In all games of life there should be some type of reward. Positive reinforcement is great, as is recognition, but what about something to keep you motivated. A goal for a goal. A prize for hard work, and defeating the enemy.
Yes, I am looking for ideas to keep myself on track, a reward system to keep myself in check something to strive for OTHER than life itself. But here's the catch.... I'm really not materialistic.
Clothes are not a viable option, as they will be necessary. I will not be walking around wearing tents made by Coleman. In fact, the more weight I lose, the more options I will have at shopping at consignment shops. I'm rather excited about actually spending $15 for a pair of pants. Haircuts and mani/pedis are the same category. They are needed, therefore can't truly be used as a reward.
I am not a brand whore. Although I do like a Coach bag and I do like Tiffany Jewelry, can I justify the cost? A bag can run about $300. A Tiffany necklace can run about $150 for the sterling silver that I like. It's an idea, I just don't know if I can do it for myself.
I do like ink.... that being tattoos, and I have been longing for one. Should I throw that on my list? A trip to Massachusetts would be nice, even though I try to go "home" once a year, a trip to Vegas, a trip somewhere? By myself, with a friend or with the family?
I want to do something for myself. I just don't know how to or what to do.
So I ask, throw out some suggestions. I'm at a loss for rewarding the loss.
I AM going to do this.