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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, 2014

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    Can someone plz help me with this I need

    someone to encourage me to lose weight
    Aaron543210 Aaron543210 13-15, M 9 hrs ago

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    I'm happy today!! I've lost around 40 pounds

    and today I stood up for the first time in quite awhile!! I'm around 700 pounds, and I'm trying to lose. Only 500 more pounds to go.. I still can't really walk, but I got out!!! This body will hopefully not be my prison for much longer. If anyone needs motivation to lose weight...
    amanda2323 amanda2323 18-21, M 27 Responses May 31, 2014

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    I think I want to throw my scales out the

    window. I've had 5 people noticed or said they think I have lost weight. I lost some weight initially but my scales have gone back up. However, my clothes feel a little looser & I do feel I may have tightened/toned Wish I wasn't such a slave to the scale. Think I will measure in...
    forbidden67 forbidden67 46-50, F 3 Responses 22 hrs ago

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    theusunghero3 theusunghero3 22-25, M 3 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 22 Responses Dec 22, 2011

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    aftie aftie 31-35, F 23 Responses Oct 13, 2014

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    Ok, so this is a post

    for all you folks out there trying to lose weight. 10 Tips that will change your life. 1. Only water. Never drink soda or juice.. I have not had soda in years. 2. No chips. Chips don't fill you up right and are filled with empty calories. 3. No cake/brownies/cookies/chocolate...
    deleted deleted 26-30 6 Responses May 5, 2014

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    Staying motivated!! Just keep going!

    It's difficult, the scale is disappointing, just keep going!
    AHK2015 AHK2015 22-25, F 1 Response 7 hrs ago

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    beautifulloner beautifulloner 22-25, F 1 Response 19 hrs ago

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    I'm in college and I have part time job

    and I want to be healthy, but i feel like there's never time. I love working out, but that takes time. I love healthy food, but fast food is so much cheaper and quick. I feel terrible and wish I could be comfortable in my body.
    baibai55 baibai55 18-21, F 1 Response 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, 2014

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    Does anyone else find it ironic

    that I want to lose weight is followed by I like chocolate?
    Johnviolinist823 Johnviolinist823 22-25, M 2 Responses 11 hrs 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, 2014

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    skylere3212002 skylere3212002 18-21, F 2 Responses Jun 24, 2014

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    I'm 18, 5'0, and 143 lbs!

    I have recently gotten the Bowflex Treadclimber for Christmas....I was 153 when I started walking and I've lost 10 lbs. I want to get down to 115 by the time of my best friends prom which is April 18 the weekend after my other best friends wedding of which I am in! So I have a...
    AvaDay AvaDay 18-21, F 17 Responses 6 days ago

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    ecm32610 ecm32610 16-17, F 3 Responses Nov 1, 2014

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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, 2014

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    Day 22 I have kept mostly on track,

    but not having alot of healthy food available and my mum being adamant on not buying me the healthy food (the staples like fruit and veg are way cheaper than unhealthy foods!) it makes it difficult. It's almost as if she doesn't want me to be healthy, yet everyday of my life I...
    jessie123h jessie123h 18-21, F 2 Responses 3 days ago

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    Day 24 Today has gone well,

    I plan on doing some light exercise in a while. I have gotten into the bad habit of staying up late every night and then sleeping through the day which I need to stop doing :/
    jessie123h jessie123h 18-21, F 1 Response 1 day ago

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    I went from 289 to 167

    and I feel great
    stanmagicman2 stanmagicman2 13-15, M 8 Responses Jul 27, 2014

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    So I need some help. I started out

    as a typical active kid. In with grade I played football and I knew I was going to play football in ninth grade(first year of high school) so I started getting into shape. I lost over 20 pounds. I went underweight. I was at about 95 pounds now. My doctor told me to eat more so I...
    BenDrummer45 BenDrummer45 13-15, M 3 days ago

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    Kashe7 Kashe7 18-21, F 4 Responses 12 hrs ago

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    SalilaKhan SalilaKhan 18-21, F 34 Responses Dec 21, 2014

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    I keep putting working out off.

