Closed Thread
 
Thread Tools
Old 06-21-2009, 11:34 AM   #1  
Senior Member
Thread Starter
 
bopeep's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jan 2008
Location: Montreal
Posts: 321

S/C/G: 210/164/140

Height: 5'8"

Default Officially 'normal'

Well, in one way anyway!

I am now, according to my BMI measurement, 'Normal weight'. It's only just barely normal, it is 24.8, but I did it - I'm there! This was my minimum goal, and it took almost two years to get to, but, I am officially 'Normal'. Too bad they don't give out normalcy certificates or something - I would have to frame mine and give it pride of place!

I'm still more than 20 pounds away from my ultimate goal, so I am not done yet, but this milestone is huge for me. I haven't been this weight in over 15 years. My next mini goal is 155 pounds - that is what I weighed when I got married, almost 20 years ago.

I'm trying to decide how to reward myself for reaching this point. There are all these things I sort of want to do, but none of them really seem to appropriately mark the occasion.

I'm thinking maybe I might get a sewing machine. I need to alter some stuff.

I do not have one single thing in my closet that fits me. Not one thing. Last night I went out, and I put on this dress I had been saving - I bought it years ago, and it was too tight, but I fell in love with, it was a hideously expensive dress, marked down to almost nothing, and I had to have it. I figured I would 'eventually' lose the weight and wear it (13 years later...). But last night, when I put it on - it was too big! By a lot!!!! .

BP
bopeep is offline  
Old 06-21-2009, 12:05 PM   #2  
I wish!
 
StringBean's Avatar
 
Join Date: May 2009
Location: Wales, UK
Posts: 164

S/C/G: 185/136/135

Height: 5'6''

Default

I'm just in the 'normal' range myself. It's great to be finally 'normal'!!
StringBean is offline  
Old 06-21-2009, 06:18 PM   #3  
Bewitchin' in the kitchen
 
mauvaisroux's Avatar
 
Join Date: Feb 2002
Location: Canada
Posts: 11,506

Default

Congratulations bopeep! that is great news!
mauvaisroux is offline  
Old 06-22-2009, 02:12 PM   #4  
a brave new me...
 
Sojourner's Avatar
 
Join Date: Aug 2002
Location: Wisconsin, USA
Posts: 860

Default

Wonderful job Bopeep!
Sojourner is offline  
Closed Thread


Thread Tools

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off



All times are GMT -4. The time now is 02:33 PM.


We are a participant in the Amazon Services LLC Associates Program, an affiliate advertising program designed to provide a means for us to earn fees by linking to Amazon.com and affiliated sites.