New year right? I promised Melissa a week ago that I'd have a new post up and I nailed that. My post is about resolutions so clearly I'm doing a swell job so far. Life has been pretty hectic the past few days. I started my new job finally and I love it. Lot of time just killing time screwing off on my phone once everything is cleaned with breaks of making sure that all of the kids are still here and in bed. It's great. I dig it a lot. I'm also working overnights with classes during the day and I'm not allowed to sleep on overnights, so these next few weeks of training are going to probably kill me. Cranky I will be. I worked ONE shift before being called in to work overtime because we're so over staffed, but my paycheck is not complaining.
Anyways, back to the point of this post. I've decided that I'm going to do my resolutions a little bit differently this year. Minus this month because I literally don't have a full day off until February 1st so I'm not even going to attempt anything. But what I've decided to do is come up with eleven words that I want my life centered around. Between my surgery and my divorce I'm kind of in the process of reinventing myself so I sat down and figured out eleven words that I love and I'm going to create mini goals based off of each word, and focus on a word per month. If this gets repetitive I apologize, I'm running on not very much sleep but after the amount of bitching Melissa has done I think it's important to get this out of the way. SURPRISE MELISSA I TOLD YOU I COULD BLOG AT WORK. Anywhoozles, I haven't quite decided which words go with which month yet, or all of the goals but those can come later. Here are my words.
1) Build or refurbish something.
2) Blog twice a week.
3) Paint something.
1) Track all food intake.
2) Work out three times a week.
3) Drink 90 ounces of water a day.
1) Donate to a charity.
2) Compliment 5 strangers.
3) Pay for someone's meal.
1) Say yes to something new.
2) Eat something adventurous.
1) Quit smoking again.
2) Quit biting nails.
3) Start keeping my room clean. (It gets bad ya'll.)
1) Find something positive in every day.
Relationships: (NOT romantic, relationships I have with people already.)
1) Take my siblings on an outing.
1) Find a coping method that works when I get upset.
2) Don't get frustrated with siblings.
3) Work on road rage.
1) No eat out month.
2) Put money into savings.
3) Work out a budget and stick to it.
1) Blog more often.
2) Stick to Project 365
Obviously where there are a bunch of question marks I have no idea what I want to do goal wise there. And this isn't nearly as well thought out of a post as I may have led Melissa to believe so she'd leave me alone. But it's also four in the morning and I'm not braining well at the moment. It happens.
In weight loss news I haven't measured myself in forever BUT I DID manage to hit 50 lbs lost! GO ME. I've been documenting daily full body selfies of me on my Instagram if you'd like to follow along or you can search #iateskinny365 The plan is to be able to click on the hashtag at the end of the year and use it as a kind of a flip book to show myself shrinking. On the first of every month I'll be posting a comparison pic with my stomach showing because I've found discussing the loose skin seems to be something people don't like to do until they've had it removed and unfortunately it's a reality of extreme weight loss. Here's the first comparrison picture I did.
Bam look at that difference. So far so good! Also I made this because holy hell my face has changed. The picture on the left was taken at my heaviest the one on the right was taken about a week and a half ago.
Once again. Boom. I'll try to come back at some point within the next week to post an updated stats picture at the very least, but I'm working almost 30 hours of overtime this week so no promises. DO YOU HEAR ME MELISSA NO PROMISES.