How to Lose 30 Pounds in 20 Days

How to Lose 30 Pounds in 20 Days

Are you desperate to lose weight? Do you need to shed off more than just a couple of pounds? Do you even need to lose 30 pounds in 20 days?

Well, it may not be as hard as you think. Not too long ago I lost about 30 pounds in 20 days myself by using a handful of simple steps that proved to be very effective (and easy!) I'll share with you the exact tips I used to do it.

So if I can do it, so can you! Especially if I'm known for being a little lazy. Good luck!

Tip #1: Drink More Water to Lose Weight

This may seem too simple but it's true: most people are very dehydrated during their diets. Drinking 8-12 glasses a day can help you lose about 1/2 pounds more each day than someone who isn't consuming as much water.

Why? It's about your liver.

You see, one important function your liver holds is the ability to burn fat. When you're dehydrated, your liver cannot operate at 100% efficiency and your fat burning is slower or shuts down. So, drink up and stay hydrated!

Tip #2: Drink More Smoothies to Lose Weight

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How else did I lose weight? I drank a smoothie every morning when I woke up.

Don't make this harder then it needs to be! Just throw some fruits (strawberries and blueberries are my favorite. Bananas are also great for a thicker texture) and add some milk, then blend. That simple!

Not only did I feel great because it was healthy, but it filled me up for a long time.

Tip #3: Love Yourself to Lose Weight

Love yourself? Okay, let me explain!

Here a little from an interview with Jon Benson (creator of the "Every Other Day" diet):

"Love is the key to staying on a diet, a workout plan . . . anything that requires a change of lifestyle. It may seem obvious, but unless you actually love the diet you are on, there is little chance of you staying on it for very long," says Benson. "All diets require a change in how you look at food, how you consume food, and even how you think about food. The problem is most diets make too many demands of the dieter right off the bat. They tell you not to eat certain foods, sometimes making that a permanent restriction, while allowing perhaps a day per week to 'overeat' your favorite foods."

"This is a disaster waiting to happen . . . and there is a much more balanced, healthy, and effective way to diet than this," states Benson.

So there you have it! If you want to lose 30 pounds in 20 days you need to love your diet!

How to Lose 30 Pounds in 20 Days Questions? Type It Here... 119 comments

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tpf5023 6 years ago

great guide.. did you really lose 30 pounds in 20 days? seems like a lot of weight. Ill try out these tips tho


jessa  6 years ago

i will try these tips out and see if they work!!..i hope!!


Melissa 6 years ago

so, I'm 16 and hate my body really haha so with eating extremley healthy with the fact I have a plan. If I eat only when I am REALLY hungry, and eat healthy food, and excersise for at least 5 ours a day, could this be possible? could it even be possible to lose more?


ladybug 6 years ago

i hope this works


peety 5 years ago

@melissa..please love your body as it is. then take your weight lost one step at a time. all that you have to do is workout 30-40 minutes at least 4 days a week..and cut out all starches..if u can cut meat out of your diet & starches for 21 days..replace meat with beans.. drink 8-10 glasses of water a day and a smoothie for breakfast and you will lose wonders


isis 5 years ago

These are really great tips and usefull.


Dramagurl 5 years ago

i'm 12 and i am chubby for my age. i play basketball every saturday and have gym class. i really want to lose weight before the summer. i really hope that these tips work


Sky 5 years ago

Love yourselves girls! Don't put yourselves down! A happy heart and accepting yourself for the beautiful real you is the first step. Trust me, stress and being down on yourself just makes it harder. I think the smoothie diet sounds nice :) I lost 60 pounds just from leaving a bad relationship. I gained my self confidence back and it just fell off. Of course I gained it all back after another bad relationship, and now it seems a little harder to get rid of the weight. Now I'm with a fantastic guy and we are getting married in a month, I met him at my bigger size but he loves me for who I am and he likes me just this way. My whole family and co workers have put me under a lot of pressure about my weight issues, they've made my situation worse because they made me feel bad about my body. I just want to get married as myself, I hate caring about what people think because it hurts. I have failed again and again on all these stupid fad diets because I actually listen to these jerks that tell me I'm not strong enough.

Be nicer to yourself. Eat good healthy stuff, avoid processed junk. MMM...fruit smooties, water, protien


wkfitrkfjv 5 years ago

Does this reallllly work. Uise, me lojek moa

Jelakhu araatjaan kejek kehial ieyhal jewj ?


chels 4 years ago

It truly is about loving yourself... I have been through the whole I hate my body i'm too fat jazz as a teen... I gained about 60 lbs over my high school years... I these tips and actually lost 30 lbs in 23 days... at first it didn't seem to work so then I tried telling myself every day that I am beautiful exactly how I am and bam the weight started falling off. So love yourself its key to being a happy you! :)


Vaihan 4 years ago

If I drink half of the water I am supposed to drink, for the diet to work, right before I go to sleep, will I still lose the 30 pounds in 20 days?

Waiting for reply.


Tiny-panda 4 years ago

I will try it and return with news.


Elijah Johnson 4 years ago

Hi! I weigh 126 and I am 12 is this bad? And also I'm a girl with a boy name it makes me sad. People always mistake me for a boy.


Anonymous 4 years ago

I'm 16 about to turn 17 in 2 months, and i currently weigh 169 pounds. My goal is to lose at least 30 pounds (an ideal would be 40) by the time I turn 17. I have already lost 27 pounds since last year by doing Jenny Craig, then switching to extreme fad diets, and now just trying to eat less and healthy, and exercising a few times a week. It pains me to see that 12 year old young girls are even concerned about losing weight so much because it reminds me of me. I used to be like that, and because of my desire to be "skinny" I ended up getting really sick. Girls, it's not worth it. Don't strive to be skinny, strive to be healthy.

