One month down, 11 to go.
Learn to edit videos with Adobe Premiere
Post a video on my blog
Try out a bunch of different gyms in the area using free trials and promos
Get a digital SLR camera (and maybe a tripod) – Purchased a Nikon D3100, January 18.
Style a 30 for 30 for someone else – Styled about 15 outfits out of 15-20 items for Jodi, January 27.
Volunteer for something
Go ice skating
Go horseback riding
Do something that inspires others (so much so that they tell me about it, so that I have some proof of accomplishing such a thing) – Inspired Grace and Stephen to post their own resolutions, January 2.
Do yoga – Went to hot yoga several times, January.
Frame my college degree
Get a massage
Get a facial
Up my monthly MMA transfer to $175 in January, then increase it to $200 in June – Upped my transfer to $175, January 2.
Refinance my condo
Attend Fashion Week in NYC
Get a note from my doctor, so I can still use my HSA to purchase OTC drugs
See a few good concerts
See a few good plays
Recruit some people for my Backseat Drivers Club – Michelle
Read at least 10 books
Make at least five new friends
Take some kind of dancing lessons
Visit some more wineries
Stop dropping important electronic devices (like my laptop and phone), and try to be less clumsy in general
Do some freelance writing or proposal consulting (as long as it isn’t a conflict of interest w/work)
Monetize one of my blogs (preferably the other one)
Have my dented beach cruiser fender repaired
Keep my new fig tree alive – New fig tree is thriving in January!
Perfect my own mocha (so I don’t have to pay $3.75 to get them at coffee shops) – Made a perfect mocha with my French press and milk frother, January 6.
Make something I can either wear or hang on my wall – Glittered a pair of shoes, January 13.
Start a business (by my birthday)
Have some crazy ridiculously awesome 30th birthday bash
Drink more water
Branch out and write about subjects other than just my outfits on The Coastal Chicster – Started a travel series, January 4. Wrote about organizing my tights, January 13.
Enjoy more beach days
Get my back to stop hurting – Back seems to be feeling better, January 31.
Feel as healthy as I did in 2006
Run in a race
Publish something I’ve written somewhere other than my own blogs – A sentence I wrote was quoted in the Wall Street Journal (January 4) and The Economist (January 7)!
Host another clothing swap
Live by myself
Make a new resolution every month:
January: Give up soda for an entire month – ACCOMPLISHED – No soda for the entire month!
February: Find a new roommate
This crazy trip has got me feelin’: tired
And I’m singin’ along to: The Best Deceptions – Dashboard Confessional