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Old 09-18-2007, 06:49 AM   #1
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I know BMI charts aren't the most meaningful thing in the world, but it was kind of a big deal for me to go from "obese" to "overweight." And now I'm finally in the "healthy" or "normal" range, so that's a very big deal!! When I weighed in this morning, I was 167, which puts me at a BMI of 24.7. Wooooohoooo!!! At my starting weight, my BMI was a frightening 40.6.

I'm also now 2 pounds away from my initial goal (which I'm revising because I've realized I need to lose more). Even though I'll keep losing, I plan to celebrate hitting 165 with a glass of champagne or two!

Anyway, here's to finally being "normal"!!
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Old 09-18-2007, 08:36 AM   #2
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CONGRATULATIONS!!!!!! I remember how VERY important it was for me to hit that normal range, regardless of whether thay are accurate or not. It is a very big deal!!! Way to go!
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Old 09-18-2007, 08:46 AM   #3
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That's awesome!!!!! I can't wait to get there myself. Take time to be proud of yourself for your accomplishment!!
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Old 09-18-2007, 09:12 AM   #4
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Yay, Lisa!

Way to go, girl!
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Old 09-18-2007, 01:07 PM   #5
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Congratulations on reaching a healthy BMI, as you say might not be the most accurate measurement but but so often we stride to get past the BMI mile stones and they feel so great.

Well done on your achievement. Good luck on reaching your new goal.
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Old 09-18-2007, 01:43 PM   #6
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Congrats!! I know some people don't consider them all that useful, but the way I look at is, when you weigh 346 lbs like I did, you have no idea where you will want to end up. So a healthy BMI gives you something to aim for.

Here's to "normal".
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Old 09-18-2007, 10:07 PM   #7
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Congrats great job, that is are ultimate goal, to be healthy, looking good is just a bonus!!!
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Old 09-18-2007, 10:11 PM   #8
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YAHOO, I know I will be thrilled to have a normal BMI. With every milestone comes a brighter smile.
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Old 09-18-2007, 10:36 PM   #9
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Yay Lisa!

So happy to hear you've reached this goal, it is wonderful to be "normal", isn't it?
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Old 09-20-2007, 09:42 PM   #10
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Way to go, LisaMarie!

Wow, you have lost 105 lbs.?! That is amazing, you are an inspiration.

You deserve to be very, very proud!!! Enjoy the champagne!
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