Another New Year

28 Dec

It’s time for the Uberlist!  First, here’s the update on last year’s list:

2009 UBERLIST

PERSONAL

  • BRING HOME BABY
  • Read three new books, not counting bedrest stash.

HEALTH AND BEAUTY

  • Get back to Weight Watchers after Evi is born.
  • Reach my goal weight.
  • Stay at goal weight through end of year.
  • Run a 5K.
  • Exercise for ten minutes, 3x/week.

WORK AND PROFESSIONAL LIFE

  • Learn to stay focused, work smarter.

COMMUNITY

  • Finish delivery of Project Flutter boxes.
  • Find a book club, play group, or class to take part in.

GREEN

  • Replace one household product with something more earth-friendly.
  • Donate to an earth-friendly cause.

MONEY

  • Continue dropping monthly debt balance.
  • Reduce student loan debt.

HOME

  • Buy one?

EDUCATION

  • Continue working with my Italian, become fluent by the end of the year.
  • Learn baby sign language for Evi.

TRAVEL

  • Take one trip WITH AARON that lasts for at least a weekend and involves staying overnight.

PHOTOS

  • Keep taking pictures of everything.
  • Learn to use at least one new camera setting.

MARRIAGE AND FAMILY

  • Go out on one official date.
  • Get a webcam to keep Evi in touch with grandparents.
  • Visit Aaron’s grandma at least three times.

FRIENDSHIP

  • Check in by phone/email once a month.
  • Not bad, but not great either.  This year, I’ll start again and hope that setting smaller goals leads to better results.  See this year’s list after the jump…

    2009 UBERLIST

    PERSONAL

    • Finish another manuscript
    • Read at least one book for fun

    HEALTH AND BEAUTY

    • Get comfortable with Weight Watchers by my birthday
    • Establish a regular exercise routine by my birthday
    • Eat more veggies
    • Drink more water

    WORK AND PROFESSIONAL LIFE

    • Maintain/improve my freelance career
    • Increase my income

    COMMUNITY

    • Finish delivery of Project Flutter boxes
    • Go to one community event

    GREEN

    • Replace one household product with something more earth-friendly
    • Make at least 50% of Evi’s baby food

    MONEY

    • Continue dropping monthly debt balance
    • Reduce student loan debt
    • Start saving for Evi’s college

    HOME

    • Finish all painting
    • Finish unpacking
    • Buy/hang curtains

    EDUCATION

    • Continue working with my Italian, become fluent by the end of the year
    • Continue teaching Italian to Evi
    • Maintain at least a 3.5 GPA in grad school

    TRAVEL

    • Take one trip WITH AARON that lasts for at least a weekend and involves staying overnight

    PHOTOS

    • Keep taking pictures of everything
    • Learn to use at least one new camera setting

    MARRIAGE AND FAMILY

    • Go out on one official date
    • See my parents at least twice
    • See my siblings at least once
    • Skype with Evi twice per month
    • Visit Aaron’s grandma at least three times
    • See Aaron’s parents for at least one holiday

    FRIENDSHIP

    • Check in by phone/email once a month
    • Remember birthdays
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    One Response to “Another New Year”

    1. Tara December 29, 2009 at 9:20 am #

      Ok, so you know I am totally a dork, but I have had a birthday card for you since last July…now if I can just remember to send it…

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