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I'm 5'9 and 130 lbs and people are telling me I look bony...well my mom and stepdad. when i look at myself, i really don't see 'bony' at all, espessially in the stomach area. girls are just skinnier now-a-days and I don't think my parents realize that. But anytime I ask someone about my weight, they say I don't need to loose anymore, while i still think i could loose 5 pounds!!!!! Am i missing something here?

Fri. Mar 21, 4:04pm

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You have got to look bony at that height and weight. Please seek advise from a dietician.

Friday, March 21, 2008, 4:12 PM

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I swear I really don't look anorexic!!!!

Friday, March 21, 2008, 4:17 PM

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I don't know about bony but it doesn't sound like you need to lose weight. I'm 5' 7.75" I currently weight 145, my weight fluctuates between 140-145. I've gotten as low at 138 and can't get lower than that. At 138 I'm a size 2. With your extra inch of height and 10 less pounds you would be much smaller than me. If you carry a lot of weight in one area like your hips or waist, you may want to consider lipo to shape your body to a better proportion so that your look better portrays your weight, but at 5'9 130 there is no way you need to lose more weight.

Friday, March 21, 2008, 4:26 PM

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Sure Lara Flynn Boyle is cute, but most guys do not want someone that is 5'9" and 125 lbs. I think you are fine. A little curve is good. Just ask your doctor.

-a guy

Friday, March 21, 2008, 5:46 PM

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Not that you are, but anorexics don't think they look anorexic either.



Friday, March 21, 2008, 6:48 PM

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