100 lb. Club - JANUARY - One reason you will stay on plan today

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01-01-2010, 11:32 AM
There are many reasons to stay on plan today... But, this post is about the ONE reason you will stay with it today.

Let's share.

01-01-2010, 11:46 AM
One reason I will stay on plan today is because it's finally 2010 - and one step closer to moving to the US in August.


01-01-2010, 11:47 AM
Because the scale is finally starting to move again after a month of parties, and I'm not going to slow down my progress any more!

01-01-2010, 12:46 PM
I will stay on plan today because it's wonderful to NOT have a food hangover the morning after a party. I like the feeling!

01-01-2010, 12:48 PM
Because it is oh so WONDERFUL to have this day NOT be my 1st day of Healthy Living! HOOT!

01-01-2010, 12:59 PM
I will stay on plan today because I want my life back.....I want to be free of the fat suit that is destroying my quality of life!! 2010 is going to be a new start for me!!!


01-01-2010, 01:46 PM
I'm going to stay on plan today because I only have 55 lbs left to lose which sounds pidily compared to 135 lbs to lose! So since I'm over half way there, why not keep going?

01-01-2010, 01:51 PM
because I'd LOVE to reach the overweight BMI catagory by the end of the year, but making it means starting now!

01-01-2010, 02:02 PM
Because I've already started off the year right with a 5K run this morning, during which I set my own personal best time to date. This year I plan to prove to myself just how strong I am, and that starts with staying OP.

01-01-2010, 02:03 PM
Because there is an athelete drowning under all this weight, and it's her year to bust out...:carrot:

01-02-2010, 02:05 AM
because i didnt have to make a resolution to lose weight, i'm already doing it

01-02-2010, 02:29 AM
because I need to KICK IT if I want these last 60-70 pounds off!

01-02-2010, 03:21 AM
Because I want to continue to be healthier and recommit myself COMPLETELY to health.

Loving Me
01-02-2010, 06:46 AM
I will stay on plan today because I want to get as far away from the 16st mark as quickly as possible.

01-02-2010, 07:58 AM
Because I'm tired of just "maintaining" my life. I want to hit my goals, and getting healthy is going to be the first!

01-02-2010, 10:18 AM
Because it is oh so WONDERFUL to have this day NOT be my 1st day of Healthy Living! HOOT!

Yes! this!

The reason I will stay on plan today is so that tomorrow is not dayoneagain.

01-02-2010, 10:22 AM
Because I deserve to be healthy.

01-02-2010, 10:50 AM
Because this year I want to learn to 'live' with food in a sane and healthy manner. Not using food as a drug to react to every feeling that I have - positive or negative.

01-02-2010, 10:54 AM
Because life is good today, and will only be better if I stick to my plan.

01-02-2010, 11:17 AM
I'm going to stay on plan today because it's so much fun to discover all the things my body can do as the pounds come off. I never knew how much my body really WANTED to move!!

01-02-2010, 12:12 PM
Because this is the week I'm going to bust my plateau!!!

01-02-2010, 12:31 PM
Im staying on plan today because i know if i dont im going to regret. I need this to be healthy again!!

01-02-2010, 02:03 PM
Because I love myself :)

01-02-2010, 03:31 PM
I will stay on plan today because I am happier when following my healthy living lifestyle.

Lucky Charm
01-02-2010, 03:41 PM
I will stay on plan today because I want to really live my life, not just sit at the sidelines and be a spectator.

01-02-2010, 05:10 PM
Because I put on a few pounds over Xmas and have lost them :) now I just need to get closer to the 15st mark!!! :)

01-02-2010, 05:22 PM
Because I lost 6 lbs last January, and I want to at least match (if not beat) that!

01-02-2010, 05:29 PM
Is one day closer to may day (goal date).

01-02-2010, 08:13 PM
because the "high" of the scale and knowing im doing the right thing outlasts the "high" from a peice of candy

01-02-2010, 08:43 PM
because I'm closing in on my first 10% and I want to be there SOON!

01-02-2010, 09:10 PM
My one reason to stay on track today? So that this will be my last time to have a "starting over" day.

01-03-2010, 08:56 AM
I will stay on my plan today because I really want to lose this weight.

