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From Diana, Child's Age 14 - 03/05/05 - IP#: Click here to reply  
Reply from the comment from JAMES: you know james, my daughter would rather hear encouragement than a stupid comment. thank you for encouraging her, claire. when we went on this website and i showed her your message, it truly boosted her self-esteem. and remember parents, work with your children to help them reach their weight-loss goals.

From kels - 03/04/05 - IP#: Click here to reply  
stop calling your kids fat, ok! it isnt cool. they dont need to hear how fat they are, they need motivation. tell them how great they are, explain how much better they would feelif they were healthier "Your getting fatter everyday!" isnt a helpful comment, it gives a sense of no hope!
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From becky, Child's Age 7 - 03/03/05 - IP#: Click here to reply  
Hi, Looking for a site for support. My daughter is 7 years old and weighed in today at 101. She is 4.4 tall. She is very active, basketball, dancing, ect. We started excersing and my fault we stopped. In th 2 weeks she gained 4 pounds. Going to the doctor's scale that means she has gained 9 pounds with in one month. Any one do testing on their kids?
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From Susan, Child's Age 8 - 03/01/05 - IP#: Click here to reply  
Hi, my daughter is 8, 4'2, and weighs 120. I am extremely worried about her health. I have tried to change her eating habits for years but she argues with me until we I give in. I have seen 3 doctors regarding her weight and they all said the same thing. She will stretch as she gets older and she will definitely grow into her weight. Well, I just don't see it and that worries me even more. I need help in order to help my daughter. If anyone has any ideas please let me know.
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From Kim, Child's Age 14 - 03/01/05 - IP#: Click here to reply  
I have two twin boys, named Nick and Alex. They look exactly the same and are very similar in personality. But there is one difference between them. Nick is 5'6" and weighs 130 lbs, which is healthy. Alex is 5'6" and weighs 195 lbs. I watch them eat, and oddly, Nick can eat anything under the sun, and will not gain an ounce. Alex can eat one cookie and gain 5 lbs. They both exercise the same amount, and they both eat alot. I do think that they eat too much, but how come Nick is so thin, and Alex obese, if they eat the same amount and exercise the same. I feel bad for Alex, being so fat. His brother always calls him fatso or fatty when they get in fights. I agree that he is too fat. His belly jiggles around and flabs over his pants, and he has so many fat rolls and blubbers. Help! I am overweight, and my husband is not.
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From Harry, Child's Age 10 - 03/01/05 - IP#: Click here to reply  
Hey. My son is 4'7" and weighs 140 lbs. He is rather short, and is really overweight. He loves to eat in excess, cookies, cakes, fries, chips, and he hates to exercise. He stored all his extra weight in his abdomen and cannot do 1 sit-up. His stomach bulges over his jeans and he has huge lovehandles, underchins and cheeks. He really loves to eat. He can eat 3rds or 4ths at the dinner table and cannot go 1 hr without food. All he does is watch TV with his big belly hanging out of his shirt. I cannot find shirts for his width and height so he has to wear the biggest size, which are tight on him. The shirts are so tight that when he laughs his stomach jiggles out or when he coughs his stomach jiggles out. He is really lazy, and cannot run a lap around the gym, do a sit-up, pull-up, crunch or any type of light physical activity. He is developing asthma and sleep apnea. I was shocked while... (view more)
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From Diana, Child's Age 14 - 02/24/05 - IP#: Click here to reply  
hi im diana and my daughter Erika is 14, 5'1 and 202lbs..i was shocked when i went with my daughter to the doctor and found out that she was very overweight..i am also very fat: i am 5'1 and 196 lbs..we ate right and now i am pleased to annouce that ericka is now 142 took 5 months and im now 130 lbs!! we are so excited...i loved wat kaileen b. said about her daughter about how we should work together, because that couldnt be MORE TRUE!!! work together and you can accomplish any goal..i hope you all achieve your healthy goals..write back because it will give my daughter more inspiration if you do, since she has yet more weight to lose!!
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From Kaileen B., Child's Age 14 - 02/24/05 - IP#: Click here to reply  
Hello everybody. My name is kaileen and my daughter Krista is 14 years old 5'2 and weighs 125 lbs..she lost 18 lbs..she is so beautiful and now she glows..we went to the gym together cause i new that she needed to lose at LEAST 10 lbs..but she did it on her she goes at LEAST 4 TIMES A WEEK to the gym!!! she is so muscular and happy now..i never needed to lose weight since i am 5'3 122 lbs..but i go to the gym to and i feel so wonderful..make sure you are so supportive and do the work to lose weight to..make sure you check up with your doctor before you go doing drastic things..remember YOU are the role model in your child's daughter & i have the best relationship now because i did the work with her..we are both extremely happy now..sincerely: Kaileen B. and Krista..good luck to you all!!! :)
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From Maggie, Child's Age 17 - 02/24/05 - IP#: Click here to reply  
Hello everyone! My son, Jason is 17 years old. He is 6'1" and weighs 265 pounds. I would like to explain his life before I talk to you about his weight problem.I adopted Jason when he was 6 years old. His biological parents abused him and starved him. He has scars on his back from his biological father whipping him with a belt and a huge scar on his lower stomach area from where his biological mother stabbed him with a knife. The government finally took him from his parents and put him into foster care. I fostered J for about a year and then I adopted him. When Jason first came to my home, he was 6 years old weighed about 35 pounds. He was skin and bones and afraid of everything. The first few months J was with me, he shovled food down his throat, because he never knew when his next meal was coming. It took me about 2 years to open up and start enjoying life and being a kid. I that 2... (view more)
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From Timmy, Child's Age 13 - 02/24/05 - IP#: Click here to reply  
Hi my son is 13 years old and weighs about 185 pounds,he's 5'9 so he's pretty tall for his age.When he gets older he's going to get taller because it runs in his family,anyways wil his fat slim down when he gets taller?.Also how much over weight is he??
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From Brenda, Child's Age 14 - 02/19/05 - IP#: Click here to reply  
Hi. My daugher is 14 and weighs about 195 pounds. She works out on the treadmill for 10 min and does her pilates vidoe every night. She also eats healthy. But when she goes to weigh herself, she says that she is getting a little heavier. She wants to get down to about 150 or 160(she still wants to have a little meat on her) She has stretch marks on her stomach and arms. She also gave up on chocolate, pop, and chips. Does anyone have any tips or a diet plan, without taking pills?
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From Kathryn - 02/16/05 - IP#: Click here to reply  
Hey all you parents out there. Dont get discouraged if your kids dont want your help! Its your job to be the mean person who tells us what we dont want to hear! Thats part of what parenting is about. And seriously, dont worry to much about upsetting your kids. I mean, I was completley hating my mother when she pointed out to me in the nicest way possible that i could benifit from losing a bit of weight. I felt betrayed, like, youre My Mother! your supposed to love me and think im perfect no matter what size. But of course, once i got over that, i relized shes right, and i could look better thinner. Of course i never told her this, cuz you know, cant let her win! So if your kid is at all like me, he/she appritiates your critism/help in some sort of twisted teenager way! So dont give up! We may hate you, BUT we still need you!

