1 January 2013

New Years Resolutions

Adrienne at About.com wrote a post about Setting Goals for the New Year With Fibromyalgia & Chronic Fatigue Syndrome. That reminded me that I wanted to put my goals in writing.

Health goals:
  1. My cholesterol is 6.5. My goal is to get it to 6 through diet rather than taking statins. The UK measuring units for cholesterol are different than in the US, but 6 is the line they want you to stay below.
  2. Lose an average of 1 kilogram a month. This is a very low goal, and even this will be hard. I can perform so little activity, and my drugs make me hungry all the time. 
  3. If I can't do number 2, I at least want to get my BMI down below the "obese" line. That would mean losing 2 kilograms in total.
Personal goals:
  1.  Spend time with my husband, every day, even the bad days. Make sure he knows how much he is loved.
  2. Try to get out of the house once a month for something that's just for us rather than a medical appointment.
  3. Acquire Canus Novus and make it part of the family.
  4. Get to the US for the summer trip that I missed last year.
  5. Post on this blog at least twice a month.
That's pretty much it. The list looks long to me, but I think the goals are realistic and attainable.

If not, well....