01-03-2010, 09:57 AM
Because I get my official weigh in for the first time in two weeks on Thursday. I want to go in with a good loss :)

01-03-2010, 12:08 PM
I'm going to stay on plan today because I'm already off to a good start - got my exercise done before getting on the computer :exercise:

Lori Ann
01-03-2010, 12:23 PM
I'm going to stay on plan today because my happiness is worth more than another bag of chips and salsa......

01-03-2010, 01:05 PM
Because I am tired of my knee aching!!

01-03-2010, 02:41 PM
because i opened a box is XL underwear in them for the "dirty santa" gift exchange and was like "great, underwear that are way too small"... my friends responded with "they WILL fit." And they're right.

01-03-2010, 05:45 PM
Because I've lost 25 pounds and gained back fifteen and this is my year to not gain those back again.

01-04-2010, 05:09 AM
I will stay on plan today - because, ultimately, I want to have long term food sanity.

01-04-2010, 09:48 AM
I will stay on plan today because I like the woman I am becoming.

01-04-2010, 11:06 AM
Because this is my life now, whether I ever lose another pound or not.

01-04-2010, 11:23 AM
Because the feeling I'm having right now, having had a good workout this morning and an on plan breakfast, is so worth it!

Enduring Infinity
01-04-2010, 11:44 AM
Because today, just like every other day, is an entirely independent chance to get things right.

01-04-2010, 11:53 AM
One reason that I will stay on plan today is because I have a girls night pyjama party in 3 weeks and my pj's don't fit!

01-04-2010, 12:43 PM
That sounds like FUN, northerngirl!

I'm staying on plan today because I'm worth it!

01-04-2010, 12:48 PM
because I want to be a runner and that requires two things: 1- practice, 2- taking this excess weight off my knees

01-05-2010, 06:57 AM
I will stay on my plan today because tomorrow I will weigh myself and I'd like to see a loss.

01-05-2010, 11:51 AM
Because I start yoga this weekend and I know I'll feel weird about it if I haven't exercised enough during the week.

01-05-2010, 11:53 AM
Because I *will* do an unassisted pull-up one of these days, and the only way it's going to happen is to keep training hard.

01-05-2010, 11:57 AM
Does there have 2 B a reason? Just because. That is why, just because!

01-05-2010, 11:59 AM
I will stay on my plan today bc I want to feel great and accomplished by the time I go to bed! :)

Lucky Charm
01-05-2010, 02:11 PM
Because today for the first time in my life I feel in control of my weight situation and it makes me feel stronger.

01-05-2010, 02:32 PM
Because I feel better when I work out and eat right!

01-05-2010, 07:40 PM
because this is what I really want

01-06-2010, 12:15 AM
because I am tired of being sick and WATCHING my kids play!!! I want to PLAY!!:carrot:

01-06-2010, 01:02 AM
Because I quit my job after 8.5 years and have to provide my own clothes...no more uniform for me (unless I get in the RCMP someday). I am going back to school to get my degree, and I don't want an increase in size, because then I'd have to buy more clothes and money's going to be tight! I threw out or gave away all the big clothes I had before I lost weight so I wouldn't have any "fat clothes" to go back to.

01-06-2010, 07:27 AM
I will stay on my plan today because eating on a plan feels ultimately better than out of control eating.

01-06-2010, 10:13 AM
Because I am ready to be healthy and run around with my daughter

01-06-2010, 10:19 AM
I will stay on plan today because I now live a healthy lifestyle.

01-06-2010, 10:56 AM
Because the number on that scale is finally starting to drop and I don't want to ruin it!

01-06-2010, 11:12 AM
because I'm DUE to show a loss. Hopefully tomorrow!

01-06-2010, 01:42 PM
Because what's my other option? Gain it all back? No thanks!

01-07-2010, 07:32 AM
I will stay on plan today because I can deal with back pain without over eating.

01-07-2010, 07:45 AM
I turned 59 today and I want to be gorgeous & healthy in my 60th decade.

01-07-2010, 08:40 AM
Because prom is comming and I want a beautiful dress that fits me well.
and I want a boyfriend too, by the way :'D

01-07-2010, 09:39 AM
I will stay on plan today because I have (still am) changed my eating habits forever. This is just the way I eat now.

