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Gaining Confidence and Losing Weight with alli®

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  1. Mami2jcn says:

    Keep a food journal and use a calorie counting app.

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  3. Elena says:

    My tip: don’t drink your calories. Eliminate sugary drinks and switch to water

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  5. Julie Wood says:

    I keep a food journal when I lost 40 pounds and exercised a lot and use portion controls on my food.

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  7. Lisa Brown says:

    I have tried to lose weight in the past. Watching sugar and high fat, made it easier to do, walking boosted my metabolism..

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  9. Jeanna says:

    I have never tried to lose a significant amount of weight just a few pounds here and there. My tip is to drink a lot of water. I find that it really does fill you up!

  10. mita says:

    Daily walks, yoga and healthy food

  11. Kelly D says:

    Yes, I was able to lose a good amount of weight when I was younger. I cut out snacks and ate more fruits and veggies.

  12. Jessie C. says:

    Portion control combine with exercise work the best for me when I need to lose some weights.
    tcarolinep at gmail dot com

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  14. CR Williams says:

    I always try to lose weight. I mostly workout and watch my diet.

  15. Stefanie Gladden says:

    I have tried to lost weight a lot before! I drink lots of water, cut out fast food and sodas, and make sure workout at least 4 times a week!

  16. Kathleen Chen says:

    My best weight loss tip would be to focus on your food while eating. No distractions whatsoever! You’ll get so much more pleasure and truly be able to gauge how much you REALLY need.

  17. Carolsue says:

    I am always trying to lose weight. Using smaller dinner plates is one tip I can offer!
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  18. Carolsue says:

    I tweeted
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  19. Margaret Smith says:

    Since January 3rd, I’ve lost 46 lbs. so far. I’ve been keeping a food journal of everything that I eat or drink. Congratulations on your weight loss.

  20. Amy Tong says:

    Yes, I tried to lose weights, all the time but nothing seems to work. I guess I’ll give this a try soon.

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  21. Natalie says:

    My best weight loss tip is to fill up on fruits and veggies and other lower calorie foods so that you don’t feel hungry.

  22. Will G says:

    I have tried losing weight. What worked was cutting back on the amount I ate and also trying to eat healthier foods.

  23. Rachel says:

    Counting calories is the only thing that worked for me.

  24. Allison Swain says:

    I eat a plant based diet, and drink plenty of water.

    Thanks for the chance to win


  25. Robin says:

    Cut out the sweet drinks and opt for water.

  26. Rachel says:

    I have tried to, and would like to again.

  27. Cindy says:

    My tip is to start exercising. Walk on your break, after work, take the stairs,and park further away.

  28. Tina M says:

    I have tried to lose my baby weight. I run in the morning and no soda.

  29. Anastasia Falling says:

    Although I should lose weight, I’ve never actually tried! So.. my best tip would be to only shop for the healthy stuff! If you don’t have “junk” food around the house, then you can’t eat it 🙂 (I love junk food tho’, which is why I haven’t followed this tip!! but if you’re SERIOUS about weight loss, this would help 🙂 )

  30. Rosa says:

    counting calories, eating healthy food, and exercise is the only way for me to loose some weight.

  31. ann says:

    Keeping a journal of my exercises and food consumption helped a ton!

  32. Dee says:

    Best weight loss tip? While exercise is great not, eating late at night and drinking water throughout the day helped for me! 🙂

  33. Jeffrey says:

    My best weight loss tip is to have patience. You’re more likely to keep the weight off if you lose it over a longer period of time, changing eating habits and exercising regularly. Another thing that I recommend is to give in on some little cravings like a small piece of chocolate after dinner.

    1. Jeffrey says:

      My apologies, I had to fix my tweet. Apparently I can’t read directions!

  34. Rebecca says:

    I have lost weight by watching calories and sugar. Exercise really helps too!

  35. kjasus says:

    i should probably lose at least 50 pounds. i did just recently rejoin the gym so hopefully i can start losing it.

  36. ANGEL JACKLYN says:

    My best tip is to cut out the pop. Ive wanted to lose weight but seem to have the hardest time doing it!

  37. Elle says:

    I’ve never been really overweight where I had to lose a significant amount but my best tip is to eat healthier. You can exercise all you want but if you don’t make the food changes, the weight won’t come off.

  38. maria cantu says:

    Watch what you eat and exercise.

  39. Rebecca Graham says:

    I have tried but haven’t succeeded yet.

  40. heather says:

    My tips for losing weight are to stay away from fast food, drink a lot of water and walk a lot.

  41. shelly peterson says:

    I snack healthy and drink lots of water especially if I am feeling hungry.

