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I Want to Lose 40 Lbs

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    Up And Down And Up And Down And Up And Down...

    I gained 45 months in two months. Maybe a mixture of pills and therapy but i took a big self esteem kick and it doesnt help that im bulemia/anorexic because i will just take it out on myself in some ways. iv lost about ten now...took months but its going slowly...sometimes...
    jgraleigh jgraleigh 18-21, F 3 Responses Dec 19, 2009

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    I Lost 125lbs And Here Is How!

    I've finally found something to help me lose weight! It is called body by vi. My cousin Tina Ealy who recently joined called me up and told me to create a profile on here and explain what body by vi is and how it helped me to lose weight! Well for starters I am 5'10 and I weigh...
    VIVictoriousOne VIVictoriousOne 31-35, F Oct 1, 2012

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    Finding The Answer To Weight Loss

    Losing weight is one of the hardest things in life to do. You don't know how tough it is to lose weight until you have tried and failed, tried again and failed again, tried again and have given up, tried again and failed again, etc. The cycle keeps going until you give completely...
    time4xyng time4xyng 41-45, F Jun 9, 2012

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    Finding The Answer To Weight Loss

    Losing weight is one of the hardest things in life to do. You don't know how tough it is to lose weight until you have tried and failed, tried again and failed again, tried again and have given up, tried again and failed again, etc. The cycle keeps going until you give completely...
    time4xyng time4xyng 41-45, F 1 Response Jun 9, 2012

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    I Will Do It!

    I have lost 34+ pounds since August and I am so thrilled I am going to lose 20 more because it feels to good and I have love how I feel without those lbs hanging around
    deleted767 deleted767 46-50 3 Responses Nov 11, 2008

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    Do I Have to Leave Now?

    My weight is going, going but not quite gone.  I have now lost 47 lbs since August YAY! The main reason that I haven't stopped is that I keep blowing past my goal. I am now 11 lbs below my original goal that I set in August. I am only 8 lbs above my second goal but now...
    deleted767 deleted767 46-50 4 Responses Dec 14, 2008

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    I've always had no confidence and low self esteem because my whole life I have been told that I'm fat and need to lose weight when in reality I was actually at a healthy weight all...
    Thatonegreyeyedgirl Thatonegreyeyedgirl 18-21, F 1 Response 13 hrs ago

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    When I started my "weight loss journey" my motivation was: Either gain 10 lbs a year, or lose 10 lbs a year. It's been less than 2 months and I've lost 16 lbs. just from working...
    Scal92 Scal92 22-25, F 1 Response 18 hrs ago

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    I'm 13 and weigh 100 pounds and I want to lose 20 pounds to be 80 is that good
    timegeek timegeek 13-15, F 2 Responses 53 mins ago

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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...
    fearlessandfit fearlessandfit 18-21, F Feb 11

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    I weighted 150 last year.... I already had to work on weight loss. My doctor gave me medication for my back pain. Naprosyn and Lyrica. You see a lot of advertisement on TV about...
    EarlPhantomhive EarlPhantomhive 18-21, F 2 Responses Feb 15

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    I gained about 80lbs since August due to PCOS and I don't have a clue how to loose this Any and all advice would be great!!!! I am already on a 1200 cal high protein low carb...
    lu7998 lu7998 31-35, F 4 Responses Feb 17

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    I am 110 lbs , can someone please help me out ? I need to lose 10 lbs idk how .
    Helplesslittleana Helplesslittleana 16-17, F 5 Responses Feb 17

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    I'm down 10 lbs since January 9th!!! I'm now at 265 lbs. I have a loooong way to go but I AM going to do it. My clothes are fitting better, my energy level has spiked, I'm happier...
    Scal92 Scal92 22-25, F 22 Responses Jan 27

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    I have a slender body type, but over the last few years I put on some weight, partly because of my depression and partly because I changed jobs and my activity level plummeted. I'm...
    CDragontamer CDragontamer 31-35, T 2 Responses Feb 17

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    I'm 15,5'2, 110 lbs and I really need a buddy ! I need to lose 10 lbs really bad and when I need help on controlling my eating , someone please help !!!
    Helplesslittleana Helplesslittleana 16-17, F 6 Responses Feb 17

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    To the women out there: How much do you gain before and during your period? I've recently started losing weight and weighing myself. The day before my period my weight jumped up 4...
    Scal92 Scal92 22-25, F 4 Responses Feb 18

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    HELP, I'm 5'5" and 127 lbs. I wanna lose weight but NOT in healthy way. I tried it and it did not work! How many calories/day do I have to eat to lose weight in days? I don't mind...
    verave verave 13-15, F 6 Responses a week ago

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    I really want to lose weight. I lost 50 lbs two years ago and kept it off. but it came back in 3 months. I know exercise is needed. I simply dont have the money to buy healthy so...
    neverlandscars neverlandscars 18-21, F 3 Responses Feb 7

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    Sometimes it's a goal of mine, other times it's not. My sleeping pattern is an example of when I would not like to lose track of time: Check the clock--10:30 PM. "Ah, plenty of...
    lovelywarpedlemon lovelywarpedlemon 18-21, F 16 hrs ago

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    I gotta lose weight šŸ˜‚ 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...
    Kitty1515 Kitty1515 22-25, F 2 Responses Jan 30

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    who wants to lose 10-15 lbs in the next month and keep it off and join in a challenge with others doing the same thing? respond below!
    DesiMarie1104 DesiMarie1104 31-35, F 10 Responses Feb 14

