Last week, I made some goals for the month of February. Then, I went on a weekend-long trip with my husband, where we drank too much beer and ate too much food. Amazing as it all was, I am left feeling bloated and just plain unhealthy from it all.
Yesterday, I tried to refocus on the goals that I set for February. In case you missed that post, here’s a quick recap of my February goals:
Water: 120 oz. per day, at least 5 times a week.
Nutrition: I would like to stay within my caloric range at least 5 times a week.
Exercise: My gym goal for the month of February is to go the gym 8 times this month.
Sleep: I would like to try be in bed by 10 p.m. during week nights this month.
Weight: My aggressive goal would be to lose 8 lbs. this month (bringing me down to 230 lbs). My more mild weight-loss goal is to lose 5 pounds (bringing me down to 233 lbs.) and, my fail-safe would be to, at the very least, maintain my January loss (238 lbs).
Water: 120 oz. done!
Nutrition: Within calories!
Exercise: 1 / 8 total gym visits to date.
Sleep: In bed by 10 p.m.
Weight: Not checking until the end of the week.
Even though I am going to be keeping track of my progress daily, I don’t think I’ll be reporting back daily; maybe more like once a week. For me I’ve found that reporting back on my progress, even if it’s once a week, helps me to stay accountable to my goals.
Readers, how do you keep yourself accountable?