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From Dixie, Age 18 - 05/14/13 - IP#: 184.21.57.xxx  Click here to reply  
Ht. 5'6", Start: 172 lb, Today: 158 lb (BMI %tile: 83), Goal: 125 lb - One year ago I lost lost fifty pounds but I never reached my goal weight and then I gained nearly thirty pounds since October. I am again trying to reach my goal weight, which is 36 pounds away. I'm happy to give advice, but before I had support, and now I'm alone in my task. Help is appreciated, and is freely given! :)
Reply from Ryan, Age 10 - 05/15/13  - IP#: 82.14.35.xxx

From Olive, Age 18 - 05/11/13 - IP#: 65.129.203.xxx  Click here to reply  
Ht. 5'4.3", Start: 182 lb, Today: 151 lb (BMI %tile: 84), Goal: 143 lb - Just turned 18, transferring over here(:
Hai everybody(: How's everybody doing?
Reply from Grace, Age 18 - 05/24/13  - IP#: 70.210.7.xxx

From Grace, Age 18 - 05/03/13 - IP#: 174.228.21.xxx  Click here to reply  
Ht. 5'5", Start: 245 lb, Today: 225 lb (BMI %tile: 98), Goal: 160 lb - Hello everyone! I just wanted to let you know I have a Facebook page for encouragement for girls struggling with weight problems, eating disorders, low self esteem, etc. I am still recovering and losing weight I've gained, but I've learned a lot along the way and I want to help anyone who needs it. So if you want to look me up and talk sometime, my Facebook name is Grace Belle. I would LOVE to hear from you! In the meantime, stay strong! 

From Hannah, Age 20 - 04/27/13 - IP#: 94.171.212.xxx  Click here to reply  
Ht. 5'2", Start: 299 lb, Today: 390 lb (BMI: 71), Goal: 140 lb - Hi, I got rushed into hospital last week. My heart finally started to give up. I was at home, and my heart was racing, my parents took my pulse and blood pressure on my monitor and phoned for the ambulance. They came to me, but I could not manage to stand up to get out of my bed. The doctors and my parents, pulled me up after a while, and I was rushed to hospital. I have been put on oxygen, they had to clean me and dress my wounds as I didnt realise the rolls of fat had infections in between them. My legs cannot hold my weight and my lungs are being crushed of a night time if I lie down. I am on oxygen now of an evening so i don't die, and my heart is suffering a lot, they think I had a mini heart attack, but, if I don't lose some weight soon, I may not make it to 25!
Reply from Jessica, Age 17 - 04/29/13  - IP#: 76.6.36.xxx

From Hannah, Age 20 - 04/09/13 - IP#: 94.171.212.xxx  Click here to reply  
Ht. 5'2", Start: 299 lb, Today: 351 lb (BMI: 64), Goal: 130 lb - I am struggling with being so obese. I have many health issues. I have high blood pressure, high cholesterol and a pulse rate that is too fast. My doctor said I could have a heart attack soon. Please help me, my organs are covered in so much fat.
Reply from Michael, Age 18 - 04/17/13  - IP#: 68.191.108.xxx
Reply from Jessica, Age 17 - 04/11/13  - IP#: 76.6.36.xxx

From melissa, Age 21 - 04/07/13 - IP#: 173.206.17.xxx  Click here to reply  
Ht. 5'4", Start: 177 lb, Today: 177 lb (BMI: 30), Goal: 120 lb - I have been trying to lose weight for about a year now. I only eat fruit, vegetables and protein. I go on the elliptical for 40 mins 4-5-6 times a week and I do pilates and I have also done the Jillian Michaels DVDs. I have been trying so hard but its not working !! Please help!! What am i doing wrong??!?!

From Michael, Age 18 - 03/29/13 - IP#: 68.191.108.xxx  Click here to reply  
Ht. 5'7", Start: 332 lb, Today: 332 lb (BMI %tile: 98), Goal: 200 lb - Hi my name is Michael, I'm 18 and just like Heather I've been diagnosed with type 2 diabetes, high blood pressure and I'm now at risk for a heart attack! I've been fat throughout my life and it's all my fault! I put all that fattening junk food down my mouth, yes it tasted great but little did I know it was also killing me! My doctor warned me about all this when I was younger but I did not listen, I dismissed it as something that would happen years, even decades down my life. But sadly I was so wrong, I now have to take 2 diabetes pills each day - 1 in the morning and 1 at night, 1 high blood pressure pill in the morning, and a daily aspirin for my heart. According to my doctor if I continue my current lifestyle choices I will most likely die before I'm 30 from either a stroke or a heart attack. That is what finally made me decide to save my life ans lose... (view more)
Reply from Jessica, Age 17 - 04/01/13  - IP#: 76.6.36.xxx

