WT LOSS STRUGGLES Pg. 20
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From Mikki, Age 12 - 08/10/11 - IP#: 220.236.137.xxx  Click here to reply  
Ht. 5'2", Start: 132 lb, Today: 129 lb (BMI %tile: 90), Goal: 110 lb - Hi. So I use to weigh 138 pounds (63kg) and now I weigh 129(59). I've being yo-yoing for roughly the past year and I'm sick of it. I HAVE lost weight but not much and I'm still really unhappy, really unfit and in the 'at risk of being overweight' section for my BMI. My goal weight is 110(50) and I plan to lose 19 pounds(9kg) by November 1st. I've just bought a wii fit, treadmill and am totally cutting out all my junk food beginning tomorrow. It's possible everyone who reckons it isn't. My Aunty did it, she lost 30 pounds in 2 months! :) I just wish my family was more supportive. My Dad deliberately says I'm fat, my brother shoves the food in my face and my Mum just keeps buying more and more junk to store in the cupboards. I don't expect them to cut out all junk for me, but some support would be nicer. Anyway, back to my point, my... (view more)
Reply from destiny, Age 12 - 10/13/11  - IP#: 72.53.194.xxx
Reply from Chelsea, Age 11 - 10/09/11  - IP#: 184.15.106.xxx
Reply from Nyla, Age 13 - 09/04/11  - IP#: 174.254.5.xxx

From Savannah, Age 13 - 08/09/11 - IP#: 50.51.21.xxx  Click here to reply  
Ht. 5'4", Start: 185.5 lb, Today: 185.5 lb (BMI %tile: 98), Goal: 120 lb - I need help last year I gained 40 lbs. Everyone calls me a cow and I can't even walk into all the popular stores like ambercrombie with out getting comments like " Go back the the elephant cage where you belong" I HATE IT!. Everyone talks behind my back on how fat I am! Can anyone help me:( please.
Reply from Mary, Age 12 - 12/19/11  - IP#: 76.1.101.xxx
Reply from susan, Age 12 - 10/14/11  - IP#: 72.53.194.xxx
Reply from Lillie, Age 12 - 09/11/11  - IP#: 72.213.6.xxx
Reply from lily, Age 14 - 08/31/11  - IP#: 108.46.30.xxx
Reply from Jessica, Age 16 - 08/17/11  - IP#: 71.2.33.xxx

From Melissa, Age 17 - 08/08/11 - IP#: 24.2.110.xxx  Click here to reply  
Ht. 5'4", Start: 190 lb, Today: 170.4 lb (BMI %tile: 94), Goal: 135 lb - I had a really crappy day today...I went to the Olive Garden with my sister. I brought home half of my dinner because I had already eaten 4 breadsticks, salad, and stuffed mushrooms. Then on the way home we got ice cream cones! I refer to my sister as a "diet sabotager" because all she wants to do is eat when we hang out. She tells me almost every time we go out to forget about my diet and live just that one night....I love my sister but there's a reason she's overweight. I don't wanna look like her. We look alot alike in appearance. Same hair, eyes, facial features. You can tell we are related. She had a daughter 2 years ago and people in my neighborhood always mix us up...I don't want people to think I'm her, or that I look like that. It's sad, but it is kind of what motivates me. She doesn't like that I always turn her down when ... (view more)
Reply from Marlyn, Age 25 - 08/09/11  - IP#: 173.2.181.xxx
Reply from Jessica, Age 16 - 08/09/11  - IP#: 108.5.72.xxx

From thea, Age 15 - 08/08/11 - IP#: 208.54.36.xxx  Click here to reply  
Ht. 5'3", Start: 178 lb, Today: 168 lb (BMI %tile: 96), Goal: 135 lb - hey guys so I've been struggling to keep on track lately so I was just wondering what you guys do when you feel like all hope is lost and you're on the brink of giving up. how do you stay motivated?
Reply from Jessica, Age 16 - 08/08/11  - IP#: 108.5.72.xxx