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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...
    musicmanK musicmanK 16-17, M 1 Response Feb 16

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    Hi, I can't stop to lose weight. I have this person in my head who judges me every time I eat unhealthy. I'm 5'8, I weigh 125 or 56 kg. My recent BMI tells me that I am underweight...
    5lorenz 5lorenz 18-21, F 1 Response 14 hrs ago

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    I bought more thin clothes than ever to motivate myself...they should be coming today...dresses, tops, bottoms, etc. However I purchased these before the war with my fake Mother...
    ONESTARRYSTARRYNIGHT ONESTARRYSTARRYNIGHT 26-30, F 2 Responses Jan 28

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    I am good at losing weight. What I'm not good at is keeping it off. I've lost and gained the same 15-20 pounds about 4 times. I'm determined to make this the final time and learn...
    lynnieruns lynnieruns 41-45, F 3 Responses Feb 2

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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...
    fearlessandfit fearlessandfit 18-21, F Feb 11

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    I am starting a Fitness journey my goal is to lose 40-50 lbs. starting on Sunday (since tomorrow is Valentine's) I am going to be doing the vegetarian diet challenge YAYYY!!! I am...
    SUNDAELee SUNDAELee 18-21, F 2 Responses Feb 13

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    "The difference between an ordinary life and an extraordinary life is only a matter of perspective. Pull the blinds. Look around you. It is a mad, mad world and you do not require...
    DropsofJupiter1 DropsofJupiter1 18-21, F 7 Responses 13 hrs ago

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    theres no such thing as real friends........guys dont like haginng around with me,,,,girls see me as nothing,,,just a loser,,,ever since i made my fb page when i was 18 tons and...
    fireeyesofthephoenix fireeyesofthephoenix 22-25, M 6 Responses 8 hrs ago

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    I'm skinny, but recently I've been gaining weight due to eating unhealthy stuff and eating a lot due to stress. I recently visited my older sister and she slapped me on my thighs...
    laubrown1 laubrown1 18-21, F 16 mins ago

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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...
    fearlessandfit fearlessandfit 18-21, F 3 Responses Feb 11

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    Time to buckle down and buckle down hard! I gained a few lbs, part of it could be fluid. You know how that goes for us ladies once a month. Nevertheless I have cheated for the past...
    WickedlilAngel WickedlilAngel 31-35, F 1 Response Jan 26

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    It's been exactly a week and I've lost 8 lbs! I'm so excited to see how next week goes! :) wish me luck!
    Smalltowngirl15 Smalltowngirl15 18-21, F 2 Responses Jan 26

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    I bought some sexy lingerie to wear for my husband and I put it on and all I could see is how fat I am. Ever since I've had my second child I've tried everything to lose the weight...
    kayroxyoursox kayroxyoursox 26-30, F 4 Responses Feb 14

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    I'm 5'4" 165 lbs. I'm a juvenile diabetic. I just started eating right and exercising. Wish me luck! My goal weight is 130
    mrs007 mrs007 18-21, F 2 Responses Feb 17

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    Fell off the band wagon recently since quitting smoking. I've had pizza too often, at least 3 bags of chips in the last 2 weeks and about 8 donuts in the last 5 days. Lacking in...
    TheLionGod TheLionGod 36-40, M 3 Responses 6 days ago

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    15 lbs down!!!! I'm so excited!
    Scal92 Scal92 22-25, F 5 Responses 5 days ago

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    I am immobile and if I would double my weight, I would be 1500 lbs . Im gaining fast and with the help of my aunt I will get fed to 1000 lbs maybe
    yocaaza yocaaza 13-15, M 2 Responses Feb 16

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    I weigh 200 pounds and I am a size 15. I'm 50-70 pounds overweight. I dont look very overweight sometimes because I hide it well. I havent been able to admit that on here in fear...
    ofnoimportance ofnoimportance 18-21, F 2 Responses Jan 31

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    Iā€™m a loser , I am a loser in this cruel boring LIMITED real world , reality , real life I am a 33 years old Asian guy, who used to have so many beautiful hope & dreams , and...
    nikiwonoto nikiwonoto 26-30, M 3 days ago

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    This is probably the best before and after picture that I could find of myself. Well, I tried. Haha. I feel uncomfortable when it comes to full body because I just don't like the...
    courtsley courtsley 18-21, F 35 Responses Feb 4

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    Right now I'm feeling like the epitome of a loser. I'm 23, have little to no friends, no boyfriend, unemployed, no car, no one to talk to or hang out with, pretty much no life. I'm...
    ConfessionsOfALostGurl ConfessionsOfALostGurl 22-25, F 2 Responses Jan 30

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    13 fruits that can help you lose weight: Apples: one of the best fruits to help you lose weight? It's a super fruit, high in fiber and low in calories. Apples contain vitamins and...
    BananaSmoothiee BananaSmoothiee 18-21, F 3 Responses Feb 4

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    This is a letter for my counselor. I see her tomorrow. Blood drips from my wrists. But I feel no pain. No physical pain anyway. It only temporarily numbs my emotional pain. The...
    kellezia kellezia 18-21, F 1 Response Feb 17

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    I need a way to lose weight faster. I know I shouldn't feel like it, but I don't feel like I can be my happy and confident self unless I lose it all. I don't eat too much, and I...
    CloseButNoGuitar CloseButNoGuitar 26-30, M 8 Responses 5 days ago

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