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Finally crossed into normal BMI-Land.

WynterbourneWynterbourne Posts: 1,812Member Member Posts: 1,812Member Member
I don't have any pictures to share yet, but just felt the need to share, with people who understand, that as of this morning, I officially have a BMI that is in the healthy "normal" range. I'm down 133 lbs from July of 2015. Still want to lose about 8 to 13 more "vanity" pounds, but this just feels a little surreal. Now I just gotta find a hair salon for my mini-goal reward. LOL. Haven't been in one in over twenty years.

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  • Debmal77Debmal77 Posts: 4,491Member Member Posts: 4,491Member Member
    Well done. I can't wait to see pictures. You are an MFP Rock Star!! ;)
  • debisjazzdebisjazz Posts: 92Member Member Posts: 92Member Member
    Congratulations!!
  • pennygm72pennygm72 Posts: 188Member Member Posts: 188Member Member
    Wow, well done, I'm 7 lbs off healthy BMI myself, thanks for the motivation to keep going!
  • tennetubbietennetubbie Posts: 307Member Member Posts: 307Member Member
    I don't have any pictures to share yet, but just felt the need to share, with people who understand, that as of this morning, I officially have a BMI that is in the healthy "normal" range. I'm down 133 lbs from July of 2015. Still want to lose about 8 to 13 more "vanity" pounds, but this just feels a little surreal. Now I just gotta find a hair salon for my mini-goal reward. LOL. Haven't been in one in over twenty years.
    CONGRATULATIONS I have 50 more to go to get to my normal---75 done---nice to see someone making it! GOOD ON YOU!!!!!

  • TonyB0588TonyB0588 Posts: 1,332Member Member Posts: 1,332Member Member
    @Wynterbourne Congratulations on your weight loss and BMI achievement. Just keep on doing whatever you're doing.
  • jpoehls9025jpoehls9025 Posts: 430Member Member Posts: 430Member Member
    Congrats OP thats a huge first step.
  • RuNaRoUnDaFiEldRuNaRoUnDaFiEld Posts: 4,480Member Member Posts: 4,480Member Member
    Congratulations, I like reading the support you give others as well :)
  • maureentedmaureented Posts: 54Member Member Posts: 54Member Member
    Congratulations!
  • IdLikeToLoseItLoseItIdLikeToLoseItLoseIt Posts: 471Member Member Posts: 471Member Member
    Talk about a well earned trip to the salon! Great work and congrats on the normal BMI milestone.
  • momofamadhousemomofamadhouse Posts: 192Member Member Posts: 192Member Member
    That's amazing! Congratulations! I'm almost there with you. 110 down, 12 to go to be in normal range. It's a little mind blowing to think about. Maybe it's the sleep deprivation talking but I wonder if it's like meeting your body for the first time.
  • rdupuy1142rdupuy1142 Posts: 9Member Member Posts: 9Member Member
    Congratulations! I crossed into normal BMI a couple months ago and for competitive cycling reasons that is not enough for me, but nevertheless, I stopped worrying about it, and that was a nice lifestyle change. I am now down another 12 lbs and my wife asked me to start eating more. Lol....how funny is that. No chance of course...The normal BMI range is vast...I could lose another 20 lbs and still be "normal"... basically the weight I need to be is whatever makes me the fastest, lol...ok...too much sharing. You did great. I don't know about vanity, in my humble opinion, it is no more vain to be at the low end or at the high end.
  • MyLovesMyLifeMyLovesMyLife Posts: 339Member Member Posts: 339Member Member
    Congrats thats awesome you definitely deserve to treat yourself
  • WynterbourneWynterbourne Posts: 1,812Member Member Posts: 1,812Member Member
    Thanks guys. Now if I can just stop embarrassing myself by getting all teary-eyed walking around a "normal" clothing store knowing I don't have to worry that they won't have my size.
  • youdoyou2016youdoyou2016 Posts: 381Member Member Posts: 381Member Member
    Thanks guys. Now if I can just stop embarrassing myself by getting all teary-eyed walking around a "normal" clothing store knowing I don't have to worry that they won't have my size.

    Let yourself be teary eyed. It's a big deal, a huge accomplishment. Go you!
  • OY74NmFGBLOY74NmFGBL Posts: 198Member Member Posts: 198Member Member
    Congratulations on reaching a normal BMI. I remember how estatic I was when I reached the normal BMI zone a couple months ago. I couldn't believe it either. I still can't believe my BMI when I see it. Great place to be. Keep it up!! Job well done
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