Half of 2010 is gone, just like that. I suppose I should stop being so surprised at the passing of time. That is, after all, what it does.
I made some resolutions at the beginning of the year, and this is how they are progressing.
Complete a triathlon – I haven’t done this yet, obviously. I am not sure that it will happen this year, although I haven’t given up hope. This is something that I really, really want to do, but is proving quite difficult due to the time commitment involved (and my crazy work schedule) and the extremely hot weather. I’ve been reinspired recently, so I’m going to attempt to make this happen in the fall.
Read 50 books – I’m almost perfectly on pace with this one, with 22. See the list of what I’ve read so far here.
Redesign my blog – My brother did this for me earlier in the year, and I am completely satisfied with it. There are always features that I’m playing with, but overall I love it.
Follow the Weight Watchers plan for healthy eating – Okay, so I haven’t gone back to Weight Watchers, but it is still an option. I’ve totally fallen off the healthy eating bandwagon, and need to find a system that will work for both me and my husband. I don’t have weight to lose, but when I don’t eat right I feel gross. I’m not worried as much about calories as I am about eating clean, non-processed foods. I have also realized that for both my husband and I to be successful at this, that we need some kind of rewards system in place. Do any of you do something like that? Maybe not with eating, but with exercising or budgeting or anything else?
Focus more on my husband – Well, you’ll have to ask him if I’ve achieved this! I have made an effort to turn down invitations in order to spend time with him, and I have tried not to make as many plans myself unless they involve him. There are some other things I’d like to start doing more of though, like giving him random gifts and writing more love notes. Even though he’s probably going to read this and won’t be surprised, I hope it’ll still make him smile.
Start working on the house – Okay! We finally have some progress in this area! The front two rooms are painted, curtains are hung, and now I just need some dining room chairs and decorations. Next project is the foyer, followed by a gutting of the half bathroom! Woo!
How are you New Year’s Resolutions coming along?