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I Want to Lose Weight

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    I'm ready. I'm ready to love myself again

    and to treat my body how it deserves to be treated. An agonizing decade of constant weight gain. The stress I've put on my body is inexcusable. Many things contribute to it... depression, stress, career, shift work.. but I have to change my attitude about my life. If I want...
    sapphirenight sapphirenight 31-35 10 Responses Jan 23

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    I have a small tummy

    and I guess some would say it's cute but I find it annoying I'm 18 and weigh 167 pounds And I just want a flat stomach
    Jusjellybean Jusjellybean 18-21, F 6 Responses 6 days ago

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    I can't believe that I'm looking

    and feeling this great. It's amazing that I can fit in a size 6 Jean now :) you guys I have never been in the single digits except in maybe 5th grade:) im just so freaking happy
    fallout07 fallout07 18-21, F 3 Responses 19 hrs ago

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    Update on my weight loss: I've

    now lost 54lbs. I feel better than I ever have. I look better and better every day. Being healthy has become an addiction. I just wish I had someone to workout with.
    dreamerinwa dreamerinwa 22-25, F 9 Responses Sep 16

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    I've gained around ten pounds in the last 8

    or 9 months. I think it might have to do with the fact that I started taking antidepressants and birth control, but I don't want to stop either of these medications. My goal is to balance my portions better in the new year, as well as drinking more water and less soda. I also...
    meadowes meadowes 18-21, F 3 Responses 5 days ago

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    I've recently gone from the top picture to the

    bottom picture losing about a half a stone to a stone with more to go!!!
    Daisy26599 Daisy26599 13-15, F 6 Responses Jul 29

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    19 pounds lost so far,

    it feel great that I'm sticking to it
    Emily97x Emily97x 16-17, F 7 Responses Aug 14

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    The last time I posted in this section,

    It was 2008, and I was 216 pounds. I was feeling discouraged and upset because I started to gain again. That was 6 years ago. Up until about 6 months ago, I had gotten to 278... 278. That was insane. I went to the doctor and she took my weight and the look that she gave me.. It...
    Rinoa Rinoa 26-30, F 5 Responses 4 days ago

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    I've been trying for

    so long.. I got the gym membership and everything and started going ... It was going so well until one day I was walking/running there when I walked into a group of guys that started making fun of me, Calling me fat, ugly all these other names they were running beside me and...
    lifeisnottoobad lifeisnottoobad 18-21, F 22 Responses 3 days ago

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    iSimplyAtheist iSimplyAtheist 22-25, M 6 Responses Jul 10

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    I went from a size 24 to a size 8 in 3 years.

    Lots and lots of exercise and slowly my eating habits began to change. I was definitely an emotional eater. I finally faced what my real issues were which I why I was able to make such a dramatic change. I've just accepted a lot of things about my life, and it is by doing that...
    Rose30x Rose30x 26-30, F 14 Responses Feb 14

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    Has anyone tried the serving size diet?

    I lost about 10lbs a month doing it along with 10-30mins of exercise a day (and I did stop eating white bread and drinking soda). I nearly certain you can lose more with more exercise. If any of you decide to try it you can message me about it. I hope any diet you're starting on...
    jesscharnelle jesscharnelle 22-25, F 2 Responses 5 days ago

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    hebr0 hebr0 18-21, F 8 Responses Aug 3

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    it would be nice if i could loose all my weight

    until i weighed like 90 i feel fat i weigh 198
    nikueycookery nikueycookery 13-15, F 2 Responses 4 days ago

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    At 6:30 this morning he texted me,

    we chatted for a little. He told me to take a little nap and he would text me again when it was time to get up.I fell back asleep around 7:15. He texted me at 8:15 asking if I was up. I told him I was (I was awake, but lying in bed.) At 8:45 he asked questions to see if I was...
    SgtsLittleGirl SgtsLittleGirl 22-25, F 4 Responses Aug 20

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    I am a big girl , ever

    since I was little I got bullied , I'm now 15 and still getting bullied , it's gotten that bad that I now have to get homeschooled , and now I don't want to lose the weight I HAVE to lose it
    BillieJoGarth BillieJoGarth 16-17, F 31 Responses Dec 18, 2013