    . -.- I always do that and idk how to stay determined. But I did eat a little healthier today so that's good.
    Allieyo Allieyo 16-17, F 2 Responses 5 hrs ago

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    Just weighed myself today

    and I gained 3 pounds... I'm not going to sit around and mope about it though. I'm going to really try to eat well today and go workout. No excuses.
    christarose96 christarose96 18-21, F 3 Responses 3 days ago

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    berrecks berrecks 16-17, F 4 Responses 3 days ago

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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 3 days ago

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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 74 Responses May 13, 2010

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    so I have decided that I am,

    sick of feeling fat and have started to walk the treadmill to get started my BIG problem is food. I need help on what to eat and how to curb the cravings. any help would,be welcome. ..
    stephbloch81 stephbloch81 31-35, F 4 Responses 17 hrs ago

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    So my plan is to workout 3 times a week

    and do room exercises on other days. What are some good room exercises that you do that have worked for you? Thanks!
    christarose96 christarose96 18-21, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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    So here is my before

    and "during" pictures. Like I've posted before I'm working very hard to lose weight and tone my body. Eating right & exercising is key! The 2nd picture was taken about 2 weeks ago so I'm excited to take an even more updated one and see how I've progressed since then.
    EastCoastBlonde95 EastCoastBlonde95 18-21, F 54 Responses Jul 8, 2014

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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, 2014

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    So the teen BMI calculator says I'm average,

    but I'm 140. I'm not saying that the calculator is wrong because it isn't, but I don't like how 140 looks on me. I do not wanna starve or make myself puke because that's ******* stupid, I wanna lose weight in a healthy way but I feel like I have no control. I haven't gained...
    kkam34 kkam34 13-15, F 3 Responses 1 day 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 24 Responses Mar 20, 2013

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    hebr0 hebr0 18-21, F 8 Responses Aug 3, 2014

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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, 2014

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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, I'm drinking less, I don't get out of breath just by changing my clothes. There was a sack of potatoes in the kitchen that was 5...
    Scal92 Scal92 22-25, F 22 Responses 2 days ago

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    I've been struggling with weight the majority

    of my life. Last year I lost 60+ pounds, it took almost a whole year of eating healthy and working out but I felt so great. Lately I started to slip back into my old bad habits and have been gaining the weight back effortlessly. It's been so frustrating and I know how to loose...
    OhGK OhGK 26-30, F 2 Responses 2 days ago

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    I swear when I get into college/uni I'm gonna

    lose it all. Now I can't even do anything! dad keeps telling me I need to lose weight(which I do but I don't really need him to remind me again and again ugh). I mean when I don't feel like having dinner he would scold v me and told me to sit and eat at the dining table(culture...
    nonymousee nonymousee 16-17, F 32 mins ago

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    notsofab notsofab 16-17, F 4 Responses Jul 15, 2014

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    Day 25 I've got to remember not to be

    so hard in myself when I eat something that isn't vegan. The transition takes time. Nevertheless there is plenty of healthy food stocked up at home:)
    jessie123h jessie123h 18-21, F 1 Response 7 hrs ago

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    I currently weigh 135 pounds I'm 5'8" I don't

    eat anything and don't really feel like it either I just want to be thinners always feel like I'm fat because I have a big rib cage and wide hips
    kfritz19 kfritz19 16-17, F 1 Response 2 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, 2014

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    It seems the more weight I lose,

    the more I notice that the people that I went to school with, the ones that used to make fun of me, and never once give me the time of day, are getting fat as all hell. I've accumulated 15 years worth of fat jokes and I can't wait until my high school reunion next year! Oh...
    CloseButNoGuitar CloseButNoGuitar 26-30, M 3 days ago

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    iSimplyAtheist iSimplyAtheist 22-25, M 6 Responses Jul 10, 2014

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    Hadala Hadala 16-17 2 days ago

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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, 2014

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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, 2014

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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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    With admittance, I haven't put any real effort

    into losing weight aside from substituting meals with vitamins, and the occasional 30-50 push-ups/sit-ups about once a day. The uphill walk to work changed my perception of that and showed me how out of shape I still am, and even though I've come a long way, I still have a ways...
    CloseButNoGuitar CloseButNoGuitar 26-30, M 2 days ago

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    You are so much more

    than your body You are so much more than your size You're more beautiful than you know Please realize There is no body standard They lied You have always been enough Just as you are Perfectly scarred Much love, Take care all
    dutyface dutyface 22-25, F 13 hrs ago