Monday, February 3, 2014

In January...

Move over January- and welcome February- aka my birthday month! T-minus 10 days until I'll be feeling 22!
January seriously flew by.  But at the same time, I feel like it was the slowest month ever.  When I think about it, I haven't even been back in school for an entire month yet but it feels like it's been literally forever.  Usually January doesn't have much for "exciting things that happen" but this January has treated me pretty well!
In January, I started dating the sweetest guy I know. I'm pretty lucky to say the least.

In January, I was able to see my brother not one, but two times! Treasuring any time I get with him.

In January, I started student teaching the most adorable 3-5 year old kiddos.  It's been a month of crazy with them, but they never fail to make me laugh.

Not so bad for a January, am I right??

As for my January goals I made- (you can view the post here)- I tried really hard to stick to them, sort of.  Many times my laziness or "but today I just really need chocolate" excuses got the best of me.

Goals for January of 2014:
{one} Be intentional about thinking positive/turning a negative into a positive
I did really well with this one.  Many times my "negative" was about school so I would try to turn that around real fast.  I'd like to say I kept a pretty positive attitude this month!

{two} Spend more time in the Word and in prayer
I'll admit, I started out really well with this one, reading my Jesus Calling devotional daily, but life got in the way.  Terrible excuse, I know, but it happens.  

{three} go to the gym AT LEAST 3 times a week (this will be tough...)
So I didn't go 3 times a week every week, but it did happen some.  I want to try and stick to this goal for February as well.

{four} limit my sugar intake (only eat dessert 2-3 times a week) (again...another tough one..) bad.  Definitely did NOT happen.  Even my roommate and I tried to make a pact to eat healthier, but I'm pretty sure we broke it the first day. 

{five} write encouraging notes to friends who need it!
Accomplished this goal! I wasn't the only one with stresses from school, so writing encouraging notes to friends was a must.  

Enjoy the start to your week! 


  1. Ahhhh its almost both of our birthday! I'll be 22 as well! Mine is the 12th of this month. :)

    1. Yay for turning 22!! My birthday is on the 13th...Happy early birthday!! Hope you have lots of fun celebrating :)

  2. Ohhhhh he's cute! Good pick, girl. :) I sent you a note...but I think it went to your house! So hopefully you get that eventually. And a birthday soon? Hmmm, might need to send you a gift! xo

    1. Isn't he??! And yes my mom said that I had a letter so I bet it's yours! I can't wait to read it- I love snail mail!! Yes on Thursday it's my birthday!! :)