My 100 Reasons Why I want to lose this weight:
1.To try and avoid cancers (run in the family)
2.Get off my Depression Medication
3.Avoid diabetes (runs in the family)
4.Learn to not have food as my "crutch"
5.Learn to only eat when hungry
6.Bring up my confidence level
7.Help with my low self-esteem issues
8.Set a healthy example for my kids
9.Feel sexier..which I would hope would lead to more sex
10.Increase my energy level, so I can have more sex..lol
11.Fit into a size 8..like I did in High School
12.Wear a Rockin Hot Swim Suit to Mexico
13.Feel Rocking Hot wearing that swimsuit!
14.Turn heads when I am out, and know they are looking at me, and not my hot friend!
15.Fit comfortably in a plane seat
16.Not feel like a beached whale at the water parks
17.To be a Role Model for friends and family, that losing weight on your own is possible, and not with help of surgeries
18.To fit into the cute womens clothing that I sell in the store
19.Be able to try new things with out worry about if a rope would break..
20.I want to Run a 5K and finish!!
21.To have the endurance to last through Karate Classes again
22.To ride a real bike, and not worry if the tires look flat.
23.To not be everyones funny fat friend
24.To not have a double chin
25.I want to be everyones MILF! lol
26.To be able to wear lingerie(and not sweats)
27.To feel confident to wear the lingerie
28.To help elliviate my asthma symptoms
29.To get rid of my jiggly arm flaps
30.To be stronger than my boys!
31.To outrun/out workout my boys!
32.To show my daughter that beauty is more on the inside then the outside
33.To be a smokin hot Grandma, whenever that day comes!
34.To be able to play with that grandbaby..whenever that day comes!
35.To show my sisters that I can finally lose the weight and keep it off!
36.To learn to make/bake healthier versions of all the things we love
37.To wear cute underwear, and not granny panties!
38.To wear cute bras, and not over the shoulder boulder holders!
39.To not have my thigh fat rub together
40.To not have 2 stomach folds
41.To actually find my abs!!
42.To gain muscle definition
43.To have my Black Belt actually fit me so you can see my name!
44.To be able do the 2 Day 39 mile walk for Breast Cancer
45.To be more flexible..(my husband will like this one!ha)
46.I want to like who is looking back at me in the mirror
47.I want to be able to tell my story about this journey to the YMCA, and have them use me to motivate other people
48.I want my hubby to pick me up and carry me over the threshold when we celebrate our 20th anniversary this year
49.To get rid of my chubby cheeks
50.I would love to be a yoga or Zumba instructor!
51.To be ok, when a pic is taken..
52.To live a long and healthy life
53.To have sex with the lights on..lol
54.To feel pretty awesome naked
55.To feel beautiful
56.To be in onderland and stay there!
57.To dance out in public and not have my jiggly parts that shouldn't be jiggling, jiggle
58.To be able to try on any type of clothing
59.To be more stylish and wear cute things, cause plus size clothing, is not very stylish
60.To wear jeans and shorts that don't have a W after the size
61.God, this post is hard! It really makes you think!
62.I just turned 40..this is my frickin year, dammit!!
63.When I go thru menopause I don't want to be real big and have to go thru all that crap
64.To not be a "bored" eater..
65.To be able to live and enjoy life the way I want to, and be able to keep things balanced
67.To crave eating healthy
68.Plus, to be able to have my chocolate and be ok with that!
69.Since we are on this number..gain more confidence in the bedroom, and try new things, and feel confident doing that
70.To live medication free as I get older
71.To have that little Black Dress!
73.To crave exercise
74.To feel good about myself
75.Make my husband proud
76.Make my kids proud and not be ambarrassed that they have a "fat" mom
77.To be able to bend over and tie my shoes without being out of breath
78.To be lean
79.To be toned
80.To be comfortable in my own skin
81.To not have to "dream" about being thin anymore
82.To show everyone, if your dtermined, you can do anything
83.To prove to people that you can always find time to take care of yourself
84.A whole new wardrobe!
85. Shorts that don't cover my thighs
86.To be able to love myself, like my husband loves me
87.To show people that there is a vibrant, sexy woman, behind all this cushion!
88.To wear a cute sarong in Mexico
89.To have sex on the beach in Mexico..(you can believe that I'm talking about the drink, if you want;))
90.To get rid of the baby fat that still hangs..
91.I'm almost done..this is really hard, and I challenge you all to make your own list!
92.To be more positive
93.To be more mentally tough
94.To not crave fast food
95.To be able to say no, to people offering me food or yummy treats
96.To know it is ok, to indulge once in awhile, but not every day
97.To not have back fat
98.To not have my knees crack when I'm exercising
99.I deserve this for myself, I am working hard!
100.I'm not saying that losing this weight is going to make me any happier, or make me more confident..but I really want to see the person on the other side of this 247 pounds(currently at 202) and see what is waiting for me. I am ready for this change and all it will bring to my life and my familys life..it is an emotional roller coaster some days watching your body change and try to accept all that happens..and for your mind to catch up with what people are complementing you on. I have great support here on MFP, and I wouldn't have gotten this far without all my friends!