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Gale02
09-08-2007, 01:58 AM
A poster on here was talking in her blog about "magic numbers", numbers that are very important for whatever reason on your weight loss journey. What are/were yours?

Mine are/were:

225 lbs - the weight I was when we moved here
205 - the lowest I'd been in 4 years
191 - no longer obese
183 - the weight I was when I got married
180 - I'll weigh less than my DH!
164 - the weight I was when I met DH
155 - GOAL!
130 - secret wish goal that is quite possibly very unrealistic (which I won't beat myself up over if I don't get to it.)


thistoo
09-08-2007, 11:29 AM
Mine are:

245 (highest weight that I know of!)
209 (because I have been stuck at 213 for so long and I just want to be out of this decade)
199 (onederland, of course)
182.5 (62.5 lb lost, halfway point for my goal)
160 (my high school weight)
153 (when my BMI becomes 'overweight' instead of 'obese')
120 (goal)
110 (achievable for my height, but maybe not realistic for me personally)

wisher
09-08-2007, 11:47 AM
Yes I have many magic numbers!

252 - my highest weight ever (this was not a good magic number!)
225 - when I had lost the first 10% of my body weight
199 - gotta love ONEderland!
191 - the lowest weight I remember clearly (and it was 10 years ago!)
179 - my BMI will no longer be categorized as obese
150 - my goal weight (which may go up or down when I get closer to it)


modkittn
09-08-2007, 11:55 AM
Here are mine:

232 - highest weight ever, weight when I started WW 1st time around
220 - starting weight for WW this time (my 2nd time)
187 - weight I hovered around for most of high school
165 - weight I got married at (1st time on WW)
162 - WW lifetime membership weight
151 - lowest I ever got on WW the 1st time around
145 - ultimate goal weight

traci in training
09-08-2007, 12:33 PM
This is kind of cool. My high weight is the same as wisher's. Maybe it's a breaking point for lots of us!

High weight - 252
Current weight - 192
Wedding weight - 172 (anybody seeing a theme here???)
No longer obese - 174
High School weight - 161
Goal weight - 145 - normal BMI.

Never realized in high school that I was almost obese. I was never a thin person, but never thought I was THAT big. Haven't weighed 145 since - I think - about 7th grade. Wondering if the pimples will come back when I get back down there. :-)

Less than 20 pounds to go to "overweight"! Only people at 3FC understand how amazing that is!

xJox
09-08-2007, 01:22 PM
307 (Highest)

276.3 (10% lost)

276 (What I weighed the day I came home from the hospital after having Dalton)

255 (What I weighed the day I came home from the hospital after having Bailey)

235 (Half way)

216 (About how much I weighed when I met Dh)

199 (Onderland)

196 (Overweight, not Obese)

195 (To weigh less than DH)

163 (Normal, not overweight)

dek6
09-08-2007, 02:28 PM
255- Highest weight EVER..
240- My weight now
226- What I weighted when I got married
207- What I weighed when I got pregnant with my daughter
199- ONEDERLAND!!! Then I know that I will never see the numeber 2 in my weight adain, atleast not as the first number
180- What I weighed in Highschool
170- What I weighed when I met my husband
150- GOAL
140- What my ultimate goal is but I think that I might look sick if I weigh that.
(we will see how I feel when I get to 150)

watchhershrink
09-08-2007, 02:30 PM
310 - highest weight
291 - where i actively started trying to lose weight
275 - when i realized i was actually going to be able to do this
250 - i marked this as 'normal fat'
214 - overweight not obese! (this was a biiig one for me. i cried on the scale)
-----------those i've met so far
210 - 100lbs lost
199 - onederland
178 - normal bmi
165 - goal?

LindseyLouWho
09-08-2007, 02:45 PM
Let's see... my magic numbers are:
381.4 - Highest weight ever, bad bad magic number
299 - Two-derland? Haha, I'm so close!
275 - Around what I weighed when I started high school
2?? - To weigh less than Rob (ex bf and now good friend). He was the one that helped me start this whole thing, and I'm sure there's going to be a little competition between the two of us once I start catching up to him. He started out at a lot less than I did at 296.4 and now weighs 260.6, so he better start getting his butt in gear! Haha.
199 - Onederland
160 - Goal and my dad promised to take me back to Hawaii when this happens. I weighed around 160 when I had moved to Europe, in 5th grade. At the time I was chunky and around 5'5 or 5'6, so hopefully this should be about right for me.

Jen415
09-08-2007, 02:58 PM
Let's see.....

