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Why I'm doing what I'm doing

Sunday, August 20, 2017

In my Spark Coach lesson today, Spark Guy talked about the main reason motivation behind weight loss. For me, there are several reasons why I am here and why I want to lose weight.

I do not want to "dig my grave with a fork," as I put it.

I really want to work on my confidence. I can do this.

I want to be more active and do things with my dog (like hiking) without getting so winded.

I feel like if I take better care of myself I will (and my body will) be able to handle/deal with stress better.

I want to run a full marathon one day. When I lost a lot of weight before, I jogged a lot and did several 5k's and 2 half marathons. I REALLY miss it!!!

As I grow older I want to be as healthy as I can, and not "falling apart." I want to be the kind of person that looks 50 when I'm 80, instead of the other way around. Know what I mean? I want to take better care of myself to prevent health problems further down the road.

I feel like if I take better care of myself, I can enjoy my life more.

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