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Did you know a steam iron weighs about 3lbs?

GraceBGraceB Posts: 1,598
edited 21. Nov 2016, 16:08 in Community Chit-chat archive
Why am I giving you this inane fact? :?:

Well, I have three and a half pounds to lose to get to my target weight. Out of curiosity I googled what weighed three pounds? Surprisingly, a steam iron came up, a 2-slice toaster and a box of wine!

So, I'm a steam iron away from completing my weight loss journey. :lol:

Turn a negative into a positive!


  • frogmortonfrogmorton Posts: 26,008 ✭✭✭
    edited 30. Nov -1, 00:00
    You'll do it Grace!!

    Funny that - I thought a box of wine was heavier than a steam iron :?

    Perhaps because it has handles???


    Toni xx

    Toni xxx
  • TurbogranTurbogran Posts: 1,947
    edited 30. Nov -1, 00:00
    :D Oh grace that did make me laugh quite surprising though how heavy some things are.

    and congratulations on the weight loss you'll soon get there. :D
    Take care
    Carol xx
  • stickywicketstickywicket Posts: 25,993 ✭✭✭
    edited 30. Nov -1, 00:00
    You'll get rid of your steam iron, Grace. Of that I have no doubt. Now, if it were a bottle of wine I might offer to help :wink:
    “There is always a well-known solution to every human problem - neat, plausible, and wrong.” H.L. Mencken
  • GraceBGraceB Posts: 1,598
    edited 30. Nov -1, 00:00
    Thanks for your kind replies. A colleague of mine at work was stunned at the thought of a steam iron being my "measure" for the remainder of my journey. :lol:

    I intend to look up every week what the equivalent is in some kind of household item but ideas are very welcome.

    Turn a negative into a positive!
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