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Old 11-09-2006, 01:57 PM   #1
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Question Why are some of your goals odd numbers?

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.
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Old 11-09-2006, 02:12 PM   #2
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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".
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Old 11-09-2006, 02:55 PM   #3
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I just want to hover comfortably under 125 so I just picked a number ... under that ..
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Old 11-09-2006, 03:14 PM   #4
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I just chose my number randomly, 145. I'm at 141 and I think that odd number sounds even better.
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Old 11-09-2006, 03:18 PM   #5
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My goal is the top end of the healthy weight range for my height.
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Old 11-09-2006, 03:37 PM   #6
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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.
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Old 11-09-2006, 04:58 PM   #7
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My goal weight is 137, which is 50 pounds from my starting weight.
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Old 11-09-2006, 07:28 PM   #8
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My goal is 133...it'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.
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Old 11-09-2006, 09:17 PM   #9
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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.
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Old 11-09-2006, 11:26 PM   #10
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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.
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Old 11-13-2006, 05:33 PM   #11
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Thanks for sharing all that.

Now I'm going to really have to think of a goal weight for me.
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Old 11-14-2006, 06:59 PM   #12
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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!
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