Sunday, January 2, 2011

New Christmas Presents :)

So today I used 3 of my new christmas presents for one awesome post-cleaning day reward :). I used my new coffee grinder and my new espresso machine from my boyfriend's mom to make some really good (if I do say so myself) espressos for myself and my boyfriend's sister, then used my new phone from my boyfriend to take a video to share on facebook. Kind of lame, but I was really excited.

I have a lot of hope for this year. I'm gradually creating my list of goals for 2011 and so far, I'm staying positive.

Goal 1: I am planning to file my taxes as soon as I get my W-2's so that I'm not behind or scrambling at last minute like I was last year. My reasoning for doing this is that I currently have some issues and some debt with the IRS that is preventing me from getting financial aid for school. Which brings me to...

Goal 2: Get back into college!!! I graduated 2 and a half years ago, and I still have yet to successfully pass a college class. I went for one semester, but took on too much and managed to fail every class. So my new goal is to take it easy. In going back to school, I plan to only take one or two classes.

Goal 3: Get my CDL license. This one will have to wait until the end of the summer, since I have to wait til after my birthday. If I can succeed though, I will be able to make a lot more money than I'm making now.

There are more goals, but these are my 3 major ones. Well, I have work in the morning, and 6:00am comes mighty quick, so I'll be back tomorrow for more life-changing revelations ;-)

Saturday, January 1, 2011

Happy New Year!

Well, it's January 1st. That means it's time to start a new year's goal, right? Well I had too many to choose from, and even though I know it's a massive undertaking, my main new year's goal is to rediscover who I am. I want to really get to know myself so that I can be happy in 2011. Essentially, I want to improve my self-esteem overall by taking care of little goals. I want to buy new clothes. I want to eat healthier. I want to exercise. And I want to start this blog and write everyday. I want to try new things this year. I want to meet new people (or at least reconnect with people I don't know that well anymore). I want to develop better cleaning/organization habits. I want to get my life under control.

Now, I know that trying to do all these things at once is too much and just setting myself up for failure. But I'm not trying to give up a certain food or stick to a strict diet or exercise regimen. I just want to make better choices in general. My main goal is just to take care of myself and treat myself better, inside and out.

So feel free to join me on my journey of self-discovery. I'm not making this public to get attention, I'm doing it so that I have a medium to hold myself accountable. So here's to a wonderful 2011, and I hope that you are as successful with your new year's resolution as I hope to be with mine.

Happy New Year Everyone!