Saturday, December 31, 2011

Reflections of 2011 and Goals for 2012

There is so much to reflect on for 2011 that I am not sure where I want to start at. I met so many different goals that it was hard to believe that so many of my dreams came true.

A few goals of mine that were met in 2011: 

*I moved from my home town (nice big home) to a town that was nearby but that I was not expecting to move to as well as an apartment. Leaving this home was very hard for me because I great up there, but I knew it was best for Brian and I as well as my relationships to move.

*I overcame some very difficult friendships that I have not spoken about much on here, but were very difficult for me to deal with.

*I ran 4 half marathons- 2 of these half marathons were in the same month 2 weeks apart and then the other two were spread apart.
*After we moved to our new place only a 1 1/2 months later I received a job. I had been trying to find a job for over 2 years and all God wanted me to do was move to a new place. I was offered the 2nd grade position and LOVE IT! I only have 12 kids and I could not ask God for anything better.

*All of my family is still happy and healthy.

*Brian has been doing great in his job and his getting a ton of high lifting compliments.

Those are only a few goals that were met during 2011. 

Goals for 2012
1. Run a Full Marathon (not sure exactly where yet). 

2. Find some Professional Development hours that I can go too for school! 

3. Loose around 10 pounds. 
I know I know, I am not the typical person to say that I want to loose weight, but I would like to get down to the 115-120 range. Now I am not dead set on this goal, but I would like to try and make it happen. 

4. Strive to be the best teacher that I can be and learn from other teachers as I teach. 

A experiment that I did making clay dirt. 
5. Earn the money to be able to buy a home by November/December. 

6. Become more involved in my church. 
Brian and I started going to a new church this past year and I have wanted to become more involved, but between starting my first year of teaching and moving it has been hard to get involved with things. 

7. Plan our my schedule at least every 3 weeks, 3 weeks in advance. 
This really helped me 3 weeks before Christmas break, so I am going to try and stick with that.

These are my goals for 2012-2013 and I am so excited to try and meet these goals and hopefully set some new ones as I go through the year. Hopefully if I can I want to try and run one or two half marathons in the process of training for my full marathon. That is my main goal other than striving to be a great teacher this year. 

I hope everybody else had a great 2011 year and an even better 2012 year! 

Question: What are some of your goals for 2012-2013? 


Megan said...

You accomplished many things in 2011. I know 2012 will be great for you!

The thin seeker said...

Love your goals / resolutions that you have set for 2012. I too want to become more involved within my church community and give back a bit.

Suz and Allan said...

I have some really similar goals for 2012 for myself. Hopefully we will both accomplish those and more!