Monday, October 15, 2012

5 for Five

Have you heard?
 Jessica @ Fantastically Average and Jenn @ Party of One are hosting a new link up!  This is the first week, and I am so excited to be able to write my goals down and get them accomplished!  I am really bad about saying I am going to do something and getting side-track by other hopefully this will make me stay on track!

1.  Be in bed by 10:00 three two out of five nights.  I can already tell you that this is going to be really hard for me.  I usually don't get home until 8:00 or 9:00 so that doesn't leave a whole lot of extra time to get other things done.  But when it does happen, it makes me feel so much better when my alarm goes off at 4:30 in the morning!
2.  Get the desk moved.  Remember the desk from this post?  Well it is still sitting in the middle of my living room.  It's so heavy I just can't bring myself to move it to its proper place.  This is the week though!
3.  Workout 6 out of 7 days.  I haven't been doing too bad at this.  I'm doing around 5 days right now, but I want to do 6 like I was at the end of the school year last year.  Especially since the holidays are coming, which usually means weight gain!
4.  Drink 4 bottles of water a day.  Google says with my weight and lifestyle I should drink 2.9 liters of water a day, which is about 100 ounces.  That is 6 bottles of water!  Whoa.  I think I will start with 4 and increase from there!  It's so hard to stay hydrated at school!...Especially with no time for bathroom breaks!
5.  Finish all of my lesson plans through October.  Right now I have my math plans done until Oct. 26th, so I just have one more week to plan.  I would like to get my reading groups finished through October as well!
I am so excited to see if I can actually get these things done!
I'll let you know next Monday!


Jessica said...

Great list! #1 will seriously make the biggest difference - you will love getting more sleep, trust me! It is tough, though! And I am impressed you (almost) have your lesson plans through the end of the month - you can get them finished for sure! Thanks so much for linking up with us!!

JKT said...

SO happy you linked up with us!! AND I'm excited to be your 100th follower!! yay :) This is such a great list- I seriously need to do so many of these...more exercise, more water, more sleep- all so good! Great job with those lesson plans- you're awesome!!

Thanks again for linking up with us!

Kristen Alexis said...

Love your list of goals!! I'm a teacher as well and it seems like no matter how far in advanced I do my lesson plans, it always seems to come to quickly. It's never ending! lol Good for you for working out 6-7 times per week. I barely find the time to work out 3 time a week. How do you do it??

Elle Hattan said...

Love your list! I'm a teacher too, teaching 3rd grade right now but got my degree in special ed. from Michigan State. The water goal is hard for me for the same reason! I get a chance for 2 breaks throughout my day! Found you through the link-up!

Elyse said...

Well day 1 of trying to go to bed at 10:00 was a failure...But everything else is working out so far! I am loving this link -up!

Elyse said...

Hooray! Thanks for following! This is a great link-up idea! So glad you guys are doing this!

Elyse said...

I honestly have no idea how I do it! Haha. I usually work out at night and I don't get home until about 8:00! Some nights it takes all I can do to get there!

Elyse said...

I made an effort to drink more water at school yesterday, and I ended up drinking the same amount! I ended up downing two bottles of water before I went to bed just so I could meet my goal! Ha

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