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I Want to Lose Weight and Get Healthier

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    A few months down the track I am still sticking

    to my goal. Lost around 10 pounds or 4 kilos. I have lost this amount before, and am really hoping I can get to 6 kilos soon. I allow myself to have unhealthy treats a lot more than at the beginning, but I am still making gradual progress. Running is great, effective, costs...
    irishair irishair 36-40, F Mar 30

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    I want to get healthy by dropping the weight my

    only problem is I need an exercise buddy to help bug me to go to the gym . I feel if I a workout partner it would help
    Organia Organia 46-50, F 2 Responses May 23

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    I ran 6 out of 7 days last week

    and on the day off I did a lot of yoga and stretching. It is now something I look forward to because I know that afterwards I am more productive and feel a great sense of satisfaction. The weight is slow to move, but I am sticking with it. I figure I am just at a plateau and...
    irishair irishair 36-40, F 1 Response Apr 14

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    Ache?!

    Alright folks when your detoxing your body of all the junk foods you usually consume I have to tell you.... It sucks. Your fatigued. Tired. I wasn't left hungry with my meals and snacks but..... My head was blazing with pain. Caffeine and sugar withdrawals do not feel good and...
    Fateovafatgirl Fateovafatgirl 22-25, F Jan 28, 2013

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    I Am Seeing A Nutritionist Today!!!

    OK I have had 3 kids and after my last child that I had in my 30's I sought help to lose weight because it wasn't coming off like it did with my other 2. I also had a desk job and was sitting most the time, eating whatever was available and just plain not getting my figure back...
    LaureMC LaureMC 41-45, F 2 Responses Aug 25, 2010

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    I Have Lost 6 Kg In Two Months

    I was over weight, I lost 6 kg in Two months . Any one want to know how I lost weight with out missing Favorite food. Please be in Touch
    Healthforindia Healthforindia 51-55, M 1 Response Mar 16, 2013

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    Ok here's the thing I need help with.

    When I was young I was 95bls and 4'11. Now I am 4'11'' and 172 lbs. I want to about 130 lbs but I have no will power, no want to stop having fun and having to eat healthy all the time, as well as excersicing. Everyone says the hate the idea of working out but after they get...
    Surrick Surrick 31-35, F 1 Response 4 days ago

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    Confession.

    So today a lot of crap went down... Dealt with *******... Cops.... And the humane society. I hadn't eaten when all of that mess happened, I had slept in to enjoy my day off.... That didn't happen and I ended up being so extremely pissed Off and by the time they all went away and...
    Fateovafatgirl Fateovafatgirl 22-25, F Feb 8, 2013

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    Well I got to take my physical assessment at

    the gym where my college is at. This is my results. I'm 5'7. I weigh 143 pounds. My percent body fat is 27.3%
    andreaespe andreaespe 18-21, F 2 Responses Feb 25

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    CanadianGal80 CanadianGal80 31-35, F 2 Responses 3 days ago

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    I'm going to say this

    because it seems many don't know or don't get it..... If you want to drop weight you have to eat less and up your activity level through exercise or sports. 3500 calories need to be burned to lose 1 pound of fat. There is no quick fix. Starving yourself or taking diet pills...
    CanadianGal80 CanadianGal80 31-35, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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    No Sex Because I'm Overweight

    Hey everyone. Yes I want to lose weight and get healthier. But, I also want to lose weight because it makes me depressed. I used to be a size 5-7. Now I'm a size 14! But, I got this way since I have had 2 neck surgeries beginning in 2005. Since I have gained weight, my husband...
    mollybrown7764 mollybrown7764 46-50, F 4 Responses Jan 12, 2010

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    coachpeter619 coachpeter619 22-25, M Feb 5

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    I Want To Be Healthy

    I have three kids and I use to be skinny but after having my first child I gained a lot of weight. I gained 80 pounds and never got rid of those lingering 30 pounds. Now that I just had my third child, I`m on a mission to get rid of it I just joined this great company and I have...
    laramallette laramallette 26-30, F 2 Responses Nov 14, 2012

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    The Antithesis Is Depressing Me Even Scaring Me

    I was getting close to 190 lbs from 200 lbs and now again I'm back at 195 lbs.  Trying to loose this weight is really a pain in the ***. I want my weight to be 160 lbs.  I'm 5' 9" tall.But at the moment, it's more of another medical problem I'm having to deal with, with...
    ChakraSolipsismMGP ChakraSolipsismMGP 56-60, M 5 Responses Jan 30, 2010

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    Spectrum06 Spectrum06 31-35, M Aug 1, 2012

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    Struggling

    Time... How I wish it didn't get sucked away so quickly.... I'm having serious issues finding time to work out.. I can't even complete my jump rope challenge.. Gonna have to try that again in anothe week or so till this routine evens out. Which it will. Just takes... Guess what...
    Fateovafatgirl Fateovafatgirl 22-25, F 2 Responses Feb 4, 2013

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    This is quite possibly the best

    and worst thing that has happened to me in a while. None of my pants fit. My chin is starting to have a friend and there never seems to be a store too far away that I can indulge my shameful eating habits with. Life is supposed to be, and it is supposed to make us happy...
    UnrealMemories UnrealMemories 26-30, F 2 Responses May 8

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    Game Changer In Weight Lose!!

