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Old 09-23-2010, 06:40 PM   #11 (permalink)
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Originally Posted by rpmcduff View Post
I am curious to know how tall WeightlossBoo is (if you are comfortable sharing) so I could get a image of a woman at that height and the weights we have been discussing. But in the end it all comes down to what you want your body to look like and what you are comfortable with.
Heya, I'm 5'7.
January 2nd 2013 - 288.4lbs
March 6th 2013 - 256.2lbs
19.75 Inches lost so far!
First Goal:March 23rd 2013 (birthday) - reach 250lbs
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Old 09-24-2010, 06:28 PM   #12 (permalink)
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I wanted to share a picture I found just for reference. She is 5'-7", 142 lbs and 20% bodyfat and 47 years old.

Hope this helps you with setting your goal!

Male, Age 53 Height 5'-11"
Start, Spring 2009....,.. 270.0 lbs
January 21, 2010. ....,...255.0 lbs (Joined Fitday)
September 10, 2010..,..223.8 lbs. (-46.2lbs)
Mini-Goal......................225 Achieved 9/21/2012
Mini-Goal......................220 Achieved 10/26/2012
Current.........................216.2 lbs. (-53.8 lbs)

My log: http://www.fitday.com/fitness/Public...Owner=rpmcduff
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Old 10-06-2010, 04:01 AM   #13 (permalink)
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Originally Posted by FavoriteGirl View Post
I am in my early twenties, female, 5'4", 140lbs which puts me on the high end of the healthy BMI.. BUT, I fit comfortably in size 4 clothing.
I'm 5' 2.5". The smallest size I've ever worn in my adult life is 7/8, and that was when I weighed 105 pounds (which is bordering on underweight) . My pre-fat weight was usually between 120 and 125, and I wore a 9/10. Whenever I got up to 130, I'd have to change to 11/12's. (I'm 145-ish now, but haven't worn standard women's sizes for years. I wear size large yoga pants. Nothing else fits.)

I remember a friend in high school saying, "No one our age should wear a size larger than a 7!" (this was back before it was the norm for teenagers to be overweight)

It just goes to show you, it really depends on how each person carries their weight. I don't think it would be physically possible for me to fit into a size 4 unless I was dangerously underweight.
Evelyn--5'2"--age 43

Starting weight: 157 lbs.-- June 23, 2010
Current weight: 149 lbs.
Mini-goal: 136 lbs.-- November 1, 2010
Target weight: 120 lbs.-- February 21, 2011
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Old 10-06-2010, 07:45 AM   #14 (permalink)
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Why not forget about stats - BMI, fat percentage etc etc and just look in the mirror in your underwear and see if you are happy with what you see?
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