From Savannah, Age 14 - 08/08/11 - IP#: 67.61.28.xxx  Click here to reply  
Ht. 5'5", Start: 160 lb, Today: 130 lb (BMI %tile: 72), Goal: 115 lb - Hiii,guys. Last year I lost 30 pounds and i'm 15 pounds away from my goal! But i have a question. I'm almost completly happy with my body, the only problem left is that i have stretch marks. They make me uncomfortable. Does anyone know how to get rid of them? Anything that works well? Comments would be great!
~Savana,(:
Reply from Savannah, Age 14 - 08/09/11  - IP#: 67.61.28.xxx
Reply from Melissa, Age 17 - 08/08/11  - IP#: 24.2.110.xxx
Reply from Jessica, Age 16 - 08/08/11  - IP#: 108.5.72.xxx
Reply from Cupcake, Age 13 - 08/08/11  - IP#: 72.74.197.xxx

From Nikkita, Age 13 - 08/08/11 - IP#: 70.178.80.xxx  Click here to reply  
Ht. 5'4", Start: 242 lb, Today: 226.6 lb (BMI %tile: 98), Goal: 165 lb - I once got up to 242 and thats why I change my starting wieght...I'm poor so i can't go to a gym or buy special foods... I seriously need help...i know everything about weight loss and dieting but i have NO MOTIVATION!!! Please Help.
Reply from hii, Age 15 - 08/09/11  - IP#: 67.188.175.xxx
Reply from Jessica, Age 16 - 08/08/11  - IP#: 108.5.72.xxx

From hii, Age 15 - 08/08/11 - IP#: 67.188.175.xxx  Click here to reply  
Ht. 5'11", Start: 184.5 lb, Today: 176 lb (BMI %tile: 86), Goal: 156 lb - i know and feel i have gained weight. it has been like this for the past month. its really annoying. for the past couple weeks i haven't been exercising at all. n ive been eating not the healthiest. i really hope i'll get over this phase and start exercising everyday and eating healthy. im getting really sick of myself.. neways good luck to you guys
Reply from hii, Age 15 - 08/09/11  - IP#: 67.188.175.xxx
Reply from Melissa, Age 17 - 08/08/11  - IP#: 24.2.110.xxx

From Alex, Age 17 - 08/08/11 - IP#: 75.90.150.xxx  Click here to reply  
Ht. 5'5", Start: 285 lb, Today: 235 lb (BMI %tile: 98), Goal: 140 lb - I can't believe a few short months ago I was looking at myself, 50 pounds heavier, and didn't think I could change anything. I was so wrong! I still struggle with the depression everyday, thinking of how much farther I have to go and how I look. Even after 50 pounds, I can't see a difference, but everyone else can. I guess the whole distorted self-image thing is something I'll always have to deal with. But I've started a new workout plan, lots of cardio, twice a day. Drinking lots of water. And as far as a diet goes, I'm keeping it under 1500 calories a day. Eating mostly vegetarian, but also eating poultry. I feel really good right now. I haven't felt this way in months. I'm done letting my weight, and food, run my life. I will succeed, and it will be great :)
Reply from Taylor, Age 16 - 08/10/11  - IP#: 24.126.140.xxx
Reply from Melissa, Age 17 - 08/07/11  - IP#: 24.2.110.xxx

From vincent, Age 14 - 08/05/11 - IP#: 108.64.36.xxx  Click here to reply  
Ht. 6'0", Start: 260 lb, Today: 260 lb (BMI %tile: 98), Goal: 200 lb - ok, here it goes i have had a weight problem ever since the 3rd grade. i always see my friends with there girlfriends and wish i could have a relationship like them or if a girl could just look past my looks once they could accually see what a good guy i am. the bulling has tormented me so much that when ever i see people laughting around me i feel there talking and laughting at me and i just break down. i tell people that im ok with how i look but im not and sometimes i feel im making up my own storie to make my slef feel better. i just dont know what to do and i need some suport because i dont know what to do anymore about the bulling.
Reply from Kirsten, Age 13 - 08/05/11  - IP#: 50.92.154.xxx
Reply from cleo, Age 14 - 08/05/11  - IP#: 32.158.128.xxx