01-07-2010, 09:56 AM
Because I overslept this morning, so I didn't have time for my usual 40 min. of cardio. Instead I did 30-Day Shred (level 2 -- I like the plank twists), since it's only 20 minutes. I haven't done it for a couple months, and I used to DREAD it because it was so hard. This morning it was -- dare I say it -- easy.

So I haven't lost any weight in nearly three months, but I've certainly improved my fitness a great deal.

01-07-2010, 12:35 PM
Because I had a BIG woosh on the scale this morning and I don't want it to go away!!!!!

01-07-2010, 12:38 PM
Because I have finally dropped ALL the weight I regained over Christmas (was 225, up to 234, today 225!) and now I want to see a new LOW!

01-07-2010, 01:12 PM
Because I gained 2 pounds this week. I am not going to let that happen!

marigrace - :bday2you:

01-07-2010, 02:03 PM
Because I enjoy living life this way.

01-08-2010, 06:13 AM
Because I want to make my valentines goal before valentines day. Then i will only be very overweight or obese...Cant wait until I am just overweight

01-08-2010, 07:06 AM
I will stay on plan because it feels better the next day when I wake up to have been on plan the day before.

01-08-2010, 08:14 AM
DITTO ! Almost screwed up last night...put it back in the fridge though...Oh boy that was close ....

01-08-2010, 08:34 AM
Because I want to look in the mirror again and smile at what I see!!!!

01-08-2010, 08:38 AM
because I've already lost 3 pounds this week and I want the scale to keep moving that way and not back the other way!!!!!!!!!

Lil Judy
01-08-2010, 08:42 AM
Today I will stay On Program because I want to dance into onederland Soon!:carrot:

01-08-2010, 09:14 AM
Ditto to what Judy said! :)

01-08-2010, 09:40 AM
Because last night was not great (life-wise, not diet-wise) and this morning I am going to have to deal with the stress of getting my car unstuck from the hill where I abandoned it in the snow. I can't control the weather or the damage my car suffered when it got hit last night, but I can control how I react to the stress. In the long run eating right will help me deal a lot more successfully than eating sugar and carbs.

01-08-2010, 11:52 AM
I will stay on plan today because I am finally able to eat on plan with no headaches and my much smaller meals are filling.

01-08-2010, 12:29 PM
I will stay on plan because I'm SO close to 50 pounds lost!

Thistoo- Sorry about your car. It's rough driving in this weather. People were sliding all over the place on the road in front of my apartment building last night.

01-08-2010, 01:30 PM
I will stay on plan because I'm going to change my avatar SOON!!!

Forgotten Quill
01-08-2010, 02:45 PM
...because I care too much not to stay on plan. It's simple. It's not complicated, but it's about as honest as I can be right now. I care about how I look about my health...but really about how I look.

I already know for a fact that losing weight is not going to help my Crohn's Disease, so I'm focusing on how I look, how my clothes fit and my endurance. I really need to get my endurance up...

01-08-2010, 03:52 PM
I am going to stay on plan today because I have my first weigh-in on Monday and I NEED to see a loss so I'll be inspired to keep this up. I KNOW I CAN DO THIS! I just need to remember it works.

01-08-2010, 06:04 PM
I'm going to stay on plan today because today's nearly over, and that makes 2 days in a row.

01-08-2010, 06:09 PM
Because tomorrow there will be one more day of good data in my fitday log. It is so satisfying to see all your data over time, and realize that you've done that much work. That brings home the achievement every time I look at it.

01-09-2010, 10:33 AM
Because, even though it wasn't my weigh-in day, I weighed myself today and I'm down 1.5 lbs (AND it's a TOM week AND I didn't work out this week) so I'm psyched! I want to stay on track and GET OUT of the 300's by my birthday in February.

01-09-2010, 10:48 AM
Because I am this close to getting out of class II obesity.

01-09-2010, 12:14 PM
Because this past week even though I have been sick, physically I"ve felt better than I have in a very long time. Strange as it seems... :)

01-09-2010, 12:51 PM
There are alot of things I can't controll today, but my weight isn't one of them !