From stacy, Child's Age 13 - 02/12/05 - IP#: Click here to reply  
ok my kid is 13 and she weighs 567 lbs and she wont stop eating i have 2 home school her because the kids make fun of her and she cant walk very well and this summer all she did was eat she put on 20 lbs since newyears and in the summer she gained 80 she is very unhelthey and she wont stop eating she is 3 times the size as me and has huge streach marks but i dont know how she got fat me and my husband bolth weight about 150 she is so fat she broke her bed so she sleeps on the floor almost every thing is broken b cuz of her and she cant walk well we give her an alouance but she just buys junk like yester day she ate 2 larg pizzas 3 sandwitches 1/2 a pie 4 things of french fries and about 20 full sugar soadas shes the fattest person ever i i wont let herhave desurt after dinner cuz she weighs 2 much and shes only 13 her brother and his friends make fun of her and its hourable but shes the fattest person ever her picture was even in the papper once about over weight kids plz help
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From jaime - 02/02/05 - IP#: Click here to reply  
hi, i am 18 and just thought i would come here and check it out. i think you guys should encourage your children to get involved in something that they enjoy. my parents are always telling me "hey wow, your gut is huge, you really need to do something about it" and i hate it, they dont really try to help me, they just put me down. im not saying that you guys do that, but i think you need to learn how to say "no, dont eat that" or "why dont you have some fruit (or another small healthy snack)" and encourage them to get involved in something. just talk to your children and make them understand that being overweight is serious and try to do something together as a family to support them, dont make them do it themselves. hope this helps, i know i wish my parents would do that for me. ~*~ jaime

From Stacy, Child's Age 13 - 02/02/05 - IP#: Click here to reply  
Hi, my daughter is 13 years old she will be 14 in april She keeps telling me that shes going to lose weight but something comes up and she gets off she dont eat much junk food just when she does eat she eats what is something i can do for her
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