Friday, June 19 2015
“I want to lose weight.” Nine out of ten times this is what I hear when I ask clients what is their most important goal? When I delve deeper into why they want to lose weight. Here are some of the most revealing reasons – and the best reasons to lose weight!
I hate looking at myself in a mirror.
I want to feel I can do this and to keep it the weight off.
I hate myself in a bathing suit. I don’t even like going to the pool with my kids.
I want to feel good about myself again.
I want to feel better physically.
I want to be happier.
I dread having your picture taken.
I will be healthier.
So I won’t die young like my parent, a relative.
So I will be a good example to my children.
I will eat healthier food; therefore your family will eat healthier.
I will be less winded when walking stairs or long distances
I will live longer, and enjoy my life more.
I will not fear the scales any more.
I will look better, and feel better.
I want to look good at my class reunion; my son/daughter’s wedding.
So my back and feet won’t hurt.
So people won’t think I’m pregnant.
So I won’t have to come up with new excuses for being overweight.
So I won’t feel depressed to just dressed in the morning.
So I can feel comfortable in a car, at the theater, an airplane.
I want to be happy!
I want to be able to run, play and do things with my kids/grandkids.
I want to dance again.
I want to feel better about myself.
I want to wear smaller size clothing.