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rosesandholly 04-08-2014 08:28 PM

What goals are you striving for?
 
Hi all,
I was wondering what some of your weight loss goals were; not in number of pounds, but in things you want to do/be when you are at a healthier weight, whatever that may be for you. I find it is very important to have goals, and to try to keep sight of them when I'm tempted to eat something unhealthy.

Here are some of mine:

I want to lose enough clothes sizes to get out of the "plus size" category.
Related, I want to buy and wear pretty clothes that are my size (not a size bigger, as I've done almost all my life). I don't want to have to settle for what I think of as "fat people clothes".
I want to wear shorts without feeling ashamed of myself.
I want to have a stomach that doesn't hang down.
I want to wear pretty lingerie. :)
I want to eat/exercise in a way that teaches my son healthy habits so that he doesn't go through what I did, and so that I can be with him and hubby as long as possible.
I want to get comfy with not being "the fat chick". I've spent most of my life hiding behind my size and being invisible to a lot of people. I think the people on this board will understand what I mean. I have to be OK with being "seen", if I'm going to make my changes stick.

Hopefully this is helpful to others as well!

mb2004 04-08-2014 08:33 PM

Hmmm non scale goals,

Do a 5k
Wear short shorts and a tanktop! (and look damn good!)
Be strong
Have someone not recognize because I lost so much weight.

hhm6 04-08-2014 08:57 PM

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Originally Posted by mb2004 (Post 4980623)
Hmmm non scale goals,

Do a 5k
Wear short shorts and a tanktop! (and look damn good!)
Be strong
Have someone not recognize because I lost so much weight.

I can't wait to see this happen to me! (if it ever does lol)

I am striving to be a healthier weight! As I gained I felt like things just got worse, asthma, joints, couldn't do things normal 20-something year olds could do (rock climbing -was a disaster last time I tried and the rope was too small to go around my butt-AWFUL experience!!). I just want to be in better shape while I'm still young!

...and of course to look good in clothes, vanity has a lot to do with my weight loss attempt this time around! (sad but true!)

mb2004 04-08-2014 09:01 PM

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Originally Posted by hhm6 (Post 4980637)
I can't wait to see this happen to me! (if it ever does lol)

I am striving to be a healthier weight! As I gained I felt like things just got worse, asthma, joints, couldn't do things normal 20-something year olds could do (rock climbing -was a disaster last time I tried and the rope was too small to go around my butt-AWFUL experience!!). I just want to be in better shape while I'm still young!

...and of course to look good in clothes, vanity has a lot to do with my weight loss attempt this time around! (sad but true!)

I totally agree with you there. Rock climbing is pretty embarrassing...

Palestrina 04-08-2014 09:40 PM

- I want to stop over eating and binging
- I want to be one of those people who occassionally forgets to eat
- I want to not have an eating disorder
- I want to feel confident in how I look
- I want shopping to become a pleasant experience
- I don't want to feel self conscious about my weight
- I want to have more energy
- complete a 5k
- take a dance class without feeling wiped out 10min into the class
- wear high heel stilettos comfortably again
- I don't want to be a diet weirdo, I want to eat all the things I like without having to make strange accommodations for me everywhere I go.

LovesToTravel 04-08-2014 09:47 PM

I have some hikes on my bucket list that I'd like to accomplish in the next few years. Last year I turned 30 and realized that if I kept up my poor eating habits and sedentary lifestyle, I either wasn't going to be able to do the trips at all or I was going to struggle miserably the whole time. That's why I joined this site and got serious about getting back to a healthy weight and getting fit!

Imagining myself sitting at home growing old, fat, and sad with my junk food just...no. I'm not willing to cast my dreams aside for a life of regrets. THAT is what keeps me going every day. When I feel tempted to fall back into old habits like eating out nearly every day, all I can think is, "You're going to choose that over the Inca Trail? Or Everest base camp? Seriously???"

It's silly, I know, but it works for me!

