Hi, Welcome!

The community is a safe space for people living with and connected to arthritis to ask questions and share experiences. Get started by registering here and posting your first comment or question!

Sign In with a Versus Arthritis account

Help us improve our website, chatbot and online community
We’d love your help to improve our digital services. It’s important to us that our website, chatbot and online community continue to support and provide information people with arthritis in the right way. We’re excited to be doing research to understand more about what’s working for you and what’s not so we can continue to improve what we’re doing.
You don’t need to be familiar with our digital services or a digital native to take part. The research will take one hour and will be run by a research consultancy SnapOut. Simply fill in the survey below to get involved. Together, we can continue to do more for people living with arthritis.

Fill in this survey to take part

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:

GraceB
Turn a negative into a positive!

Comments

  • frogmortonfrogmorton Posts: 25,580 ✭✭✭
    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???

    Love

    Toni xx
    Love

    Toni xxx
  • TurbogranTurbogran Posts: 1,917
    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: 25,968 ✭✭
    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.

    GraceB
    Turn a negative into a positive!
Sign In or Register to comment.