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Reply From Taylor, Age 12 - 12/03/02 - IP#: 198.81.26.xxx   show message replied to go to original board
I'm 147 and i'm 5'6". I want to wear those cute little shirts and pants too. Right now, I'm losing weight with ny mom. We're excersicing together. My goal is 125. It' helps to do it with someone

Reply From Doris, Age 15 - 12/01/02 - IP#: 152.163.189.xxx   show message replied to go to original board
Well I am 5'1 and weigh 127. I also want to lose weight before christmas. I think having a buddy will just make it fun and alot easier along the way. E-mail me at genie280130@aol.com and mention the blubberbuster website because then I'll have no idea who you are.

From SammyR, Age 13 - 11/16/02 - IP#: 68.45.164.xxx  go to original board
Hi everyone! I need some help. I've been overweight pretty much my whole life, and I'm so tired of it. I try to lose weight but it's so hard to try and keep away from food. I'd really like a buddy to email to help me through this, and I'd be happy to help them as well. My email is aerogirl@crazysexycool.com so if anyone's interested I'd love to hear from you. ~*Losta luv to y'all*~

From Sheena`, Age 12 - 09/29/02 - IP#: 24.243.167.xxx  go to original board
Hey everybody, I just wanted to say that I will be starting my diet tomorrow, Monday, September 30, 2002. I am just getting started. My mom went on-line to try and get me motivated to loose some weight. I am about 5 ft 2 and I weigh 155 lbs. I realize I am overweight. I wanted to let you know that I was starting my diet program thanks to all of the inspirational stories that I have read on the website. I did write down some of your e-mail addresses and will be e-mailing you for inspiration and motivation. Please e-mail me with any advise on how to eat, what to eat, what kind of exercises work the best, and anything else you can think of that I may need. I did try out for cheerleading this year and I made it so I am kind of active but pretty lazy when I'm not on the field. Thanks for all your help. E-mail me at smcnair1@jam.rr.com

From Mike, Age 14 - 09/26/02 - IP#: 205.188.209.xxx  go to original board
hey all my main goal it to lose about 20-30 pounds. i am 5.7 and weigh 175-180 lbs it would be awesome if i could have a diet buddy like my age that really wants to lose weight, we can get through this together

Reply From henry, Age 13 - 09/17/02 - IP#: 14.165.157.xxx   show message replied to go to original board
way to go brian. I gotta catch up to u on the walking thing and the cuttin in half thing to. u r inpspiring the rest of us. - h.

From Alex, Age 14 - 08/31/02 - IP#: 206.222.81.xxx  go to original board
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!

From Michelle, Age 14 - 08/21/02 - IP#: 63.168.31.xxx  go to original board
I just wanted to post here and say how I was doing since I haven't in a while, and I'm usually here answering questions and all. Right now I'm 5'2", 144 pounds (the best I have been, yeah!) and feeling great. I made the tennis team and practice is 2 hours long, so I get 6-10 hours of exercise a week which is great. It keeps me busy so that I don't eat, because I'm prone to eating a lot in the morning, I don't know why, and it gets me a ton of exercise which feels great. I've been on this board for so long, since January 2000, I believe. When I first came here I was 5'1" and around (give or take 5 pounds)170 pounds. I hope that gave you people some reason to stick around, this is a VERY helpful sight. Good luck to all of you. We are all here to help you.

Reply From manda jh, Age 14 - 08/07/02 - IP#: 64.12.96.xxx   show message replied to go to original board
One of my short term reasons is highschool, and I'm going on a cruise to the bahamas. So I really want to wear a bikini. Plus, I want to weigh less than my mum...she went on a diet and now I weigh more than her. Also, just because I want to change. I keep a pair of my old size 8 jeans hanging on my closet, just a reminder. And If i "need" something to snack on, i go for veggies, or low fat whip cream;-P

Reply From rachel, Age 14 - 04/12/02 - IP#: 216.148.244.xxx   show message replied to go to original board
maybe you could set up a reward system. my friend and i used to always eat heaps of junky crap from the canteen at school, like donuts, ice cream, you know the stuff. and it adds up to about $3/week out of our pocket money. we decided that if we dont buy a single thing from the tuckshop, the money we'd save would go towards us going to a theme park in the holidays that are coming up. it works really well, and it helps if you have a friend for encouragment. so maybe you could set up a reward system at home, like fruit for dessert, and well, whatever you want, you can make it as strict as you like, then say, you get a new piece of clothing or shoes or jewellery, or whatever takes your fancy, if you stick to that diet for however long you want to make it. it all depends on what your diet is like now. you cant expect to go from unhealthy to healthy in one day, thats why you choose the amounts of food and the time limit. good luck, keep me posted

From Michelle, Age 14 - 02/18/02 - IP#: 216.109.204.xxx  go to original board
I know all you guys that are new here are probably feeling bad about yourself right now and thinking "how am i ever going to do this" but you just have to have some hope. If it gives you any hope that you can do it, this will probably help: When i can to this site in December 2000, i had already made up my mind that i was too heavy and i really wanted to lose weight. I was 170lbs-175lbs, 5foot 1inch, and i was about to wear a size 20 womens. I knew i was desperate, but i didn't need to do anything desperate, i found out. I found people on this sight that were willing to help and i really needed that. I couldn't do it on my own. So i started following some of the tips that everybody was giving and all the motivation and support, and i started in good faith that i could do it. I started with cutting calories. I found out that i was eating about 2500 calories a day and sitting around doing ... (view more)

From Ana, Age 15 - 01/20/02 - IP#: 66.69.70.xxx  go to original board
I WIEGH 135 LBS!!!! its amazing, a wieght i thought that id never reach, but here i am, after weighing in at 175 as a child, and 155 as of last year. I decided enough was enough, all junk food for me was completely cut out, the only drink i would have is water, and i did the treadmill for an hour a day, and kickboxing three times a week, 135 lbs, i still can't believe it, im soo close to my dream goal of 120, if i could do it, so can you. Good luck to all

From Jennifer, Age 17 - 01/01/02 - IP#: 206.150.163.xxx  go to original board
Hello :) I was just wondering if anyone out there wanted to keep in touch and write back and forth with me. I thought it would be a help not only for me, but for you too :) We could help keep each other incouraged and help each other through these hard, and good times :)

From Doris, Age 14 - 11/17/01 - IP#: 205.188.200.xxx  go to original board
Lately I have gained an enormous amount of weight and I want to lose it.I have become depressed because of this and getting really self-concious. I want to lose around 20-26 pounds. I think it would be easier on me if I had somebody who wants to loose weight also and sort of help eachoter instead of going through all of it alone .Maybe motivate eachother and kind of stop eachother from falling into some certain temptations like chocolate or anything like that. If you are interested please reply back and feel free to e-mail me.

Reply From Elizabeth, Age 16 - 11/12/01 - IP#: 24.23.249.xxx   show message replied to go to original board
Maybe this sounds all girly n dorky n stuff, but ya know what helps me? I have an exercise bike in my room and when I get so tired I don't think I can pedal anymore I look up and see inspiration. LOL okay dorky or not this works:
Think of all the reasons why you want to loose weight. Think of everything good that can come of it, and everything bad that goes on now. Make lists. On big posters in marker. (hehe pictures work also cuz let me tell you, I dont really feel like reading when I'm about to pass out.)
Keep a journal of your feelings of success and failure, and the reasons why you want to loose weight. When you feel those cravings for junk food, or you want to just skip the work out, write in the journal for a few min. and you will find yourself motivated.
Also, find something- an activity- that you enjoy and can do on a daily basis and DO IT. Just 30 min ... (view more)