@Elijah Johnson- no it's not bad. I weighed that much when I was about 10 years old. If you make very subtle healthy choices and exercise 3 times a week, you'll be fine. It's your age to gain a bit of weight and throughout time if you treat your body right, everything will fall into place. Just don't do anything extreme because it WILL be ruin your health and be something you strongly regret. Trust me on this one, I've been through it all when it comes to losing weight, gaining it, or even being stuck on a plateau. Good luck my dear, always remember to love yourself and treat your body right!


kelly 4 years ago

If you are suppose to eliminate starch why having a smootie in the morning is good! Fruits have sugar "starch". Im confuse! Please someone help me!!!


kswagggr 4 years ago

i really hopethis works im only 12and i hate seeing 16teen year olds and up being way smaller than i am im 130pounds wanna get down 2 98


in response to kswagger 4 years ago

if you are 12 and you want to get down to 98. i just would like you to know that if you get down below 100lbs, then you will lose the shape of a curvy body. eat healthy foods and just excersise. if you get too skinny you will look like a stick. i suggest that you should only be at 115lbs. but you really are beauitiful, don't let bitches get in the way.


brittanyW 4 years ago

i hope this works...i weigh 223 and im 15 im going to turn 16 in a little over a month and my goal is to lose 30-40 pounds before then (at most 35 is water weight) i don't look as big as i seem but over the summer my goal is to lose 40-50 pounds and lose 20-30 more pounds over the course of 3 months.


dillila 4 years ago

The thoughts of starving myself has occurred, I am 14 and I weigh about 150 lbs what about a water diet with two smoothies a day? I also plan to work out for a/b 30 min... I am starting to get strech marks and its pissing me off, any help?


wishtherewaslove 4 years ago

i am 12 5'0 and weigh 132 lbs. i need help please


Kayela 4 years ago

I'm 14, 180 lbs. Yes, At Times I Get So Self Conscious That I Think About Starvation. With Further Research, I Have Found That Starving Myself Will Cause My Body To Go Into "Survivor Mode". My Body Would Lose The Muscle&&Keep Its Fat. For Any Teen That Thinks Their Fat, Take A Second Look. I Have A Large Bone Structure, So I Tend To Weigh More. This DOES NOT Mean I'm Overweight. For A Large Bone Structure&At My Height, I Should Weigh 150-170. I Am Alittle Over That But Am Loving Myself Anyways! Love Truly Is The Key. I Used To Weigh 195. I Learned To Love Myself And The Weigh Fell Off. (: Another Way The Shred The Pounds Is Just To Let Puberty Take Its Course! In Adolescence, You Tend To Have More Body Fat. As You Grow Up, Your Hormonal Changes Begin To Take Tolls On You. Just Hang In There, &&Know That Your Not Alone(:


Paige 4 years ago

I rellt hope this works Becouse I want to lose a few befor school again I'm 12 and 145 Ibs and I hate what I have done to my self just Becouse I am rely heavy so I RELLLLLYYYY HOOPPPPEEESS THIS WORKS!!!!!!


wishtherewaslove 4 years ago

Paige i understand how u feel im 12 too and weigh about 132 lbs but may i ask how tall are u? because one of my friends is 145 lbs too but she is 5'6 and looks amazing so really it does depend on ur height and bone structurer


aeaj 4 years ago

Hope it works because I hate how my body looks now if it does work than gba


Lyss 4 years ago

It makes me very sad and somwhat shocked to see what some of the young ones have said on here. Happiness and self confidence is on the inside. Weight is just a number ladies! I know I'm tryin to lose a few bit it's a number. Beauty shines from the inside out. If someone says something tell them if you don't like it don't look. God bless.


May 4 years ago

Okay so I'm 14 and I need to lose 30-40 lbs in 3 weeks , so I'm going to starve and idc what anyone says my mom staved and lost 50 lbs in three weeks she ate once every 5 days and it was a big salad with no dressing just lemon , let me tell you something it works ! She also worked out she jogged and did crunches and while working out she wore a garbage bag around her body to make her sweat even more . I'm over weight I promise , this is going to help as long as you don't over eat once you lost your weight you won't gain it back don't be lazy about it . When Oprah lost her weight she worked out and ONLY ate a handful of almonds to keep her going she lost 50 lbs in a month . Starving does work . . . Garentee


jaejae 4 years ago

yeah today was the last day of school and i have 2 full months until school starts again i want to lose at least 60 lbs by september cuz i only 12 and i weigh 186 pounds if i can get to 135 or lower i will be healthy for my heigt if i drink 12 cups of water a day and jog 2 blocks in the morning and at night would i be able to lose like 30 pounds in 2o days


Johanna 4 years ago

Ok I don't really understand... I had a baby 9 months ago and I went up to 190 ponds when I was 125 ponds this is killing me I'm down at 160 and I really want to get to 120... Please help me I wanna loose 30 - 40 ponds by September for my daughter's birthday... Thank u and please help... Just drink water and a smoothing and exercise??? Please explan... Thanks again


InFearAndFaith 4 years ago

I'm 16 years old. I weight about 145, I think. I'm 5'2 and I want to be 110 in about 2 months. I'm starting slimfast tomorrow and I go on walks with friends all the tine. Will this work?


InFearAndFaith 4 years ago

I'm 16 years old. I weigh about 145, I think. I'm 5'2 and I want to be 110 in about 2 months. I'm starting slimfast tomorrow and I go on walks with friends all the time, and work out for 45min to an hour. Will this work?


KristaRae 4 years ago

I'm 17 years old, and I weigh 123 pounds. I really want to get back down to what I weighed when I was 14 (Keep in mind I am the same height I was then) which is 102-105 pounds. I exercise a lot, and I try to eat healthy and not very often but I just can't seem to lose the weight. Hopefully this will work, because by the end of July I'd like to be to my goal weight:)


Shelsea 4 years ago

I'm 14 years old I weigh 175 lbs. Yeah i know I am over weight. I am 5'9. I hate my boy because I feel over weight compared to everyone else. I want to lose a good 40 lbs. Is it's possible? Help!


