From melissa, Age 12 - 04/14/11 - IP#:  Click here to reply  
Ht. 5'1", Start: 8 st 7, Today: 8 st 7 (BMI %tile: 86), Goal: 7 st 0 - Hello im melissa and im nearly 13 too. I am overweight and i really dont like it, i have tried eating less and lots of exercise and nothing seems to be working, could anyone maybe give me a few tips, to try and loose weight as i hate it in school, because i feel really embarresed because all of the other girls are really skinny. Please reply, oh yeah and this is my first time on this site, it seems awsome with lots of tips to help. Thank you xxxx  (Note: 8 st 7 is 119 lb.)
Reply from Isabelle X, Age 12 - 07/29/11  - IP#:
well hello melisssa
it sounds like you need some help well im 10.10 weight and about 5 foot 2 or 3 or 4 and im 12 just like you and if you are going to woodcute then see you there but if you are not then here is a few tips
It sounds like you really want to make a now it's time to take some steps toward that goal. To start off, you should pick a very short term goal, like losing 1 pound by the end of this week. Now, you need to decide what you're going to do to lose that pound. Pick something realistic that you will be able to stick to. I usually suggest cutting out soda & juice & drinking only water. It's a quick & easy way to cut out a lot of calories & water helps to cleanse your system & speed up your meatbolism. As for exercise, I usually suggest to just start walking. No need to tell yourself you're going to start running 3 miles just doesn't work that way, you won't do it. Start by walking for 30 minutes everyday. As you get better & used to it, you'll naturally want to start walking longer & faster. Another easy change to make is to pick the healthy option of things you're already eating - if you use 2% milk, switch to skim...if you eat chips, switch to baked, if you eat ice cream, switch to frozen yogurt. Ideally, you'll eventually like to cut down on all of those items but for now, making those changes WILL allow for weight loss. The most important thing is to really remember how badly you want this, because in the end, that is what is going to get you through the entire process. & one final tip, avoid unnecessary snacking. When you feel like snacking for no reason other than boredom...find something else to do! If you want a snack NOW, just wait. Say you'll have it later & do something else in the meantime. You'll find that you end up forgetting about it completely & realize that you don't really need it or want it.
thanks hope this helps a lots
here's mine e-mail if you would like
to know more
good luck
XX Isabelle XX
Reply from Isabelle X, Age 12 - 07/29/11  - IP#:
Reply from Isabelle X, Age 12 - 07/29/11  - IP#:
hello melissa im gust like you im 12 and i hate it in school to0, because i feel really embarresed because all of the other girls are really skinny. if you are going woodcute then you can meet you there but here is some tips
i hate it in school, because i feel really embarresed because all of the other girls are really skinny.
Reply from Ellen, Age 12 - 04/16/11  - IP#:
Hey melissa, I'm 12 too. I weigh 10 stone 5. R u english like me???????? I am starting an eating and excercise reigime soon. You can email me on