01-09-2010, 01:21 PM
because even though there is candy in the break room, I didn't like the me I was when I used to find that candy irresistable.

01-09-2010, 02:29 PM
Because my clothes that were tight during the holidays have breathing room. So I'm really psyched.

01-09-2010, 04:49 PM
because if I can lose 2.5 more pounds this month, it will be my most successful month to date! And it already is my 2nd most successful.

oh and soulnik, I just want to say the rewards you haved planned for yourself are the coolest ideas I've seen!

01-09-2010, 05:39 PM
because I did 35 minutes of Wii Fit and the two mile WATP and I'm not going to throw that effort away by making bad food choices.

01-09-2010, 06:23 PM
Because it is my second day of the 30 day challenge on EA active and I just can't give up this soon. I even did half the work out twice because my dear daughter turned it off in the middle of my workout.

Lil Judy
01-10-2010, 07:55 AM
because I Really REALLY want to get to my goal this year! One step at a time.

01-10-2010, 08:26 AM
because I don't have back pain now and I should be able to do it!

01-10-2010, 09:02 AM
because I love all the compliments....

Enduring Infinity
01-10-2010, 11:16 AM
I will stay on plan today because I'm still proud of myself for sticking to my caloric budget when I went out to eat (fast food) with my friends yesterday and because today TOM started and I want to see a big whooosh at the end!

01-10-2010, 11:33 AM
Because if I could host a party last night and STILL managed to stay on track, I can get through an average Sunday without going off program.

@Aclai4067 (Ashley) - Thanks! I don't know if I can afford them all but I figure the money I'm saving on eating out for every meal should be spent on trips for weight loss rewards!

traci in training
01-10-2010, 12:34 PM
Because it's another day I can make the best of and - in no time at all - I'll be the best me. I love Sunday when I don't have to work - nice long work out and lots of food prep for next week!

01-10-2010, 01:16 PM
Because I'm one pound away from the big five-oh!

01-10-2010, 02:31 PM
...because yesterday was the first day I really badly didn't stay on plan since I started back on December 1, and I feel like crap today. Sluggish, nasty, gross...my body doesn't want to go back to the way it used to eat. Bleah.

01-10-2010, 02:33 PM
Because I have been on plan for over a week and I feel good!

01-10-2010, 03:02 PM
Because I took my first yoga class this morning and loved it! I want to practice and I want to eat well to make the next class that much more enjoyable.

01-10-2010, 03:05 PM
Because I am feeling really down about a lot of things, and veering off my program will just make me feel worse.

01-10-2010, 05:01 PM
I'm staying on track today because it's the first "warm" day (36) in a couple of weeks and I can take the kids outside for more than 2 minutes. We're going for a walk!

Loving Me
01-10-2010, 05:51 PM
I've stayed on plan today because I need to see that scale number go down at the end of this week, I will NOT see 16st plus on my scales in 2010.

01-11-2010, 01:09 AM
Because I don't know if I have another "start over" in me or not. It only takes one binge for me to eventually gain all the weight back.

01-11-2010, 03:33 AM
Because the guy I'm crushing on smiled at me. :o

01-11-2010, 12:03 PM
Because I survived a major financial upheaval yesterday and spent the whole day posting instead of eating like I might have done...resistance makes you stronger !

Enduring Infinity
01-11-2010, 12:21 PM
Because I can already feel some very small physical differences in my body from losing 7lbs since I recommitted and I'm excited to feel more as the number on the scale continues to drop.

01-11-2010, 12:36 PM
because, let's face it, today it's about losing some weight!

01-11-2010, 12:41 PM
I will stay on plan today because I want to be as healthy as possible.

01-11-2010, 01:02 PM
I will stay on plan today because it makes me happy to do so.

01-11-2010, 01:42 PM
Because I lost 2 lbs last week and I'm feeling inspired. And to meet my goal of losing 16 lbs by my birthday I have to lose 16 lbs in the next 4 weeks. I gotta step up my game!!!

Loving Me
01-11-2010, 02:20 PM
because I didn't weigh today for the first time in weeks, and I want to keep that up til Friday so I can actually see a loss on those scales when I do weigh!

01-11-2010, 02:34 PM
because I went off plan last night and it's time to get back on track before I make things worse!

