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Last Month of the Year!

Thursday, December 05, 2013

At last we have come to the end of the year. 2013 wasn't that bad for me personally. I mean I gained weight and that sucked, but I had a lot of accomplishment this year that made me feel really good. I finished grad school with a GPA of 3.7 which is one of my biggest and best accomplishments of he year.

Now as I approach the end of the year and go into the New Year, I really want to make sure I am the best me in 2014. I will be 34 years old this year (January 26th to be exact) and I plan on reaching my goals this year as I did last year. I have time to focus on me and my family like I would like to now that I am done with school. It was pretty rough going to school, working, interning and taking care of my boys. I NEVER really made time for me. Now that I have finished the school and interning piece, I can make time for me and my body. I want to work on me in a holistic way. Not just my physical body but also the inner part and areas of me that need worked on that I have neglected. Now that all the big things are out of the way, I have to face the things that I pushed to the side because I put other things ahead. Do you know what I am saying?

I am a Christian and I really neglected my spirituality a lot during the past few years. I still went to church here and there, but for me its not all about the physical church but the church that is within me. Sorry if I am being to "religious" for some of you. I am honestly not a religious person really. I am more spiritual then anything. I love God, but I don't feel like I have to sit in church Sunday - Saturday. That isn't what is going to get me into heaven. Anyway, I digress, I just want to work on ALL of me this coming year. Start paying more attention to the areas that need it.

With all this weight gain, I developed a bit of a self image issue. I also see that my self esteem isn't as high as it use to be when I was smaller. I want to feel 100% good about myself like I use to. Be proud of what I see in the mirror. That begins with working on the inside first. In order to be right with the outside, I have to work on the inside you know?

So as this year comes to an end, I reflect on the things that I want to change about myself that I have the ability to change. Sometimes that also means getting rid of some people in your life that may not be best for you to be around. I love my family, but there are some family members that are pretty toxic for me to be around. I don't need to keep them so close to me because they often hurt me. So I am choosing to love some of them at arms length so that I can protect myself emotionally.

December is my month of reflection and finding..... well..... ME! :)
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NICOLETTEJJ 12/6/2013 6:46AM

    emoticon blog, emoticon on finishing grad school and I totally hear what you are saying about church. work on your relationship with God my dear. You will reach your goals because you're not just focusing on losing weight but being the best you that you can be. emoticon

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TAICHIDANCER 12/5/2013 10:01PM

    Congrats on finishing grad school.

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