Weight Loss Support - What does five pounds of fat look like?

02-07-2013, 02:13 AM
What does five pounds of fat look like? Well, let me model it for you . . .


I'm having a hard time believing that I've lost 28 of these suckers. :dizzy:

Arctic Mama
02-07-2013, 02:37 AM
Pretty gross, Ella ;)

Glad to have it off our rears, right?

02-07-2013, 03:13 AM
Great pic!

02-07-2013, 03:48 AM
I remember seeing a mold exactly like that on Oprah quite some time ago and it just stuck with me. :lol:

Way to go, that's hard to even visualize! I've lost 8 or 9 of them. =)

Misti in Seattle
02-07-2013, 08:17 AM
LOL and I was carrying around 18 more of those things than I am now! No wonder I feel so much better!

02-07-2013, 09:22 AM
Wow! Thanks for the visual! I have lost just about 3 of those, and have quite a few more to lose. Makes me feel gross!!!!

That is a great way to motivate me even more, though!!!

02-07-2013, 09:23 AM
I've seen the image of the 5-pounder before, but never in someone's hands to give it scale. WOW!! That's big! Thank you so much for modeling... Great to be holding it and not wearing it, I'm sure!!

April Snow
02-07-2013, 09:34 AM
no picture for me :(

02-07-2013, 09:49 AM
I have lost almost two of those... I may have a fewwww more to go :) Can't wait to have them gone for good.

02-07-2013, 11:33 AM
They have one of these sitting on the counter at the center. It totally wigs me out everytime I sign-in. LOL.

02-07-2013, 11:41 AM
That is awesome! Congratulations on your loss.

02-07-2013, 11:55 AM
I've seen these pictures a million times, and they oog me out every single time. I think part of it is the color, but there's a general oog factor with it. I'm always stunned that I used to drag an extra 29 of these around.

What scares me is how many of them used to be wrapped around my heart and other vital organs? Hips are one thing, and it's nice to have it gone, but, man, my heart used to have to work hard.

02-07-2013, 03:31 PM

You look fantastic, BTW!

the shiv
02-07-2013, 04:07 PM
Oooh, look at that 15lb one! I'm nearly at that, it looks like so much! I wonder what 100 looks like!! So,

1. Ew.
2. Very encouraging!

I think I need to bookmark this thread ;)

02-07-2013, 04:14 PM
I lost that?.......eiiiiii :ο

Pink Hurricane
02-07-2013, 10:35 PM
Okay now I feel a little better about the weight I have lost, instead of focusing on why I haven't lost enough yet.

02-07-2013, 10:50 PM
I wonder what 100 looks like!!


Bon Appetite!

02-07-2013, 10:59 PM
Elladorine, you look amazing! At first, I didn't even notice what you had in your hands. When I did notice...wow. I... Uh.... Wow. I've lost 13 of those!

02-07-2013, 11:31 PM
Wow--I love pictures like this!! I actually have a little "photo album" of shots like this, to look at, when I feel like overeating, to remind myself of the consequences!

Misti in Seattle
02-08-2013, 08:20 AM
This is also encouraging to me since I am having trouble lately with a badly stuck scale but I am getting smaller and wearing smaller size clothes. Of course I knew muscle was smaller than fat but it is nice to see how much of that horrible stuff I have lost!!

I am going to keep on working out, even though it seems to be slowing my weight loss

02-08-2013, 08:29 AM
Great representation of fat. Pictures like this are a fantastic motivatior.

02-08-2013, 09:38 AM
This is so gross! Thanks for the thread. If the 5 pounds isn't bad enough, the 20 pounder is disgusting. For some odd reason, I can't stop staring at them. It's unbelievable that is on my body. Eek! Eek!

02-08-2013, 12:10 PM
I think it's good for us to remember that the weight we've lost isn't all fat...Larger people have muscle they lose too, just because you don't need as much to haul around a larger frame.

So any weight you've lost isn't 100% fat...

That's still a gross picture!:dizzy: