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Tuesday, December 28, 2010

2010 goals

1. I'd like to of coarse continue to lose weight. This far I'm down 25 lbs, since the last time most of you last saw me.

Doh! I gained most of that weight back, but I'm back on track and 1 lb from being where I was last Jan 1.

2. I'd like to read the bible chronologically.

uh...

3. I'd like us to settle down and find a permanent church. We found one we like, but not sure if that will be "home" so to speak. oh... and then go to church. :)

YES! Goal met! :)

4. Try to cook/bake more. Since I started working I rarely do either.

Done, but could do more.

5. Try to find a job closer. The 40 min commute is getting old and while I am meeting people, they all live on the other side of town. ugh... which brings me to...

I work from home now... BOOM!

6. DH & I need to find some friends our age that don't hang out at clubs and or bars. There's nothing wrong with that and at one time I did enjoy it, but not really anymore.

Getting there. We have good friends that are kinda inbetween our age and our parents. And I'm getting to know a few ladies from church and then of course, you lovely sparkfriends. You ARE a blessing to me.

Ok... So those were my goals for this past year. I basically succeded at the easy ones. LOL What do I need to change to reach the others????

Dicipline. I seem to find time to watch TV, I find room to play around on the computer. I can find time to exercise everyday and read my bible. I WILL find time. So... I may have to change things. What works best for me as far as exercising is doing it in the mornings. I'm thinking I should take this approach for my daily bible reading.

Any thoughts, suggestions?

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  • BET212
    Knowing what works best for you is half the battle. I like Jasmines idea about combining the exercise and listening to the DAB.

    If you prefer reading it yourself, then I would schedule the time in the morning since that seems best for you. DH is better at this than I am...he reads and prays every morning and again every evening. Sometimes it's a short period, sometimes longer.

    Great job on your goals. emoticon
    3677 days ago
  • no profile photo CD1393936
    Good luck - they are great goals! I am so excited about this new year. I don't think I have ever been actively on a plan in between Christmas and New Years! Ha :)
    3678 days ago
  • MELITOD
    Love your goals because they are very concrete and can be measured. Keep looking at them if this is what you want to do! Good luck and I will be praying for you!
    3678 days ago
  • AOGOAE
    I actually combine the two and listen to the Daily Audio Bible when I work out. I've listened to the entire Protestant Bible ~2 times that way. I don't really keep up with the days- it took me 15mo instead of 12mo the first time through. But I'm pretty sure that's better than not doing it at all!

    Now I just have to read the 9 books that aren't in the Protestant Bible! :)

    I really recommend the DAB though- the reader is great at pronunciation, he gives a brief description of each book before you begin, and a little prayer after. He reads a bit of the Old Testament, a bit of the New Testament, a bit of the Psalms and a bit of Proverbs each day. So you don't get overwhelmed with reading Numbers for 30 minutes! (oh_so_boring) It takes 20-30min a day, longer if you listen to his prayers and updates about the website and prayer requests at the end- which you certainly don't have to. There is a rather large and active community (kind of like sparkpeople) built around the DAB as well, and you can participate in that, or just totally ignore it as I did.
    Oh yes, and it's free.
    3679 days ago
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