New Year’s Resolutions…we all have ‘em, most of us don’t stick with ‘em more than two months. I get it. However, I really think that something is different this year. There is just a sense in the air that people are fed up with being overweight and sick and tired of being sick and tired!
I sure the hell am!
So, I am claiming this year as MY year. No more wishy-washy-non-committal-BS. This is my year to be pro-active and reach my goals.
I am going back to the basics. Back to 2009 when I lost 75 pounds that year. I am going to tackle this weight loss goal once and for all!
So, here they are; in 2013, I will…
Not eat any sweets.
My husband and I are really on the same page with this one. Back in 2009 when I joined Weight Watchers, I went the ENTIRE year without one sweet thing. No cookies, no pies, no fancy lattes, no Valentine’s Candy, no fro yo, no summer popsicles, NOTHING. And I didn’t have cravings after the first month or so and my sugar addiction was non-existant. So, for the ENTIRE year of 2013, I will say no to sweets. I think this will be easier because I will have my husband supporting me by saying “No” also!
Exercise more consistently
I have found that I am more consistant in exercising when I am training for a race. This year, I want to change that. I want to workout at least three times a week no matter if I am training for a race or not! I just want to walk/run because I know it is good for my body. I am only saying three times a week because I know some weeks it will be harder than others. Three times is feasible for me and realistic so that is what I am going with!
Post more Recipes on ItSuxToBeFat
I know how much people love recipes. I love recipes and I want to offer you some great ones to try. This year, I want to try to post a new recipe at least once every two weeks, or two a month. One of the issues I have had in the past is I refuse to post a recipe I don’t love. So, I will try new recipes and not post them because I don’t love them. That just means I need to try at least four a month to get two good ones. At any rate, I want to post more recipes for you to enjoy!
Track, Track, Track!
You want the secret to weight loss? I know it. I have known it for the last 4 years…It is so simple yet so complex at the same time. It is to track. Track every single thing I eat. I have to do it. I just have to. I want to track at least five days a week. I can take two days off from tracking but I really want to track at least five. It isn’t difficult. There are a bajillion apps that make it so easy. My favorite is, of course, the Weight Watchers app but there are tons of free ones you can use if you are not a Weight Watchers member.
This year, I want to add some additional authors to ItSuxToBeFat. I would love to add more people who love to write, have lost weight, and have things they can add to YOU, the reader. I would really love to add some authors that are different from me (LOVE to try new recipes!). Look for more information coming out if you are interested in blogging with me.
So, what do you think of my goals? Attainable? I think so. Specific? I think so.
What are your top three goals for the new year?