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From Amanda, Age 22 - 11/21/11 - IP#: 63.135.29.xxx  Click here to reply  
Ht. 5'8", Start: 225 lb, Today: 166.8 lb (BMI: 25), Goal: 155 lb - I haven't been on here in months. I've been so lazy and undetermined. I don't understand how or why but I totally lacked motivation and drive over the course of the last 4-5 months. I think it was the stress of finishing college and finding a job. But the good news is that I started up again 3 days ago and I'm going strong. I've already lost 1 pound (prob. mostly water). I will be a bridesmaid in my best friends wedding in August, and we went for a dress fitting on Saturday and picked out this beautiful black dress for us all to wear. I loved the way I looked, except for my flabby arms. So I've decided to diet and exercise to get back down to my lowest weight of 155 for the official fitting in February (There's no going back after that. Once it's ordered I'm stuck with that size) so I really want to stick with this and get this stupid fat off!... (view more)

From Jared, Age 26 - 11/21/11 - IP#: 184.14.94.xxx  Click here to reply  
Ht. 5'8", Start: 200 lb, Today: 195 lb (BMI: 30), Goal: 180 lb - I lost 5 lbs
Reply from Claire, Age 22 - 12/04/11  - IP#: 24.239.153.xxx
Reply from Amanda, Age 22 - 11/21/11  - IP#: 63.135.29.xxx

From Danielle, Age 19 - 11/18/11 - IP#: 128.211.217.xxx  Click here to reply  
Ht. 5'5", Start: 170 lb, Today: 170 lb (BMI %tile: 91), Goal: 145 lb - I have hated the way I looked for so long, but I find it difficult to have to motivation to stick to weight loss. I will start out really well on an exercise and eating plan, but when weight loss doesn't come quickly, I quit. I find myself eating to feel better all. the. time. I hate that I do it, but once I get upset, I immediately think, "hmm, some ice cream, (or other kind of yummy junk food.) would really help me right now." Immediately after I am back to disliking how I look. Does anyone have advice to turn around emotional eating? I have tried for so long, but I don't know a healthy habit to replace it with.. does anyone have a success story to share? I need help, really badly.
Reply from Amanda, Age 22 - 11/21/11  - IP#: 63.135.29.xxx

From Kim, Age 18 - 11/18/11 - IP#: 24.20.255.xxx  Click here to reply  
Ht. 5'5", Start: 262 lb, Today: 264 lb (BMI %tile: 98), Goal: 240 lb - I wanna get down to 240 so i can donate bone marrow, but i need tips or something or if someone wants to like email to motivate anyone. i just really need help and i really wanna do this. it is also harder for me to lose weight because i have PCOS which makes it really difficult.
Reply from Amanda, Age 22 - 11/21/11  - IP#: 63.135.29.xxx

From Tori, Age 19 - 11/17/11 - IP#: 184.153.197.xxx  Click here to reply  
Ht. 5'6", Start: 285 lb, Today: 284 lb (BMI %tile: 98), Goal: 170 lb - Hey everyone. I'm really really tired of being overweight, and I have the world's strongest DESIRE to lose the weight. But I lack the willpower. Unfortunately, my busy schedule prevents me from being online a lot. What I'm looking for, ideally, is 3-5 people I can grow close to and work with on this journey. I'm hoping to find some texting buddies, since texting is the best way to reach me most of the time. I'd like to be able to exchange milestone pictures and engage in friendly competitions such as "Who can lose 5lbs first?" If you're interested, send me an email at heyy_its_tori@hotmail.com and we'll get in touch about this. :)
Thanks,
Tori

From Roxie, Age 21 - 11/13/11 - IP#: 116.60.99.xxx  Click here to reply  
Ht. 5'8", Start: 207 lb, Today: 199.4 lb (BMI: 30), Goal: 165 lb - I Feel great ! this is the first time in 2.5 years that i have been under 200 ! This is pure motivation to me i want to keep going ! i wanna get to 165 ! i doing great so far !
Reply from Tori, Age 19 - 11/17/11  - IP#: 184.153.197.xxx

