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From j_lynn, Age 16 - 03/09/02 - IP#: 216.90.103.xxx  Click here to reply  
ok this is for "me age 13", ok what you are doing sounds great. how long have you been on this diet? See, the thing is you dont truely see results until weeks or even months after starting you diet/workout routine. your body takes time to adjust to changes being made. you MUST be patient- you know its worth it. NEXT QUESTION- are you counting your calories or guessing? and what exactly are you eating?? you need to balance things out- bread-veggies-fruit-dairy

From j_lynn, Age 16 - 03/09/02 - IP#: 216.90.103.xxx  Click here to reply  
Oh MY DEAR SWEET GOD. AN ADULT FEMALE ON AN AVERAGE CONSUMES 2,000 CALORIES A DAY. A HEALTHY ACTIVE TEENAGER CONSUMES 2,500 A DAY. MY GUESS IS THAT ALOT OF YOU ON HERE ARE NOT ACTIVE, OR ELSE YOU WOULDNT BE HERE. NO WONDER YOU GUYS ARE GAINING SO MUCH WEIGHT. PLEASE, DONT BE EMBARRESED TO MEEY WITH YOUR DOCTOR. LADIES, PUH LEEEEESE DONT LISTEN TO THESE DIET PLANS ON CALORIC INTAKE. YOU NEED TO GET A PHYSICAL FROM YOUR DOC FIRST THEN THEY'LL FILL YOU IN. IF YOU GUYS HAVE ANY QUESTIONS, JULIES HAS A NUTRITION AND WEIGHT LOSS SITE- POST ME BACK AND I'LL GIVE YA THE TAILS' LOTTA LOVE~~~~PEACE
Reply from me, Age 13 - 03/09/02  - IP#: 62.254.0.xxx

From jenna, Age 18 - 03/09/02 - IP#: 205.188.198.xxx  Click here to reply  
hello
Reply from casey, Age 12 - 03/15/02  - IP#: 209.214.79.xxx

From j_lynn, Age 16 - 03/09/02 - IP#: 216.90.103.xxx  Click here to reply  
DONT WONDER WHY I KNOW TONS OF INFO ON WEIGHT LOSS. MY STEP MOTHER IS A NUTRITIONIST. SHES THE ONE WHO HELPED ME LOSS WEIGHT AND HELPS ME BULILD SITES TO HELP OTHERS OUT THERE. I WEIGHED 145 LBS. BEFORE I STARTED MY DIET PLAN. IT IS OK TO USE 500 CALORIES A DAY- IT DEPENDS ON HOW ACTIVE YOU ARE AND I WAS NOT ACTIVE AT ALL. NO ONE SHOULD EVER USE THESE DIET PLANS FROM ANYONE- NOT EVEN THAT SCAREY OLD ASHLEY CHIC- BY THE WAY YOU ARE 25 YRS OLD- WHAT ARE YOU DOING HERE- THIS IS PEERS HELPING PEERSALWAYS CHECK WITH YOUR NUTRITIONIST OR YOUR DOCTOR. EVERY ONE IS MADE DIFFERENTLY. LOTTA LOVE- PEACE OUT
Reply from Ashley, Age 25 - 03/14/02  - IP#: 68.63.22.xxx
Reply from Jenna, Age 18 - 03/09/02  - IP#: 205.188.198.xxx

From Dustin, Age 14 - 03/09/02 - IP#: 207.218.209.xxx  Click here to reply  
I'm 14, 5'8", 185 lbs, 34 waist, 22% bodyfat. What are reasonable goals to commit to in these areas? Any help would be greatly appreciated.
Reply from j_lynn, Age 16 - 03/09/02  - IP#: 216.90.103.xxx

From Michelle, Age 14 - 03/09/02 - IP#: 63.168.31.xxx  Click here to reply  
Ashley is right. You can't survive on less than 1200 calories a day. You can seriously hurt your body if you eat less than that. The best thing to do is exercise off the extra calories with controlled moderate exercise. You should eat about 1800-2400 calories a day (girls lower, guys higher) then exercise for about a half an hour. If you notice, most skinny people are in sports or some type of group or class that keeps them moving. Skipping meals slows your metabolism, while eating right and exercising keeps your metabolism running the fastest it can. Just think of it as a burning fire. A fire needs fuel and oxygen to stay bright and burning. We get fuel from the food we eat and oxygen from exercising. Please take care of your body, you have to live with it for a life time.

From >>>, Age 12 - 03/09/02 - IP#: 64.12.96.xxx  Click here to reply  
I have an extremely overweight friend, who dosnt even seem to notice how overweight she is. She eats a lot and all the time...i dont know how to tell her that she is overweight, and shouldnt eat like that. She dosnt even care that people tease her constantly, and that its harder for her to do certain things. I feel real bad for her, and i feel bad myself for not doing anything. But, i dont know how to tell her. PLEASE reply with any ideas. I need to tell her someway, and soon.
Reply from Hannah, Age 14 - 03/10/02  - IP#: 216.54.158.xxx
Reply from j_lynn, Age 16 - 03/09/02  - IP#: 216.90.103.xxx