Paulitens 04-09-2014 12:09 AM

I want to look great. Not "great for being 33" or "great for being a mom." I want to look great, period. I want to look the best I ever have.
I want to feel confident because... yeah, I'm a grown up woman and this is the body I was given so it's time I embrace it and let my confidence shine. It's there, somewhere.
I want my tummy to be flat. Not like a washboard, I'm ok with a bit of curves, but just not the muffin top.
I want to go back to wearing low-rise jeans without said muffin top.
I want to show my daughters that you can have it all. I do have it all, and I want some more. I'm ambitious and I love setting and achieving goals, I want my daughters to see that in me. That I work, I study, that I'm a mom, I'm a wife, I strive to be better physically, mentally, spiritually... I have it all and they, too, can have it one day.

krampus 04-09-2014 09:50 AM

I would like to fit in with the sinewy, functional fitness-bodied women at hippie festivals, and exhibit similar comfort with showing skin without self-consciousness.

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lotsakids 04-09-2014 10:15 AM

I want to be healthy and beat the familial early death sentence. My dad was gone at 53, my mom at 60, and my brother at 45. I'm 54 going on 55 - scary!

A lot of this was life choices (heavy smokers, drug use, drinking) but so is overeating. My drug of choice has always been food. Trying to change that. On the other hand we have clean living relatives who lived well into their 80's.

RVAscreenwriter 04-09-2014 11:16 AM

lotsakids - you have perhaps the most inspiring non-scale goal, yet!

I, on the other hand, am a bit more narcissistic motivations. ;)

1. I want to wear a two-piece swimsuit with confidence, for the first time in my life.
2. I want to not think twice about putting on running shorts; I want to not give a moment's thought to my thighs while I am jogging unless it is because they are tired
3. I want to take photos without hoping for the best
4. I want to feel strong and energetic... bounding up a hill on a jog? what a great idea!

Radiojane 04-09-2014 11:52 AM

I'm basically striving to feel good and be able to keep up with the world. And be smaller. I'm always going to be "big", just by nature of height and bone structure, but that's not an excuse for all this extra weight.

I'm also vain. I want to feel confident naked. Rock a short dress. where a slinky top....



Lotsakids I totally agree. I lost my dad very young because of obesity, and I'm determined not to be a repeat.

Krampus I'm never going to look like that, but I definitely strive for "functional" fitness. I'd rather be able to say that I can carry the water jugs across the lawn and up my steps, or pull myself up on to a tree branch than say I could "bench" whatever number.

pixelllate 04-09-2014 12:48 PM

I just wanna keep what I got - I've always had my personal dream body type, just not exactly the dream body fat content. I think Martin Berkham once said that the secret benefit of being lean is that it frees up a lot of mental energy that you can devote to other things, so I'm moving on (beside just keeping up simple routing) to career and hobby related goals.

xRiotGirl 04-09-2014 01:21 PM

I want to stay far away from the Diabetes that runs in my family.
I want to be a kick-*** runner.
I want to buy and wear all the cute dresses in the world!
I want to feel sexy in sexy lingerie instead of feeling like I'm playing dress-up.
I, too, want my future children to observe healthy habits from me.
I want to be fearless!

Locke 04-09-2014 01:36 PM

I would like to be happy and to love everyone around me. I would like to love myself no matter what I look like. I would like to have energy when I need it but also the wisdom to know when I need to relax. I would like to be comfortable in my skin and I want to find and bring out the beauty in other people so that they feel comfortable, too. I would like to hone the skill required to know when my body needs nourishment, rest, and exercise.

HuggerBunny 04-10-2014 04:08 AM

My goals are pretty boring, but they're important to me. In order from most important to... least most important (?):

1) Be healthy. I don't want to get diabetes or any other disease related to my weight, and I don't want to lose my uterus.
2) Live a long life!
3) Get pregnant and have a healthy baby.
4) Avoid getting gestational diabetes while pregnant.

