Monday, December 15, 2008

i'm making a list. . .

. . . and checking it twice. Or thrice or lots of times. I have been pondering what my goals will be for the New Year.
I am happy to say that I have fulfilled a good portion of the goals for 2008:
I took a dance class; I went to Grad School and got closer to what I want to do with my life; I tried something new; I took a risk; I got closer to my sisters; I went on a date; I prayed more prayers of thanks than those of want; I got knitting needles and learned a stitch; I flirted; I stood up for myself; I put myself down less; I enjoyed the beauty of my body, what it looks like, what it can do, and how alive it can feel; I gave up dieting and embraced living.

Now here are the biggest things I want to do in 2009:

Health and Movement Goals:
  • Take a yoga class. ( I've already looked into it and found a class that is open to lots of body types and does a lot with modifying positions for those types. I am waiting on a brochure in the mail for registration)
  • Continue with bellydance. (Duh. )
Personal Growth Goals:
  • Read at least one book for pleasure during the semester
  • Sewing lessons with goal to build my own corset.
  • Knitting lessons (or self-teaching) with goal to knit scarves.
  • Take more photos of the occurrences in my life. Blog about important ones.
Relationship Goals
  • Continue to appreciate the love that I have, in all of its manifestations. Bask in the love shown and offered to me by family, friends, loves, etc.
  • Build stronger relationships with the above people.
  • Stay open to knew experiences in and of love.
  • Reach out to old friends or lost ones.
I will keep my progress posted here. I am excited for 2009. If it is anything like 2008, I am sure it will be nothing short of an adventure and a hell of a personal journey. . .

Listening to Robin Thicke "2 the Sky"

"Will I be rich? Have everything I want? I stop myself and look to the sky. I gotta give myself up to the sky. The only truth is in the sky"

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