How You Doing on your New Year's Resolutions?

April 11, 2017


First quarter 2017 if over already! Time is flying fast...so how are your New Year's resolutions coming along? I've gotten away from making a bunch of resolutions and mainly because I never keep em! So instead of putting myself under that pressure, I write down a few goals I believe are realistic and doable.

Here's my New Year's goals and I'll let you know how I'm doing with them:

  1. Crochet something entirely from reading a pattern. I'm really big on visual so I spend a lot of time on YouTube learning patterns. But, I do understand crochet abbreviations, at least the basics, so I decided to make an entire item from a written pattern (no visual aides at all). I'm in the process of making this Diagonal Shaded Shawl with Lion Brand's scarfie yarn and so far it is coming out beautifully. I'm about half way through and about to go to my 2nd skein. Pictures to come when I'm done.
  2. Go to bed early. I'm definitely the night owl and going to bed at 2 AM was the norm but my body began to differ. So, I cut it back to no later than 12:30 AM. How am I doing with this? Well...I'm happy to say that I've only backslidden a couple of times. For the most part, I'm sticking to my guns on this one.
  3. Get outside more. I realized that I was spending way too much time in front of the computer and barely taking breaks. We go out on weekends but I've been trying to get outside during the week even if it's to step outside the front door for a quick breath of fresh air. It's been helping me with my productivity.
  4. Drink more water. Oh boy!!! Not good... I'm not drinking enough of it...I really am trying and I'll just have to work a little harder at this.
Tell me how you're doing on your New Year's goals, resolutions, or whatever you're calling them!

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