alwaysandforever33006 alwaysandforever33006 18-21, F Apr 14, 2009

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    It Is Worth Fighting For...

    Hi all that I can inspire and welcome to all I can help! My name is Ashley, I am 29 years old. I have always since I was little been overweight. My family always has battled with weight issues. I have tried Weight Watchers, quick fixes working out with a trainer when I was...
    ashley275 ashley275 26-30, F 1 Response Jun 19, 2012

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    A Little Insecure

    Soo... before I got with my marine I was always into and with chubby guys.  Actually my last bf was over weight but his face was the cutest ever.  He recently left for Hawaii 2 weeks ago and about a week ago, I found that after I got out of work (I work 6am-2pm Mon...
    usmc08love usmc08love 18-21, F 1 Response Apr 13, 2009

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    Ladies! Ladies! There Is a Way!

    Ironically, I have the nintendo Wii for about 2 years now and really havent done with it what it's designed to do, as far as inter-active games. But they just came out with a work out program called, "EA Active." So I figured, why not? I dont have time to go...
    armyhasmyheart armyhasmyheart 26-30, F Jun 8, 2009

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    Determined!

    So my man left for Afganistan on the 16th...and it is devasting! One of the ways I have been feeling better is working out twice a day! I have to say I feel soooo good and it make s me feel good to know that I will hopefully look better than I ever have when he comes home! ...
    bhertz88 bhertz88 18-21 2 Responses Jan 28, 2009

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    Fed Up!!

     While sight seeing with my solider yesterday and taking a few pictures along the way, I realized how unflattering I looked in all of them. I know he loves me the way that I am and wouldn't expect me to change to satisify him or anything...I just can't belive he took a...
    emo5679 emo5679 31-35, F 6 Responses May 11, 2009

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    So Much Fat!!!

    I am trying to lose weight before he returns home.. I have 50 pounds to lose.. Yeah I am a hefty ol girl.. I am 5'5 and weigh *** ! So I want to weigh *** ! I have lost 20 pounds so far. So I am very proud of myself. He used to say that he is married to a...
    DogTagKindaGirl DogTagKindaGirl 22-25, F 4 Responses Jun 14, 2009

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    Help

    my husband just left for iraq on the 17th, i have had a hard time losing weigh sence i had my son 4 1/2 yrs ago. i need to lose 50-60 lbs. i am taking this time while he is gone to work on myself and lose the weight for me and for him, i work 6 days a week have my son and 2 out...
    kayceel kayceel 22-25, F 3 Responses Apr 25, 2009

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    IM Trying

    Ok so my husband is in Iraq and I have decided I want to lose at least 20 pounds. Well I have been doing ok until I get depressed and eat like crzy. ANy husband has told me that he has gained ten pounds already. I was so happy because he has been trying to gain weight since he...
    yungmilitarywifey yungmilitarywifey 18-21, F 6 Responses Jul 10, 2009

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    Ugg!!!!

    i was doing SOOOO good!!! i lost 20 pounds !!!! and then i moved and i think i gianed it all back plus !!! NOOOOOO WHY i have 4 months to lose it agian...gahhh i wanna be hot for him ...haha i know this is just a rant but you girlys know what i am saying right...
    novaj novaj 18-21, F 3 Responses Dec 18, 2009

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    Wanna Look Good 4 My Boo.

    Well my boo aint on deployment he is a bct... but i still am tryin hard 2 loose weight b4 he gets home.   been walkin 4 miles a day.... eatin lean cusines... i think i have lost 20 pds in a month..yay.  which is a good thing for me .... i have hypothyroidism..n i...
    patriciapowell79 patriciapowell79 26-30, F 1 Response Nov 8, 2009

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    What Really Worked And Keeps Working For Me!

    Hi! Im stephanie ,I gained 40 lbs over the past few mths and I knew that not only was I unhappy with my body but Im sure I was making everyone else unhappy! So after my boyfriend was deployed over seas a few weeks ago I decided I was going to lose the weight before he got back...
    stephstrube87 stephstrube87 22-25, F Dec 26, 2010

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    Pound For Pound

    My boyfriend just deployed to Iraq.  He claims that he'll be bored out of his mind over there, with nothing to do.  So he has decided that he wants to gain 25 pounds of muscle.  He knows I would like to lose some weight.  So he has challenged me to lose...
    zil620 zil620 26-30, F 3 Responses Jan 25, 2009

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    I want to loose weight but I need motivation!!!! I need to stop making excuses for evrything :( it's so hard though!! :,( ugh..
    Jackiechan19 Jackiechan19 18-21, F 1 Response 6 days ago

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    I need to loose weight and tone my legs and stomach. Is there any ways I can do this that's not going to a gym. Or any suggestion of the best exercise?:)
    MelissaJayne16 MelissaJayne16 16-17, F 2 Responses a week ago

