5'1"-5'4" whats your weight goal?

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  1. imgoingtodisney

    imgoingtodisney Goal! going on this cruise 37lbs less and I will e

    Apr 28, 2001
    Im 5'2.5" - doc said to get to 130
    What are you guys striving for?
  2. eva

    eva Often uses her unique ability to close threads.

    Aug 20, 1999
    I like your doctor. I am 5'4.5" and my doctor told me that I need to be between 125 and 130. He is definitely a health fanatic! He runs everyday and is a vegetarian. Since I am at 149 I have at least 19 pound to lose. But at the rate that I am going, it will take me a year to get there!
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  4. jimmytammy

    jimmytammy <font color=purple>Swivel, it's a hard habit to br

    May 27, 2002
    I am 5'4" and when I got ready to set my goal weight with WW leader, I set it on the high end of what they suggested and that was 140. I am hoping to eventually go lower than that.

    I have a dr. appt in a week and I am going to ask him what he recommends.

    Also, don't worry about how long it takes you to lose the weight, what matters is if you keep it off. If you lose it fast and within a few months it's back, that's done you no good. I am losing very slowly, but have to remember that it's not just a diet and losing weight, but a lifestyle change that I want to be able to live with forever.
  5. wdwnutze

    wdwnutze <font color=blue>Remembers "Gee Your Hair Smells T

    Mar 20, 2001
    I'm also 5'4" and would like to get to 140 BUT I have been 150 before and was able to fit into size 8-10 and felt very comfortable at that weight. I haven't set a goal weight for myself because I plan to just get to a size I feel comfortable with. For me, it's more about they way clothes fit and look on me and not so much the numbers.
  6. lmhall2000

    lmhall2000 May the road rise to meet you....May God hold you

    Aug 11, 2002
    I'm a bit taller but I was always told that if you're 5'0 figure 100 pounds- add 5 pounds for every inch you are over that.


    Now that you've got that figure- they say it's reasonable/healthy for someone to be 10% over this figure- so if you're 5'2 add 11 pounds to get 121- that would give you a good range. I'm almost 5'8 so I shoot for 140 but if I'm between 140 and 154 I'm feeling good.

    Here's a toast to us all getting within range!!
  7. karebear1

    karebear1 <font color=purple>BL II - Purple Team<br><font co

    Mar 12, 2001
    Funny how weighing a lot can put things into a different perspective! I would die if I could weigh 200 lbs. I'd just be so happy! But, I think my ultimate goal will be under 150. I really don't have my eye set on a definite number. Just what I feel really good at.
  8. lisajl

    lisajl Percival

    Sep 7, 2002
    I am currently 163 lbs. Way to large for my frame. I am 5.4 1/2 also.
    I want to weigh 130. Before children I weighed 110. That is way too small in my opinion. My inlaws always thought I was anorexic.

    Hopefully, I can get my eating under control and keep my thyroid in check. That way I will be able to lose the weight.

    Good luck to all of us!

  9. Lynn CC

    Lynn CC <font color=blue>DIS Veteran who is a veteran DISe

    Aug 25, 1999
    I'm 5'4".5 (small boned) and I should be between 115-120. I'm 131 now. I hope to reach my goal by the end of the summer.
  10. addicted_to_WDW

    addicted_to_WDW <font color="darkorchid">He's a teenaged skate rat

    Feb 11, 2001
    I'm 5'6". When I was in the military I weighed 140 and looked and felt great. Like karebear1, I'll probably cry from joy once I reach 199, but ultimately I'd like to weigh between 140-150.
  11. nativetxn

    nativetxn <font color=teal>Moderator<br><font color=red>Hono

    Feb 15, 2000
    I'm about your height, Barb. 125 was a good weight for me in my youth. I imagine I will aim for 130 now, though.
  12. DVC Daisy

    DVC Daisy DIS Veteran

    Jan 4, 2002
    I am 5' 2" and from past experience 121 is perfect! No way would 110 look good and I would have big time problems finding clothes. So 121 is my goal. :D

    I cannot wait!
  13. tiggerlover

    tiggerlover <font color=33CC99>Still waiting for "the talk"<br

    Jan 29, 2000
    It is funny, I have been looking up my weight range on various Internet sites and in various publications that I have and it amazes me how different the weight ranges are. I am 5'5" tall and have a large frame, one place says a good range for me is 137-155, another says 120-144, and yet another says 112-150, so I guess my question is who do I believe???

    Based on my previous weights, I look really, really good at 135, which on my large frame is a nice size 10-12. I am striving for 155 and if I reach that weight and I am not comfortable with myself then I will proceed downward, if not I will maintain 155. I have lost 36# to date and have 27 more to go until my pesonal goal.
  14. rbuzzotta

    rbuzzotta <font color=FF00CC>OKW until 2042<br><font color=t

    Sep 19, 2000
    I am 5'4" (medium frame) and weigh about 139 (last check at doctors last week). My ultimate goal is 122. This is where I feel good!! I would love to be there for my July WDW trip but will be very happy with 130 if not at my ultimate goal......
  15. KarenNY

    KarenNY <font color=darkorchid>Chat Host<br><font color=gr

    Aug 15, 1999
    I'm 5'0". I'll be happy to reach 125. I've got 16 more pounds to go and want to reach it by Dec.
  16. TCKK

    TCKK DIS Veteran

    Mar 5, 2003
    I'm 5'4.5" and currently my goal is 150. That is top end for WW (height rounded up to 5'5") where I can become a lifetime member. I want to get there first & then I'll decide if I want to lose more.
  17. LuvTigger

    LuvTigger <font color=deeppink>Just wanted to add that I'm a

    Jul 3, 2000
    IGTD, we are exactly the same height! (medium frame) I am striving for 125-130, BUT, at one time, I was 140, and looking back, that was a good weight for me. I actually was heavier than I looked. I once went to the doctor and when the nurse weighed me, she couldn't believe it...she said I looked more like I was 125, must be heavy bones or something!
  18. Harley Chick

    Harley Chick Guest

    I'm 5'3" and want to be 124 pounds. I've got 3 pounds to go.
  19. dizneenut

    dizneenut PINK is my signature color

    Nov 9, 2000
    I'm 5'2" and my goal is 120, maybe 115.
  20. MomE@Home

    MomE@Home Mouseketeer

    Apr 2, 2003
    I look & feel my best at around 110-115 lbs. (I'm 5' 3''). When I first met my DH I was 102 lbs. and a size 4 now 16 years and three children later I'm at 143 lbs. and a size 14/16. I just started the Atkins diet again after falling off the wagon in Feb. of this year. I had lost 16 lbs. but regained 10 back. This time I'm sticking with it ! I feel so much better when I'm on Atkins !
  21. nativetxn

    nativetxn <font color=teal>Moderator<br><font color=red>Hono

    Feb 15, 2000
    <b>MomE@Home</b> Will you be joining us here on WISH? I sure hope so. There are lots of Atkins followers here and the support group is just a wonderful help.

    If you decide you would like to take the WISH challenge just post to the challenge thread which is right <b>HERE</b>

    I hope you <i>do</i> decide to join us. WISH is just a <b>magical</b> place. I think you would like it here.


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