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Old 08-26-2013, 06:43 PM   #1
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Smile Hey Everybody, Finally Joined!

Hey finally joined, I've been lurking for the past week. I'm a student home for the summer and jumped on the scales about a month ago and was shocked to realise I'm 230 pounds! I knew I was large but I didn't think I was over 172 pounds. I feel like I need to do something about it before it escalates further and this forum seems super friendly and supportive . Hope to make some friends and boost moral support for everyone!
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Old 08-26-2013, 07:18 PM   #2
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Old 08-26-2013, 07:32 PM   #3
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I remember when I weighed myself at the start of July and was so completely surprised to see that I weighed as much as I did, because I had completely convinced myself I was still in the 230s, or maybe even less than that. I lurked here for a bit and then eventually joined. I have a supportive family but they don't quite get everything I do, so I was happy to settle in here as well.

And that aside... welcome! This place pretty much has something for everyone, you're going to love it!
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Old 08-26-2013, 08:23 PM   #4
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Hi Minty! Good to have you here! You'll find lots of support, so jump right in! Good luck!
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= 10 lbs lost; = 5 lbs lost:
MINI GOALS:
1. 196 lbs = "Overweight" BMI of 29.8 MET GOAL!!
2. 178 lbs = Lowest Weight in 13 years, BMI of 27.1 MET GOAL!!
3. 164 lbs = "Normal Weight" BMI of 24.9
4. 145 lbs = Goal Weight BMI of 22.0
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