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Who's within striking distance of their goal weight?

I joined to lose those last 10 pounds to get me to my goal weight. They're pounds that I've held onto for the last 3 years and they're as mentally draining as all the other pounds I eventually lost! I got all self-conscious about being here when I read some rants on another thread questioning why someone who only needs to lose a few pounds would come here. So, I'm just wondering who else is out there that 'only' has a few pounds (10-20) to go before reaching their goal weight?

Thu. Jun 7, 7:33am

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I don't know about weight but definately body fat percentage I'd say I would want to drop 3% more so goodluck to me.

Thursday, June 07, 2007, 7:41 AM

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I'm getting pretty close. Over the last year, I've lost a bit over 70 pounds, and now it's less than 20 to go.

Thursday, June 07, 2007, 9:25 AM

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I only have about 10 to go. I know lots of people with that goal.

Thursday, June 07, 2007, 10:07 AM

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When I came here, over 2 years ago, I wanted to drop 5-10 lbs. Now I've dropped about 15, and want to drop about 5 more (though, I'm pretty happy where I am, too.)

I've been in a number of groups titled something like "losing the last 5 lbs," etc. Many people here are close to those goals. It's not a requirement to be extremely overweight, it's a requirement to have something you want to change. My advice would be to look for, or start, a couple groups for people with similar weight loss goals as you; you'll be more able to relate to them, and experiment with similar diet and exercise changes.

Thursday, June 07, 2007, 10:44 AM

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I've lost 73 lbs and i'm still here to kick off those last 5-10 lbs!! No one has any idea what you have been through or are dealing with so just ignore people who question your motives or struggle! They have their own problems!

Thursday, June 07, 2007, 12:48 PM

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