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#1 StingrayB



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Posted 16 September 2020 - 02:21 PM

Do you reward yourself with each weight loss milestone? If you do, I'm curious to know what it is. Mine usually involves: 


  • New piercings 
  • New tattoos 
  • Pusheen like anything (lol) 
  • Bath & Body works spree
  • Apple watch  :wub:  (I haven't hit this mark yet, it's more of an UGW thing)
  • I try to stay away from clothing because usually it's too triggering to try stuff on, but every once in a while I get some cute clothing 


The more expensive, the more weight I have to lose. 






SW: 230 lbs 

CW: 185 lbs 

GW(1): 220 lbs - candle spree

GW(2): 200 lbs - tongue piercing 

GW(3): 190 lbs - belly piercing (it got infected so I took it out  :(  )

GW(4): 180 lbs - septum piercing

GW(5): 170 lbs - ? 

UGW(6): 160 lbs - Apple watch











#2 pre-apocalypse



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Posted 16 September 2020 - 02:24 PM

Mine are specific food items, and a few other things 


GW1:132 - french fries!!!

GW2:125 - pancakes!!! - ACB "Rosie" bikini

GW3: 118 - chick'n burger!!! - new wardrobe for study abroad 

UGW: 111 - full binge day!!! - haircut




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CW- 138

UGW-120 to 115



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Posted 16 September 2020 - 02:43 PM

I don't know if it's a reward, because I actually needed one, but I decided to get myself a new (well, new to me) phone through my provider, and I'm very excited.

I never get or purchase anything new. Everything is bought used. Clothing, my car, cutlery, dishes, etc. If I receive something new, someone else has purchased it for me. I am grateful for it, but I feel as if they have spent the money on something unnecessary, and then I feel very guilty, because I think, "that could have gone to bills/tons of used clothes, etc".

So getting a new phone is very exciting, because this low level used one is failing and driving me absolutely batshit. I'm going to wipe it when I receive the new one, and I'll pass it onto my niece to have, as it's a nice basic one.

Edit: now it's telling me my SD card is too slow someone kill it now.

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#4 Renari



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Posted 16 September 2020 - 02:47 PM

- several clothing items

- new earrings

- perfumes and essential oils

- buying myself flowers (probably pathetic, but having them and smelling the scent is calming for me)

- travelling to some bucket list places like Venice, Seoul, Helsinki, Aral lake, Tokyo, Kochi, Bukarest... (with regard to the Corona virus I need to postpone these plans)

- most childish reward so far but it was totally worth it: buying a gas bottle of helium and some balloons for voice pitching fun and letting wishes fly

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Posted 16 September 2020 - 02:58 PM

Nope.  No reward system.  The loss is the reward.

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HW - 257

CW - 108.2

1st GW - 125 (2/21/20)

2nd GW - 120 (03/07/20)

3rd goal - 115 (04/01/20)

4th goal - 110 (04/25/20)

5th goal - 105

UGW - 100


To have control is the motto for having a perfect body and an ideal soul. 



#6 AwkwarddOtter



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Posted 16 September 2020 - 03:10 PM

I used to think of rewards when I had no money.

Now I have money, and no reward system.

Hard to now that any weight I hit I've already gotten to (unless I hit a new low, and that's a little terrifying). :(



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#7 starryteaa



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Posted 16 September 2020 - 04:28 PM

I allow myself to eat more that day

#8 ashishungry



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Posted 16 September 2020 - 04:42 PM

ig 20 minutes of happiness

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Height: 6'0 
HW - 110kg / 242 lbs
LW - 66kg / 145 lbs
CW - 77kg / 170 lbs 
GW1 - 80kg / 176 lbs *✓*
GW2 - 70kg / 154 lbs
GW3 - 60kg / 132 lbs
UGW - 55kg / 121 lbs
:) :) :)

#9 Cerina


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Posted 16 September 2020 - 04:43 PM

i usually buy more clothes when i can fit in new sizes

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Posted 16 September 2020 - 04:44 PM

Seeing the number go down is really all I want. I don't have money for rewards anyways.

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#11 Nyl



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Posted 16 September 2020 - 05:36 PM

I started allowing myself a monster energy as a reward for restricting well throughout the week. I really love the green one and it’s something nice to look forwards to.

When I hit big goals I’ll allow myself something that I really want to eat at the time, or clothes / perfume.

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Posted 16 September 2020 - 06:08 PM

Not really I just buy what I want if I have the money, I dont understand when people pick food as a reward though, very confusing...
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Posted 16 September 2020 - 06:31 PM

I had made some but didn’t bother to buy them ig cuz they were clothes and I feel like I’ll enjoy buying clothes waaaay more once I’m like 27lbs less of the 47 I have to go, 22lbs already flew by like nothing so I feel like what’s the point if they won’t fit soon anyways lol, I’ve been finding the reinforcement of my body being slimmer and the feeling of success enough for now lol


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Posted 16 September 2020 - 06:32 PM

ig 20 minutes of happiness

Wow ok mood

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Posted 16 September 2020 - 10:25 PM

I think all I really need is the dopamine I get from succeeding in my ed. I get to feel like hot shit, go me

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CW: 108

HW: 127

LW: 93

GW: 103

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Posted 16 September 2020 - 10:42 PM

I got my septum pierced when I lost 15kg, more of an excuse than a reward I guess though, but I have plans for more piercings when I reach more milestones. I'm kinda low key worried because when I hit my UGW I want to reward myself by, let's call it "home scarification" kinda like Owen Gray has.


"We don't like to think that a person could have a twisted autoerotic life going on,

be both a top and a bottom, and experience both at once:

the pleasure of beating the hell out of a body shackled at the wrists,

and the pleasure of being the body and knowing we deserve each blow"

Marya Hornbacher



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Posted 16 September 2020 - 10:58 PM


• Taking myself or going with a friend for coffee
• New clothes, usually something that shows off my hard work (weight loss), something to keep me warm or sometimes I buy shoes for a reward because they wont become too big at my UGW unlike the clothing rewards
• New lingerie and doing a mini photoshoot to celebrate my new body :P
• Something fitness related. My next ones will be a weighted hula hoop for targeting my waist, a skipping rope bc it was a childhood favorite and also a stepper so that I dont have to pace in my small room anymore at night
• Skincare stuff:3
• New makeup
• New purse
• New jewelry
• New perfume
• New stuffie
• Hobby related items (for me, things like baking tools, nail art materials, hair styling tools, art and craft supplies, new fancy journal/pen etc)
• Arranging an active day trip, such as going to the water park or ice skating
• Treating myself to some expensive low-cal foods i wouldn't usually buy bc price
• Arranged "me" days, where i take the day off, plan a high restriction day, eat a high restriction day's worth of low cal junk food (im usually very mindful of macros and nutrition so i dont have much low cal junk at all usually), watch movies, series and anime all day, play games, pamper my skin. Generally just get to feel more carefree and do more things just because I want to, not because I have to. Its very freeing xP

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Posted 16 September 2020 - 11:00 PM

skin care and lashes/nails, OR video games/sci fi books.

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#19 𝖈𝖍𝖊𝖗𝖎 ✿

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Posted 16 September 2020 - 11:07 PM

i'd promise myself to be able to eat something but then never actually do lmaooo

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Posted 16 September 2020 - 11:07 PM


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