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Mini Goals to Keep Going!

S: 13st3.5lb C: 12st7lb G: 10st6lb BMI: 30 Loss: 0st10.5lb(5.66%)
Hi everybody

Well, my journey is taking the scenic route in terms of weight loss but I am getting there and have had consistent losses the last month instead of continuous yo-yo-ing. Just in terms of ensuring continued success, I'm trying to focus on mini goals. I got my first silver seven last week and I was wondering when my 5% goal was so I just checked it on the WW website and I'm pleased to see I'm just 2lbs off it. So, I'm hoping to have that off either this week or next week.

I was thinking then I would look at getting my BMI within the Overweight section as being an achieved goal then... My BMI is currently 30.6 so I'm not a million miles away from it - another 4 lbs will do it. Then that will be just 3 lbs from my next silver seven - I'm thinking I want to celebrate each mini goal but I'm thinking it'll be a home made spa evening with a long soak and some DIY face/body treatments... It's cheap but still a treat cos it's not often that I devote time to doing these treatments even though I enjoy them! Life gets in the way!!

What about all of you? Do you find mini goals useful? What do you use to reward yourself for achieving them?
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S: 15st7lb C: 12st9.6lb G: 9st13lb BMI: 25.5 Loss: 2st11.4lb(18.16%)
If I didn't have mini goals I'd have gone crazy! I used to put £1 in a moneybox for every 1lb I lost, when I got to gold (43lbs) I treated myself (I won't tell you how lol).

Now I'm treating myself at 4lb / 7lb / 10lb / 1st etc, with a trip to the shops to buy a new top (The part of me I know isn't going to get much smaller!), buy a new CD or I go to the cinema. Making it far more manageable.

I'm hoping to have lost 1st by this friday as the WW Get Gorgeous lounge thing is on at Lakeside and dammit, I want a treatment!


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S: 15st8.5lb C: 15st8.5lb G: 12st13lb BMI: 35.3 Loss: 0st0lb(0%)
:eek:) Minigoals are the best. Its things also such as under next stone bracket too, as it breaks it all down into small chunks x

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wants to be skinny ♥
S: 12st4lb C: 9st7lb G: 8st10lb BMI: 23.6 Loss: 2st11lb(22.67%)
I think creating mini-goals this time was what helped me lose weight. Before I always focused on 'X lbs to lose' and never did lose them, I just gained.
When I officially joined WW this year at 156.5 lbs I created these goals (ones I have done I've put in bold) and I really think they've helped:

Get under 154 lbs
Silver 7 #1 (149.5 lbs)
Lose 5% (148.5 lbs)
Silver 7 #2 (142.5 lbs)
Lose 10% (140.5 lbs)
Goal Weight #1 (140 lbs)

Silver 7 #3 (135.5 lbs)
Goal Weight #2 (133 lbs)
Silver 7 #4 (128.5 lbs)
Goal Weight #3 (126 lbs)


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S: 14st12lb C: 12st1lb BMI: 30.9 Loss: 2st11lb(18.75%)
I set myself 7lb goals. The one I am currently on seems to be taking forever but I'll get there. While I don't make a big deal of the 1/2 stone goals, I was on holiday in France when I reached 1 stone, I had a wine tasting weekend away when I reached 2 stone. Not sure what to do at 3 stone? Hoping that it will be in early July if not before.

Made me smile when I set a new target on the WW site a couple of weeks ago. I put in 12 stone. It set it as 11st 14lb. Obviously auto-generated but I suppose it's just their way of giving me a new number to aim at rather than still being in 12.


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I've set myself really muni targets. Another pound off and it's my first silver seven. Three more pounds and it's 5%. four pounds and I break the stone barrier. Eight pounds and it's a stone and I'm back to the weight I was when I had my wedding dress fitted. I have a dress I want to look good in for mid July (I can get into it - but it's making me look about six months pregnant). I'm also treating myself for each pound off. So far I've had flowers, a new audio book and am owed a long bubble bath and new book. When I drop a stone I've made the OH promise to take me to Thorpe Park.
S: 13st3.5lb C: 12st7lb G: 10st6lb BMI: 30 Loss: 0st10.5lb(5.66%)
I love some of your ideas here for rewards - sounds like the mini goals are definitely the way to go!!! Thanks everyone for contributing!!


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S: 9st6.5lb C: 9st6.5lb G: 8st7lb BMI: 25 Loss: 0st0lb(0%)
Mini goals keep me going!! :D


Serial Foodie!
S: 19st7lb C: 18st2lb G: 9st7lb BMI: 49.6 Loss: 1st5lb(6.96%)
i get really focused on my mini-goals and they definitely keep me behaving. i plan to set 5 at a time. Ive been buying shoes or clothes as treats and may do something a bit more lavish when i achieve an entire block of 5 mini-goals. not sure how yet though :D


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S: 12st13lb C: 11st1.6lb G: 10st7lb BMI: 25.9 Loss: 1st11.4lb(14.03%)
I broke my weightless down tonight into mini goals :) def seems more in reach than before. 1lb to first silver 7 and 3 to 5% def better than saying ohh 28lb to go!

I must think of some weightloss rewards next :)

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