Too much emphasis is put on an ideal weight. It’s important to use the scale wisely. Let it guide your success and to help assess your weight loss progress.
The first step to setting a weight loss goal is to be realistic. There are many factors that we must take into consideration including body type, whether or not we have had children, and age.
I personally think we look at starting a diet the way a groom looks at his bachelor party before getting married. We think the we need to take time for one last wild and crazy indulgence; our one last chance to do everything we will NEVER be able to do again.