Saturday, April 5, 2014

Weight Loss Goals

So, I wanted to share a bit more about my weight loss goals. I made (what I think to be) a very reasonable list of my goals. I really just want to be under 200 by the end of the year. Of course I plan to lose more after that, but for now, meeting this goal is what I'm focusing on. To get there, I would have to lose 6.5 pounds per month. Considering most say that a "healthy" weight loss rate is 1-2 pounds per week, I figured this plan would be just about right. When I made this list I weighed 259.2. Anyway, here is the breakdown of my goals:

End of March goal - 253.5

End of April goal - 247.0

End of May goal - 240.5

End of June goal - 234.0

End of July goal - 227.5

End of August goal - 221.0

End of September goal - 214.5

End of October goal - 208.0

End of November goal - 201.5

End of December goal - 195!!!

I'm already a bit ahead, which I am so incredibly excited about!!! Technically, I've already achieved my end of April goal and its only April 5th! I know that I probably won't be ahead of my goals throughout this whole process. I'm aware that weight drops off a lot faster towards the beginning of the diet. However, I will keep trying to meet or surpass my goals every month! I made a weight loss goals page at the end of my Erin Condren life planner to have a visual and bright reminder and I love the way it looks. (photo below) It's a great reminder as well as a motivator. I can't wait for the end of every month so I can fill in my weight loss!! 

By the way, when I purchased my life planner I was able to get $10 off by signing up on their website. I'm pretty sure they still have the same promotion for first time buyers!!

Good luck to everyone on a similar journey!! If you'd like to follow me on
myfitnesspal my username is CountdownToPrincess 

We can encourage each other along the way!!!




8 comments:

  1. What a great idea! Good luck!

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  2. CountdowntoPrincess....don't give up! I too have been on a life-long journey and refuse to give up. I am praying for good choices to be made by you. Will check in soon!

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  3. Hello,
    I wanted to tell you how encouraging your weight loss journey is that I was able to get started by using your idea that was posted on pinterest. I am keeping a weight lost journal for the first time and it started with the inside cover that was created with your weight loss goal sheet inspiration. I hope that is okay. You also encouraged me to start a blog as well, which was scary because I have no idea what I am doing ... hahaha.... but since I can talk talk talk... I figured I will get the hang of it soon. God Bless you young lady for this encouragement. You can do it.... WE CAN DO!!!!!

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