Thursday, January 01, 2009

Just do it with me for a month

It's been a while since I've set New Month's Resolutions and I am disappointed that I stopped doing them because they were helping me quite a bit. So my only New Year's Resolution is to do at least one New Month Resolution every month in 2009. Would you care to join me?

I like monthly resolutions better because it is easier not to give up so quickly. A year is a long time to do something. 31 days isn't so long. So, I invite you to set one with me and leave it the comments section. You can blog it as well, but please put a link to your entry in the comments section.

I am going to set just two this month:

1) To get my computer organized so I have more disk space. I really need to delete some things and make some progress with that.

2) To work out at least 5 times a week for the month of January. Of course, this week is almost over, so I have to give myself some grace, but starting Monday .....

What is everyone else going to do? Come on, it'll be fun. really it will....

8 comments:

Mrs. Incredible said...

Claudia,
I was just thinking today when I was out on my run that you have not posted your monthly resolutions in a while. And that you have been a wonderful inspiration to me when it comes to monthly resolutions, and so I wanted to say THANK YOU. You helped me remember that I don't have to change my whole life at one time, that I CAN make a difference with one, or two, or three tiny little changes in the course of a month. Thanks to you, I got off my couch this year, and started working out (in August). As of today, I've lost 15 lbs and gone from a size 18 to a size 12. I run 15-25 miles per week. This despite having 6 kids (one with PTSD, RAD, etc) between the ages of 4-12, including 2 that are homeschooled. I haven't posted my January goals yet, but will later today. My workout goals will be at www.getoffthecouchwaters.blogspot.com and my life goals will be at www.watchingthewaters.wordpress.com
THANK YOU CLAUDIA. Much love, Corey

Maia said...

Claudia,
I'm in! Let's do resolutions every month. I participated with you on this in the past and it was actually very helpful to me (and less intimidating than making year's resolutions).
-Maia

HollyMag said...

Happy New Year Claudia!
I made reference to your monthly goals last night as I was writing my final blog for 2009 http://www.magnusonhouse.com/2008/12/good-bye-2008-hello-2009.html.
I agree monthly goals are much better than yearly ones. Baby steps. I heard a great New Year's Resolution a few years ago, simply "Drink more water." So that's the resolution. But the goals... I need to ponder that a little bit more and will post them later today at www.magnusonhouse.com
Blessings,
Holly

Torina said...

I'm in! This month, I am organizing my fabric and getting my bedroom situated (FINALLY). This is such a great idea. I stalled out last year, too, when we got our newest son. I posted my resolution here: http://busyintersection.blogspot.com/2009/01/2009-day-1-and-januarys-resolution.html

Chelley said...

SO I am in!

So mine for this month are

Declutter! And deep CLEAN ( I hate hate this)

Go walking at least 2-3 times a week
http://chelleyau.blogspot.com/2009/01/monthly-resolutions.html

Mom in MN said...

I'm in! I've listed my monthly resolutions at http://laughorgocrazy.blogspot.com/2009/01/monthly-resolutions.html

Thank you for getting us motivated, Claudia!

Tracey said...

Okay, I'm stealing Chelley's - deep clean and ORGANIZE! I also hate it but it must be done. Maybe in February I'll dust off my treadmill.

Carmel said...

I'll do it with you Claudia!

For the month of January I give up fast food!!