My husband and I spent 3 years trying to conceive. This past October, I had to have a hysteroscopy and after looking at the pathology results, my doctor said she'd advise a hysterectomy if I was 10 years older. I also found out that I have hormonal problems and my insulin levels are messed up. She said losing weight is the best thing I could do to hold onto my uterus (for some reason I really don't want it gone, even if it's not doing anything), not get diabetes, fix the hormonal issues, and have a baby. So, here we are! I'm down 32 pounds so far. I'm hoping to be down to 175 by the middle of June, which is when my doctor is going to start me on fertility treatments. She's very pleased with my weight loss so far and said that if I keep everything up, she thinks I could live to be an old lady.

It might seem odd that I put having a baby as #3 on my list. I'm desperate to have a baby and love kids, but would choose living a long, healthy life free of diabetes over having a baby and dying early from health issues. If/when I do get pregnant, having a healthy baby will instantly become my #1 goal, though!

Pattience 04-10-2014 05:02 AM

Hugger bunny they are not boring goals at all! How can wanting to get pregnant and have a healthy baby be considered boring. etc.

So my main goal is not to put this blasted weight on ever again. I have been skinny numerous times but i have spent too much of my older years being too overweight and i've totally had it up to the gills with being fat.

My other goals are: look the best i can, wear anything i want, though with age i recognise that one doesn't have the same free choices in clothing that younger people do.

I want to just be permanently slim forever and ever. Its all i want from this. Of course i want to be healthy in my old age but my health is generally not

And i want to share something with because i am sure this is one reason why i am going to be successful.

one of my things is to quit sweets. I have some out clauses. They are:
i can eat sweets if someone offers them to me but only one serve. No seconds and no helping myself.

And i can have sweets if i am out at a restaurant with other people.

I've chosen these two things because i think they will not cause me to lose it. I feel its a safe situation where i can't really get carried away and lose control. But at the same time i recognise that eating sweets once like this, increases the risk of letting the reigns go in other situations.

So i've been preparing myself day by day with my commitment to this strategy.

In recent months people have offered me sweets on numerous occasions. Always i've said no thanks because i felt it was important to be able to say no and not feel that i have to grab that sweet chance every time it came my way.

And i also said no in those situations because my desire for the sweets was not very great.

Today was different. Today was visiting a friend in the afternoon and with coffee he offered me a lamington which is a traditional cake. And i like lamingtons even if they are the bought ones. I have a general disdain of supermarket brand sweets now. They are usually made with cheap ingredients and are usually less than delicious.

however today i was a little bit peckish and decided yes i would have that laming ton. So i did and i really enjoyed it and have not felt the slightest bit of guilt about it. Also when there i told my friend about my strategy and said he must not let me have another one - though of course i knew that if i wanted one he'd let me have it. It was mainly me who had to be sure not to take another one. So i said let's put them away.

so anyway its all good and i feel good about all that.

I don't get offered sweets that often so its not going to be a frequent event. I am glad i still have some chances to eat sweets but that these chances are low risk for me who has a tendency to binge on sweets to the exclusion to other healthy foods.

So if anyone here has this tendency, you might consider a strategy like this. I would say i would wish i could be a moderate eater of sweets but i have never been able to achieve that for longer than a few weeks.

HuggerBunny 04-10-2014 05:45 AM

Pattience, I meant my goals are boring because they don't involve anything fun, like shopping for pretty clothes or being able to hike a mountain with friends.

I'd never heard of Lamington cake before and looked it up. Yum! Good job on only having one serving and limiting your sugar intake in other ways :) Deciding to only have sugary things occasionally when offered by others sounds like a good approach. I think we all have different approaches that work for us!

sunshine 04-10-2014 06:36 AM

My goal is to fit into the Mother of the Bride dress I bought on-line. It's a size 14 and I do not want to return it for a size 16! I'm sure it will look great if I lose about 15 lbs. I really have to do this because I spent so much money on this dress and I'd be mortified if I had to wear it the way it fits now. I've cut my intake of food, I'm working out before work for 25 mins., I'm walking 1 mile on my lunch break and walking 4 to 6 miles after dinner. I have until early June to do this and I know I can….I HAVE to. I haven't given myself another choice.

