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From Sabrina, Child's Age 12 - 12/06/04 - IP#: 66.129.192.xxx Click here to reply  
how do u feel about yourself and your children please write back i would love to here your guyses point of veiw please reply

From John, Child's Age 12 - 12/06/04 - IP#: 192.203.40.xxx Click here to reply  
Myself and my wife are both overweight. We have three boys, but I am really writing about Jordan. His two brothers were always overweight, but Jordan was always "normal." He has been the star of his basketball team for two years now and he is 12 years old. He is about 5 feet tall. About 6 months ago he broke both of his legs and was out of commission for about 6 weeks. During this time, I noticed that he put on some weight, but it didn't look like much. (He had casts on his legs and wore t-shirts all the time) It wasn't till he was better that we really found out. He was getting dressed to go back to school for his first day back when he called me upstairs. He could not button his pants! We tried another pair and it was the same thing. After calming him down, he got on a scale and to my surprise he weighed 120 pounds. He put on 20 pounds in 6 weeks. I gave him pants from... (view more)
Reply from HEY I CAN HELP!!, Child's Age 16 - 12/07/04  - IP#: 24.233.71.xxx
Reply from Kelly, Child's Age 14 - 12/06/04  - IP#: 24.7.116.xxx
Reply from Jennifer, Child's Age 13 - 12/06/04  - IP#: 4.159.181.xxx
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From Suzie, Child's Age 12 - 12/04/04 - IP#: 4.140.117.xxx Click here to reply  
My daughter is fat help
Reply from Jeremy, Child's Age 12 - 12/04/04  - IP#: 68.84.255.xxx

From Christina, Child's Age 10 - 12/03/04 - IP#: 24.233.68.xxx Click here to reply  
I went to Italy this summer. Not once did I see a coke machine. Not once did I see a place that sold candies. I dont even think they have herd of chips. What I'm trying to say, is that here in America we are always bizzy so we need food on the go. Thats why we eat CRAP. Thats why 2/3rds of our population is overweight. Many Americans dont have the time to make nice meals for there family. So if your wondering why You and your child is overweight, look at what you eat and what you do. And change it NOW.
Reply from Susan, Child's Age 8 - 03/15/05  - IP#: 64.163.232.xxx
Reply from Eliza, Child's Age 19 - 12/22/04  - IP#: 63.198.177.xxx
Reply from HEY I CAN HELP!!, Child's Age 16 - 12/11/04  - IP#: 24.233.80.xxx
Reply from Grace, Child's Age 15 - 12/09/04  - IP#: 24.62.180.xxx
Reply from HEY I CAN HELP!!, Child's Age 16 - 12/09/04  - IP#: 24.233.71.xxx
Reply from Kara, Child's Age 13 - 12/08/04  - IP#: 216.162.200.xxx

From kara, Child's Age 12 - 12/02/04 - IP#: 207.144.246.xxx Click here to reply  
my daughter weighs 142lbs. She does not look fat or chubby at all. but she thinks she is. she even plays basketball and dosent eat too much. why do you think my daughter weighs so much but dosent look like it? Is she overweight?
Reply from newgirl, Child's Age 14 - 12/18/04  - IP#: 68.104.241.xxx
Reply from Mary, Child's Age 16 - 12/09/04  - IP#: 168.170.104.xxx
Reply from jen, Child's Age 13 - 12/04/04  - IP#: 216.8.151.xxx
Reply from Christina, Child's Age 16 - 12/03/04  - IP#: 24.233.68.xxx

From Jo-ann, Child's Age 12 - 12/01/04 - IP#: 4.140.117.xxx Click here to reply  
My daughter is 12 yrs old and is about 5'3 and 135lbs. She wears a size 9 juniors whichis pretty big. I bought her a pair of pants last year for this year but she can't button them. I have found candy wrappers in her room. LAst year she weighed about 100 pounds so it is a drastic gain. Her belly is getting really large and she is starting to get a turkey neck. How can I help her?
Reply from newgirl, Child's Age 14 - 12/18/04  - IP#: 68.104.241.xxx
Reply from sarah, Child's Age 12 - 12/02/04  - IP#: 207.144.246.xxx
Reply from sarah, Child's Age 12 - 12/02/04  - IP#: 207.144.246.xxx
Reply from Lillian, Child's Age 14 - 12/01/04  - IP#: 24.7.116.xxx

