This gadget might actually help you to get there.

“Helping you “stay engaged in reaching your health goals” the Jawbone UP is capable of measuring user’s activity levels from the number of steps taken to calories burned via information on distance covered and pace set.

Ensuring user’s health is measured in all facets of life the Jawbone UP is also set to keep track on sleeping and eating habits with the band’s inbuilt motion engine tracking users sleep patterns in order to wake them at the optimal time. Working alongside an iPhone and iPod application UP users will be able to snap images of their meals with the system using the information garnered to fully break down and monitor your daily health.”

We’ll see more of these personal devices that will help you achieve your goals. I’m quite excited about these little helpers. Jawbone UP just raced to the top of my Christmas list.