WT LOSS STRUGGLES Pg. 16
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From Yvone, Age 18 - 02/03/12 - IP#: 66.170.220.xxx  Click here to reply  
Ht. 5'5", Start: 178 lb, Today: 175 lb (BMI %tile: 93), Goal: 155 lb - Hi guys! So my true goal weight is 135.. but I want to be 155 by April 1st so I can go prom dress shopping... I've basically been overweight since I popped out of the womb... and I would love to not be 'the fat girl' for once in my high school career, espeically for prom.. maybe i'll finally get a date! One can dream! But do you guys have any tips or any ways to help me? Excersises? Diets? ANYTHING??

From Yvonne, Age 18 - 02/03/12 - IP#: 66.170.220.xxx  Click here to reply  
Ht. 5'5", Start: 178 lb, Today: 175 lb (BMI %tile: 93), Goal: 155 lb - Hey guys! I've been here before, but I wanted to come back. I feel like I can't lose any weight.... I feel hopeless... I work out, I gain, I diet, I gain, I don't eat, I gain, I eat, I gain... NOTHING WORKS. please help me? Can you give me some tips? What do you do for working out?
Reply from Jenny, Age 15 - 02/04/12  - IP#: 184.145.108.xxx

From Haylee, Age 10 - 01/29/12 - IP#: 74.61.157.xxx  Click here to reply  
Ht. 5'0", Start: 150 lb, Today: 133 lb (BMI %tile: 98), Goal: 140 lb - Will someone help me im overweight and when i tell my friends about it they lie and say your not alot of other skinney kids dont understand what its like to be maked fun of and cry yourself to sleep some nights so will someone please give me tips or something to help my problems
Reply from Mitsy=), Age 14 - 02/12/12  - IP#: 99.100.4.xxx
Reply from Jocelyn, Age 8 - 02/09/12  - IP#: 96.231.140.xxx
Reply from Rachel, Age 15 - 02/02/12  - IP#: 166.147.99.xxx

From Jeimi, Age 21 - 01/28/12 - IP#: 65.51.214.xxx  Click here to reply  
Ht. 5'2", Start: 265 lb, Today: 260 lb (BMI: 48), Goal: 165 lb - ughhh i'm getting so frustrated at myself, i came back to school on sunday and i already messed up. its so hard to be in a place where theres candy, fried foods, and the options are limited. I really need a plan because i am not giving up no matter what happens.
Reply from Lizz, Age 21 - 02/22/12  - IP#: 216.131.118.xxx

From rosy, Age 14 - 01/21/12 - IP#: 71.162.118.xxx  Click here to reply  
Ht. 5'2", Start: 132 lb, Today: 133 lb (BMI %tile: 87), Goal: 122 lb - So I've been tryingto get in shape for months, even years but it gets hard. I try to excersise and watch what i eat but i get lazy and i get carried away when i start eating. So i basically need help with excersising routines and help with what i eat. Plus in school for term 4 i have swimming so i really wanna get in shape for that. Also, everytime i have a doctor's appointment he says i've gained weight and that dissappoints me. Next time i want him to tell me that i've lose weight :)
Reply from rosy, Age 14 - 01/27/12  - IP#: 71.162.118.xxx
Reply from Lindsey, Age 16 - 01/22/12  - IP#: 98.151.250.xxx
Reply from Jessica, Age 16 - 01/21/12  - IP#: 71.2.41.xxx

From Lindsey, Age 16 - 01/17/12 - IP#: 98.151.250.xxx  Click here to reply  
Ht. 5'10", Start: 214 lb, Today: 204 lb (BMI %tile: 95), Goal: 150 lb - Hi guys, I haven't been on here in years. I've been struggling with my weight my whole life, and now I'm finally putting in the effort! And it's actually working! So far today I've eaten a peanut butter sandwich on whole grain bread, a slice of cheese pizza (always have to live a little!), an ounce of edamame, and a sliced red bell pepper. I feel good about it, but I'm sick, and can't work out. Plus my family got a ton of junky mexican food to eat later. :c What should I do?! Thanks, guys
Reply from Maddie, Age 14 - 01/19/12  - IP#: 208.90.180.xxx
Reply from Jessica, Age 16 - 01/17/12  - IP#: 71.2.41.xxx
Reply from Jenny, Age 15 - 01/17/12  - IP#: 184.145.105.xxx

From Sophia, Age 15 - 01/14/12 - IP#: 71.235.60.xxx  Click here to reply  
Ht. 5'2", Start: 172 lb, Today: 172 lb (BMI %tile: 98), Goal: 132 lb - Hey guys, it's been about two weeks since I've been on here and let me tell you it's been the worst two weeks ever! It was like as soon as school started all my thoughts of getting healthy went out the door. One thing that deterred me the most was the idea that this is going to be a really journey. I mean i didn't expect to lose 40 lbs in a week but I didn't realize how hard it would be and how long it would take*sigh* I need motivation. What are somethings that keep you guys going throughout your weight loss journeys?
Reply from Maddie, Age 14 - 01/15/12  - IP#: 174.22.246.xxx
Reply from Sophia, Age 15 - 01/15/12  - IP#: 71.235.60.xxx
Reply from Aliza, Age 15 - 01/15/12  - IP#: 99.147.124.xxx
Reply from Sophia, Age 15 - 01/14/12  - IP#: 71.235.60.xxx
Reply from Taya, Age 14 - 01/14/12  - IP#: 198.228.212.xxx

