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Reply From Chloe, Age 13 - 07/02/04 - IP#: 154.5.159.xxx   show message replied to go to original board
What I found was good was swiching from pepsi to Ice Tea. I hate pepsi and coke and it didn't even take a month to get over it! Try It!!

Reply From April, Age 12 - 06/26/04 - IP#: 205.251.142.xxx   show message replied to go to original board
I HATE stretch marks too.... I have them. I try to live with them. I try and think about the other good things about me, like my slender figure, or my adorable eyes.
I'm not sure about how fast these are, but here are some ways to lose weight:
1) Eat lots of fruits and vegetables. These should be a big part of your diet.
2) Eat lean meat and fish more often then red meat. It's a lot heathier!
3) Keep a food journal. It might help you in figuring out what you are eating too much of, and what you need to eat more of.
4) Limit snacking. Try not to eat more then three, or at the most four, snacks per day. When you do snack, try and make the snacks pretty heathy.
5) Don't forget milk! There has been a recent study showing that if you don't drink enough milk, then it makes it harder to lose weight. Try and drink one glass or milk a day.
Be careful not to lose too much weight!! You could die! Stop when you are at your goal weight!

From chingy, Age 13 - 06/08/04 - IP#: 209.4.255.xxx  go to original board
guess what i lost 11 pounds, i do curves it is soooooooooo much fun ilove it!!!!! the people are so nice and you dont even have to diet how cool is that and tommorrow im starting a new diet with all the foods from the pyramid but 500 calories less than my regural intake i also thoght of a neat tip to keep track of how much water i drink i wear 8 bracelets on my right hand then as i drink a glass i move one bracelet to my other hand soon i ussssed up all 8 braclets please comment critiq or critize

From Stacie..., Age 13 - 05/21/04 - IP#: 205.188.116.xxx  go to original board
GREAT IDEA!!!! If u have a difficult time getting 8 glasses of water in a day....well this is for you.....In the morning wear 8 braclets and each time you have a glass of water take one and put it on the opposite wrist. Do the same until the arm that started with all 8 bracelets is bare.

Reply From Niqua, Age 12 - 05/20/04 - IP#: 209.240.205.xxx   show message replied to go to original board
hey if you want to lose weight and then dont eat a lot after you go bike riding and if oyur that hungry try some carrots or celery and peanut butter im 12 and i weigh 120 pounds.

From Angel, Age 13 - 01/25/04 - IP#: 24.91.153.xxx  go to original board
I lost sooo much weight doing this! ~ Drink at least 8 8oz glasses of water per day I cheat I put a lemon slice in mine to make it more satisfying. ~ Cut back on the dairy! dont eat ice cream,fast food,bread and milk over 1% ~Do eat apples,celery,cucumbers, salad, oatmeal etc... and in just 2 days I lost 7lbs!!!! REMEMBER: NO SODA OR OTHER BEVERAGES JUST WATER!!! Try it! It works!

Reply From BEYONCE, Age 11 - 12/15/03 - IP#: 67.25.241.xxx   show message replied to go to original board

Reply From tory, Age 13 - 11/30/03 - IP#: 65.71.66.xxx   show message replied to go to original board
well if you like lemonade or kool aid or whatever then maybe you could first have lemonade..then next time you make it put less lemonade powder stuff in...then next time even less powder and pretty soon it will be water...maybe thats stupid, but it worked for my friend! Oh well, hope it helped!

From Kat, Age 13 - 11/26/03 - IP#: 24.68.52.xxx  go to original board
Ahh I was soo bad today.. I ate three pieces of pizza and a brownie and a cookie and a chocolate granola bar.. those were my bads for the day.. Okay for any of you who are like me .. I LOVE ice cream.. well eat popsicles!! LoL my mom bought popsicles the other day and I'm like woa.. only 50 calories!! thats terrific.. so whenever I'm craving ice cream I put a popsicle in my mouth... can't believe I forgot about them .. anyways I hope you guys are doing great with your diets.. and I hope that soon I can start Tae Bo..

Reply From Rachel, Age 13 - 10/26/03 - IP#: 24.31.201.xxx   show message replied to go to original board
A lot of the foods that are high in calories are high in fat also. I also read that you should try to get 30 or less (10 ounces) of fat per day. As long as what you're eating is healthy (like fruits and vegetables) don't worry too much about the calories because it'l all good calories. Try to cut down on the "bad calories" like chips, french fries, fried foods.... and stay away from fast-food. (an arby's chicken snack is 32 grams of fat!!! phew)

Reply From shelby, Age 13 - 10/11/03 - IP#: 64.12.96.xxx   show message replied to go to original board
well first of all i feel ur paini weight 163 lb. i want to weight 100 lb or less.but first of all what i did was stop eating snacks i mean like chips candy and junk food and start eating like a bananna os something. maybe u could even make a fruit smoothie with fruit ice yogurt or tofu and some juice and blend it in a blender a very healthy snack oh yea just add a little bit of sugar because the fruit already has some natural sugar in it. just eat one snack a day and that includes dessert so take my advise

Reply From Celia, Age 11 - 10/04/03 - IP#: 64.114.233.xxx   show message replied to go to original board
*sings* Im with you! *talks now* ok we both have the exact same problem instead of sugary things for breakfast have fruit,yogurt,milk anything with not that much fat. And instead of Chips eat celery or sumthing and instead of soda have milk or water hope it helps let me know what happens!

Reply From Emily, Age 13 - 09/29/03 - IP#: 166.70.52.xxx   show message replied to go to original board
Instead of chips or fries at lunch (wich are both full of fat, calories, and carbs) eat a salad or some carrot and celery sticks, fruit or even baked chips or fat free chips are better!

Reply From Manda, Age 12 - 09/19/03 - IP#: 211.26.117.xxx   show message replied to go to original board
I have lost weight by instead of getting sugary, fatty snacks I freeze pineapple juice it is really yummy and it is really healthy good luck

Reply From Kerri, Age 12 - 08/16/03 - IP#: 66.30.179.xxx   show message replied to go to original board
Hey, one plan that has sort of been working for me is eating healthy food every other day. on the other days you can eat how you normally do, except you want to cut it all in half. hope i could help. email me at kbear512@hotmail.com with how your doing.