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Old 06-28-2011, 01:49 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Default So people keep telling me not to lose anymore weight...

I am 4 lbs away from my original goal, about 8 lbs from what I would really feel happy with. ( I can't believe I can say that!)

People keep telling me not to lose anymore, that I'm fine. blah blah
I just want to lose a few more.

Do people say that to you guys too? And what do you say?

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Old 06-28-2011, 02:20 PM   #2 (permalink)
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I am 4 lbs away from my original goal, about 8 lbs from what I would really feel happy with. ( I can't believe I can say that!)

People keep telling me not to lose anymore, that I'm fine. blah blah
I just want to lose a few more.

Do people say that to you guys too? And what do you say?

Thanks!!!

~kim

Yup, I get that from time to time.
Sometimes it is from folks who are just plain jealous that I have accomplished something they haven't been able to. Sometimes it is a sincere (if misguided) concern for my health and wellbeing. And sometimes it is a playful way of complimenting my success.

In most cases I can just say "Ah, thanks for noticing. I feel so much better at this weight than I ever did before." And let it go with that. Since I am extremely happy with my weight and fitness, I almost never let it undermine what I know to be the best thing for me.
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Old 06-28-2011, 02:49 PM   #3 (permalink)
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Ugh, my mother, every stinking time I see her. Love her, but she makes me crazy.
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Old 06-28-2011, 03:13 PM   #4 (permalink)
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I get that too, I usually say that I'm not losing more weight,I'm just getting leaner
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Kim,
I use to get that a lot, not any more.

I think that 163# for guy at 5'10" is pretty good. You have to do what's going to make you feel better.
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I got that a lot, too, not so much now, either.

When people get used to it, they generally stop making comments.

Even my mom, who was famous for the comments, has stopped, and she's even defended me to other family members who called me too skinny. I never thought I'd see that day come...she just tells them I'm all muscle and very strong!

This from a woman who, when I was 15-20 pounds higher, thought I was too thin then, let alone now. So I think it's basically what people get used to, and change throws a lot of people off, even if subconsiously.

I think Pam has a good reply to that situation.

Patience, grasshopper, and congrats on your hard work!!
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I get that too, I usually say that I'm not losing more weight,I'm just getting leaner
Great reply! I'll remember that one
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Old 06-29-2011, 01:45 AM   #8 (permalink)
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Thanks so much you guys, I really appreciate all the feedback!


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Kim,
I use to get that a lot, not any more.

I think that 163# for guy at 5'10" is pretty good. You have to do what's going to make you feel better.
Mike.....I'm a girl

So NOW what do you think?
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Thanks so much you guys, I really appreciate all the feedback!




Mike.....I'm a girl

So NOW what do you think?
lol sorry... and no I didn't think that b/c you drive a ZO6 and a Ducati, I thought that when I saw your tattoo, I guess I shouldn't "ass"ume next time.
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lol sorry... and no I didn't think that b/c you drive a ZO6 and a Ducati, I thought that when I saw your tattoo, I guess I shouldn't "ass"ume next time.
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