Oh where, oh where has my motivation gone?
Wow, I can’t believe it’s a new month already…October, 3 months left in 2012, where has the time gone? Or better yet, where has my motivation gone?
Earlier this year, I was fired up and ready to race. I had some setbacks, but I just re-upped my intensity and fought back. Lately, I feel like I am missing the extra to push myself. I know I am burnt out from “life” stresses, however, I know I need to find a way to get myself back on track and have a strong finish to the year, my sanity needs it.
So for October, I decided to be vocal with my goals for the month. Maybe this will give me what I need to kick myself in the butt and get going again.
-sign up for 2-3 half marathons
-sign up for a full (May?)
-PR in one of my virtual 5ks
-complete weekly vlog
-lose 5 pounds
-find a way to better incorporate veggies into meals (if you have suggestions, please please share them…how do you trick your kids into eating them?)
-take idea to help newcomers and turn it into action items (stay tuned, I will be asking all of you for your help!)
Daily Goals (must be done 1xday, with the exception of 4 slips*)
-run at least a mile
-2 min plank (try for new record, 1xweek)
-take a photo
-try daily yoga pose
So there you have it. Hopefully October will be a new start for me and my motivation. I look forward to hearing about your goals for the month, so make sure to leave them in the comments section.
*4 slips total for the month is not about giving myself the freedom to make excuses or not take things seriously, but more of an opportunity to be realistic since I have multiple work trips during the month of October. Also these slips may be used in any combination, such as 1 day slipping on all 4 or 4 days slipping on just one. This is NOT 4 days where I can slip on all four items.
Posted on October 1, 2012, in Fitness, Racing, Uncategorized and tagged goals, half marathon, half marathons, health, healthy-living, life stresses, marathon, photo, plank, running, training, travel, vegatables, vlog, weight loss, work trips, yoga. Bookmark the permalink. 4 Comments.