Author: Sorting Last Post on Top Message:
GRAMMIEOFTWO Posts: 2,552
10/31/13 8:28 P

My health.

LKS2GAB2 SparkPoints: (37,654)
Fitness Minutes: (23,600)
Posts: 1,230
10/31/13 8:23 P

Look good in my clothes. Have the energy to do the things I want to do. Be self sufficient in my golden years.

CAMEOSUN SparkPoints: (81,459)
Fitness Minutes: (5,526)
Posts: 10,134
11/6/12 1:36 P

Health & to feel better

TIG123GER SparkPoints: (76,906)
Fitness Minutes: (17,391)
Posts: 2,116
11/6/12 1:00 P

Like others, so many. I primarily want to get healthier and get off my medications. But, on the vain side, I hate looking at the flab in the mirror - it disgusts me - and I want to look better for my husband. I also want to wear "cute" clothes again and be able to buy clothes in "normal" stores when I'm out with friends.

PEACEGRANNY Posts: 2,069
11/6/12 12:57 P

I sweep row, so being overweight is something I cannot hide, and it is embarrassing. I am not too overweight to row, but I am bigger than most in my group.

WENWASHING67 Posts: 356
11/6/12 12:24 P

Honestly? I want to feel attractive and confident again. The better health is an added bonus.

FENWAYGIRL18 Posts: 5,855
11/6/12 11:55 A

MY HUSBAND AND SON

JESSMARIE13 SparkPoints: (5,321)
Fitness Minutes: (1,102)
Posts: 149
11/6/12 11:06 A

I want to live to be 100! I used to joke about this all the time, but why not, right? Also, I found out that I have very high cholesterol. I'm almost positive that it's a hereditary cause and not lifestyle, but changing my lifestyle certainly can't hurt!

JASTAMPER11 SparkPoints: (57,069)
Fitness Minutes: (34,908)
Posts: 2,323
11/6/12 8:33 A

Be here for my children in a helpful healthy manner

DARJR50 SparkPoints: (85,379)
Fitness Minutes: (44,259)
Posts: 2,247
11/6/12 7:23 A

health issues

RITAROSE SparkPoints: (126,153)
Fitness Minutes: (84,459)
Posts: 10,537
11/6/12 6:41 A

It's better for my health and I look better thinner!

SSCOTT331 SparkPoints: (22,793)
Fitness Minutes: (19,939)
Posts: 1,348
11/6/12 6:36 A

To be healthy and to feel better about my self!

Edited by: SSCOTT331 at: 11/6/2012 (06:36)
THINJIM1 Posts: 3,030
11/6/12 6:08 A

Health! I have diabities and Afib

TRYINGHARD54 Posts: 3,634
11/6/12 5:54 A

my health is the number one reason.. and i want to look good.....i want the pain in my knees to go away.

128PERFECT Posts: 3,026
11/6/12 5:37 A

To just feel better and be healthy. Plus I am going to hawaii at the end of april so I want to look good in a bathing suit.

PLINTHESS SparkPoints: (35,487)
Fitness Minutes: (30,864)
Posts: 2,259
11/6/12 4:28 A

I tell everyone it's health. But really, it's vanity

UPBEAT551 SparkPoints: (28,463)
Fitness Minutes: (16,749)
Posts: 986
11/6/12 4:05 A

So I don't get flabby and so I don't get diabetes.

RICU1952 SparkPoints: (105,065)
Fitness Minutes: (94,728)
Posts: 2,718
11/6/12 3:05 A

I can't stand to look at myself and I know I'm not healthy this way, so I've made up my mind to make a change.

JANIEWWJD SparkPoints: (240,847)
Fitness Minutes: (208,360)
Posts: 7,358
11/6/12 1:45 A

I just feel better when I'm in shape.

