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Setting New Goals for 2013

Tuesday, January 01, 2013

Well, it's the 1st, and of course, that time of year when we find ourselves reflective. I did not make my goal of being in 'Onederland' by the end of the year. In fact, I've gone up slightly. 'Twas the holiday season what got me. Aye, there's the rub.

But it's a new year, and a new opportunity to get it right. I've grappled with my disappoinment for weeks now, and I've finally come to the conclusion that it doesn't matter. All that matters is that I'm energized and renewed and focused on moving forward. I have a goal of 5 lbs. per month this year, or 15 lbs. per quarter.

I just needed to give myself permission to start over. I'm about 6 lbs. up from my lowest weight. As far as I'm concerned, this is day 1. Not because it's New Year's, but because the season of over-indulgence is finally over, and I can get back on a schedule.

I feel clear-headed and I'm looking forward to what's ahead. I hope everyone has a wonderful 2013.
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    Step away from that scale, you had so many more victories and I'd bet your bod shows success inspite of those 6.

    Here's to a fun 2013!
    3042 days ago
  • ANGELA19802
    i feel the same way, but I am new to this but need to lose some weight for health issues and for myself, now I'm ready to get started.
    3047 days ago
    Everyday is a new day to make good choices! I too, am working on forgiving myself and moving FORWARD. We can do this!

    Here's to Healthy & Happy 2013! Choose Happy!
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    3048 days ago
    That's the best attitude. You are energized,focused and moving forward. It's not about a designated time.It's just about starting.I wish you luck and success in 2013.Sounds like you are way ahead of the game. emoticon
    3048 days ago
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