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2013 Goal

Monday, December 24, 2012

2012 is coming to a close and it is time to start thinking about what I want to accomplish in 2013. For the past few years, my yearly goals aka resolution have been fitness related. I believe last years was to run 12 races in 2012. Honestly, I am not sure if I even reached it. emoticon The whole idea is to AIM for a goal.

This year, honestly, I am not sure if I want a fitness goal. Weeks ago, I was going to aim to do 3 half marathons in 2013 but I am seriously out of shape. My hips start to hurt around mile 2 rather mile 4. Before I can train to do another half marathon, I need to get back into shape!

With that in mind, I think I want to work on something that I seem to struggle saving.... money! Initially, I wanted to aim for $2013.00 but that is a bit unrealistic for me for my level of income. I am debating on saving 200.13 for the entire year OR $20.13 weekly or $20.13 monthly.

You know even as I say this I realize I really do want to make Bjorklund Half Marathon (Grandma's [Half] Marathon) happen this year. It is something I have wanted to do for a while. Unfortuately, it is a lottery so I might not even get in!

Putting yearly goals aside, I will be starting in 2013 with all kinds of new changes. I recently graduated college with a degree in Bachelor of Science in Exercise Science. In addition to this, I have a new apartment with roommates.

Here's to 2013... emoticon
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    Continue to challenge yourself to live the healthy life. You have great perspective in food, fitness, and finances, so may this year be the year you begin achieving balance and improvements in all these great areas! Merry Ninth Day of Christmas as I write this and Happy New Year! Hug, hug -- Evelyn
    1964 days ago

    What a wise woman to set your eyes on savings! You can do it. Start @ what you think you can do and if it's not possible, well . . . re-adjust. The goal . . . save SOMETHING! You can change as you need to!

    Wishing you all the very best. You have accomplished a lot this year and I know you're going to go far.

    HUGS and Merry Christmas.
    1974 days ago
    Setting a savings goal is a great goal. What I suggested to the DD when she was starting it out is set up an automatic transfer to a savings account as soon as she got paid so she would never miss it. It works pretty good for her.

    I thought of trying for Grandmas's half too but it is just 2 days before the birthday which moves me to the next age bracket and I just do not want to run a half being the oldest one in my age group, maybe 2014.

    2013 is going to be a very exciting year for you.

    1974 days ago
  • COOP9002
    Wow! Sounds like you have some rather ambitious goals for 2013. Blessings upon you as you seek to achieve them.
    1974 days ago
    I think a savings goal is good.
    Fingers crossed you get to do Grandma's in 2013.
    Yes, lots of changes for 2013...I hope it's a fabulous year for you!!
    1974 days ago
    Envisioning our goals is one thing, it is the implementation that brings us back to reality. Don't push yourself....if anything pushback. It is important to go slow and get it right. Believe me! I have had to totally revamp my life this year. It is a taunting task. Make goals you can work on and work out on today. Good Luck and I wish you the best year ever.
    1974 days ago
    Take 1 choice at a time and make your plan.

    Merry Christmas and Happy 2013!

    1974 days ago
    Sounds like a good strategy in place. You can do it!
    1974 days ago
  • EWL978
    Just keep on keeping on....looks like you're right on target!!

    1974 days ago
    Sounds to me like you have a good plan for 2013.
    1974 days ago
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