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Thursday, July 03, 2008


“Success means doing the best we can with what we have. Success is the doing, not the getting; in the trying, not the triumph. Success is a personal standard, reaching for the highest that is in us, becoming all that we can be.” Zig Ziglar

It has been awhile since I have posted my goals and affirmations. As there are only 6 months left this year - I have to work harder than ever to make the most of each month.

My Affirmations -

I am stronger and leaner than 30 days ago.
I am living up to my full potential each day.
I am wearing size 6's for the first time in over 10 years.
I am running faster and stronger every day.
I am currently 23.54% body fat
I am happy and healthy and ready to reach higher.

I will reach my goal of 17 -18% body fat by the end of 2008.
I will increase my speed and overall endurance.
I will loose another 10 - 15 pounds by the end of 2008.
I will continue to make the most of each day that I am blessed with.
I will run the NYC marathon.
I will wear a size 4/5 by the end of 2008.

Goals 2008 -

Ultimate Long Term Goal -

1. To run multiple marathons including the NYC marathon.
2. To become a triathlete again.
3. To never stop living life with passion and a desire for wellness.

6 Month Goals-

1. To get to 17% - 18% Body Fat.
2. To loose another 10 - 15 pounds.
3. To wear a size 4/5 jeans by the end of 2008.
4. To improve my 5k time to 25 mins by the end of 2008.

2 Month Goals -

1. To get under 20% Body Fat before August 27, 2008.
2 .To loose another 8 pounds before August 27, 2008.
3. To finish the P90X - 8 week program I have made for myself.
4. To improve my runs in both distance and speed.
5. To complete my long run of 13.1 miles

I now know what I want to accomplish, I know what I need to do to get there - now it is time to get out there and MAKE IT HAPPEN!!!!






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  • LINDAANNE2
    You can do it!
    4581 days ago
  • JFROGDIVA
    You go, Girl!!!! I like your goals & your strategy!!!! You CAN do this!!!! Good Luck!!!! Hugzz - Jae
    4582 days ago
  • MARLIE13
    Ooh good deal. I love how you've laid these out with different goal lengths. You can do this and I'm so inspired as well! Thanks!
    4582 days ago
  • SHANSHE
    WOW!!! If anybody can make these goals happen, it will be you!
    Shannon
    4582 days ago
  • SEEHOLZ
    I like this idea of putting your goals/affirmations out there, since that's the way to reach those goals!
    I know you will, because you already have done so...

    NYC, here you come!

    4582 days ago
  • ETGRIP
    Nice positive goals!
    4582 days ago
  • no profile photo MRSPRINCESS07
    I love reading your blogs! You have such determination and it radiates off you, helping others. We all may not have the same goals, wants, and desires, but you certainly help us to look deep with ourselves to find our own "personal best". Life is meant to be lived passionately, not passively. You're an inspiration and the true meaning of "Motivator"!
    4582 days ago
  • ROVERSHI
    Love it! You ROCK!
    4582 days ago
  • ERIN1022
    These are awesome goals! And I love how you have divided them into short and mid and long-term. I also love what you said about living life with a passion for wellness--I want to be at that place! I have to keep reminding myself that more than just losing weight, I'm doing this to become a better version of me, and that means being healthy! Thanks for the reminder!
    4582 days ago
  • SMILES4383
    Jen - As I read your long term goals I was saddened by #3
    BECAUSE I remember well when I had believed that....
    then I forgot.....
    Now I remember...
    NEVER FORGET....it's to hard to return to remember....
    Much easier to REMEMBER and DO every day.

    Thanks for the reminder for today!!!
    emoticon Terri
    4582 days ago
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