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From Heather, Age 16, female - 05/06/02 - IP#:  
I reached my goal weight mainly by eating better and getting more exercise I still eat stuff like chips and chocolate but not as much and I have smaller portions now. I went from 158 to 130 in about 9 months, it was a more quick loss at first but eventually I got to where I am now and I feel great. good luck everyone!

From Hannah, Age 12, female - 05/04/02 - IP#:  
i wrote into this a few weeks ago, when I was 130 pounds. Guess what??!!! I am now 124 pounds. My goal is 110 pounds, and by june 13 (my birthday) I am going to be that. PLEASE EMAIL ME I would like a weight loss buddy thanks

From rachel, Age 14, female - 05/04/02 - IP#:  
In january my news years resolution was to lose at least a stone so i had cereal 4 breakfast with semi skinned milk , sandwich and fruit 4 lunch and wot eva my mom made me 4 diner but a smaller portion i stuck 2 this 4 about 3 weeks and i lost about 7 pounds and my mum said it did show and i was doin well even my nan noticed!! but i got fed up and gave up i put all that weight on again! and this morning i thought 2 myself if i had stuck 2 that diet i might be wearin little skimpy clothes rite this moment with a slinnn stomach! i was so annoyed i have started this again and i have lost 2 pounds so let me tell u sumin DO NOT GIVE UP coz wen u put the weight on again the guilt is terrible. I UPDATE U WITH MY DIET

From Jesse, Age 16, male - 04/29/02 - IP#:  
I started dieting last August and I've lost over 100lbs. I used to be 5"11 270 now I'm 6"1 165. People say I'm a bean poll now but I used to be very fat. It wasen't as hard as I thought but for a while I got a little anorexic, I almost stopped eating and that is the worst thing you can do. So I started taking protein, working out, and eating alot better and alot less.

From cidney, Age 12, female - 04/29/02 - IP#:  
i lost 12 lbs in2weeks because of my auntie stacey

From Tasha, Age 15, female - 04/28/02 - IP#:  
On New Year's I vowed to loose 70lbs by the summer. I was 220 lbs, and I excersized for at least 40 mins everyday, followed a strict diet, and lost 10 lbs in a month. I was so excited! I kept going and lost another 5lbs until disaster struck . . . I became heavily depressed for various reasons. I began eating out of depression and I gained ALL my weight back, if not more. Recently I decided it wasn't worth it. I went back to my plan and I lost 10 lbs in 2 weeks, and I'm on my way again. I'm happier now, too. You just have to remember that nothing's worth making yourself feel even worse. Don't get careless and have fun while you're doing it, otherwise you won't see results.

From Hannah, Age 12, female - 04/21/02 - IP#:  
Hey! My name is Hannah. I am about 5"2, and almost 13. I used to weigh 133 pounds. I have been running 1 1/2 miles each day and skipping, and eating smartly,and I lost 5 pounds! It's almost May, and by June, I am going to be 110 pounds. I still have 18 pounds to lose, and I can't wait for those cute little clothes! Email me words of encouragent, I might need it!, luv ya!

From Adrienne, Age 13, female - 04/20/02 - IP#:  
Hey! Im 13 years old and 5'4. I weighed 124 but i started only eating when i was hungry and in 1 1/2 weeks i lost 7 lbs and am now only 117! i drank a lot of water and when i was bored i went outside and jumped on the trampolene or went out with my friends just 2 chill.

From Heather, Age 18, female - 04/15/02 - IP#:  
This is an update again. I started at 162 lbs. That was a month and a half ago. After serious diet and excercise, I am now 132 lbs. It is really easy to lose weight once you decide to do it, but you cannot cheat or eat ANY fast food. My goal is 120 lbs, which is about right for a 5'6 person. I will update again when the goal is reached.

From Kels., Age 15, female - 04/13/02 - IP#:  
Last summer, the summer before I entered high school, I told my self I couldn't enter highschool fat, I couldn't. That summer I lost 20 pounds! This school year I have lost 10 pounds! (I started out 150 some pounds and only 5 ft tall, now I am 5ft2in and 123) Sure exercise, but the biggest thing is don't snack. Eat your three meals a day, skip desert and don't snack unless you are actually hungry. Every time you are going to eat something ask your self why? If it's hunger go ahead but if not skip it and start doing one of your hobbies to get your mind off food.

From sarah, Age 16, female - 04/12/02 - IP#:  
hi, i started dieting 3 days ago and have lost 2 pounds well it is hard but evryone can do it if you put your mind to it!! Just keep thinking about your future and wheather you want to be fat and lazy and depressed or healthy and beautiful. i am telling you when you are a healhy weight you do not have to be so self concious that your top is too tight or your belly is hanging out. I hope this story has inspired you so just excersize and keep healthy!!

From stacy, Age 15, female - 04/09/02 - IP#:  
I lost weight by not eating after 7:o'clock.I did it for two weeks and lost two stones you should try it!!! the only thing you can have after 7 is water nothing else!!!!

From Lena, Age 11, female - 04/06/02 - IP#:  
I foccused hard on my diet I didnt drink any soda or candy, pasta, etc and ate alot of protiens , not many grams of carbohyderates and only drank water and of course exersizeD.I used to weigh 127 at 4 11 last year and now im 5 at the weight of 105 I lost weight and you can do it too!

From Brittany smith, Age 9, female - 03/31/02 - IP#:  
I was outside and my brother had a pogo i realy wanted to use it my brother said if i would try to lose wait i could pogo on it all day the end

From Megan, Age 17, female - 03/31/02 - IP#:  
I had always been overweight for as long as I can remember, and I had always figured that some day I would lose the weight, but I procrastinated constantly, saying "I'll go on a diet tomorrow..." and other things to that effect. I was a compulsive overeater, and very ashamed of the way I looked. By my sophomore year of high school, I weighed almost 270 pounds, and I probably wore about a size 24 (I am 5'9" tall). Just after New Year's, about a month before my 16th birthday, something hit me and I decided I didn't want to be fat anymore. I started slowly, doing a mile on my Nordic Track and trying to cut out most sweets. I would still have a piece of cake or something once or twice a week, but was eventually able to cut sweets out almost altogether. I gradually stopped eating fried foods completely, and now just the thought of them grosses me out. I'll occasionally have a cookie or... (view more)

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