From amy, Age 22 - 11/07/11 - IP#: 128.211.230.xxx  Click here to reply  
Ht. 5'3", Start: 165 lb, Today: 165 lb (BMI: 29), Goal: 140 lb - I have always been on the heavier side. I remember being like 13 and being this weigh-only fluctuating + or - 10 pounds at this same height. I am a very emotional eater, and have trouble motivating myself to exercise. plus i am in college in a dorm with dorm food, so that can be hard sometimes, but i am going to try to finally lose the weight, without obsessing over the numbers

From Megan, Age 18 - 10/12/11 - IP#: 70.155.155.xxx  Click here to reply  
Ht. 5'4", Start: 174.6 lb, Today: 174 lb (BMI %tile: 94), Goal: 125 lb - Hey, I've been coming to this site since I turned 13. Wayy to long to not have done anything. I've lost 15lbs around 5 seperate time, but i always gain the weight back. I know what to do to eat heathly I just can't seem to stick to it. Recently, a friend of mine who was my size lost all of her weight and is now at my goal weight. I envy her for being able to do it. I started Medifast last week and i have lost some weight. At first everything was absolutely disgusting. I adjusted my taste to it. Now I enjoy it. I have signed up for the next 26 weeks and plan to reach my goal weight by January. I really want to loose weight before the end of highschool. So my peers can notice and I can reinvent myself for college. I'm excited and sticking to it. I do best when face with accountability. So each Monday i will be updating my weightloss PROGRESS! and would love to be of benefit to anyone who may need it. Thanks so much for Reading!
Reply from Jessica, Age 16 - 10/21/11  - IP#: 71.2.33.xxx

From Emily, Age 20 - 09/27/11 - IP#: 67.250.122.xxx  Click here to reply  
Ht. 5'4", Start: 175 lb, Today: 175 lb (BMI: 30), Goal: 130 lb - Hey guys! My name is Emily, I'm 20 years old, and I've just begun my journey to lose weight. I've been coming to this site since I was maybe 14, and until now it's always been a 'lets feel sorry for myself and not do anything to better myself' attitude. I've recently become fed-up with everything though, and joined weight watchers! I'm really excited to see if it will really work. I'm on my third day, and I'll be honest, it's not so bad. The hardest part is making better food choices, but in all actuality, I'm not starving and I'm still eating some things that I used to! My first goal is to drop 5% of my weight, which would be 166. I'll try to keep up with my journey, and if anyone has any questions or comments, I'd love to talk!
Good luck to everyone!
Reply from amy, Age 20 - 11/07/11  - IP#: 128.211.230.xxx

From Carla, Age 18 - 09/12/11 - IP#: 166.137.143.xxx  Click here to reply  
Ht. 5'0", Start: 144 lb, Today: 144 lb (BMI %tile: 91), Goal: 115 lb - I'm ready to begin a new healthy life where I feel confident. I just want to be ready to live the life rather than hiding. If anyone would like a workout buddy or someone to just talk to this struggle about, please email me at carlahernandez14@aol.com
Reply from tameka, Age 18 - 11/04/11  - IP#: 74.231.185.xxx

From Chelsea, Age 24 - 09/11/11 - IP#: 98.224.133.xxx  Click here to reply  
Ht. 5'7", Start: 357 lb, Today: 357 lb (BMI: 56), Goal: 250 lb - Hey guys..Im looking for a buddy to do this with. Someone where I can text/message them and say hey, lets go for a walk and they will go for a walk with me, >even though not in person...but in spirit. I will know someone else is going to go at the same time. We can also discuss our diet/exercise plans and just be support for each other. Let me know if youre interested...cpushm@gmail.com
Reply from Ta-tee, Age 18 - 10/29/11  - IP#: 71.135.111.xxx
Reply from Kay, Age 18 - 09/17/11  - IP#: 99.40.99.xxx
Reply from Emily, Age 24 - 09/13/11  - IP#: 68.43.124.xxx

