Hooray for the year 2017 (I know it's only October! - Sorry!)

The year 2017 is proving to be a very exciting one, and here is why:

I am going to be a bridesmaid in April for a very dear friend.

Partner and I are hoping to buy a house towards May/June.

WE HAVE JUST BOOKED A HOLIDAY FOR SEPTEMBER (we didn’t have one this year, and this will be our second sunny-abroad holiday together, and I can’t wait already.)

There may or may not be some romantic proposal in my future next year-possibly the year after (we’re very un-romantic and agreed no talk of engagements or weddings until a house has been bought) so I am very excited about buying a house and all things to follow.

The above are all GREAT reasons to go and lose weight and feel motivated :) :)

I am hoping to be a gorgeous bridesmaid this time – I was a bridesmaid in August this year and while I felt great, the pictures are back, the judgments have been made (only by myself) and I was gross, to put it lightly. The dress hugged fat I didn’t even know I had. So my goal is to avoid this next year! I will assess my weight just before Christmas and decide how much more weight I need to lose by April.

Then judging myself by the photos of me at the wedding – I will decide how much more weight I want to lose by my holiday.

These are good “goal posts” for me – giving me a certain date to work for without overloading myself with “I must lose XX lbs by XX point.”

I am having a brilliant Monday (we’ve only just booked this holiday) and it has put me in a very good, motivated mood. Hooray!

:) :)


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3 Replies

  • HI Kinbun,

    This is a lovely post, highlighting all the great things you're looking forward to, and what is motivating you. Great that you've just booked that holiday - very exciting!!!

    Glad you're in a very good, motivated moods, as that will really help you to stay focused and have a brilliant week ahead.

    Enjoy your week!

    Lowcal :-)

  • Wow what a positive attitude. Keep posting and keep us posted. Good luck with all those exciting things

  • Hello Kinbun 😊

    Welcome to the Weight Loss NHS forum. It’s great that you’ve joined.😊

    Take a look at the Pinned Posts section, to the right of your screen (bottom, if you're using a mobile) and have a look at the Welcome Newbies thread.😊

    Look at the Topics section beneath that, for posts that could answer any questions you may have. Consider joining any, or all, of our challenges, as they're fun and motivating. 😊

    Join us for the Monday Group weigh-in. If you follow Lowcal and Moreless (our very approachable site Admins), you'll be notified when they post the threads. The latest weigh-in thread can always be found in the Events section, to the right of the home page. 😊

    Be active on the forum, as that's where we exchange ideas and get our daily dose of motivation and inspiration.😊

    Enjoy the forum, and wishing you success with your goals.😊

    You have lots of nice things to look forward to 😊 Onwards and downwards as we say on here 😊

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