I Want to Lose Weight and Get Healthier

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    I have started on my journey of weight loss.

    I started a couple of days ago and every day now I walk for a about a mile in the morning before I have breakfast. That may not seem far a distance but for someone like me who's usually huffing and puffing from walking just a block, I'd say I'm doing alright so far. I'm not a...
    ConfessionsOfALostGurl ConfessionsOfALostGurl
    22-25, F
    3 Responses Jan 22, 2015

    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, 2014

    I look ok in my weight

    but I could be better. I have extra body fat 😞. I've tried exercise I did enjoy like the kick boxing ones online however I need to get back on it. It's just motivation with me. Sometimes it feel like a chore. Anyway working hard I will get results. I like fruit and enjoy...
    AliChan25 AliChan25
    26-30, F
    Mar 21, 2016

    the holidays are the worst.

    .I've gain about 70lbs in a very short period of time going through a divorce and other difficulties ..it's a bit depressing...and my family keeps throwing it in my face...I feel absolutely horrible but I have to smile it off when I really want to go home...hello me Lord through...
    bwalke7 bwalke7
    31-35, F
    1 Response Dec 25, 2014

    I started my journey on YouTube on 1/1/16 I

    would really love it if you guys could come support me through this... my YouTube name is ZayLonda
    Zaylonda Zaylonda
    18-21, F
    2 Responses Jan 3, 2016

    Hi guys my names Lowri.

    . I'd like to introduce myself to you all.. I work for a company called body by vi.. I don't know if anyone heard of it but it is an American company all about weight loss.. Some of the transformations are unbelievable.. I'm not going to try and sell you the products then not...
    LJay1985 LJay1985
    31-35, F
    Jul 25, 2015

    I just want to lose my bloated belly.

    I don't care about getting toned but to just to lose this gut to make it flat. And I just don't know where to start.....
    deleted deleted
    5 Responses Aug 28, 2014

    Hey everyone! If your wanting to lose weight,

    and feel better, and sleep better, message me. I am a Health Coach, and would love to help you out!
    redwildflower57 redwildflower57
    31-35, F
    Feb 8, 2016

    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
    22-25, F
    1 Response Apr 9, 2014

    Hello everyone, I had tried everything in the

    book to lose weight. I finally started to lose my weight by taking this all natural detox tea. This is the bomb, I have lost 22 ponds so far and counting. I'm so blessed some one told me about this. I've been getting so many compliments. Want more info message me.
    ninatown1234 ninatown1234
    36-40, F
    Mar 13, 2015

    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, 2014

    Well I've started the fitness workout

    programme- INSANITY. And I can definitely tell you...it is insane! 😂 I had done Insanity before in January but I only kept it up for 1 month, And My! Did I see changes! But after my birthday I just completely lost focus and stopped the programme for 7 weeks. But now I'm back...
    deleted deleted
    2 Responses Apr 1, 2015

    I lost about 150 lbs.

    This is what my eating habits are like. I love talking healthy diets and good food! I grow my own Organic Veg! The photo is of some of my harvest. My meal plans looked something like this; Breakfast; (5:00 or 6:00 am) A cup of high quality Muesli with nuts and dried fruit...
    Marathoner Marathoner
    31-35, M
    1 Response Jul 31, 2014

    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
    22-25, M
    1 Response Jul 21, 2014

    Add my instagram: healthyalive

    for tips on how to lose weight/maintain a healthy diet and be fit and happy!
    urlaame urlaame
    18-21, F
    2 Responses Sep 13, 2015

    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, 2014
    herbagirl2014 herbagirl2014
    31-35, F
    Jul 24, 2015

    I had a week off and decided to do a Camino in

    Spain-I walked 130 kms in 5 days! It was incredible. I really felt such achievement (and pain) afterwards. Incredibly I didn't lose weight but I think it helped my fitness. And it really helped me mentally. My motivation is back. With only a few more weeks until the clocks...
    irishair irishair
    36-40, F
    2 Responses Sep 28, 2014

