General chatter - Why are some of your goals odd numbers?

11-09-2006, 02:57 PM
I've noticed that some of the goals for some of you are weights like 139. Why not 140 or 135? Why that particular number?

I'm just curious.

11-09-2006, 03:12 PM
My next goal (after the one I am on which was 210 by new years) is going to be 196.5 - because that is the weight at which my BMI will be considered "overweight" and not "obese".

11-09-2006, 03:55 PM
I just want to hover comfortably under 125 so I just picked a number ... under that ..

11-09-2006, 04:14 PM
I just chose my number randomly, 145. I'm at 141 and I think that odd number sounds even better.

11-09-2006, 04:18 PM
My goal is the top end of the healthy weight range for my height.

Get n healthy
11-09-2006, 04:37 PM
My first goal was 256 because that is what # i remember weighing in high school.

My short term goal is 238 because i remember being that weight (dont know why that number sticks out) and i thought then, "wow, i really need to lose weight"..funny that i ended up at 284, so to get back down to 238 would just be a cool number to be back down to.

My long term goal is 193, because the last time i lost weight, that was my lowest #.

My ultimate goal is 144...just shy of 145.

That was a good question...interesting to see what motivates people towards certain numbers.

11-09-2006, 05:58 PM
My goal weight is 137, which is 50 pounds from my starting weight.

11-09-2006, 08:28 PM
My goal is'll be an even 80 lbs lost if I make it there. Once I get there, I'll see if I need to readjust that goal number. :)

11-09-2006, 10:17 PM
I want to be 129 so I can say I am in the 120's. I am hovering at 151 and I so badly want to say I am in the 140's.

11-10-2006, 12:26 AM
Mine is exactly half of what I started with -- even though my ticker says 153 -- my true goal is 153.5. I'll have lost 1/2 of my total body weight. And I plan ultimately to maintain 150-155. I may go lower if I'm terribly unhappy in the 150's, but I don't see that happening.

11-13-2006, 06:33 PM
Thanks for sharing all that.

Now I'm going to really have to think of a goal weight for me.

11-14-2006, 07:59 PM
133 is mine, because this weight is approximately the middle of my healthy BMI range, and a flux of 3 pounds up or down will keep me within this range!