I Will Lose Weight and Feel Better About Myself

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    Last Year About This Time

    I used to weight in at roughly 350 I'm a 6'1" male, about this time last year but between then and November I had gotten down to around 280 but over the past month I went back to around 290. I did a lot of different things including martial arts, biking and weight lifting. My...
    Mintallyill Mintallyill
    26-30
    Mar 10, 2013

    Since I was born I was always chubby/fat

    or whatever you want to categorize it, I was never comfortable in my own skin, but for 3 years I have tried to lose weight and look better and I found a picture of my self from 2011 and I took a picture to compare them and I am sooo happy with what I am seeing , I am just...
    Triptowonderland Triptowonderland
    18-21, F
    1 Response May 14, 2014

    I Have Lost 40lbs and I Am So Psyched!

    In about 12 weeks I have dropped that much eating only healthy foods, no garbage, no pills, no witchcraft no secret potions just a lot of Vegetables and limited protein, plus 2 fruits and limited, very limited whole grain starches.  It has worked so well that I am going to...
    deleted767 deleted767
    46-50
    5 Responses Nov 25, 2008

    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
    1 Response Sep 25, 2010

    And I Will Do It Now

    I am sick of living this way. I hate my appearance and I am determined to change it. I have started eating very tiny portions and I am now working out and doing yoga every day. My goal weight is 180.
    SpiritOfTheRabbit SpiritOfTheRabbit
    36-40, F
    1 Response Dec 21, 2011

    Is Someone Willing To Help?

    I'm going to buy a workout DVD thing for 60 days and im worried I will get bored or discouraged. I'm wondering if someone would like to help me and encourage me often to keep going , I don't want to ask a friend or family member as I'm to embarrassed and want to do it as a...
    drxo drxo
    18-21, F
    2 Responses Aug 14, 2013

    Lost 5 Pounds

    Ok so after a week at the gym I have lost 5 pounds...So I am back to the gym this week, very encouraged by this and I am going to keep going.
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    4 Responses May 7, 2012

    I Can Do It

    i wanna lose weight, and i know i can lose weight and find the motivation that i can to fulfill what i really need and want.
    Jones261986 Jones261986
    26-30, F
    1 Response Oct 25, 2012

    Here It Goes....

    Today is the day that I will never forget as long as I live. I won't look back nor would I make anymore excuses. I have come to terms and realized this is my life and my body. So therfore, I need to take better care of myself. I'm finally facing my weight loss issue with my...
    anewme35 anewme35
    31-35, F
    1 Response Dec 3, 2012

    My Story :)

    I am new to EP and this group. Here is my story. I must have joined weight watchers 15 times. The first time was when I was about 12 years old. And so that's where my weight loss... More like weight gain began. It really sucks being the fat chick. I continued to gain weight...
    Ticketchick78 Ticketchick78
    31-35, F
    Jun 11, 2012

    I've sworn to myself

    that THIS year I WILL lose weight so that I can feel better about myself. I have low self esteem, partly because I feel ugly because I'm so fat. Whenever I get rejected by a guy, I blame it on my weight. Whenever I see people looking at me and whispering when I'm walking by I...
    ConfessionsOfALostGurl ConfessionsOfALostGurl
    22-25, F
    2 Responses Jan 3, 2015

    I am soooooo committed right

    now that nothing is gonna stop me ....I'm going to lose 30lbs in 30 days 😈it will be hard but I'm GOING TO DO THIS!!!!!!!!
    picKLe47 picKLe47
    22-25, F
    1 Response Apr 8, 2014

    Feeling Good

    So Im feeling good, even though I don't weigh myself until Monday. I am very excited because a pair of black jeans that I've had that 2 weeks ago I couldnt button I am now able to button. I can handle the eliptical no problem. Right now I can only do 1 mile on it, but I will be...
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    May 5, 2012
    mackenziemarie mackenziemarie
    16-17, F
    1 Response May 14, 2014

    I Want To Lose Weight. Badly.

    Hello guys, I'm 13 years old, male, height 5'5 I weigh 207 pounds which is "obese" I think, calling it like that is like punching me in the face. I want to lose weight, but my school work schedule are tight, I want to lose it. Please help me, give me some pointers, some...
    UnknownGuyAround UnknownGuyAround
    16-17, M
    1 Response Oct 15, 2013

    I Am Losing Weight And Feeling Better About Myself

    I have been trying to lose weight since I was called fat in elementary. It wasn't til I hit 205 pounds that I actually kept to an exercise plan, but when winter came I couldn't motivate myself enough to work out in the cold garage (I hate working out in front of people so the...
    Paramount2play Paramount2play
    18-21, F
    2 Responses Oct 16, 2013

    Feeling Great

    It's been almost 3 weeks of me going to the gym and I am happy to say I am down 10lbs. Still have some to loose, but I am more determined now more than ever to loose all I can and tone up. I feel sooo sexy on the inside and now it's time to get the outside to match :-)
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    1 Response May 20, 2012

    Gym Again

    Second time at the gym tonight and I did 2 miles on the treadmill, 1 mile on the eliptical, .50 miles on the stationary bike. Feeling great and planning on going again tomorrow night. The again on Monday, but Monday morning I will be weighing myself to see how this week went...
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    3 Responses May 2, 2012

    Lost 20 Pounds In 3 Months, Best Feeling Ever!

    I was fairly over weight for the last 5 years, I'm just coming into my 30's and have found it more and more difficult to lose weight as I get older. I've tried dieting, exercise - like 600 calories a day and swimming 5 times a week! But still couldnt lose the weight. I am now 20...
    ndevarennes ndevarennes
    26-30, F
    May 21, 2012

    More Energy, Less Fat, And Making Money At The Same Time!!

    Hi there! So to continue my story from 2 months ago, a little update... About 6 months ago I started on Visalus. I was incredibly sceptical, as I'm fairly sure I've tried about every diet, exercise, lifestyle changes, etc.. and never got the results I wanted, or if I did get some...
    ndevarennes ndevarennes
    26-30, F
    Jun 24, 2012

    Maybe Too Long

    For as long as I remember I was fat, actually for as long as I existed. When I was a kid it didn't matter much, but things always change don't they? My diffrence became so outstanding as I grew up, the problem comes when we have to be okay with our situation, and I couldn't do...
    neverbeensobroken neverbeensobroken
    26-30, F
    5 Responses Apr 22, 2013

    No Matter What It Takes...

    No matter what it takes, I will do anything it takes to lose weight, and feel better about myself.  I am willing to work my *** off, and give up so much, just so  look better, and feel better about myself! Nothing will come in my way. I have the drive, and the...
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    2 Responses Jan 17, 2010

    Have No Fear Guys Its Easier Than You Think!

    Aside from being able to lose weight and mold your body how you want, it has been made even easier for folks like you guys to stay motivated! Every week someone earns a piece of $10,000 and tons of other prizes and vacations just for losing 10 pounds or just getting into better...
    FitnessChamp FitnessChamp
    26-30
    Apr 1, 2013

    The Gym

    It's a new adventure. I signed up at our local Planet Fitness. So both my husband and I are going to start going to the gym, hopefully quite regularly. Tonight is our first night and I am very much looking forward to going. This is definately a first for me as I have never...
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    Apr 30, 2012

    I Am Motivated to Lose ~

    I want to lose weight and live a healthier life for myself and my kids. I have always struggled with my weight. Dont the diet thing, ect now I have decided to go back on Weight Watchers and I have started walking 2 miles per day and have a goal of 5 miles per day and maybe...
    snowbunny1002 snowbunny1002
    46-50, F
    30 Responses Sep 28, 2007

    Obese

    I have just been told that I am officially obese! This is a real slap in the face, because I have been in denial for the last four months, while my weight piled on. I am unhappy but want to do something about it, with Christmas coming its going to be difficult though.
    lollye lollye
    46-50
    3 Responses Dec 14, 2011

    Losing Weight Is Not About Buying Gimmicks

    My Vent: I am really sick of seeing ALL THE ADVERTISEMENTS and endorsements for products and programs for weight loss here at EP. They don't belong here and I won't read them. I hope that anyone who is touting products and programs will FAIL when they use this community as a...
    fightn4me fightn4me
    46-50, F
    2 Responses Jul 10, 2012

    I Can Do This

    I'm super psyched with my weight loss plan, and think I'm gonna succeed this time. Lost 20 lb in 2 weeks and have more energy and feel great. Been meeting my exercise goals everyday which is at 1 1/2 - 3 hrs a day. My goal is 5 lb a week, lofty I know. I just really need and want...
    blissfulmiss blissfulmiss
    36-40, F
    3 Responses Oct 15, 2013

    Personal Trainer

    I went to see a personal trainer today at my gym. He was really cool he sat down with me asked me about goals, my health, my age, all that good stuff and he came up with a program for me to follow 3 days a week for 6 weeks. It's circuit training, meaning he gave me a list of...
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    May 22, 2012

    It's My Time Again :).....

    I wrote a post in this group in Sept 2007 when I first joined since then there have been many changes. I joined a gym, excersised 6 days a week and stuck to the Weight Watchers program. I lost 69 lbs and then my Mom got sick and so something had to give, my trips to the gym...
    snowbunny1002 snowbunny1002
    46-50, F
    26 Responses May 31, 2009

    Yep That Time Of Year,,, Again

    Every new year I make the same old resolution,,, I want to lose weight and get fit.. OK 2011 is what 3 days away and guess what my resolution is??? I want to lose weight and get fit!!! (Hey at least I am constant LOL) OK in fairness to myself and trying to curb the self loathing...
    sweetandwild sweetandwild
    46-50
    4 Responses Dec 29, 2010

    Will try AGAIN to lose weight.

    My dad will help me and yeah, he really doesnt like how big i am getting.. Dont get me wrong i wanna lose the extra weight too.. You know, to feel better about myself. Please, help me keep motivated and any tips??
    kmisfit123 kmisfit123
    18-21, F
    1 Response Aug 10, 2014
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