    Three months ago I was feeling depress about my

    weight thank you to the 8 weeks experience program... I have lost 40 pounds in 8 weeks. If you really want to lose weight ask me HOW I will share with you what I did.
    lyndilee lyndilee
    46-50, F
    1 Response May 27, 2015

    A year down the track

    since my last post. I put on a couple of kilos but took them off again and am basically around the same weight a year later. Would love to go down by a couple more kilos during the autumn. I'm walking a lot and have invested a lot of time going and doing walks in new places...
    irishair irishair
    36-40, F
    Sep 3, 2015

    I was never worried about my weight growing up

    I was always athletic and fit until I decided to try a different birth control method and gained 40lbs!! Now I'm over 200 lbs and never wanted to step on a scale! I joined the gym and started up my new lifestyle again and in just 3 weeks have dropped 15lbs and now am 2 lbs away...
    dbry09 dbry09
    26-30, F
    Apr 1, 2015

    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
    51-55, F
    3 Responses May 23, 2014

    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, 2014

    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

    So I have tried so many ways to lose weight

    without any results. I am considering a lifestyle change. I am worried, I won't be able to stick with it and the fact I would give up all my favorite foods. If I had a support system it might be easier.
    Edanamarie Edanamarie
    31-35, F
    2 Responses Sep 16, 2015

    I am lacking the same motivation I had a few

    months ago. I had a very stressful period, very busy the last couple of months. I am still exercising, but not as much and I don't have the same drive I had. Need some encouragement. If I drop another 4 kilos I know I will be so happy with my body. But I'm so tired that I...
    irishair irishair
    36-40, F
    3 Responses Aug 20, 2014

    I am about 5'3 and a half (1.

    63m) and 56kgs. I've lost 4kgs so far and I'm feeling much more confident! I can wear my bikini and hang out with my boyfriend naked. When I gain weight it mostly goes to my tummy and love handles but my arms and legs stay fairly slim. It's spring here in Australia and I want to...
    eviejane1991 eviejane1991
    26-30, F
    1 Response Oct 16, 2015

    starting a couple of months ago,

    i was on a great weight loss journey consisting of a moderately proper diet and a bit of exercise(compared to my previous lifestyle)..but i am disappointed that i ended up backsliding a bit for a couple of weeks over the festive season...i really hope i can get back on track...
    rover112 rover112
    26-30, M
    2 Responses Jan 8, 2015

    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
    41-45, M
    Mar 21, 2014

    I'm back with the exercise,

    only this time I'm doing walking instead of running. It takes longer, but I feel like it tones my body, clears my head and it's free. I am doing 2-3 walks of 1-2 hours a week and then around 30-60 mins of walking on other days, as well as yoga 4 times a week to stretch out...
    irishair irishair
    36-40, F
    1 Response Sep 2, 2014


    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

    I was feeling so self-conscious about my weight,

    I just wasn't happy or confident with the way I looked. Then I came across Juice Plus which is a company that offers supplements and huge support to anyone wanting to lose weight. It has changed my life not only from a weight loss perspective but also the capsules have helped...
    Sophieemmathehealthieryou Sophieemmathehealthieryou
    22-25, F
    Jun 26, 2015

    Not sure if this is for you,

    but I am looking for 10 People to use my "3-Day Trial Pack". I’m looking to help people drop a dress/pant size or 2 & get toned, receive 3 days of nutrition & a meal plan and advice! Message me to get started! I am down 20lbs and 4 inches in ONE MONTH! I will coach you to...
    dbry09 dbry09
    26-30, F
    Apr 20, 2015

    180cm and 100kg, its too much,

    I know, but I feel fine the way I am, not uncomfortable. Today I went for a free workout in a gym with a good buddy of mine. It destroyed me! I had fun and I want to keep doing this! But I am a person that needs to see results. Just sweating and hurting muscles isnt gonna please...
    deleted deleted
    3 Responses Jun 29, 2015

    Hi I am with a company in the US

    for all natural products that help various medical conditions, one line of products for weight loss that helps by correcting your metabolism and building lean muscle. We have over 30 yrs of research behind our products and lots of documentation. I myself have lost 25 lbs in 4...
    carolgem carolgem
    46-50, F
    May 25, 2015

    Ready to change your life?

