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Long-term goals.... Dare I say Dreams?

Sunday, July 08, 2012

I have really begun to think about what I want in life. I have read blogs about what happens after you lose the weight. Losing the weight doesn’t change your life, it changes your body. So while I am working to lose the weight to increase myself worth, I think it is also important to work toward my other goals. So I have developed a list of my goals:

Physical Goals:
-I want my shirts to sit flat and not have a roll from my stomach. I never remember this being the case and it is possibly my number one goal!
- I want my arms to be toned enough that I feel comfortable wearing a sleeveless shirt.
-I want to feel comfortable with my own body.
-I want to like what I see.

Emotional Goals:
-I want to be comfortable in a group.
-I want to love me.
-I want to make decisions based on my wants not someone else’s.
-I want to have the courage to say no.
-I want to value myself above others.

Personal Goals:
-I want to fall in love.
-I want to get married.
-I want to have children.
-I want to travel the world.
-I want to own my own home.
-I want to feel content.

Professional Goals:
-I want a career that allows me to have nights and weekends off.
- I want a career that allows me to afford the lifestyle I currently live.
-I want to LOVE going to work.
-I want to be challenged in my career.
- I want to learn how to use a comma…. I mean seriously where do you put them? Two bachelor’s degrees and still am missing this basic concept.

I plan to keep updating this list. It is crazy when you sit and realize that the weight is really just one minor thing in your life but I feel as though it controls everything.

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MOMMYOF3_1983 1/25/2013 6:59PM


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BETHIEBOOPS 9/12/2012 12:05PM

    I love these goals/dreams! It's a great thing to put it all out there- it gives your path direction!

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VICKYMARIEC 9/10/2012 1:40PM

    Great goals! What do you do for a living now? I know you are working on your second bachelors, but what do you currently do, and what are you planning to do after you receive your second degree?

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VALKYRIA- 7/20/2012 10:43AM

    You've identified what you want... now go and get it :) It is completely in your power. You are awesome for posting this... emoticon

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MISSBREE91 7/12/2012 6:26PM

    Girl, you can do this! & I had the hardest times with commas too & my professor handed us a sheet on how to use them & yes I admit I studied it lol. Good luck on your weight loss:)

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PEACEJENN 7/10/2012 5:25PM

    Absolutely correct, weight loss is just a PART of your life. Your goals are amazing and I do hope you continue on with them! Push for them....

Oh and I have issues with comma's too, I put them in where ever I seem to...'pause'. hahaha I don't know if I'm right or not, but I try. hahaha

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CHOCOHOLIC2276 7/10/2012 9:20AM

    Go for your dreams!! emoticon

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ZORAHGAIL 7/9/2012 2:55PM

    emoticon emoticon emoticon

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COACHKRYSTIE 7/9/2012 11:10AM

    Loved this blog

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JTK131 7/9/2012 10:24AM

    Those are AWESOME goals! I sometimes feel like it's easy to get caught up in just "I want to lose x pounds" and assume that the rest will fall into place after that but that is not the case. By setting such well rounded goals I am sure you will have much success!!

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CKENSINGTON 7/9/2012 1:12AM

    Commas! My first argument with my business partner, 18 years ago, was over a comma. (To this day I believe I was right, but I don't remember what we went with.) They are funny things, no? :)

I love your list of goals. You will start to see them fall off the list as DONE....Keep up the good work!


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    I've been thinking about my long-term goals a lot lately, too. I think it's super important to do so! I love how you categorized them, too :-) ...perhaps I should do a long-term dream blog!

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LALAURENLA 7/8/2012 10:01PM

    Hi! I'm Lauren! Your blog popped up in the team challenge feed, and I just wanted to say it's awesome! I love how you made goals outside of weight loss and broke them down into specific categories! We have a lot of common goals too, so if you need anything feel free to find me!

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SONIA260 7/8/2012 9:59PM

    hahaha....this is my fave site for comma usage:
I remember my hubby becoming obsessed with the semicolon while he was studying. I like the ellipsis's the lazy punctuation!

Anyway, I really like this idea of long-term goals :)

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