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I am trying to get to 141. The top of my BMI for an average weight. The height weight charts seem extreme. 115 pounds? Would I ever get to eat? Haha. I like food!
my goal is to lose 8 more lbs. I'm hoping within a month that will happen
I really have no desire to be 110 lbs.
Excellent article. Thanks for sharing. Good need-to-know information!
Your age is also a factor. Whenever I lost enough to fit any chart, I looked like I was dying!
This is not new to me. None of the guidelines are perfect, in particular the 100 pound & 5 per inch over. Bizarre. No mention of % body fat testing ( calipers ) at seven sites or assessment by sport med physician. Why my skepticism ? We are unique. Work with a professional...considering age as well. No cookie cutter answer here.
118 to 122 for me would be too skinny and I'm not large framed. I'm shooting for 130.
I am still considered obese (BMI 33) but I have lost 192 lbs and feel healthier than I ever had. I am at 182 right now and goal is 175. I started at 374. I am happy with myself in all ways.
I go by how I feel, not necessarily what the scale says
What we think, we become.
All that we are arises with our thoughts.
With our thoughts, we make the world.
- The Buddha
I like this. Thanks!
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