From Laura, Child's Age 12 - 11/30/04 - IP#: 80.134.41.xxx Click here to reply  
I don't know where to start. I work full time. After divorce from my former husband i had to work again. My daughter was after school alone at home. I gave her money so she could get something to eat. In those two years she got fatter and fatter. I didn't realize how fat she got. Then i saw her in underwear, saw her huge belly, her fat thighs, and i was shocked. And i felt guilty because i hadn't have the time to cook for her and to give her healthy food. so what can i do? I still have to work full time, it's hard for me, too.
Reply from Jeremy, Child's Age 12 - 12/02/04  - IP#: 68.84.255.xxx
Reply from Laura, Child's Age 12 - 12/02/04  - IP#: 80.134.48.xxx
Reply from Jeremy, Child's Age 12 - 12/01/04  - IP#: 68.84.255.xxx

From BoBo, Child's Age 13 - 11/24/04 - IP#: 70.240.194.xxx Click here to reply  
Hello. My daughter is 13 and weighs 175 lbs. She went to Weight Watchers nad in 2 weeks she lost 7.5 lbs. Then she slowly gained it back after abut a yr and a half, she realized this was getting her nowhere. She then weighed the same as she started (I suppose it was god that she hadn't gained any--I don't know). So, now this is about half a yesr later and she has already gained 13 lbs. And (she and i both have hypothyroidism and take a pill everyday for it) lately her school owrk has been going down, she has a lack of energy, she seems sort of distnat and far of, and She eats non-stop. I dont know what to do about. If anyone has gone through this or can help me, please do! Thank you.
Reply from Christina, Child's Age 11 - 11/28/04  - IP#: 24.233.67.xxx

From Caris, Child's Age 17 - 11/23/04 - IP#: 82.69.19.xxx Click here to reply  
I really don't know what to do anymore. I was brought up in a very poor family where we hardly had any food. I managed to get out and get a good job and I vowed that my daughter would have everything she wanted. She always had big meals and we would celebrate everything with a big slap up meal. I've put on a little weight over the years (well 50lbs to be exact which has put me at 180lbs) but I'm worried sick about my daughter. I don't know how I didn't realise she'd got so big. She's having problems walking around and ends up panting and red faced after she walked up the stairs. I'd guess she was around 450/500lbs at 5'4. I fear her life is in danger. The last straw was actually seeing her in her underwear last night. Her belly hangs half way down her legs and she has huge rolls of fat on her thighs. Her morbid obesity is actually deforming her body. I don't want to deprive her but I'm... (view more)
Reply from Bill, Child's Age 14 - 02/28/05  - IP#: 151.203.122.xxx
Reply from Kaileen, Child's Age 14 - 02/24/05  - IP#: 66.31.212.xxx
Reply from Krista, Child's Age 9 - 12/21/04  - IP#: 82.120.74.xxx
Reply from newgirl, Child's Age 14 - 12/18/04  - IP#: 68.104.241.xxx
Reply from Leanna, Child's Age 17 - 11/27/04  - IP#: 68.36.241.xxx
Reply from Tammy, Child's Age 11 - 11/24/04  - IP#: 152.163.100.xxx
Reply from Torretto, Child's Age 16 - 11/23/04  - IP#: 64.53.147.xxx
Reply from Katherine, Child's Age 15 - 11/23/04  - IP#: 68.100.185.xxx

From Nikki, Child's Age 11 - 11/19/04 - IP#: 152.163.100.xxx Click here to reply  
Our daughter is 5'7" and 230 pounds. She is VERY active in sports (currently in her 6th year of playing in 2 basketball leagues simultaneously, she has played 2 years of starting offensive & defensive line boys football and she pitches softball). She has been menstrating for almost 2 years now and wears a size 11 womans shoe - so she is a bigger girl- but I can't lie to myself or her anymore...she's extremely overweight too. A few times I've caught her sneaking food and found 3 candy wrappers in her room. I've yelled, threatened, offered to pay her for each pound she looses and even enrolled her in an overweight kids program. I just don't know what to do anymore. She agrees with me but she continues to just eat more and get heavier and heavier. She's such a pretty girl and last week for the first time a boy at school really said a mean thing to her. She gets straight A's; but her... (view more)
Reply from Carolina, Child's Age 11 - 11/27/04  - IP#: 85.64.107.xxx

