by LeAnn Roms
Hi Suzette. My name is LeAnn and I am 16, almost 17 years old. I weigh 150 pounds at 5'4. I have already lost 7.5 pounds in the last 5 weeks or so.
I was on antidepressants, which my doctor is sure led to some of the weight gain.
I am hoping to lose another 15 pounds fairly quickly, but I lose motivation. I have been doing cardio every day Monday the 7th of July through yesterday the 13th. I love running on the treadmill and doing intervals between running and walking on there as well as Jazzercise classes at the gym. I also have been walking a mile every night for the past four days.
Food is the hardest thing for me. I'll eat chips, fruit snacks, a doughnut, candy, ice cream, cookie dough, and the list goes on. Actually though, I was so proud of myself to have passed up a row of doughnuts at church yesterday. Instead, I just drank water (I had already had breakfast)!!
Do you think I can become bikini ready and lose at least a few of these pounds in the next couple weeks, when I am planning on going to the beach with relatives? If you could also help me with how much cardio I need and other tips for staying motivated and losing this weight, I would be so thankful. Thanks for your time.
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