3/17/10

New Year's Resolutions Update


I've been thinking a lot lately about my monthly 2010 resolutions, and I want to post an update on my progress to keep myself honest.  And real.  I'm all about keeping it real.
January: walk an hour a day


This resolution is still in progress.  I have probably walked about 1/3 of the days in 2010.  Upon reflection I think I do better when I walk first thing in the morning.  I am still working on making that happen.  My next strategy is getting to school early to walk there.  My school is set up like a shopping mall, so just a few times back and forth from end to end is like a mile.  Seriously!

February: eat 3 fruits and 4 veggie servings daily
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I've had much better success with this resolution, although I haven't met my goal every day.  I have been much more diligent about adding fruits, especially apples, bananas, and blueberries to my daily diet.  I tend to eat my veggies in the evening.  This is where I usually run a little short.  I'm convinced that more menu planning will help me shore this one up.

March: Alternate upper and lower body strength exercises daily.

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Hahahahahahahahaha!  I need to start this one.  Seriously.  

What I did accomplish LAST month was actually my August resolution.

August:   Drink mostly water and tea.  

This is a great one because before water and tea I was addicted to this:

   Image Credit: NonTrivialMatt

These are full of artificial stuff, are bad for the environment, and they cost a lot of money - because I HAD to have the cans so the fizz wouldn't go out of the soda like it does in the bottles.

Switching to this helped:

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Not this as much....

 Image Credit: narisa

Or this...

Image Credit: Moh tj

It's gotta be this:
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With ice, no sweeteners, and preferably with some fruit-infused green tea.  YUM!

Or, of course, this:
                                                                                                                        
Image Credit: Jim Murphy

I hope you are on track with your resolutions, goals, or whatever you call those things you want to accomplish in your life.  

Happy Saint Paddy's Day!

3 comments:

  1. Good luck on your goals! I'm an iced tea-aholic. It's all I drink. I need to be doing the other things on your list too!

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  2. I'm not doing near enough exercise, but I am doing it sporadically and I am trying to eat right. It is hard to do what you are suppose to when you want the other stuff and hate to exercise. Thanks for visiting my blog.

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  3. Oh gosh, this reminds me that I really do need to get out and walk more!

    Kat :)

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