From AManda, Age 22 - 08/30/11 - IP#: 63.135.9.xxx  Click here to reply  
Ht. 5'8", Start: 225 lb, Today: 166 lb (BMI: 25), Goal: 145 lb - Well I haven't been on here in way too long. Managed to somewhat maintain.Gained about a pound but I'll lose it. Anyways, the reason for my coming back is because I really need motivation. My best friend is getting married next August and I will be a bridesmaid. The wedding isn't for a whole year BUT we are doing a dress fitting in March. So... that's about 6 and a half months. I need to crack down!! It's not only about losing weight I need to tone up as well. strapless dresses don't look too pretty when you've got grandma Bingo arms lol Here's to hoping I can lose at least 10 pounds in the next few months. Good luck to you all!
Reply from Kia, Age 14 - 09/22/11  - IP#: 98.26.239.xxx

From Jill, Age 18 - 08/27/11 - IP#: 24.121.164.xxx  Click here to reply  
Ht. 5'5", Start: 282 lb, Today: 285 lb (BMI %tile: 98), Goal: 150 lb - Hey guys. So, once again, it's been months since I've posted and I haven't lost anything. I've probably gained since the last time I posted, in fact. But I've finally decided... I am done being overweight. I am going to do WHATEVER it takes to lose weight. I've wasted too many years looking like this and I'm done. So wish me luck, guys! I'll try to post back soon to tell everyone how it's going. And I wish you all the best!
Reply from Kia, Age 14 - 09/22/11  - IP#: 98.26.239.xxx
Reply from Emily, Age 24 - 09/13/11  - IP#: 68.43.124.xxx

From Olivia, Age 18 - 08/18/11 - IP#: 195.241.152.xxx  Click here to reply  
Ht. 177 cm, Start: 128 kg, Today: 102 kg (BMI %tile: 96), Goal: 68 kg - Today is a horrible day.This week was going so well. I had barely eaten anything all week and things were great. But this morning my boyfriend surprised me with breakfast in bed which consisted basically completely of fatty foods. With cheesecake for dessert. I devoured everything, and I HATE myself for it. Of course I tried to burn it all and go for jog but now that i've eaten so much again I am hungry constantly and eating. I almost feel like my boyfriend wanted me to eat that much again. I love him, but I don;t want to be fat anymore.
What do I do?  (Note: 177 cm, 102 kg is 5'9.7", 224.872 lb.)
Reply from Kia, Age 14 - 09/22/11  - IP#: 98.26.239.xxx
Reply from Marina, Age 23 - 08/24/11  - IP#: 24.36.172.xxx

From steph, Age 18 - 08/15/11 - IP#: 99.185.123.xxx  Click here to reply  
Ht. 5'3", Start: 170 lb, Today: 170 lb (BMI %tile: 94), Goal: 130 lb - Hi I'm stephanie, I'm 18 years old and i can honestly say that I've had weight issues from a very early age. first off I've had a rough childhood; i was sexually abused when i was about 4 by my babysitters son and i had no idea what was happening to me at the time. i remember i would feel uncomfortable and even hide when i was left alone with the person. then one day i remember him pointing out an obese lady on tv and saying that she was really fat and ugly, so i guess i gained weight to protect myself and well the abuse stopped. when i was in 3rd grade i subconsciously knew what he had done to me but i never came forth with it. it wasn't until 5th grade that i started actually struggling with body issues and weight and i became less confident.. and well i became very depressed by high school over my weight. i was on a fast track freshman year to lose... (view more)
Reply from Kia, Age 14 - 09/22/11  - IP#: 98.26.239.xxx
Reply from Katie, Age 15 - 09/13/11  - IP#: 99.111.253.xxx

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