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Just past obese

MickeyMickey Posts: 18,030
edited 4:11AM in Off Topic
Just past obese: Down 40+ pounds now and according to Government Charts now not obese at 29.9 BMI…… Now only 30 to drop so not overweight. Not at that weight in 40+ years at jump school.
Something about 29.9 sounds better than 240...
Salado TX Egg Family: 2 Large and a very well used Mini, added a Mini Max (I'm good for now). 

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  • Village IdiotVillage Idiot Posts: 6,953
    Congratulations, Mickey. That's quite an accomplishment !!!!!

    I lost over 50 lbs. a couple of years ago, but sadly, have put it all back on. I've decided that your body wants to weigh a certain weight. You can pig out for a meal, gain a couple of pounds, then in a day or two, you're back to the original weight. But, you can diet for a few days, lose a few pounds, and one meal will put you back to where you were.

    I'm sure you know that to keep it off, you've got to drastically change your eating habits and be happy with your new lifestyle. After a few months, I realized I wasn't willing to fight it everyday.

    I hope you're different. I've seen lots of folks keep it off for years. Good luck !!!!
    __________________________________________

    Dripping Springs, Texas.
    Just west of Austintatious


  • MickeyMickey Posts: 18,030
    Thanks Gary I have to try. Never any luck with it before, but now I am going to make it work.
    Will I see you in Plano?
    Salado TX Egg Family: 2 Large and a very well used Mini, added a Mini Max (I'm good for now). 

  • Village IdiotVillage Idiot Posts: 6,953
    I don't think so. My wife and I are watching our money real close. We're dropping about $150K on a new garage. Ouch !!!

    BTW, I met you at the Texas Eggfest. I didn't remember you looking all that heavy.
    __________________________________________

    Dripping Springs, Texas.
    Just west of Austintatious


  • MickeyMickey Posts: 18,030
    I had dropped about 15 or so by then and I had that big black boot on as I had just broken a foot. Think the boot make me look slimmer.
    Are you adding the garage to your house or a business?
    If your house it is a big um....
    Salado TX Egg Family: 2 Large and a very well used Mini, added a Mini Max (I'm good for now). 

  • Village IdiotVillage Idiot Posts: 6,953
    It's the garage for our house. Our house is fairly modest ... one story, ~ 2,000 sq. ft. The garage will be two story with a kitchen, bath, bedroom/den upstairs (about 700 sq. ft.).

    On the side of the garage, a outdoor kitchen made of stone to put my 2 eggs in. :)
    __________________________________________

    Dripping Springs, Texas.
    Just west of Austintatious


  • vidalia1vidalia1 Posts: 7,091
    Mickey congrats. I am trying to lose weight also...especially after reading an article last week about the new health care bill...here is an excerpt...and it is true

    Last week, the effect of a little-noticed subsection of the 2009 Economic Stimulus Bill was revealed by Health and Human Services (HHS) secretary Kathleen Sebelius. Under section 3001 of the Stimulus Bill (on page 116 of 407), a new HHS Department was created called the Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology (HIT). The Stimulus Bill specifically gives the recently appointed head of this department, Dr. David Blumenthal, the objective of "utilization of an electronic health record for each person in the United States by 2014."



    While the Stimulus Bill requires that the government have access to your Electronic Health Record (EHR) by 2014, it only vaguely defines what the government will do with this information. Herein lies the danger. Vaguely defined power in new laws always leads to broad interpretation of power by the government. One such power that the Stimulus Bill delegates to the new HIT department is to derive "meaningful use" from the EHRs.



    Seeing the opportunity to seize more power for her department, Secretary Sebelius, working with Dr. Blumenthal, released their "Standards and Certification final rule," an expansive 228-page declaration of authority where, on page 61, they expound on their power to monitor every American's body mass index, or BMI -- a measure to estimate healthy body weight


    You can't make this stuff up... ;)
  • MickeyMickey Posts: 18,030
    The CHICKEN, I and 75 or 80 eggers will be there for the grand opening.
    Salado TX Egg Family: 2 Large and a very well used Mini, added a Mini Max (I'm good for now). 

