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Reward Your Results!!! (& Not W/ Food!)

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I used to use food as a "reward"... which got me to my heaviest weight ever! Now, instead, I reward myself w/ something special just for me. Since I'm quickly shrinking out of my warddrobe, I've chosen to buy myself a new outfit for every 10 lbs. I lose. It makes me feel good & look better!

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  • the best gift we can give ourselves is to be healthy & fit - by 2RCSATHOME
  • LOSE4LIFE47
    Awesome idea! - by LOSE4LIFE47
  • I got my eye on the jeans from Alloy. I am going for a smaller size than I usually would get. - by BABY_GIRL69
  • I agree with rewarding yourself. I too had to get new clothes at my quarter way mark, so I went to Goodwill since I did not want to invest alot of money in clothes I would soon be too little to wear again. I will again do that at the halfway mark and the 3/4 mark, but when I reach my goal, it will be a true shopping spree for me. I am also rewarding myself at the halfway mark with a new hairstyle and have posted choices on my sparkpage for sparkmembers to help me choose from. If anyone wants to vote, go to quikcuts2003 and go to my blog page and vote for my new style. I am only a few pounds away from the new me. We are all winners in this. Good luck and God bless! - by QUIKCUTS2003
  • i have to keep reminding myself of this, but it's so true - by SHEVONNE3
  • I like this idea. Thks - by LEYNANCY
  • My office celebrates every employee's birthday by bringing in food - junk food like chips, cookies, brownies, cakes, dip, etc. with over 100 employees, a monthly office "birthday celebration" where the office provides either breakfast or lunch AND afternoon cake, not to mention the holiday lunches, we are eating more than 1/2 the days that we attend work! Once I figured that out I took my name off the birthday list, and bring either a card, flowers, magazines, or a healthy snack along with plenty of good wishes to the office celebrations now. emoticon - by RUNNING_LUCY
  • That is great! I now give gifts to people and try to reward others with things besides food. I gave my coworker flowers instead of chocolate on her birthday. - by RMJACKSO

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