Monday, March 28, 2011

Resolution Check-In

 

Almost two months in to my 11 in 11 resolutions, I thought it was time to check in on how I’m doing…keep myself honest! (Miss the announcement posts? Here and Here)

I keep the resolutions on my desktop

resolutions

so that I’m reminded of my goals instead of forgetting them mid-way through the year. I’m a visual person, so the note helps!

So where do I stand? Let’s get started Smile

1. Floss Daily – Yeah…I am SO not doing that. But I am also, currently out of floss. Even though it’s no excuse, I really need to get back on the flossing bandwagon.

2. Send more cards – OK. I did send out our first round of Thank You cards. But since our wedding was DEFINITELY the work of a community, we have a TON more to write. I also want to get better at sending Birthday cards and just Thinking of You cards.

3. Finish degree – Yes! We are on track! I have enrolled for summer online courses. I will only be able to attend part-time, as I have a full time job but I’m excited to start!

4. Try new foods – Yep! Did you miss my first experience with quinoa?! Love it!

5. Comment on Blogs – So, So. I’m trying hard, but I follow over 100 blogs on google reader. Right now I have them organized by topic, but I’m thinking about organizing them by Comment and Rarely Comment.

6. Run a 5k again – Yep! I will actually be running a 5k this weekend with my bestie sister and Lil’ Gluten Loves Me! My sister is going to be participating with Ella in a stroller, so I may just end up walking with them. Either way, it will be my second 5k, you can read about my first 5k here!

7. Make a baby plan – Nope! But soon Smile

8. Get exercise daily – Yes and Yes! Gym 5-6 days a week and walk the dogs every morning! I am becoming SERIOUSLY addicted to the endorphins, and I love working out first thing in the morning.

9. Get haircut regularly – Nope. But I REALLY need to. Seriously. It’s bad.

10. Stop living for my days off – Absolutely!

11. Keep my car clean – YES! YES! YES! I am so excited about this! I can’t wait to show my BIL Scotty this weekend!

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So there we go. All in all, I feel good about where I am right now with my resolutions. Usually I can’t even remember what I resolved by now!

Happy Monday friends! Don’t forget to weigh in on the Redbridge VS New Grist debate!

4 comments:

Kelly Stocks said...

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katiekathleen said...

My mom once told me that the key to starting a new habit is to do it every day for two weeks - then it will become ingrained! Flossing is one of my new years resolutions, and I can say that at least for me, the two week rule worked (at least so far!).

Erin said...

I hate hate hate to floss. But i got a waterpik and its amazing. It does the same as flossing but for some reason, I don't associate the annoying flossing with it.

Sarah said...

Great job on sticking to your resolutions. Small changes in your routines are just as important as the items that are easy to check off a list. Keep up the great work!