Welcome 2011….

1 Jan

Happy New Year!  I hope you had a great New Year’s Eve celebration last night.  We had a low key evening here.  We were both asleep before the ball dropped!

2010 was full of adventures:

  • We went on our honeymoon to Mexico in March
  • Traveled with my Clemson MBA class to China for 2 weeks in May
  • Traveled to Nags Head with my family for a week at the beach
  • Went to Myrtle Beach with Tony’s coworkers for a long weekend
  • Spent a few days in Hilton Head with Tony’s family
  • Traveled through the mid-Atlantic for Tony’s fellowship interviews
  • Went to Clemson football games, the ACC Championship and a few Penguin games in Pittsburgh!
  • Found out that we will be moving to Cincinnati next summer
  • Spent Thanksgiving with Tony’s family and then with mine
  • I graduated from Clemson with my MBA
  • I spent Christmas in PA while Tony came back and worked
  • Relaxed on the last day of the year!

2011 is shaping up to be just as eventful!  I am not the type to set New Years Resolutions but I want to set some goals for the year.  I am hoping that this blog will help me achieve them.

2011 Goals:

  • Start and FINISH the Couch to 5K program.  I attempted this a few times last year but never made it all the way through
  • Run a 5k
  • Eat healthier, more at home and not at restaurants!
  • Find a job in Cincinnati
  • Exercise 5 times a week
  • Expand my blogging network

I got this magnet for Christmas and look at it everyday.  It will remind me of these goals and that I need to try my best to achieve them!

I would like to try and update you with a post at least every other day if not everyday.  Life has been busy this last month and I hope it slows down a little so that I can have time to share my daily adventures with you!  I started today by changing the theme.  I felt that the old theme was just too plain.  What do you think about the new theme?  What else would you like to see on the blog?

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Do you make resolutions or goals for the new year?

–This is my first year for a set of goals!

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4 Responses to “Welcome 2011….”

  1. Elizabeth January 1, 2011 at 7:28 pm #

    What 5K do you want to do? Kirsten and I could do it with you..

    • Sheena January 2, 2011 at 10:17 am #

      I don’t have one picked out yet. I am going to work on an exercise plan today and should be able to decide when I will be ready to run on. Maybe in late March or early April?

  2. Roberta Conner January 1, 2011 at 7:56 pm #

    I noticed your new theme right away!!! That’s a great set of goals you have. My cousin started running a few years ago and has completed a couple half marathons at age 41!!! I think it’s great that you’ve set one of your goals as running a 5k—baby steps. I also need to exercise on a REGULAR basis. I used to all the time, but since Quinn has gotten older I’m finding it more challenging. I need to get back at it though. I’ve added 20# on in the last 2 years and it needs to go!!!! Good luck. And keep us updated. I love your blog and read every one you’ve posted!!!

    • Sheena January 2, 2011 at 10:19 am #

      Thanks! I hope I can achieve these goals. I didn’t want to post any that were to lofty. I think that if I can achieve them, I will have a great year! I am completely with you on the having time to exercise. It is hard for me and I don’t even have any kids. Hope you are doing well.

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