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Drum Roll Please (Honey?!? Get Help...She's Setting GOALS!)

Friday, September 02, 2011

I am not going to fool myself into thinking I can do all of these EVERY day. Instead, my goal is by mid-month to be able to honestly say I do some of these several times a week and others, to be able to say I've done them by the end of the month. I plan to be able to say by the middle of October that I do 1-8 AND 15 more days in a week than not (keeping in mind I have surgery on September 13th that will have me down and out of commission for at least three days with two more weeks to heal).

In a nutshell, here are my newest goals (which are added to those that have become second nature since joining Spark):

I forgot one more for the top 10: Eat breakfast within ONE HOUR of getting out of bed.
1) Go To Bed NO LATER than 10:30 on "school days".
2) Do strength training AT LEAST two days a week.
3) Walk daily AT LEAST 1 mile
4) Walk 5 miles in a day AT LEAST once per week
5) Ride my Road Bike AT LEAST once per week (must dust it off first)
6) Get my kids outside to play/walk/scooter AT LEAST three times per week during the school year
7) Fire my kiln AT LEAST once/week
8) Limit tasty adult beverages (wine, Ruby Red Absolute/tonic, Margaritas) to WEEKENDS and 'special' occasions
9) Start an ETSY page to start selling some of my work and pendants
10) Add two designs to my t-shirt shop/month
11) Schedule a date with EACH of my kids AT LEAST once/month
12) Schedule a sitter AT LEAST once/month so that hubby and I can have a date (we had only one date this YEAR before the kids went to camp...that's NOT ok)
13) Give myself time to heal from surgery
14) Read a book with no educational value whatsoever
15) Make time every day to do something just for myself (walking, painting, yoga, cycling, art...SOMETHING)

I look forward to making these things a priority in my life. I look forward to reporting in on the progress I'm making. I look forward to reporting...
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    Oops! Somehow I ended up being a spammer! Sorry!
    2427 days ago

    Comment edited on: 9/2/2011 12:34:32 PM
    Wow! Great goals! I especially like and could/should subscribe to #14. Can't wait to hear on your progress.
    2427 days ago
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    T-Shirt Shop? You make them?
    2427 days ago
    Great goals for a well rounded life!
    I look forward to starting an Etsy page once Daniel starts school too!
    I think that we will be great encouragement for one another!
    Have a terrific day!
    2427 days ago
    Great goals. Definitely something to shoot for and they are all so worth while. Have fun. Will look forward to your reports.
    2427 days ago
    Goals helps you GO forward and become everything you every wanted to be. Stay realistic and optimistic - the only failure is giving up!
    2428 days ago
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