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Conversation #92: Do Better Mondays

So I’m not signed up for a Weight Watchers subscription anymore, but I still track my points in the little book each day and bought the point companion books and calculator and I may do this for the rest of my life.  I’m sure at some point it will become second nature.

Anyway, I figure I shouldn’t call it a Weight Watchers update anymore because I will at some point get these last 3.5 pesky pounds off and reach my goal.  However, I still want to track my goals to healthy living to hold me accountable.

On Sundays before church I’ll watch Fox News and they have a segment with Dr. Rosenfeld.  He always gives a health tip to start the week off right and do better this week than last.  That kind of stuck with me one week (no tip in particular, just that I can start the week over and do better).  My WW week starts on Sunday so I figure Monday is a good day to write my goals for the week.  Also, I have a bachelorette party weekend coming on Friday so I won’t to make sure and be good this week so I can splurge on Saturday.

My goals for the week:

I stepped up to level 3 of The Shred this week so keep doing that each morning (today through Friday).

Incorporate more dairy into my food this week – I used to drink a ton of milk but cut back on Weight Watchers.  Now I want to incorporate it back in because I know it is important.  Therefore, I need to get better at giving up some of my little treats during the day.  It is all about priorities baby!

Finally, I hope to lose 1 pound this week (okay really 2, but I’m trying to be realistic with a bachelorette party coming up).

So, what are you going to do better this week?

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