Wednesday, April 4, 2018

April Goals - 2018

Time has a way of sneaking up on me lately. It's already the middle of the first week of April and, I haven't even set out my goals for the month. Well, that's changing right now.

Last month was a mixture of ups and downs. I would be on track, then off, then back on track, then off again. I need to remember, I'm seeking balance in this weight-loss journey. Balance doesn't mean perfection. Balance means balance. A medium of ups and downs. There will be on track days and there will be off track days. I must persist through it all.


In March, I was trying to focus more on my habits than the weight on the scale. However, I did still keep track of my weight-loss progress each week.

3/1/18: 244.9 lbs. 
3/8/18: 241.2 lbs. 
3/15/18: 240.8 lbs. 
3/22/18: 238.6 lbs. 
3/29/18: 240.2 lbs.

In March, I would weigh in on Thursday each week. In April, I am going to do my weekly weigh-in's on Friday.

This month, I am going to focus on the same things I try to focus on every month. Sleep, nutrition, activity and water.

Sleep
My goal is to be in bed by 9:30 p.m. each work-night. I don't have to go to sleep right away but, I need to be in bed.

Nutrition
My nutrition goal is to track my calorie intake 5 days each week.

Activity
My activity goal is to hit 10,000 steps at least 3 times a week or visit the gym 3 times a week.

Water
My water goal is to reach 120 oz. of water 5 times a week.

I hope to keep myself even more accountable with some weekly check-in's this month. Setting goals is only a part of the battle. Now, it's time to work!

2 comments:

  1. Bedtime is so hard when you have kids, at least for me. I'm exhausted and want to go to sleep at 8:30, but I also want some alone time to watch a show or something and unwind from the day which makes my bedtime late...which I regret in the morning

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    1. Sara, that's my exact struggle! Some nights staying up is kinda worth it (for sanity) but more often than not, the sleep feels so much better!

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