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    ecm32610 ecm32610 16-17, F 3 Responses Nov 1

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    I didn't do to bad today

    but I wish I'd of done better! I had 1200 calories. I'd like to keep it at about. 1000-1100. tomorrow is another day. better luck tomorrow! I'm losing but I need to exercise more. I also need to weigh myself see how much I've lost. Just keep on keeping on. I do find myself...
    wickedlilangel69 wickedlilangel69 31-35, F 15 Responses 14 hrs ago

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    I've been doing Insanity

    for 2 months now & this is my last week & I complete it. But the last 2 weeks I found myself losing motivation. I don't have that eagerness to workout or see results. I found myself cheating on my diet more. I don't know what's changed. I don't know what to do to excite me...
    FreeSpirit02 FreeSpirit02 18-21, F 1 Response 5 days ago

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    Becoming Fat

    Hello, im new to this and i just want to share and get some feedback. I have been slender and athletic my whole life. Recently, i just got over a very deadly encounter with anorexica. So i put on some weight. Secertly, i absolutly love it (i just cant tell my family, i have to...
    chubbyjackie chubbyjackie 18-21, F 21 Responses Dec 22, 2011

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    I lost 17 pounds in one month!

    :D 🙌🙌🙌🙌🙌 and I didnot starve nor die, hahaha, ;)
    Wewerethereinthattime Wewerethereinthattime 18-21, F 6 Responses Jul 14

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    I wanna go from 135-115.

    I am obsessed with food though, and I talk myself out of working out more often than not. I am going to make it a priority to stop doing both. It all starts with a deep breath of resolution and continues one meal and one work out at a time.
    dreamingoptimist dreamingoptimist 22-25, F 7 Responses 6 days ago

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    I wish I was as skinny

    as I was when I first thought I was fat.
    KateO2014 KateO2014 26-30, F 5 Responses Nov 18

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    I want to lose weight

    so bad! I hate my body...i hate my weight. I feel so fat. I just want to lose weight so bad! Sorry i just want to vent...i havent exectly bin on a rollocoaseter of weight. I am in 6th grade btw. Everyone calls my skinny, too skinny,toothpic,skinny minny ext. they all tell me...
    secretredlava secretredlava 13-15, F 4 Responses 2 days ago

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    I Can't Commit to My Goal

    I want to lose weight so desperately. I day dream of going back to my old self, from 10 to 12 years ago.  I currently weight 242 Lbs, and I'm 5'7".  Some friends and I are getting together to support each other. Unfortunately none of ...
    NewLya NewLya 36-40, F 191 Responses Jul 11, 2008

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    I posted on this about 3 months ago.

    Back then I weighed 347 pounds. Now I'm at 219 and looking to lose more!
    Oscar89 Oscar89 16-17, M 4 Responses Sep 21

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    I need motivation, but I can't seem to find it.

    I also have low metabolism, can't really balance my diet. Kinda hate that I get shy to workout at the gym where other people are around.
    xluhhv xluhhv 18-21, F 10 Responses 5 days ago

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    I know you'll think this is silly,

    but oh my god! I can feel my hip bones! I mean, they aren't sticking out or anything like that, but I can't remember the last time I could! It's definitely the little things, isn't it? I'm slowly getting there!
    aftie aftie 31-35, F 7 Responses Sep 15

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    Diet is like people. No matter what I do,

    my effort is useless. People will still hate me. And I'll still be fat lol
    AutoLove0 AutoLove0 22-25, F 4 Responses a week ago

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    I've lost 20 lbs in 2 & 1/2 months

    and I feel great! I've never felt as good in the gym as I did today. I'm really enjoying my progress so far :)
    stellag23 stellag23 22-25, F 5 Responses Nov 30

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    I havent eaten anything

    since breakfast and its 01:37 am. I slept all they so i can't sleep now. I feel soo hungry but i can't find anything to eat at this hour. I'm just stupid.
    evaskywalker evaskywalker 18-21, F 6 Responses 4 days ago

