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I just joined PeerTrainer about a week ago and am enjoying it so far! My question/thoughts are on this:
Almost 3 years ago I weighed close to 170 lbs. I'm 5" 8". I lost close to 35 lbs. in about 6 months and have kept it off since then, working out in spurts, not real regularly. This past September I really started working out again and am now kind of obssessed with getting firm and toned. I like the way I look, but now I think how really fat and flabby I was....and now I see some flab and I really, really want to get rid of it. Is this normal? I just still really see some saddlebags and floppy upper arms where I lost weight. I kind of think it's a good way to feel, because it's really keeping me focused on eating healthy and working out.

Fri. Nov 16, 7:51pm

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A little obsession is good, too much is bad. It's hard for someone else who doesn't see a lot of you to judge where you are between those extremes. If your feelings don't affect other people and doesn't cause bad changes in your overall life - then it's not a problem. But if for example you never talk to your family because you're too busy working out, or you bring up diet and exercise frequently in conversations with people, that would be too much.

Saturday, November 17, 2007, 10:26 PM

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