Tuesday, December 4, 2012

Goal Recap and Reset

Can we just take a minute to soak this in:




So pretty. I love the Holidays :)

At the beginning of November I posted some goals that I wanted to accomplish in the month. I actually didn't want to write this post because I sucked pretty bad at every. single. one. But, I am a woman of my word. Therefore, I will go over each goal, then proceed to tell you how much I suck at doing said goal. Here we go...

1. RUN! Well, I did this... once. But I did find a half marathon (scheduled for February) that I want to train for! I set up my Runner's World App on my phone, which tells me what mileage I need to run each day. I also subscribed to Runner's World Magazine. I ran a half marathon a couple years ago and it was fun and also held me accountable, AND I was in amazing shape. So tonight, you will find me running 2 miles. Hopefully :)

2. Experiment with a new gluten free recipe each week. I didn't do this. Though I did consciously shop for all gluten free food. I also (finally) went to a specialist doctor to talk about these horrible stomach aches that have been burdening my life. There were a million tests, and now I just wait for results. But it isn't anything too serious. From what the Doc said. More on that later, I guess!

3. Coupon! I only made ONE couponing trip and that was last night, and it's technically December so that doesn't really count. #oops. By the way, coming soon to the blog will be a coupon section! I will share all of my secrets and teach you the easiest, least time consuming way to save money! :)

So... let's make some new (realistic) goals for December!

1. Train for that dang half marathon!! YOU CAN DO IT.

2. Remember to take moments to think about how thankful I am, and take a few moments to enjoy something festive. Around the holidays, life gets busy. Like REAL busy. And sometimes I forget to sit back and enjoy it. Last night after I finished decorating the Christmas tree, I stood and looked at it for a couple minutes and remembered some of my favorite things about the holidays. Then told myself I needed to not let another Christmas go by, then realize while taking down decorations, I never really took time to enjoy it. Tis the season!

I think I will stick with just two this time around so that I can MAKE SURE I achieve them and so that December doesn't suck as bad as November :)

What are your goals for December?



5 comments:

  1. Your tree looks great hun! I love your goals especially the second one since life does get so busy at the holidays sometimes we forget to stop and really live in that lovely holiday feeling! xo

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  2. I love your tree! So pretty!!! And those are great goals! I need to make one for myself. I always have a mental list going, but getting it down on paper or the computer really helps get it going!!! I def empathize with stomach/digestive issues! I eat g-free a lot. I don't have celiac, but I have issues digesting it if I eat too much. I had a lot of issues over the last year and mine turned out to be my gallbladder, which I had out this past October. Been feeling a lot better since then. Maybe try to start eliminating different things? Also probiotics help a lot of people too ;)

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    1. Christy! Thank you so much for commenting!! The doctor does think it's my gallbladder! So funny that you say that :) I had an ultra sound last week so I am waiting to hear. I will let you know :)

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  3. I had no idea Runners World had an app! I will have to try it :) Im aiming for a full marathon next year... MAYBE haha! Im scared!!!!

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  4. I want to train for a half too! To get back on the running wagon I am going to wokr my way up froma 5K to a half...here goes nothing! I like your 2nd goal for this month a lot!

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