What have YOU lost?

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  1. annaphylactic

    annaphylactic Guess who's back...?

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    I love this... it's brilliant... puts stuff into a bit of 'silly' perspective! Enjoy! Anna x

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    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. annaphylactic

    annaphylactic Guess who's back...?

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    I had lost an elephants penis, but then put on a sperm whale's brain when I came off LL, so I am now down to only losing an average human leg.

    Don't cha know ;)

    A x
     
  4. GetFitGirl

    GetFitGirl Full Member

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    Fascinating, but depressing to know I've got to lose a new born calf, an elephant's penis and a Chihuahua.

    Will be delighted if I lose the Chihuahua this week!

    This is going to be like the Randoms advert isn't it?
     
  5. annaphylactic

    annaphylactic Guess who's back...?

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    Haha, yup - I think so!

    Good luck getting rid of that flea ridden dog this week :) I'm aiming to lose best part of a human head or a newborn baby at the very least - but then, it is my first week.

    Hehe x
     
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    Just think, if we were counting calories we would only lose two guinea pigs on a good week.

    Can't wait till I've lost an average fashion model. Anyone under 10st is obviously a freak of nature.
     
  7. susie-slimmer

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    Wow! I've lost an average 2 year old! I still have to lose a tyre and a cat! LOL
     
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  9. short and dumpy

    short and dumpy We are Flab-ou-Less!

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    awww that is brilliant thank you xxx
    it is always more motivating to have it as something visual or tangible.
    i may have to print it out and stick it to my scales!

    and now my 1lb mister Jim has company! [​IMG]
     
  10. GetFitGirl

    GetFitGirl Full Member

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    OK Short and Dumpy, what is the picture?!
     
  11. annaphylactic

    annaphylactic Guess who's back...?

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    It's a pound of fat!! Rank!

    X
     
  12. short and dumpy

    short and dumpy We are Flab-ou-Less!

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    it is indeed! we call him 1lb Jim on here hehe
    sometimes when the scales fail to show us the love we deserve ;) or when i can't resist the seductive mid week weigh in, and feel sigggh only a pound, i find looking at the Jim helps to remind me and re ground me.

    I also like Photographic Height/Weight Chart

    xxx
     
  13. short and dumpy

    short and dumpy We are Flab-ou-Less!

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    i have lost an average 2 year old, holding an average house cat, that has just eaten an average guinea pig! xx yay!
     
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    Oh my, that is so disgusting. I would have imagined my squidgy bits looked a little more marshmallow-like before seeing that, so that is a great reality check. Let's get rid of it!
     
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    Ooh, I've just looked at the height and weight chart, too. That's really clever.

    I've chosen who I want to be. Only problem is she's 20 years younger than me and 6 inches taller!

    Seriously, having never really been slim before it's good to know what build I might possibly become (genetic limitations taken into account, of course!).
     
  16. short and dumpy

    short and dumpy We are Flab-ou-Less!

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    I prefer it to numbers and bmi calculators.. I am a more visual person hehe.

    I did do a little search through the height and weight chart too hehe and decided, my thighs will NEVER look like some of those lovely ladies in shorts.. but also... my thighs will NEVER AGAIN look like some of the other ladies.

    I like comparing where I am now, where I want to be and from where I have already come.. that helped.. as it is so hard to see the changes in ourselves, as we are the ones staring each day into the mirror, but comparing pictures of people at my start weight to now, does help a little.

    xx
     
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    Dietkitty Rebel without a calorie

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    I've lost an elephants heart with a guinea pig riding on it.
    I still want to lose a housecat, a chihuahua and another guinea pig!
     
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    Elvira Mistress of the Dark

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    I've lost a cinder block but I still have a 2 month old horse to lose :sigh:
     
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