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I Want to Lose 30 Pounds

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    Fattt

    i want to lose 30 lbs! I gained 60 lbs while pregnant, lost 50 then gained back 20!! So now i need to lose 30..id be happy losing 20 even!
    Christena911 Christena911 16-17, F 3 Responses Dec 10, 2007

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    I Want To Lose Weight

    my name is courtney and I'm 16. I'm a sophomore in high school and Ive been battling weight problems for about 10 years. Im not that active, but I can be. When I start a diet I stop. And I start an exercise program then stop. I think about improving my weight and health alot, but...
    froggycrtny froggycrtny 16-17, F 3 Responses Jan 7, 2011

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    To Start

    I can't go on a diet cold turkey.  I just can't.  I have to start gradually.  I also have difficulty with mood eating so this makes things very hard.  When I get sick or depressed or really stressed it is very hard to work up enough will power to not eat...
    auxarcs auxarcs 36-40, F 3 Responses Sep 1, 2007

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    Being Positive

    It's always hard to stay positive while trying to lose weight, especially when you hit that zone where you need to change things up. I have struggled with my weight problem since elementary school and I have never really had a problem with it until my last couple years in high...
    mag77523 mag77523 22-25, F 1 Response Sep 1, 2012

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    I'm 5'2" and weigh 160 pounds.

    I'm overweight by 20 lbs... I would like to lose 30 to be at my ideal weight. Let's lose weight together! :D
    OrchidLilacChrys OrchidLilacChrys 26-30, F Jun 1

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    The Magic Blue Pill

    so i set a goal of 30 pounds.......and i have hit 56 pounds! and i did it will Alli........ there is all this talk about its side effects..... i found once you realize that if you eat an *** load of fatty food you pass fat but thats it.... so if you are trying to lose weight...
    jeb1115 jeb1115 31-35, F Jan 25, 2008

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    Fattt

    i want to lose 30 lbs! I gained 60 lbs while pregnant, lost 50 then gained back 20!! So now i need to lose 30..id be happy losing 20 even!
    Christena911 Christena911 16-17, F Dec 10, 2007

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    I'm Trying Something New

    I read in a woman's world magazine that using super omega 3 vitamin supplements 3 times a day has many health benefits as well as helping in weight loss I bought 1000mg omega 3 fish oil supplements 4 days ago and my high blood pressure (unmedicated) has already started its...
    Panky Panky 36-40, F 2 Responses Dec 18, 2008

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    deleted deleted 26-30 May 13

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    I Did It

    i said i wanted to atleast lose 30....well i lost 79 pounds since july! i did it with a double dose of alli!!!!   all i can say is it works!
    jeb1115 jeb1115 31-35, F Apr 19, 2008

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    Can Some One Tell Me the Fool Proof Way?

    I have been in a wheelchair for 6months.my medication made me ill BUT I had no idea it was keeping my weight down. When I changed the tablets in sept slowly thw weight crept on now I am 30 pounds heavier.I wish I could get the magic ALLI in the UK not available. Legs still...
    missmadam missmadam 41-45, F 1 Response Apr 6, 2009

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    Goal Amount

    30 pounds is my goal weight loss because then I will have reached my ideal BMI. 17 :D
    brighteyed brighteyed 18-21, F 1 Response Dec 21, 2007

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    Fattt

    i want to lose 30 lbs! I gained 60 lbs while pregnant, lost 50 then gained back 20!! So now i need to lose 30..id be happy losing 20 even!
    Christena911 Christena911 16-17, F Dec 10, 2007

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    I'm Doing It 1lb At A Time

    I weigh too much (shocker!). So I'm working towards my goal, I'm not going to say what I weigh and what my actual weight goal is. Only one other person knows that. I lost 2lbs in the last week, you should only lose up to three so it's ok, it is bad that I want faster results? I...
    Buffy19 Buffy19 18-21, F 1 Response Feb 29, 2012

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    I want to drop 30 pounds!

    I will by counting my calories and eating healthier plus exercising... I will get it on!
    OrchidLilacChrys OrchidLilacChrys 26-30, F 1 Response Jun 1

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    I want to lose 30 pounds.

    I've recently started a new relationship and things are going really well. We love to hang out and are constantly eating and drinking. I feel this is preventing me from focussing on my weight loss journey... How do I find the right balance...?
    Seeker25 Seeker25 26-30, F Nov 9, 2014

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    I Did It!

    i lost my 30 pounds and another 51 on top of it. i used ALLI and it totally changed the way i eat....... and the way i think about what i put in my body! it was so easy....... i did it in 8 months!
    jeb1115 jeb1115 31-35, F 2 Responses Dec 17, 2008

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    Let's Talk About Getting On The Challenge!

    HEY GUYS! I just wanted to make a quick announcement about a 90 DAY CHALLENGE that I am extremely excited about. Its called The Body By Vi 90 day challenge and it has already worked for ME and MILLIONS of people across the country. This is North Americas #1 weight loss and...
    littleFITtaylor littleFITtaylor 22-25, F Feb 23, 2013

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    I'm a 5'10 male weighing 210 pounds.

    .. Id love to get back down to weighing 180 ..... Or less
    MrCutBleedSmile MrCutBleedSmile 18-21, M Jun 1

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    I'm 4"10 and I'm not fat.