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    I need to loose fat not weight. I freakin have moobs because every time I weight lift I eat a lot and profuse stubborn vet and belly fat!!! Ugh
    420blaze69 420blaze69 16-17, M a week ago

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    Ever since I had my daughter, I've been trying to get back into shape to feel good about my body again and to look good . When I was pregnant with her, I gained alot of pounds. I...
    caribbeanbabe808 caribbeanbabe808 13-15, F Jun 28

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    WHY DOES WEIGHT LOSS TAKE SO DAMN LONG. A WEEK AT THE GYM FEELS LIKE A YEAR, IT IS SO MUCH EFFORT WHY WAS I NOT BORN SKINNY
    maddieXxx maddieXxx 16-17, F 6 Responses Jul 5

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    middle aged man 6ft 260 pounds - in process of losing at steady rate - should i date now whilst obese/overweight or wait until i am in normal weight category as that way i would...
    leighman leighman 41-45 Jul 12

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    Last night my husband told me he was going to the gym for a couple of hours. This was at about 9 pm. Come 11:55pm I text him to find out if he was done so he could stop for milk...
    txhouswife42 txhouswife42 41-45, F 1 Response Jun 30

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    Recently, my teeth has become so sensitive to the point that I can't enjoy my food and beverages! I just started using your basic remedies: Asprin to numb the pain and using a...
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    I really want a stay at home job from my cell phone. Can anyone help?
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    I don't have an actual bookshelf, so I bought a huge bin. I figured I would never fill that thing up. But guess what? It's now overflowing. I have books crammed inside, on top of...
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    honestly, I really don't have a list. I do want to travel like everyone else and I do want to write a book. but I want to look back and simply but confidently say that I lived life...
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    These are things that are possible lol so it's not sad: 10. See a concert (yeah I haven't been to one yet lol) 9. Sing to a huge audience like Lizzie McGuire did 8. Fly a jet...
    GigiCoeli GigiCoeli 18-21, F 4 days ago

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    I WANT ALL MEMBERS OF THE JIMMY SAVILLE APPRECIATION SOCIETY BANNED FROM EP THESE SICK FREAKS NEED LOCKING UP THEY ARE NUTS DONT EVER CONTACT ME YOU CAN GET STUFFED AS MYLEENE...
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    So I watched the new transformers and I have to say definitely loved it:3 have to say it kind of dragged on:/ still awesome tho:)
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    My wife greeted me giving me a back massage. so blessed to have a wife I don't deserve.
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    I don't really have enough room in my bedroom to hold my books.. So it would be a lot better to have a library in my room! Maybe I can build my own house someday, and that it could...
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    Well. I thought I had video to post.....where'd it go?!
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    My favorite book when I was a child believe it or not was the bible. I was already reading it by the age of around six or seven. I'm not sure if I understood it but I loved the...
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    Any Texans out there? Houston area myself .. Just curious.
    lillyclaire lillyclaire 41-45, F 9 Responses Jun 30

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    Are there any southerners on here?
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    The Enid Blyton series were my absolute faves. They fascinated me so much especially the english. I grew up in the Philippines, and the english in these books were so proper I don...
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    I was thinking to day, hmmm what would our circle of friends like to see in our pictures folder. So since my wife owes me a massive late birthday present i was thinking there'd be...
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    I had everything In a true love story anybody could ask for. I met a sailor 4 yrs ago. He and I connect two weeks into getting to know each other we became a couple. He lived in...
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    Last week marked a new chapter in my relationship with one of the two men I mentioned. I was walking home from a trip to the supermarket, when one of the men, Mody, came out of his...
    mrs36lori mrs36lori 31-35 2 Responses Jul 14

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    hey im just wondering if there is any food suppressant that really works? i just need it for me to help loose weight. i really need to lose some weight can you help me what food...
    queenreyy queenreyy 18-21, F 1 hr ago

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    Losing weight is a journey. Some people can do it alone, some people need motivation and some people need people or coach to help them. For me, I need all these three things to...
    widestorm widestorm 26-30, M 2 Responses 1 day ago

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    Hi my names Alex. I'm 18 years old and weigh about 70kg or 154lbs. I'd really like to loose some weight as I'm so self conscious about my body and I also don't feel comfortable...
    Darkchild96 Darkchild96 18-21, M Jul 13

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    Hi my names Alex. I'm 18 years old and weigh about 70kg or 154lbs. I'd really like to loose some weight as I'm so self conscious about my body and I also don't feel comfortable...
    Darkchild96 Darkchild96 18-21, M 6 Responses Jul 13

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    I have a sister who is slightly chubby, she is conforming to pressures of thin and beautiful, and at 11 years old, never leaves the house without a swimsuit on to give herself a...
    NiaomiW NiaomiW 18-21, F 2 Responses Jul 14

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    There really is nothing like running to make you feel refreshed and help clear your mind. Even if you think you can't run for long, start by running half a mile then stop. After a...
    magdal magdal 22-25, F 1 Response 10 hrs ago

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