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From Theresa, Age 16 - 11/16/00 - IP#: 195.92.198.xxx  Click here to reply  
Hey everybody! You have a British visitor here! Anyway, I'm about 11 stones (I'm not sure what that is in pounds, if u know, please tell me!!) I'm not really overweight but I hate the fact that I'm larger than all of my friends. I just pick at food all day. If I'm bored, I'll just go see what's in the kitchen and if there's something there, I'll eat it, then go back for more. I carry on this way til I'm not hungry and then have to eat dinner so my mum doesn't realise what I've been doing!! I'm losing the fight as I have no willpower-all I want to loose are a few ponds!Please help of write back either here or e-mailme at: tebz@infospacemail.com Cheeeeers!!!
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From Monica, Age 19 - 11/14/00 - IP#: 212.1.152.xxx  Click here to reply  
Hey everyone... When I was younger I was large too. It was really hard on me so I know what you kids are going through. I just wanted to tell you though that it gets easier as you get older...even if you don't lose weight. When you get older and get out of school people mature and accept you as who you are. I know that me saying this doesn't make it any easier on you now, but trust me, things will get better.In the meantime, try not to focus so much on "weight." Focus instead on health and being healthy. Adopt a few lifestyle changes and add in a bit of exercise. Keep in mind that exercise doesn't have to be boring! Find something fun like badminton, volleyball, soccar or whatever you like. Exercise can be fun too. Anyway, take care kids. I'm sending ((((((((hugs))))))) out to all of you. :o)
Reply from Nancy, Age 12 - 12/03/00 

From Julio, Age 11 - 11/14/00 - IP#: 66.214.32.xxx  Click here to reply  
i am fat. very fat
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From Ariel, Age 14 - 11/13/00 - IP#: 63.252.241.xxx  Click here to reply  
I just need some support right now. My mom and I have stopped walking because we've been busy lately and now it's getting colder outside, so it's going to be even harder to get started again. I'm a Christian and I would just like some prayers right now. The teenage years can be very hard because of all the emotional problems. One moment you're pepped and all ready to lose some weight, then the next you're all down in the dumps and depressed. But I would like to say that this a great website. I just discovered it today and I've never experienced seeing what other kids think and being able to respond to their problems. It truly is wonderful and I hope we won't take it for granted. I'll be prayin' for y'all. GOD BLESS!!!!!!!!
Reply from Kaytee, Age 14 - 12/07/00 
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From bud, Age 12 - 11/13/00 - IP#: 205.188.192.xxx  Click here to reply  
my mom and dad are really fat. they eat a lot more than i do. it is kind of gross. How do i get my mom to do healthy food?
Reply from Robby, Age 13 - 06/24/01 
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From Mark, Age 18 - 11/13/00 - IP#: 12.75.143.xxx  Click here to reply  
2 summers ago i lost 25 pounds and felt great, but when school started again, i lost control and started buying lunch, which was not the best thing to do. Now, i can't get any willpower to do it again. I have gained all the 25 pounds back and feel bad and i know i have to lose, but just starting is a problem. I came across this site and am finding it a great help. Most of the places around are for older people, not teens, and its great to have a place that understands what we are going through and makes it a little easier to lose by not selling anything or using those big technical tersm. Anyway, i would just like to say good luck to everyone here on their goals. Mine is 50 pounds, and I'M GOING TO MAKE IT.
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From nessa, Age 12 - 11/08/00 - IP#: 198.26.123.xxx  Click here to reply  
hey guys im a short 5'0 girl that wighs 140 lbs. i want to know if anyone knows any way 2 loss weight instead of diets ive tried and tried 2 loose weight its hard i remeber i use 2 weigh 150 i wenyt 2 132 but now im back at 140 its soooo hard. i get soo fed up that i either eat alot or dont even eat but the thing is i really dont eat alot! i know im into the mc donalds and stuff but thats not all the time. i really wanna lose weight becaus i need a guy its hard 2 get a guy with my looks. i have dated guys but like for 3 or 4 days. just its hard everyone holding hands in school wit someone and kissing and me with no one. right now my ex bf said he didnt miss out anything but just a bunch of fat!come one u know how much that hurt me! just please help me i want to look good next year for my 8th grade dance i want people to be liek omg she looks hot! so can u guys help me please *need help*
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From Kristina, Age 15 - 11/01/00 - IP#: 63.252.241.xxx  Click here to reply  
I am 15 and I used to be a little heavy all my life. When I was 14 i got so fed up that I stopped eating and became anorexic. Since then I have been daignosed with a disease that uses steroids to control. Steroids made me gain a whole lot of weight, i went from about 86 pounds to about 115. They also make you feel very hungry. I just got off the medicine but the weight isn't coming off, i feel really bad about myself, and i feel like i want to stop eating again, but it is so hard. I constantly complain about being fat. I need some help to eat well and feel better about myself.
