Goals for 2015

6 January 2015

With everything that’s happened around the end of the year, I haven’t really had time to think about this whole “new year” thing — beyond just the basics of getting everything settled. Heck, I didn’t really have much time to even look back on last year. Granted, though, 2014 was what it was… lots of un/under-employment, the knee injury, and attempting to figure out what I wanted in life.

Anyway. Now that the move is done, and classes have started, I can start thinking towards goals I have for this year.

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Personal
» Read 50 books, preferably beyond what I need to read for classes.
» Get better at keeping in touch with friends. Including new/local ones. Maybe work on whatever anxiety-like issues* that have been interfering.
» Shed some endo weight. Between water weight, stress eating, bloating, and medication side effects, I’m just a little less confident with my body. I’d like to get over that.
» Look into Physical Therapy for the knee.
» Re-read the Harry Potter series. (Also trying to get my niece to read them, maybe this can be a bonding thing.)
» Visit my cousin Saramoira. Self explanatory: she’s awesome.
» Fully unpack the apartment by March 1.
» Visit 2 state parks, and 1 national park or monument

Academic
» Maintain at least a 3.0
» Get some of my gen ed credits transferred over. Given that a big part of my major for my first BA was English, I find it frustrating that none of those credits fulfilled my core requirements.
» More scholarships. Less loans.

Financial
» Get a job. Doing the school full time thing is going to make this an interesting challenge, but I need to be able to support myself.
» Stay within budget. Whatever that ends up meaning for me. I just need to cut out any frivolous spending when possible.

Optional
» Go on 1 date. Realized at NYE that it’s been about 3 years since I’ve even kissed someone romantically. While I’m good with my singleness, you know, a little admiration from an attractive somebody wouldn’t be unwelcome.
» Go to a BSU sporting event. I’m not a big college sports person at all, just figured since I get in for free, why not try it once?

Mostly it’s all survive school, don’t go broke… Despite that, I know it should be a fairly interesting year.

*I don’t officially have that. And I’m not saying I necessarily do. Just something along those lines that’s been pretty engrained in me since youth.

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