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From Jasmine-a teen, Child's Age 17 - 03/22/05 - IP#: Click here to reply  
Hi, my name is Jasmine and there are many ways to help your child loose weight. I am in the I.B. program in high school and I would be happy to help you guys. I lost 20 pounds in 3 months, pretty good for a start! Well leave a comment and I'll try to go on ASAP and answer questions, thank you!
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From Ray, Child's Age 16 - 03/18/05 - IP#: Click here to reply  
My son richard is getting too fat he weighs 207 lbs and is only 5'6 wich means he obse he eats all the time before means and after before bad he use to be thin but about these last two months he's put on the wights and now he can't even fit in his close his fat gut hangs over everything. and he won't exersize. so he just going to get fatter if no one will help i'm afred that in the end of the year he'll weigh 300 lb.s help me make him stop eating all the time
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From Sandra, Child's Age 12 - 03/18/05 - IP#: Click here to reply  
Hey, I was just wondering does anyone know any sites that hav before and after pictures of teens/kids losing weight? Thanx
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From Charles, Child's Age 16 - 03/17/05 - IP#: Click here to reply  
My daughter, as with her three siblings, is beyond chunky but eats wisely - no soda or fast foods. We've not made a big deal over her size since both her Mom and I are also bigger. We deal with weight in the context of our total lives - and it works! She is active in school affairs, gets dates, has good grades and is living an essentially balanced life. Might I suggest that this is a constructive approach others might find useful with their larger than normal teens rather thsn focusing soely on weight loss?
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From Marylin - 03/17/05 - IP#: Click here to reply  
Hello how are you parents doing? I used to be overweight then i lost 63 pounds in 4 months, all you have to do is tell your children to email me at and i will help them, thanks byeMarylin! and trust me, I am not lieing!
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From Deborah, Child's Age 8 - 03/15/05 - IP#: Click here to reply  
Hello. I'm new to this site. My daughter is turning 8 next week and is a beautiful, vibrant little girl. she is also a full head taller and considerably heavier than all the other children in her second grade class. She is 'big all over', not just chubby. She is very strong, and is muscular. In addition, she has recently begun pre-pubertal development (pubic hair, breasts beginning). Her self esteem is taking a nose dive and I don't know what to do.We did have her blood work done and the first time, it showed a TSH of 18...very high, apparently. Reference range says 4 is maximum. Other enzymes were all over the map too, apparently. Second and third rounds of blood work however seemed to normalize, and the pediatrician said not to worry, she is just in early puberty. Her enjoyment of life is really going downhill. She has decided she won't participate in a field trip to the swimming... (view more)
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From Marie, Child's Age 7 - 03/15/05 - IP#: Click here to reply  
I am very concerned about 2 of my 3 children. I have a 9 year old who is a stick... and then I have a 7 year old who weighs about 110lbs and a 5 year old who weighs about 95lbs. I am not sure how much they should weigh or what I should try to get them down to. I don't know if I should just leave it alone and watch what they eat or what. Please help
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From dont want to say, Child's Age 17 - 03/15/05 - IP#: Click here to reply  
yes, my son is seventeen, and he weighs 430 lbs, the doctor says hes in good health, but i still wonder sometimes, i mean im a big guy myself but he puts me to shame, i dont think its right for a father to recieve cloths that his son has outgrown, but at the same time hes happy, he has a very active social life, and lots of friends, so i dont know what to think.thanks for reading.
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From Sharon, Child's Age 16 - 03/13/05 - IP#: Click here to reply  
My daughter has been steadily gaining weight over the past year, despite being involved in sports and eating seemingly normal meals. I haven't said anything, but the other day we split up at the mall and reconvened an hour later. I sat on a bench and saw what I thought was a middle aged woman approaching me. I was shocked when I put my glasses on and recognized my own daughter---her hips and belly look enormous, there isn't any other way to put it.any hints?Sharon, Daytong
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From concerned, Child's Age 15 - 03/12/05 - IP#: Click here to reply  
My daughter is 15 years old and has always been a little on the chubby side. We visited the doctor in June and she weighed in at 192 lbs. We decided it was in her best interest to loose some weight, and she did. In December we went to the doctor again and she was at 150 lbs. I was so proud of her. But now lately, I've been noticing that she's slipping a bit. I can see that her stomach hangs over her jeans and it didn't before. I asked her if she's weighed herself lately and she said she has. She told me that she's at 166 lbs. She's put on 16 lbs in the past 3 months. I'm a bit concerned and I voiced my concern with her and she told me that she'll get back to the 'healthy stuff' but for now she wants to eat some 'normal' stuff again. I really don't see how this has anything to do with the weight gain. She can eat 'normal' stuff, but not all of the time. Should I be concerned that she's headed back to her first weight, or should I just sit back and let her handle this on her own? I think she knows what she's doing, but I'm not sure.
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From mary, Child's Age 14 - 03/06/05 - IP#: Click here to reply  
hi my daughter danielle is 5'4 and weiges around 155 now, she weiged 137 at her doctors appointment in november. she has gained alot of weight and i have made comments like your paints look tight but she doesnt want to take the comment she does as she pleases. she does 12-14 hours of cheerleading a week and 2-4 hours of dance, plus walking about a mile and a half a day. i dont understand why she is gaining so much weight so fast. can someone help me get her back to an average weight. email me at thanks
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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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