Healthy Bmi Research Paper

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Certain goals have always been in my head, but I had never strived for because it was something the Media made me feel I had to do. That was something was to lose weight. I’ve struggled with weight gain since elementary school, and I’ve never been able to get rid of it. I was active all throughout elementary and middle school years and by high school I tried to pretend it did not bother me. With this project my first goal became to lose 75 pounds in 5 months. To be 75 pounds lighter would be the ideal weight for my height. To clarify that would mean I would have to lose 15 pounds each month. If I can succeed, I would have a healthy BMI for the first time in my life. This goal is for my health, but for part of me, it feels like I have to betray the part that wants to fight the media who gives of the image that women who are more …show more content…

I planned on working out Monday through Saturday. The routine would be to walk for 35 minutes and for 2 days out of those 6, I was to strength train for 20 minutes. To really be able to make a difference I needed to change my diet. With the way my schedule is I only have time to grab fast food and take it back to the school and eat it (after my classes I head straight to work). I would limit myself to eating out twice a week, and fast food once a week finding a new lunch for in between class. Water will be the essential drink to my day, making sure I drink at least 8 cups a day. Most importantly I have to make sure I start eating a more balanced meal with more fruits and vegetables. For the my second goal, to keep my grades up, the most important thing I can do is to keep on top of the assignments in my classes. If it’s an online class and the assignments are opened early I should go ahead and do them. I have to stop procrastinating. I need to check in on moodle and email every day, and grades once a week. This is what will help to keep me on top of

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