January Goals

Yes, its February.

I’m still trying to reconcile that I didn’t get to half of my January goals, and new ones seem to come at me almost daily.

Certainly the Tony-textacle threw me off track 2 days.

But, in an effort to log and track…here goes (notice I didn’t add many to February since I was so lax in January)

Work

(J) Review and edit my resume and social profiles: in process, in a much better place

(J) Make a list of contacts and actively begin a search: have not started

(J) Utilize outplacement website and webinars: have completed 3 webinars, scheduled 2 more next week.

(J) Ensure all job search sites are set up properly for my searches: have not completed, needs fine tuning

(F) Commit to Mindfulness and set a clear intent: I took a bulletproof confidence webinar AND I won a free 1:1 consulting session based on my participation.  This is something to look forward to!

 

Personal

(J) Choose an exercise to stick with and develop a routine: I set up my screen sharing, turned on the Peloton service, bought a small weight set and set the room up for success. Now, just to actually exercise.

(J) Learn yoga or meditation: I need to keep reminding myself this is good for me.

(J) Migrate addresses and birthdays to phone: started, not completed.

(F) Fine tune Keto eating by logging and watching macros – I was consuming too many calories.

 

Finance

(F) Remember unemployment Monday’s

(F) Follow up on Bond processing

(F) Sort out parents trust and accounts

 

 

Home

(J) Deep clean: bathroom floors/grout: still haven’t given this a second thought.

(J) Put away Christmas decor: some things were still lingering but got this done yesterday.

(J) Help son re-arrange bedroom: when he’s ready, otherwise, I am not pushing.

(J) Purchase rug for basement and mop floors: haven’t given this a second thought either.

(F) Deep clean couch in living room

(F) Purchase new washer and dryer

(F) Call the handyman for a few necessary repairs.

With about 8 days into February the month will fly by so I need to get my ass in gear.

Author: Madeline Harper

My journey through divorce and an emotional and sexual reawakening. Love, laughter, friendships, family and heartbreak included. And there is sex, lots of it, so close your eyes and turn the page if that's not for you! While I started this blog as an endeavor to journal my thoughts and feelings in an attempt to better understand myself, it has become an amazing platform from which I have met some of the most interesting and wonderful people in my life. My path is often crooked, but I hope you will share in the journey with me.

One thought on “January Goals”

  1. Hi Madeline,

    Thank you for stopping by my blog. Hope you can return; feel free to participate. I also have a Private Blog “The Professor’s Lifestyles Memoirs.” and given your personal stories here and what you have been going through and dealing with emotionally, mentally, and the side-effects those “events” can have on us sexually/physically, you MIGHT find several healthy avenues of sorting things out… internally and externally for yourself. 🙂

    One of my favorite quotes which is so very apropos for times, lessons, and growing pains for situations like you are going through right now is from Robert Frost: “The best way out is always through.” Profound and simple. In other words, this is a process. You are the only one who can determine the pace and the length of the journey/adventure, and most importantly that you learn everything possible from it — so that next time you can fail BETTER at it!!! Hahaha! 😛 No, I am serious. Dead serious. We keep learning well lessons we need to learn… so that we bravely, boldly learn how to fail better each time! Right?

    Take care. I do hope to see you around again. Let me know if you’d like the URL to my Alternative Lifestyles private blog.

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