Persevere and keep going until you reach your ideal weight.
See also: What is your "ideal weight" if you want to be healthy?
"I need to find a girlfriend, get down to my ideal weight."
It would be limited for use by people who are at least 20 percent over their ideal weight.
Staying within 10 pounds of your ideal weight will help control back pain.
Even if you don't reach your ideal weight, every little bit can help.
The rest were at least 20 percent above their ideal weight.
The 51 women in the treatment program were, on average, 52 percent over their ideal weight.
On average, the group ended up slightly below their "ideal" weight.
Would you have to be at your ideal weight before taking the pill?