I thought it would be fun to see people post their weight loss goals in terms of mission statements. I can't even say what brought the thought to my mind, but why not?
A mission statement is generally a short paragraph used mostly for businesses or non-profit organizations to positively spread the word about their purpose, how they're achieving their purpose, and what values guide their work.
What are the opportunities or needs that we exist to address? (the purpose)
What are we doing to address these needs? (the business)
What principles or beliefs guide our work? (the values)
My answers are as follows:
The purpose: to build permanent healthy habits, to increase my fitness level, to lose excess fat, and to maintain any weight lost
The business: using Weight Watchers PointsPlus for monitoring food, regular activity to increase fitness levels, and following Beck Diet Solution for building healthy habits
The values: to celebrate every step I take as I take it, to ensure that this journey is a happy and healthy one by focusing on the positive, and to nurture and care for my body
So I pared it down, and wrote it out as such:
My mission is to build permanent, healthy habits through daily practice, to increase my fitness level and lose excess fat by committing to regular activity and monitoring my food intake, and to maintain any weight lost all the while ensuring that this journey is a happy and healthy one by celebrating every step I take as I take it.
Does anyone else have a mission statement?