    My fiancé and myself were in the same position. We were both over weight and we're not happy when we looked in the mirror! So we took a chance on Beachbody! 5 months later after sticking to the workout programs and drinking shakeology for one meal a day, my fiancé is down 50...
    ZacharyOstenso ZacharyOstenso
    26-30, M
    1 Response Aug 4, 2015

    Ready to change your life?

    My fiancé and myself were in the same position. We were both over weight and we're not happy when we looked in the mirror! So we took a chance on ! 5 months later after sticking to the workout programs and drinking shakeology for one meal a day, my fiancé is down 50 lbs and I...
    ZacharyOstenso ZacharyOstenso
    26-30, M
    Aug 4, 2015

    i could use some friends

    who also wanna tighten up and get into better shape to support each other.
    markinicole markinicole
    18-21, F
    Dec 16, 2014

    This is what insanity has boiled me down to!

    😂 but so worth it! Bring on day 17!!! 😆😆
    deleted deleted
    2 Responses Apr 19, 2015

    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, 2014

    I am ready to lose some weight.

    I lost some years ago but it took me months. I want to be healthier and get some nice new clothes. My problem is staying motivated. I have the hardest time with it. How do you stay motivated enough to keep going?
    VirgoBeauty VirgoBeauty
    22-25, F
    1 Response Mar 25, 2015

    ok... I wouldn't say

    that i'm overweight, but there are changes that need to be made. I'm starting to think more about what goes into my body but it changes every morning when i wake up. I have this crazy craving for fruit punch Rockstar and 2 donuts. So what do i do? I drive myself to the gas...
    OnyxVioletSky OnyxVioletSky
    18-21, F
    1 Response Dec 16, 2014

    I want to start a group weigh loss challenge!

    It is a 24 Day Challenge complete with free meal prep help, coaching, motivation, support! I want to start the Challenge on the Monday after Thanksgiving so you need to order your challenge by Monday the 23rd! Most people gain 7-10 pounds between Thanksgiving and New Years and I...
    UnstoppableChampion UnstoppableChampion
    26-30, F
    1 Response Nov 19, 2015

    I have been loosing weight on this all natural

    iaso detox tea. I have tried everything you can think of but this is working for me.
    ninatown1234 ninatown1234
    36-40, F
    Mar 14, 2015

    it seems like some people are sharing some good

    information here. I am about 20 to 25 pounds overweight and in really good health on paper. I am constantly looking at new things and ideas to get healthier. my metabolism is almost non-existent but I do eat pretty healthy but had forgotten about exercise. Hard to do with my job...
    deleted deleted
    Aug 31, 2015

    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
    26-30, F
    Mar 30, 2014

    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

    Well guess what people!

    Today I start day 8 of Insanity! WAHEYYYYY. But omg I'm current suffering from butthurt lol the amount of squats that are squeezed into each workout is...INCREDIBLE. 😂 wow. Anyways hope everyone is well! Love you guys xx S.
    deleted deleted
    1 Response Apr 9, 2015

    If you are serious about losing weight fast

    and maintaining a healthy lifestyle I got you! Send me a message for help.
    victor1a23 victor1a23
    Jul 8, 2015

    So today..I squatted like a crazy *****.

    My ***, my legs my arms, belly, my EVERYTHING IS IN PAIN. BUT you know what they say...no pain no gain. Literally to make myself feel better I'm stalking Shaun T's instagram page lol (I'm so gutted he is gay, broke my heart when I found out 😂) and when in pain I'm seeing it...
    deleted deleted
    2 Responses Apr 4, 2015

    I wanted to pass along

    that I lost 25 lbs in 4 mos using all natural products that help one's metabolism, with no exercise. Let me know if you would like more information.
    carolgem carolgem
    46-50, F
    Aug 15, 2015

    I wish a had a friend to keep me motivated to

    lose weight. I'm entering in a new chapter of my life and I want a new body to go with it to live longer for my daughter. Help me!!!!!!
    BrittTHart BrittTHart
    26-30, F
    4 Responses Jul 27, 2014
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