HuggerBunny 04-10-2014 04:06 PM

Hi Sunshine! Oh, that sounds like a very stressful goal. I've been there before with a bridesmaid dress. I will be thinking good thoughts for you! In late August, there's another wedding I have to be a bridesmaid in. The whole dress thing is complicated because a) the dress has to be ordered months ahead of time and who knows what weight I will be when the wedding day arrives because a lot of weight can be lost in 5 months but I could also be 3 months pregnant by then, and b) the closes David's Bridal (where the dress is coming from) is several hundred miles away from me so all dress size choosing is happening online, and they do not have a generous return policy. Even more annoying, the dress I need is actually in stock right now and would be shipped quickly, but who knows if the same one will be available 4 months from now? Putting off the purchase until I have a better idea of what my size will be would be foolish. So yes, I feel for you, and it's probably even more worrisome when you're the mother of the bride rather than just a bridesmaid.

What are your goals after that one?

nonameslob 04-10-2014 04:20 PM

I want to not have Obesity be a cause of my death on my death certificate, as it was on my grandmom's.

I want to try rock climbing and ziplining and other activities like that. Right now I always get nervous that my weight will break something or I won't fit into the gear or I'm not strong enough.

I want to be able to keep up with my bf when we're hiking (I'm getting there!)

I want to fit comfortably on a plane seat and in chairs and not feel like I'm going to break something.

Eventually have a healthy pregnancy, one day (I'm no where near ready for kids anyway).

rubidoux 04-11-2014 10:35 PM

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Originally Posted by hhm6 (Post 4980637)
rock climbing -was a disaster last time I tried and the rope was too small to go around my butt-AWFUL experience!!).

Oh man! So sorry this happened to you! I went to a rock climbing place w my ten year old not too long ago (probably 15 or 20 pounds heavier than now, but still MUCH smaller than my high weight) and because I have no interest whatsoever in rock climbing, I didn't know or think of the fact that I was gonna have to wear that not-so-flattering to anybody but even worse if you're fat harness thingy. OMG! I was still big enough that it was a little embarrassing, but not too bad. I was so happy, though, that I didn't unsuspectingly walk into that trap at my high weight. What would I do??? You can't just tell your kid you're too fat to help them climb! :( What a nightmare!

Quote:

Originally Posted by pixelllate (Post 4981015)
I just wanna keep what I got - I've always had my personal dream body type, just not exactly the dream body fat content.

This is interesting! I feel the same. My body type is not what everybody else likes (umm, short and stocky pretty much describes it), but when I notice other women who I think look good, they're a thinner version of me! I have wondered if maybe we're all programmed to feel that way, but I think maybe not. It doesn't seem like anyone else I know does. :cool:

So, my goals have changed so much as I've progressed. In the beginning it was all about getting healthier, being able to move more easily and fit in furniture and just be able to comfortably do things that normal-weighted humans can do. As I have lost, though, it has become more about vanity and just enjoying having a smaller body. I am really enjoying exercise now in a way that I could not while fat and also enjoying what it's doing to my body in a way I didn't think I would. In the last couple of weeks I had a whoosh and went from about 153 to 144 and all of the sudden my body just felt so strong! And I have abs!!! Not the six pack kind of abs, but like I can really feel that I'm strong under that pooch that I try to remember made a great baby house. :) I never expected to actually reach my goal weight, but now I am kind of thinking I will (knock on wood!) and I can't wait to see what it's like. I will know I'm there (as the actual goal weight is a bit of a stab in the dark, although it doesn't seem too far off) when I can choose what to wear because I like the style not because its a style that doesn't show all of my flaws too much.

hhm6 04-11-2014 10:50 PM

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Originally Posted by rubidoux (Post 4982770)
Oh man! So sorry this happened to you! I went to a rock climbing place w my ten year old not too long ago (probably 15 or 20 pounds heavier than now, but still MUCH smaller than my high weight) and because I have no interest whatsoever in rock climbing, I didn't know or think of the fact that I was gonna have to wear that not-so-flattering to anybody but even worse if you're fat harness thingy. OMG! I was still big enough that it was a little embarrassing, but not too bad. I was so happy, though, that I didn't unsuspectingly walk into that trap at my high weight. What would I do??? You can't just tell your kid you're too fat to help them climb! :( What a nightmare!


