What's your main motivation: Keeping Fit and healthy while still trying to maintain some hair dignity LOL. I have been underweight most of my life. After 4 kids I was still underweight. From 2008 - 2011 I gained 37 lbs which put me at a BMI of 24.6 I wasn't going to let myself go. I didn't even like to look in the mirror. Sure I took pictures but I wasn't Myself. How often will you update your progress in this thread? [Daily, weekly?] I am going to try weekly. Current weight (or BMI if you don't want to include numbers): [Enter your current weight and/or BMI] My current BMI is 21.8 Current hair length: [Enter your current hair length] I don't really know, My siggy is my hair length, Q1 (01 Jan -31 Mar 2012) weight loss/BMI goal: [Enter number of lbs or decrease in BMI you expect to achieve in Q1 - make this challenging, but most importantly realistic] I am hoping to get my BMI to 21 then start weight lifting and raise it to 22 with muscle Q1 (01 Jan -31 Mar 2012) hair goal: [Enter hair length you expect to achieve in Q1 - again keep it challenging yet realistic] Full Year 2012 weight loss/BMI goal: [Where do you see your body in Dec 2012?] I want tighter Abs, Toned Arms, My legs are fine, and my hips are fine, that is all I desire LOL Full Year 2012 hair goal: [Where do you see your hair in Dec 2012?] Just cruising along Any other specific goals you'd like to reach: [E.g. drop 2 x dress sizes, be fitter and more able to play with your children, reduced waist/thigh/arm measurement, thicker hair, better condition hair etc etc etc] I want my heart in better condition. I think I must go to the doctor soon. I am beginning to think I have exercise Induced asthma, Trust while Choking and coughing I am still pushing it along and have for 7 months now LOL What will you change/continue in order to reach your weight loss goal? [E.g. drop 2 x dress sizes, cut no of grams of fat eaten each day be fitter and more able to play with your children, reduced waist/thigh/arm measurement, fit back into your favourite jeans or dress be very specific] What will you change/continue to reach your hair goal? [E.g. Moisturise and seal religiously, weekly DC's cutting out or reducing heat, protective styling, low manipulation - be very specific ... ] Continuing my regimen and making sure I keep account of what goes in my mouth. I want to lose 1 inch in my waist, and one in my hips (not really in my hips) just want to look proportioned. What resources will you use to help measure or achieve your weight loss goals? [E.g. Android apps or websites for tracking exercise or calories consumed, distance walked, will you keep a food and exercise diary, or follow a particular eating plan or perhaps you will partner with someone with similar goals or exercise with a partner. Please share resources - your idea may help others on the thread] Wil post them as I do them.