Archive | January, 2011

>Happy New Year!

1 Jan

>Happy New Year! Without further ado, here are my New Year’s resolutions. I’ll be checking in at least once a week for an update!

Running

  • Run the Las Vegas RnR Marathon [without getting injured!]
  • Run a 1/2 marathon in less than 2 hours, 45 minutes
  • Run at least 4 times per week
  • … And make at least 1 of those outside [Hi, I’m Gidget and I’m a treadmill addict]
  • Keep track of mileage
  • Run at least 1 5k
  • … And at least 1 10k
  • Stretch before and after every run
  • RICE when you suspect even a hint of injury – don’t get screwed again!
  • Roll after every run over 5 mile and every other run that feels at all tight

Fitness/Health

  • Do squats in the shower every day
  • Do hip exercises every day
  • Do planks every day
  • Do arm exercises 3 times/week
  • Do some type of cardio (not running) 1-2 times/week
  • Do yoga twice/month
  • Drink no more than 1 glass of wine 3 nights/week
  • Drink no more than 2 glasses wine (or 1 mixed drink)/weekend
  • Figure out what the best diet FOR ME is (Note: This obviously needs to be fleshed out)
  • Go grocery shopping once/week
  • No non-coffee, non-tea, non-water beverages during the day
  • No more than 3 lattes/week [try to lower later in the year!]
  • Juice only on the weekends or when sick
  • Finish at least 2 klean kanteens of water/day

School

  • Do all work 2 days before it’s due
  • Ask questions when necessary! Don’t wait until the end of the semester
  • Finish reading before the end of the semester
  • Start outlining at least 1 month before finals
  • Spend at least 5 hours/week in the library
  • Devote 1 weekend day/month to studying

Professional

  • Send out at least 5 resumes/month
  • Get a job! (that pays!)
  • Pass the bar!

Personal

  • Clean room and keep it that way!
  • Empty car and keep it that way!
  • Organize and keep closet organized
  • Clean bathroom once/week
  • Do things before they’re due!
  • Keep my finances in check
  • Create a budget and stick to it
  • Go out with 1 non-Moondoggie/non-roomie friend/week
  • Join at least 3 “social” organizations
  • Be “put together” at least 5 days/week