This is interesting! I feel the same. My body type is not what everybody else likes (umm, short and stocky pretty much describes it), but when I notice other women who I think look good, they're a thinner version of me! I have wondered if maybe we're all programmed to feel that way, but I think maybe not. It doesn't seem like anyone else I know does. :cool:

So, my goals have changed so much as I've progressed. In the beginning it was all about getting healthier, being able to move more easily and fit in furniture and just be able to comfortably do things that normal-weighted humans can do. As I have lost, though, it has become more about vanity and just enjoying having a smaller body. I am really enjoying exercise now in a way that I could not while fat and also enjoying what it's doing to my body in a way I didn't think I would. In the last couple of weeks I had a whoosh and went from about 153 to 144 and all of the sudden my body just felt so strong! And I have abs!!! Not the six pack kind of abs, but like I can really feel that I'm strong under that pooch that I try to remember made a great baby house. :) I never expected to actually reach my goal weight, but now I am kind of thinking I will (knock on wood!) and I can't wait to see what it's like. I will know I'm there (as the actual goal weight is a bit of a stab in the dark, although it doesn't seem too far off) when I can choose what to wear because I like the style not because its a style that doesn't show all of my flaws too much.

Right?! I hate that harness!! I mean it so ugly and it's just uncomfortable! lol

Wow 144!!! Go you!! Are you still doing keto?! I dropped from 167 from 168 and noticed my stomach was so much flatter! I feel like I'm beginning to see the potential I have to look normal and not fat, just need to stick to my diet, lol!

I have to say though, vanity motivates me like no other! There are days when I tell myself I'm doing this for my health and me, but what really gets me going to exercise and put down all the crap food I'm tempting to eat is when I see older, thinner photos of myself!

worththeeffort2 04-12-2014 09:09 AM

Why I Want to Reach My Goal Weight
 
23 Reasons “Why I Want to Reach My Goal Weight”
1. I want to be able to be able to walk, exercise, climb stairs, and ride a bike without experiencing excessive ankle and knee pain or shortness of breath.
2. I want to be able to stand up from the couch or a low chair without turning into a circus act.
3. I want to put my Type II Diabetes into permanent remission.
4. I want to reduce my cholesterol before it becomes a problem.
5. I want to take measures to keep my blood pressure at a healthy level.
6. I want to be able to easily clean myself after using the rest room.
7. I want the energy to both work and make my jewelry without feeling exhausted from the moment I get out of bed in the morning.
8. I want to be limber and flexible.
9. I want my libido back.
10. I want to feel sensual without the accompanying guilt.
11. I want average hips and an average butt.
12. I want to walk down an aisle without people moving out of the way as if there isn’t room for two of us to pass at once.
13. I want sit in a chair without my butt and hips overflowing.
14. I want to buy a new mattress and have it last more than six months.
15. I want to belly dance—in costume—for my husband and feel beautiful doing it.
16. I want to be able to swim again and feel comfortable in a bathing suit.
17. I want to be able to shop some place other than Lane Bryant.
18. I want to avoid potential financial/insurance penalties for being morbidly obese.
19. I want to dress nicely and not feel like a parade float.
20. I want to look and feel as beautiful as the jewelry I make.
21. I want to make new opportunities for myself.
22. I want to feel successfully in control of my life and healthy food choices.
23. I want to feel proud of myself for being consistent and reaching my goal.

Streudel 04-12-2014 11:50 AM

More than anything else, my goal is to get back to running. I hurt my foot and during the layoff regained all of my weight plus 10. Now the foot's better but I'm afraid I'd just injure myself again if I don't lose some weight first.

