Goals for 2016

I know. I know. Another freaking post about goals and resolutions and stuff. But before I lose you, let me just say that I consider this year to be truly different than all of the other years. And I also fully believe that we're in control of shit.

So this year, I'm going to be in control. This year is going to be awesome y'all. So here are my goals for 2016.


It might seem really silly, but going through all of the house stuff has taught me a lot about belief. I realized that I really don't have any. I mean I do in the beginning, but once shit hits the fan, I'm done. And sometimes that carries over into my relationships. So I'm going to work on believing.

Be more positive and grateful

The car accident taught me so much. And, granted, I was kind of discovering things a bit before, but that really sealed the deal. Life is tough sometimes. And I've had my fair share of tough times. I've also had a lot of changes this year. It's been hard, scary, and one crazy ride. But, at the end of the day, I have an amazing life filled with so many amazing people and things. I lost sight of that towards the end of 2015 so it's time to get that back. Mr. T and I are working together on some things and expect some blog posts about that to help jump start things (and give myself a kick in the ass).

Give my all to my biz and blog

I'll be honest, you guys, I'm not sure if I gave my all to this biz thing this year. It was really rocky and there were a lot of ups and downs. Starting your own business is hard. And I don't think that I fully embraced that I own a business. I can and need to push myself far more. And I will in 2016. I also think it will help that there won't be so many moves and changes. I'm hoping we can get settled and I can actually get a schedule and system started.

Take better care of myself

This comes in two ways:

Make more time for me

How in the world can a gal with no kids and no full time job not have time for herself? Honestly, I don't know. The only thing I can think of is just plain laziness. I mean, I'm not lazy because I do things, but I more mean in terms of effort. I just don't put an effort into the things that I need and that's something I need to work on in 2016.

Be more healthy and active

I want 2016 to be the year of being healthy. I don't want to lose weight because I hate fad diets and diets in general. I just want to make better food decisions, learn more about what I put in my body (and be conscious about it), and be more active.

Spend more time with Mr. T

Mr. T and I are together a lot. I mean A LOT. But we don't spend a lot of time together. I love that we can just settle in on the couch and watch TV. I love the comforts of our relationship. But I miss doing things together and really spending quality time. It was hard this past year. Especially towards the end of the year because he wasn't home that much because of his commute. But, truth be told, we were bad about it when we lived in Brooklyn. So I plan on working to spend lots of quality time with him in 2016.

Do the things I'll say I do

I feel like I always have these big plans -- eat healthier, eat dinner at the table, go to bed early, be more active -- but I never actually follow through with them. I always get so excited, but then they last a day and I get lazy. Well, not in 2016. This is going to be a year of doing and not just saying.