Wednesday, February 08, 2012
I need to come up with some new goals. For a long time now, I've just been so focused on losing weight and getting into a regular exercise routine. I've read a ton of articles, learned a lot about nutrition, added strength training sessions, increased my cardio, joined challenges, worked on "streaks".
Now I find myself at my goal weight and feel slightly "adrift". I'm certainly not going to stop tracking my food or exercising. But just saying "I'm going to maintain my weight" is not enough. I need some new goals.
I suppose I should broaden my horizons here and come up with some life goals, but I am drawing a blank. My first thought is that I have no ambition. But maybe what it really is, is a lack of imagination. I know there are a bunch of things I do NOT want to do. I have no interest in climbing Mt. Everest (or any mountain, for that matter), I don't want to run anywhere (unless something is on fire or someone falls in the lake), and I can't think of a single sport I'd rather participate in, than watch from the sidelines and cheer people on. I am a fabulous spectator!
There is not a big career move I've been wanting to make. My marriage is solid, my relationships with my family and friends are good.
Maybe I should just pick something and do it anyway, whether I want to or not.... (I'm talking about maybe walking a 5K or something, not ditching the husband or quitting my job.)
(sigh) Perhaps putting this out there, will elicit some suggestions for me.