Mel 4 years ago

I'm 20 and I weight 150 I want to get down to 110...Starving is nt healthy it cud cause serious health problem but I'm goin to d d smothiee n water I also have a lot of streght mark.


kelly 4 years ago

Im 24 I have a 7yr old and a 4yr old, both times I after I gave birth I had difficulty losing aight. Being on the larger side was very difficult for me, you see I was a football player in school and in incredible shape. The easiest way I found to lose weight was dance. And I don't mean just dance girls it may sound ridiculous but buy a pole for yourself at home and dance away. I just thought to myself how do strippers stay in shape bc they have beautiful bodies. Of course at 12 and 16 your parents will probably never allow this so go to your room shut the door stand in front off a mirror and sexy dance for yourself. I can for sure say I know it works I lost 60 pounds the first time after my son in just 4 months. And I didn't think I was big after having my daughter but when she was two and I was stop 170 pounds I realized it was time to do something so I started dancing for mused and after three months I was back to 120. And not just thinner but toned and defined. I didn't change my diet what so ever.


skinnylad 4 years ago

I lost 40 pounds in 8 days!!! Here's how I did it:

- Drank lots of water.

- Exercised 10 minutes...twice a day.

- Ate a banana for breakfast, a grapefruit for lunch, and a caesar salad (with anchovies) for dinner every day.

That's it!!


terd 4 years ago

Hi, IM 14 and im the biggest fassest ugliest human being in the world right now idont think im even a human im a monster!!!!!!i reallllllllllllly want to loose wieght some people say your supposed to love your body BLAHBLAHBLAH but how can i love my body if i don't feel compterable in it i feel like SH*T!!!!AND I WILL STARVE MYSELF JUST TO LOOSE WEIGHTTTT im goining to try this out!!!i need to loose it i don't want to be known as the fat girl in school when i into highschool in 2 month!!


.... 4 years ago

My mom told me that I need to lose weight because we have diabetes in the family. I would like to know the most efficient, quick ways to lose as mush as 30 pounds. Last time I weighed myself I was 134. Keep in mind I'm 14, 5'1. I really am desperate to lose as much as I can. As quickly as I can. My mom won't allow me to starve myself and I tried hurling it all back up, but nothing works. I want to exercise on my own, but she says I have to do something with the Y. Please provide an alternative.


Anonbro 4 years ago

I'm 15 and 5'9. I weigh 165 and Ive got really large bones, but I just cannot help feeling insanely overweight, I really hope that this works, I've got 5 weeks and I want to be around 130! Really hope this works!!


Denise 4 years ago

Im 14, 180lbs, and 5 foot 7 inches... I want to weight between 120-130 and i really need this because I'm entering high school on August 27 and I don't wanna be fat in high school... I feel like starving is my only option so imma do it but only in the summer because the I start volleyball.. If you have any suggestion on anything other than that tell me..


*Jessie:) 4 years ago

Ok im 20 years old 5'3 and i weigh 160:(

I love my body and because i love my body so much i wanna treat it better and lose 30 lbs in 3 months... i will try thos for the three month time limit:)


annon 4 years ago

Over a year ago I lost 120 pounds and at the beginning of my journey I tried the starving thing for a couple days but I was so weak I was unable to exercise and so I began searching good foods that are high in protein, not too much. At first I failed again for 2 months i was eating fruit and chicken etc but in too small of portions. I did lose 40 pounds but my hair fell out. So I began taking vitamins and eating lots of green vegetables and fruit and chicken and fish and i successfully lost another 80 pounds. I exercised an hour a day at least 4-5 days a week and in 6 months all together i was 120 pounds lighter. Hard work,Dedication, Patience, appreciation into any loss will lead you to a successful loss. Hard work pays off. Don't try &get by, by starving yourself


Lilly 4 years ago

I am slightly over weight. I am about 10 lbs. over normal. I want to lose the weigh and keep it off. I am going to try this.


Edith 4 years ago

I weight 180 lb im 14 yrs old and i want to lose weight i want to lose 30 lb in one month pleasee help pleasee i really wanna lose weight and im 5"3 :)


Katie 4 years ago

Alright, all this talk of starving yourselves is scaring me a little. Anybody who knows anything about how the body works knows that if you take in an insufficient amount of calories your body will actually STORE fat. Without proper nutrition, your hair will start falling out and lose its shine, your skin will break out, and the enamel on your teeth will slowly deteriorate due to the levels of acidity in your saliva (much worse if you try making yourself throw up). Basically, eventually you might be skinny but you'll look like crap so you're just trading one part of you that you dislike for another when it can be easily avoided. Also, you can die and honestly it's not that hard to kill yourself from starvation and malnutrition.

So what would I suggest? First, check your metabolic rate. That'll tell you how many calories you personally burn for your height, weight, and activity levels. You have to burn a 3500 calories to lose a pound of fat, HOWEVER, you will drop a lot more weight at first because a lot of it will be "water weight". This is just all of the liquids salts and sugars force to stay in your body.

Alright, so drink a ton of water! I drink at least 100 ounces a day and then up it if you don't lose anything for a few days. Make sure it's cold (Your body will burn more because it has to work to warm it up). Next, I would cut solid foods at night. I don't eat solids after 3 pm but if you stay up later I'd say 6. Soups are awesome and smoothies are amazing, especially if you add just a tiny bit of kale or spinach. You can taste it and it'll help clear your system out. Earlier in the day, eat stuff you like, but don't binge. I usually start with a big chicken salad and I add cheese and crunches and olives-whatever I want. I have a granola bar in the middle of the day and on top of those, I eat fruit. Apples are a great fruit to eat because they naturally cleanse your body.

