So it’s June and I did absolutely none of the New Year’s Resolutions/Lifestyle changes I talked about in this post. I have continued to haphazardly make my way through the past 6 months, BUT things have changed for me.
1. My health. I wanted to walk the dog and go on walks myself, but it was freaking cold. We had two days of freezing weather which caused us to miss school, and I didn’t want to leave my house. I realize I just said 2 days, but those 2 days were surrounded by some of the coldest days we’ve had here. Pipes had to be wrapped and layers had to be worn. I abhor being cold so I did not go outside and walk like I planned. By the time the weather had warmed up enough, I was spending my time doing other things. I did, however, lose about 8 pounds which I have since put back on, so I’m back to where I was in January.
2. My budget. I also said that I was planning to have the Budget Nazi make a comeback starting with my mid-January paycheck. Well…I did budget that paycheck, but I never sat down to fill out the budget completely and then by the mid-February paycheck I was spending my time doing other things and money was spent here and there and who knows where. Seriously…I barely know where I spent my money other than on bills…which I hate!
3. My creative side. Well, I have definitely let that take a back seat to life, but I know that when life gets busy for me, that’s the one thing I let slide some. And honestly…I have no problems with that part. I was BUSY!
BUSY…falling madly, hopelessly in love with the most amazing woman. I know you’re all shocked to hear that…considering that’s all I’ve talked about on this blog for the past 4 months, but the journey we’re on is so amazingly beautiful, I can’t help but gush over it! It has taken all my time and energy and I do not regret for a minute putting it all there.
That being said though, I now need to get myself in gear as far as my health and my budget go! My plans include pretty much exactly what I said on the resolution blog post, adding in trips to the gym for my health and seriously curbing my spending. The best part is that I now have Candied Jansen to encourage me along the way. She’s renewing some of her own resolutions this month as well so we’re doing this together. I love that she is good at both healthy living and a budget so she is the perfect encourager for me!
In two and a half days I’ll be out of school for the summer! I usually spend the summers getting myself together, and this summer I really need to do just that! I say usually because last summer, I did a lot of sitting around on my computer. I let things go and kind of went inside myself some. I was dealing with some internal struggles over some external circumstances so I didn’t do summer like I normally do. I have no doubts that I’ll do some sitting around on my computer this summer. I look forward to that! But I am so excited about life and the future that I can hardly contain it!
Bring it on!