Goal Digger (FREE Printable)

I showed myself some tough love and left off with stating that I would come back and chat about the goals that I want to accomplish.

So I’m here to just do that. I won’t lie though, it took me a bit to do this because I wanted to make this pretty chart to keep track of all my goals. And then I would get distracted with the real task at hand.

SETTING GOALS!

I got to my goal setting, then worked on the pretty chart. Because let’s face it, when I have something to check off and show my progress, I’m more likely to stick with it!

I set goals that pertained to all aspects of my life. I have food, fitness, and work related. Goals that will help me get out of the house, meet new people, and get back to that goal weight. They fall into the categories of daily, weekly, and monthly.

Also, instead of waiting for the beginning of a month to start, I’m starting my chart on Sunday (but already working on my goals RIGHT NOW). The chart works for 4 weeks at a time without a specific start/end date. My plan is to go the 4 weeks and reevaluate.

There’s also a reward for me, because again rewards work great for me and better the chance of me sticking with it. My reward will be this Alex & Ani bracelet!

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I should state that I’m shooting for 100%, but if I hit 80%, then it will be a win for me. I know there are a few things coming up that will make it a bit hard to hit a couple of the things some days, but I will do the best I can.

Enough rambling, here are my goals!

Daily:

Movement (10+ minutes)
Water (64oz)
Read & Comment on 5 Blog Posts
Respond to ALL Feedback (emails/comments/etc)

Weekly:

Drinkend ONLY (no beer except on the weekend)
Earn 15 Activity PointsPlus
15+ Miles Biking/Walking
Work Outside the House Twice A Week

Monthly:

Attend 2 Fitness Classes
Try 2 New Recipes

I’m guess that you probably want to see the pretty chart I made to keep this all in order, right?

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Cute right?

Well, because I’m a super nice person, I’m giving you access to the printable as well! It will be blank for you to fill in with your own goals.

Goal Digger FREE Printable from Brooke: Not On a Diet

I plan on posting daily/weekly updates on my social media channels. If you don’t see me post a movement related post everyday on Instagram, call me out! If you don’t see me logging mileage on my Runkeeper, call me out on that as well.

I need you guys to help! πŸ™‚

If you want to do some goal digging right along with me, print out your chart, post your goals & reward and share it on Facebook/Instagram/Twitter and tag me!

I’d love to have some accountabilbuddies!

What are your goals?

Ripped in 30 (round 2!)

About a year ago I tackled Ripped in 30 and had some pretty great results. Well, I’ve decided to tackle it again to see what results I get this time. I’m at least hoping to build some muscle and reduce my body fat percentage.

Like all of the other workout DVD challenges I’ve done, I’ll be posting my before pictures and my measurements. I won’t be reviewing the DVD weekly this time around though because I already did that in my first go through of Ripped in 30. You can go back to those posts to see what I thought about each week.

Ripped in 30 Before Pictures

Ripped in 30 Before Measurements

The plan for the month is to do Ripped in 30 Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, & Saturday. Wednesdays will be a rest day with either yoga or a walk. Sundays will be a yoga day. I will also be doing bike rides throughout the month to reach my goal of biking 100 miles in the month of September.

On Monday, my mom, sister, brother’s girlfriend, and I all got together and wrote out plans for activity on a calendar for this month. We are all trying to improve in that area, so working out a plan was great. We’re also sending each other accountability pictures throughout the month and when we hit our goals, we’re going to spend a girl’s day together and get facials!

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It is great having a group work towards a goal together! I’m excited to see how we all smash our goals!

Completing Ripped in 30 and biking 100 miles isn’t my only goal this month. In fact I have a few others and I posted them up on Instagram last night. And Kristine from KDLB had a great tip of making it my lock screen on my phone! So, I did just that and am reminded of my goals often! Here’s what else I’m working on this month….

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I’m excited to see what Ripped in 30 brings along with how I rock all my other goals!

What are you working on this month?

Do you have a supportive family that you can set fitness or health goals with?

I’m an after!

I woke up yesterday knowing that it was THE DAY. I made sure I looked my best because there would be pictures. πŸ˜‰

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Yesterday at work dragged! I could not wait to get out of there and get to my meeting because I just KNEW I was hitting goal. I knew even though I haven’t being weighing daily. A little doubt would creep up, but I’d tell it to shut its mouth, that I TOTALLY had this.

Finally I was out of work and rushed home to grab Mr. B. Who then kindly informed me that my in-laws would be coming to my meeting too. I already knew my mom was coming, but had no idea that my own personal posse would be there to cheer me on at the scale.

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We sat waiting for what seemed like FOREVER, but was in all reality less than 5 minutes. Haha. I corralled everyone into the building and waited for Becky’s scale to be open.

Then I stepped on the scale. And it said 151, then my dress and jewelry came off. Then it said 150.2. So, I did what any woman UTTERLY determined to hit goal would do.

I took off my bra.

So, I stood there on the scale in just a tank top and leggings and the scale read this:

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And my reaction was this:

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I freaking did it!! I hit goal!! I quickly went and put back on my clothing and pictures happened.

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My amazing leader, Becky! She's been with me pretty much through it all! I love her!

My amazing leader, Becky! She’s been with me pretty much through it all! I love her!

Then I made Mr. B hop on the scale with me. I have lost pretty much him in weight. My starting weight was 327.6. I love this picture! I used to be the size of a grown woman AND man!

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After pictures, it was time for my meeting to start. I spent time in the front row (where I always sit) and silently cried. I couldn’t believe that I had hit my goal. After 4 years I had finally done it. Becky made me speak and show off my before picture. Then my mom and mother-in-law came up to give me something.

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They have been holding on to this for a couple of months now waiting for me to hit my goal. And last night they finally got to give it to me!

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My posse left and the meeting continued. After the meeting, Mr. B was waiting in the parking lot with a gift for me. When I was getting closer to goal I told him that all I wanted was a Kate Spade purse. I would hit up Von Maur and just ogle over the purses. Well, last night, he gave me this:

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I have literally worked my ass off for this! I cannot wait to carry it and look at it knowing that I earned it! Isn’t it so pretty? πŸ˜‰

The rest of the night was spent at Mr. B’s dek hockey game which I could hardly pay attention to because my phone was just blowing up with all sorts of love from everyone. When I went to bed last night I had the hardest time falling asleep because I just didn’t want all the excitement to end. But, I woke up this morning and Mr. B promised me that I’m still awesome. πŸ˜‰

I’m still in shock a bit and have had moments of sporadic crying after an overwhelming feeling of emotion. I’m sure it’ll be that way for today for a bit. This is so awesome.

I want you all to know that I cannot thank you guys enough for all your support throughout my journey over the years. You’ve been with me for ups, downs, and all sorts of amazing things. If I could give each and every one of you a hug, I would. You all deserve it!

I freaking love you guys!!

I’m a fucking AFTER!!!! AHHHH!!

Brooke: Not On A Diet: Hitting GOAL!!