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Wow! Makes sense, though. One of my reasons for losing is that I don't want to find myself in the same position as my mother in 30 years - double knee replacement.
I saw this guy on Oprah once who had lost hundreds of pounds (over 300, I can't quite remember). He was using 2 canes to get around and was waiting on his knee surgeries so that he could really start living life again.
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I have 40 pounds off my knees
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Wow, after goal that will be 800 pounds of pressure off of my knees.
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5/5/08 7:29 P
Umm, so that means the 7 pounds that have snuck up on me over the past couple of weeks are really 28 in my knees' opinion? Wow! That's certainly even more incentive to drop those 7 ASAP and chase a few more after them! :)
Thanks for the info!
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I didn't know this and Thank You for posting this. I thought I was going to have to give up bowling due to my knees hurting so bad, but I have lost 10 pounds so far and already feel better so maybe I have a few more bowling years left.
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I did know that much in thanks to physical therapy aftre my knee surgery and thankfully my knees ar feeling better by the day.
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I didn't know that - but I have noticed I go down the stairs in the morning alot easier these days !
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Did you know that for every pound you loose you take 4 pounds of weight off your knees. Well I have lost 14 pounds and that equals 56 pounds off my knees!! No wonder my knees have not been hurting as much. WOW!!
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