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Old 05-16-2012, 11:17 AM   #3441
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I was 168.6 this morning. I'm not sure what my target weight should be. I look pretty skinny as is (6' 0") but my BMI calculates as 22.9. When I look at the normal range for six feet that is in the upper end. But when I correct for age (64) at this site, I find I am in the 17th percentile now. Maybe I should call it quits here. Eating low carb (50-80g/day) I continue to loose but I am eating all I want. Can't decide whether I should continue at this level of carbs and see where my weight settles out or start adding some whole grains into the mix. DW is still trying to lose so I will probably keep at it until I decide I look too darn skinny.
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Old 05-16-2012, 10:23 PM   #3442
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I was 168.6 this morning. I'm not sure what my target weight should be. I look pretty skinny as is (6' 0") but my BMI calculates as 22.9. When I look at the normal range for six feet that is in the upper end. But when I correct for age (64) at this site, I find I am in the 17th percentile now. Maybe I should call it quits here. Eating low carb (50-80g/day) I continue to loose but I am eating all I want. Can't decide whether I should continue at this level of carbs and see where my weight settles out or start adding some whole grains into the mix. DW is still trying to lose so I will probably keep at it until I decide I look too darn skinny.
Six pack yet?
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Old 05-17-2012, 07:01 AM   #3443
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Ha! Flat, but I won't get any invitations to Mr. Universe.
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Old 05-23-2012, 07:01 AM   #3444
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09/21/2011 180.6
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12/02/2011 182.0
01/04/2012 182.0
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167.4 this morning. Down a pound since last week.

High ~3/01/2011 195

3/20/2012 181
3/28/2012 178
4/4/2012 175
4/11/2012 173
4/18/2012 174
4/25/2012 172.5
5/2/2012 170.6
5/9/2012 169.5
5/16/2012 168.4
5/23/2012 167.4

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Old 05-23-2012, 04:30 PM   #3446
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I weighed in this morning . I am still at my target weight so I am happy especially since I just returned from travelling for two weeks .
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Old 06-13-2012, 02:05 PM   #3449
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165.6 this morning. At 165 I start introducing a few more carbs. Maybe a couple of M&M Peanuts.
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Old 06-14-2012, 02:57 PM   #3450
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...had 2nd surgery
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...3rd surgery end of December
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3/21/2012: 123
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4/25/2012: 125
5/3/2012: 122
5/9/2012: 123
5/16/2012: 124
5/23/2012: 124
5/30/2012: 122 (3 yr mark of diet - wahoo!)
6/6 and 6/13/2012: forgot to weigh in


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210 for me, last year this time I was 53 lbs heavier. I am 6'5" so the girls at work say Stop Losing !!

Been running 3 miles 6-7X per week. I run on the boardwalk (wooden) because I still can @ 58 YO.
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Old 06-16-2012, 12:20 PM   #3452
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I'm attempting to gain weight again. Haven't been successful the last couple tries. I don't want to look thru 173 pages to find my last post so i'll just start new. 32 y/o male 6'6"

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6/13/2012: 159.0 lbs 8.0% body fat
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Old 06-16-2012, 12:33 PM   #3453
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184 June 16 - I can't believe I haven't posted to this thread since April. I actually got down to 180 in early June, but my recent back muscle problem prevented me from doing my usual activities. No problem, I'll be back in the saddle again by next week.

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Old 06-20-2012, 07:14 AM   #3454
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12/02/2011 182.0
01/04/2012 182.0
02/08/2012 181.8
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05/23/2012 183.4
06/20/2012 184.2 I'm blaming the gain on weight training

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164.8 this morning. I am starting to add a few more carbs here and there. I do not want to blow by 160.
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Old 06-20-2012, 07:33 AM   #3456
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6/20/2012: 160.0 lbs 8.5% body fat
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Old 06-20-2012, 07:46 AM   #3457
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7/27/2011: 125
.... out of commission! 1st surgery
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...had 2nd surgery
11/30/2011: 125
...3rd surgery end of December
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3/21/2012: 123
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4/25/2012: 125
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5/30/2012: 122 (3 yr mark of diet - wahoo!)
6/6 and 6/13/2012: forgot to weigh in
6/20/2012: 124


Highest was 139# (2007)
5'4" Target range 116 - 121#
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Old 06-20-2012, 08:34 AM   #3458
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I weighed in this morning and I am still maintaining my goal weight . I have cut way down on my portion sizes and I think that is the key for me .
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Read "Losing Mum and Pup," by Christoper Buckley if you want some real insight into WFB...it's really heartbreaking.
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