    My name is Lisa Caldera, I am a busy mother of four kids that never thought that I would ever be able to change my unhealthy life style. I was one of those people that knew that something had to be done about my weight, but just didn't have the motivation or the right support to...
    lmcaldera1 lmcaldera1 26-30, F Oct 19, 2012

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    Looking For Help?

    Hi, my name is Saamee and im from a dirty, tiny, misunderstood country called Pakistan. Ive been overweight from the start and people here have never been easy for me either. But im not here to write my sob story, im here looking for greener pastures :) Im 20, 5ft 6" and i weigh...
    SaameeMufti SaameeMufti 18-21, M Jul 28, 2013

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    Plexus Slim

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    kklinect kklinect 22-25 Dec 3, 2013

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    The Amazing Shrinking Sarah

    I was really skinny once. In 2009, I had two knee surgeries and then got preg. the same year. So, I gained about 65 pounds in 1 year. I had tried so many diets. Over the counter pills, etc... I finally found an amazing wellness program. I started in june 2011. I am only 5 feet...
    smatson316 smatson316 22-25, F Jul 30, 2011

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    It Continues...

    Down another pound! 200!!!! Tmw I will see the one hundreds again and I haven't seen those since '06!!!!! I am wayyyyyyyy to excited!!!!
    Fateovafatgirl Fateovafatgirl 22-25, F 1 Response Feb 1, 2013

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    I Hope I Am Getting My Luck Now? Half Way There 11.18.2012

    During the Spring into Summer of this year 2012 I was having it like a roller-coasting down and up and down from 200 lbs to 190 lbs to 195 lbs to 188 lbs to 190 lbs to 185 lbs to 192 lbs to 188 lbs to 190 lbs to 184 lbs to 182 lbs to 188 lbs to 186 lbs to 190 lbs to 188 lbs to...
    ChakraSolipsismMGP ChakraSolipsismMGP 56-60, M 4 Responses Nov 18, 2012

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    Five months and still going.

    Had a crazy 3 week period where I really didn't do much activity, but I'm making up for it now with swimming every second day and running alternate days. Haven't stepped on the scales for about 10 days so looking forward to seeing a result there-fingers crossed-but even if I...
    irishair irishair 36-40, F 3 Responses Jun 9

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    But sweets and candy taste sooooooo good!

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    SpiffyNinja SpiffyNinja 18-21, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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    I did it again! FOUR TIMES around the park,

    but this morning it was really difficult. I pushed myself because I knew I had just done it 2 days ago. The thing that got me through was knowing I had already done it just 2 days ago and music. I kept changing my ipod to play the best upbeat songs to push through. By the...
    irishair irishair 36-40, F 1 Response Apr 27

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    A Good Feeling.

    One day of eating good and exercise.... 2 pounds already gone. Holy crow! Can you believe it? Just the motivation I needed right after waking up to keep this day going great! :) I am feeling amazing :) Gotta keep this good feeling flowing to keep going. One day down! 13 more...
    Fateovafatgirl Fateovafatgirl 22-25, F 2 Responses Jan 29, 2013

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    I Usually Like To Start Out With Yoga Stretches

    One of my Goals is to lose Weight and Get healthier.  And how do I start it? (In my Mind.).  Is to find me time for Yoga Stretches.  What I desire for is to be at a weight of 160 lbs from my present weight being 192 lbs. I'm 5'9" Tall.  Also like to see more...
    ChakraSolipsismMGP ChakraSolipsismMGP 56-60, M 1 Response Jan 15, 2010

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    littleFITtaylor littleFITtaylor 22-25, F Feb 23, 2013

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    I have been running a bit more this week.

