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View Poll Results: Would you like to gain weight loos weight or stay the same?
I'm a guy that is too thin 4 4.35%
I'm a guy that is just right 28 30.43%
I'm a guy that is too heavy 28 30.43%
I'm a girl that is too thin 0 0%
I'm a girl that is just right 8 8.70%
I'm a girl that is too heavy 24 26.09%
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Old 08-01-2008, 04:43 PM   #21
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6 foot - 180 and second year off the cig.'s. (was 165, 1 pack a day).

I have this adorable pot belly! Poster old phart for the 'before' part of the flat ab sales pitches on the cable channels.

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I would like to lose ten pounds or grow two inches !
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I would like to lose ten pounds or grow two inches !

"My weight is perfect for my height, which varies."
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Old 08-01-2008, 05:25 PM   #24
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I'm 6'6" and 155lbs. I guess that would qualify as underweight. However, i'd take underweight over overweight any time.
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Old 08-01-2008, 09:17 PM   #25
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I'm 6'6" and 155lbs. I guess that would qualify as underweight. However, i'd take underweight over overweight any time.
Underweight naw more like on the border between skinny and starving.

Anyway I've got 20 lbs you can have, no charge (heck I'll even throw in a couple of pounds of muscle). it would do us both good me more than you probably.
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Old 08-01-2008, 09:41 PM   #26
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I think the weight is just about right, now I can focus on converting more fat to more muscle...
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Up till last year I would have voted to stay the same. I packed on 20 pounds in one year (menopause)! I am now hell bent on losing it. I think I've dropped about 7 pounds by bicycling to work (1/2 hour each way) and hiking on weekends.
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This happened to me. With retiring, counting calories/carbs/fiber/fat/protein/sodium and working out in some form 6 days a week, I was able to take it off. Now I'm happy with my weight. It took about 6 months. I feel much better. I think it was all those restaurant lunches+menopause.
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Old 08-02-2008, 02:32 PM   #28
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I'm exactly twice what my wife is. She's such a delicate flower.
Ah hah. In another thread, I envy your ability to eat so much. Now I know. Cut out the bacon, will ya?

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Old 08-02-2008, 02:52 PM   #29
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Its not as bad as it sounds. I'm more than a foot taller than she is.
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I thought you meant you were two women...
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Nah, if I had four boobs I'd never leave the house.

Sounds like it might be time to make another joke about all y'all being boobs...
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An udderly fascinating idea...
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Old 08-04-2008, 02:12 AM   #33
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I should figure out the most revolting person to be the same height as. You never hear someone say they are the same height as Charles Manson...it's always Julia Roberts or brad pitt.

After hearing the crows southern harmony and musical companion I was a fan.

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You are the perfect height and weight for a guy. I'm not sure if you have a wife or girlfriend but if you do I bet she is beautiful and if you don't you could easily get one. Some of my buddies were around that height an weight and they got exotic dancers and other scalding hot girls constantly.

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I need one of those shirts!

6-6 and 155

You should be in the Olympics!! I bet you could swim or do something athletic really good.

And you know what until I read this thread I thought I was one of about 5 guys in this country under 200 pounds. It seems everyone is that way where I live.

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I can't really answer the pool because while I would like to slim down, I am technically just right. So I would like to lose a little, but I am not considered overweight.
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My BMI is 22.5 - I'd say that's about right.
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6'4" and 175 - could do with another 10# or so if it didn't contribute to the snake swallowed a basketball profile. Always thin - back when i joined the Navy they put me in the MedRep group - medically repairable. The "repair" was to not issue uniforms or skivvies till i either A: gained a bunch of weight, or 2: said "i feel good and frisky - lets play boot camp"! Tired of hand washing my socks and delicates real fast and decided i was as good as i got. Slow on the uptake me - option C might have been to choose to be unrepairable - though the Army might have taken someone the Navy didn't want - dunno. Tommy Lee and i have much in common - our sterling personalities - one BIG difference - his ink.
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This happened to me. With retiring, counting calories/carbs/fiber/fat/protein/sodium and working out in some form 6 days a week, I was able to take it off. Now I'm happy with my weight. It took about 6 months. I feel much better. I think it was all those restaurant lunches+menopause.
Thanks for the encouragement! I think if I just quit drinking beer and continue exercising I'll be there. I don't tend to over eat, but I do drink too much beer. So, I've cheated a couple of times but for the most part I've given it up.

Oh, and with the exercise I feel so much better mentally. I'm happier than I've been in a long time. I think it helps that we moved into the city and got out of our rut. I was ready for a change.

Life is good, even with my extended belly.
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