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Updated Goals


Sunday, April 21, 2013

I've made no secret that I'm following the Weight Watchers plan/Spark People since February. Lately, I've been doing the "Weight Watchers Waltz". Up two pounds--Down 3 lbs.-- Up 2.5 lbs--Down 1.5 lbs. I've been having terrible problems with my stomach and other related areas. I'm also not moving as much as I want to or SHOULD. Time to revise my goals. I've realized that I don't have a good enough blend of long term and short term goals. I need variety, and I need somewhat instant gratification. Losing 140 lbs will take time.


Short Term (Things to do daily or weekly):

Dedicate myself to intentional exercise DAILY. Could be 90 minutes.....could be 10 minutes. Just make sure my body gets moving and keeps moving.

Get back to tracking everything. I fall off and get back on the wagon way too much. Need to just suck it up and stay on the wagon. I need to know what's going into my body.

Drink 12 glasses of water per day. I feel much better when I do this.


Mid-Term (1-4 months):

Complete another round of C25K in preparation for the 5k's I've signed up for this summer.

Continue to purge unnecessary household items. Clutter leads me down a dark road.

Enjoy the summer veggies and make them the center of my meal with meat as a "side dish"


Somewhat Long Term: (4 months-1 year)

Attempt a 10k on Thanksgiving Day

Take some baking classes (I'd love to get good with pastry)

Sprint Triathlon


Ultimate Goals--

I want the ability to shop at J Crew. I love their clothes and want to wear them and look GOOD doing it.

I want to wear a bikini. I've never worn one. More than just wearing it, I'd like the confidence to ROCK IT!

I'd like food choices to get easier. I'd like to feel less tempted by junk.




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BOBBYD31 4/21/2013 9:40PM

    when looking for the instant gratification goals is a major problem because when you do not achieve them there are major let downs, if you set them keep them simple ie water, fruit or vegie servings, exercise 5 days per week etc. those are achievable goals and if you miss one on a day it will not be major set backs.
i do like your short and long term goals you are setting you can achieve them all and i am glad to see your doing c25k again to prep for your races and remember if you have to repeat some weeks so be it, i have done it also.

by the way no attempting a 10k, you WILL complete your first 10k even if you have to walk a few times, YOU CAN DO THIS!

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