Bite-Size Fun for 2013

Tuesday, January 01, 2013

I'm a little scared, because I know this is the year I'm going to get to goal and finish school forever. I'm not allowed back in a classroom unless I'm at the front of it when my master's is complete, and I won't be a big girl anymore. When you've focused on particular goals for 25 years, reaching the finish line is a little freaky. This is a guideline, a positive self fulfilling prophecy. These are NOT resolutions- these are fun-sized to-do lists. These are flexible, they'll grow and change as I do. The skin and teeth goals are there because I want clear skin and a brighter smile, and sometimes I skip that nighttime brush and cleanse, cuz I'm a dirty bahstud.

I'm sticking to a vegetarian, not vegan, basis and focusing on gaining strength and speed with monthly fit-tests. I am choosing to look at it as a year on the whole but taking it on a day-to-day goal set. This combines what I know works for me. I'll incorporate rewards along the way, and I've already planned my monthly cheat days- the date is up in the air, however. These are also flexible- but I tend to think everything is "worth it". If I keep sight of truly seasonal/special choices, I think I'll enjoy them more and not make dumb, gut decisions.

My rules:

1) No meat
2) 2 servings of dairy
3) 4 servings of veg
4) 2 fruits
5) >=1 serving nuts
6) 3 servings carbs
7) 10 minutes cardio minimum DAILY
8) 10 minutes ST minimum DAILY
9) 10 glasses of water = 1 soda
10) Wash your face, brush your teeth x 2

1 flexy food monthly
4 exercise off-days monthly
1 serving ETOH monthly (except Dec)
Record fit test 1st week of each month

Goals- by month
Track daily
10 lbs lost
Water and fitness goals

60 min- 4 mile
10 lbs lost
Gray sweater for Valentine's

Color Run
Half Mar- JUST FINISH!!!
Size 16

5 lbs lost
Zombie run + tattoo
1 drink Bday, 1 post-race

5 mph
5 real push-ups
5 burpees
Weight: 210

"After" photo @ Señor Frogs
Active anniversary
6 real push-ups

No-guilt Independence Day
Buckle jeans trip

8 real push-ups
8 burpees
10-mile run

New boots
9-9-9 (push/burp/min-mile)

Superhero Halloween
Size 14/17 jr

Veggie Thanksgiving
25 mile run/walk for Tday
City of Oaks!!!!! (Marathon)

Old Navy size 12
Grad dress of choice
12/12 (push/burp)
1 pull-up

Flexy Foods / Drinks de Debauchery

January: Poet beer + broccoli cheese soup in bread bowl

February: Dark chocolate cherry candy and moscato

March: Guiness and beer-cheese soup + bread bowl

April: OBP + Flaming Amy's

May: Margarita + nachos

June: Oberon + Little Dipper Yuengling cheese/dessert

July: OBP + blueberry cheesecake milkshake

August: Fall brew + apple crumble

September: Moscato + pumpkin pie

October: OBP + Pumpkin pie

November: OBP + Pumpkin cheesecake

December: Oreo balls + NYE

OBP = Orange Blossom Pilsner = My FAVORITE beer ever

Little Dipper = our local amazing fondue restaurant

Señor Frogs = a Myrtle Beach restaurant where they took a souvenir photo that made me cry for bad reasons

And that's it. Manageable, short-term goals with a long-term focus.

Let's get it.
Holy crap... It's happening THIS YEAR!
I'm going to be the Bex I've always wanted to be. Let's rock.
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    I am copying other people's stuff as a sample as I refine my own, since I am typically not organized. Thanks for being a source. Nice job! emoticon emoticon emoticon
    1965 days ago
    wow that is really organized. Good for you! Good luck!
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