October dreams and goals.

October 3, 2010 in baking,BF,birthday,domesticity,dreams,goals,lists,plans,running,yoga

A new month brings new goals!

October Goals/Dreams:

– Attend at least one yoga class per week.

– Celebrate my birthday in a meaningful way.

– Run my first 5k in about 3 years.

– Cook at least 2 dinners a week.

– Read 4 new books.

– Attend a sporting event.

– Run at least 60 miles this month.

– Spend much needed time with family.

– Continue to spend serious quality time with BF and the pups.

– Finally sort through my clutter from my move.

– Continue to stress less.

– Bake something new and adventurous!

Here’s a look back out my September goals/dreams:

– Finish the Couch 2 5k program and begin the Bridge to 10k program. Win! We finished mid-month!

Attend one yoga class at Cleveland Yoga per week. Almost win. I attended three classes. I was away in LA rather unexpectedly for one week, so I missed class that week.

Spend less time adding events to my planner and spend more time just living at home and spending quality time with BF and the pups. Most definitely a win. My priorities were very straight this month. Lots of QT with BF and the pups.

Cook more food at home and spend less time and money eating unhealthy food while I’m out. Definite win. And I actually cooked this month! I never cook. BF does. But we shared this responsibility well this month! In fact, I smell something delicious cooking now.

Go to the Akron Zips vs. Syracuse Orange football game. Lose. It rained that day, so we decided to stay inside that day. Not the worst thing that could happen, right?

Sort through the clutter from my moves and sell/giveaway the unused items. Lose. I didn’t find (or make) the time.

– Learn to utilize all that my Mac Book has to offer. Lose. I didn’t even begin to do this.

– Find direction and put together a plan. In my own way I most definitely did this.

Keep myself organized. I did OK at this. It could still use some improvement. Work in progress for sure.

– Read at least 4 new books. Lose. I didn’t even finish one! Ugh! Not cool.

– Stress less. Win. Definite win. I made every conscious effort to keep myself grounded and in the present. And it helped.

{ 8 comments… read them below or add one }

Lil' Woman October 3, 2010 at 11:11 pm

Good goals! : )
Congrats on your September accomplishments.


Amanda October 3, 2010 at 11:13 pm

All of those goals sound great! I was just making my to-do list for the week and I hope to get a lot accomplished before our trip to Indiana this weekend 🙂


Brittany October 3, 2010 at 11:34 pm

What a great idea! Sounds like you accomplished a lot in September!


Brown Girl October 4, 2010 at 1:45 am

Great goals, that's a lot of miles, you can do it though!!


Jen October 4, 2010 at 3:06 am

This is so fun to read Rachel! I am stealing the idea for my post tonight. Maybe it will help keep me accountable. Keep up the great work lady!


Chelle October 4, 2010 at 3:30 am

I love this post, Rachel! I'm totally stealing it. Nice work on the accomplishments. Make you realize just how much you finish in a short time. Happy early birthday!


Skinny Bitches in the Making October 4, 2010 at 8:39 am

Nice goals.
Also trying to cook more. Am actually enjoying it more than going out.
Good luck for October!


Livi October 4, 2010 at 9:07 pm

great goals!! I love making goals and trying to keep them. Keep up the good work:)


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