2 February goals & detoxing

I hope you are having a lovely day.

I went to bed with a headache and woke up with a migraine. Juuuust peachy. Crossing my fingers Imitrex kicks in so I can get on with my day.

Lets talk about setting goals for February.

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I’m not feeling like being an overachiever right now, so I’m keeping them simple & attainable.

 Two things I’d like to accomplish:

  • Increase workout time & intensity. Now that I am definitely on the mend, I feel confident my body can handle it. My focus will be cycling, strength training, long walks & physical therapy.
  • Declutter spare bedroom, file or shred paperwork & find a CPA. <-Just add dishes to this list and it’s pretty much chores I despise doing. But it will be so therapeutic when it’s done.

Please hold me to these. 🙂

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Rewinding a bit…

Sunday was low key, which is just what we needed. I went to physical therapy in the morning so that frees up an afternoon during the week. Then made a pit stop for coffee on the way home to fire up the grill for bacon wrapped jalapeno poppers, stuffed mushrooms & sausage stuffed peppers. Whole Foods did all the prepping, Mike did all the grilling and I did all the…nothing. Well, I did help eat & cleaned up, so that has to count for something, right?

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After stuffing my face, I went for a pre game walk along the beach. Mike & I did this same loop a couple weeks ago and I paid dearly for it. I’ve come a long way since then & felt confident about it this time.

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Never stop exploring.

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A little while later, I made lazy girl potato skins. Because BACON. This was a total Pinterest win!

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Monday was all about a bacon/buffalo wing sauce/salt detox. On top of all this delicious food, we’ve been eating out a little more than I’d like, so I spent some time meal prepping for the week. I feel better already.

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Roasted butternut squash, boiled eggs, strawberries & harvest grain mix.  Unpictured, a spinach & romaine salad.

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With a side of creeper staring at me. Weirdo.

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Share your goal(s) for the month if you have any.

What are your least favorite chores?

If you meal prep, share your favorites or shortcuts.

I’m no pro here, but I steam grains like the harvest blend above in a rice cooker. 1 cup of grains to 2 cups water. With my track record for cooking, you might want to follow the directions on the package. 

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10 Comments on “2 February goals & detoxing

  1. My goals for the month are:
    1. Get my taxes done in a timely fashion
    2. Start running again now that I’m cleared – 3 days per week, slow come back is the key
    3. Continue to do my daily yoga

    My least favorite chore is laundry. I can wash and dry it but fold and put away is a whole different ball game.

    I haven’t been meal preping but I’d like to get back to it. My hubby loves home cooked food but since I don’t do the prep work, we’ve been eating really random.

  2. Feb goals: convince you to join me in the gym once per week ;), keep training (healthy!) for the half-marathon in March, and survive the last 4 weeks of wedding planning. Oof.

    • Done. You tell me when & I’m there. Also, I am free to help with wedding stuff. Especially if there is wine involved. 😉

  3. My goal is to get healthy enough where I can start running again. Been injured since August and it’s getting old being in pain.

    My least favorite chore is dusting.

    Meal prep is easy because I make the same things over and over. I’m boring.

    • I hope you are on the mend soon. What is your injury if you don’t mind me asking?
      And yes, dusting is right after the dishes. I cant stand moving things. Ha!

  4. I HATTTTTTE doing the dishes. I try to meal prep on Sundays and do all the dishes then, too, to get it knocked out and not have to do them again for a minute.

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