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From swimf@n, Age 14 - 09/01/02 - IP#: 24.200.29.xxx  Click here to reply  
hey, i weigh around 134lbs and am 5'5...i'm on a swimteam so i have a lot of muscle. People say i look around 110-ish, but i hate the way i look. I've lost around 10-15lbs in a year just by swimming, and i'm keeping it up. I'm proud of my improvement, but one of my issues is my stomach...i do 3 sets of 15 crunches and 10 pushups a day, on top of 2hrs of intense swimming, although my stomach doesn't seem to firm up!! It's flat (sort of) , but it REALLY needs to firm up a lot...does anyone have any suggestions?? and i would like to know if 134lbs and 5'5 is overweight..thx a bunch!! =)
Reply from Karli, Age 14 - 09/09/02  - IP#: 161.184.23.xxx
Reply from Grace, Age 13 - 09/01/02  - IP#: 65.235.141.xxx
Reply from Sukey, Age 15 - 09/01/02  - IP#: 64.180.81.xxx

From Dominick, Age 18 - 09/01/02 - IP#: 216.158.68.xxx  Click here to reply  
hey ya'll! this is dominick...im an 18 year old female from florida, and i know what its like being overweight...my lil sisters overweight...and guys...dont stave yourself or try and make yourself throw up what u ate..i lost one of my best friends by tryin to throw up the food she ate, and by starving, she went almost 2 days without eating, and her heart began 2 stop beating like it should have been...so please...dont! i read that another girl said that on here, and its ture, shes right...dont..u wouldnt want somebody to lose u, jus like i lost my best friend..if any of ya wanna chat wit me in person, there are three s/ns u can reach me at ...freakchild43,terribleterra89,or buckeyebloom...i'll be there and im here to help u when u need me!and whatever we talk about is between u and me!

From Jennifer, Age 14 - 08/31/02 - IP#: 64.85.240.xxx  Click here to reply  
does ne one have any ideas on how to lose weight easily but steadily?? I want to lose prolly 10 pounds or more within a year. How do i do this without getting bored with the acivities or exercises OR cheating on my diet??
Reply from Grace, Age 13 - 09/01/02  - IP#: 65.235.141.xxx
Reply from laura, Age 16 - 08/31/02  - IP#: 24.200.29.xxx

From Alex, Age 14 - 08/31/02 - IP#: 206.222.81.xxx  Click here to reply  
hi its me again! i have lost 3 more pounds! i think it is because i am drinking more water and eating less junk food. i still need to lose 100 more pounds, but its a start!
Reply from kristin, Age 14 - 10/27/02  - IP#: 68.64.71.xxx
Reply from casey, Age 13 - 09/02/02  - IP#: 62.254.64.xxx
Reply from Rockerbaby - 09/02/02  - IP#: 65.163.106.xxx

From Alex, Age 14 - 08/30/02 - IP#: 206.222.81.xxx  Click here to reply  
I have lost 3 pounds! i am now weighing in at 257 pounds! I am finally getting somewhere!
Reply from Jessika, Age 13 - 08/30/02  - IP#: 24.66.94.xxx
Reply from Alex, Age 14 - 08/30/02  - IP#: 206.222.81.xxx

From gigi, Age 14 - 08/30/02 - IP#: 68.13.169.xxx  Click here to reply  
i have decided to put a list of good and bad things about either throwing up, or starving yourself to lose weight. Good things about it-1.you lose weight. 2. you look thiner. 3.food does not control u any more. Now fore the bad things. 1. barf taste bad. 2. barf goes up your nose. 3. barf smells bad. 4. when u starve, you can enjoy the great taste you once could. 5.people might catch you barfing or starving yourself and you will get lecture after lecture, or thyerapist after thyerapist, or punishments after punishments. 6.you are weaker and can't do any sports as u once could do. 7. you look like your always sick or have a cold. 8. you get heavy sags and dark rings around your eyes 9. your energy level goes way down. 10. u can't concentrate on things, such as school and start to fail at it. 11.you can get to be a stick and no guys never likes sticks. 12.you stop growing. mentally and... (view more)
Reply from swimf@n, Age 14 - 09/07/02  - IP#: 24.200.7.xxx
Reply from gigi, Age 14 - 08/31/02  - IP#: 68.96.142.xxx
Reply from Rockerbaby - 08/31/02  - IP#: 65.163.106.xxx
Reply from me again..barf, throwup, Age 13 - 08/30/02  - IP#: 65.26.14.xxx
Reply from gigi, Age 14 - 08/30/02  - IP#: 68.13.169.xxx

From Tes, Age 12 - 08/30/02 - IP#: 67.219.152.xxx  Click here to reply  
People im fat!! i need 2 loose weight !! what should i do and how cani do it with out getting hurt i hate myself and if i loose weight it will b all betta plez help!!
Reply from Lindsay, Age 17 - 05/26/03  - IP#: 66.215.232.xxx
Reply from Meme, Age 12 - 09/01/02  - IP#: 24.112.180.xxx

From Grace, Age 13 - 08/30/02 - IP#: 65.235.141.xxx  Click here to reply  
Are there any other easy to get foods that do the same thing as apple vinegar? (I think thats what its called)I dont think Mom would let me get it. If there was a fruit or vegetable or something it would be better.
Reply from candy, Age 14 - 09/02/02  - IP#: 202.156.2.xxx

From Michelle, Age 14 - 08/30/02 - IP#: 63.168.31.xxx  Click here to reply  
Here are some tips and such for all of you. I hope you find them helpful!
I've been reading a lot of posts lately that have made me really worried for people on this board. They are trying to take the easy way out, which, as it ends up , really isn't the best way to go at it. You won't lose weight if you starve yourself (because when you eat your body will put the weight back on), you'll only end up hurting yourself. Don't try to throw up, that only hurts you more. First of all, you don't really lose that much weight by throwing up, second, you can damage the lining of your throat from the acids of your stomach when you throw up, and third, there are definately quicker and easier, yes easier ways to lose weight. The three main things you need to do to lose weight are A) keep track of what you eat. Set a calorie limit, but make sure it is no less than 1200 calories. If you eat less ... (view more)

