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On the Third Day

1) My first priority is a net weight loss of 10 lbs this year though if I get more I'll be a very happy girl. Following the various 30 day physical challenges below and continuing in my research of veganism should yield the above net loss by this time next year.

Month
Physical
Food
January
Balance
Brussels Sprouts, Grapefruit
February
Posture
Broccoli & Lemons
March
Walking
Kiwi & Green Peas
April
Flexibility
Lime & Avocado
May
Core
Rhubarb & Celery
June
Yoga
Blueberries & Spinach
July
Wall sit/ Squats
Eggplant & Plums
August
Body Weight Workout
Sweet Pepper & Cherries
September
Pushups
Pears & Carrots
October
Lunges
Cranberries & Beets
November
Planks
Apples & Kale
December
Resistance Bands/ Rebounder
Orange & Sweet Potato

2) Preserve enough food that come next winter I will not be dependent on trips to the grocery store for fruits and vegetables. This will require the purchases of a few pieces of equipment as well as space to put them and the preserved food.

3) Write a blog post at least once a week though I would prefer every day just cause I always seem to have a lot to say and this is a good space for that

4) Cut current time in front of the computer from 16 hours to 8 hours a day. I am hopeful that getting back into sewing & embroidery will assist with this.

As Goals for the New Year they are a very rough draft but as time goes on I hope to firm things up. Today was a day spent sleeping /resting/ recovering from the last week. Tomorrow its back on track and forward ho.

In January I'm taking several mini-courses that match up to the goals I've set for that month. I'll share the links with you tomorrow and you can check them out for yourself to see if you are interested.


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