Category Archives: Goals

The skeptics trifecta

When I was 30 years old, I wrote down several big physical goals. I achieved one of them a little over a year ago! I only have 11 weeks to reach my second big one… I want to be 12% bodyfat when I am … Continue reading

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It wasn’t a waste of time

I won!!! I won!!! I won!!! About four months ago, my oldest daughter started her own blog. I pretended that I was interested and actually went to it and read what she had written. I told you about that I … Continue reading

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Why am I in a bad mood?

Last week, before the mid-week church service began, the pastor walked up to me while I was typing on my computer. “What are you doing?” “Writing a post for my blog.” “Can you e-mail me the link. I’d like to … Continue reading

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Now, that’s progress!

I had a VERY exciting weekend! No, I didn’t go anywhere special… No, didn’t buy anything expensive. (I did whip up a little of my old magic and buy 5 books for $6.50! I love when that happens!) So, what … Continue reading

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No pain, no gain!

I thought I should talk about goals today… Well, really about setbacks… I started taking my first steps toward my physical goals this week. I have told you that I have worked out an exercise schedule that is short and … Continue reading

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The pain of accountability

Everything was going so well when I went to bed last night… My goals were loaded into my new jazzy software. I was going to bed on time. In just a few short hours, I would wake up, do some … Continue reading

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I found gold!

It didn’t snow today…but it is still foggy and cold. So, I decided to stay inside and work on my goals today! Doesn’t THAT sound EXCITING, boys and girls? I have been writing about goals on this blog off and on … Continue reading

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Oh, yeah…about those goals

The cold weather has broken. The snow is melting. The four foot pile of snow at the bottom of the stairs has shrunk to three feet. Anyway, as I was saying until the weather so rudely hijacked this blog… Zig … Continue reading

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Now, where were we

Nearly thirty years ago, I bought a tape series by Zig Ziglar on setting goals. It changed my life. One of his best insights is that we shouldn’t just have one or two goals. We should have goals in every … Continue reading

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You’ve got to want it

For a goal to be good, it has to be meaningful. Take for instance my goal of trying to get and stay in shape. Do I really want to do that or is that just something that I am “supposed” … Continue reading

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