01-11-2010, 02:40 PM
Because *deep breath* I just read on the 5 foot 2 and under site where someone can't wait to get back to 99 pounds. *deep breath* I am 5 foot and that was me years and years and more years ago...and I can't get it out of my mind. 99 pounds. And I am NOT gonna eat over it! Period.

01-12-2010, 06:45 AM
...becauce tomorrow is my weigh day and I would dearly love to a loss!

Lil Judy
01-12-2010, 07:54 AM
because I feel so much better when I am in control over what I eat.

01-12-2010, 09:47 AM
I'm staying on plan today because I want and need to.

01-12-2010, 09:59 AM
Because my back hurts and I want to go back to my fitness bootcamp class but I'm afraid it will make my back worse. I think I need to get a few pounds off, relieve the pressure of all this extra weight on my back before I can step up my work out to such an intense level.

01-12-2010, 10:36 AM
Because I've dropped my first 10 pounds since the baby weight stopped falling off and I want to keep that scale moving downward!

01-12-2010, 11:20 AM
Because I have two dinners out this week at local restaurants where there's no calorie count available, so I need to stick as close as possible to the calories I *can* count with 100% accuracy.

01-12-2010, 11:31 AM
Because I'd like to keep off all of my post TOM whoosh this week and then some.

01-12-2010, 11:43 AM
Because I want to move towards my goal today, not away from it. Each day I have a choice - do I want to lose weight today? My answer is YES!

01-12-2010, 11:49 AM
I will stay on plan today so that I can slip under 200!

01-12-2010, 01:38 PM
Because I'm up a pound :rolleyes: and so not content to stay there.

Enduring Infinity
01-12-2010, 05:45 PM
Because even though I slipped up today, I didn't slip up enough to be off plan for the day...and I want to keep it that way!

01-13-2010, 10:27 AM
Because I brought my clothes to work today to change after my morning work out and my shirt didn't fit! I'll spent the whole day in a shirt that's a size too small. Not a good feeling but a great motivator to stay on program!

01-13-2010, 10:47 AM
Because I finally got my waist below 40"!

01-13-2010, 12:56 PM
because I love the confidence that staying on plan gives me!

01-13-2010, 01:06 PM
Because I'm *almost* in a size 8 pant. Almost!

01-13-2010, 01:12 PM
I will stay on plan today because I made it through the holidays and managed not to gain any more weight! Haven't been able to say that in years - so I CAN DO THIS!

01-13-2010, 01:43 PM
Because I would like to be under 240 within the next couple of days.

01-13-2010, 02:13 PM
Because I'm shrinking!!

Enduring Infinity
01-13-2010, 03:05 PM
Because I want to succeed. It's that simple for me today. :D

Wild Vulpix
01-13-2010, 03:16 PM
Because I want to achieve this (http://www.giftsandfreeadvice.com/free_advice/wp-content/uploads/2009/03/laura-vandervoort-bikini-08_696.jpg)! Bikini body, here I come!

01-14-2010, 12:11 AM
I will stay on plan today because even with just a little weight off and eating the right things makes me feel sooooo much better!

01-14-2010, 10:50 AM
I am staying exactly on plan because I am tired of trying to get below 200 pounds. I am ready to get there!

01-14-2010, 11:07 AM
Because I did an hour of Wii "Just Dance" last night and walked 12,000 steps yesterday and still had points left over. I'm feeling great (and sore) and today I'm going to keep that good feeling going!

01-15-2010, 06:51 AM
because I was able to stick with yesterday (hard day)- if I can get through yesterday...I should be able to do so today

01-15-2010, 07:11 AM
Because I'm going to the gym tonight for my first solo attempt at my new programme! When I went through it for the first time on Tuesday with the instructor, I almost died on the first machine (cross-trainer) and I DO NOT want to be the fat lady with her head between her knees again today :o

01-15-2010, 09:22 AM
Stick with it, Bells, you'll get there!

Today I'm staying OP because PMS is making me ravenous. There is NO room for error when I feel like this, so I will be more vigilant than usual today.

01-15-2010, 09:31 AM
I will stay op today because said program is working!!!!

01-15-2010, 09:45 AM
I will stay on plan today because I want to get under 200.

