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ALL I DO IS WIN (or . . . Focus of 2011)

Saturday, January 08, 2011

I know that I am late with proclamations for the new year. I allowed myself time to really search my heart. I am almost wishing that I had done a condensed version, maybe only a month's worth of intentions, but I am gonna spill the entire bucket. These are my hopes for 2011. I apologize for the length - this is more for MY benefit.

1. Review progress every month.
I have already loaded my computer calendar with reminders for reviewing and reporting my progress. This is where I will make adjustments, or just get back on track. This is report card time.

2. Be a FORCE on Spark.
This will be particularly hard as it requires being on the computer - something I have vowed to restrict. However, I will blog weekly, become more team involved, do fly-bys on Spark pages, etc.

3. I will save more than I spend.
Last year was pretty brutal in this area - time to replenish the rainy day fund.

4. Weigh less at the beginning of every month than the one before.
I will work through all the steps of "The Spark". I will be at goal weight by May 31, 2011.

5. No charges to my personal credit card.
I began this year debt free and I will end it debt free. Need to delete this information on any online sites; shred card.

6. Eliminate sugar from my diet.
I will no longer be a Dr Pepper Junkie (and I'll keep saying it until it is SO). I will incorporate the Body-for-Life method of splurge days/meals to help keep me on track and make my resolve stronger.

7. Complete one major project each month.
This will probably be in a constant state of flux as life requires.
Areas to work from:
a)Scan/backup necessary papers from file cabinet
b)Home movies to dvd
d)Passport applications
e)Sort school papers
f)Income tax filing

8. Do something special for hubby daily.
Little things add up.

9. Stay current:
a)Saving statements
b)Tracking nutrition (by mid-yr, PRE-tracking)
c)Yard projects
d)Home care (utilizing a fly-lady-type system to maintain our home. I am a fiend for being able to put my hands on anything - even in the dark)
e)Family correspondence: Seems the older we get, the less time we have for this.

10. Exercise programs this year:
a)P90X (again)
b)Turbo Fire (beginning 10jan2011)
c)Insanity (after 30# loss. Still gotta guard my knees)
d)Swim once pool opens
e)Train for walking of Texas Marathon on New Years Day 2012

11. Enjoy new Bible-reading plan.

12. Learn to really use my computer and Office.

And then there are the on-going list of things that is constantly changing:
Scholarship research
Log driving hours
Get enough sleep

As I was waiting for my son, I saw another student wearing a shirt that said "All I Do Is Win". It gripped my heart. A famous preacher has said "What would you attempt to do, if you knew you could not fail?" This is a mindset; one of victory and of triumph. It is not arrogant nor is it 'all or nothing'. It screams I CAN DO THIS! And I CAN do this, one day at a time.

The mental barrier is much stronger than the physical ones. The battle begins and is won in the mind.

Proclaiming a successful and victorious 2011 over your life and mine!

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    Our lists look a lot alike! I will try to get a blog up w/ mine on it also. I read somewhere that when you write down your goals, you are xx% more likely to achieve them. Good luck!
    2690 days ago
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