Finding out how much my blood pressure could peak to was a shock because two people I know under 40 had heart attacks this past year. My grandfather had a bypass surgery. Last year, I told a friend I would race him to lose 50 pounds. Both of us slacked, but in the mean time, I lost 10 pounds by just thinking about it (and cutting back on the donuts). Seeing damog’s confession of obesity (with nifty by-country comparison) reminded me that the last time I checked, I was technically obese. I did the calculation again and discovered that those 10 pounds saved me from the label. From now until I can drop those other pounds, I’m no longer obese. just fat.