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Reply From Jessica, Age 15 - 06/20/11 - IP#: 71.2.33.xxx   show message replied to go to original board
I know how it felt to gain more weight then wanted to, you know what Tiffani, Lucy has a list on the website here, she has a lot of suggtions, one of is vlounter at a anmial shelter, or do babysiting, course, read a book, go swiming, biking, hiking, walking, running, joging, drink a lot of water, ride a horse if you have one, I recmmand trying a treadmill if you know someone that has one, ask them how to use it, you will burn calories, useing it, you will burn a lot of calories, and you will want to have a water bottle, and a towl, I believe you can do it... Tiffani I believe you can do it... Jump rope, jumping jacks, stretchs, and walk the dog, your friend's dog or the neigbors's dog. Ask your partens permisson, dont be discourged dont give up reaching your goal..
I hope to have helped,
Jessica 15.

Reply From Jessica, Age 15 - 05/23/11 - IP#: 71.0.107.xxx   show message replied to go to original board
Print out no pig out poster,go outside to do excriseing.. It is fun to be outside when it is nice out. Dance in your room. To your favorite music pamper yourself in a nice warm bathub, bubble bath, do your nails, play with your pets. I have done it many times, it gets rid of my stress..

From Katie, Age 12 - 02/01/11 - IP#: 174.54.28.xxx  go to original board
Ht. 5'4", Start: 184 lb, Today: 184 lb (BMI %tile: 98), Goal: 140 lb - Omg I found the perfect way 2 loose weight Chew gum! This way u have somrthing in ur mouth and can chew on it and it tastes good. now u won't be tempted to eat as much!

Reply From terry=ann, Age 27 - 12/01/10 - IP#: 99.255.96.xxx   show message replied to go to original board
don't give up, i've been stuggling for a long time. Find activities that you enjoy and find a way to work out at it. I love to dance even if the dances are ridiculus as long as i burn calories. start off slow...walk 1/2 hour a day or take stairs. I know it's very hard and giving up is not a way to solve the problems. Keep the FAITH

Reply From Jeimi, Age 19 - 08/26/10 - IP#: 69.121.188.xxx   show message replied to go to original board
congrats on the weight loss and the smoking thing awsome and don't worry find things to do when you get the cravings, like paint your nails, or read a book, or go outside for a walk, or watch weight loss videos(those always make me forget about the unhealthy stuff) just find things you like and wont affect your weightloss in a bad way good luck girl and your doing awsome =)

Reply From katie, Age 16 - 01/06/09 - IP#: 71.217.117.xxx   show message replied to go to original board
Hey! Don't be anxious!!! You don't have to lose a pound! If you just stay the same and don't gain a pound, you are doing good, trust me! If you start feeling anxious about your weight, do something that will help you feel better like taking a bath or going for a walk or talking to a friend on the phone, sign up for a club, join a church. All these things are great distractions! So is helping other people so get out there and do some service! Don't stress so much about it ok? Everything will be fine if you don't give up!

Reply From Alissa, Age 15 - 12/18/07 - IP#: 67.49.172.xxx   show message replied to go to original board
keep yourself busy. like go out with friends or talk on the phone or talk to people online. or paint your nails. it really helps when ur minds not on food 24/7 like mine usually is haha.

Reply From kelly, Age 13 - 09/16/06 - IP#: 69.129.18.xxx   show message replied to go to original board
I have found over the years that keeping a large water bottle with me and drinking it throughout the day helps. Also I have found that working out helps SO much. Working out daily will help you feel like snacking less and when you have the urge to eat when you shouldn't distract yourself. Go out for a walk or on a bike ride or read a good book. Good luck.

Reply From emis, Age 15 - 06/04/05 - IP#: 68.20.208.xxx   show message replied to go to original board
drink water...go for a walk...i was recently thining baout buying a trampoline too becasue its pretty good exercise and its funn!! but....ride a bike..hmm hobbies! i cant rely think...are those hobbies^^ loll well...hoped i helped some

From april, Age 18 - 01/15/05 - IP#: 65.69.142.xxx  go to original board
since my new job.. i eat less.. and i have already loss 5 lbs.. in about a week!! im too proud of myself..lol..

From Jeff, Age 17 - 07/23/04 - IP#: 66.74.157.xxx  go to original board
Hey I am 6'3 and i used to weight 300pounds. I am now down to 230 and alot is now muscle. It was so hard for me to get down that much but it is alot easyer now. I just ate half of everything and when I was hungry I would drink water or diet soda. For exercise I would hit a boxing bag and play the drums. I know playing the drums is not exercise but you get but it is if you play them hard and fast. So if any of you wanna talk email me at smithy3001@yahoo.com I think I could help...

Reply From Alexa, Age 12 - 06/04/04 - IP#: 199.102.39.xxx   show message replied to go to original board
Why don't you just eat smaller and when you are hungrey fill up on water you'd rather fill up on water then on candy and chips of just go out with your friends and go walking or if thats not fun for you jump rope with them, go to the local pool, or just dance or play tennis. My friends can dance real well so I go to dances and dance instead of sitting and watching them. I'm overwieght but every time I dance I sweat and then go home and have a salad or a big bottle of water...Trust me it will all work out in the end I have lost at least 5 lbs in the past few weeks.....email me if you want at lilactre

From MissyK, Age 18 - 06/01/04 - IP#: 24.84.212.xxx  go to original board
Hey guys! I got a job at a restaurant and all I do is run around and stand behind the counter. Last year when I worked for 2 weeks at a bingo hall, I lost 5lbs! Anyway, my point is, if you have a job that makes you move around, it's easier to lose weight because you won't think about eating all the time! It's my second day....so I'll tell you guys when I lose some pounds.

Reply From K.K., Age 12 - 04/15/04 - IP#: 199.120.127.xxx   show message replied to go to original board
Hey, I am in seventh grade and I am always made fun of. I have been trying to lose weight for 2 years now. Jog when you get mad. It helps a little ok. bye

Reply From Catherine, Age 11 - 01/16/04 - IP#: 211.29.136.xxx   show message replied to go to original board
HI Jess,
maybe you should try geting into some sort of activity like maybe a swimming club or a running club or sumthing that you enjoy that will also providing excersise i was told when i was little that i can to anything i put my mind to so . i'm positive you can to
so try to ask your mom or dad for suggestions good luck
LoVe CaThY