Thursday, February 25, 2010

My long-term goals

It's been a while since I re-visited my long-term goals. I could see that they are very out-of-date and in need of being updated. Here's my latest list:
  1. (completed)Get off my BP meds
  2. (completed)Get rid of my plantar fasciitis once and for all
  3. (completed)Get rid of my GERD
  4. (completed)Go swimming with my daughter and stop making excuses every time she asks because I don't want to deal with appearing in a bathing suit in public
  5. (completed)Be at least a size 10, maybe smaller, and to shop in regular stores and not just the fat old lady department at Macys
  6. (completed)Get down to 175
  7. (completed)No longer be clinically obese
  8. (completed)Get down to 155
  9. (completed)Have a normal BMI
  10. (completed)Get down to 125 (possible goal weight?)
  11. (completed)Be in a true size 6
  12. (completed)Have a body fat percentage in the 18 - 22% range
  13. Get my resting pulse rate into the low 50s (still in high 50s)
  14. (completed)Walk 10,000 steps a day at least 4 days a week
  15. (completed)Complete a 5K
  16. (completed)Complete a Sprint Triathlon
  17. (completed)Complete a Sprint Triathlon in under 2:30
  18. (completed)Complete a Century Ride
  19. (completed)Complete a Half marathon
  20. Complete a Sprint Triathlon in under 1:30
  21. Get on the podium at a triathlon
  22. Complete a Half-ironman
  23. Complete an Ironman
  24. Qualify for Age Grouper Nationals
  25. Qualify for the Boston Marathon
  26. Qualify for Kona
  27. Give my inner "skinny bitch" the body she deserves (going to need PS for this one)
  28. Have a "normal" relationship with food
  29. Get my personal life in order (yeah, that's kind of vague)
  30. Live into my 90s as one of those cantakerous little old ladies with 10x as much energy as the youngsters I run circles around (so far so good)
I also have goals for the season:
  1. Run a stand-alone mile in 7:30 minutes
  2. Swim 1.2 miles in 45 minutes
  3. Be able to average 16-17 mph on the bike when the course is flat/fast
  4. Be able to run for two hours at a time without a lot of drama (gastro-intestinal issues, aches & pains)
  5. Be able to bike for four hours without getting exhausted
  6. Swim an average of 2 times a week
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