I know most other blogs this week are talking about resolutions.
But it's my blog and I can do what I want.
And I want to talk about my resolutions.
Er, resolution. One. Singular.
And it is not very exciting.
Every year I vow to lose weight.
I know I need to learn to be happy with my body, I am after all relatively healthy (no chips, donuts, or cookies eaten here!) and I work out pretty regularly. I know that being stick thin is not healthy and that too much emphasis is placed on an unnatural ideal. But, damnit, I want to lose this last 25 pounds.
When I joined double dub last February I started out great. I was conscious of what I was consuming but I was not starving myself. I was making choices based on what my body probably needed (fruits and veggies) and not just what I wanted (wine). I lost 15 pounds. But towards the end of twenty eleven I slowly stopped paying attention. Wine flowed. Cookies were baked. Weight crept back on my waistline.
Well, New Years Resolutions, you are just the kick in the ass I needed. I am back on track with double dub. I am cutting down on the sweets (just threw away some fudge) and the booze. And further more, I am going to step up my running. Just because I am not training for anything right now does not mean that I should not be running 20-25 miles a week. Get your shit together, Goodwin! Pound the pavement!
For 2012 I want to be FIT. strong. Healthy.
And if I treat my body the way it requires in order to be fit, strong, and healthy, chances are I will see those 25 lbs dropped as well.
Happy 2012 and best of luck with your resolutions,