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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
You WILL NOT lose 20 punds in 3 weeks. I tried losing 20 pounds in 2 months .......ya right.
Start little by little.

Reply From JS, Age 12 - 06/29/04 - IP#: 148.167.126.xxx   show message replied to go to original board
how tall are you. 100 might be overweight. even if it is, just watch your diet and workout more, and dont allow yourself to gain weight for a while, so you will "grow in" to your weight.

Reply From hhhh, Age 12 - 03/11/04 - IP#: 4.12.22.xxx   show message replied to go to original board
I am not saying you can't, cuz you could if you tried hard, it's just to make such a huge change is not just going on a diet and then eating normally again, it is making a change of lifestyle, like me for example, I am 130 and i want to go to 115 (I am 5ft 4inchees by the way) and i realize I am going to have to change in my lifestyle, I am trying to get there, but I don't think it will happen, i guess what I am trying to say is trying making a more "realistic" goal like 135-140 for example, and then continue from there
good luck!

Reply From ray*ray, Age 12 - 02/16/04 - IP#: 66.67.111.xxx   show message replied to go to original board
You can lose that much weight in 10 weeks but it will be VERY hard because thats 3.5 pounds a week. You should try for more like 20 pounds probably becuase that would only be 2 pounds per week. Hope this helps a little! *rach*

Reply From Beckie, Age 13 - 01/16/04 - IP#: 216.8.14.xxx   show message replied to go to original board
100 pounds in about five months seems very unrealistic. try setting goals like i'm gonna lose 10 pounds. then after you lose those 10 pounds, keep making yourself to lose ten nore.
~good Luck~

Reply From Ray*Ray, Age 12 - 01/11/04 - IP#: 66.67.103.xxx   show message replied to go to original board
Theres not really a fast way to lose weight...it takes time. You should try eating the things you like but just not so much. You could try following the food pyramid too. Hope this helps, *Rach or Ray*Ray

Reply From Rachel, Age 13 - 12/28/03 - IP#: 24.31.201.xxx   show message replied to go to original board
You are probably losing fat and gaining muscle, and since muscle weighs more than fat, it might look like you are losing weight but the scale won't budge. I just go by the way my clothes look and fit on me, not the scale.

Reply From Michelle, Age 12 - 12/02/03 - IP#: 4.65.118.xxx   show message replied to go to original board
Dear Danielle,
It depends how tall you are but if you know that you need to weigh 115 pounds go for it and don't get discouraged. Do it little by little, set 5-pound goals. Drink tons of water, and get involved in after-school activities, if there are any, it willl keep your mind off of food and you will socialize and make new friends. I fyour thinking, why should take advice from an overweight kid, let me tell you a little abou myself. I am 5ft 4in. tall and weight 132pounds. i am not fat but I am dieting and I wish I could be 115 too! but my goal is 120.
Please keep i touch I would love to talk to someone like you
just keep writing here and I will reply so we can keep confidentiallity

Reply From britt, Age 13 - 11/29/03 - IP#: 152.163.252.xxx   show message replied to go to original board
The scales at the gym are probably more accurate, so maybe you should go to a clinic and asked to be weighed..? Just to find out which scale is correct.

Reply From Treas, Age 12 - 11/11/03 - IP#: 64.7.225.xxx   show message replied to go to original board
Losing weight isn't going to happen overnight but it will happen if you stick with it that is a fact. My advice to you is drind lots of water and try to eat healthy foods. And do not eat at night like set a curfew for your eating and don't eat a lot of junk food Good luck!

Reply From Rachael, Age 13 - 10/27/03 - IP#: 207.231.96.xxx   show message replied to go to original board
Yeah just check the calculator at the page where you wrote your message; type in your age sex height & weight and that'll tell ya.

Reply From dave, Age 11, Age 11 - 10/19/03 - IP#: 24.129.117.xxx   show message replied to go to original board
Hey carly a healthy weight range 4 u is 119 to about 89 lbs. just set a goal to get to 130, then go from there.Good luck:)

Reply From Emily, Age 13 - 10/04/03 - IP#: 166.70.52.xxx   show message replied to go to original board
If you weigh your self everyday, that could be the problem. You are only supposed to weigh in once a week because you weight flucuates 1-2 lbs everyday. Another anwser is clothing, if you wore really light pajamas and a tank top when you weighed yourself once then you wore jeans and a denim jacket the next time you weighed yourself then it wont be accurate because denim weighs A LOT more than like sweats or pajamas.

Reply From nicole, Age 12 - 09/18/03 - IP#: 24.186.35.xxx   show message replied to go to original board
check the calculator

Reply From DANI, Age 12 - 08/12/03 - IP#: 66.11.100.xxx   show message replied to go to original board