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Putting Planning Into Action

Friday, July 05, 2019

Yesterday's blog REFOCUS, was in the middle of the night and my mind was going 90 miles an hour. In the morning, things were a little clearer, after I slept some, and talked with one of my bff's and DH. I still am standing by the priorities I set for myself. I think I really need more focus in my life, and my health must be at the very top of the list or the rest will crumble.

So while on vacation, I'm going to work on my plans and how to put them into action. I'm also going to take time to relax, crochet, paint, read, and spend time with family, but I'm not going to let the quiet morning hours that I am most focused slip away without working on planning ahead, because I intend to start my baby steps when we get home from vacation.

I've got smaller goals that I'm going to be working on to help with the big goals, and I need to work out how to step up my game and start doing these things. One is to have stopped drinking coffee, except for special occasions, by the end of July. I'll switch to green tea in the morning, and have a variety pack I recently bought that I'll be using as well. I want to start drinking turmeric tea at least once a day because it's supposed to be so good for you, and it is pretty good tasting. I intend also to go completely Paleo by the end of July. It's going to be difficult, but it is what my doctor says I need to be doing, and after last night I agree. I got up in the middle of the night, the memory of the corn we had with the freshly smoked turkey on my mind, so I had a bowl, I had only had a few bites with dinner. Having a small bowl tore my stomach up, bad. Corn is one of the things that is not Paleo, and I'm not supposed to have as it is a starch, I was in a lot of pain and almost wondered if I was going to have to wake DH up and go to the ER. I'm exhausted!! So things like that, I'm making a list of health-related things that I need to slowly put into practice and put deadlines on all of them (not all for July, of course, don't want to do to much change at once!)

But, I think this time will be good to focus on planning out my goals and setting dates for when I want to have accomplished certain things by. And work on finding things that will help me out along the way. Looking at it, it's kind of a tall order, but I find myself more excited than daunted by the task. I want to work toward these goals, I'm tired of standing still or going backwards. And having a clear plan of action will help me. Failing to plan is planning to fail.

So I'm off to wake the household and get the day started, lots to do today to get ready for vacation!

Hope you have a great Friday!!


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    I love my turmeric tea. I use Organic India tea w/ginger. I add ginger dices, cinnamon and a bit more turmeric. I am told your body cannot use the turmeric fully unless there is black pepper and some type of oil in the mix, so there's pepper in this tea and I add a few drops of lemon essential oil.
    273 days ago
    emoticon If you can stay focused on your goals, you'll do great! Baby steps now that lead to big successes later.
    Have a wonderful vacation! emoticon
    274 days ago
    Sounds good to me ! Keep at it and you will see progress !! You are important and very necessary to your family. You can do it !!
    274 days ago
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    Vacation is a great time to prioritize. I'm on vaca now and plan to sit down and make some new goals as well. I've been trying to focus for years! It still seems to elude me! Best of luck!
    274 days ago
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    TGIF to you and have a great vacation
    274 days ago
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