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  43. Elizabeth pergande says:

    I like to drink water and not waste my calories on sugared drinks. truckredford(at)Gmail(Dot)com

  44. Susan Smith says:

    My best tip is to eliminate junk food from your diet, eat more fruits and vegetables and exercise.

  45. Tina M says:

    I tired to lose my baby weight. I run in the morning almost everyday.

  46. Gina M says:

    I lost 40 lbs since January, so I know how hard it is to lose weight. The trick for me now is going to be to keep it off for good!

    Thanks for the chance to win!
    wildorchid985 at gmail dot com

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  48. Anne says:

    At one point, I did lose about 20 pounds, although it has crept back on over the last few years. To lose the weight, my main method was portion control, which included limiting my snacking. Now that you’ve got me thinking about it, I should embark on that plan again and get back to a more workable weight.

  49. Anne says:

    I shared your blog post and the alli giveaway on Twitter; here’s the link:

  50. Sarah Lehan says:

    My tip is to find something you like to do: in my case I swim 3 times a week.
    Thanks for the contest.

  51. donna says:

    i’ve tried and the best thing is to just do a little bit every day and stay positive!

  52. Linda says:

    Best weight loss tip is to cut out fried and breaded items, choose grilled instead.

  53. Cynthia C says:

    Besides making healthy food choices, it’s important to make time for being active every day. I enjoy walking.

  54. linda says:

    i have and the biggest thing is patience 🙂

  55. Kerry says:

    Eat what you love in moderation and get some exercise in every day.

  56. Susan Christy says:

    I lost 60 pounds by limiting my sugar intake which was hard because I love sweets and desserts.

  57. Denise L says:

    Luckily the most I’ve ever needed to lose was 20 pounds. I have found that using a fitbit really motivates me to exercise more. I also use the fitbit app to track my calorie intake.

    1. Denise L says:

      Sorry – here’s the correct tweet link –

  58. Ellie Wright says:

    Portion control has always been the most effective way for me to lose weight.

  59. Kathleen says:

    My best weight loss tip: slow and steady wins the race! Patience is truly a virtue when it comes to weight loss!

  60. Stephanie Phelps says:

    I am trying to loose a lot of weight and my best tip is to drink lots of water stir away from sugar!

  61. Betty C says:

    I’ve never tried to lost a large amount of weight but even when it’s only a few pounds I found that keeping a written log of my eating has helped a lot. It makes me stop and think if I really want something or if it’s just a careless habit to grab a snack that may sabotage my efforts.

    1. Betty C says:

      Correction to the tweet link. It should be

  62. Thomas Murphy says:

    My best weight loss tip is to go for walks every night after dinner.

  63. Michelle says:

    Cut out sugary drinks & consume more water

  64. Erica Best says:

    snacking help me lose weight

  65. angie says:

    I am currently trying to shed a LOT of weight. I have lost 65lbs but still need to shed 190lbs more. The biggest thing that I have found helps me is to not limit WHAT I can eat but rather how much I can eat. I can’t deprive myself of my fav foods but I can eat a whole lot less of them.

  66. Tabathia B says:

    I have never committed 100%,but I have lost weight when cutting my sugary drinks out and drinking more water, walking daily and cutting the snacks

    tbarrettno1 at gmail dot com

  67. Whitney Bellows says:

    My best weight loss tip is to drink lots more water than you are used to & also cutting out most breads from your diet.

  68. Tina W says:

    I swear by a food journal. Once you start thinking about every single thing you put in your mouth you start thinking more about if you are really hungry or just bored/tired/thirsty.

  69. natasha Lamoreux says:

    I find that cutting out most sugar and upping my excercise makes it a lot easier to lose weight.

  70. Debbie B says:

    it is very difficult for me to lose weight – i have tried many times – my best tip would be to get the whole family on board with healthy eating that way everyone isn’t eating food you can’t have i

  71. Bert Ruiz says:

    I haven’t really tried to loose weight, it kinda just happened when I started eating a little healthier and serving at Food Pantry. My tips are to control your food portions, drink water no soda and stay active #sweepstakesentry

  72. Shawn Gallagher says:

    I don’t have any good tips I just always heard to eat right and drink lots of water

  73. Jerry Marquardt says:

    I have lost a significant amount of weight in the past by bot worrying about it as you lose the weight. my best weight loss tip is to not over-worry about it.

  74. Jerry Marquardt says:

    I publicly Tweeted this giveaway:

    1. Janice Cooper says:

      Please disregard this post (sorry).

  75. Janice Cooper says:

    What has helped me is walking whenever I can. Park your car far from the door, Take the stairs instead of the elevator. I even walk on my lunch hour.

  76. Sarah L says:

    My goal is to swim 3 times a week. So far, so good. I don’t need to lose any weight.
    Thanks for the contest.

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