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.


» 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

» 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.

» 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.

» 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.

  • B.

    I think you have some pretty solid goals here! Good luck on reaching them!

  • Kendall Ashley

    Sounds like great goals! I hope you have a ton of success this year!

    • Thanks! You too! 🙂

  • MeghanSara

    Sports event sounds fun, and a great way to hang with classmates!

    • Plus, good chance for free food! 🙂

  • Katelin

    Love these! Hope 2015 is all sorts of awesome for you xo

    • Thanks Katelin! Wishing the same for you and your growing family! 🙂

  • Mindy Nickel

    Great goals! Best of luck with them. I definitely regret not going to sports events when I was in my undergrad and grad programs. Sports aren’t really my thing, but it would have been fun to attend with my roomies just a few times. Hope you have fun!


    • Thanks! I didn’t do too many sporting events in my first undergrad either. I definitely regret not going to more soccer games, which was a very fun community thing.

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