the boy and i, and our sad attempt at a sparkler heart
Over here, Leah mentioned that her dad posed two questions:
What is different for you from one year ago?
How do you want to be different one year from now?
I love it, so I'm stealing it!
At first thought, it doesn't seem like much is different for me from one year ago. But when I started thinking a little harder, I realized that quite a few things have changed.
I've now spent a whole year living with a boy after never living with a boy before (okay, I had a male housemate, but he's my best friend and doesn't count for these purposes.). I've also now been in a serious relationship for almost two years, the longest for me.
I have a Master's degree, where I didn't have one a year ago.
I have a "grown-up" job, meaning I am working in the field for which I went to school for an eternity.
As for how I want to be different one year from now, I think my answers are probably pretty cliche.
I want to have more money saved.
I want to feel healthier.
And I want to have a successful etsy shop. This is one of my goals for 2011: to open an etsy store. I really want this to work out, and I'm going to work hard toward this goal.
I actually have 11 goals for 2011. I feel like if I call them resolutions, I am setting myself up for failure. I'll be back soon, with my little list of goals, and perhaps a peek at a journal to keep track of my goals.