As I believe I've mentioned before, I am doing monthly goals rather than a year long one New Year's resolution. I think I will be more likely to finish it then. I will be doing one year long goal again, which will be the same as last year's; to read 75 books and document them. I have decided what I want January 2011's goal to be. I want to:
Write (1) hour daily and body movement (2) times a week.
Writing for one hour each day will not include blogging, but writing either for professional reasons or writing to hone my craft, so to speak. I want to get exercise in that gets my body moving. Right now I'm not looking so much for aerobic exercise; for one reason I can't physically do it. Some ideas for body movement include: cleaning on days I'm able to, riding the stationary bike for up to (5) minutes, yoga, walking Wal-Mart with my cane instead of a scooter...the list goes on. I want to build my body up stronger in this upcoming month. If you remember, yoga is easy for me and probably a lot of EDSers because we are so stretchy.
I want to write for an hour each day because I really want to start doing a little big of freelance writing. One of the ladies I really look up to, Linda Lowen, the guide for About.com's Women Issue's site is a writer. I think it is important for each writer to have someone she or he looks up to as a writer. I look up to JK Rowling, but Linda is much more approachable than JK Rowling.
I'm afraid that if I don't start writing then I'll lose some of the abilities I currently have. By the way, please do not judge my writing abilities by my recent posts. I am in an EDS, fibro, and ME/CFS flare and I think it is incredible I can so much as string a sentence together right now.
I really think the goal of getting movement in is better than a goal of say "I'm gonna lose weight this year." That is too vague and it is a lofty goal if one expects to keep losing weight the entire year long. Well I do believe I'm going to end this now. If I don't write again by then, Happy New Year.