It's time for the customary New Years resolution post! Aren't you excited?! I know I am! I can't believe that we are finding ourselves at the end of a decade, I mean, where in the h e double hockey sticks have the last 10 years gone! I remember sitting around 10 years ago waiting for the world to end with all of the technology on earth shutting down because our computers couldn't handle a silly 20 instead of the former 19. Man, how things can change in 10 years and now I sit here at 26 years old (26 really, is that even possible?) with my life having gone in a completely different direction than I would have ever anticipated. And the crazy thing is, I can't imagine being any happier than I am right now!! Okay, so having a little extra money would be nice, but really I don't think that money ever makes you happier, and living with less makes you appreciate so much more. Looking back on last years resolution list, I was thoroughly impressed with how many goals I have actually accomplished this year!! I have worked really hard on my emotional and spiritual side and the results have paid off immensely. My marriage is the best it's ever been, I'm truly happy and more in love with my life than I would have ever expected. I made it back to school after an 8 year hiatus and achieved A's in my first 4 classes. I am truly blessed and have taken up the mantra that I am surrounded by so much love that I always have a reason to be happy. Of course, we all have our bad days but I have learned not to let those things bother me anymore. Of the 10 resolutions that I set last year (you can find that list here, I would say that I have accomplished about 8. And in terms of resolutions, I think that's pretty successful! So for this year, I'm sticking with the 2 resolutions that I wasn't able to achieve last year. Those are concerning my health/weight and finances. I know they're cliche, but I think that the reason they are is because they are the most difficult to achieve. Last year, the 2 resolutions were worded a little differently then this years will be though.
*To keep up with bills and get completely out of debt by 2010.
*To lose my last 10 lbs and then maintain (healthfully of course).
*Stop eating out so much, keep a budget more consistently and build up our savings account.
*Start working out and take up a vegetarian lifestyle again. Drink more water and get into shape.
Its time for the outside to reflect the happiness on the inside. 2010 will be our year!!
To all of my wonderful friends and family reading this blog, I can't thank you enough for being there and I love you and appreciate you more than I can say. You are the best in the world and I can't imagine my life without you all in it. I hope that your 2010 is amazing and that you can accomplish everything you wish for. I can't wait to see where this year takes us!!
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