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I need to make healthier living a priority and choose to be a healthier me. Here is a list of what I know needs to happen.
- Choose wisely what I am going to eat. Make choices that are going to nourish me and help recharge my energy levels. Need to eat more real food and avoid processed foods.
-Do some simple stretching exercises before work and focus on my posture and good body mechanics.
- Give my body rest periods every couple hours at work in which I step outside if possible,
I have 2 financial goals to motivate me to more frugal living. First, we want to save for some of daughters wedding expenses The wedding is planned for summer of 2017 so I have time to start saving now. Second I want to pay off extra on our home equity loan to become debt free ASAP. Once the loan is paid off I can work less hours and hopefully retire early, which is another motivator! I have many areas that I waste money and have fallen back into bad habits. I want to get excited about living
Here's to a happier and healthier new year for anyone reading this post. Let's try to be kinder to ourselves and others this year.
Most of us have set goals for 2015. We will start out highly motivated in obtaining these goals and our motivation will at some point dwindle and we may feel like quitting. Don't be too hard on yourself when this happens, take a break if needed. Start over when you're ready, as many times as you need. Don't stress over it, take one day at a time and forgive yourself
I have no good excuses for my unnecessary spending this summer. DH and I seem to rationalize our poor spending choices with overtime pay I earn or extra respite hours with homecare clients we pick up. I have nothing tangible to show for the unnecessary spending and we could have put that extra money towards the emergency fund and debt repayment. Most of the wasted spending has been during our summer travels. Eating out, junk food and soda, gasoline, entertainment costs. Don't get me wrong, I've
Maui inspired me
Deep clean bathroom
Shampoo the bichon
watch required online education course
remove rotten pumpkin from yard
make appointment for cholesterol check
EXTRAS: for the week. one a day if I work , more if I have off.
Sweep the garage
purge my clothes for donation
Respite clients bed linen changed
mudroom cleaned/winter wear stored away
kitchen laminate cleaned