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Changing my goals

Tuesday, May 21, 2013

I changed my goals to a more attainable goal to start with. Right now, at 5'4" and weighing 203 lbs, I am officially obese. My new goal is to become overweight. To do that I have to hit less than 174 lbs. So...170 is my target for now :) In order to keep my head in the game, I am going to set up a reward system for every ten pounds I lose.

Hit 190 lbs....getting a pedicure and manicure. I know this sounds like a typical thing to most people, but being a single mom with two on the go boys working a full time job, I really don't get to pamper myself too often. I am super excited to get my toes worked over, and my fingernail beds cleaned up :)

Hit 180 lbs...since I am a natural born foodie...I believe this reward will entail signing up for a healthy cooking class! I live near Cleveland and I am sure there are all sorts of cool cooking classes around. I am going to start doing some research now so that I can be ready once I hit that 180 mark!

Hit 170 lbs...first off woo hoo!! and change my goals :) Second thing I am gonna do is buy new tennis shoes and new workout clothes. I am sure my clothes will be a little loose :) And...then jump right back into my zumba workouts full force. With a little weight off, I am sure that my knees won't bother me as much. I miss it so much and am just itching to go back. I can't wait to feel the energy of the class again!

So...those are the new goals, and new rewards for hitting those goals :)

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LJCANNON 5/22/2013 1:28PM

    emoticon I think Pampering Yourself is a wonderful Reward System!! Your Goals are Definitely Realistic so I know you will be showing off a New Mani-Pedi very Soon!!

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STEPHROCKS33 5/22/2013 8:11AM

    Great job on setting reasonable goals and having rewards to go with them!!

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NGCHILD 5/22/2013 8:02AM

    It's a great idea to set goals and rewards for yourself. I am impulsive and will just buy what I want so that won't work for me. LOL

But hubby and I decided to take a beach vacation when we reach 100+ pounds gone! I am aiming for February 2014.

Look forward to you reaching your goals. You CAN and WILL do it!!

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LINDACONNER 5/22/2013 7:58AM

    I think your goals and rewards are awesome! It is important to take care of yourself while doing something as lifechanging as weightloss. You are learning a new lifestyle and change is stressful so reward yourself well! You deserve it!

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BRADMILL2922 5/22/2013 1:22AM

    If the rewards will help to motivate you, go for it! Whatever works! Glad you found a place that has some healthy cooking classes. That sounds like fun actually!

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GREENGEENY2 5/22/2013 12:04AM

    Just found out that the Mustard Seed Market in Akron holds healthy cooking classes and lectures on women's nutrition. Sounds like I found my place for my 180 reward :)

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AKALEI349 5/21/2013 11:34PM

    Great goals and great rewards! I have no doubt that you will succeed.

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