  • MickeyMickey Posts: 18,030
    You are soooo right, you just can't make that stuff up.
    Salado TX Egg Family: 2 Large and a very well used Mini, added a Mini Max (I'm good for now). 

  • Village IdiotVillage Idiot Posts: 6,953
    You bet, buddy.

    You're CERTAINLY invited. I've already mentioned to Pam that we should have a BBQ open house when it's finished. :woohoo:

    BTW, here's my house. The current garage is in the 2nd row of pictures.
    http://willsononline.com/house/
    __________________________________________

    Dripping Springs, Texas.
    Just west of Austintatious


  • MickeyMickey Posts: 18,030
    Nice, the artwork is outstanding.Love the doors/bluebonnets at end of hall.
    Salado TX Egg Family: 2 Large and a very well used Mini, added a Mini Max (I'm good for now). 

  • FidelFidel Posts: 10,172
    Nice wiener dog.
  • MickeyMickey Posts: 18,030
    That is a French Wiener Dog Sir :whistle:
    Salado TX Egg Family: 2 Large and a very well used Mini, added a Mini Max (I'm good for now). 

  • Village IdiotVillage Idiot Posts: 6,953
    French? Ach du lieber ! Since I can't spell Daksun, I call them wiener dogs too. You missed one. There's two in the series of pictures. Minnie and Mickey are their names (sorry Mickey, he wasn't named after you). :laugh:
    __________________________________________

    Dripping Springs, Texas.
    Just west of Austintatious


  • fishlessmanfishlessman Posts: 20,482
    must be nice to have the sink, shower, and thrown all in the same room :laugh: i think i need a new contractor, mine drinks too much :whistle:
  • fishlessmanfishlessman Posts: 20,482
    good job, ive dropped about 7 points on that bmi, hovering around 27 now and holding, dont seem to lose in the summer, hard enough just to maintain it
  • MickeyMickey Posts: 18,030
    Gary do I feel dumb :blink: :laugh:
    Thought he was talking about mine :blush:
    Salado TX Egg Family: 2 Large and a very well used Mini, added a Mini Max (I'm good for now). 

  • MickeyMickey Posts: 18,030
    7 points is good, sounds like he will give you healthcare maybe if you are under 50 years old... :ohmy:
    Salado TX Egg Family: 2 Large and a very well used Mini, added a Mini Max (I'm good for now). 

  • FidelFidel Posts: 10,172
    Mine is named Charlie but we just call her wiener dog. W.D. for short.
  • Spring ChickenSpring Chicken Posts: 10,147
    WOW!!! When you commit to something you actually do it. Cool.

    I'm sure you feel better and Linda is probably liking the new you, especially in your new clothes.

    I didn't set out to lose weight but since my surgery six weeks ago I've lost 22 pounds. I'm eating what I want but I just don't want near as much as before. And some foods totally turn me off. Plus, I used to eat what was on the plate but now I push back as soon as I'm full.

    I've only had three rum 'n cokes and two margaritas in all that time. Probably would be somewhere close to a hundred if not for the surgery.

    Unfortunately, I don't have the same commitment powers as you and my weight will probally come back.

    You da man....

    Spring "4,528 Ounces Of Me In The Flesh" Chicken
    Spring Texas USA
  • MickeyMickey Posts: 18,030
    Thank you very much Mr Chicken.
    22 pounds is not chicken feed ;)
    Salado TX Egg Family: 2 Large and a very well used Mini, added a Mini Max (I'm good for now). 

  • hornhonkhornhonk Posts: 3,841
    Aw, heck, V.I. Plano is free! Just hitchhike to Plano. Mickey will let you stay with him in Frisco!I'll buy your drinks ;)
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