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Old 09-28-2008, 04:26 PM   #1
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Default Drivers License Weight

My next mini goal is only 7 pounds away: 180. I chose this because it's the weight that's listed on my drivers license. When I get to 180, it'll be the first time in YEARS that this weight has been not only accurate, but even close to what is listed! I'll be even more pumped when the weight listed is inaccurate because it's too high, but I'll cross that bridge when I get there:-)

I was just interested in seeing how close your weights are to the ones you've got listed. Are they way under now? over?

Please share! I think this will be interesting..
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Old 09-28-2008, 04:38 PM   #2
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My old license said 250 when I was at my start weight. No it says 190. That was renewed in April. I will get it it renewed once agin (new pic) when I get below that weight. Yippy! I cant wait to pay the $25.00

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Old 09-28-2008, 04:52 PM   #3
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I've had to get three new licenses in the last two years due to moving so much, so mine is accurate.
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Old 09-28-2008, 04:52 PM   #4
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Mine says 175... haha but I was pregnant with my son at the time and I know that was a huge lie! I'd be happy to be 175 again though .
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Old 09-28-2008, 05:08 PM   #5
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We don't have to put weights on our licenses here in Massachusetts (at least not since I have had my license). I don't think I would like that at all! haha

ETA: I went and checked it out and in Mass, they just put your height and sex on there.
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Old 09-28-2008, 05:31 PM   #6
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I realized during my weight loss journey that I was actually way below my license! That was a good feeling. When I got the license, I put 150 on it (totally lying) and promptly covered the weight with my organ donor sticker! I am now a good 20 pounds under the weight so I want to keep the sticker on still!

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Old 09-28-2008, 05:34 PM   #7
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I'm now about 30lb below what my license says. My photo also doesn't look like me any more - since the last time I got the photo done, I was 60lb heavier, had long hair, and it was lighter.

When I hit my goal, I'll go get a new license with a picture that actually looks like me.

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Old 09-28-2008, 06:21 PM   #8
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Mine says 160, and I am now 154 . But it won't be any fun when I'm 130 and it still says 160!
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Old 09-28-2008, 06:26 PM   #9
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Mine is 45 pounds heavier than I actually am. At that time of the old weight it was probably abot 40 pounds lighter than my actual weight at the time.
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Old 09-28-2008, 06:31 PM   #10
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Mine says 180. I will be so thrilled when I reach that goal! Might take me awhile, but I will get there.
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Old 09-28-2008, 06:36 PM   #11
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Mine said 170, I was kidding myself then. Since then they have took the weight off.

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Old 09-28-2008, 06:47 PM   #12
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Mine says 140 and it's from 2 years ago--I probably weighed 150 at the time. Now I weigh about 166.

I like the idea of having a driver's license that's too heavy, it reminds you that you're really accomplishing something. I used to have to check IDs and there would be a few that were obviously from heavier days--I thought, that's great, you really lost a lot of weight, good for you!
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Old 09-28-2008, 06:50 PM   #13
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Mine says 150, the weight I told them when I was in High School, and I was probably lying then. I'm hoping to be close to that weight again soon!
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Old 09-28-2008, 06:57 PM   #14
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mine is 120. pretty close to what i am now.

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Old 09-28-2008, 07:05 PM   #15
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Mine says 150 too! Must be the standard lie.

But hey, it's only a pound or two off now...

The only man I know who behaves sensibly is my tailor; he takes my measurements anew each time he sees me. The rest go on with their old measurements and expect me to fit them. ~George Bernard Shaw
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