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Friday, January 04, 2013

It that time of the year again ....Let's set some goals....only this time lets try a strategy that might work.

Make a list of goals:

- Prioritize your list
- Add only 3 to 5 items
- Include realistic and attainable goals
- Goals that are short term
- Think about what worked in 2012
- Think about what didn't work in 2012
- How can you make 2013 more successfuL

After giving much thought to what worked and didn't for me in 2012, I want to continue several to help make 2013 a successful year.

1. Track food on SP. This was how I discovered that I was stuck on a plateau because I was not eating enough protein.

2. Start a yoga class emoticon Jan. 10 at the gym I just joined. I now have 3 friends joining me.

3. Eat 5 freggies each day. emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon

4. Continue my ice cream purge. If I start eating ice cream I can not eat just 4 oz. I want to reach the point where I do not think about it. This is a start.

My bonus: New Year~new goal strategy

My new goal strategy which I have just written in my journal is to eventually get to bed routinely at 11:30 pm.. I will start going to bed 10 min. earlier every 5 days. I have to teach my body the new rhythm. If I go cold turkey to 11:30 I won't be able to sleep. I will be starting from 2:30 am. Right now my bed time is all over the place. I may be able to experiment with earlier start times.

I will continue my personal journal for the entire year writing at least twice a week and keeping track of my goals.

Member Comments About This Blog Post:
TWNOMWE 1/16/2013 11:41AM

    Early bed time and Yoga: Great strategy.
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SSUESM 1/10/2013 5:51PM

    Gaylinn, I see you and I share a weakness for ice cream. For me, it was close to an addiction, and one or two bowls would never suffice. Smart idea to continue avoiding the temptation. Believe me, you will eventually get to a point where what tempted you the most will NOT affect you in the least!!!

I love that you are consistent with your journaling, a wonderful way to reflect and analyze. Best of luck with everything! emoticon

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JERSEYGIRL24 1/7/2013 11:01PM

    Happy New Year, Gaylinn!! I especially like your resolution about getting to sleep earlier. It's one I have to work on myself.

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CEKER9 1/6/2013 12:08AM

    I'm impressed with your resolutions... especially your yoga exercise class and that you are doing it with friends! They will help support you and keep you motivated to do it... good planning!!!

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LIVINGFREE19 1/5/2013 1:23PM

    Great goals!

I have to start my entire list!

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REENSKI 1/4/2013 7:55PM

    Great goals!
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GOOZLEBEAR 1/4/2013 7:25PM

    emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon I'm proud of you!

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WISLNDR 1/4/2013 5:57PM

    You've got some great and attainable goals!!

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3RD_LAW 1/4/2013 5:54PM

    great strategy!! emoticon

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