One Goal

I will be home in a few days from our end of year vacation. Every year we leave town the day after Christmas and head to the beach with our kids and their new toys.

It’s a great way to end the year and prepare for the next.

My guru Rachel Hollis has created a journal called The Start Today Journal. It helps you to envision your life in 10 years and to create 10 dreams that you have for yourself. It then guides you to break those dreams into goals. It’s awesome! I highly recommend this journal.

So, I have a list of goals that I want to accomplish in the next 10 years. Rachel says that I need to focus on one goal. I have chosen the goal that is going to have the biggest impact on my life right now. Achieving this goal is going to put me in a position to reach the next goal. Until I conquer my weight I will continue to be distracted by this on a daily basis. I am not free to focus on any other goals. I have to check this off of my list. I’m so tired of thinking/talking about my weight. My first goal for 2019 is losing weight and getting healthy.

My goal is to lose 70 lbs. Ugh! It’s tough to even write that number! I have got to reach this goal before I can focus on the other goals that I have for myself. I want to lose this weight over a 6 month period. I know that this is an aggressive timeline, but I’m going to shoot for it.

I get great satisfaction to have visual aids around to keep me focused on my goal. I’m planning to use the items listed below.

  1. Wall Calendar with stickers and weekly goals visible
  2. Vision Board
  3. Weight loss tracker clothes pin board
  4. Affirmations posted throughout the house

I will share in another post more about these things.

5 thoughts on “One Goal

  1. Hello! I also wrote a post about my experience with the Start Today journal! I am LOVING IT so far! It is crazy to me how it has already seemed to help me focus more than ever before. I’d love it if you checked out my post as well. Good luck with your weight loss! You can do it!

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      1. Thank you!! I am not.. I thought about it but unfortunately I am not really up for adding that into my budget right now. Are you?! I can’t wait for her new book!

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      2. I’ve listened to the chapters she reads on her Rise Podcast so many times! I almost bought the audible addition this week for the kindle version that I already own.

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