Tag Archives: goals

When it all went wrong

14 Dec

I used to weigh 64 kg. I had successfully lost 8 kg in only a couple of months and I felt on top of the world. I’d never felt so good about myself as I did back then. I’ve always been a little heavier than the other girls in my class, so being ‘just like them’ was a dream come true for me. I wasn’t the fat girl anymore – I was getting thin. I loved it. But that moment didn’t last long, because I broke down and I quickly started putting the pounds back on. I want to write about what I learned from that dark chapter of my life and just let my heart speak. Just write whatever comes to mind.

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3 Specific weight loss goals

11 Dec

Why do you want to lose weight? Is it because you want to be healthy? Or maybe because you want to live a more fulfilling life? I noticed that many of the reasons I came up with were a little bit vague. What does “healthy” even mean? How do I know I’m healthy? When do I know I have reached my goal of living a healthy lifestyle? Is drinking diet coke every other day healthy? Compared to drinking multiple units every day it probably is, but it’s not really healthy on its own. Just like being thinner doesn’t really mean much either. Compared to models, I’ll still be fat, even if I lose all the weight I want to lose. I realized that I needed to set some achievable goals for myself, other than just reaching my goal weight. I decided to transform some of my general goals into more achievable goals I can actually measure. Maybe I don’t even need to reach my goal weight to accomplish my goals!

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