If you want to go even further, cut out all unnatural sugars. Read labels. Walden Farms salad dressing has a lot of variety and no sugar. If you want an artificial sweetener, go for Stevia. Splenda and things like that trick your body and will actually make you retain weight in the long run. Also, if you're a soda person, buy Zevia soda. Again, no sugar and pretty good.

Exercise is important, but not as important as diet when it comes to weight loss. If you're working out, but not cutting calories, you probably won't lose a whole lot. Make sure you don't go under 1100 calories. Like I said, that's one of the easier ways to gain weight.

There's a lot more I could tell you but what I want to leave it at is once you hit your goal weight DO NOT start eating like you did before. You will gain weight and you will gain it faster than ever. Day by day just add one thing back into your diet and you should be fine.

I hope this was at least helping to somebody. I randomly came across this site and I was shocked at all of the younger people commenting on here. Good luck and stay healthy guys!


Katie 4 years ago

Also-green tea. Lots of it.


Karen 4 years ago

Im 13 and I weigh 165 pounds I have to loose 40 Pound or more in a month please help. Sometimes I get depressed and its really annoying


Amanda 4 years ago

I am so sad to read a lot of these posts. For starters, weight is all relative to height. If you are 5'9 you should NOT, I repeat NOT want to weigh anything below 150, for example. If you weighed 130 at 5'9 you would be grossly under weight. This society has such a stigma against the dreaded number that no one knows what is healthy anymore.

For those of you preteens and teens posting on here, before you go and starve yourself and end up in the hospital go to google at search for a BMI calculator. It will help you come up with an ideal weight for you. Starving yourself and working out excessively with nothing in your stomach is a sure fire way to end up passing out in the middle of a run. Be smart girls. :)


Katie 4 years ago

Hey , does this actully work? Im 13 and weigh about 145 my height 5'2 its summer we have

About a solid month left any suggetsions and

I don't want to starve myself thanks


icey w 4 years ago

Hi im icey im about 152 and im 20 years old i already work out so thats not really a problem but i don't get is the water how many cups are we talking 10 20 confused a little and i think its sad that there are girls who are 10 - 13 up here i guess i never really thought of ppl with weight problems at suck a young age it almost brings a tear to my eye i cant tell you girls to love yourselves because that would make me a hipperkrit but i can sat don't do anything crazy to lose the weight never give up and keep your heads up killing yourselves is not a way to go just keep your family in mind at all time


chynna 4 years ago

hi i am 14 , i weight 160 lbs and i am 5 ft tall i wanna weigh 110 for when i enter high school next year i only have 30 days left . so you you are positive this Will help me lose at least 30 lbs?


lanie 4 years ago

Hi, I'm 11 and I weigh 184 and I am really disgusted about my weight so I really want to know if this works :)


Countrygirl 4 years ago

I don't seem to be finding this helpful I have been using these tips for about a month now..... I am 17 years old and about 165 pounds I want to lose at least 30 pounds before I go on my senior class trip to Italy in April 2013... I go running about 6 miles everyday and eat extremely healthy but nothing seems to be helping I feel like I gain weight instead of lose the weghit... Please help me


Alyssa 4 years ago

Hi my names Alyssa I'm 15 and I am 5'4 160lbs. I seriously hate the way I look. I look at old pictures from when I was skinny and I think to myself how did I let myself get like this. I cry every night because I look like this I want to loose weight more than anything it is just so hard for me because no matter how I am feeling I turn to food. I want to eat more healthy and exercise more its just hard for me and I have so much pressure on me to lose weight which also sucks in my case. I even turned down Dorney Park at my school because I didn't want people to see me in a bathing suit or even short that's how embarrassed I am of myself. My goal is to lose 30-40 pounds but I need help someone please HELP ME!!


Guest 4 years ago

You'll say you hate your body, but don't diet because you hate you're body. Do it out of lie for your body, it's gonna be with you the rest of your life. Keep it healthy. Adding on the article, try cutting out anything that has flour from your diet. It's terrible for you. It has more calories in 2 slices of whole wheat bread than a candy bar, and it's full of carbs and a kind of acid that makes your body retain fat. Skip the sandwich an have a salad.


Aly 4 years ago

I am 13 years old at around 5"5 -5"6 and i weigh 210 pounds and i am big boned . The thing is i don't look the way i feel or what is on the scale. Its just..I'm disgusted by my weight and i need help. I tried working out and eating healthy for about a month and a half and i just gained weight and i really tried my hardest. But nothing seems to work. I just keep gaining weight !!i just want my self confidence back. somebody plz help me!!


Michelle 4 years ago

I am 14 years old at 220 so I know how you feel.. I have tried working out but It just makes me want to eat more. Someone please HELP ME!


krina780 4 years ago

I am 15 years old at 156.. i tryed starving my self but i don't know what else to do i cant even exercise properly because of my asthma ... my goal is to lose 30 pounds before December since i am going out the country but idk... NEEEEED HELPPPPPPP!!!!!!!!!! is there anyone who can plz help me??..


courtney 4 years ago

Im 17 5'8 174 pounds


Brooke 4 years ago

I'm 10 years old and I'm 4'10.... I weigh 120 lbs.. I went to the doctor about a month ago and she said that an ideal weight is 100 lbs. I'm going to have bloodwork done to check for diabetes. I really want to be healthy because I don't want to become sick. So for everyone one who feels fat check with your doctor and if your healthy be happy. If not work with your doctor to become healthier


MH 4 years ago

I am 11 and I weigh 185 I am sick of being known as the fattest girl in my school I reall y want to lose 40-50 pounds In 1 month so I can go to middle school with more confidence ppppppppllllllleeeeaaasssssseeehhhhhhhheeeeeelllllllppppppp


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Lola 4 years ago

Hi,

Im in third grade and I'm gonna go into fourth and I'm 96lb I feel like I should weigh a little lower so I'm gonna try this and see if it really works I hope it will I really hope cause I feel like I'm over weight my father says don't eat when your not hungry and when your hungry eat something healthy and I think that's why I went over weight cause I eat when I'm not hungry every time I start that goal I get distracted but this time I won't cause I know

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deannah 4 years ago

hi im deannah, im 12 years old and im over 150 or 160 pounds and i wanna lose weeight before i go to school in september somethingg, and im 5''3 i think and pleasee i hopee this works i wanna lose 30 pounds or less, pleasee help :) thank youu;


Amanda 4 years ago

Hi im 5'1 and weigh 150

Does this really work???