340 - highest
326 - when started Jenny Craig
306 - 10% of highest weight gone
299 - out of the 3's!!
269 - lowest weight in recent history
255 - half way there!!
208 - what I weighed as a high school senior
199 - ONEderland!!
170 - GOAL!!

Katheryne
09-08-2007, 04:37 PM
250 - highest measured weight
199 - onederland, woo!
163.5 - "overweight" bmi instead of "obese"
159 - weighing less than my sister (yes, that's kind of a mean magic number, but she's liked to hold it above my head over the years that she's smaller than me)
135 - "normal" bmi instead of "overweight" and official goal
125 - unofficial possibly unreachable secret goal

This is an interesting thread, it's nice to think about things in terms of milestones instead of only the ever elusive goal weight.

MarinePrincess
09-08-2007, 11:48 PM
This is an interesting thread, it's nice to think about things in terms of milestones instead of only the ever elusive goal weight.

I was thinking exactly that! It's cool to see what other people are striving for.

My numbers are:
318 - What my old scale read as my starting weight.
314 - What my starting weight should have been (new scale reads 4 pounds lighter).
302 - After struggling for each single pound, the weight has started actually coming off at a pace I'm happy with (3 cheers for racquetball!).
214 - One hundred pounds gone.
200 - Will weight less than DH.
199 - ONEderland baby!
164 - Goal! 150 pounds lost and a 24.9 BMI (squeeeeezing inside normal range).
150-155 - Final goal range. I want some wiggle room so I'm never "overweight" again. :D

boaterswife
09-08-2007, 11:55 PM
Hmmm, this thread has made me realize that we have many important numbers. Here are a few of mine:

246...starting weight, highest weight ever
222...10% gone for good
199...ONDERLAND....'nuff said!
196...weight when idiot doctor told me I'd only be able to lose another 5-10
pounds and then would plateau PERMANENTLY. She's stupid.
195...half way to goal
165...off all blood pressure meds!
154...current weight
145...goal weight
9......the amount left to lose, unless I decide to lower my goal!

jellybelly06
09-09-2007, 05:52 PM
Great thread idea!!

233 .... highest weight
199 .... onderland!
189 .... weight when I got married
168 .... just plainold over weight
155 .... lowest adult weight (only lasted a few months!)
133 .... ultimate goal! 100 lbs gone!

Jelly

sockmonkey70
09-09-2007, 06:53 PM
199-because I was no longer 200 LOL...I always told myself I would NEVER let myself weigh over 200.

185- my weight when I graduated highschool

150- I know I will finally start feeling sexy again when I get here

???- I don't know where I am going.....but I'll be happy when I get there :)

Daimere
09-09-2007, 07:02 PM
130 - secret wish goal that is quite possibly very unrealistic (which I won't beat myself up over if I don't get to it.

I'm glad I am not the only one who has a secret wish goal. ^_^

tingirl
09-09-2007, 07:02 PM
225 - Highest weight (it was really higher, but I wouldn't go near the scale).
216 - weight I was when I started Biggest Loser Competition at work.
199 - What an awesome feeling!
165 - Finally lost all my baby weight even though my baby is 18!
155 - My original goal was to just make it into the 150's and wear a size 8
140 - I will no longer be overweight!

This was a really good look back and what I've achieved! Thanks for the thread!

Luminous
09-09-2007, 08:27 PM
Oh, I have a lot!
10% goals:
291
262
236
212
191
172
155

Arbitrary categories I'm just keeping an eye out for:
247 - "severely obese"
216 - "obese"
185 - "overweight"
154 - "healthy"

Bouncing
09-09-2007, 10:12 PM
Ohhhhhh, yes.
274 Highest scale weight (I know I got higher; had lost some already)
230 Lowest after prolonged illoness (4 yrs ago)
225 Merely obese, not morbidly obese
199 ONEDERLAND!
185 Lowest in last 30 yrs (12 yrs agoo)
168 Merely overweight, not obese
145 Lowest adult weight (32 yrs ago, lasted about 4 mos.)
140 Normal weight range
120 Middle of normal weight range
115 High school weight
105 Lowest normal weight range

jtammy
09-09-2007, 11:22 PM
Okay, this is fun. Here goes

346 - highest known weight
330 - my weight finally registered on my scales; those 16 lbs were frightening, I had no idea if what I was doing was even working.
299
246 - 100 lbs lost
203 - no longer obese BMI!
199 - Onederland
192 - weighed less than my husband
Still to achieve
180 - goal I arbitrarily picked when I was 346 lbs and never expected to be able to lose weight; it sounded so far away and frankly, unachievable
173 - what I will probably change my goal to once I hit 180 (1/2 my original weight)
169 - normal BMI
145 - "secret" weight I will probably never try to get to but wonder what I would look like at.