From Rose, Age 23 - 03/25/13 - IP#: 92.251.219.xxx  Click here to reply  
Ht. 5'3", Start: 420 lb, Today: 428 lb (BMI: 76), Goal: 140 lb - Hi guys I am severely over-weight. Please I need help I drink over ten litres of coca cola a day! I can't walk because my thighs rub together and when I shower I notice that there is a greasy build. I want to be normal.
Reply from jen, Age 23 - 05/16/13  - IP#: 68.190.114.xxx
Reply from Michael, Age 18 - 03/29/13  - IP#: 68.191.108.xxx

From Cassidy, Age 19 - 03/22/13 - IP#: 98.100.138.xxx  Click here to reply  
Ht. 5'8", Start: 350 lb, Today: 348 lb (BMI %tile: 98), Goal: 150 lb - Hey guys--any advice on losing weight in general? I mean, I got an Xbox 360 with Kinect and I rent video games ONLY for Kinect. But like I sometimes have a tendency to overeat. What do I do???

From Mora, Age 18 - 03/06/13 - IP#: 74.82.68.xxx  Click here to reply  
Ht. 165 cm, Start: 185 kg, Today: 185 kg (BMI %tile: 98), Goal: 120 kg - No that's wrong I'm 5'5 and weigh 185  (Note: 165 cm, 185 kg is 5'5", 407 lb.)
Reply from Jessica, Age 17 - 03/21/13  - IP#: 76.6.36.xxx

From Mora, Age 18 - 03/06/13 - IP#: 74.82.68.xxx  Click here to reply  
Ht. 165 cm, Start: 185 kg, Today: 185 kg (BMI %tile: 98), Goal: 120 kg - Hi I'm going to be 18 in may so I think I should be in the 18+ category anyways as a kid I use to eat a lot of junk but I never gained a lot of weight until I turned a teen I started to become really overweight I've been trying to loose weight since then I've been on a lot of diet they work but after 3-4 months I go back to my bad eating habits this is the second time on this site the first time I just read everyone post and said nothing but now I'm gonna speak up I want to loose weight and I need someone or some friends to help and encourage me to reach my goal I know I can do it I just need some help  (Note: 165 cm, 185 kg is 5'5", 407 lb.)

From tina, Age 23 - 02/24/13 - IP#: 76.253.73.xxx  Click here to reply  
Ht. 5'9", Start: 172.3 lb, Today: 172.3 lb (BMI: 25), Goal: 145 lb - Hey y'all, i'm new here. Been trying to lose weight for years now but I just haven't been able to. Hoping having a positive community will help!
Reply from Heather, Age 19 - 03/08/13  - IP#: 124.199.43.xxx

From Heather, Age 19 - 02/18/13 - IP#: 124.199.43.xxx  Click here to reply  
Ht. 5'8", Start: 315 lb, Today: 263 lb (BMI %tile: 98), Goal: 165 lb - Hello, I've been overweight pretty much since I was about 10 years old. I was always the kid who wanted sweets, candy, and unhealthy foods. Only being 19 years old, I have recently been diagnosed as having early onset of type 2 diabetes. It certainly has changed my entire life. It's even tougher being in South Korea because my family is military. It's not what I pictured in my life, especially at this young of an age. I knew I may have been doomed one day way later in my future, just not a kid. My parents felt it was a lot of their fault, but also, it was mostly mine. I controlled what went in my mouth, and whatever I thought was amazingly good, I ate it. My mindset then was as "eh, nothing bad can happen this early in life to me." Boy, was I wrong. I have high blood pressure, menstrual problems, high blood sugar, high cholesterol (which you need to keep a very... (view more)
Reply from Jessica, Age 17 - 02/17/13  - IP#: 76.6.36.xxx

From E, Age 18 - 01/20/13 - IP#: 74.110.195.xxx  Click here to reply  
Ht. 5'5", Start: 168 lb, Today: 161.3 lb (BMI %tile: 88), Goal: 145 lb - I don't know, I can't talk to people about trying to loose weight and so I'm afraid to make healthy eating decisions in front of them. Any advice? I am extremely athletic though. It's like a Catch 22

From Grace, Age 18 - 01/12/13 - IP#: 70.193.8.xxx  Click here to reply  
Ht. 5'5", Start: 245 lb, Today: 222 lb (BMI %tile: 98), Goal: 155 lb - Hey everyone! I just turned 18, so I think this is my first time on the 18+ bulletin board :) I'll fill you in on my story. Since I was about twelve, I started noticing that I was heavier than my sisters. As I grew older, I got more and more overweight and I started wondering why. No one in my family is obese, and I didn't eat any more than they did! Still, I kept gaining. Needless to say, it was very frustrating. Finally, when I was 17 my mom took me to an iridologist, a natural doctor. She told me that I had a thyroid problem. It had knocked my hormones all out of balance and had caused an overgrowth of yeast in my body. This caused me to gain weight that I wasn't able to lose. I felt relief that I finally knew what the problem was! The doctor gave me some natural supplements that would help regulate things in my body as well as a diet that would... (view more)
Reply from Bill, Age 29 - 05/27/13  - IP#: 97.118.119.xxx

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