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To Lose A Lot of Weight, You Set Your Goal. But Will You Reach Your Goal?

Posted Dec 22 2012 5:00am

When it comes to losing your unwanted weight, do you have the toughness, the stick-to-it-tiveness, and the passion that it takes?

Take the GRIT scale* and see.

For each item below, decide which best describes you.

 Not at all like me   A little like me  Fairly like me  Like me  Very much like me

1. I often set a goal but later choose to pursue a different one.

2. I have achieved a goal that took years of work.  

3. New ideas and new projects sometimes distract me from previous ones.

4. I have overcome setbacks to conquer an important challenge.  

5. I become interested in new pursuits every few months.

6. I finish whatever I begin.  

7. My interests change from year to year.

8. Setbacks don’t discourage me.

9. I have been obsessed with a certain idea or project for a short time but later lost interest.

10. I am a hard worker.  

11. I have difficulty maintaining my focus on projects that take more than a few months to complete

12. I am diligent.

What did you find?

 

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