New Year’s Resolutions & My Bucket List

New Year’s Resolutions…I usually keep them for about a month! This year one of my New Year’s Resolutions is to keep my resolutions! How about that?  Actually…I did make some serious resolutions this year.

1.  To get healthy & lose weight

2. To do more art

And honestly, I have never made a bucket list…but here are 5 things I’d put on my bucket list:

1. Travel to Italy with Sam

2. Take the family to Disney World

3. Get caught up on my Scrapbooking

4. Open a private art studio & teach classes there

5. See the Grand Canyon

These are things I’ve wanted to do for a long time.  I’ve thought about them all for years.  Getting caught up with Scrapbooking probably will never happen…but I can only improve from where I am now.  The rest of them…I don’t really have a lot of control over.  They are just dreams.  No idea if they will ever happen, but they are fun to dream about.  However, I should say, Sam and I are working on learning Italian! It’s fun!

Something else Sam and I are working on together is getting healthy.  I was reluctant to commit to it. I really enjoy sweets and carbs and didn’t want to give them up. But we decided we need to get healthy in order to do (& enjoy) some of the other things we want to do, like going to Disney World with the kids.  So we started on New Year’s Eve.  Sam & I have both lost weight already.  We are keeping each other accountable.  We even are doing Biggest Loser for the Wii together…it’s been a fun challenge so far.  Mainly we are using the Lose It! app on our iPhones to keep track of calories consumed and burned.  I also signed up for the Daily Health Challenge which is why I am actually even writing this post.

What Resolutions have you made for 2011 and what are you doing now to accomplish your goals?

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