From Ann-Marie, Child's Age 12 - 11/17/04 - IP#: 80.134.35.xxx Click here to reply  
I really don't know what to do, or what to say. I just spoke to my son, he's 14, is 5'8 and weighs more than 250. Last year the same time he was "only" at 180, which was also to much for him. He gained around 70 lbs in one year and is really fat now. I've told him again and again that he should stop eating that much. I try to give him only small portions, but he buys himself sweets and fast food everyday. I can't do anything to stop that.Today I heard from one of his friends, who is also very overweight, that they have a competition - who has the biggest belly among those friends. There are two or three more, all of them overweight. I couldn't say anything! I really don't know what to say to my son. So I asked him about this "competition". He just said: Mom, look at me, I'm winning! Look at this big belly!I think it's awful. What to do? Please help!
Reply from Jeremy, Child's Age 12 - 11/28/04  - IP#: 152.163.100.xxx
Reply from james, Child's Age 17 - 11/20/04  - IP#: 67.82.157.xxx
Reply from kerber, Child's Age 11 - 11/19/04  - IP#: 65.78.103.xxx
Reply from patrick, Child's Age 13 - 11/17/04  - IP#: 24.238.236.xxx

From A Surfer Guys Dream - 11/16/04 - IP#: 69.163.148.xxx Click here to reply  
You guys, like I relize that your kids are over, but don't force them to do things eventually we figure it out, if you to take them to a Doc. other wise leave them alone they don't wanna be told what to do, and maybe buy healthy food and say if you wanna live under this roof you will obey by my eating habits, I mean if they wanna live in a box let them, Its there problem not yours, so just tell them and be mean if you have to, if its a problem do something about it, I mean don't be afrid these are your kids and your letting them control you, your the parents don't be shy to your kid DO SOMETHING ABOUT IT!! Let your voice be heard to these kids!!xoxo :: A Surfer Guys Dream!!
Reply from kerber, Child's Age 11 - 11/19/04  - IP#: 65.78.103.xxx

From James - 11/16/04 - IP#: 67.82.157.xxx Click here to reply  
Hi. I weight 305 pounds. most of which is muslce because last year i started football. Befor I started (the beginning of my junior year) I weighed 310 and it was mostly fat. in my sophmore year my weight went from 190 to 300 pounds when i quit smoking for football (best thing I ever did). ANYWAY, you or your kids can reply or email me , and I'll tell them the kind of diet and work out plan I followed.
I wish all of you joy this holidat season!
Reply from Dustin, Child's Age 17 - 12/04/04  - IP#: 24.174.13.xxx

From Laura, Child's Age 7 - 11/13/04 - IP#: 195.93.60.xxx Click here to reply  
I raise my seven year old daughter Lisa alone. She always has been overweight but I never knew how much she weighted because I always knew it was to much and I didn't want her to suffer by knowing her weight. I'm also overweight, in fact I'm obese, and weight a bit over 280 pounds. On Friday we went to the doctors office. He demanded that Lisa should be weighted. I was shocked at the outcome: Lisa already weights 152 pounds. Lisa was also shocked when the doctor said that she weights so much and wants her to loose weight. That evening she said to me that she thinks she is really fat and that she feels ashamed about it. She has a big flabby belly that hangs way down over her waistband. I'm now afraid that she will become obese just like me. What can I do?
Reply from Carolina, Child's Age 11 - 11/27/04  - IP#: 85.64.107.xxx

From Mark, Child's Age 14 - 11/06/04 - IP#: 24.46.97.xxx Click here to reply  
I am divorced and I live in California. My daughter and ex-wife live in New York. My ex-wife feeds her like no tommarow and ignores the fact that she is totally unhealthy. From June till August she was staying with me. When I first picked her up in June, I could not believe my eyes! She had gained so much weight since I last saw her (which was a little less than a year ago). Her stomch was buldging over her jeans and her arms had stretch marks on them. Of course, I didn't say anything, but it hurt me so much to see her so unhealthy. When I needed to send her to a local day camp and they needed her medical form I called my ex-wife to send it up. She was only 5'5" and weighed 243 pounds. Those numbers jumped out at me, I would never guessed she weighed over 200 pounds, more than me! She gained 39 pounds in one year. Later that week when my (new) wife took her to get jeans at gap, she had... (view more)
Reply from Wayne, Child's Age 12 - 02/06/09  - IP#: 98.66.210.xxx
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