From Ashley, Age 25 - 03/09/02 - IP#: 209.214.44.xxx  Click here to reply  
To j_lynn: PLEASE DO NOT TELL ANYONE TO EAT SUCH A SMALL AMOUNT OF CALORIES!!! It is unhealthy and dangerous and you have no right putting the lives of teens in danger! I am not trying to be mean to you, as I am sure you have the best of intentions. I am merely trying to tell you that what you are telling them is very dangerous. I am glad it turned out ok for you but to tell other teens to try it is just plain dangerous. Also, you don't have to use the word hell in every message you send! Enough already. Please, sweetie, help others by giving them healthy tips and email me or send me a message if you want to.
Ashley
tulipgirl1@hotmail.com

From Gretchen, Age 15 - 03/09/02 - IP#: 148.63.223.xxx  Click here to reply  
Actually, I HAVE talked to my doctor about weight loss. You, j_lynn, are right. 500 calories is not starving yourself, yet. But if you continue to stay on a diet which only allows the intake of 500 calories a day, you will not last long. Your body will not have the energy it needs. You will become weak, tired, and irritable. After a week, at the least, you could go into starvation mode. That is not a healthy, or effective plan.

From Ashley, Age 25 - 03/09/02 - IP#: 209.214.44.xxx  Click here to reply  
This message is for VineVixen17 and to all the other teens out there...please don't ever try anorexia or bulimia. Those aren't diets. They are eating disorders which can eventually kill you. And to VineVixen17, I remember exactly how it was to be in your shoes. I am also 5'5". I now weigh 130 lbs and I am so proud of the body I now have. I am healthy, I eat right and exercize, and I am in my target weight range. Please don't try to starve yourself just to be a size 2. At your height, a size 2 would look anorexic. I will help you in anyway I can but you have to promise me, and yourself, that you will only try healthy ways. Are you drinking a lot of cokes? Sorry, I am from the south and in the south, when we say coke we mean any kind of soda. Cokes are high in sugar and sugar turns into fat if it isn't burned off. ANyway, email me or send me messages here and I will support you in way I can. Take care and good luck!
Ashley

From Kelli, Age 17 - 03/09/02 - IP#: 206.31.43.xxx  Click here to reply  
J_Lynn, Eating less slows down your metabolism. You don't want to lose it too fast because you can gain it back faster. 500 calories is not even close to being enough. One piece of cheese pizza is 500 calories and I dont think thats all that everyone wants to eat every day. Please look at your diet plan a little more carefully. Starving yourself to 500 calories is kind of like being anorexic. My friend died from that diease and I don't want to see that happen to anyone else. So if you are reading this please don't take J_Lynn's advice.~Kelli~
Reply from j_lynn, Age 16 - 03/09/02  - IP#: 216.90.103.xxx

From keralyn, Age 14 - 03/09/02 - IP#: 216.227.140.xxx  Click here to reply  
Hello Everyone,
My name is Keralyn. I am really reeeeally unhappy with my appearance and the way I look and my weight! I am about 5'4 and 150 almost 160 pounds! I hate it!! I want to know the FASTEST way to get weight off... i want to be 120-130 pounds. can anyone help>>!>! if so.. PLEASE EMAIL ME AT cherrycake91@hotmail.com
THANKS! AND PLEASE PLEASE PLEASE WRITE BACK
Reply from j_lynn, Age 16 - 03/11/02  - IP#: 216.90.103.xxx

From j_lynn, Age 16 - 03/08/02 - IP#: 216.90.103.xxx  Click here to reply  
People, People. what the hell is your major malfunction??? YOU ALL ARE DOING IT ALL WRONG. TRY THIS: 500-1000 calories a day. 15-30 min of some sort of exercise. Do this for about a month. JUST TRY IT FOR CHRIST SAKE. This worked for me. I have battled for 5 years with my weight and self esteem. I am real curious to see if what worked for me will help others. Remember to count your calories. Write them down. Plan your meals ahead of time. Stick to chicken istead of red meat.
If you guys need help post me up a message i have tons of answers. Lotta love- l8ter
Reply from candy, Age 13 - 03/11/02  - IP#: 202.156.76.xxx
Reply from Ashley, Age 25 - 03/09/02  - IP#: 209.214.44.xxx

From kristina, Age 13 - 03/08/02 - IP#: 217.39.84.xxx  Click here to reply  
Hiya guyz! k, I really want to go on a calorie counting diet but im not sure what my calorie limit per day is, im a 13 year old girl (almost 14 in a month, hehehe) + im vegetarian, i think itz either 1200 or 2500 but im not sure plz help, thanx + *keep smilin*
Reply from Michelle, Age 14 - 03/09/02  - IP#: 63.168.31.xxx
Reply from j_lynn, Age 16 - 03/08/02  - IP#: 216.90.103.xxx

From Angel, Age 12 - 03/08/02 - IP#: 24.242.81.xxx  Click here to reply  
No one ever replies to my messages. I am 5'0 and 110 lbs. All of you who think this is small just dont know. Please someone help me to lose like 15lbs. SOMEONE PLEASE RESPOND!!!!! LIKE THIS YEAR!!!!! (i dont really mean to be impatient) BUT I'M DESPRATE!!!!!!!
Reply from Nikcy, Age 14 - 05/23/02  - IP#: 209.168.25.xxx
Reply from Katie, Age 16 - 03/25/02  - IP#: 206.31.43.xxx

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