Why I Want To Lose Weight/How I Plan To Lose Weight

    Before you begin your weight-loss journey, it is important to spend time reflecting on why YOU
    want to lose weight. Make sure that these are personal motivators and are not intended to
    please others.

    Reviewing this list frequently will help keep you on track and focused on your personal
    commitment to take control of your health!

    How I Plan to Lose Weight

    Goal setting is the “how” of weight loss. Motivators are the “why.” When setting goals, utilize the SMART technique:
    SMART Technique Example
    Specific Who, what, where, when, how… “I want to lose 10 pounds in two months.”
    Measurable How will you track? 10 pounds in 8 weeks = 1.25 pounds/week
    Attainable Resources you have available, previous experience “I have been able to do this before, and now I have new tools from my doctor!”
    Relevant Why this goal is important Review your motivators above
    Timely Set benchmarks and deadlines “Focusing for two-month intervals works for me.”