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I challenge you to be better than average!

Sunday, October 28, 2012

You know I hear this a lot, I'm average, a size 14......ok, here's my take on the topic (I'm already feeling the hateful glares from those of you who use this excuse to do nothing about your weight), but let's face it, it is an excuse!

Yes the average American woman is a size 12- 14, the average American woman is also between 5'4" - 5'6", which means most of those american women are overweight, some borderline obese and some still fall into the obese category.

We all know the health risks associated with being overweight,which are even higher when you are obese, high blood pressure, diabetes etc (yes I acknowledge there are very healthy people at that size, but they are the minority if our current state of healthcare is an indicator).

So I challenge each and everyone of you be better than average, be healthy, don't be a statistic! Do something healthy today and make that your first step towards a healthy lifestyle!

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GAYLLYNNE 10/29/2012 9:13AM

    Being on the short size (5'1") I always have to be "different" than average. This is a great blog and quite thought provoking. Thanks!

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BILL60 10/29/2012 8:55AM

    You all can do it!!

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SPECIFICITY 10/28/2012 4:23PM

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GIRLINMOTION 10/28/2012 3:36PM

    I am average on the height range, but I hope never to go back to the "average" for weight.

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1MIN17SECB412PM 10/28/2012 3:25PM

    You are *on* Tracy!! I am going for (at least) a size... 18-20. I've been in size 22-24 for about 3 yrs. Don't know how long it's gonna take, but... once upon a time (not too long ago- about 6-7 yrs) a size 12 was too big on me. My average was an 8-10, almost all of my adult life, though I did get down to a size 0-2 when my eating disorder 'swung' in THAT wrong direction. emoticon

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