100 lb. Club - What are your rewards?

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07-02-2010, 11:24 AM
Setting aside "good health" etc, what are you giving yourself, if anything, as a reward for losing weight?

In 11 ounces' time, I will have lost a stone (14lbs). I've decided to mark it by buying a Trollbeads silver bracelet (oh, that I could afford the gold!) and one nice bead. I've promised myself a new bead for every stone. It works out about GBP2 per lb for the beads.

It will actually be 3 stone from my highest ever, and I've decided to add beads for the previously lost 2 stone right at the end. I want to look at each new stone/bead and savour it!

07-02-2010, 11:46 AM
When I hit 100 lbs down, I will be flying out for a dirty weekend with ex-beau.

07-02-2010, 11:46 AM
I rewarded myself with a Coach purse when I lost 40 pounds. Five more pounds and I'll be down 50 pounds and I'm going to get me a couple new tops and a pair of pants. My clothes are ridiculously big on me right now!

candy love
07-02-2010, 12:03 PM
After I get to 196lbs (14stone) I'm going to rewards myslef with a new wardrobe, and I'm going to do the same for every stone I lose after that :D

07-02-2010, 12:41 PM
I do lots of mini goals. For ever 2 weeks I stay exactly on plan I get a manicure and pedicure. ^_^

Other than that I figure I will buy new clothes when I need 'em. My shirts are a bit big right now, but my pants haven't budged all that much. Darn apple shape.

07-02-2010, 12:49 PM
After I get to my goal weight I plan on going shopping for some new cloths, but for the most part my reward is not being the fattest girl in college XD.

On a side note, for some strange reason I knew that a stone was 14 lbs. I don't know how I know that, but for some reason I do.

Loving Me
07-02-2010, 01:16 PM
I never really planned rewards for along the way.
As it turns out my rewards have actually ended up being things like clothes that show off the weight lost, or my new Garmin watch to motivate me in my running.
When I get to goal my main reward is going to be buying a whole new wardrobe including underwear and shoes. But I've always wanted to go to a spa for a day and the last time I had a full body massage was maybe 20 years ago, so I'd love to incorporate both of those in there at some point.

07-02-2010, 01:33 PM
Along the way, I treat myself with nice makeup and skin care products. I also just purchased some beautiful costume jewelry. I get a pedicure every 2-3 weeks. But, at 20 pounds, I plan on buying some perfume I've been eyeing. Every 20 pounds, I want to purchase something special. When I reach Onederland, I want a macro lense for my camera. At goal, I want Lasik surgery.

07-02-2010, 01:39 PM
Rosinante--I like your idea of the bracelet!

I have just started incorporating rewards and am giving myself little "treats" for every five pounds lost. So far, the rewards have been an nice organic shower soap and an organic honey face mask.



07-02-2010, 02:17 PM
I've done some small rewards, just things that I want, and then I tell myself "when you get to xx you can get that!" So 10 pounds down was the EA Sport Active Game for the Wii, 30 pounds down I got a hair cut and dye (I'm 30 and prematurely gray, and never felt that I was worth dying it before - but I adore it!!), and then when I hit 45 down I'm going in for a pedicure - it's been a LONG time since my last pedicure, so I just set this one the other day :)

07-02-2010, 05:16 PM
I don't have any rewards really for certain milestones although I'd like to get into the 170s so I could learn how to rock climb (I've kind of put that number in my head).

I've started thinking recently though that when I get to the 200 lb lost marker, that I might get a mini cooper :)

07-02-2010, 07:20 PM
I have just started thinking about my "rewards"

At 20 pounds lost, I am buying some new chunky beads to make some cute necklaces. :D Almost there!

When I rweach my 10% goal (31 pounds) I am buying some new shower gels from Bath & Body Works :)

At 40 pounds down, I am going to buy "Just Dance" for the Wii :carrot:

At 50 pounds down, I am getting a new haircut and style. I have had the same haircut for over 15 years and it will be time for a change! ;)

07-02-2010, 11:40 PM
I really need to think of something to mark 100 lbs down.

07-03-2010, 01:01 AM
Each time I have lost 20 pounds I have gotten a few new items from Ross and TJ Maxx. I know it is not the smartest thing since I will be growing out of them, but it is hard for me to walk around with super baggy clothes all the time. It is like I have not lost any weight. :) When I hit to halfway mark (65 pounds) I am going to get a massage and facial at the warm springs spa an hour away.

07-03-2010, 02:37 AM
I really need to think of something to mark 100 lbs down.

You certainly do! Congratulations!

07-03-2010, 02:40 AM
when I'm at the halfway point (37 lbs down), I'm going to buy myself one of those special hiking backpacks. Y'know... one of those with the water bladders in it and all? I've ALWAYS wanted one... :p

07-03-2010, 08:01 AM
When I get to 199, I'm going to get a nice, relaxing 1 hour massage. I can't wait! :)

I need to think of some smaller rewards for my smaller goals....

07-03-2010, 10:39 AM
I love these! I'm going to have to think of some for along the way.

07-03-2010, 10:53 AM
I've been doing my journey is terms of five pound mini goals. Each one of those I'll get my self a new lipstick or socks or handlotion or note cards, etc.

I need to think about getting under 200. Hmmmm...lots of good ideas here.

07-03-2010, 12:28 PM
If I reach 170 by the end of the month I'm buying new undies!

07-03-2010, 01:00 PM
I've never been one for delayed gratification (WOW could that have anything to do with me getting over 300 lbs?? nooooo heh) so waiting for 20 pounds before i buy a book doesn't work for me -- my DH is the reward fairy! When I lost 50 lbs he bought me a Sony E-Reader (BEST. Invention. EVER), and the big 100 was a new iMac (i'm sensing an electronic theme here...) I'm hoping @ goal he'll get me a house cleaning ROBOT hahahahahah.

One fun thing I did for a while was to tuck cash away into a can -- the cash was the difference between what i used to spend on weekends for junk. The $8 Mcdonalds lunch & the $5 dairy queen treat for BOTH DAYS, and the $5 in candy and soda etc., MINUS the money I spent on my new lunches (a sandwich, or some soup, salad etc.) and wow did it add up! After a few months I had enough to buy the Wii and then the Wii FIT! insane!!! For everyone who says eating healthy is too expensive, pffffft you're dreamin' !

07-03-2010, 01:00 PM
I'm mixing up my rewards for goals in weight loss, exercise progress, and quitting smoking.

Some of my rewards include new running shoes, a deep tissue/hot rock massage & spa, a really sexy dress that doesn't make me look lumpy and old, and an orange sapphire ring.

My ultimate goal rewards are custom-fit jeans from IndiDenim, (http://www.indidenim.com/oo/navigation/landing) shoes from Naughty Monkey (http://www.naughty-monkey.com/), a mad shopping spree at Victoria's Secret, and having my niece who is a tailor make this LBD (http://www.poshgirlvintage.com/1970s-bergdorfs-rich-hippie-dress-p-1272.html)for me.

I love reading about people's reward ideas! :)

07-03-2010, 01:06 PM
At 25 lbs down I bought myself a bike. At 50 I'm getting an iPad (though that might be delayed gratification until they come out with version 2 in the fall). I plan on using it to watch movies at the gym on Netflix so I can stay on the elliptical longer, lol. At 75 pounds down, I haven't decided yet. Maybe a massage or something. At 100, it's a whole new wardrobe, and at goal (2 pounds later), my friend and I are going on a "hot men" cruise together. She's shorter than me, but started at the same BMI, and she has been doing it about 6 months longer so she's already at almost 70 pounds lost.