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From Heather, Age 14 - 03/07/02 - IP#: 216.54.158.xxx  Click here to reply  
I way 240lbs. I have been overweight since i was 8. I have been trying to excersize alot more latley. Reading your guys' stories really inspires me... if fact i am gonna gorollerblade now! :) Wish me luck that i lose the weight :):):)

From Ashley, Age 25 - 03/07/02 - IP#: 68.63.22.xxx  Click here to reply  
I posted this earlier as a reply, but I wanted everyone to see it because I think it is an important message.
Take it from me, guys...I was an overweight teen but I am 25 now and healthy. Please listen to educated adults and not other kids who are also trying to lose weight (for the record, l-o-o-s-e spells loose, the opposite of tight...l-o-s-e spells lose, as in lose weight). Anyway, read these tips and good luck losing weight. 1) You cannot gain calories...you gain fat. Calories are made up of the energy in food and burning calories refers to the amount of energy you use when losing the fat. 2) Bread, pasta, potatoes, and rice should be kept to a minimum, because they are high in carbs, which is a form of sugar, which eventually turns into fat if it is not burned off as energy. Whole wheat bread is good in moderation. 3) Skipping meals can slow down your metabolism, and losing... (view more)

Reply from kiki, Age 12 - 03/13/02  - IP#: 216.161.151.xxx
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From keshia, Age 14 - 03/07/02 - IP#: 68.63.65.xxx  Click here to reply  
have any body tried the hollywood diet drink if u did please e-mail me and tell me the results plzzz thanxxx keshia36610@yahoo.com good luck!
Reply from Ashley, Age 25 - 03/07/02  - IP#: 68.63.22.xxx

From Robby, Age 14 - 03/07/02 - IP#: 64.12.104.xxx  Click here to reply  
I have two friends who are both VERY overweight. Neither of them way more than 180, but they are both short. They both get made fun of, espicially one of them. The thing of it is, is that I know that they are not trying to loose because they are both getting bigger!
And myself? Well, I have come to not even realize when I am full and don't need anymore food. :-(
Reply from YaLonda, Age 15 - 06/03/02  - IP#: 216.158.68.xxx
Reply from ATeamGuy, Age 17 - 03/09/02  - IP#: 64.12.96.xxx

From Angel, Age 11 - 03/07/02 - IP#: 24.242.81.xxx  Click here to reply  
This is me again! PLEASE!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! Answer. I want to lose 15 lbs! NO ONE IS RESPONDING!!!!!!I AM SOOOOOO DESPRATE!!!!!!!! I FEEL LIKE A FAT PIG!!! ONCE AGAIN! PLEASE NO LECTURES!!!!
Reply from Nicky, Age 14 - 05/24/02  - IP#: 209.168.25.xxx
Reply from Angel, Age 11 - 03/24/02  - IP#: 24.242.81.xxx
Reply from Danielle, Age 13 - 03/24/02  - IP#: 205.188.200.xxx

From Casey, Age 12 - 03/07/02 - IP#: 216.76.141.xxx  Click here to reply  
Do calories count if they are in cough drops?
Reply from candy, Age 13 - 03/08/02  - IP#: 202.172.41.xxx
Reply from Michelle, Age 14 - 03/07/02  - IP#: 63.168.31.xxx

From Michelle, Age 14 - 03/07/02 - IP#: 63.168.31.xxx  Click here to reply  
I can tell you the one reason most of you are here. No matter what you may think, this is true. You are here because the fashion or style excepted right now is to be waft like and the "I'll blow in the wind because I'm so skinny" look. It's not good, and all your trying to do is fulfill an unrealistic goal set by the media which every girl (and most guys) think is the only way to happiness. WRONG!!!! Styles change. I don't want to lecture you, but this a brief history of what was considered for women the "perfect" body. In the paintings you see in the Renisance, you can see women who have a full figure, but are not really fat. By today's standards they would be considered obese with about a 36 inch waist. Then, later in history, women who were "large and round with plump bodies" were considered healthy and mostly wanted. These women weighed on the average of 200-250 pounds and considered... (view more)

From Heather, Age 15 - 03/06/02 - IP#: 24.79.0.xxx  Click here to reply  
I found a really fun exercise, i know fun excercise is an oxymoron or something hehe but seriously this is like addictive its great DDR maybe you've played it before at the arcade or something its a dancing game with stepping and arrows its really fun and if u buy it for playstation the game has a calorie counter to tell u how many calories your burning. *also DDR stands for dance dance revolution

From Chris, Age 13 - 03/06/02 - IP#: 204.33.124.xxx  Click here to reply  
I currently weigh 140 pounds and I would like to lose pounds as quickly as possible. My goal weight is 110. I have tried crunches but they do not work. I would like to lose 5 pounds a day so i can get to my goal.What are the best exersices. Plese respond see ya.
Reply from Kim, Age 28 - 05/03/02  - IP#: 63.150.245.xxx
Reply from shelly, Age 13 - 03/07/02  - IP#: 62.254.0.xxx

