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    Goals

    Do you give yourself on main weight loss goal to work towards, or do you give yourself smaller ones that build up over time?

    I have 250lbs to lose (ugh - I hate typing that. It's embarrassing!) so I'm setting myself 10 smaller 25lbs goals, which will hopefully mean I won't get so disheartened when I look at how far I have to go to get to my ultimate goal weight.

    Not only that, if I stick to the diet and continue to lose weight, I'll treat myself to a Starbucks frapp and a Boston Kreme donut from the new Dunkin' Donuts that opened up nearby.

    What do you reward yourself with for keeping on track?

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    I break mine down into little targets all sorts of numbers, round numbers, nxt stone brackets. 10% all sorts of lots of little ones to keep me going I also try save the money I would of spent on a take away or crap in a pot for when I'm slimmer and need a lovely new set of clothes

    from fat to skinny jeans

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    Height: 5ft8in
    Start Date: 7th March 2014
    Start Weight: 11st4.2lb
    Current Weight: 10st13.8lb
    Goal Weight: 9st11lb
    Goal Date: No real date just a Pound a week


    BMI Information:
    Start BMI: 24.1
    Current BMI: 23.4
    Goal BMI: 20.8


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    Total Weight Loss: 0st4.4lb
    Weight to Lose: 1st2.8lb
    % Lost 2.78%
    I focus mainly on my overall goal which this time is 15lbs and then focus on a pound a week.

    When I lost my previous weight losses (4 stone and 2 stone) I would focus on the pound a week and having the mini goal of half a stone.

    I didn't really reward myself as getting a loss was enough.

    This stone I'm aiming to lose was 'the stone I never lost'.

    Don't worry about how much you've got to lose. Just took to the future and all the positives it will bring
    There's no such thing as Impossible...its misspelt and is I'm Possible!

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    I break my down to every stone and when I wi on a tuesday night as long as ive lost me and my husband always go out for a meal for a treat. Ive been doing ww since the middle of august and lost 4st 10.5lbs so far :-) xx

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    Quote Originally Posted by wendycroxs View Post
    I break my down to every stone and when I wi on a tuesday night as long as ive lost me and my husband always go out for a meal for a treat. Ive been doing ww since the middle of august and lost 4st 10.5lbs so far :-) xx
    Wow that's good losses

    from fat to skinny jeans

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    When I was losing weight I would reward myself with something like a nice new body moisturizer, a new hair cut, a facial, little things like that to pamper myself good luck with your weight loss journey. Breaking it down into smaller losses sounds like a great idea





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