I have four days before go back to school!


vanny 4 years ago

what should i eat for lunch and dinner ?


sammy♥ 4 years ago

Woow lola your in 3rd grade or in fourth you'll grow it out trust me by 5th & 6th gradejust excersize


gabriela 4 years ago

I'm 5'3 and I weigh 141 pounds...I'm also 13 years old.. I know I'm overweight but I'm working on eating less and drinking more I'm also in soccer which I play every saturfay


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luvs2snuggle79 4 years ago

For all those girls out there struggling to love themselves; this song by Mercyme will hopefully help you remember...

Days will come when you don't have the strength

And all you hear is you're not worth anything

Wondering if you ever could be loved

And if they truly saw your heart

They'd see too much

You're beautiful, You're beautiful

You are made for so much more than all of this

You're beautiful, You're beautiful

You are treasured, you are sacred, you are His

You're beautiful

Praying that you have the heart to fight

Cuz you are more than what is hurting you tonight

For all the lies you've held inside so long

But they are nothing in the shadow of the cross

You're beautiful, You're beautiful

You are made for so much more than all of this

You're beautiful, You're beautiful

You are treasured, you are sacred, you are His

You're beautiful

Before you ever took a breath

Long before the world began

Of all the wonders He possessed

There was one more precious

Of all the earth and skies above

You're the one He madly loves...

Enough to die!!!

You're beautiful, You're beautiful

In His eyes

You're beautiful!

You are made for so much more than all of this

You're beautiful!

You are treasured, you are sacred, you are His

You're beautiful!

You are made for so much more than all of this

You're beautiful!

You are treasured

You are sacred

You are His

-Mercyme


Viky 3 years ago

Hi I am 13 and I weigh 160 lbs. I really need to lose some weight because i am not healthy at all. I rarely exercise. Most of the stuff i eat is crap and now i like a boy so i need to look my best in a short time. Plz help me. Also what did you eat for lunch and dinner and did you exercise?


Alyssa 3 years ago

I'm 13 an weight like 160 to 165 I fill ugly an I think if I do this will it work cuz :/ I think if I lose at much just to let my belly go flat but not to flat not to go all thin just my belly to go flat ill be happy my b-day is in January an if I at least lose 15 to10 pounds ill kno I can do it be cuz ima go to high school next year an I don't want people to point an mess with me with my weight I kno beauty comes in all shapes an sizes but I don't fill itz is the size/shape for me I have two cousins that will b going there when I go but...:/. Plz let it work cuz I just have two lose my belly cuz my mom said I have my dads chicken leg an I hav skiny arms so itz just my stomach an I'm tall but not that tall everyone thinks I'm tall becuz there just all short :)


Help Please 3 years ago

I think I am fat, I am 13ish and 150 pounds and am 5'4 I swim 4 days aweek and dot drink a lot of water I would like to lose 30 pounds in one month is there a healthy way to do do this without messing up myself. I weigh as much as my 18 year old freiend i feel embaresed... please help


amber 3 years ago

I am 18, and I weigh 235 lbs. A good portion of this is muscle, but i would really like losing some of this weight by the time I graduate High School in 5 months...hope this works!


Karmie 3 years ago

Starvation is not the answer, Sweeties. It will only make you sick in the end. You NEED food for energy in order to do things that you need to do in your daily routines. Calories/carbs, etc are the energy your body needs in order to function. No, you don't need TONS of these things. You just need the 'right proportion' and to keep your calorie in take at least 200-300 below the amount you need to keep at your CURRENT weight.

So far, I've lost over 35lbs, which I have done all on my own, with no friends, no family; and the help of Zumba and Just Dance 3/4. I love to dance, and I HATE exercising. Gym equipment is boring, and FEELS exactly what it is. Like you're working out. But Zumba and Just Dance... are fun, and I don't think about "oh, I'm working out", I think.. this is fun, I'm up, I'm moving, and it feels great! I do have my moments of my weight fluctuating, but I do not let that discourage me.

As I am so proud of myself for getting back to the 100's. I used to be closing in on 220... about 4 years ago and then.. I slowly made my way to 205. & Then July of last year, I put my foot down and now I've reached 169; I still want to lose weight... I still want to keep going. But I just basically work out on Zumba/Just Dance for about an hour a day, and I push myself in every dance that I do. Let's just say... I sweat A LOT, which is good, because the more you sweat, the more calories you burn, and the weight is just going to come off. You're going to start noticing your body is shrinking, that your body's inches are changing. & It's a great feeling

I have several jeans that used to be a bit snug on me; and now they're falling off.

The first thing you MUST keep in mind. This will NEVER come easy, nor will it work over night. Losing weight is not something that will happen quickly, or fast. It's going to take a few months, especially when you have those moments of fluctuation. But you must not let that stop you. Keep going. In fact, I have several tips to share on how I keep myself motivated.

Step 1: Always tell yourself that you CAN do this. You need to allow yourself to know that you WANT this. Because, it's the only way you're going to be able to push yourself to the farthest and to keep yourself from touching that pizza, or pie... (NOT that that's a bad thing. You can have "cheat" days), but when you cheat, you shouldn't over do it.

Step 2: Make a Video Blog of your progress. Talk about your weight goals, your eating schedules, make sure to weigh yourself BEFORE you make the video, or even during.. so you can show what the scale says. Include your schedules or progress of working out, what you ate for the day, etc, etc..

