Monday, January 9, 2012

12 in 12

Ok, as promised, I'm sharing my 2012 resolutions/goals today.

I got the idea for "12 in 12" from here.  I'm a big fan of making lists and goals, but I'm usually not the best at staying focused on them.  SO... I'm going to take the concept one step further and "check-in" on the 12th of each month.  Hopefully, that accountability will help keep me on track for the next twelve months.  I think twelve is going to be a good number for me this year...

Anyway, let's get to it:
(in no particular order)

Notice the bike - it's to keep my theme of BALANCE in focus.
 1. Wake up at 6AM Monday - Friday so that my mornings are smoother & I get to work ON TIME

2. Spend 15 - 30 minutes being quiet with God five days a week

3. Read the Old Testament *13

4. Implement a monthly date night with Jeff (maybe on the 30th - our wedding day - each month?)

5. Be more consistent with Sam's schedule/routine

6. Start & stick-to Weight Watchers (lose 30 pounds so I feel good in a bathing suit this summer) *28

7. Train for and run a half-marathon *3

8. Write a book proposal *1

9. Re-design & grow my blog (maybe attend BlogHer 2012?)

10. Start & stick-to a weekly chore plan

11. Re-decorate the sunroom

12. Improve photography/ take a class *11 & 12

Haha... And, just so you know I'm not taking myself too seriously...

Source
 What are your goals for 2012?

*Indicates that this will also help me cross something off my 30 Before 30 list.  (More on that list soon.)

10 comments:

  1. One of my 2012 goals is to have a monthly date night with my husband, too. I'm already worried about fitting one in this month, so who am I to judge your list? Good luck!

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  2. Establishing a consistent routine for the baby is a biggie for me too. We have a "sort of" schedule, but I think I need to get more strict about it.

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  3. Love this. Much better than setting one huge goal that sits on your back like a 100 lb. monkey all year! :)

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  4. Great goals for the year! I love goals :) I like having that sense of purpose they give about things!

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  5. Love this!
    I also made a list of 12 goals for 2012... I don't think I'll accomplish all of them, but at least I'll try. :)

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  6. Great goals and I love all hte 12's, how cool!

    All the best for a great year!

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  7. Great goals! I'm going to try and do some of those same ones!
    Carley

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  8. These are great goals... maybe pick ONE to work on each month? That way, you don't feel overwhelmed mid-way through January. :)

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  9. Hiiii I wanted to reach out to you; I'm going to be starting a new feature on my blog with lots of tips and advice from other Mom's. Please LMK if you'd be interested in sharing any ideas on the topics I have going. Shoot me an email if so and I'll send you some possible topics. Doesn't have to be anything super formal; even a bulleted list is fine. LMK! :)

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