    I'm actually pretty thin, but it weigh btwn 140-150 lbs! Wtf!?
    xxalicerosexx xxalicerosexx 16-17, F 3 Responses Sep 29, 2014

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    I Want to Lose 30 Pounds

    I don't eat a lot. I eat 2-3 meals a day and those meals are small. We don't have much food most of the time and we certainly don't have sodas, chips, etc.   I find on the rare occasion that i do get to go out to eat, I can only eat a 1/4 of my meal. So, why then am I 30...
    CrissyO CrissyO 26-30 5 Responses Jun 16, 2008

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    Lets Be Friends :-)

    I am 24 and all my life I have struggled with my weight. Ive been called that cubby girl or big girl, then they would say but you have a pretty face. Talk about feeling LOW and everytime I would look in the mirror, dont get me started. I just didnt feel attractive. Then I was...
    MsKenyaSteward MsKenyaSteward 26-30, F 1 Response Aug 8, 2013

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    Can Some One Tell Me the Fool Proof Way?

    I have been in a wheelchair for 6months.my medication made me ill BUT I had no idea it was keeping my weight down. When I changed the tablets in sept slowly thw weight crept on now I am 30 pounds heavier.I wish I could get the magic ALLI in the UK not available. Legs still...
    missmadam missmadam 41-45, F 2 Responses Apr 6, 2009

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    I've learned that I'm a stress eater.

    I seek comfort in food. I'm 5'7 and 235 lbs. I'd love to get back to 180 again.
    oncemoreuntothebreech oncemoreuntothebreech 36-40, M 1 Response Jun 1

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    We Can Do This! Help Is Always Helpful...

    When it is indeed help. I would love to have a weightloss buddy or even a few; one at least that I talk to daily.My ideal weightloss partner is ANY gender and sexual orientation, kind, noncompetitive, honest, needing/wanting to lose 30 to 100lbs (regardless of how over weight...
    GoldMishra GoldMishra 22-25, F 2 Responses Jul 7, 2012

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    societies ' idea of perfection really needs to change. I've been slightly overweight since like my 5th grade its my body structure i couldn't help until i got depressed of all the...
    manaremad manaremad 16-17, F 3 Responses 10 hrs ago

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    I didn't lose any weight this week, a first for me. I cheated more than usual this week because of parties and stuff but now I know I have a cheating limit! And at least I didn't...
    awaywego4 awaywego4 26-30, F 1 Response 10 hrs ago

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    I'm 5'2" and I weigh about 230. I'm about a size 18/20. I seriously don't know where to start. I would go running or on a bike around my neighborhood but it's not always a safe...
    hollywood1919 hollywood1919 22-25, F 3 Responses 15 hrs ago

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    A excuse to make it through another day of why I won't start living. Your family will reject you. You will never be able to face your work. You wont be able to handle the rejection...
    himnum1 himnum1 22-25, M 3 Responses 20 hrs ago

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    I want an older man to take it but I don't know how to ask someone :(
    DirtyDaisey DirtyDaisey 13-15, F 1 Response 21 hrs ago

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    I have always been a little heavy. I started out just as a big kid, but by my early teens I had started to become a little fat. I was active- did martial arts, played soccer, but...
    Reidsmokey Reidsmokey 18-21, F 2 Responses 22 hrs ago

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    I've been jogging every day for a little under a week so far. I've also been stretching more and I'm extremely pleased with how much more flexible I am already. I've also been...
    TeaspoonEm17 TeaspoonEm17 16-17, F 1 Response 2 days ago

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    Last year i was a little chubby (5''4 175 pounds) and it felt nice. I started gaining more and more. i felt great, i like the way my belly jiggled. I have kept gainng and now I...
    fatloverbigbelly fatloverbigbelly 13-15, F 1 Response 2 days ago

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    I have been trying to lose weight for about 5 years, I am currently 15 and I am 5'7 and weigh 181 I lost 16 pounds in the past 4 weeks from eating 300 calories or sometimes less. I...
    Toxicsoul Toxicsoul 18-21, F 1 Response 2 days ago

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    I'm trying to live this way. I've been counting my calories for about a month and 1/2 I've lost 23 lbs I'm super happy about this. The last 2 weeks I've been exercising aerobic...
    Slackergirl Slackergirl 31-35, F 3 Responses 3 days ago

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    I don't want to lose weight. I need to lose weight.
    puccipalace puccipalace 36-40, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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    A year and half ago I was 165, a bit heavy but fit. It was probably because I worked out two and half hours five days a week and was a vegetarian for a year. I just let myself go...
    xochi89 xochi89 18-21, F 2 Responses 4 days ago

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    Weighed myself a week early because I'm going to summer camp last minute and won't have access to a scale. I lost another 3 pounds, making my grand total loss 47.5 pounds. I also...
    PapaSun56 PapaSun56 18-21, M 1 Response 4 days ago

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    My name is Sue McKinley and this is my Thrive Experience:For the most part, I’ve been a secret Thriver for 2 months. I have shared with a few, but this is my first post on...
    MalissaSpain MalissaSpain 31-35, F 1 Response 5 days ago

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    I was 250 pounds and i lost 100 pounds and I got down to 150.. after my grandma passed away i went to food for support because no one exactly knew what I was going through.. I...
    Kaylaagirl Kaylaagirl 16-17, F 1 Response 5 days ago

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    I've gained 60 pounds but I'm still a little apprehensive about getting really fat. 12 months ago i was 100 pounds, now I'm 160. I'm 5"4 tall so I'm kinda average-ish chubby at the...
    annapumpkinfatty annapumpkinfatty 22-25, F 1 Response 6 days ago

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    I just want to share what has happen to me. I have tried everything but here is what has been working. Like most people a lot of things is a waste of time not until i found this...
    MalissaSpain MalissaSpain 31-35, F 1 Response