Do I need to lose weight or not?

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Aug 1, 2013 9:50am
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I am 165-ish centimetres and weigh 60 kilograms...so thats about 5 foot 5 and 130 pounds and Im 25 years old. I am pretty comfortable with my body - I had a baby just 6 1/2 months ago - but I don't know what you fitness kids think? I think BMI is bogus because it doesnt take into account muscle mass. So what does everyone think? Whats a sexy weight for a 5 foot 5 girl?

07 Aug
What does your other half think? That's what matters. :-)
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Aug 1, 2013 3:44pm
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Generally, if the middle digit of height measurement is the same as the first digit in weight, you're looking good.

Simple, but easy.
01 Aug
In centimetres that is :)
01 Aug
Oh, and kilos
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Aug 1, 2013 3:59pm
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You look beautiful to me lol so ill say no

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Aug 5, 2013 5:10am
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No you don't need to lose weight, you sound like you are at a good place weight wise to me. It's nice to see someone who isnt obsessed with trying to lose weight after having a baby and congratulations by the way 
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Aug 5, 2013 6:12am
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Bmi is good for measuring trends in a large population (for instance when the average bmi of the us goes up it tells us ee continue to get fatter as a nation), but bmi is horrible on an individual level because everyone's body type is not standard.

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Aug 5, 2013 9:11am
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It just seems like the media sends out the message that 110-120 pounds is healthy for height thats 10-15 kilos lighter than me...so i was just curious. I think im comfortable in my body I would like to be a bit more toned and fit (fit as in cardiovascular fitness Id love to.be able to.jog 5 km like I used to instead I huff and puff after a flight of stairs haha). So those are my main goals. Weight loss not so much a focus point for me at the moment.

05 Aug
Thanks everyone this has made me feel better. Im not so worried about losing weight now. I am however going to clean up my eating...since having bubs ive been craving salt and sweet but mainly bread...and i usually give in haha. So august is my clean eating month :)
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Aug 5, 2013 9:30am
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Good good hope ypu and your kids have a nice month ... And the rest of eternity lol

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