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From Uma, Age 11, female - 03/12/07 - IP#:  
i was so overweight but now i am down to a size 8 like i always wanted to i am so happy now i have been offered fairy cakes but i say NOOOOO!

From alexis, Age 13, female - 03/01/07 - IP#:  
all i did was cut out foods i knew were bad for me and went to the gym like 3 times a week and i lost 14 lbs in about a little more than one month! and it was soo easy! i thought i gained some back but i weighed myself with the scaled the doctors use and I lost!!

From Brittney, Age 13, female - 02/28/07 - IP#:  
hi i am Brittney and I used to weigh 196 pds and I was 5'4 but then I heard about this 800 calorie diet going around, so i tried it and only ate 3 small meals a day. I tried to get all the food groups in 1 day. I exercised for about 40 minutes plus additional walking 6 times a week(not on Sunday). I lost 48pds in the 1st 3 and 1/2 months and another 16 in the nxt month. I am now, around 130-132 pds, plus I hav gained over an inch. I am so happy with my self and want to help anyone with weightloss needs. Luv yall Brit

From Alissa, Age 12, female - 02/28/07 - IP#:  
Hey, my name is Alissa and during the year 2006 I was really overweight. Around my birthday, August, I decided I was tired of being made fun of, feeling depressed, and being picked on by my doctor. I started eating less: going outside and playing basketball to keep me from eating after school, and doing more chores around the house. I stopped eating foods like fries and cheeseburgers, and started eating fruits and veges. I am so happy with myself and I wish you all luck in losing weight.

From Isabella, Age 13, female - 02/16/07 - IP#:  
Start: 184 Current: 166 Goal" 145-150
Hey! I haven't posted in a while because I had a stressful January but now I feel great! I've been sticking to The Diet for Teenagers Only and I exercised EVERY SINGLE DAY!!! I've never been able to accomplish that before! I feel so much better about myself now. I do yoga on Saturday mornings, every Wed. I have high-intensity P.E. and every Friday I do a different high-intensity full 30min. workout DVD that includes cardio,toning, and flexibilty. During the week I do mini 10 min, workouts toned for your hips, belly, and thighs. I encourage you all to start small. Work your way up to working out most days of the week or join a sports team! Have lots of fun and much luv this Feb. '07!!!

From anon, Age 14, female - 02/15/07 - IP#:  
Hey everyone,
i always was chubby. Ever since i remember i always hated what i saw. i was double the size of all my friends. In P.E. we had to wear leotards and i looked awful in them. When i was about 12 i decided that i couldn't take it any more. I was 160lbs
i wasnt really sure what to do. Ever since i was young i would look on weight loss pages on the net. I guess i knew what i had to do but i just needed to put it into practise
So i started to skip lunch, for about 6 months i did that. At the begining i was loosing weight and lost 14lbs. Then i felt that i wasn't loosing enough so i started to fast. So i wouldn't have any breakfast or lunch or snacks. Just dinner (which was very small) this went on for almost a year. When i was 13 and a half (around last summer) my weight dropped to just under 100lbs. I survived on glucose tablets and pain killers.
all my... (view more)

From emmanuel, Age 14, male - 02/14/07 - IP#:  
i was a obese 250 pounds at the age of 07
i had originally been doin karate and was under weight.after i quit i gained 60 pounds in 3 months and weighed 120 at age ocered to me at age 10 that i need help so i began exercising eating more health,sleep and joging
i am still overweight at 4foot09 127lbs but im at least half at what i used to be

From iya, Age 17, female - 02/13/07 - IP#: also an overweight teen..before I was 5'2 and 143 lbs but because of exercise and diet Im now 137 lbs and still trying to loose..I came to that stage that I don't know what to do, I also became bulimic but nothing happened it cause me near death. I am motivated by blubberbluster and Oprah Winfrey when I watched her show..There's nothing you can get if you don't work should work hard for it.. It's good to have a long-term proper diet, do not rush..and don't feel bad about yourself, just diet...slowly but surely. Just say "NO!!" to unhealthy food..Don't starve yourself you'll just binge later w/c is small portions..if you snack just eat fruits and drink atleast 6 glasses of water a day. You can do it whoever you are who's reading this! Good Luck! Have a healthy diet!!

From Amber, Age 15, female - 02/09/07 - IP#:  
Like many others who have posted, I have always been struggling with my weight -- ever since I was a chubby little kid. At my heighest weight, 170lbs at about 5'3", I was completely inactive and hated everything and everyone, including myself. Life was miserable, and I couldn't stand it. I began making slow changes, and now, three years later, I am 120lbs at about 5'6". I run 3 miles 3xs a week, plus additional exercising. I am still trying to trim off 10lbs more, and I know that by the summer I will have reached my goal. I got to where I am by researching lots on the internet about nutrition and exercise; I ate less food, and healthier food -- lots of fruits, veggies, and whole grains. I never drink regular soda, and occasionally I treat myself to sweets. I try to exercise every day.
Don't give up, whoever you are, not matter what your statistics are -- because I was at a... (view more)

From Kim, Age 16, female - 02/08/07 - IP#:  
When I first came on this site in July of 06 I was 190 lbs. I had the lowest self esteem possible. THen I started to read all kinds of things on here and it really inspired me. I went from a XXl size 14 jeans to a S size 3 jeans. I'm 123 pounds now. I stopped drinking sodas. I rearely eat junk. I exercise like NO other. And it finally paid off. It was hard. But if you bellieve in yourself you will do it.!! GOOD LUCK ♥

From T (gal), Age 13, female - 02/01/07 - IP#:  
i havent lost much weight but i have gaven up soda for almost 3 weeks now. still going.

From Amanda, Age 18, female - 01/25/07 - IP#:  
Hey guys, first off I'd like to say thanks, all your stories are great to read, they motivate me when I feel like I can't do it. Anyways, i was always overweight. since i was about 4-5 years old. Not huge, just chunky. When i was about 10 years old i was at my biggest, i weighed 160lbs. I was always taller than the other kids so i carried it well, but you could still tell i wasn't at a healthy weight for my age. So the years pressed on, always being the bigger one of my friends. I tried "diets" and not eating, but none of them worked cause I figured it would take too long, and I wouldn't be able to do it. Well i was wrong. About a week ago, I decided it was my time to do this and do it right. I just turned 18 and weighed 225. Therefore i gained about 15 pounds since this time last year. I didn't want to gain anymore so i took action. This week, i cut out all juice, junk food, pop etc.... (view more)

From will, Age 16, male - 12/11/06 - IP#:  
hi i used to be about 180 pounds and im now 133 i tried every thing to lose it and to get fit so if anyone needs any support or help losing weight email me cause i know how it feels ....

From Anna, Age 13, female - 12/08/06 - IP#:  
I have lost 6 pounds. I could never get below 197 but now im 196. I just exercises a lot and watched what I ate

From Alex, Age 13, female - 12/08/06 - IP#:  
Hi, I started out at 197 and now im down to 181 but i want to keep going and reach my goal weight first i thought that would be really hard but after reading some of these stories it encourages me to keep going so thanks

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