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preparing for 2010

Two days before the beginning of the new year and I don't really know what I've gotten out of this one. I have the basics down, the obvious ones, but not really how I've grown any. Aren't you supposed to know more about yourself in a year?

New year's resolution time! I miss vegan me. Vegetarian me has been just fine for the past few months with the exception that I've still been doing seafood every now and again, which really makes me pescetarian, but to say that people have no idea what I'm talking about usually. I've been drinking a lot of coffee again (which is never good for me), and have been ignoring my vitamin intake liek woah. So, healthy eating again, shall we? I went and got the stuff to redo the master cleanse since it's a good way to restart your system when you've been ingesting nothing but junk, which I've been very guilty of.

Also, I've dropped the ball on reading. I've been on the same book for months. I just can't get into books the way I used to. I also haven't been putting forth the effort to read, so it's no one's fault but my own. I plan on fixing that by making myself read at least three books a month. I will post a review of each book on here, so don't let me wimp out!

I'm also going to leave my comfort zone as far as music is concerned. For the past few years I've been listening to the same music, or different variations there of. I used to find new music by journal jumping on LJ and checking out what friends of friends of friends were listening to. Sometimes I liked it, sometimes it was crap. I need to get out there more.

There some stuff I think I really need to sort out in my head, and I'm going to get on that instead of ignoring it the way I've been doing for the past year. I think moving in with my mom in February is really going to help me- not only with catching up with bills (which I really need), but separating myself from a situation that I needed to realize I'm not ready to deal with.

What is your plan for 2010? Is it personally based? Professionally? Educationally? Tell me.

ETA: I'm also resolving to make more pubic entries and to put myself more out there in communities. There. I said it.


Dec. 31st, 2009 02:38 am (UTC)
My number one priority this coming year is to help my dad quit smoking. He wants to, and so I'll be there along the way. It's not healthy for him, it's not healthy for me. He'll need a lot of encouragement so I'll be his right hand man (like always).

Personally, I don't know what resolution I want. I suppose I want to read more, and since I won't be in school this semester, I see this as being a realistic goal. Yes, I'll be working, but I won't have to worry about studying and tests, etc.

I too, like everyone else on the planet, want to eat healthier. Normally I do, but here recently I've been junking out myself. I just started drinking water instead of sodas/teas/juices which is a slow start, but a start nonetheless. But me eating healthier means leaving my food comfort zone. I'm an extremely picky eater, so here's hoping.

I also want to improve relationships this year. Romantically, friendship-based, and family wise. I went through a program back in November and it helped me out of my shell, and I want to stay out of it. So I'll be more open and a lot less mean, apparently I hide behind my meaness :P
Dec. 31st, 2009 03:08 am (UTC)
I love your icon. Sums up my life :P

Those all seem realistic. I'm trying to stick with things I can actually do myself. We can do the reading thing together, I always seem to do projects better when I have people that I communicate with.

It took a lot for me to break out of my shell, but I did it mostly through drinking and stupid mistakes. Sounds like you went about it a much healthier way. I also hide behind my snark and bitch attacks most of the time, but you get more of the tame me filtered through LJ. Go figure.
Dec. 31st, 2009 03:14 am (UTC)
My icon is from Top Gear, a British car show. :D It's love.

Well, I got a local library, so if you get books that we have there, we can read it together. Currently, I'm reading Dan Brown's newest book, The Lost Symbol. Only 509 pages.

I'm into drinking, since I'm underage, but that may change after I turn 21 (soon!). It all depends though. I'm not sure, it may not be me at all. I hide behind sarcasm as well. Twitter is the more "real" me. I cuss more, etc.
Dec. 31st, 2009 03:18 am (UTC)
why don't we pick one classic a month? That way it can be a book we'll know your library will have, and it's will expand upon our "education".
Dec. 31st, 2009 03:55 am (UTC)
Okay! Uhm. Please not Pride and Prejudice right away. I can't make it through that book for anything.
Dec. 31st, 2009 04:07 am (UTC)
already read it, so you have a free pass. Although, I want to read Pride and Prejudice and Zombies if you're up for it :D
Dec. 31st, 2009 04:08 am (UTC)
Me too!