Friday, December 4, 2009


Soooo tempted this morning to stop off at some fast food restaurant and get a hot breakfast...but I didn't, and I'm now enjoying a 60 calorie cup of hot chocolate. After this I'll have a bowl of instant oatmeal, if I'm hungry.

Last night I dyed my hair very dark brown, and this morning I love it! It looks much more natural and I think it looks elegant. This sounds very cheesy, but I've always wanted to have very dark hair in the winter...and now I do! :) Plus, it might snow today!! In Houston, Texas that is a BIG deal.

Last night I bought a new workout outfit. I refused to buy anything XL, and instead got a large pair of pants and shirt. They are both 'snug', but they do fit and aren't completely unflattering. I'm excited to watch them get baggier over the next couple of months. Also excited to wear them at my workout today...gonna do all my weights, 30 minutes on the elliptical, and then I'm going to run a mile. I want to get really warm before I run, because it is SOO freaking cold outside. Plus I want to push myself.

Last night I got a call from my part time job and they cut all my hours this weekend...which sucks, but is also awesome. That means I have plenty of time to workout like crazy and read and go to book club...and do laundry (yuck!). Might also hang out with Candy if she is feeling better (yay!).

So I saw this on a blog yesterday, and I kind of wanted to do it too....

What do you want to accomplish today?
Today I want to stay under 1500 calories, do all my weight training, do 30 minutes on the elliptical, and run 1 mile.

What would you like to have done by next week at this time?
By this time next week I want to find it easy to stay at 1500 calories a day, I'd also like to be able to run 1.5 mile w/out stopping comfortably.

What do you think will be the same/different in one month?
In a month I think I will be able to run 3 miles without stopping, I will begin swimming at a local pool, and I will start to save money for a road bike. I'm also going to start school!

What would you like to have done/changed one year from now?
One year from now I want to be at my healthy weight. I want to have finished everything on my goal list for this year. I want to start paying more towards my debts. I want to start dressing nicer.

What would you like your life to look like in five years? Really think about it. Five years from now, how old will you be? What will your relationships look like? Your job? Your body? Your home? In five years, describe yourself and your life... what you WANT it to be.
In 5 years...I want to have graduated from college, I want a job that I enjoy, I want to move to Austin, Texas and either purchase a new home or town home, I want to own an RV and a nice truck, I want to have good credit, I want to be working on my masters, I want to be in good enough shape to start training for the Iron Man Triathlon.

And then, when you have done that, go back to question #1 and tell me how what you are doing today is leading you to what you want to see in your life in five years.
I think that is pretty obvious :)