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Goals For the Week


Sunday, February 24, 2013

Here they are. Writing them down so next Sunday I can refer back to them and see how I did.

1. Weight: I'd like to lose 1 lb this week. I weighed in at 131.8 this morning (down a full lb from yesterday?) so I'd like to see 130.8 next Sunday. Part of this goal is to STAY OFF THE SCALE until then! I have been finding daily weigh ins are making me lose focus and motivation whether I have gained or lost.

2. Food: Eat loose Paleo all week. What I mean by that is no breads or rice or pasta or stuff like that. Fruits, veggies, and lean meats only. But.... I am not going to be so strict that I make my own salad dressing or mayonnaise. Also, the big food goal is NO BINGING! Remind myself of my triggers and take active steps to avoid them.

3. Exercise: 8 mile long run on the weekend, a 3 mile run on Tues and Thurs morning. CrossFit Mon, Tues, Thurs, Fri, Sat. Yoga on Wed and Sat. This has not been a problem for me lately. Been lovin' my exercise!

4. Stop being so hard on myself. Be proud of the fact that I have maintained +/- 7 lbs in the last 4 months. Looking back at my past history this is a big accomplishment and something to be proud of!

Have a great week SparkFriends! I look forward to blogging next week on how I did with my goals!
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KANSASROSE67 2/25/2013 4:53PM

    Just read your last few updates. I hope all goes well with your wrist problems. Thanks for commenting on my blog...it's good to know we're both going to get serious at the same time!

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ORCHIDLADY56 2/25/2013 8:06AM

    You are doing great Helen! Sounds like good and doable goals for the week.
Good luck!

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JLITT62 2/25/2013 4:52AM

    I've done a lot of paleo experimenting lately even tho I don't think I'd ever completely go paleo . . . if you have a kindle there are a lot of good, free cookbooks. My biggest problem is that I eat mostly vegetarian!

But I can see the difference in my body when I eat less carbs.

Remember, you're really close to your goal so even 1 lb is a lot!

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1LADYMYSTIC 2/24/2013 11:06PM

    You can do this! Setting weekly goals is a great idea and a great point of reference. I have been a little hit or miss with my food lately (though mostly a hit, thank the Lord). Binge eating is also one of my habits that has been hard to break, so I can really relate to your struggles. You are strong and inspiring, though, and you have a plan. You got this!

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HOLLYM48 2/24/2013 8:20PM

    Glad to see you are back and good luck with your goals for the week! emoticon emoticon
Congrats on how well you have been doing too!

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2014ISTHEYEAR 2/24/2013 7:56PM

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PJBONARRIGO 2/24/2013 7:33PM

    It sounds like you have a great plan for the week! emoticon

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