kristinaferina
09-09-2007, 11:48 PM
Hmm, don't know much about weights yet, will have to think that one through. Gut response is:

Size 14 - can comfortably shop in normal sized stores, not plus suze, maybe even normal sized petite shops!!
Size 10 - my realistic goal
Size 6 - my stretch goal

I don't know what weight these sizes correspond with.

kristinaferina
09-09-2007, 11:49 PM
Oh, I'd like to fit into my wedding dress again, I was a size 14 I think then. And I'd really like to weigh less than my hubby, so that takes me into the 150s.

Marseille
09-09-2007, 11:52 PM
270 My "Oh My Goodness This is Out of Control" highest weight
225 It was about here that I started feeling fat.. maybe on the way down that's when I will start feeling better!
199 Whoever named it "Onederland" knew what this is all about. I will never forget the day the nurse had to slide the knob on the scale to 200
166 My weight on my 1st prenatal for my 1st child. I was about a size 12-14 at this weight
164 My last stop on the Obesity train.
145 My weigh-in for PE senior year. I remember telling my gym teacher "Muscle weighs more than fat" I was a size 10
136 Hello, Healthy BMI!!!
130 My goal weight. Half of my starting weight, 23.8 BMI. Sounds heavenly



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Jniniffer
09-09-2007, 11:59 PM
330 Starting weight
299 Under 300!! woo hoo!!
297 first 10% gone
240 halfway to goal!
174 no longer obese!
145-150 Goal and healthy BMI!

stranger n my mirror
09-10-2007, 12:07 AM
297- My heighest weight.
250- What I weighed for most of my adult life.
199- What I weighed after having 1st child in 1984. I haven't been under 200 since then.
150- What I weighed when I got married.
145- Will be at a "normal" BMI.
135- My goal weight.
130- What I weighed throughout junior high and most of high school. I thought I was fat then. This is my dream weight.

Kati
09-10-2007, 12:31 AM
259 Highest evah

207 what I weighed after I stopped drinking soda

212 what I weighed when I came home with Shye (two years ago)

205 what I weighed when I started driving again

241 what I weighed last week when I decided enough was enough

236 what I weigh now!

199 ONEderland (I haven't seen onederland in nine years)

163 What I weighed when I got pregnant with Chami

141 GOAL!

139 I would love to be in the 30's but I doubt it is feasible health wise.

lilybelle
09-10-2007, 01:24 AM
Mine are:

250- the number I knew I was soon to see on the scale if things didn't change.
237- my highest weight ever
234- my weight when I started trying to lose weight this time
215- when I was able to fit back into a size 16
198- when I felt safely in onederland
175- when I bought my size 12 jeans and didn't need to shop at LB anymore
172- when I finally weighed less than my husband
159- when I realized that I would be able to meet my goal
151- my lowest wt. since I gained wt. my freshman yr. of college
145- my goal wt. which I met on July, 5th 2006.
141- lowest wt. I have been since starting this journey over 2yrs. ago
135- my high school weight which I may never see again and I'm OK with this

jordan
09-15-2007, 01:04 AM
238 - highest weight, 216 - when I knew I had to lose weight (but for some reason I went the wrong direction after making this realization), 200 - I remember being mortified passing this number on the way up, and quite pleased on the way down, 186 - current weight, 173 - the weight I was while competitiely competing in college athletics, so I figure this is a weight where I am definitely in shape, 160 - goal, 145 - this weight would be really neat. We'll see what happens.

SoulBliss
09-15-2007, 02:04 AM
306- (Highest and on the way down!!!)

275- (Under 300 pounds, and will 10 pounds weigh less than my DH!!!)

245- I look and feel pretty good at this weight!

199- (Onderland :carrot: )

Who knows where I will go from there? ;)

Under 200 looks like heaven to me at this point. :yes:

I also have a "secret" wish weight of 145, but I honestly think it's really too low for me. That was my lowest weight since about age 12 (I was at my full height at that age). I think weighing that little isn't realistic but I just really liked not having extra padding...I loved my waist, cheek and collar bones at that weight!

melsfolly
09-15-2007, 12:20 PM
Here's mine...

