I Want to Lose 40 Pounds

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    As I Get Older

    My metabilism has slowed down and I no longer can eat all the things I like to eat. I just look at a piece of cake and I'll gain a pound, I have been lazy and don't excersize so I deffinately have to make some changes here. Being over weight has an adverse effecct on your sex...
    alicia2316 alicia2316
    41-45, F
    Oct 23, 2010

    A Healthy Goal Is Good

    If I could lose 40 pounds it would help my health. I have had back problems and a two vertabrea fused. Loosing the weight I'd be 68 inches tall and weigh 135 pounds.  I think I would be just right then.       If Valerie can do it ... i can do it too!  ...
    Josie06 Josie06
    56-60, F
    6 Responses Jul 10, 2008

    This Was My Goal, But Not Anymore, 'cuz

    I did it!  YAY! now just 15 more and I will be done!  I will have lost 54 lbs in total going from BMI borderline Obese to BMI Helathy weight in the middle of the range July 09 Update I have lost a little over 63 lbs, today for example I am about 65 lbs...
    deleted767 deleted767
    5 Responses Nov 29, 2008

    I Honestly Don'T Care How

    My current weight is 110, I want to get down 30- 40 lbs
    mandythepoetryaddict mandythepoetryaddict
    18-21, F
    1 Response Nov 17, 2013

    It's Time For A Change!

    I haven’t always had weight problems. As a child I was very active and thin. In the fifth grade I had taken up the sport of basketball and joined a coed NJB Basketball Team. I happened to be the only girl on an all guy team. I was very competitive and was soon to be known on...
    TurboMommyOf3 TurboMommyOf3
    31-35, F
    Sep 25, 2010

    I Want To Lose 40-50 Pounds.

    I don't even want to talk about it.  I'm lumpy and don't look that bad, but I want to be THIN.  I'm going to try and find a Zoomba vid and dance it off.  Have any of you heard about Zoomba? 
    Barbara726 Barbara726
    56-60, F
    4 Responses Jul 27, 2010

    I Know How,,, I Just Need to Do It

    i've done it before.  i know i can do it again. 
    SoyLatte SoyLatte
    36-40, F
    2 Responses Jan 4, 2008


    part of me still wants to be as thin as I was when I was anorexic.     Part of me wants to be thinner.     6st6lbs. I dont know why. But thats my *perfect* weight. 90lbs. Thats about 35lbs away at the moment......     Ill never get there...
    Tesse Tesse
    18-21, F
    3 Responses Jan 4, 2009

    I have many goals but losing at least 40 pounds

    will be one of the biggest accomplishments for me. I understand my emotional connection to food. I try to make better choices and eat small meals frequently through the day. My decision and commitment to my goals helps my focus on getting my workouts done daily. I also connect...
    deleted deleted
    Feb 4, 2014


    Already lost 20lbs, 20 more to go :)
    stmingiux stmingiux
    18-21, F
    1 Response Mar 25, 2010

    More Like 50 For Me

    I need to loose more like 50. So far I have been doing pretty good. I got a wii fit for christmas for my husband. I have lost 7 lbs since and am starting to feel good about my self again. I have been feeling more energetic again. I have been suffering from depression real bad...
    sadeara sadeara
    36-40, F
    Jan 11, 2009
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