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MERRYMARY65
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The charm bracelet idea is awesome! Thanks so much for ideas and inspiration.



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Loosing Fifty pounds is so great, congratulations, that is my goal, not quite there yet. Look forward to being there.



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Mostly new clothes



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Saturday's are my free day, a break from how hard I work and focus on healthy eating all week. I give myself a day off. I test myself now to see how helathy I eat on this day on my own.



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TANGOKATE
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A trip to goodwill to find a smaller pair of jeans. I keep finding hardly worn jeans from the GAP for less than $10. Will splurge once I trust my weight has settled.

Edited by: TANGOKATE at: 2/28/2013 (19:25)

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SEAFLOAT
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Man, I've been missing out. I need to start rewarding myself! Lol



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I like to buy nice handbags :)

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manicure...



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CHARLIEMARS
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a piece of fruit



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These are some of my ideas: new purse, itunes song, manicure, facial at home, CD I've been wanting, light a candle and have some quiet time, see a movie, clean out my closet and donate my too big clothes, new clothes, haircut, pedometer, heart rate monitor

"Bad men live that they may eat and drink, whereas good men eat and drink that they may live." - Socrates (469 BC - 399 BC)


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Fitness gear



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Wow, I guess I have not done any!!!! I guess getting new clothes.



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smaller clothes or shoes or purses

I am transforming.


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shopping. emoticon



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2/27/13 2:22 P

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After exercising...A small bowl of 1/2 fat ice cream with some PB2 or a mini bag of popcorn.



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I decided that if I can run a 5K in under 40 minutes I am going to get myself any magazine I want



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DOTTY7267
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I normally reward myself with something related to maintaining weight loss, like a new piece of equipment or something like that. A new workout outfit, or at least a matching one (lol).

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DIETER27
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3/23/12 3:18 P

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I have rewarded myself with a new hairstyle. When i get down to my goal which is a ways away I would like an outfit in a smaller size.



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For each 5 pounds lost, a new charm for my charm bracelet. For each pound lost in between, a new song for my iPod.

"Bad men live that they may eat and drink, whereas good men eat and drink that they may live." - Socrates (469 BC - 399 BC)


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SARAGWYNE
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3/23/12 7:51 A

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I simply enjoy the feeling of success.



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EOWYN2424
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1) A samsung tablet!

2) a pair white gold and diamond earrings!

3) a Pilates/medicine ball!

4) New clothes!



 
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3/23/12 5:23 A

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My reward is that i weigh less, look better and feel better.



LOSTLIME
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5 lbs: new book
10 lbs: manicure
15 lbs: new work out clothes



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WHTDOVE22
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3/23/12 2:15 A

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5 lbs new work out shoes
10lbs....a pedi
20lbs..a spa day


Fear knocked at the door.
Faith answered..No one was there.

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For God so loved the world that he gave his only begotten son,that who so ever believeth in him, shall not perish but have ever lasting life...John 3:16


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REYNINGSUNSHINE
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No rewards here. Just satisfaction. A feeling of happiness.

"One step in the right direction won't change the world, but it's a start. Someone's got to see the good in everything." -- Said the Whale, Banks of the English Bay


"Everything that you believe is everything you need right now." -- David Lanz, Whispered in Signs


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BILBYGIRL
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I figure the rewards come in as the weight is lost - I can do this now, I can wear these now - I guess I'll know when I get there?

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STRIKEMATCH
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I haven't figured out a good reward system yet. Right now, being healthier is its own reward.

Not just for looks, for life!


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BUTTERFLY4411
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New hairstyle or color, pedicure and manicure

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BBENNETT
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I've heard people talk about having a charm bracelet and adding charms as they meet goals. Does anyone know where you can find charm bracelets and charms? I don't like the bead kind and the only other place I've seen them has the bracelets for around $300 and don't really sell charms.

"Bad men live that they may eat and drink, whereas good men eat and drink that they may live." - Socrates (469 BC - 399 BC)


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i'm still pretty new at all of this, so i haven't reached my goals quite yet. but some ideas for small rewards:

* buy yarn for a new knitting project
* trip to the beach
* new bathing suit (i'm hoping to get this done for this summer)
* manicure/pedicure
* tattoo (for when i reach my goal weight)

challenges:
* eat at least one piece of fruit a day
* drink fourteen glasses of water a day
* don't eat after 8 p.m.

goals:
* 225 lbs: silver Pandora owl charm
* 215 lbs: lip piercing
* 200 lbs: hair cut and colored
* 185 lbs: Siamese kitten
* 175 lbs: right rib cage tattoo


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RO0OCKY
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I think I`m going to Spa to spoil myself with facials and messages and for sure shopping .



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RIEUADMIRER
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1/25/12 10:10 P

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Another Andre Rieu and his Johann Strauss Orchestra cd



NEWKAREN43
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A small tattoo when I get under 200...



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LACEFACEX
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220: fitness magazine
210: running shoes
200: Ear peircing 
190: fancy pearls
180: spa day
170: dye hair lighter
160: new clothes :)
150: tattoo!!
140: VS baithing suit
130: eliptical

Lacie :)!



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RAVEN_X13
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I opted for things I've always wanted, but since they generally take a lot of time and/or money, I wouldn't usually invest in them. Dye my hair, natural hair/skin products from Lush, shoulder tattoo/tongue piercing, belly button piercing+new bathing suit, and my final goal will have me spending a weekend by myself making a whole bunch of new clothes.

Success is the child of drudgery and perseverance. It cannot be coaxed or bribed; pay the price and it is yours. -Orison Swett

We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence, therefore, is not an act but a habit. -Aristotle


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GLRGIRL
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Massage, facial, highlights or lowlights--something I wouldn't regularly do.



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New outfits



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When I was setting my "rewards" up, Sarah41168, I had that same thought. I wanted to do self-care things that weren't "normal" things I would do for myself - like a pedicure. Instead, I thought of things that I really wanted to do, but rarely give myself. Like ... a 2-hour massage or a facial or a body wrap or something like that.

Another idea I saw is putting money into a "jar" or something at each goal you set and then going on a shopping spree when you get to your goal.

I can't decide which I want to do right now... I suppose it will hit me once I get to the first step and which option is more appealing to me.
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SARAH41168
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I have a question. In the event you do not reach your goal and you have reward in place. What do you do? If I knew that I could not get a pedicure til I lost those 5 pounds and it took longer and I REALLY really needed that pedi - I would be depressed. Reward systems just have not worked for me but I am open to any and I mean any tips you can give me!

I guess my question is not just what rewards work for you but HOW do they work?

And thanks for your input!! emoticon

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CAMEOSUN
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Dinner out emoticon


~ Do what good you can, and go in peace ~



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BRENDABUNNY
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charms on a bracelet

Every Healthy Choice we make today will pay Tomorrow!
"Believe You Can"


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New clothes in a smaller size!




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TYBRAI
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New clothes



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facials every other months.



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My reward is the self satisfaction I feel. When I lose enough weight to go down a size in clothes I buy something new as an extra reward.



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new clothes



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None. Honestly, this weight loss is my reward. I love my body when it's slimmer. I'm more comfortable in it, my mood is improved, I have more energy and my overall well being is better. I don't need more reward than that :-)



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I reward myself for every week I stay on track perfectly, because if I look at the scales it doesn't show how hard I've worked, but it does show if I've drunk some more water or got muscle retention. This way...I get prezzies!



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TEACHERSUZY
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If I stay on track and get to my final goal weight by next summer, my husband and I will be going to Hawaii for our 25th wedding anniversary. Until then, just seeing the number on the scale go down is satisfaction enough.



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new clothes, a massage soon!



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