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Goals progress and setbacks

Monday, June 04, 2012

I woke up this morning with the cold my daughter had last week. Ugh! Right now it's mostly a very sore throat and swollen glands. I even had dreams about having a cold and blogging about it on SP. So I thought I'd better do it and make my dreams come true, haha. It's lame because today was going to be my Long Run day.

Overall, I'm so happy I made goals this month because it really gives me something concrete to work toward and so far I've been doing OK. I have missed a few, but I learn from my mistakes and it shows me what I need to work on.

Walk/run with the dog every day: emoticon
I have a very happy dog right now.

8 glasses of water every day: emoticon

No hangovers at work: emoticon
Not a lot of opportunity yet to screw this one up.

Lights out by 11:30 on work nights: emoticon
There has only been 1 work night (last night) and I had lights out by 11:45. I always have trouble going to bed at a decent time on Sunday nights because I sleep in a lot on Sunday morning. If I had not made this goal, I probably would have stayed up until at least midnight.

Get to work by 8:30 AM: emoticon
6/1 I was late by 30 mins.
6/4 This morning because of my cold, after I dropped off my DD at school, I fell asleep until 11 AM! Maybe today doesn't really count, though, since I decided to stay home from work.

Run 3 times a week (2 short, 1 long): emoticon
6/1 - no run
6/2 - 2 mile trail run
6/3 - 30 min hike with several sprints
6/4 - caught a cold :(

Do 1 race this month: emoticon
I did some searches last night, and am thinking of doing the Freedom 5K in Vancouver, WA on 6/16.

Do 1 exercise class a week: emoticon
I have a plan to go to a kickboxing class with my friend KLOKTEFF on Wednesday. Even if she can't make it, I will still do it.

Write up a budget and file divorce papers this month: emoticon
I haven't even thought about it yet!

Fast food 1x per week: emoticon
I had Burger King on Saturday so I'm not allowed to have any more fast food this week.

Track food 5x per week: emoticon
I am already off my goal for the week.
6/1: I tracked most of the day until dinner when I ate at the Mongolian Grill and then drank a bunch of beer, so I don't know my total calorie consumption.
6/2: No tracking
6/3: I tracked my first meal of the day and then all hell broke loose with a Cincy chili feast and red velvet cake.
6/4: I will track all food today and stay in my calorie range!

Now I'm off to make a healthy breakfast and contemplate cleaning the house, which is a total disaster from this weekend. I finished playing the new Silent Hill Downpour game yesterday (while the rest of my family were also playing video games on other systems - we are a total gaming geek family). Compared to the other Silent Hill games, it was just so-so. I didn't like the ending I got (there are 6 different endings depending on how you play the game).

I also watched the first part of the HBO series Weight of the Nation everyone's been talking about. I am looking forward to watching the other parts. You can watch it for free on HBO's website:

Hope everyone had a good weekend! Let's have an active week!!
Cheers -
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    Great. I think I have to write down my goals.

    Thanks for the inspiration!
    1573 days ago
    Step by the SPARK!

    Thx for the link to "Weight of the Nation"...been wanting to catch this!

    1584 days ago
    You ARE making progress on your goals! Hope you are feeling better soon!
    1605 days ago
    Great Goals! emoticon
    1605 days ago
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