Let me start by saying that I have a crazy month ahead of me, so my goals needed be adjusted to fit the situation:
1. To weigh 224 by November 30, 2012
This would be an 8 pound weight loss for the month, my current best for a month is 5 so this is a stretch, but I would rather stretch and not quite make it than aim lower... that said, in August I had hoped to be 220 by the end of November, so I am feeling behind as it is. If I can manage lose 12 lb this month and meet that original goal, I will do the happy dance - maybe even vlog it for all to see.
2. To faithfully log everything I eat.
There are several days that I will need to log retroactively, but I will do that. Also there are lots of days this month when I will not be preparing the food that I eat, so I can not be sure that my logging will be accurate. So, instead of a goal of staying in my ranges each day (I will still aim for that) but I will keep track of a new goal for me -
3. To only eat when I am hungry, and only enough to satisfy that hunger.
I am already anticipating that there will be times when I feel that politeness requires that I eat something, so I am going to try to go into those situations prepared either with actual hunger (i.e. eating less before the situation) or great excuses to pass on food offered! Even when I can not control what food is served, I can control how much of enters my body!!
4. To walk/jog at least 75 miles for the month.
I can't count on being as consistent as I would like with weekly goals, but this averages out to about the 18/week that was my goal for October.
5. To log at least 2000 fitness minutes for the month.
6. To get out of bed every morning without snoozing the alarm!
This just makes the start of the day so much less stressful, I don't know why it is so hard for me to accomplish!
7. Progress report periodically via blog.
Can't set a particular day that will work each week, but at least once per week I will post my update... if I am feeling ambitious, maybe more!
Wishing everyone a very happy and healthy November!