I've lost the weight of a gold brick!

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  1. Red77

    Red77 Full Member

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    (I have completely pinched this from another post I was reading somewhere on this forum but thought it was great to share around and see what everyone has done......)

    1 pound = a Guinea Pig
    1.5 pounds = a dozen Krispy Kreme glazed donuts
    2 pounds = a rack of baby back ribs
    3 pounds = an average human brain
    4 pounds = an ostrich egg
    5 pounds = a Chihuahua
    6 pounds = a human’s skin
    7.5 pounds = an average newborn
    8 pounds = a human head
    10 pounds= chemical additives an American consumes each year
    11 pounds = an average housecat
    12 pounds = a Bald Eagle
    15 pounds = 10 dozen large eggs
    16 pounds = a sperm whale’s brain
    20 pounds = an automobile tire
    23 pounds = amount of pizza an average American eats in a year
    24 pounds = a 3-gallon tub of super premium ice cream
    25 pounds = an average 2 year old
    30 pounds = amount of cheese an average American eats in a year
    33 pounds = a cinder block
    36 pounds = a mid-size microwave
    40 pounds = a 5-gallon bottle of water or an average human leg
    44 pounds = an elephant’s heart
    50 pounds = a small bale of hay
    55 pounds = a 5000 BTU air conditioner
    60 pounds = an elephant’s penis (yep, weights more than his heart!)
    66 pounds = fats and oils an average American eats in a year
    70 pounds = an Irish Setter
    77 pounds = a gold brick
    80 pounds = the World’s Largest Ball of Tape
    90 pounds = a newborn calf
    100 pounds = a 2 month old horse
    111 pounds = red meat an average American eats in a year
    117 pounds = an average fashion model (and she’s 5’11”)
    118 pounds = the complete Encyclopedia Britannica
    120 pounds = amount of trash you throw away in a month
    130 pounds = a newborn giraffe
    138 pounds = potatoes an average American eats in a year
    140 pounds = refined sugar an average American eats in a year
    144 pounds = an average adult woman (and she’s 5’4”)
    150 pounds = the complete Oxford English Dictionary
    187 pounds = an average adult man
    200 pounds = 2 Bloodhounds
    235 pounds = Arnold Schwarzenegger
    300 pounds = an average football lineman
    400 pounds = a Welsh pony
     
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  3. rosie kate

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    ooh a sperm whale's brain... hmm lol.
     
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    An average 2 year old - wow :eek:
     
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    Luv this thanks. So much more interesting than bags of sugar!
     
  6. Red77

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    OMG - if you break down my weight loss - its the same as 3x the average 2 yr old! There is NO way I would be able to carry 3 toddlers around all day, everyday! Scary!
     
  7. Yambabe

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    Scary indeed Red.

    I was at the gyn this morning and my PT (how good does that sound? :D ) had a new piece of equipment for me to use.

    Basically it's a fat suit :eek:, kinda like a tabard top that fastens round the waist with velcro and weighs 21lbs.

    I couldn't believe how much harder a "normal" exercise routine was while wearing it, I was absolutely knackered!

    Sobering to think I've been carrying more than that around with me for the last god-know how many years.........:( but it didn't half cheer me up to think that I'll never have to do it again (except in the gym!)
     
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    Love this -
    I have lost the weight (almost) of a 5 foot 4 woman!!!

    I also like to tell people I have lost half. - Half of me lol!

    xxxx
     
  9. Red77

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    Yam - I had visions of you in this inflatable/weighted Sumo suit trying to do a work out until I re-read your post, lol

    Peony - that loss is incredible!

    Its terrible what we've put our bodies through but heah, thats all in the past now! :)
     
  10. yummy101

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    Peony - 5 lbs to go - how exciting is that!!!
     
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    That is so much more interesting than sugar! Thanks for this!
     
  12. Myr

    Myr Still Motivated

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    Peony, I am absolutely looking forward to being where you are now. Thank you for showing me my future.:winner:

    Love Myr xxx
     
  13. peony

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    Thanks ladies - and you are welcome Myr, the absolute beauty of VLCD's is that they are the key to being who you want to be - only you stand in the way of getting where you want to be - if you stick to the rules, it WILL work! Good luck, look forward to seeing you where you want to be too!
     
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    Peony - WOW. Your before and after photos are just brilliant! You look stunning in the after! That is one massive achievement right there.
     
  15. peony

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    Thanks honey, that is very nice of you to say. I am a bit terrified of starting to eat food next week - I will have to keep the photos nearby to keep me on the straight and narrow!
    xx
     
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    My goodness Peony, what a stunning transformation - am in awe!
    Bren xx
     
  17. Tummy Tamer

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    Peony, you look fab and must feel fantastic, well done you. I feel so happy for you !!! Good inspiration, thanks.
     
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    So the phrase 'spare tyre' is quite fitting for me as I've lost the weight of a tyre!!!
     
  19. peony

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    Ha ha blonde I love it.x
     
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