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My main goal is to stay "sane" for the next two weeks between challenges. To acheive this goal, I'm going to: Take my medication daily. Not take on any extra projects. Feed my spirit daily. Attend my addiction recovery program on Thursdays. Attend church on Sundays. 15 minutes of grounding meditation every day.
For the next size weeks on my journey to discover my inner dragon . . . my Main Quest is to lose 20 pounds. I have decided on three missions that will help me accomplish my main quest. They are measurable, and attainable. Mission 1: I need to keep my calorie intake at 1700 calories a day, or less, via my My Fitness Pal account (calorie amount determined with the help of one of my favorite Nerds, using this tool). Reward: +2 CON & +2 WIS Mission 2: Walk three miles a week. I don't mean walking three times a week, a mile each time, but a total of 3 miles over the whole week. That will be more attainable for me. I am using Map My Walk to help me measure and keep track of my walking. I have installed it on my iPhone and have used it a few times to test it out. It's pretty nifty, and will help me stay on track. Reward: +2 STR & +2 STA & +1 DEX Mission 3: Continue to do my core strengthening exercises, 5 times a week. In my last challenge, I was supposed to do this daily, and the truth is that I was unable to do so. I have noticed an improvement in my ability to walk, the more I do them, so I will continue to do them as part of my effort to keep myself mobile. Reward: +2 STR & +2 CON Life Goal: Attend my weekly meetings 80% of the time, or better. This is a personal goal of mine. I attend an addiction recover program, TOPS Support, and church meetings on a weekly basis. Or I should, and lately I've been slacking. So I would like to see myself improve this aspect of my life. Reward: +1 WIS & +1 CON My motivation: My mom is immobile, stuck on the couch all day because she is simply too large and too arthritic and out of shape to move. She can't get around without a wheelchair, and even pees in a bucket next to the couch because she can't get up to go use the bathroom. She can't participate in her own life, let alone the lives of those she loves. I don't want to be immobile, stuck in a wheelchair or couch, and peeing in a bucket because I can't get to a bathroom. I want to be able to interact with my four terrific kids, and future (far future, I hope) grandkids. And I want to be able to go out and enjoy the world, instead of staying in my apartment all the time because I'm embarrassed of how overweight and out of shape I am. The pain of staying where I am, and what I am (Wow, I'm starting to resemble Jabba the Hutt!), is far greater than the pain I will have to go through to free my inner dragon!