5'8-5'11 women before/after pics?

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  • Rodderick89
    Rodderick89 Posts: 205 Member
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    All very inspiring - I'm back at the start of my journey (again). Started at 219lbs, currently 206lbs, goal weight of 168lbs and then I'll reassess depending on how my clothes fit! 13lbs down... 38lbs left to go!
  • DonnaDTW
    DonnaDTW Posts: 75 Member
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    Love seeing all the progress pics....so motivational! Really makes me want to buckle down and get serious.
  • FortWildernessLoopy
    FortWildernessLoopy Posts: 62 Member
    edited November 2014
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    I'm 5'10" and at my heaviest (in March), I was 350+ lbs (not real sure, sometimes you just don't want to know). I lost a little bit before I started tracking at 345. I've lost 100lbs so far but still have 70 to go so these will be as close as I can get to Before and during, lol. I hate, HATE having my picture taken so I still duck behind the hubby, but it should give you an idea. I have always had a very large chest, I'm overall hour-glass, large frame and my whole family is known as 'strapping', lol. Oh yeah, and I never used to carry belly weight but I had a few tumors and a few surgeries so now I look about 6 months pregnant though I'm definitely working on the belly!
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  • tallmama3
    tallmama3 Posts: 22 Member
    edited November 2014
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    85lbs lost so far

    start weight: 269.5
    current weight: 184.4
    clothing size 22/24 at start
    current size 12, can fit a 10 but it's tight, or size large (red dress is Old Navy large)

    age:42
    Height: 5'10.5"
    Goal: somewhere in the 60's I think.. but will be equally happy to hit the 70's

    Started Jan 1, 2014 (cream sweater pic is Christmas 2013)
    currently running 25-30KM/ week, weights 4x week, eating 1300-2000 cals, aim for 1500 but if I am hungry I eat!

    love this thread! Great job to all those! Where ever you are in your journey!!!
  • coueswhitetail
    coueswhitetail Posts: 309 Member
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    Wow! thanks to those sharing pics, it's inspiring!
  • VeryKatie
    VeryKatie Posts: 5,953 Member
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    UpEarly wrote: »
    Jen... you've already seen my before/after shot, but I'll share it again for others participating in this thread.

    I'm just a hair under 5'9" and currently weigh 136 lbs. I suppose I have a mixed frame - my shoulders, pelvis and ribcage are all spacious and would lead you to believe that I have a large frame. But my ankles, elbows and wrists are all quite delicate/tiny and fit within the measurements of a small frame. So, who knows...

    In the 'after' photo below, I weighed about nine more pounds than I do now.

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    I know this isn't the point but oh my gosh your hair in the first photo - I want it! It's soooo nice!
  • Alidecker
    Alidecker Posts: 1,262 Member
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    I am 5'10" and in these picture have lost 120....starting weight 320, just under 200 in the second one.
  • SanDiegoAli
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    Thank you all so much for the inspiration! I'm almost 5' 11" so I'm happy to see where I hope to be next year. :)
  • dashdiet2013
    dashdiet2013 Posts: 14 Member
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    Thank you all! I am 5'10" and coming back today after a 3 month relapse. This thread is my favorite! Congratulations to all on their amazing success and good luck to those of us striving for our goals.
  • ShrinkinMel
    ShrinkinMel Posts: 982 Member
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    tbskipp wrote: »
    I will lurk about as well. 5'10 here. Did you know that only 5% of the female u.s. population is 5 ft 8 inches or taller. :D

    Interesting! I am 5'8", and have 2 friends that are the same! My goal weight is 160. It seems like it's going to take forever to get there! But, i am 40, so it's a lot harder for me. :grumble:
    Always looking for similar friends!


    Same here most of close friends are or have been 5'8" or higher. Wonder where this info came from.

  • katherine_startrek_fan
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    Bump! Favorite thread.
  • sherbear702
    sherbear702 Posts: 649 Member
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    Wow, you are all so inspirational. I'm 5"10.5 and currently weight 213. I had a baby a year ago and am still struggling to lose the pounds I gained with him. I'd like to lose 30 lbs total. I figured that would be a good place for me to be at. Seeing all your before and after pictures makes me remember when I lost all the weight from my first baby. I can't wait to be thin again!
  • bregrig
    bregrig Posts: 154 Member
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    bump
  • squeakybuttcheeks
    squeakybuttcheeks Posts: 54 Member
    edited December 2014
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    I am a work in progress still but my profile pic is highest and current face change :)

    5'9. HW 215ish CW 148

    Story is in my bio.
  • Miss_dannii
    Miss_dannii Posts: 1,351 Member
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  • 7elizamae
    7elizamae Posts: 758 Member
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    jbot30 wrote: »
    Surely if bones were all the same size, we'd all be the same height? Why do i have great big man hands and my twin sister (only 2in shorter than me) has tiny hands even though we're the same size? I don't get it.

    Bones are not all identical sizes. There are different sized skulls, ribcages, femurs, hipbones, etc. Clearly, a tall man has larger/longer bones than a short man.
  • jbot30
    jbot30 Posts: 15 Member
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    7elizamae wrote: »
    jbot30 wrote: »
    Surely if bones were all the same size, we'd all be the same height? Why do i have great big man hands and my twin sister (only 2in shorter than me) has tiny hands even though we're the same size? I don't get it.

    Bones are not all identical sizes. There are different sized skulls, ribcages, femurs, hipbones, etc. Clearly, a tall man has larger/longer bones than a short man.

    Exactly!
  • Rho_Ro
    Rho_Ro Posts: 201 Member
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  • ClintSeeber
    ClintSeeber Posts: 115 Member
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    ceceliaf wrote: »
    5'11.5
    highest weight: 185
    lowest weight: 158
    current weight: 167 :(
    goal weight: 150

    i struggled with an undiagnosed gluten intolerance until i was 20, and as many of you want to say gluten is hooey, it changed my life. my entire body shape changed, my mood, my energy. with the help of living GF and dieting, i was able to get down to 158, my lowest weight since high school.... unfortunately i lost track of my goals, didn't see how much weight i was putting on, went through a rough break up, drank too much.... lost my job and became less active..... now i'm here. i go to mexico in 5 weeks and my boyfriend is coming with. mildly terrified. it's been 3 months now where i've been uncomfortable with my size, but been able to hide it. kicking it into high gear for the next few weeks.

    around 185
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    mid weight loss around 170
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    lowest weight at 158
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    currently at 165-167ish
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    Great job, and great tall awesomeness.
  • ClintSeeber
    ClintSeeber Posts: 115 Member
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    In for hot, tall chicks. Y'all look amazing! Keep it up!

    Me too. Though I am short, and my biggest all-time crush is barely five feet tall, I admire tall women, especially if they are 5'8"+. I like it when formally heavy tall women get in shape and start looking attractive and start actually looking their height. Therefore, I try to encourage them, and I like to bump threads like this one and keep them going.

    I'm really not trying to be a Debbie Downer or put a wholly negative spin on a post I *can* tell is well-intended - but heavy, tall women can and are still attractive even when they're heavy and tall. More attractive is a better way of phrasing it (and, in your opinion).

    I agree we begin to look taller when we lose weight, but I think that's because of improved posture through weight loss and exercise. :) Thanks for the encouragement though!

    Ah, no!
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