334 - highest weight
323 - starting weight on this journey
299 - entered Twoterville
250 - someone once told me that people had to weigh 250 or less to take a helicopter tour of Alaska. I'm not planning a trip to Alaska, but just in case... :)
223 - 100 lbs gone from the beginning of this journey
199 - Onederland!!!
159 - no longer overweight and I'll have a healthy BMI

nicolen
09-15-2007, 03:00 PM
261 - highest weight
235 - 10% lost
221 - means I'll be below 100 kilos
211 - 50 lbs lost
199 - onderland
175 - overweight, not obese
161 - 100 lbs lost
145 - healthy weight for my height
140 - goal - although this last one will be reviewed when I get closer to that point.

Sheila53
09-15-2007, 03:37 PM
261 - my official starting weight
235 - 10% lost
199 - in Onederland
169 - healthy BMI and Weight Watchers goal
161 - 100 lbs. lost and I got my name on the list :)
155 - my next goal just because
151 - possibly what I'd like to end up weighing
147 - my lowest adult weight (at age 24)

royalsfan1
09-15-2007, 03:38 PM
261 - highest weight
240 - first person noticed
235 - first 10% loss
215 - what I weighed when I met DH
211.5 - second 10% loss
209 - what I weighed when DD was born (9.5 years ago)
199 - duh
190.5 - third 10% loss
179 - overweight - my next magic number!
176 - weight after DS was born (13 yrs ago)
172 - fourth 10% loss
160 - weight when married Ex-H (14 yrs ago)
154.5 - fifth 10% loss
149 - normal BMI
145 - possible goal
139 - true what I really want goal - sixth 10% loss

sjerzelady
09-15-2007, 03:46 PM
270 The highest ever weight
255 Stayed this weight for years
220 Fifty lbs gone
199 onederland
175 was this weight in my thirties
150 I'll be thrilled if I get here
130 This would be perfect

Xanadoodle
09-16-2007, 11:34 AM
Here goes - these are my magic numbers/goal numbers:

245 - highest
211 - where I STARTED to diet (one of many times) 10 years ago.
172 - weight thru most of college
150 - weight thru most of high school and my goal.

It's funny that these seemingly totally random numbers have such a huge significance in my mind.

Schmoodle
09-16-2007, 11:43 AM
This is kind of fun to think about!

245 - highest weight ever!
199 - Onederland - hope to hit it by my birthday - Nov. 25
195 - 50 lbs. lost, halfway to goal! Maybe by Christmas?
165 - The point at which I will go from "severe overweight" to "moderate overweight" on that darn fitday chart. Also a weight I haven't seen in over 10 years. Hopefully I will see this early next spring.
145 - Goal! 100 lbs. lost, and a weight I haven't seen in more than 20 years. Sometime next summer maybe, and I will be strutting my stuff at the pool!

LisaMarie71
09-16-2007, 11:54 AM
275 - starting weight (highest recorded weight)
220 - halfway to goal, and lowest weight I'd reached in years (dropped to 221 in 2001, then gained it back)
202 - "overweight" BMI
199 - Onederland!! (but I skipped from 200 to 196)
195 - my weight when I ran my first race (a 10k)
175 - 100 pounds lost (and the first time I ran 10 miles)
172 - my weight when I ran my first half marathon
168 - "normal" BMI
165 - my first goal weight
155 - my next goal weight
145 - my "secret" goal weight

gina1221
09-16-2007, 02:08 PM
Wow! I have a lot of magic numbers (this should keep me motivated)! :carrot:

314 - highest weight ever (and start of this journey - Jun 30, 2007)
299 - out of the 300s (met Aug 4, 2007)
289 - 25 pounds lost (met Sep 9, 2007)
264 - 50 pounds lost
239 - 75 pounds lost
234 - half-way to goal
214 - 100 pounds lost (getting my convertible then :D)
199 - ONEderland!!
189 - 125 pounds lost
178 - will weigh less than DH and will be the weight when we met
164 - 150 pounds lost
160 - 1 pound less than my lowest ever adult weight
157 - half the woman I was
154 - GOAL!! (160 pounds lost)

Xena2005
09-16-2007, 02:48 PM
Great idea for a thread! Here are my magic numbers:

achieved:
315 - highest weight ever recorded
299 - out of the 3's

still working on:
290 - down 25 pounds, a milestone where i tend to sabotage myself and never get past
284 - 1st 10% goal
265 - down 50 pounds
256 - 2nd 10% goal
244 - no longer "morbidly obese", just "obese"
240 - down 75 pounds and HALFWAY there!
231 - 3rd 10% goal
215 - down 100 pounds
208 - 4th 10% goal, also no longer "obese", just "overweight"
199 - ONEderland
190 - down 125 pounds
188 - 5th 10% goal
179 - no longer "overweight"
170 - 6th 10% goal
165 - down 150 pounds and GOAL!!!