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According to this chart, I'm right where I should be. However, it also says I could be up to 20 pounds lighter and still be considered healthy? At my height, that would definitely NOT be in good health. For the first time, I'm ditching the scale and focusing on living well in order to feel well. Healthy lifestyles naturally result in a healthy physique.
This statement is so true. And the article attached to it is true too -- if the health issues associated with obesity aren't enough to scare you into a healthy lifestyle, then I don't know what is. Don't make wanting to 'look better' be the main motivation for trimming down -- make 'being healthy' the primary motivation. The 'look better' part will come naturally as a result. ;-)