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2012 Goals -- 6 month check up

So it has been about 8 weeks since I wrote my post that listed out my initial goals for 2012.  Let's see where I stand....

  1. obtain my pre-pregnancy weight by February --- DONE!
  2. obtain my wedding weight by October and my 7 year anniversary -- On my way
  3. participate in at least one 5k walk/run -- Still only planning the October one so far
  4. take a vacation with just the hubby -- 3 weeks left!
  5. read 3 "fun" books  -- 5 down, Thank you Hunger Games Trilogy & 50 Shades
  6. de-clutter this mad house --  Garage sale schedule for this coming week.
  7. start saving for the kitchen remodel (this goal I hope to have in 2017) -- my new SAH Business is making this a reality
  8. retire wearing my judging pants.  I wear them far too often and I'll probably post about them later. -- If people would just stop making it so dang easy for me!  Really I'm not being judgey as much as i am more STFU to people.
  9. Blog more.  I love reading blogs and I really want to put more out there in the blogosphere, but for the right reasons which is what I sort of struggle with currently.  -- Thank you continued readers!
  10. Adopt a family next Christmas. -- got some time on this one, but I'm thinking about other directions for this one too.
Spring Goals:

  1. Collect evidence for Master Teacher Application and begin writing narrative  my student teacher bombing totally put a kink in these plans seeing as I actually had to teach the remainder of the year.
  2. Complete my 2010 Scrapbook -- about 2 layouts left to go
  3. Begin my 2011 / Cameron's Baby Scrapbook  -- started Cameron's book
  4. Buy a new swimsuit -- Done! Thank you TJMaxx!
  5. Play outside! -- this is occurring thanks to my Mother's Day Present & a TRU gift card
Summer Goals:
  1. Summer Bucket List


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