This does not have to go online.... it can be kept private and to yourself. I use an IPod to record my vidoes and I keep them there so that I can watch them over when I'm feeling discouraged, or when I'm feeling great about myself and being able to see yourself and how far along you've came, and you can see the transformation.. is really a great feeling and very motivating. : )

Step 3: Always drink water. Every once in a while you could have a soda beverage, but I just completely took these out of the picture... Sometimes, when I'm visiting at my mom's house... it gets a little difficult.. because that's all they drink, and I do not like faucet water, or bottled. I have to have mine filtered. So, I got me a filtered Brita Pitcher from Walmart and now use that to get my 8-10 glasses of water for the day. : )

I will also be trying out these smoothies for breakfast idea. So, you could even do that..

Step 4: Exercise. You do not have to exercise every day. Nor do you have to do it for an hour, or hours. How I started out was. I took every thing VERY slowly. I slowly moved away from soda beverages. I slowly started to put in a certain amount of time to work out.

First, I started out with five minutes. & that same night, I was just so pumped that I moved up to another five minutes. Then turned it off. Was satisfied, and knew that I got up and moved for a bit.

The next day, I did the same thing... I did this for about 3-5 days.. until I was comfortable, and then I moved to 15 minutes a day. Then moved to 15 minutes ... take about a 2 hour break, and then did another 15 minutes. Eventually I moved to 20, 30, and 45 minutes for my work out days. But once a day.

Eventually started pushing myself to go up to an hour. But sometimes, when you feel like not going that long, it's ok to do so. You just need to work out at 20-30 minutes a day. Even if you have to break that down.. you should work out.

What I eat is: Breakfast - I normally have an egg with either a slice of ham, or turkey bacon strips. Sometimes, I have water with this, or sometimes I have SIMPLY Orange Juice. It's really yummy, and it doesn't have any extra ingredients, etc. Just natural oranges. Sometimes, I'll have Simply Lemonade. Just a small cup.

I tend to stay away from bread, pasta, etc. So, if I have an egg and bacon, I have a banana, apple, or orange with my breakfast.

Snacks: I tend to get the little boxes of those 100 calorie items in the snack isle. However, I try not to resort to these too much because... I'm just trying to eat things that include very little ingredients, and that are not processed foods.

I love Strawberries, pineapples, peaches, cherries, oranges, and apples. So, I try to substitute these with those 100 calorie box snacks instead.

For Lunch: I have a pork chop, or some Tuna with Sunflower oil (It's not the canned stuff, it's the Tuna in a package), or I have fish. I do not get the boxed fish, but I get the fish that's like Tipula.

If I eat a pork chop, I normally have pork beans and a small salad with it. I also try to stay more towards white meats, then read. So, Chicken, Turkey, and Tuna.

Dinner: This depends on what I've had so far for the day. So, I'd probably have some yogurt, and something small... with it.. and try not to eat any meats for the rest of the night.

Other tips:

I ALWAYS check labels, and check the calories per serving, and make sure to measure everything.

You must always watch the calories you put into your body. So, that way you can keep a "tally" of how much you're intake is, and then how much you would need to burn for the day in order to lose some weight for that day.

I also use www.loseit.com to track my food, my exercise, and my snacks.

& That's about it... good luck to you all, and remember to love yourself, and that you're beautiful!

You shouldn't lose weight because of others, or because you want to be SUPER skinny. You should lose weight because YOU want it, and because YOU want to be A HEALTHIER you.

Do not go over board. You shouldn't lose a tremendous amount of weight that makes you unhealthy, the whole point was to BECOME healthier... do not make yourselves sick.

~Karmie


Karmie 3 years ago

The fish is called Tilapia; I don't know what happened there.


Help Please 3 years ago

Karmie,

I see how you have spread across the foods, but I am a really picky eater is there some way i could lose weight but not have fish and like eggs and stuff, or a way so I like the stuff most stuff I hate, like spit out hate.....what eles could I eat so I can lose some waight i weigh 150, is that fat? (im a teenager) im also 5'4 do you have any other suggestions...anyone??? I don't like my wight because i way as much as my 18 year old friend...i would like to lose about 15 pounds some how before febuary 1....is that possible, please reply soon!!! please please please help me!!! thanks! -Help please


carann 3 years ago

Does anyone know of a good appetite supressant that won't make you feel sick?


Marie 3 years ago

Hi there I'm 21 weight 175 5'2 tall, I have been struggling to lose weight I have two baby boys a 6 year old and a 1 year old. Before getting pregnant with my first I used to weight 115 after I had my first I got to 170 stood there for almost 2 years, after I split up with his dad I went into an extreme depression and Los 50 pounds in less than 2 months. I got missed periods so I had to take birth control pills to regulate it and that made me gain 20 pounds. By the time I got pregnant with my second I weighted 145 and gained back to 175 and now I'm stuck, I tried Zumba, workouts dieting and nothing seems to work, I don't know is its because I had a c section with my second cause with my first it was vaginal and it wasn't that hard to loose weight, now I feel I'm getting bigger, in short and thick, have booty and legs but the problem is my belly arms and legs. I need advice, help!!!!!


Rebekah 3 years ago

I'm a 20 year old girl about 200 pounds 5'7 I def know I'm overweight, I want to make a big change I want to lose 50 pounds! I'm def gonna try this out to see if it works or not but I'm def gonna have a hard time changing my eating habits but like my mom said losing weight when your young is so much easier then when ur middle aged and older!


Sarah 3 years ago

Hi I'm 13 years old, my height is 5'4, and sadly I weigh 190 pound I've been on a diet before and got down to 127 pound but I just gained it all back and more...it was a lot like this diet, i think i was to young to understand how to keep straight with my diet but now I am determind I really want to be 110 pounds, so I really hope this plan works...:)

Sincerely,

A Girl In Need


jewel 3 years ago

I really want to loose 30 pounds before I go see my dadin a month. I'm 13 and I'm 137. My dad is in the army and the last time I saw him I was 7 years old and I want to look my best for him.