From Patty, Age 14 - 01/14/12 - IP#: 76.16.75.xxx  Click here to reply  
Ht. 5'4", Start: 155 lb, Today: 150 lb (BMI %tile: 92), Goal: 105 lb - Patty isn't my real name but everything else is true I didn't put my real name because this is kinda emmbearsing to say but it seems like every time I try to start a diet I start off like really good in the beginning then at night it's recked and I eat like everything I see. Then the next day I say "yeah today I am starting" then I never do :( I even tried telling my self to eat four pices of fruit a day and water and nothing else but it nevers works and I get so MAD AT MYSELF. Because everyone around me are super skinny and are like in a modeling agency and stuff
Reply from shelby, Age 15 - 01/16/12  - IP#: 108.12.24.xxx
Reply from Taya, Age 14 - 01/14/12  - IP#: 198.228.212.xxx

From Lucy, Age 15 - 01/12/12 - IP#: 74.190.121.xxx  Click here to reply  
Ht. 5'4", Start: 144 lb, Today: 142.5 lb (BMI %tile: 85), Goal: 120 lb - Ugh! I've been doing awful! I don't even want to go on the scale, because I’m afraid of what I’ll see. I keep making up excuses as to why I should eat that ice-cream or have that extra helping. And yeah, it doesn't help that my mom is always buying stuff like ice-cream and frozen pizza. It's hard to fight temptation when your surrounded by it! And both my brother and my mother are over-weight, so I don't know why she keeps buying all this stuff! She bought these donuts two days ago, and my brother finished the whole box! I know she's trying to get us what she thinks kids want and should have at this age, but it's not helping us!!
I have to lose this weight you guys. I'm serious; I can't be like this anymore. I don't want to be like this, and I’m really frustrated because I just can't seem to do it. I wear size 7-9 pants! I look awful in pictures! I’m so flabby! I can’t stand it!
I’m so upset with myself. How did I let myself get like this?

Reply from meg, Age 14 - 01/14/12  - IP#: 122.107.160.xxx
Reply from Jessica, Age 16 - 01/12/12  - IP#: 71.2.41.xxx
Reply from Jenny, Age 15 - 01/12/12  - IP#: 70.26.162.xxx

From Whitney, Age 19 - 01/06/12 - IP#: 166.188.229.xxx  Click here to reply  
Ht. 5'9", Start: 353 lb, Today: 353 lb (BMI %tile: 98), Goal: 170 lb - Ever tried carrying around two hundred pounds? That's my life. I live everyday wish I could live a active, healthier life. My weight keeps me from doing ALOT of things! I can't go somewhere new without thinking am I going to be able to fit? Will the chairs break? I can no longer go to the movies because I can not bear to squish my fat into the little seat. I'm so sick of the weird looks. I'm tierd of my fat getting in the way of relationships. Ive always been BIG I had my first outbreak of stretch marks in the third grade.... I need support I can't do this on my own. I just want to be a inspiration to people, & live my life to the fullest && never regret a single moment!!
Reply from Bekii, Age 18 - 07/30/12  - IP#: 74.78.190.xxx
Reply from Brittany, Age 19 - 06/21/12  - IP#: 76.186.201.xxx
Reply from Kristen, Age 20 - 02/15/12  - IP#: 99.120.206.xxx

From Selena, Age 15 - 01/03/12 - IP#: 98.198.128.xxx  Click here to reply  
Ht. 5'3", Start: 203 lb, Today: 199 lb (BMI %tile: 98), Goal: 140 lb - I feel really alone in this weight loss project. I mean, my family is "doing this" with me. But they don't understand. Theyre not my age. Can somebody help me? Sort of, be my weight losing buddy? Preferably someone my age and close to my weight, a lot of you girls are way skinnier than me, but I just need someone to motivate me. I promise I will help you back as best as I can!
Reply from Selena, Age 15 - 01/04/12  - IP#: 98.198.128.xxx
Reply from Nicola, Age 16 - 01/04/12  - IP#: 86.181.191.xxx
Reply from Selena, Age 15 - 01/04/12  - IP#: 98.197.73.xxx
Reply from Selena, Age 15 - 01/04/12  - IP#: 74.82.64.xxx
Reply from Jasmine, Age 17 - 01/04/12  - IP#: 68.100.73.xxx