From Renee, Age 13 - 08/05/11 - IP#: 76.118.21.xxx  Click here to reply  
Ht. 5'4", Start: 190 lb, Today: 190 lb (BMI %tile: 98), Goal: 150 lb - Everyday at school i look and see stick thin girls who eat candy and fries and pizza and i am jealous because they dont gain a pound
I have lost weight before but i always end up gaining it back
sometimes i feel like everyone hates me because of my weight, including the boys in my school.
I have to live watching all of my friends expirience boys and relationships and i just get to congratulate the and sit and watch
i'm very tired of this

and i want to change
now
Reply from cleo, Age 14 - 08/05/11  - IP#: 32.158.128.xxx

From Kirsten, Age 13 - 08/05/11 - IP#: 50.92.154.xxx  Click here to reply  
Ht. 5'4", Start: 228 lb, Today: 226 lb (BMI %tile: 98), Goal: 150 lb - Alright. Being off for about a month did not feel good. In 3 months I went from 215 to 226. But I'm getting back on track. I want to loose 80 pounds in 10 months. I think thats possible. But, the reason I keep not succeeding is because I have no motivation. If anybody wants to talk, post here with your email adress!
Reply from Kirsten, Age 13 - 08/05/11  - IP#: 50.92.154.xxx
Reply from vincent, Age 14 - 08/05/11  - IP#: 108.64.36.xxx

From Nikkita, Age 13 - 08/02/11 - IP#: 166.205.11.xxx  Click here to reply  
Ht. 5'4", Start: 224 lb, Today: 226 lb (BMI %tile: 98), Goal: 165 lb - I'm sick and tired of being Obese! School starts in less than 2 weeks and I reall want to lose atleast 20 pounds! Please give me advise. I can't go to the gym or eat special foods. I know about portion control but I really want a good exercise plan. Please help!
Reply from Jessica, Age 16 - 08/03/11  - IP#: 71.2.33.xxx

From TASH XX, Age 12 - 08/01/11 - IP#: 89.242.231.xxx  Click here to reply  
Ht. 5'0", Start: 9 st 6, Today: 10 st 6 (BMI %tile: 98), Goal: 8 st 5 - I am very depeessed!! I have just found out that I had 4 size 12-14 woman's jeans that now do not fit. I have 38in hips and 36in waist. I have 4 fat rolls, a double chin, huge love handles and a massive fatty bum. I also have a muffin top which hangs over a whole 3in my trousers!! I know I am obese but somebody PLEASE HELP ME!!!!!  (Note: 10 st 6 is 146 lb.)
Reply from sadie, Age 14 - 01/01/12  - IP#: 75.69.6.xxx
Reply from destiny, Age 12 - 10/12/11  - IP#: 72.53.194.xxx
Reply from Ellen, Age 12 - 08/05/11  - IP#: 2.25.79.xxx
Reply from Alyssa, Age 9 - 08/02/11  - IP#: 76.221.103.xxx

From Natasha, Age 12 - 07/31/11 - IP#: 89.242.231.xxx  Click here to reply  
Ht. 5'0", Start: 9 st 6, Today: 9 st 6 (BMI %tile: 95), Goal: 8 st 5 - I've been overweight/obese all my life really. Like when I was 4 I was 98th percentile!! Which I know is obese. But it all started happening so quickly.
When I look back at pictures of me as a small child I can start to find out when it all started to go wrong. I was always quite chubby but I asumed it was just baby fat. But as I got to the age of ten I weighed 7 stone 7, I started to realise that it wasn't baby fat but it was real fat! I was obese then but now is when it was a blur.
At age 11 I still weighed 7 stone 7. That was still an overweight weight. But I didn't think anything of it and carried on at a normal pace.
I am 12 now and it is august. In march I weighed 8stone 9 which is the normal weight for a 12 year old girl. But it didn't last long... As I weigh my self now the scales say 10 stone 6! I have put on 2 stone in the past 4 months!! I am at the top of the... (view more)
 (Note: 9 st 6 is 132 lb.)
Reply from destiny, Age 12 - 10/12/11  - IP#: 72.53.194.xxx

From Alyssa, Age 9 - 07/31/11 - IP#: 76.221.103.xxx  Click here to reply  
Ht. 4'6", Start: 105 lb, Today: 105 lb (BMI %tile: 98), Goal: 86 lb - I can't stop eating any tips? Please help!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
Reply from destiny, Age 12 - 10/12/11  - IP#: 72.53.194.xxx

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