From Christen, Age 14 - 03/06/02 - IP#: 209.205.148.xxx  Click here to reply  
Recently I posted a message. Michelle replied and now I am going to take her advice. I don't wanna loose weight for me. The reason why I wanna loose weightis I want to be excepted at my school and community. I figured if I at least lost 30 pounds I wouldn't look so bad but now I don't know. I mean I really wanna loose weight but why should I change the way God made me just so someone else will like me. I am really confused now. HELP!!!!! PLEASE!!!! NO ONE ELSE LISTENS!!!!!
Reply from Roo, Age 20 - 04/28/03  - IP#: 24.213.43.xxx
Reply from allisa, Age 13 - 03/06/02  - IP#: 68.13.169.xxx

From Sara, Age 16 - 03/06/02 - IP#: 66.69.70.xxx  Click here to reply  
is it okay to eat lots of bread? Today ive had 6 slices of bread along w/ four bread rolls, white bread, is this okay?
Reply from Roo, Age 20 - 04/28/03  - IP#: 24.213.43.xxx
Reply from YaLonda, Age 15 - 06/03/02  - IP#: 216.158.68.xxx
Reply from Kim, Age 28 - 05/03/02  - IP#: 63.150.245.xxx
Reply from Jenna, Age 18 - 03/10/02  - IP#: 205.188.192.xxx
Reply from candy, Age 13 - 03/08/02  - IP#: 202.172.41.xxx
Reply from Ashley, Age 25 - 03/07/02  - IP#: 68.63.22.xxx
Reply from shelly, Age 13 - 03/07/02  - IP#: 62.254.0.xxx
Reply from Michelle, Age 14 - 03/06/02  - IP#: 63.168.31.xxx

From Holly S ( Not real name), Age 15 - 03/06/02 - IP#: 62.7.20.xxx  Click here to reply  
Hiya, well i wanna get some tips to loose weight, i read some of the messages on here, and i know what to do, well somethings but its hard! im 5.6 and 12stone ( 168 pounds ) im not overweight but im nearly overweight. I want to see if i can loose 2-3 stone by June if i do certain things? what can i do? also what exercises are good for the upper arms and calf muscles? dont say rollerblading because i cant do it lol! Umm and also these girls are school were whispering and calling me fat. It really gets me down too when i see pretty thin girls going out with nice boys and i know i wont get a boy!! :( its depressing, i tried starving myself, i lost half a stone and put it back on. Im so depressed! im a size 14! Also my hair sometimes goes a mess and im getting a lot of spots on my chin because im that age. Also is it true if u dont eat sweets for a week you will loose a double chin? my mum and dad say im ok, i only need to loose a bit on my stomach but my legs are huge too! HELP ME PLEASE! PLEASE REPLY!
Reply from shelly, Age 13 - 03/07/02  - IP#: 62.254.0.xxx
Reply from allisa, Age 13 - 03/06/02  - IP#: 68.13.169.xxx
Reply from Michelle, Age 14 - 03/06/02  - IP#: 63.168.31.xxx

From Angel, Age 11 - 03/06/02 - IP#: 24.242.81.xxx  Click here to reply  
Hey! I really need some tips to lose about 15lbs. Please! NO LECTURES! This is serious. I also wish the best of luck to you all. I recentli gained 5 lbs in 5 days. i have been drinking a lot of water so mabe it wiil show some resultls soon. Please! My best friend only weighs 94lb and were the same height! Sometimes i feel like a pig when we go somewhere and eat. Plese give me some tips!I know i shouldnt compare myself to her and others but i realy need to lose some weight!
Reply from Angel, Age 11 - 03/24/02  - IP#: 24.242.81.xxx
Reply from candy, Age 14 - 03/24/02  - IP#: 202.156.76.xxx

From Jessica, Age 12 - 03/06/02 - IP#: 24.66.94.xxx  Click here to reply  
I know a great way to loose those extra pounds. First set a goal, you may have read this alot but this is VERY important. Second, you stop eating greasy foods and pop. Instead try carrots and light dip. One of the most important steps is exercise. You CANNOT loose wait by just dieting. Try 10 situps 3 times a day to start then start doing more gradually, so you don't strain yourself. Go for a 30 minute walk a day, if you have a dog then you could take him/her along. For those of you who just cannot stop craving food (like me) I have some great tips, try strong toothpaste. None of that kiddy stuff. I use arm and hammer. Strong mouthwash help aslo. Gum works for some but not all people, so stick with mouthwash. Whenever you think 'What's the point of this? Its going to take forever and I don't think it will work' just take a look at yourself and think of being skinnier. NEVER NEVER !!NEVER!! starve yourself! Good Luck and remember, you are doing this for yourself ONLY for yourself!
Reply from shelly, Age 13 - 03/07/02  - IP#: 62.254.0.xxx
Reply from Jessica, Age 12 - 03/06/02  - IP#: 24.66.94.xxx

From kelly, Age 16 - 03/05/02 - IP#: 66.69.70.xxx  Click here to reply  
those who have lost a stone or more, can u help me?
i need to lose 20 lbs, but today i ate so much, to the point it made me sick. Im compulsive when it comes to the scale and thats what i use to measure progress. I weight myself more than 4 times a day, and i eat so much. help, please, to those who have lost more than a stone, please, im sick of the fat hanging over my pants or jiggling loosely on all sides when i walk, i don't know what to do, ive become obsessed, if i don't lose the 20lbs, ill go over the edge. help.
Reply from j_lynn, Age 16 - 03/08/02  - IP#: 216.90.103.xxx
Reply from shelly, Age 13 - 03/06/02  - IP#: 62.254.0.xxx

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