Wait, what do you mean it’s already the 14th?
I know the year technically starts on January 1st but for me it starts with the first full week of usual routines.
That is today!
Last week we were still in Lanzarote so no usual routine there.
In years gone by I’ve worked back stage at the panto which ran into the first week of January so I missed the new year then too!
So new year what does that mean exactly?
Is it time to give up chocolate, alcohol or even meat like some of you who may be taking part in veganuary?
In years past it’s actually meant promising to be better at adulthood, parenting or just life in general.
However this year although I have goals to become better at life I want it to be a year where I actually stick to being a better version of me. Creating a better family unit where everyone remembers happy adventures.
So for the past few weeks I’ve been studying better ways to help me achieve my goals.
Health & me.
Remember this post a while back where I said I wanted to get fit before I turned 40?
Well as of today there is only 558 days (That’s DAYS!) left until I reach that the big 4 0.
So I need to start getting my ass in gear.
I’ve already started getting more movement into my day by doing my #20minwalkaday last week I also renewed my membership to the spa so that I can swim 2-3 times a week.
Eating better is also part of this. I need to make more meals from scratch the kids however prefer just fish and chips and McDonalds which is fine for a treat every now and again but I have a plan to get them helping in the kitchen and choosing healthier options. another post on this will be coming soon!
DeClutter & Organisation
Ive been decluttering for the past what feels like 20 years! I headed to Skegness when I was 19 with a rucksack and a duffle bag with all of my possessions in! Since then Ive added and added to my stuff. Not everything in the house is mine however so we all need to get on board with the declutter and hopefully live more minimal once and for all!
I think with less stuff to organise I could in time become a more organised person. Its not something that comes natural for me so I will need to practice until I am!
I need to make more of an effort to spend one night (No Kids) with chris each month! a date night, morning whatever. but some time to remember who we were before the kids came along!
I also need to form better relationships with the big kids. Since the littlest twins arrived i haven’t had much time for the big two. I need to put more effort into giving us some quality time.
Work & Money
I’m not very good at money stuff. I never have been. But I really want to get on top of our household finances this year so that our out goings are less and or debts are all paid off!
All of these categories really deserve a post of their own to explain in more detail and to let you know how I’m getting in in each. I’m hoping that during the year I can post regular updates on each.
Thanks for taking the time to follow my journey
Let me know what you goals for 2019 are or if you set a resolution but have already broken it!
I love to read your comments it makes me feel a little more connected to you.
I also did a little video on my goals for 2019!