    I actually went before work this morning which kind of shocked me. But looking in the mirror I am starting to realise just how big I have become. Clothes don't fit and the big ones are tight. Having lost more than 4 kilos, I just shudder to think what I looked like before...
    irishair irishair 36-40, F 2 Responses Apr 5

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    An update on my healthy eating

    and exercise goal. Have lost 4 kilos. Have been down to the weight before and gone back up again, so am quietly happy but realise there is a long way to go. Am sticking with it. This is probably the most gradual approach I have ever taken, and sometimes it feels a bit boring...
    irishair irishair 36-40, F 1 Response Mar 18

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    Just want to share that running really does

    help you get better quality sleep. I feel more refreshed waking up earlier now that I am running that when I wasn't running. Weight has not gone down again in the last 7 days. But I am seeing some small but definite body shape changes now.
    irishair irishair 36-40, F 1 Response Apr 9

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    I am on this journey 90% there

    but I was talking to a female friend on here last night and she mentioned how it might be harder for a female to lose belly fat and get a flat tummy than for us guys - well I have found this guy and his book changed my life forever if you want three months of progress pics look...
    Soroe Soroe 36-40, M 1 Response Mar 21

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    Do it and let nothing stop you!

    Being healthy is the best feeling you can ever have! Trust me! It will make you happier!😊
    allisonslim allisonslim 22-25, F Mar 30

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    Yeah yeah. It's on my list of things to do!

    Right up there with buy a season ticket for Spurs. Visit the Grand Canyon etc.
    picklebobble picklebobble 46-50, M May 12

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    Day 12

    I'm excited to tell you. I have added the smoothies. They give you energy that caffeine can't compare to. No joke. And you can make ones that fit your taste. The one I had today has mango pineapple strawberry blueberries banana and kiwi in it along with cabbage and baby spinach...
    Fateovafatgirl Fateovafatgirl 22-25, F Feb 9, 2013

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    I really want to lose weight.

    I just need to be inspired by people who got threw this or people who are fighting with weight loss.
    Mary0710 Mary0710 13-15, F 2 Responses Mar 30

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    So my story is that I've been large

    for as long as I can remember all my family is and even worse diabetes runs in our family but now it's gotten to a point where I genuinely feel that if I don't change my ways I won't live to see 30 I couldn't tell you how much I way because I honestly don't even know the scales...
    Ailurus23 Ailurus23 18-21, M 4 days ago

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    I was doing really good.

    I went on a paleo diet and I swam every day and played volleyball for fun. I was getting muscle and looking healthy and feeling good, but now I'm off track. Gym is too expensive and eating paleo is a challenge.
    celestethebest celestethebest 18-21, F 2 Responses Apr 9

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    I ran around the park FOUR TIMES today!

    !! I just got back from an Easter break (eating whatever I wanted and having cocktails and other alcohol etc) and haven't exercised in a week, so I really didn't think I would make it around three times, but I am so happy that I beat my PB and feel really good. Really want to...
    irishair irishair 36-40, F Apr 24

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    Related Experiences

    Okay... This is semi accurate. I do want to lose weight, I'm in my natural wall hitting area. It's weird. I don't try to lose weight, I just do... I lose and gain around 50...
    Drechavo Drechavo 26-30, F 2 Responses Jun 28

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    This is MY feelings about being fat 1. Do I like being fat ? NO 2. Do I want to lose weight ? yes 3. Have I lost any weight since starting 28 days since the start of my diet...
    JohnCrighton JohnCrighton 51-55, M 4 Responses Jul 7

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    Hello, this is somewhat of a sensitive topic for me. But I've been pretty sturdy my whole life and would like to lose weight. I want to do it the healthy non abrasive way. I'm not...
    AquariusLife AquariusLife 26-30, F 5 Responses Jun 30

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    Why is it so hard to lose weight?!? It is said that if you gain weight fast then you lose weight fast but it seems like it's long and slow to lose weight and fast to gain.so unfair...
    djanelle djanelle 13-15, F 3 Responses 5 days ago

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    So, here's the thing, I can't do a dietary program. I can't go to a gym. I am thirteen. There is not much that I can do for myself that is legal. Both of my parents work full...
    EmmyK2001 EmmyK2001 13-15, F 7 Responses Jul 11

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    The key to losing weight is eating gluten free and eating low-glycemic index foods!!!! Don't use these "magic weight loss pills" yes they will help you lose weight, but once you...
    courtneyyyx331 courtneyyyx331 18-21, F 3 Responses Jul 10

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    I'm at 54kg and I'm 5'3. I want to lose weight, but I'm underage and can't plan meals for myself because my parents do that. How do I lose weight even when I have carbs and starchy...
    EgoWoman EgoWoman 18-21, F 2 Responses 5 days ago

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    Gloria, a client of the Optimal Health Program I coach for, has such a great story!  If you'd like more information on how you can join Gloria and many others on a journey to...
    AKHockeyMom AKHockeyMom 26-30, F 2 days ago

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    I want to lose weight and have tried and tried, but due to a problem with my thyroid I find it impossible to naturally lose weight.
    kat990 kat990 13-15 3 Responses Jun 28

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