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Old 02-23-2011, 10:15 AM   #1  
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Lightbulb Acronyms

It has been brought to my attention that not everyone knows the acronyms used on this forum. Here's a list to help. If you know of other often used acronyms, post a reply and I'll add them. Once they are added, your reply will be deleted. Thank you!

AAMOF = as a matter of fact
ADL - activities of daily life
ASAP = as soon as possible
BBFN = bye bye for now
BBL - be back later
BBS = be back soon
BF - best friend, boyfriend or breast feeding
BFN = bye for now
BIL - Brother-in-law
BRB = be right back
BGL - blood glucose level
BSL - blood sugar level
BTDT - Been There Done That
BTW = by the way
DB - dear/darn boyfriend
DD - dear/darn daughter
DH - dear/darn hubby
DS - dear/darn son
FCOL - For Crying Out Loud
FF - fat free
FIL - father-in-law
FTR - for the record
FWIW - For What It's Worth
GMTA - great minds think alike
GW - goal weight
HTH - hope this helps
HW - highest weight
ICBINB = I Can't Believe It's Not Butter
IKWYM - I Know What You Mean
IMHO - in my humble opinion
IMO - in my opinion
IRL - in real life
KWIM? - know what I mean?
LC - Low Carb
LF - low fat
LMAO - laughing my *** off
LO - loved one, log out, lots of
LOL - laugh out loud
MIA - missing in action
MIL - mother-in-law
NSV - non-scale victory
OP - on program
OWL - ongoing weightloss
PITA - pain in the ***
POP - perfectly on program
RF - reduced fat
ROFLOL - rolling on the floor laughing out loud
RU - Are you...?
SBD - South Beach Diet
SF sugar free
SIL - sister-in-law or son-in-law
SMH - shaking my head
SO - significant other
SS/DD= same sh*t, different day
STGW - short term goal weight
SW- starting weight
TIA - thanks in advance
TMI - too much information
TOM - time of month
TTFN - ta-ta for now
WATP - Walk Away The Pounds
WLS - Weight loss surgery
WOE - way of eating
WOL- way of life
WTG - way to go
WW - Weight Watchers
WWP+ - Weight Watchers Points Plus
ww - whole wheat

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Old 11-19-2013, 05:39 PM   #2  
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I keep seeing POP in various threads. What does that mean?
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Old 11-21-2013, 07:26 PM   #3  
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POP = perfectly on program
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Old 03-10-2015, 09:26 AM   #4  
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I'll remember WATP every time I park at the mall!
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Old 11-19-2015, 06:16 PM   #5  
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BS = blood sugar
CW = current weight
FBS = fasting blood sugar
OMW = on my way
OP = on point
POP = positively on point
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XLS=ex living space
XBF=ex boy friend/Fiance
XBFF=ex best female friend
XFF=ex female friend
XFWL=extra full, water leakage.....
XSSJ=extra snug skinny jeans
XWL=extra water leakage, again....
PFSJ=Perfectly Fitting Skinny Jeans
TC=Total Control
NBCO=New Binge Coming On
SGTPFSJ=Say Good Bye to Perfect Fitting Skinny Jeans
ICWDFTROS=Ice Cold Water Diet For The Rest of Summer
IMFaHTC=I Must Focus and Have Total Control

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