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View Poll Results: What is Your Weight Status?
Both you and your doctor agree you are overweight 45 49.45%
Your doctor says you are overweight but you think you're fine. 0 0%
You're underweight 7 7.69%
You and your doctor agree your weight is just right 26 28.57%
Other 13 14.29%
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Old 04-01-2008, 12:01 PM   #1
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Weight, Overweight, Underweight

The bane of a foodie's existance. We love to eat. We know the consequences.

Where do you stand? Answer the poll and feel free not to make any comments if you prefer.
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Old 04-01-2008, 12:11 PM   #2
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I'm in the first category.
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Old 04-01-2008, 12:33 PM   #3
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I chose "other" because while I'm in the middle of the normal BMI range, I like it when I weigh about 10 pounds less than I do right now. Don't know what a doc would say but I'm assuming one would say I'm not overweight.
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Old 04-01-2008, 01:33 PM   #4
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I voted for the first category, using my primary care doctor's opinion. She's a skinny little healthfood/excercise nut, so we disagree about how MUCH I'm overweight.

Now, compared with my gynecologist, I look like a TWIG, and she never gets on my case about weight. I like her best.

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Old 04-01-2008, 02:54 PM   #5
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I chose the fourth option - after struggling for a while to get my weight UP to a normal weight, I'm happy at the moment. I've got a thyroid problem - it's a bummer most of the time, but it does have some good points - I don't gain weight easily.
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Old 04-01-2008, 03:41 PM   #6
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I'm with FM, other.
I'm in the normal range for my height and build but another 10-15 lbs less I would still be there and I'd be back to pre- 1st kid weight.
darn kids.
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Old 04-01-2008, 03:41 PM   #7
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I'm a big guy. That has its pros and cons. Cons, chicks are harder to come by, clothes harder to find a good fit.

Pros. I can eat more and drink more.
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Old 04-01-2008, 04:01 PM   #8
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too much weight here... working on that though
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Old 04-01-2008, 04:41 PM   #9
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I voted for the doctor says I'm overweight, but I think I'm fine. My BMI (body mass index) is at the high end of normal. The doctor would tell me to lose 5-10 lbs. to go the low end of my BMI. I go to the gym 3 days a week, ride a bike, walk, and do a good bit of physical labor. I feel great!

I've thought about eating too - we like to cook, we like to eat. Sometimes I'll post about high-calorie meals, sometimes low. Sometimes I wonder ,when I see other posts , how people get by eating high calorie meals day-in and day-out. Maybe I'm just jealous!

Interesting question. Thanks for posing it.
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Old 04-01-2008, 04:42 PM   #10
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I'm probobly at a normal weight (5'9 @ 160#) But I think I need to loose about 5-10. It's all sitting on my belly. 'Darn smoker'
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