01-15-2010, 09:47 AM
Because I want to get down to 248 - where I was when I stopped my journey last time and started gaining weight - and push past that into long-unseen territory!

01-15-2010, 11:03 AM
Because I'm sore from all the exercise I've done this week between walking and the Wii and I LIKE IT! I'm kicking butt and taking names!!! I want to keep it up. Can't wait to weigh in on Monday!

01-15-2010, 02:13 PM
Because I finally started to exercise again, and I want to keep the momentum going.

01-15-2010, 02:19 PM
Because I really have to make up for going OVER yesterday!!

01-16-2010, 07:22 AM
I will stay on my plan today because I am tired of living in a fat prison.

01-16-2010, 08:03 AM
Because my husband is out of town today and I want to prove I can break the sneaky snack habit (if nobody knows I ate it, it doesn't count, right?!)

01-16-2010, 01:11 PM
Because I didn't work hard all week just to throw it all away just because its the weekend!

01-16-2010, 10:01 PM
Because I started snacking and eating more sugar and I gained nine pounds in ONE week. Not good. I am down 3 again but this is not acceptable...

01-17-2010, 01:42 AM
Because I tried on a pair of jeans that I found in the back of my closet that have never fit before and they fit!

01-17-2010, 03:40 AM
Because I'm going to spend the next 3-4 days with my parents and that will bring temptation (as well as lots of love and laughter)

01-17-2010, 06:59 AM
because I just need to carry on...

01-17-2010, 10:32 AM
Because tomorrow I weigh in and I'm excited to see how my hard work has paid off.

01-17-2010, 10:54 AM
Because TOM is here and I have to work extra hard to work thru it

01-17-2010, 12:30 PM
Because I have this strong feeling my plateau is about to end and because I'm going to lift with my daughter and shop with my daughter today.

Enduring Infinity
01-17-2010, 01:32 PM
Because I was really happy to see the scale shift downward by a total of three pounds this week and I'd like to keep that momentum going!

01-17-2010, 01:42 PM
I'm staying on plan today because I am feeling good about me!!

01-17-2010, 03:21 PM
Because, I Cathy, am actually wearing a size 20/22 top today! (I have been wearing at least a 28/30)

01-17-2010, 05:17 PM
Because this is how I live my life now.

01-18-2010, 07:48 AM
I will stay on my plan because I have some really pretty dresses waiting for me in a smaller size.

01-18-2010, 09:43 AM
Because I love me and want to be good to myself today.

01-18-2010, 10:46 AM
Because I'm down two more pounds! Also, I got a new scale and it's reading 9 lbs lower than the old one so I'm much closer to my goal than I thought!

01-18-2010, 11:51 AM
because I love the person I'm starting to be!

01-18-2010, 11:55 AM
because I'm 2 lbs away from my first 10% goal and eager to get there!

01-18-2010, 12:48 PM
Because the scale hasn't really budged this week and I know the only way to make it do so is to stay on plan anyway.

01-18-2010, 01:54 PM
because I need to take back controll

01-18-2010, 02:30 PM
Because I hate feeling like crap when I stuff my face with all that junk!

01-19-2010, 10:58 AM
Because I rock!

01-19-2010, 12:11 PM
I will stay on plan today, even if I don't want to, because it is important for my health.

01-19-2010, 12:31 PM
Because I am secretly delighted every time I zip up my jacket and realize it is looser than it was a few weeks ago.

01-19-2010, 12:39 PM
My reason for today is I do NOT want to change my ticker! I do not want to have more than 20 lbs to lose!!

Lucky Charm
01-19-2010, 01:38 PM
Because my cousin's getting married around Valentine's day and I want to look nice in a dress that day :D

01-19-2010, 01:45 PM
My son is getting married and I plan on being there (medical reasons)!

01-19-2010, 01:50 PM
Because my skin is clear and beautiful when I am

01-19-2010, 02:03 PM
because I started January strong, and I want to end it that way too.

01-19-2010, 02:19 PM
Because I've been doing this since the summer of 2009 and IT'S WORKING!

01-19-2010, 02:24 PM
Because I'm getting results and don't want them to end.

