Resolution Update

By October 1, 2008resolutions

After nine months, here’s what I’ve accomplished:

Read 10 non-fiction books
Create a system for keeping track of my own medical records – Made a binder with a calendar and some other medical-related stuff in it, January 24.
Take my cats to the vet
Go camping
Go fishing
Go surfing – Went surfing several times in July. Stood up for my first whole wave, July 13.
Go snowboarding – Went snowboarding at Snowshoe, January 10-12.
Take a whole week off work
Don’t call my ex-boyfriend – FAILEDCalled my ex-boyfriend, February 18. Befriended said ex-boyfriend again, April 19.
Find a good gynecologist – Found an awesome gynecologist, January 25.
Don’t complain as much when I’m sick
Go horseback riding
Get a raise – Got a raise, April 1.
Write more – Finally started writing my novel! Up to twelve pages, April 30.
Sell more stuff on eBay – Sold DDR on eBay, May 22.
Make $100 off my CafePress.com store – Got a check from CafePress for $25.16, May 17. Got a check from CafePress for $33.56, July 15. Got a check from CafePress for $32.56, September 15.
Finish gluing Swarovski crystals to my other brown flip-flop
Get a TiVo HD
Get a Nintendo Wii – Got Nintendo Wii, May 9.
Get Guitar Hero – Got Guitar Hero, May 10. Got Guitar Hero Aerosmith, August 10.
Get Dance Dance Revolution – Got DDR, May 10. (Sold DDR on eBay, May 22.)
Hang out with The Big A – Hung out with The Big A in Richmond, February 1. Hung out with The Big A in Virginia Beach, August 26.
Frame my college degree
Volunteer for something
Make at least five new friends – John D., John W., Sarah R., Dave S., Jef w/1 F, Brigid
Use my wetsuit
Finish painting my condo – Painted the trim and three doors in my hallway, March 9-10. Painteed the kitchen and the dining room, May 16. Painted the master bathroom (again), June 30.
Put down wood floors in my condo
Look hot in a bathing suit this summer
Do something that scares me – Asked BC to hang out, August 2. (No, he never called.)
Go to an orthodontist, even if it’s just for a free consultation
Go see some places I’ve never been before – Went to Snowshoe, January 10-13. Went to Nova Scotia for work, July 29-31.
Go ice skating
Go roller skating
Go to at least one VT football game
Frame some of the photos I’ve taken and hang them up in my condo
Go see Katie & Adam’s new house
Baby-sit for at least one my friends’ kids
Visit Aunt Kim, Uncle Franky and my cousins in Pennsylvania – They came to Virginia Beach, June 23-28.
Get a Crock-Pot – Got a Crock-Pot, February 9.
Have a party – Had a Superbowl party, February 3. Had a Wii Party, May 10.
Open a new savings account with CJ
Go to the gym a lot
Play my oboe
Buy Kerri dinner
Play the Rich Dad CASHFLOW 101 board game
Do something exciting on my birthday – Went to Cheeseburger in Paradise with a bunch of friends and then played Guitar Hero at Cabo Cafe with Amy, April 10.
Do 58 sit-ups in two minutes
Do 21 push-ups in two minutes
Run 1.5 miles in 14:15 – Ran 1.5 miles in 13:02, February 7.
End the year with a positive net worth
Continue writing in my LJ for another whole year
Make a new resolution every month:
January: Have an awesome time with my boyfriend on our trip to Snowshoe! – Had an awesome time at Snowshoe, January 10-13.
February: Don’t complain as much and cry less than 10 times this month – FAILEDComplained less, but cried WAY more than 10 times.
March: Cry less than 10 times this month – FAILED
April: Plan a trip – FAILED
May: Go out on at least three dates with at least three different people – Um, I can’t remember May. It’s July.
June: FAILED because I didn’t update the LJ!
July: Get Guitar Hero Aerosmith – FAILED
August: Get the dent out of my car door and replace the dented fenders on my beach cruiser – ALMOST Replaced the fenders on my bike, August 4. Didn’t get the dent out of my car door.
September: FAILED because I didn’t update the LJ!
October: Learn how to use Dreamweaver

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