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    phuongbui phuongbui 18-21, F 3 Responses 6 days ago

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    I've honestly tried everything I can to lose

    weight and nothing helps. Advice? 🙊
    louisajayne98 louisajayne98 18-21, F 12 Responses 6 hrs ago

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    My mum said to me that no one will want to

    marry me if I don't start to lose weight. Out of all the horrible comments I've received from her, that has to be one of the worst ones. It's almost as if she's saying I'm not worthy of love just because of my weight. She was literarily down my throat screaming how I've got to...
    Alesha12 Alesha12 18-21, F 20 hrs ago

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    So heres me this is day 1,

    lol. Im gunna try lose 20 pounds in 2 months or less. These are my workouts High intesity workout Pushups-failure Bent over rows - 15 Military presses - 15 Barbell curls - 15 Barbell squats - 15 Tricep extensions - 15 Lunges - 15 And im on a paleo diet lol. Im 220 pounds...
    1492Savagery 1492Savagery 13-15, M 7 Responses 2 days ago

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    7 weeks in, 2 stone lost

    and almost 2 dress sizes down! All going very well but right now I want a cream cake haha Help me!!!!!
    foreverWantingMore foreverWantingMore 31-35, F 26 Responses Jun 16

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    I am proud to say that on this "diet" I have

    been on for a month, I have lost five whole pounds! Wooo!
    karijune karijune 18-21, F 22 Responses Apr 8

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    Hey Guys. In 2010, I weighed about 330 lbs

    (150 kg) I was fat and sick and depressed- I had a horrible body image. I started getting fat at about age 16. I was eating loads of fried and fatty foods and I stopped playing sports. I was on the fast track to Diabetes and other health related illnesses. I spent my 20's both...
    Marathoner Marathoner 31-35, M 9 Responses Jul 30

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    notsofab notsofab 16-17, F 3 Responses Jul 15

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    I was so proud of myself today.

    I have lost 35 pounds and today was the first time I actually felt good looking in the mirror. Then the person who I considered my best friend looked at me and said "well you still weigh way too much for someone your height" and there went my happiness :(
    skatinem13 skatinem13 26-30, F 16 Responses Aug 11

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    nikueycookery nikueycookery 13-15, F 2 Responses 4 days ago

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    I am tired of hiding myself in pictures

    and of being depressed when nothing in my closet fits me. I seriously lack mptivation, though? Any words of advice?
    ahptg ahptg 26-30, F 3 Responses 5 days ago

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    I Have Lost Weight But...

    Over the past year and a half I have slowly lost about 30lbs give or take 5lbs..I am still working on losing 30lbs more..but these last 30lbs are being stubborn..although I have never been a skinny girl..my goal is to be back at my high school weight only only three kids and 24...
    theheartofmemphis theheartofmemphis 41-45, F 23 Responses Mar 20, 2013

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    What Is Going On!

    My thighs were stolen from me during the night a few years ago. I went to sleep and woke up with someone else's thighs. It was just that quick.  The replacements had the texture of cooked oatmeal.  Whose thighs were these and what happened to mine? I spent...
    CatchCabby CatchCabby 56-60, F 73 Responses May 13, 2010

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    Can someone do me a healthy diet plan?

    I need to lose weight thanks
    Emily97x Emily97x 16-17, F 3 Responses a week ago

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    I always say I want to lose weight

    but I struggle to fine the motivation.
    shona1967 shona1967 46-50, F 2 Responses a week ago

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    I'm actually working out today.

    What exercises should I do and how many?
    laneicemusic laneicemusic 18-21, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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    skylere3212002 skylere3212002 18-21, F 1 Response Jun 24

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    Just got on the scale .

    I'm not in a good mood . The stress and and barely eating has put so much weight on me.
    kashx kashx 22-25, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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    the only thing going through my mind right

    now is how much i wanna go back to starving
    wendym98 wendym98 16-17, F 2 Responses a week ago

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    I went from 289 to 167

    and I feel great
    stanmagicman2 stanmagicman2 13-15, M 7 Responses Jul 27

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