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I'm Thrilled to be OVERWEIGHT!

Tuesday, August 30, 2011

Ok, that looks strange when I see it in writing. But it's true.

I'm talking Body Mass Index (BMI) here and when I hit my highest weight ever, at 5' 5" and 259 pounds I was considered Morbidly Obese.

I started losing the weight, and at 240 pounds I was in the Obesity - Class 2 range.

A few months later, at 210 pounds I made it to the Obesity - Class 1 range.

And, finally, this week at 176 pounds, I'm "only" Overweight!

I am 31 pounds away from my goal weight of 145 and when I reach that I will be in the Normal range for the first time in many, many years.

Today, I celebrate and focus on my victories and not the thousands of little battles I fought to get me to this point. After all, I've earned it and I couldn't be more proud of myself!
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