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i don't set goals


Sunday, March 17, 2013

goals just don't work for me. i have tried in the past to set goals. i sit down with pen and paper and make lists, bullet points, you name it and i have done it. it doesn't work. this vision board is just staring at me and quite honestly i'm tired of looking at it.

i know what i need to do, but i lack the desire to actually get the job done. some days i feel so great about getting into the action and running full speed ahead. other days i just don't want to do anything at all. i know this isn't good, but i can't, or should i say, DON'T want to change it.

starting good is always something i am good at. oh my, i am ready at the start marker and ready to go when gun sounds, i burst through a few obstacles and then i just slow down and sit back and undo all of my hard work. i sabotage myself. i hate it, but what can i do? this seems to be the dreadful story of my life.

for example, this weekend, i didn't do anything. it all started with having some folks over for dinner. then i got caught up with errands the week before. my son was sick, so i had to tend to him. i lost track of my goals, which weren't that great anyway. my days flew by me like a train on the tracks. and now i am just feeling fat. lol.

now here is the funny thing about all of this, i never feel guilty. i don't condemn myself. i don't feel like i have to do better. i don't feel like i have done something wrong or horribly unforgivable. i just feel like i need to do something different so i can stick to something more than a week or two.

on my sparkpage i am going to place some goals there. maybe i can actually stick with one or two of them longer than a week or two?

so, here's to being constant.
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ALL-IS-AMAZING 3/18/2013 7:56AM

    I tend to do the same thing. I just try to take it one step, one healthy meal at a time.

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JANEMARIE77 3/18/2013 7:47AM

    Here is a thought the word goals and board and bullet points jumped out at me and i myself was scared (how could I get it all done its to much) so the thought is Is it to much? small goal one at a time until they become a habit.
I now drink 4 glasses of water ..... this week I will drink 5 a day
I track half my food I will track 3/4 of my food
One goal at a time and a small step inside that goal
best of luck



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JOYOUS1917 3/17/2013 10:59PM

    I really understand what you mean. Sometimes setting goals are self abotaging for me...especially if I do not meeet them. I then want to eat the wrong things for comfort because of what I see as failing. So, I just try to focus on one meal at a time

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