For example, when I first joined WW, the goals are pretty much set for you in the beginning...5%, 10% and then on from there by pounds (25, 50, etc). They give you a nifty charm holder after attending 4 meetings and they give you charms for each milestone that they set for you. And in addition to that, I can set my own goals. My first one was to lose 25 pounds before vacation. Well, I did that and then some. My next was to be down 40 pounds before the first family wedding. Check. Did that (and still have time to drop a few more pounds). My new goal for myself is 50 pounds by Christmas. That's "only" 10 more pounds. And, I have 4 1/2 months to do it. I can do that.
Weight loss goals aren't the only goals I set for myself. I do the same thing for the amount of water I drink, the number of steps I take, and how many times I work out in a week, etc.
I had a great last week! My doctor was extremely pleased with my progress. I was SO happy to learn that my sugars dropped and I am no longer in the at-risk-for-diabetes area. That in itself is the icing on the cake (oops BAD example - ha ha!). I hit my -40 pound goal (early). I feel fantastic. OH! And the clothes I just bought (right before vacation) are getting to be just too big to wear!
Body gratitude was the last WW weekly topic. I have been seeing my body in a different way. Naked? Not so much but I like the way I look in my clothes MUCH better. The "ladies" are a bit smaller! And, best of all, hubby now calls me his "smoking hot wife", which I don't hate. :)