Sure, I want to be happy with what I see in the mirror, wear pretty clothes, and all that, but running made me feel better about myself and my body than anything else ever has. I could lose the weight and still see an ugly woman in the mirror, but there's no denying the accomplishment of a PR, a sub-30:00 5k, or a 10 mile long run.

In my very first race, I got a second place medal in my age group. I was still 180 lbs. at that time. Any fat chick can tell you how I felt every time I passed a skinny girl on the way. By the time I sprinted through the finish line, I knew I was a winner, medal or not.

Arwen17 04-14-2014 09:45 AM

Goals:
1. Be healthy and live a long life.
2. If I have children one day, set a good example for them. Have a healthy baby etc.
3. Get my first boyfriend somehow. I'm 23 years old right now.
4. Continue to be able to travel to Japan even when I'm much older.
5. Feel beautiful in body-hugging clothes and bikini swimsuits. (I'm praying that if I just get low enough, my apple shape will go away and I'll finally have a flat stomach.)

Goals already met:
1. As long as it's not skin-tight around the waist area, I look good in clothes now. And it's easy to find and fit into clothes I like.
2. I feel a lot healthier and more energetic.
3. Skin clarity has improved immensely.

Psychic 04-14-2014 09:56 AM

1. I want to be in a normal weight range for the first time in my life.
I've always been short and chubby. I just want to be at a healthy weight. Not skinny, but healthy.

2. I want to build muscle and be strong.
I've recently developed a fascination with building muscles. I love the way they look. I want to keep going until I can actually do push-ups, pull-ups, etc.

3. I want to try to avoid weight-related health problems that run in my family.
My family has a history of all sorts of weight-related health problems. These include diabetes, knee replacements, triple/quadruple bypass surgery, varicose veins. My mother has diabetes, fibromyalgia, neuropathy, degenerative discs disease and arthritis. I can't prevent it all, but I can try to make it easier on myself by keeping healthy.

4. I want to be healthy enough to be a good mom and keep up with my children.
I want children more than anything. I want to be at a healthy weight so that I can do things with them and run around and play with them. Not to mention that pregnancy issues run in my family, so being healthier before getting pregnant can only help.

Dottington 04-14-2014 12:56 PM

1. To live as long and as healthy a life as possible
2. To be as fit(or fitter) than my dad who's in better shape then anyone I know!
3. To be able to comfortably hike 3.5mph at 10K while carrying a backpacking pack :p Right now I'm at 2.7ish, so still a ways.
4. To be a hot wife for when I eventually get married ;)
5. To share clothes with my sister who I look similar to and have a similar build to but she's 20lbs thinner and a model haha

ohlovely 04-14-2014 05:44 PM

I haven't really thought about this, but these are the two things that come up to mind.

1. Wear shorts - Even when I was thin, my mind thought I was fat therefore I was self-conscious about wearing shorts. So when I lose this weight, I'm buying myself some shorts and wearing them every day during the summer.

2. Go to Yosemite and hike half dome - I just thought of this now and I think it's more of an incentive for me. I enjoy hiking and I am sure I can do Yosemite today, but I would rather enjoy it more than be tired out.

rosesandholly 04-14-2014 09:19 PM

I have a friend who now lives out of state, but comes home every year for Christmas. One of my favorite goals is to really stun her when she sees me again. She used to be my partner in crime, the person I ate all the really fattening deserts with, the person I knew would never judge me for my weight. Like me, she'd been heavy all her life. Well, she started jogging and working out and dropped 70 pounds. It would be awesome to impress her, cause she's sure impressed me!

rosesandholly 04-14-2014 09:21 PM

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Originally Posted by ohlovely (Post 4984493)
I haven't really thought about this, but these are the two things that come up to mind.

1. Wear shorts - Even when I was thin, my mind thought I was fat therefore I was self-conscious about wearing shorts. So when I lose this weight, I'm buying myself some shorts and wearing them every day during the summer.

2. Go to Yosemite and hike half dome - I just thought of this now and I think it's more of an incentive for me. I enjoy hiking and I am sure I can do Yosemite today, but I would rather enjoy it more than be tired out.

