Tuesday, July 3, 2012

A Look back at June (And some new goals for July)

What a shitshow June was!  Here's how badly I sucked at my June goals:

Eating
  •     Follow Canada Food Guide as closely as I can - Boo.  Nope.  My eating was exceptionally bad this month.  I am attributing to stress, but ultimately it was really laziness.
  •     Regularly grocery shop so fridge is always stocked properly - tried.  But failed.
  •     Pre-prep my meals so I can grab and go with healthy options - Managed to do this for a couple of weeks.
  •     Try one new vegetable each week - don't think so.  I am in a rut.

Exercising
  • K-100 Relay on June 23rd - Goal? Have fun - done!  ran 30K that day instead of the planned 19.  Started out hating it, but ended up having fun.  WIN! 
  • Officially sign up for the Goofy Challenge with TNT - DONE! 
  • Run on Tues/Thurs/Sat - Did better than I expected.  managed to run on Tuesday OR Thursday each week.  Always on Saturday!  WIN!
  • Strength on Mon/Wed/Fri - Rip:60, it's time to come out and play - had no motivation to do RIP:60.  About mid-month revised it to just strength and did a video instead.   Modifying is better than missing entirely!  Also, for strength, My coworkers and I did 2 Shrinking Jeans workouts each day.  In the morning we would do the 6 Pack March and in the afternoon, we revisited Kick Ass April.  So I snuck in some strength wherever I could.
  • Use the Another Mother Runner June Challenge as planning inspiration - Worked for planning, but I didn't do the scheduled workouts most days.
  • Workout Pledge - for each met workout - I gave myself $5 to buy something fun.  For each missed workout - I donated $5 to my TNT fundraising.  This didn't really work for motivating me.  I set aside enough $5 to cover the month so I knew the money was there no matter what. My workout challenge netted $65 toward my fundraising!  So - even though it symbolizes a whole lot of missed workouts - it still has the benefit of helping beat Blood Cancers!

Family
  • Take my kids on outings on Sundays - Yes.  Not every Sunday, but most. 
  • Try to incorporate more solo outings with each girlie - Did one solo outing with Buggie.  
  • Get both kiddos potty-trained (Buggie is there during the day...Doodle still won't try) - Status Quo.  Doodle just has no interest in training.

Reading
  • At least one book finished each week - I actually think I met this one!  WIN!

Writing
  • Take one day off this month to write - umm, <shifts eyes away>

Here's my calendar.  I didn't meet the 5 workouts a week for the AMR challenge, but I did workout in some way most days. 


Unfortunately, June saw me gain 4 lbs. :(  I really need to get strict with myself and get back on track.

Fresh, New Goals for July

  • Continue the major household purge - to be completed by July 28
  • Wean off coffee by mid-month
  • Host a cheer crew at the Stampede Road Race this weekend (email me if you're interested in joining)
  • Start training for Goofy - starts today!  Running 3 days per week.
  • Stop snacking after 7pm - must install a Fattie Zone sign across my pantry door after dinner.
  • Batch cook to make sticking to Canada Food Guide easier
  • Strength train at least 2 days a week
  • Potty train Doodle - this is my goal for my vacation week later in the month (unless she wakes up potty trained before then)

So let's get this party started!  July has great potential...

4 comments:

  1. This reminds me, I need to catch up and do my June recap and July goals. I'm pretty sure I didn't meet most of mine! Oops! Can I get a copy of your Fatty Zone sign? Ha ha.

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    1. I'm actually going to make some yellow tape. I can totally send you some! Just email me your addy and it'll be on it's way tonight :) LOL

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  2. I love your last sentence. You can do it! great goals and great attitude.

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