You guys might or might not have read and participated in my 2014 New Year’s Resolution post, Are New Year’s Resolutions Bullshit?
Well, today’s article is a quarterly check-up on where we stand, and what we’ve accomplished since that initial post.
Here is my list and notes on how I’m doing:
Vaughn’s 2014 Goals/Resolutions
It is our 20th Anniversary next month… Must think of something special.
This is in the work and the gears are spinning. More on this later…
Last year’s job situation made this one tough… Slow going.
No injuries yet this year, and my workouts are more powerful than ever.
I’m signed up and training hard…
Started 1/1/14 at 135. My current PR is 150. Yahoo!
Started 1/1/14 at 255. My current PR is 305. Very close…
Started 1/1/14 at 205. My current PR is 215. This one will take some work!
Started 1/1/14 at 235. My current PR is 260. Getting close.
Books and backpack purchased. Starting to study and plan training. Plenty of time, but don’t want to slip.
My agent is working diligently on this one and I’m helping where I can.
Struggling here. 2014 has proven to be a very busy year. That said, I am working on it.
About 15% done with this one, so I’m behind schedule… Ramping up the efforts.
Planning is done and planning has begun.
I was sworn in as a board member, and I have visited Maryland senate to help pass a bill. Yay!
I was averaging three posts per week in 2013… This year Ive struggled. Must work harder!
Now let’s list all of the people who commented on the initial post with their own goals and resolutions:
Andrea’s 2014 Goals/Resolutions
Staying fit in ways that are not dangerous to me, including exercising at least 5-6 days a week. Doing at least 3 different kinds of exercise on a regular basis to mix things up (e.g., running, swimming, cycling, lifting, hiking). Bonus points if I can get up to 4 modalities on a weekly basis. Maintaining my weight. Bonus points for dropping 5 lbs. Maintaining or growing my running group. Visiting my mom and sister at least 3 times. Helping my son to stay fit and pursue any sports activities he is interested in (right now learning to swim, hiking, running). Going out on a date night with my husband at least once a quarter. Bonus points for going monthly.
Lesley’s 2014 Goals/Resolutions
Make religion part of every day. By the end of the year will be debt free. Lose my final 10 pounds. Allow myself to learn the art of forgiving, compassion, and loving towards others.
Sara’s 2014 Goals/Resolutions
Better manage my time. Make a reasonable schedule for myself to adhere to each day. Cook more often. Read at least one book a month. Do one project for myself each month to completion.
Melanie’s 2014 Goals/Resolutions
Reduce my 5K time to 25 minutes by the end of 2014. Go on monthly date nights with my husband + use our firepit more and go on more weekend camping trips together. Email/write my brother at least once a month (he’s in the military). Schedule my work so I can spend time back home in Indiana for about 2 weeks this summer. Cut way back on soda, ie., Sprite. (I already gave up caffeine in 2009.) Improve core strength and do more strength training.
Eric’s 2014 Goals/Resolutions
Be a better father: listen more, make more small time, yell less. Get a new job. Fitness Metrics: get weight <195, squat 135×10, deadlift 195×10, Clean&Jerk 135×5, Pullups x5, Dips x10; get flexible enough to squat below parallel with wide stance heels. Do a ‘new’ fitness event for me – something not already checked off. Get the cub scout pack in order. Get 20 minor projects done around the house.
Please comment and let us all know how you’re doing with your 2014 goals and resolutions!!!
We’ll be back in three months with another check-up. Here’s the goals/resolution post schedule for 2014:
Your friendly neighborhood motivator,
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