Thursday, January 1


So usually I hate New Year's Eve festivities... it's very similar to another Holiday I could care-a-less for - Valentine's Day.  But ya know what... It is a new year, a great time for new beginnings.  Freshness.  So I've decided there are some things I am going to do/change in 2009...

1.  Read the Bible through in a year- it's something I've always wanted to do, or I've started and slacked off... but not this year kids!  It's happening.  I want all of you who see me on a regular basis to ask me if I've read on that day and what it was about.  Thanks for your accountability.  

2.  Have less road rage.  I really need to make a conscious effort about it.  I am really bad, and I don't even realize I'm doing it.  Last night, as I was driving to my New Year's Even destination I thought, I'm going to have less rage in the new year, and you know what I did right after that?  Yelled at the Jack who cut me off.  I have a problem.  So, again, my fellow bloggers- help keep me accountable.  I need to wear a rubber band around my wrist and slap it every time I rage- I need to be trained like one of Pavlov's dogs.  Is that weird?  I don't care.  

3.  Finances-  I put this because I need a lot of work done in this area too.  I do have some money coming in, but I can't seem to hold on to any of it.  I am going to start putting away 10% of every paycheck.  I am also going to try to start balancing my checkbook.  I usually have a good idea in my head, but I know if I see it on paper, I'll stop the madness.  

4.  Taking some advice from the newlywed- I am going to seriously try to control how I handle things that other people do.  I need to deal with things more grown-up-esque.  I don't need to dwell on my hurt feelings when I feel I've been wronged.  I need to move on, get over it, grow up.  I am not going to let how other people act encourage me to have a bad day.  Not this year, baby.  

5.  [This one is just for fun]  I am going to try to loose some of this weight I've accumulated over the past 4 years.  College was amazing, but not to my shape.  I am going to try to really watch what I eat, when I eat and how much.  I need to get in the habit of going for walks, or playing my Wii Fit :o)  It's gonna happen guys, in 2010, I will not be this chunk-a-licious.  

I hope all of you try to better yourself for the New Year, it's a great time to start!