River 3 years ago

I'm 16 and 6'2 and i weigh about 180-190 pounds i want to lose about 30 to 40 pounds by May. I want to look good for summer break. I only have 4 months to go! I hope this works. I don't even eat much though i feel fine usually. I eat like 900 calories a day and i feel full. I drink water and i go running for 30 minutes straight. I sure hope i get slim and skinny like i want to be...


River 3 years ago

Like i said i weigh about 180-190 i want to lose up to 30-40 pounds around May. Goal date is May 9th i believe. I want to look good over summer and for my Girlfriend. I'm 16 any advice? If you have a Gmail account Email me at Lilwayne2015@gmai.com. I could really use the advice right now.


C S 3 years ago

Did you keep the weight off?


dandan1234 3 years ago

I am only ten years old and I weigh 112.2 pounds and I want to lose 30 pounds sssooooooooooooooooooo bad. :[


JCO 3 years ago

I'm 16 currently weighin in at 210 , I go to the gym for about 2 hours. Do these 3 steps actually work ? Help


Luv 3 years ago

Apparently this weight loss blog person never comment back this is probably a hoax


young_free 3 years ago

im 13 and i wanted to lose 30-50lbs before summer i don't really have a plan ? i don't really know how to even start any tips please i hate my body?


jezzabel 3 years ago

I am 15 and I am 300 pounds I want to be 150. I have tried dieting but it never works. I hate my body and I never want to go any were because I am afraid people are judging me please help me I don't want to be afraid any more and i do not want to cry any more.


Momma Bear 3 years ago

@ Jezzabel, I understand exactly how you feel.... I was over weight as a child. You need to talk with your parents about how you are feeling and how you desire to lose the weight. Any maybe they could take you to talk with a your doctor about putting you on some type of diet plan....

You will have to work at it though. Losing weight isn't easy and in order to keep the weight off once you lose it, will be something you will have to work hard at for years to come... Good luck sweetie... I pray that you could find the help you needs.


Lacey 3 years ago

So, I'm 16 I'm about 5"4 and I weigh 155 :/ I'm trying to lose 20-30 pounds before summer starts because some friends of mine who have really great bodies want me to swim with them. Plus I've always been self conscious about my weight. If I cut out all pop, and other sugary drinks, and only drink water how much could I lose from that? I also plan on watching what I eat and eating smaller portions. I also have gym class 3 days a week and we do pretty intense workouts for 40 minutes like run a mile, 80 sit-ups and 100 jump ropes with an 8min cap. If I add in my own exercises at home like squats and sit ups for an hour a day, could I reach my goal? I'm really desperate for my goal to be met :/ I just really want to feel like I fit in...


Lorynn 3 years ago

All she ate was one smoothie in the morning and then water? No wonder she lost weight.


kilayla13 3 years ago

Hi, my name is Tiffany. Since I've been in a committed relationship and started living away from my parents, I have gained 30 pounds or so. I was so scared when I went over 200 pounds (I am 20 turning 21 this fall) .. This month I have started working and I have been going out to fast food restaurants less and less. Thank goodness. My weight is now 195. I am 5'8 1/2 and I want to be a healthy weight. My goal is 160-175 somewhere around there. so I hope I can lost 30 pounds or almost 30 pounds in 30 days. I'm very excited to try this. Maybe I can add some weight loss pills. I know it is bad, but I don't use them everyday. Just when I remember i'll have 1 a day. I really want to look healthy before winter. Winter always scares me because I always gain winter weight. :( ~~~Everyone is beautiful!!!


Brianna 3 years ago

What do I eat. I know the smoothie for breakfast every 21 days. But what about loch and dinner. Do I only eat when I'm really hungery. Please reply


Emma 3 years ago

I'm 15 turning 16 in 4 months and about 5'9". I weigh about 156 pounds and i hope this works. I play volleyball but had an extremely long vacation and gained weight. So if this works and I lose some weight before school starts, like 15-20 pounds then I'm going to be amazed.


clara gomez 3 years ago

So im 12 and im at risk to be diabetic and i weight 155 thats a lot i need to waight 120 for my age


Nicole :) 3 years ago

Right now I am 5'7" and 191.6 pounds. I started at 198.6 on August 28th 2013. I know my target is about 140 pounds. I have been gaining around 15-20 pounds a year ever since 3rd grade which I know is unhealthy. I exercise by doing 30 minutes of dancing on just dance 3 before every meal. I eat around 800-1300 calories a day, and drink water at least 8 times a day and whenver I am thirsty. I have already lost 7 pounds ever since I started this new lifestyle and I am planning to lose 70 more pounds in 6 or 7 months max. After I have reached my goal weight of 122 (under my normal) I will start doing crunches & etc. to have some muscle.

How much muscle do you think I need, and whst else do think I can do to lose fat?

P.S. I am turning 12 this October and I sometimes exercise besides the 3x a day I already do. I REALLY WANNA GET SLIMMER!

If you wanna read the rest of my story go to myfitnesspal.com and look at my bio! My username is nicole_1028 .

Please reply! XX -nicole


Nicole :) 3 years ago

Yay im 190 today! :DDD


Nicole :) 3 years ago

wow, ok nobody wants to reply... oh well. at least i'm 182.5


joe 3 years ago

Count calorie and your carbs!!.workout 4 times a week for about 40 min weights first then cardio. I am a guy I weight 216 I did this and dropped 14lbs now me and my girl are gonna workout together so we could lose weight n for support


celeste 3 years ago

well i am 13 and i weigh about 170 or alittle less. i am one of the fattest girls in my grade sadly.... i was hoping i could lose 50 pounds before the end of the school year or in 2months would be to die for. I always had that image in my head of the skinny me wearing dresses and skirts but i just wear jeans. I remember as a child my dad said don't tell me when you are 13 and complaining that you are fat from that chicken nugget. haha i guess its kinda funny cuz that is what i did.i am fat and i have a huge butt cuz of my mother. i have hips that are huge ... also from my mom and i have love-handles(chichos) and a belly from my dad i really need to lose weight so i wont be called fat anymore. and some people are really rude to make people want to kill their self just cuz they r alittle overweight... well anyone please help me i am on the verge of giving up


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Anonymus 2 years ago

I have very low selfesteem, to add things to it is that not only do people tease me about my weight they tea me because im gay. i have retained this weight since i ws 10 yeah i was 210 punds at 4'7 when was ten now im 5'6 and weigh the same All i want to do is lose enouh weight that people will find me attractive.