From Selena, Age 15 - 01/03/12 - IP#: 98.198.128.xxx  Click here to reply  
Ht. 5'3", Start: 203 lb, Today: 199 lb (BMI %tile: 98), Goal: 140 lb - Hi everyone. I'm knew to this but I read some bulletins and I just wanted to share. So yesterday my whole family and I started our new diet. Well, it's not really a diet, we're just trying to be more healthy. So far I've done pretty well. We all drink 3 bottles of water a day. We also have structured dinners together, which usually consist of some kind of meat, a vegetable, and some other random (healthy) thing. Also, I jog on the treadmill for 20 minutes. It's so hard though!! There's so many temptations at school and when all of my friends are eating cookies and other sweets right in front of me, I could just cry. Does anyone have advice on how to resist the temptation?
Reply from Anna, Age 17 - 01/05/12  - IP#: 24.146.148.xxx
Reply from Selena, Age 15 - 01/03/12  - IP#: 98.198.128.xxx
Reply from Jessica, Age 16 - 01/03/12  - IP#: 71.2.41.xxx

From Joey, Age 17 - 01/02/12 - IP#: 75.45.25.xxx  Click here to reply  
Ht. 6'2", Start: 263 lb, Today: 262 lb (BMI %tile: 98), Goal: 185 lb - Starting this weight loss journey is scaring me so much. I have absolutely no idea how I am going to lose almost about 80 pounds. Today went fairly well. I tried to cut back on the soda (I usually drink about 6 a day, today I only had 3). I know I need to cut it out completely but there is no way I am going to be able to do it at first. I tried taking smaller portions and not snacking throughout the day (I can't imagine how I became this overweight ;-) I think my dad is going to end up being a very encouraging force. For some unknown reason, I think he thinks I can do this. I hope it works but I'm not terribly optimistic. Thankfully school starts again tomorrow and I won't be sitting around at home for most of the day. Thanks for everyones advice yesterday, I decided on 185 because it turns out 190 is the max for my height/age and I wouldn't mind being a little below the max. But that is a long tikme off.
Reply from Nicola, Age 16 - 01/04/12  - IP#: 86.181.191.xxx
Reply from Joey, Age 17 - 01/03/12  - IP#: 75.45.7.xxx
Reply from Sabrina, Age 13 - 01/03/12  - IP#: 174.54.152.xxx
Reply from Jessica, Age 16 - 01/03/12  - IP#: 71.2.41.xxx

From Joey, Age 17 - 01/01/12 - IP#: 75.45.14.xxx  Click here to reply  
Ht. 6'2", Start: 263 lb, Today: 263 lb (BMI %tile: 98), Goal: 220 lb - I am a senior in high school and the oldest of 5 brothers. I have always been overweight but only recently has it really began to bother me. I would definitely look to lose some weight before going off to college. I just do not know where to start. I know I am one of the few guys on here but I would appreciate it if you would help me. Is 220 a good goal weight? I am tall at 6 foot 2 so while it might seem heavy I think losing 40 pounds would help me. Or should I lose more? I carry a lot of the weight in my stomach and I have moobs. My waist is 40+ inches. I started to get worried because I found out I weigh more than my dad now who i always thought of as fat so to think i weigh more when we are the same height freaked me out. just help me any way you can. thank you.
Reply from Oscar, Age 17 - 05/30/16  - IP#: 95.150.105.xxx
Reply from Sabrina, Age 13 - 01/02/12  - IP#: 174.54.152.xxx
Reply from Joey, Age 17 - 01/02/12  - IP#: 75.45.2.xxx
Reply from Maddie, Age 14 - 01/02/12  - IP#: 208.90.180.xxx
Reply from Jessica, Age 16 - 01/02/12  - IP#: 71.2.41.xxx
Reply from Jasmine, Age 17 - 01/02/12  - IP#: 68.100.73.xxx
Reply from Abbie, Age 15 - 01/02/12  - IP#: 174.74.97.xxx

From Sophia, Age 15 - 01/01/12 - IP#: 71.235.60.xxx  Click here to reply  
Ht. 5'2", Start: 174.4 lb, Today: 174.4 lb (BMI %tile: 98), Goal: 124 lb - Hi, so I'm Sophia and I'm new to this site. I've tried dieting before but I've never been consistent. I kind of figured since it's a new year I might as well start fresh. I feel like this year is going to be big and I want to do my best to make sure it is. I would really appreciate it if you guys gave me some tips and advice on how I could reach my goal because I want to lose a whopping 50 lbs...I want to wish everyone a happy new year, because this is our year to make a change, I can just feel it! :)
Reply from Sophia, Age 15 - 01/02/12  - IP#: 71.235.60.xxx
Reply from Sabrina, Age 13 - 01/02/12  - IP#: 174.54.152.xxx
Reply from Maddie, Age 14 - 01/01/12  - IP#: 208.90.180.xxx
Reply from Madelyn, Age 17 - 01/01/12  - IP#: 76.126.248.xxx
Reply from Jessica, Age 16 - 01/01/12  - IP#: 71.2.41.xxx

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