I’m not a believer in New Years Resolutions. I am a believer in goals, all year long! I write them down daily to remind myself and often cross them off as I accomplish them.
I registered for two runs today. I can run a mile. But I need to get back into shape and creating healthy habits while also listening to my body and brain, so I don’t put myself down for weeks which all too often happens.
I am planning to do my peloton Mondays, Wednesdays and Friday’s with Tuesday and Thursdays and weekends to rest and stretch if I want to move my body. Going from being so active to a brain injury with my biggest daily side effect being no energy, I have to be cautious now which sucks because if I do too much it puts me down and creates a whole mess of problems in how I function daily, like some times cannot talk or process things because I am so tired.
For some deadlines, dates and goals to reach, I decided to register for the Shamrock ☘️ Run 5k in Portland on March 13, 2022. I used to run this years and years ago. I also registered for the 10k Bridge Of Gods August 7, 2022. I am hoping to have a friend that I met at Love Your Brain to fly in for it and join me and some here too:)
I am excited for these goals and to accomplish them. I like having things to work towards and you can’t go wrong with healthy achievable and attainable goals. A 10k is max for me as I know my body and what it can do safely, my body is not what it once was between breaking my back and brain and I have no reason to push it so you will never see a half or full marathon. I can definitely walk that far but that’s it. Not an excuse, I just know and listen to my body and what’s best for me.