Post # 1
I’ve been working out and eating healthier trying to look better for the big day and I lost some weight. People are telling me I can stop now, I am fine the way I am but I am not healthy just yet. Based on these pictures how much do you think I lost and how much should I still lose?
I am 5’9 and 29
Post # 3
Trying to guess a number is hard because muscle weighs more than fat, but I do think you look good and could probably stop.
Post # 4
I’d say 30ish kilos? Not sure what that is in pounds…. U look amazing thou and should be so proud.
Post # 6
You can definitely see that you have lost weight. But your legs are looking quite toned from what I can see.
My own personal story – when I first started gym everyone was telling me how skinny I looked. Funny thing was I had put on 8kgs. But I know for a fact the I had lost some inches and my legs and upper arms were getting all hard and defined.
Did you take measurements? Do a body fat percentage test?
Post # 7
- Wedding: August 2008 - Toronto, ON
Just a rough estimate but I would say around 40 lbs? Looking great, keep it up! I also lost a lot of weight before I got married and 5 years later even dropped 10 lbs without even trying!
Post # 8
@Aelie: 40 pounds ish? Whatever the number you look great! However, that doesn’t mean you should stop excercising and eating healthy.
Post # 10
you look great! I wish it was this apparent when I lose weight, but it isn’t really. I lost 40 pounds once and wore the exact same clothes as before, lol.
Post # 11
Love the modcloth dress by the way!
Post # 12
I’d say you’ve lost about 25-30 lbs. You look great, well done! You could get away with another 10lbs or so I think, hard to tell. Do what makes you happy once your sticking in a healthy weight bracket.
Post # 13
thank you everyone for your guesses! I lost 40 lbs or 18kg! I am surprised you actually guessed it right so that means I really look like I lost that much because I really don’t feel that way.
I am 200lbs right now and I think I should be 160ish based on BMI. I am absolutely not stopping as I still feel pretty fat.
@ms_protea: I did take measurements and lost about 16inches total ( 7 inches around my waist which makes me super happy)
@tiredanonabee2: I LOVE modcloth, have several dresses from them 🙂
Post # 14
nice work! My guess was 50lbs
Post # 15
My guess was going to be 35 before I saw the update! Nice work!
It’s hard to suggest to someone how much weight they should lose. I prefer a “more fit than skinny” look and a lot of girls are comfortable being heavier/softer than what I wish for myself. I’m 5’1-2, so I would want to be around 110-115lbs and people think I’m nuts when I say that because it sounds so small, but they’re all also taller than me so it’s hard to judge. I also am not REALLY aiming for a weight, but a look. If I weigh 120 but I have the look I want, then great, I’d stop right there.
Bottom line: don’t concentrate so much on the numbers, worry more about the way you look and feel.
Post # 16
@Aelie: When you say you “aren’t healthy yet”, what do you mean by that? I think you look fantastic.