Nicole 2 years ago

So, Right now, I'm 12 and 210 pounds. Luckily, I do not look so obese as I really am. I am about 5'5, I'm one of the tallest kids in my class. I do not really care about what people say, But sometimes, When I think about all summer events and such, I feel really insecure and depressed. Thank you so much for the tips!


Ryan 2 years ago

13 and I weigh 157 I wanna girlfriend really bad, so I need to lose weight.


Jonathan 2 years ago

Im 16 & weigh 140 and 5'9 I recently lost 20 pounds by going to the gym. I mostly lift because I want to gain muscle and since I have fat and don't have to bulk up I could just cut down and make it in to muscle. Do these 3 steps actually make you loose 30lbs in 30 days? I want to try it my goal is to weigh 190 and just lift till I get the body I want. Im thibking of buyingsome ssupplements from GNC called HD or B4 . It suppose to make you burn fat a lot faster. I am also taking protein shakes when I come back from the gym. It's kindda hard for me not to eat junk food but I have to do it !


Alexis 2 years ago

I'm 13 (turning 14 in march) and I want to lose about 30 -40 pounds by may because I want to get asked to formal but I wantto be smaller by then.Does this really work?


Alexis 2 years ago

I didn't mean to enter that so can you please erase it


angela 2 years ago

I'm 8 and weigh 200 pounds


angela rose 2 years ago

I am 30yrs old and weigh 184 pound but i want to weigh at 120pound in 3months so i need to lose 64pounds but how need HELP PLEASE!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!


rhiannon 2 years ago

hi im 14 im 5'7 and im 180 pounds! its really awful for e my usual weight is about 120 and i got really depressed and and my figure was gone in a split i just really hope this works for me bc i need to loose this weight before summer so i can get back in my bikini :)


Jensen 2 years ago

Hey y'all! So, I'm I'm 14, and I will be 15 on May 30th. Right now I weigh somewhere around 160 pounds and I'm 5'5. I'm on a soccer team, so I exercise three times a week just with that. I want to lose at least 30 pounds before the beginning of May, and I've always wanted someone to like me. I'm just always so tired and lazy, I never want to exercise when I'm not at the soccer field, and I have a bad obsession with food. I just need help...


Merdin Adam 2 years ago

I have gained so much weight in the lasy five years, maybe between 45-60 lbs of fat. I am disgusted with my weight and looking in the mirror kills my self esteem. I have tried diets and end up quiting weeks later due to hunger and financial issues. I drink 5-6 12fl oz water bottles a day which is more than 8 glasses. I switch to salads and healthier snacks and have tried working out but i end up stopping for some reason. i am so tired and desperate. i am short and feel i am way to heavy for my height of 5'2. i always feel ugly and have difficulty going out and shopping. i am depressed most days and think of myself as an unattractive woman. i need help. i have a lot kf flabby parts on my body that i never use to have before, my arms absolutely break my heart when i see them. i hate to take showers because i see myself and feel sick. i really need some tips that i will use everyday and not quit because ive used and quit dozens of diets and things. help me someone plz...


ASHLEY PEREZ 2 years ago

HI,IM 10 YEARS OLD IM 214 POUNDS!


Kelly cortez 22 months ago

Im 14 150lbs 5/4 is that over weight oh and I hate my body what if im hungery what do I eat I cant control myself around food I literly tried everything im stuck it would really helped if someone replyed


Amanda 22 months ago

Hey I am a freshman and I am 161 pounds at 15. I am not trying to be weird but all of you with boobs need to factor that into your weight. Also one summer i did not eat for almost two weeks and the weight i lost came back and doubled. Now i am trying to take the weight off for the swimming portion of pe because i am 5'2" and disgust myself.If i hadent starved for 2 weeks i would not be this weight. to all you DO NOT STARVE YOURSELF you will only work ten times as hard to take it off again my grandmother always says work smarter not harder.

-Amanda


Ali 17 months ago

I am 12 years old and am almost 5 foot and 8 inches and my weight is about 165 is that normal. My parents are both about 6 foot 5 inches and there weight is like 230 so I don't know if I am at a normal weight or not please tell me


Asa 16 months ago

If you way 300 how to get down to 110


Camillia 16 months ago

I also know some tips that can work :)

#1- Add more fiber to your diet 25 grams the least amount. You can use benefiber and eat lots of whole grains. It keeps you full an also helps plenty with your digestive system.

#2- Take your time when you eat! Eat for at least 20 minutes in an eight inch plate. Don't use a bowl.

#3- Do endurance and cardio exercises in order to strengthen your core and build endurance.

#4 When going out to eat, place half of your food in a to go plate and eat what is on your plate.

#5 Add more greens and colorful vegetable to your diet. You can try a Mediterranean or Indian vegetarian diet.

#6 drink from a skinny glass.

#7 also try walking for 30 minutes.

#8 turn your chores into exercises

#9 drink 8, 8 oz glasses of water. (4 Poland Spring or regular water bottles, water bottles are 16 oz)

#10 don starve your self unless you want your body to collapse

#11 smile more and call yourself beautiful every morning :)

#12 If someone says something negative about you shout I AM DROP DEAD GORGOEUOS or something positive about you ;D

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