Sunday, April 3, 2011

The question of the day - How hard am I willing to work?

Let's face it, if I put in a mediocre effort I am only going to get mediocre results, its not rocket science.

I have initiate 2 rules for the week. These rules encompass my two biggest challenges during the week so I am hoping that abiding by these two rules will help me stay on track.

Rule #1
Bring lunch to work
Lets face it, the options available to me when I am purchasing lunch are not great. The options available to me when I have to eat while driving are even worse. The best solution is to bring my lunch every day. Bonus effect of this is that I save money.

Rule #2
No eating after 7pm. Many a day has passed where I have made excellent choices throughout the day only to complete erase the effort after 8pm in front of the tv. If I'm bored my choices are to exercise or go to bed. Only water and herbal tea is allowed after 7pm.

I got back on my exercise bike tonight. I have been so focused on spinning and the gym that I almost forgot about my bike downstairs. I also did some cardio boxing on my xbox 360 kinect. 

My cruise is in just less than 5 months. I have goals that I want to meet and I can no longer say that I have plenty of time and I can get back on track tomorrow or next week. Soon enough its going to be August and I'm still going to be in the same place.

I am not going to be perfect, but I can try every day. No more taking off weigh in day or Friday or Saturday or the whole damn weekend. I put in an effort every day and we will see what happens.

I pulled out some of my summer clothes today and my goal is that by July 1 most of them are too big and need to be replaced. That's about 20lbs in 3 months. Lets see what I've got.

1 comment:

  1. Yay for goal making! It's so important. Sometimes little goals can make a HUGE difference. I have been posting my actual workouts on my blog if you are interested. They are not easy, in fact I find them grueling most days, but I have lost ~23 pounds since February 12th. I've got about 20 more to go. My "mini" goal was 25 pounds before my birthday, and I am on track. Congrats on where you are so far! Any loss is a win I say!!
    My blog is here:
    Good luck to you! I will continue to follow your progress!