It’s August Already??
Um…can you believe that it’s August already?? CRAZY! July flew by so fast…and now I only have 4 more weeks left of freedom before I have to start my grad school courses again. I’m determined to enjoy every single minute :).
Here are some of the highlights of July-
- I had my 23rd birthday and celebrated with a couple of great dinners – you can read about them here and here.
- I’ve attempted to learn my way around the kitchen and have successfully made some awesome things: Whole Wheat Strawberry-Orange Muffins, Tilapia Citrus Couscous Salad, and Baked Salmon with an Orange Glaze
- Chris and I went to Boca Raton, FL to find him a place to live :).
- I went a little more serious with you guys and opened up about depression.
- I talked about how my body doesn’t always feel great when I indulge too much, but also the importance of not stressing about indulging.
- And finally, I got a Facebook page! (Like me :))
I can’t describe to you all how much I have fallen in love with blogging! July was my first full month of it – and it was pretty amazing! I absolutely love reading all of your comments (just so you know- I do read all of them!) and I thoroughly enjoy writing my posts and reading a bunch of other blogs!
I’m not usually a person that sets goals for myself, because I tend to lose track of them or just plain forget about them haha. BUT, sometimes a girl could use some direction, right? So here we go:
I want to stop taking myself so seriously.
This is kind of an issue for me. Don’t get me wrong, I love to joke around and have a good time but sometimes I just need to lighten up a bit. There are some days where I have a tendency to take a joking comment about me too seriously, or I don’t let loose and do what I want. I’m not entirely sure why I’m like this…maybe I’m afraid that what someone is saying is actually what they’re thinking? Or perhaps I don’t cut loose because I’m afraid of what people will think, although I don’t usually care, so I think this is a leftover fear from my high school days when I was afraid of being judged by others.
Anyway, in order for me to really enjoy my life- I can’t take myself so seriously.
I want to enjoy as much quality time as possible with Chris before he moves.
Chris is moving to Florida in less than 2 weeks. I’m helping him drive down there and then staying for a couple days to enjoy my last bit of time with him. After that, I move back to Boston a week later to get back to grad school. Chris and I have no idea when we will be seeing one another again. We both plan on visiting each other- but since we don’t have course schedules yet, we haven’t been able to set a date. Not knowing when I’m going to see him again sucks ass.
So, that’s why I want to see him as much as possible and soak up all of our lovey dovey time together so that it can hopefully hold me over until we do see one another again in the fall!
I want to incorporate more ab exercises into my weekly workout routine.
Okay, I have to admit, I don’t really enjoy doing ab work all that much. I can handle the burn in my upper and lower body, but something about my abs burning is just a real workout turn-off. That being said- I do like the way I look when I consistently do ab exercises. I tend to go through phases where I’ll work my abs for a few months, and then I’ll stop (which has happened this summer). So, I my goal is to do ab workouts 4 times a week! We’ll see if this happens ;).
Okay, so there are a few goals. I don’t think they are so hard…and they are completely achievable :). Hope you all are having a good Monday!
What was the best part about July?
Do you have any goals for August?