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How Arbitrary are thy Numbers

Thursday, April 25, 2013

Rather than get a new digital scale, I have decided to embrace the metric system. I just spent a good 15 minutes readjusting my weight, BMI and everything to metric. Ever since I have been on SP, my ticker has been saying "kg" next to my pound number! So metric savvy peeps, looking at my ticker thinkn "that poor soul weighs the equivalent of 300 lbs!" I changed it so many times in the settings, but it was some sort of bug.

My "new" goal is 65 kgs. Still ten percent less than my current weight. Its a blue number, which is funny because I just worked hard to get out of the blue 160s lbs decade. So, after nearly a year, my ticker is finally accurate. Its quite a job switching from imperial to metric on this site. I had to recalculate my height. Its a great reminder just how arbitrary njumbers are and how I should focus on my non scale victories.

Like: my kicking in kickboxing is getting high!
I did a core workout video with DH and I did way more crunchies than he did! (} need

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DJ4HEALTH 4/25/2013 10:19PM

    That is great that you can kick higher now and do more crunches too.

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CARMEN327 4/25/2013 5:05PM

    This kg thing kinda bums me out. Say if it took 1 month to lose a pound, it will take 2.4 months to lose a kg.if my scale dowsnt budge now, its really not going to budge in metric land.

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LEIAWINS 4/25/2013 10:23AM

    welcome to metric :o)))) my goal weight is 64kg so we're on the same track.... my kicks are also much higher than hubbies :o))) but he's is SO much better at push ups, sigh

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CARMEN327 4/25/2013 9:58AM

    My phone never lets me finish! Anyhow, I was going to say I need to work on my elbow plank, maybe that will be my new goal.

@inspirational3, thanks for visiting!

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INSPIRATIONAL3 4/25/2013 9:42AM

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