Since we’re 2 months into the new year, I thought it would be a good time to reflect on how I’m doing so far…and have you all keep me accountable for my failings! If you didn’t read my post about this, you can clickety-click here to review what I decided to do this year. Honestly, I had to look back at the list to make sure I remembered.
1.) The one about “get in shape, girl”…well, failing miserably on this one. Though I’ve lost a couple of pounds, I’m nowhere near where I’d like to be. I don’t care what size I wear. I just need to get toned! The boys and I have started to do a workout video together, and they really like it and ask for it, so that’s a step in the right direction. For once, I wish Al Gore was right about global warming, and this freakishly cold winter would end so I could go outside and walk.
2.) The one about the anti-aging and facial care. OK, I started off SO good on this one. Then, this happened (see number 1). So I’m getting some stuff from my sister-in-law to try out and see what I think. I am overall doing slightly better at nighttime makeup removal.
3.) The one about the laundry. OK, I’m actually doing better here. Not doing the laundry daily, but I am doing a couple of loads a day, a couple of days a week. Then I fold a bunch of it while I watch “The Biggest Loser,” because I can guarantee that I will spend 90 minutes in front of the TV on Tuesday nights. (We record it on an old-fashioned VCR and play it back at 9pm).
4.) The one about the peeing in the potty. CHECK! Bennett amazed me, and accomplished this one in only a couple of weeks’ time. Hooray!
5.) The one about the Bible. Well, Matt and I read together probably 4 days a week, and on the other days, I’m working on one of my Bible studies that I’m involved in. So I feel pretty good about this one.
6.) The one about politics. Um, I’m doing OK on this, I guess. Does not liking any of the candidates (or liking one who can’t win) count? And will Hillary please just give it up already? Ugh.
In regards to making my bed, I think I’m at 75% on this one. That’s fine with me.
Also, related to goal#1, I’m going to start doing this old Claudia Schiffer abs tape (it’s not even available on DVD it’s so old). I think it was Kim who introduced me to this in college. I recommend it…Kathy Kaehler is the instructor, and she’s really good, and this workout will kick your behind. Unfortunately, Claudia is not gifted at looking like a natural while working out, nor does she sound exceptionally bright on this tape, but she doesn’t talk much, and the real trainer tells you what to do. I might even get the rest of the set of these, as I’ve heard that they are good, too. Plus, they’ll be cheap on ebay or half.com because they’re so old!
Feel free to update on how you’re doing as well!