Reply from Michelle, Age 14 - 09/02/02  - IP#: 63.168.31.xxx
Reply from Grace, Age 13 - 08/30/02  - IP#: 65.235.141.xxx

From Jennifer, Age 14 - 08/29/02 - IP#: 64.85.240.xxx  Click here to reply  
OK guys, you tell me... is a 36 inch waist and 39 inch hips fat or no?
Reply from gigi, Age 14 - 08/30/02  - IP#: 68.13.169.xxx
Reply from Christine, Age 15 - 08/30/02  - IP#: 213.122.100.xxx

From Jennifer, Age 14 - 08/29/02 - IP#: 64.85.240.xxx  Click here to reply  
Hey you guys, im 14 and i really want to lose weight, i weigh about 150 but have a lot of muscle. I wear like a size 9 to 11 pants and i work out a lot. I REALLY want to lose weight so that im at least a size 7 or just tone up my muscles, nothing seems to work. Should i like start an eating disorder or SOMETHING ive worked so hard and nothing seems to be working PLZ HELP!!!! ~jen
Reply from gigi, Age 14 - 08/30/02  - IP#: 68.13.169.xxx
Reply from tes, Age 12 - 08/30/02  - IP#: 67.219.152.xxx
Reply from Rachel, Age 16 - 08/30/02  - IP#: 24.192.202.xxx

From Angelica, Age 17 - 08/29/02 - IP#: 24.161.195.xxx  Click here to reply  
HEY DOES ANYONE HAVE ANY GOOD TIPS ON HOW TO LOOSE WEIGHT? i MEAN GOOD TIPS THAT WILL HELP. I WANT TO LOOSE WEIGHT BEFORE NOVEMBER. I WEIGH 220 AND I WANT TO GET DOWN TO 160 AT LEAST. sO PLEASE HELP ME OUT I'VE LOST WEIGHT BUT I WANT TO KNOW DIFFERENT WAYS. sO I CAN LOOSE MORE.
Reply from Jordan, Age 13 - 08/31/02  - IP#: 205.188.208.xxx
Reply from Whitney, Age 13 - 08/30/02  - IP#: 205.188.208.xxx

From Jessica, Age 13 - 08/29/02 - IP#: 65.26.14.xxx  Click here to reply  
I am 13 yrs old and am 140 pounds. I have recently lost 20 pounds that I am really proud of by eating correctly. But I havent lost any more by continuing my diet food plan so I have gotten disguraged! 20 pounds isnt enough for me. I want to be 100! Therefore I have been trying to buy this drug called "epicak" that makes you throw up on purpose. I havent been able to purcahse it yet and now I am thinking that maybey the reason to me not finding it in stores was for my own good? Well, I am really sick of being overweight! I am a dancer and simply cannot be overweight! But because I go to school, I am afraid to take this drug because I dont know if I will be able to control when I throwup because I dont want to throw up during class! IF ANYONE KNOWS ANYTHING ABOUT A DRUG THAT IS SPECIFICALLY MADE TO MAKe YOU HURL PLEASE ANSWER TO THIS MESSAGE! I have to loose weight and am fasting... (view more)
Reply from Jordan, Age 13 - 09/01/02  - IP#: 24.163.176.xxx
Reply from gigi, Age 14 - 08/30/02  - IP#: 68.13.169.xxx
Reply from Grace, Age 13 - 08/29/02  - IP#: 65.235.141.xxx
Reply from Rachel, Age 16 - 08/29/02  - IP#: 24.192.202.xxx
Reply from Gretchen, Age 15 - 08/29/02  - IP#: 208.14.142.xxx
Reply from Rachel, Age 17 - 08/29/02  - IP#: 204.60.205.xxx

From Amanda, Age 19 - 08/29/02 - IP#: 204.60.45.xxx  Click here to reply  
Hi. I have posted a few things on this board. I know this is a message board about weight, but I have 2 questions that aren't about weight. I would really appreciate it if a lot of people would answer. THANKS!
1) Do you think it is alright for your friend to date your ex boyfriend or girlfriend?
2) Is it ok for your friend to break plans they already made with you so they can spend time with their boyfriend or girlfriend?
Thanks to everyone who answers!!!
Reply from Grace, Age 13 - 08/30/02  - IP#: 65.235.141.xxx
Reply from manda jh, Age 14 - 08/30/02  - IP#: 152.163.189.xxx
Reply from Amanda, Age 19 - 08/30/02  - IP#: 64.252.222.xxx
Reply from ???????, Age 12 - 08/30/02  - IP#: 205.188.208.xxx
Reply from Rachel, Age 16 - 08/29/02  - IP#: 24.192.202.xxx

From InCuBuS ChiC, Age 13 - 08/29/02 - IP#: 152.163.188.xxx  Click here to reply  
hey ppl i think i did sumthin wrong tday well i had breafast (cereal) and i wanted to have this sandwhich but u had to put mayo on it and im not too fond of mayo so i jus put a lil and i only ate 1/4 of it cuz it made me sick then i made left overs from a roast we had and i had a lil bit of meat sum carrots and i took too much potatoes so i didnt eat it all and then i got a major craving for chips and once i started eating them i couldnt stop and i did ( i used to norm. eat half the bag and i didnt do that thiss timE) but i feel so fat what dod i do????
Reply from Jennifer, Age 14 - 08/29/02  - IP#: 64.85.240.xxx

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