Thursday, April 11, 2013
I've been on the fence about what my final goal weight should be.
At first I decided that my goal weight should be 170, just because that's about ten pounds below what I was in high school.
Then, after being inspired by so many people on sparkpeople I decided change that to 135-145, my floor being 130 so that I wasn't constantly losing to make myself happy (135-145 is about the middle of a healthy BMI for me).
I'm no where near having to decide yet, but I still think about it a lot.
There is research coming out that says that being slightly overweight gives you a better life expectancy than being at a normal weight.
This is supported by the fact that the line for overweight was changed from a BMI of 27 to 25 awhile back.
So I'm not so sure anymore.
Picking a number, 150, 160, 145 seems kind of arbitrary.
Instead my goal is to lose until my PCOS symptoms disappear.
That means my periods become lighter, my hirsutism disappears, and my cramps become milder.
Who knows when that will be, but when it happens, I'll be a lot happier.