Reply from Kaytee, Age 14 - 12/07/00 
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From Sara, Age 13 - 10/17/00 - IP#: 63.252.241.xxx  Click here to reply  
I have always been really skinny, until 3rd grade. I am now in 7th. I gained a lot of weight since then. I always tell people i need to go on a diet and loose 20 lbs, and they all freak out and say, "Oh my gosh Sara, you are so not fat!" I have a boyfriend, and everyone thinks he is a total hottie. I am 5'2'' and i weigh 137 lbs, is that overweight? I can't make up my mind if i am fat or not. PLEASE TELL ME IF I AM OVERWEIGHT?!
Reply from miranda, Age 15 - 05/28/09  - IP#: 71.30.140.xxx
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From Cris, Age 14 - 09/17/00 - IP#: 205.242.140.xxx  Click here to reply  
I'm 5"8 a,d 145lbs. Everyone tells me that I'm not fat but i still feel fat. Is there somthing wrong with me?
Reply from miranda, Age 15 - 05/28/09  - IP#: 71.30.140.xxx
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From Samantha, Age 14 - 08/29/00 - IP#: 207.226.217.xxx  Click here to reply  
I am overweight and I have what I think is a good personality. I have been introduced to many guys over the phone, and through friends, and they tell me that our personalities match and that it would be cool to meet, but as soon as they see me, they change their minds. Why do people care so much about weight in our society?
Reply from Tina, Age 13 - 03/18/01 
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From Sarah, Age 14 - 08/28/00 - IP#: 205.242.140.xxx  Click here to reply  
I have been a little heavier my whole life, but just recently, i began to add on more weight. in the past year i have slowed down on my eating, and managed to slow down my weight gain, but i have a fear that if i dont get a better control on my weight, i will have serious health problems. I am also gettting a lot of pressure from my parents. they are both in really good shape and excersize often. They try to get me to excersize more, but i find that the more they tell me to excersize, the less i feel like doing it. i dont no why. i play sports but i decided recently to not go out for teams at school because of the fact that i think i would never make the team because i am so heavy. i have also had really mean comments made to me because of the fact that i am an overweight girl. someone please help me and tell me if they are feeling any of these same emotions!
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From JOHN, Age 14 - 08/26/00 - IP#: 63.28.163.xxx  Click here to reply  
I TRY SO HARD TO LOSE WEIGHT. I DO SPORTS, EAT HEALTHY, DRINK WATER. BUT I JUST KEEP GETTING FATTER AND FATTER. MY WEIGST LINE LAST YEAR WAS 36 INCHES NOW ITS LIKE 42!!! WHEN I WENT TO A POOL PARTY/SLEEP OVER. I HAD TO BORROW MY FRIENDS CLOTHES, AND IT WAS HORRIBLWE WHEN THE BUTTONS FLEW ON AND MY FAT LITTERALLY ROLLED OVER!!!!! PLEASE HELP ME.. I HAD TO SLEEP IN MY UNDERWEAR BECAUSE WHEN I WAS SLEEPING (I HAVE TO SLEEP ON MY BACK) THE KIDS PULLED OF MY BLANKET AND STARTED JIGGLING MY BELLY, AND WHEN THEY DID I LOST CONTROL OF HOLDING IT IN AND IT BUSTED OFF. (IT WAS MY FRIENDS FATHERS PANT AND SHIRT. IT WAS A 42 WEIST LINE. THEN THE WHOLE NEXT DAY ALL THE GIRLS KEPT GRABBING MY BELLY AND JIGGLING IT AND..IT WAS LIKE JELLY OR JELLO...PLEASE HELP ME....AND TELL ME IS THIS EVER HAPPENED TO U.....-JOHN 5FOOT 1/2INCHES 198 TO 212 POUNDS.
Reply from Hieko, Age 15 - 10/22/08  - IP#: 71.1.155.xxx
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From Megan, Age 14 - 07/04/00 - IP#: 63.252.241.xxx  Click here to reply  
Everyone says I am not overweight but I feel like I am, I always compare myself to my skinny friends and I dont know if I am overweight or not but I wish I weighed 20 pounds less than I do. I have a problem with willpower and always feel guilty for eating, sometimes I want to cry, please help me win my battle with the pudge around my muscles and the fat feeling I constantly have.
Reply from Kaytee, Age 14 - 12/07/00 
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From Peter, Age 14 - 05/23/00 - IP#: 158.252.49.xxx  Click here to reply  
I've been overweight all my life. I guess I do eat alot, but I get so starved if i don't. How do you stop being hungry?
Reply from Hieko, Age 15 - 10/22/08  - IP#: 71.1.155.xxx
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