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Whats your reason for losing weight?

Whenever I need a little extra motivation I ask myself this question. For me its pretty simple-- to feel better. Somehow my health always improves when I drop a few pounds. And vice versa. Someone mentioned that they knew someone who lost 80 pounds or so by walking 5 miles a day. I have been walking as well whenever I get a chance and it really seems to be working. I fell great after I walk.

Tue. May 31, 9:16am

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Have a huge closet full of clothes that fit me at a smaller size and I refuse to buy new ones.

-- Elle

Tuesday, May 31, 2005, 1:25 PM

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My boyfriend is so damn skinny! He's 8" taller, and only 5lbs heavier. We'll probably be engaged soon, and I refuse to date someone who weighs less than me!

Okay, that's not the real reason, but it sure does give me motivation!!

Tuesday, May 31, 2005, 3:06 PM

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I have always had weight/body issues, and when I hit 200 lbs, my doctor looked at me and told me I had to start loosing weight or I was going to start seriously risking my health. Lost 25 lbs and still going! I'm motivated now to be skinnier thank I was in middle school and get under 150 for my wedding 2 years from now.

Tuesday, May 31, 2005, 6:30 PM

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My reason for losing weight is...

I plan to get married and have kids in the next few years and I want to be in the best shape ever so my body is prepared for child bearing. I had a roommate two years ago who worked out for this reason and she made me really think about the future and what I am doing to my body. I guess I am lucky I started trying so early because I have not been able to commit for more than two months...hopefully PEERtrainer will keep me on track.

Tuesday, May 31, 2005, 8:04 PM

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almost there

i realized the other day that i've always been about 25 pounds heavier than my mum. at the moment, i'm likely 50 pounds more than she is. we're built identically, save the extra pounds on my body.

it's time to be the size i'm biologically supposed to be, not wieghing down my organs and bones with excess.

Tuesday, May 31, 2005, 8:30 PM

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