Ohlovely I hear you about the shorts! I live in the deep South and I still hate wearing them! I told myself I would only wear them for the gym, but now I go there so often I end up just wearing shorts most days. I still hate it and feel very self conscious.

Brandis 04-14-2014 09:54 PM

I want to avoid heart disease, and diabetes, and reduce my risk of cancer.

However, I would loooove to wear a bikini on my next vacation and then bring the pics back to show everyone!

Also, I know this is terribly vain, but I am hiding under the "anonymity of the internet" when I say this- I want to spend a lot of money on skincare and anti-aging treatments(this has to wait until I get my new career, though). However, I want to have a fit body to go along with my rockin' new skin.

And the next time I see an ex, I want them to break their neck staring. Also, looking like one of the hippies would be nice. And the ultimate goal is to finally end my addiction and dependence on food and stop my disordered eating FOREVER!!!!

Sheena82 04-15-2014 07:31 AM

1. I want to have a bath without creating a dam behind my ***
2. I want to look like ernestine shepherd when i'm her age or like even now
3. I want to get through all three levels of 30DS in one go without taking a rest (lol still on level one with rest breaks)
4. I want to wear jeans without looking awful
5. I want to be able to sit down without worrying about my tummy bulge or feeling the need to hide it with my handbag
6. I want to be able to walk around not always thinking about how huge my bum must look to other people
7. I want to go to a beach and wear shorts and a bikini top and not care about my stretch marks
8. I want to have babies and be a good example as a mother
9. I want to go to a crossfit class and boxing and kick *** (too terrified of it right now)
10. I want to be able to do a proper push up (my brother does them on one frickin finger and kills me as I'm still on girly push ups)

Sorrow 04-15-2014 07:35 AM

To be able to fit in to size 14 Jeans.
To be able to produce the best possible chance to get pregnant (i am mainly doing this to get fertility treatment)
To be able to look slimmer than i have ever looked in my life.

noshoes 04-15-2014 07:43 AM

Run 5km
Be an example to my kids especially for son who could benefit from healthier foods.
Wear women's clothes and not be tight.
Feel good, better health
Deal with depression
Feel lighter

Getting a taste of these and love it.

CrabNebula 05-06-2014 12:14 AM

To look hot in a formal gown mostly. :D

Veloria 05-07-2014 02:13 AM

I love this thread. Lots of awesome goals here. Here are mine:
- Wear a tank top with confidence
- Fit into a single digit size for the first time in my life (stuck at size 10)
- Be a runner instead of a slow jogger who stops to walk a lot
- Rock a 2 piece bathing suit
- Start dating again

Cattails 05-07-2014 03:10 AM

My goals throughout have been:

- to outrun zombies
- to catch ice cream trucks
- and to be able to climb mountains

Olivia7906 05-07-2014 06:28 AM

* I want to be able to walk into any clothes store and find something in my size

* I want to wear a bathing suit on the beach (possibly a bikini lol)

* I don't want to have to worry about being overweight ever again

* I want to be able to run miles and miles at a fast pace like I was able to do 35lbs ago

Wannabehealthy 05-07-2014 09:24 AM

As my screen name says I wanna be healthy. To me that means get and keep by blood sugar and blood pressure under control. I would prefer get off the meds, but would be happy to cut back. I want to get my lipid lab work numbers in acceptable ranges.

At 68, I have outlived my father, who died at 60, my mother who died at 64, and both brothers who are also gone. I realize that no one lives forever, but I want to be able to be active and mobile for whatever years I have left.

I am beyond wanting to be thin, look good in a bathing suit etc. I accept the way I look and phooey on anyone who does not. I would be happy just to fit into the clothes that became too tight a year ago so I don't have to go out and spend more money on a bigger size.

Munchy 05-07-2014 10:09 AM

I want to not get angry and bothered as it warms up each summer because I know I'll be uncomfortably hot wearing my long sleeves and layers.

I want to just put on a tank top and sneakers and not feel self-conscious!


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