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.
People get very hung up on the NUMBER they are trying to reach. This can be discouraging as we are not all built to be the “ideal weight” set out by some mathematical equation we read in the latest women’s magazine.
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.