01-19-2010, 02:24 PM
I will stay on plan today because I'm feeling much, much better than I did at the end of December.

01-19-2010, 02:34 PM
Because I'm tired of constantly thinking about my fat rolls! This weight controls my mind and it's time that my mind control my weight.

Enduring Infinity
01-19-2010, 04:49 PM
Because I have a favorite pair of jeans that are way too tight and I'm itching to get back into them...sooner rather than later!

01-20-2010, 08:57 AM
because I don't like waking up with a food hangover.

01-20-2010, 11:23 AM
Because my doc is proud of me and I want to continue making her more and more proud. I won't see her again for 6 months and I want to blow her away when I do.

01-20-2010, 11:31 AM
I'm liking the way I feel!

01-20-2010, 11:42 AM
Because I'm liking my new attitude toward health and wellness. I want to keep the momentum...one day at a time.

01-21-2010, 04:18 AM
Because I mostly made great choices these last few days I spent with my parents (eating out - a lot), but slipped back into old habits last night, with late-night PB on toast.

01-21-2010, 06:48 AM
because I really want to lose this weight.

01-21-2010, 09:46 AM
I'm staying on-plan today because I need to learn something about myself

Enduring Infinity
01-21-2010, 10:37 AM
Because I really want to make sure that these magical two pounds that I gained (thanks to TOM, I think) go away, ASAP!

01-21-2010, 10:44 AM
Because the alternative is not acceptable.

01-21-2010, 10:51 AM
Because it's about time!

01-21-2010, 11:00 AM
Because I'm loving the way I feel and I'm totally psyched!

01-22-2010, 06:07 AM
because with this headcold I can't really taste much - so why eat extra.

Lil Judy
01-22-2010, 08:00 AM
I will stay on plan today because this is the first day of my vacation, and I do not want to waste it focusing on food choices.:) Good food choices for me today.

01-22-2010, 12:04 PM
Because I feel yucky today and I don't want to make it worse but eating crap.

01-22-2010, 12:39 PM
Because it's Friday and I want to start the weekend off on the right track.

Going to figure out some fun exercise to do this weekend.

01-23-2010, 08:19 AM
because I am tired of being fat

01-23-2010, 09:51 AM
Because that scale has to move soon! It just has to!! I am definitely due for a whoosh!!

01-23-2010, 09:59 AM
Because I'm not going to let that rebellious inner child win!

01-23-2010, 11:32 AM
Because my husband said he likes the new me.

Enduring Infinity
01-23-2010, 11:36 AM
Because I've been holding onto some major water weight (TOM), so the scale hasn't really been moving much the past week and I refuse to let that deter me!

01-23-2010, 11:34 PM
OH what a great thread! Love your answers...

My reason for TODAY....my husband was watching me walk to the car and said mmmm...mmmm...you're hot, I turned around and said nope not yet, and starting walking again and he said...oh no, you are hot! After 20 years of marriage :)

Enduring Infinity
01-24-2010, 01:46 AM
Because I'm super proud of myself for not even being TEMPTED to eat the pop tart that's sitting on my desk; I just sort of decided to save it for tomorrow and that was that!

01-24-2010, 07:03 AM
Ive been stuck at the 220s for so long and I cant seem to get out of them, I need to be out of them by Thursday or else there will be trouble :)

01-24-2010, 07:29 AM
because food does not make my painful foot/ankle stop hurting

01-24-2010, 10:35 AM
I will stay on plan today because it feels good to be in control of my eating and food not controlling me.

01-24-2010, 01:08 PM
It's my first day of Atkins! No way to tell if it's going to do the trick of busting my plateau unless I stick to the plan.

01-24-2010, 01:43 PM
Because today during yoga, I saw muscle definition in my calves. I can't wait to see it other places too.

01-24-2010, 02:43 PM
Because I weigh in tomorrow and there's no reason to lose control just cuz it's a Sunday.

01-24-2010, 02:50 PM
Because I'm tired of trying to contort myself when getting mynpicture taken in order to hide my chins.

01-24-2010, 03:09 PM
Because I'm starting to feel better in my body and less pain and anxiety feels GOOD!

01-25-2010, 05:59 AM
Because it's so good not to be ill any more (lost the last 3 days to a bug) and I'm going to the gym tonight!

