Woohoo! Welcome to November! I don’t know about you, but I am SHOCKED that we are a scant 2 months away from 2012. Let’s hope that whole 2012 being the end of the world thing is a bunch of bull mess or it’ll be here before we know it.
Autumn is my favorite time of year. The combination of sunny, cool days, bright-colored leaves, and the promise of good times with the ones I love from October 31st through January 1 has me dwelling on my gratitude more than usual. Well, except for any time I have to go to the mall. There is NOTHING I loath more than holiday shopping.
But I digress… along with beauty and merriment, this oh-so-glorious time of year also comes with a metric shit-ton of delicious foods in which I love to imbibe. And while I would NEVER change that (cider doughnuts, fried turkey, casseroles, holiday cookies, mmmmmmm, how could you!?), I’d like to try to maintain some semblance of control over my health as I ride the rest of this year on out. Ya feel me?
Enter: Health Month. It’s a health-related goal setting game that you can play with your friends! There are points and spirit animals, teams and badges… it looks like a ton of fun and a very simple way to stay motivated to at least do a few things right by your body through the holidays.
There are different brackets for people who set different numbers of goals, so you are only competing with folks that you could actually beat. I’m only doing 3 goals, because it’s free and easy. I mean, why take on more than you have to? Here’s what I’m workin on this month:
- Limit soda to 7 glasses per week.
- Drink 56 glasses of water per week.
- Track my food intake each day.
Easy enough, right? Actually, it’s probably gonna be hell. I have a serious diet coke addiction that needs cracking.
Think you got the goods to battle me? Come join me on Health Month!