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Learning Something New...again...for the first time

Sunday, March 30, 2014

From my very first day on SP, I always wanted to get past Levels 1-13. Some of them were ok, but I really didn't like 12 and 13 and wanted to be done with them. All is good. I had a goal. I just (as in 30 minutes ago) made it to Level 14 and it deflated me! Now there is a self placed land mine exactly where you plan to step. What was I thinking?

I was thinking of the goal. It was all good, because it was motivating me to get to where I wanted to go. The problem is that I didn't set myself up for the next step. I know I can't go overboard and think in intricate detail about the entire "Plan" or it is too overwhelming. Having said that, my whole life I have had these weird and disturbing periods after a WooHoo where I don't know what to do with myself. I'm a girl that needs a plan! I feel robbed right now. It is like getting to the end of a great book and being bummed because you miss the characters.

Given that I am the main character in this book, I obviously just need to work on some plot development. It is simple enough. I remember this with finals in college...when I am done I get to call everyone and then buy one book for the next quarter while laying out my next step to conquer the world.

I know I have to give my go-go-go brain something. I don't know why I have to keep learning this lesson, but then again it doesn't matter just as long as I do.

In this circumstance, for this precise moment, I will lay out my near-term goals (already established but for some reason not fulfilling the need without spelling out that they do):

April: 5k with my nephew Brian
May: Goal weight
June: Wear bathing suit in public (not Walmart thank you very much)
July: One year with SP grand prize gift to myself (thus far undefined)

Whew, I'm done panicking about reaching my goal..what a freak!
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    Don't panic....just Breath and let things come to you in God's timing...The PLAN YOUR PLAN will come together in time. Your goals listed sound good to me. So How did the 5k run go?

    You have one main focus for each upcoming month...that is a good start, and each one in its own way is packed full of little things you will have to do in preparation. Perhaps keeping a log of the little steps as you discover them and take them will help you see how you keep moving forward even when things seem overwhelming, or incomplete. emoticon
    2511 days ago
    You will be just fine. Just look at all of the progress you have made :) Your mind set is where mine need to be. I know this, you are already turning the corner with you journey back to living..


    2524 days ago
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