Tuesday, October 9, 2012

Invitation for Pizza

I was invited to eat pizza for dinner last night. I almost said yes, but I thought back to the lesson I learned last week:

"If there is a lesson to be learned this week, it would be that sometimes things out of my control will hold me back from reaching my goals. This motivates me to do everything I can to not hold myself back. There are other things out there that will do that for me; things that I will not be able to overcome. Illness, injury.. these are things that my will alone cannot overcome. Being "too tired" and not "feeling motivated" are obstacles that I can overcome, with will and determination."

I said no to the invitation for pizza, there will be other times when I can indulge. Right now, it is time to follow my meal plan. It is time to work on my goals. It is time to lose as much weight as I can before my cruise in November!

Speaking of obstacles that are out of my control, the gym was closed last night. (When there is no school, the gym located in the school is closed.) I was scheduled to workout on Monday, Wednesday and Thursday this week. Instead of dwelling on it, I quickly decided to just adapt my plan and go tonight instead.

Last night I tried a new kind of frozen tilapia for dinner. My husband and I really liked it! One serving was only 120 calories. For as tasty and low calorie those fillets were, I need to consider eating fish more often. They were simple to make. I guess that's why they are called "Simply Bake"!

This weekend, I had my in-laws over for dinner. I made stromboli and it was a big hit! We played games and had a nice time catching up. Nothing beats a warm meal with family on a cool fall day. We had a great time! I also had some sister time with my favorite 16 year old last night. We painted pumpkins.

My husband and I spent some time working on a household project this weekend as part of my 25 by 25 list, too. It's hard to believe that I have less than 4 months to finish the rest of my goals this year before I turn 25. I am excited to see how much I can accomplish!

Are your goals time oriented (monthly, weekly, daily, etc.) or open-ended?

1 comment:

  1. I always have a deadline in mind when it comes to weightloss or fitness, but not really for home improvements.