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I am celebrating breaking my stall and moving from Morbidly Obese to Severely Obese today! BMI started at 49.4 and I am down to 39.8!!! I am having a very happy start to my day. :)

HW: 308

Starting Weight: 297

Surgery Weight: 270

CW: 239

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7 minutes ago, SleeveinIL said:

having a very happy start to my day. :)

@SleeveinIL

that is wonderful! isn't it funny how being severely obese

is a great feeling. step by step - day to day you are doing great

keep up the good work

kathy

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Hooray! Another 10 pounds and I will be joining you in this illustrious category!

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1 minute ago, YeahOkay31 said:

Hooray! Another 10 pounds and I will be joining you in this illustrious category!

Plenty of room on this bench for you to join me! You are doing great.

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5 minutes ago, proudgrammy said:

@SleeveinIL

that is wonderful! isn't it funny how being severely obese

is a great feeling. step by step - day to day you are doing great

keep up the good work

kathy

You are so right, I am very happy. I also just noticed I am under 100 lbs to my goal weight. Good day for me.

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I also just dropped to that today!!! 39.5 for the first time in 7 years 😊

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Congratulations. It is weird that the smallest changes make us the happiest. You appreciate these little moments because you work hard to get down to each level.

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That is awesome! continue with all the good work.

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2 hours ago, SleeveinIL said:

I am celebrating breaking my stall and moving from Morbidly Obese to Severely Obese today! BMI started at 49.4 and I am down to 39.8!!! I am having a very happy start to my day. :)

HW: 308

Starting Weight: 297

Surgery Weight: 270

CW: 239

keep up the great work and in no time you will be just overweight.

as someone pointed out to me recently this is the one place that being overweight is cause for celebration.

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Where are you all seeing this BMI chart with these extra categories? BMI 38.6 here.

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38 minutes ago, Matt Z said:

Where are you all seeing this BMI chart with these extra categories? BMI 38.6 here.

  • Any BMI ≥ 35 or 40 is severe obesity
  • A BMI of ≥ 35 or 40–44.9 or 49.9 is morbid obesity
  • A BMI of ≥ 45 or 50 is super obese

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I tried to find the chart too although I am shocked I'm even on it. 😱

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15 hours ago, YeahOkay31 said:
  • Any BMI ≥ 35 or 40 is severe obesity
  • A BMI of ≥ 35 or 40–44.9 or 49.9 is morbid obesity
  • A BMI of ≥ 45 or 50 is super obese

I've never seen or heard of those extra subcategories within Obese, found this chart, only charts I've seen previously were only labeled Under, Normal, Over and Obese.

Category BMI (kg/m2) BMI Prime
from to from to
Very severely underweight 15 0.60
Severely underweight 15 16 0.60 0.64
Underweight 16 18.5 0.64 0.74
Normal (healthy weight) 18.5 25 0.74 1.0
Overweight 25 30 1.0 1.2
Obese Class I (Moderately obese) 30 35 1.2 1.4
Obese Class II (Severely obese) 35 40 1.4 1.6
Obese Class III (Very severely obese) 40 45 1.6 1.8
Obese Class IV (Morbidly Obese) 45 50 1.8 2
Obese Class V (Super Obese) 50 60 2 2.4
Obese Class VI (Hyper Obese) 60 2.4

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21 hours ago, SleeveinIL said:

I am celebrating breaking my stall and moving from Morbidly Obese to Severely Obese today! BMI started at 49.4 and I am down to 39.8!!! I am having a very happy start to my day. :)

HW: 308

Starting Weight: 297

Surgery Weight: 270

CW: 239

Congrats! Keep up the good work

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