MMEEAAGGX3 SparkPoints: (1,281)
Fitness Minutes: (1,876)
Posts: 1,049
11/6/12 1:28 A

I shaped up for myself and nobody else. I wanted to be healthy. Those commercials where the wives would say, "I lost weight and now I'm my husband's trophy wife!" did and still do, make me gag. I was not successful until I did it for ME and nobody else. I tried losing for weddings, other events, other people, etc...But at the end of the day, it usually only works if you do it for yourself. I definitely got it down.

RUBENB2003 Posts: 11,264
11/6/12 12:23 A

To hang out with my kids

EOWYN2424 Posts: 5,852
11/6/12 12:15 A

to wear all those cute clothes!

MSAL0820 SparkPoints: (550)
Fitness Minutes: (120)
Posts: 13
11/6/12 12:11 A

to feel better about myself

JUSTKLH Posts: 1,489
11/6/12 12:06 A

To get my body in the best shape I can get it and to accept what I see. Not trying to look like anyone else, just the best version of myself based on my opinion

OKIEGIRL561 Posts: 2,362
11/5/12 9:15 P

I'm extremely overweight and starting to be on medication due to my weight. Ridiculous not to lose the weight.

KAYE454 Posts: 3,470
11/5/12 9:13 P

my health

DWROBERGE SparkPoints: (347,242)
Fitness Minutes: (314,677)
Posts: 89,236
11/5/12 8:34 P

Health and Life

TACDGB Posts: 6,132
11/5/12 4:59 P

to be a healthier happier version of myself.....to love myself in my own skin....to like what I see naked........to have Dennis say "WOW"...........nice work........

PATNSL07 Posts: 44
11/5/12 2:48 P

We all have our own reasons, which is great-- I think it helps to just give ourselves a little reminder now and then why we work so hard for who we are becoming :)

Edited by: PATNSL07 at: 11/5/2012 (14:50)
LOSE4LIFE47 Posts: 43,802
11/5/12 1:54 P

my health

ASHLEYGILLE SparkPoints: (11,171)
Fitness Minutes: (2,227)
Posts: 1,427
11/5/12 12:49 P

Partially I am losing weight to improve my health, partially I am losing weight due to vanity after seeing pictures of me and my daughters at the beach this summer. I just looked bad!

MANDIETERRIER1 Posts: 13,751
11/5/12 12:44 P

High school reunion. And I want to get to where I need to be before I turn 40 and my metabolism allegedly stops.

Edited by: MANDIETERRIER1 at: 11/5/2012 (12:45)
TSISQUAUSDI Posts: 1,598
11/5/12 12:37 P

Me!

KIMBOLEAN SparkPoints: (16,714)
Fitness Minutes: (6,452)
Posts: 817
11/5/12 12:13 P

to have more energy, be healthier, feel better about myself when i look in the mirror

PURECOUNTRY29 Posts: 866
11/5/12 12:11 P

to look and feel better, as well as be a healthier me for my family

YOJULEZ SparkPoints: (15,605)
Fitness Minutes: (120)
Posts: 2,171
11/5/12 12:08 P

Mine was really silly. I had (well, still have) a new boyfriend who is very thin and 5'6". I didn't want people to look at us and be like "why is that guy with that fat girl" LOL The guys before him were over 6' and 200+lb ex-football player types so it didn't bother me as much w/ them.

PATNSL07 Posts: 44
11/5/12 11:33 A

For me, there's so many!: To set a healthy example for my daughter, to fit into my "skinny jeans", to be able to complete a sprint triathlon, and to relieve some of my stress and anxiety (that might be the main reason!) What is yours?

Edited by: PATNSL07 at: 11/5/2012 (14:49)
Page: 1 of (1)  




Other SparkPeople Cafe Topics:

Topics: Last Post:
Shopping! 10/29/2013 7:00:19 PM
Easier/difficult? Exercise/Controlling calories? 10/7/2013 9:13:03 AM
Thinking about Sam-E 10/28/2013 12:38:47 AM
"Oh, Dad..." Satirical Thread 12/17/2013 8:17:14 PM
I don't think i ate healthy today 9/3/2013 8:56:13 AM

Diet Resources: six pack abs workout | zumba workout | belly dancing workout