Not just the same ole’ diet I’ve been trying for years; that’s getting boring and while I do intend to lose weight and work hard at exercising, that’s not the diet I’m talking about.
In a previous post, BootPig commented about finding my focus, and making sure I have the right things in the front of my mind. My submission to Master and learning to be a stay at home submissive. While in our life this also means time to work on Submissive Guide and The Iron Gate, lately these online activities have taken the bulk of my time. I have had some inspiration from a guest post on Twitip.com about Going on a Twitter Diet. I’m not sure how well I’ll do it, but just like any diet there will be difficult points, I may cheat and in the end I will be a better person for it.
My first goal is to weed out my RSS reader of blogs I don’t read. My habit has been to add the newly discovered blogs every month to my reader, then only to find that after a few months or so I have about 10 blogs that just sit in the unread list and because I’m a fan of a clear list, I just mark them read. No more. If I am not interested in reading them and they sit more than a week with unread posts, they go bye bye. Currently I have over 300 blogs in my reader. I regularly follow maybe 20 of them. Others I like so I know they won’t go, but I can tell you there are blogs there that I’ve not read for months. Cleaning we go.
Next I’m going to take a look at my twitter. I’m going to evaluate the 254 people I’m currently following and decide 2 things. Am I following them just to get their notices of new posts? If so, move them to my RSS reader (they then become part of the vetting process mentioned above). Are they services that I can follow in other ways or don’t need to follow at all? Who need to follow Barak Obama now, or CNN news? I can get that information elsewhere. I’m honestly going to pick over every single person that I’m following and decide if they are valuable enough to me to keep in the list. I will be doing this with @lunakm and with @subguide. I’m going to utilize TweetDeck better to sort our the tidbits of information I really enjoy. Starting with links. Then make groups of friends and people of influence. That way I don’t have to feel bad about not reading my entire stream.
Lastly, I’m working on a schedule that will allow me time during the day to work on my websites after my housework is complete. I already have a housework schedule so that won’t need to be made, but making sure I don’t get sidetracked with the websites I’ve put so much work into before I’m done with what Master requires of me will be a bonus for my focus as Master’s submissive.
It’s not going to be easy, this blog is my personal thoughts and feelings and really does help Master see who I am and where I’m struggling so that he can help. I’m sure he’ll want me to continue this and I won’t be stopping it. Just be sure I’ll be living it before I write about it. I’ll make what’s most important to me, top priority. Now on to the diet!
The actual diet diet is starting. I went to the store and bought healthier options of food for both of us. Master is pushing back a bit when I ask him what healthy items he wants for lunch, but he’s going with it. He wants to tone up and I want to lose weight. It’s the same track. Exercise needs to become one of the priorities as Master’s submissive and I know I have time to do it, so that’s what I’ll be doing. I’m aiming for 4 times a week, building to 6. Perhaps I could lose 10% of my weight in 5 months. We’ll see if that goal is too lofty.
PS: I shut off the Lifestream posts. It’s nice to know what I’m doing, but not necessary to hide all my actual posts in. No more of that!