Tuesday, May 3, 2016

April Goals Revisted

Where the heck did April go? Time needs to slow down. I'm excited for summer, but I'm not beach body ready yet. Lets see how I did this past month in accomplishing my goals.

1. Do The Shred three times a week. I did. I found it easier than I expected to bring fitness back into my life. And if I wasn't feeling The Shred I would go for a long walk or do The Biggest Loser Cardio Max. I forgot how much fun that video is and how great Bob is. Unfortunately the last week of April I got the flu and it's still holding on so I've had to take a break from working out to get better. But I miss working out and am itching to get back to it! 

2. Follow the WW app again. I am back in it to win it. Summer is coming faster than I expected so I need to really buckle down. What I love about this app is I can still eat whatever I want. It's just about choosing what I really want and watching portions. G and I are also cooking a lot more and only getting takeout on the weekends which is a huge win for us.

3. Lose five pounds this month. I lost four pounds and I'll take it. It's nice to see the scale going down again! I just gotta keep on keeping on. 

4. Host a girls' night. I missed my girls something fierce and was so happy to have them over two weeks ago. I love that even if I don't see them everyday we still pick up right where we left off. I can't wait to do it again!

5. Get in 10,000 steps a day. I have been getting my steps in. Now that I walk Manny in the evenings I'm not rushed to go to work so we can go for long walks and I try to get up and move every hour during the day and it's helping. I'm hitting 10k about 5 times a week and on the days I'm not hitting it I'm only a couple hundred steps off.

6. Cook one new recipe a week. I made the mistake of meal prepping on Sundays and planning five new recipes a week. Eek! Way too overwhelming so I wish I reminded myself about this goal and only tried to cook one new recipe. On the positive side we are cooking so it's still a win in my book. I think I just don't like cooking and as much as I try to make this goal something to embrace, I just do not enjoy cooking. I am excellent at grocery shopping, cleaning up after and keeping G company while he cooks. So it works.

7. Shop at Aldi. I am hooked on Aldi's now and I don't think I can go back to NOT shopping there. So many great deals, fun new products to try, no crowds, and everyone is just so friendly.  Even G has been loving the Aldi brand oatmeal, produce, cheese and snacks. Score!

How did you do with your goals this month?

1 comment:

Robyn Proctor said...

I like the idea of one new recipe a week. I had this whole plan of making something new every week the beginning of the year, but I can't seem to get away from my old standbys.