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Motivation for the Summer!

Tuesday, May 25, 2010

Wow summer has come in with a roar...and I feel like I am still playing at getting this right. But I know that since procrastination seems to be my best friend right now I need to make myself more accountable. I also need to work on my motivation. It's not just enough to say the words...I have to do the work too!!!

1. I will record every morsel, lick, and taste that passes these lips.
2. Eat nothing that I do not know the calorie more guesstimating
3. Exercise is not for's a necessity...5 day's a week minimum...

1. I need to write down specific goals
2. Develop rewards for when I meet specific goals to keep me focused
3. Talk to my family...let them know that I need their help and quit trying to hide what I'm doing.
4. Focus on meeting my needs and desires.
5. Re-evaluate my goals weekly.

Somehow it just seems more concrete when I see it in writing. And saying it to y'all puts the extra focus in for me. I'm glad for a place where I feel like I can put the commitment out there and you all understand the why's and wherefore's.

Wish me luck!! Sheree


Member Comments About This Blog Post:
PATTISWIMMER 5/27/2010 2:34PM

    I disagree with exercise is not for fun... if you don't enjoy it you need to find something you like... I like going in the water... swimming and treading water is fun...for you dancing is fun... go for what you enjoy

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AMYSHELLY83 5/26/2010 4:53PM

    Way to go Sheree! You really sound like youve got it together girl! You reminded me of a training class I went to here that my job provided for free and it really helps. I was called establishing objectives and reaching goals for success. I wish there was a way that I could get all that paperwork I had from that class to you cause it helps WAY MUCHO! Maybe you could help me think of a way to do it. Anyway you go girl and i am so proud of you, Keep up the good work! Yay!

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PRYDEQUEEN 5/26/2010 10:01AM

    Looks like you have a plan!

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AMANDAEA129 5/26/2010 5:40AM

    Fantastic goals and fantastic post! You can do it! Go Cranberries!!!

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KALIMAKAI 5/26/2010 12:41AM

    I love your goals! You Cranberries are inspiring to me! You make me want to be my best. Thank you for sharing. I appreciate it so much. I need to actually write down what my rewards will be. I'm having difficulty comping up with them. Thanks for the inspiraton!

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JOURNEYOF3 5/25/2010 10:44PM

    Wow! You did some searching. Good for you! emoticon

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ELISELOVE1 5/25/2010 6:04PM

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CHERI_F 5/25/2010 1:03PM

    I came to many of the same conclusions you mention in your post. I've been thinking about my final goal and declared that when I started back up with SP but the rest of my goals were very ambiguous. I couldn't really pin them down and I didn't want to write them down because then I have to figure out what were and how I would achieve them.

So I bought myself a journal and promised myself that I wouldn't do the self-censoring thing that I usually do and just let my thoughts and feelings flow - no matter what they are. I had to promise myself that it would stay private and that would help me to feel comfortable writing all those thoughts down.

Today, I put my goals through the end of June in my journal. They aren't anything earth shattering but I had to push myself to start. I don't have any rewards attached to them, but I'd like to. I have a hard time doing anything for myself so that's one of the things that was holding me up. I will try to determine those rewards before the end of the day.

Congrats on writing your post and declaring your intentions. And sorry for commenting enough for another blog post!!


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