01-25-2010, 07:17 AM
because I would like to see a weight loss this week.

01-25-2010, 07:23 AM
Because I'm almost out of the 190's and a new decade sounds fan-freakin'-tastic :)

01-25-2010, 07:47 AM
Because it feels good to be in control.

0o0o KimoKawaii o0o0
01-25-2010, 08:21 AM
Because i've been without a life for long enough......i need to get mine back! :)

01-25-2010, 09:36 AM
I will stay on plan today because this is the way that I am eating the rest of my life in order to be the woman that I want to be.

01-25-2010, 10:18 AM
Because I lost control yesterday and binged and need to get it back!

01-25-2010, 10:19 AM
Because I finally have my body trained not to overeat.

01-25-2010, 01:03 PM
Because I'm fierce and fabulous! (And because I over did it on kettle corn yesterday and have to regain control.):o

01-25-2010, 01:21 PM
Because I can see/feel the difference for SO and for me, and I want to keep seeing it!

01-25-2010, 08:55 PM
I'm staying on plan tonight because tomorrow matters, too. Because I want to see the number on the scale go down. Because I can't be impatient.

01-25-2010, 10:49 PM
Everyone is starting to really see the differences my dad grabbed my stomach the other day and asked where the rest has gone. LOL it made me chuckle and actually feel good about myself. Sadly I still have quite a bit of stomach to lose but at least it's going!! I need to stay on plan and seriously get out of the 220s, it's driving me CRAZY!

01-25-2010, 11:15 PM
Because I can!

01-26-2010, 03:06 AM
Because I have a 3-day trip for work, starting today, and I *can* and *will* stay OP when travelling.

01-26-2010, 07:24 AM
Because I've been where I am too long and change has begun so there is no reason to stop now.

01-26-2010, 07:39 AM
Because it makes me feel good.

01-26-2010, 07:41 AM
because I want to really learn how to live with food.

01-26-2010, 08:14 AM
Because I don't miss carbs (much) and I think this new WOE is going to work. (Down three pounds this morning from a terrifying high of 161! Time will tell if Atkins is the answer, but I'm feeling pretty good about it so far.)

01-26-2010, 08:24 AM
because I want to lose weight faster than I would if I cheated!

01-26-2010, 11:04 AM
I will stay on plan today because I want to get below 200 pounds.

01-27-2010, 07:42 AM
Because I'm finally back at my ticker weight and hoping to be even lower soon so I can finally call this plateau officially busted.

01-27-2010, 07:47 AM
Because the sun is rising on a beautiful new day, and I want to make it the best it can be.:carrot:

01-27-2010, 07:49 AM
I will stay on plan today because I've worked so hard to see progress!!!

01-27-2010, 08:13 AM
because I got through yesterday....so, I want to carry on!

01-27-2010, 08:22 AM
I will stay on plan because I started this journey 2 yrs ago today. Im down 90lbs , I should be at goal but this year is my year to get there!!

01-27-2010, 09:22 AM
You rock dgrammie!

because I stayed op yesterday...and I can do it today because of it.

01-27-2010, 09:52 AM
Because I feel really pretty today.

01-27-2010, 10:00 AM
Because I woke up at 4 am, excited with life. I look back on the 42 years I've been on earth and it's gone by in a flash. I look forward to the year it will take (or more, no pressure!) to get to goal and it feels like it will take forever! In reality, a year isn't that long and it will go by anyway! I might as well get healthy in the process!

01-27-2010, 10:51 AM
because I'm seeing scale numbers lower than I've ever seen in my adult life and I like it.

because the more weight I lose the easier running becomes and the closer I get to the me in my head who is running a marathon.

01-27-2010, 11:09 AM
Because it'll make sense some day that I did.

01-27-2010, 11:18 AM
Because even though I feel blah (I miss the sun :sunny: ) Inside I feel GREAT that I have lost weight and am in the 230's!

01-27-2010, 11:27 AM
Because I'm soooooo close to being out of my current decade, and I'm really looking forward to a new one!

01-27-2010, 11:39 AM
Because I feel lighter and better already! And I want more of it.

01-27-2010, 11:52 AM
because I'm so unhappy when I don't