Sylvaa Posted January 3, 2022 Report Share Posted January 3, 2022 2022 is here! We are (pretty much) settled in the new house (sans internet, which is a whole other can of worms), travel is still on hold, and the family is working on a new schedule. Oh so many shiny new things to build a challenge on! A quick (spoilered) intro for anyone who doesn't know me: Spoiler I am an almost 40 year old mom of 4 (21, 19, 18, 17) and grandmother of 1 (3 this month!). I work in medical consulting, so up until the pandemic, I was traveling 80% of the time. My family and I just moved into our dream home on 2 acres of land, so we've upgraded both house and yard size. This house also has room for a shiny home gym that we are planning on setting up around May of this year (happy early birthday to me). Being an Adventurer to me includes being up for anything. I love taking on new challenges, both physical and mental. I try to keep my workouts well rounded, but I do tend to fall into a do all the things! trap that I've been working on breaking (not super successfully so far). This challenge, I'm working on keeping a baseline to build on for all of my future challenges. This is even more important now that we have this nice new house to keep up with (and if we are being totally honest, homemaker isn't something I'm naturally good at). With that in mind, I'm trying to keep the bar realistic and reasonable while I develop new habits in the house. Goal 1: Morning Routine (develop one) - I currently waste a lot of time in the morning doing nothing. And not that there is anything wrong with doing nothing, but it tends to rush the beginning of my day more than I'd like. I don't have an official start to my day and I'd like to get in the habit of having one. Over the past few weeks, I've stopped hitting snooze and get up from a single alarm. Goal 2: 40 Work Tomatoes - This is an ongoing goal that is the baseline I had set previously, but don't always hit. I play fast and loose with the tomato theory. A work meeting counts as a tomato (regardless of time). Crossing something off of my list counts as a tomato (regardless of effort). If I run out of tasks, I use a tomato timer set to 25 minute intervals to make up any remaining tomatoes. Goal 3: 20 Home Tomatoes - This one is still in process. I'm trying to figure out what a reasonable amount of home tomatoes will be for me. I'll get this linked in my Google spreadsheet at some point to look at recurring tasks versus one off tasks and we'll go from there. But the overarching goal is to make sure I'm keeping up with all of the things I need to do to make sure my home looks nice and stays that way. Goal 4: Do something active daily. This is currently vague on purpose. I live on the east coast US and the cold is not my friend. So I'm not limiting myself to any specific activity. If the sun is shining, maybe I'll go for a run. I've got a shiny new kettlebell program to do with my son when he wants to join. The goal is to get used to moving daily, so that when the gym gets installed, I'm more likely to use it. 12 Quote Sylvaa's BattleLog Sylvaa's Tracking Spreadsheet Link to comment
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