Are you currently trying to lose weight, or tried to in the past? Do you feel like you've tried everything? Do you have terrible or funny experiences that you would like to share with others who are dieting or want to start?

Feel free to write your experiences the way you wish. You can use your own ideas, or use the questions below as a guide. In the event you use a question, you should only answer that question. You may also answer several questions in separate entries and allow us to choose the best one for the book. Whatever your preference, only a maximum of 2,000 characters will be published.

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When did you first realize that your diet wasn't working for you?
What do you feel are the reasons that you are overweight? Pregnancy? Disease? Depression?
How has your weight affected your life?
Which diets have not worked for you and why?
Which diets did work for you and why?
What is the biggest myth about diets?
In your opinion, which diets turned out to be rip-offs?
What is the most ridiculous diet you have heard of?
What is most difficult for you when on a diet?
What changes did you notice in your life while you were dieting?
Why do you think that people do not lose weight even if on a diet?
What are some of the advantages and disadvantages of the diet you are on?
What would you recommend to those who want to lose weight?
What would you recommend to those who have failed at dieting?
In your experience, what is the best diet in the world?
In your experience, what is the worst diet in the world?
I want to tell my story my way.

Your story or anecdote will be published under a pseudonym or your real name followed by your age, city, state or province, and country in parentheses. Example: Marissa Addison (age 22, Fairfield, Connecticut, USA). It is your choice to use your name or not. However, for administrative purposes, you will need to give contact information. This information is kept confidential. This information will not be published or shared with anyone under any circumstance, unless you instruct us otherwise in writing. See Participation Requirements for more information.

100 Plus TRUE STORIES: Diets is a book that will be published under the Cambridge BrickHouse Books (CBH Books) label. This book will form part of the 100 Plus TRUE STORIES series. The objective of this series is to collect and share life experiences so that readers may identify with and/or learn from them.

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