8/12/2015

Is there anyone else out there who is astonished and slightly disturbed that we are mid way through the 8th month of the year. I have a draft lingering where I started to write about what I have achieved thus far. When I started to look at my post on the resolutions I made, they were so vague it took me a while to decipher what I was originally thinking. Yes I confuse myself a lot of times.

I don’t feel like I have achieved much this year. I feel like I have been dragging my feet, waiting for a miracle to happen. I have let my emotions take me over and I am assuming that life will be forgiving. Which happens NEVER! No one is ever forgiven. Life goes on and if you snooze you loose.

So perhaps with 4 months remaining, I could put some definition into my resolutions. Some thing more tangible?

Health: I am running a 5K in less than two weeks. Running was the challenge I picked up this year. Next year I want to either do the sprint marathon or do the liberty swim.

Attitude: I wanted to learn how to let go. Take emotion out of situations, make the right decisions. Yeah, still working on that.

Society: It was all about making more personal connections. Less social media, more face to face. It has been quite a ride. We have been hosting people, making an effort to travel to weddings, bridal showers, baby showers, birthdays, house warming, hosting some more. And if you are feeling the penny pinch, time pinch and rest pinch trust me so are we. I think it is so much easier to say congrats online than to travel, buy a gift and put on a big smile and endure the torture of small talk. But we have done it for our friends and family and people we love and for the good of the future generations.

Discipline: This continues to be a work in progress.

Priorities: It is like telling this girl friend who pings you after 3 months to grab a coffee with you that sorry I can’t meet you as I have a pilates class for exactly that evening slot that your friend has the time to meet you for coffee. I haven’t wrapped my head around this one. Having said that I have met people who have left a dinner table at 8 pm as they have early mornings due to triathlon training, friends that gave up on toxic relationships as they were a hindrance in their career paths. People do things to survive, thrive and prosper. And I find nothing wrong with that.

Less than 4 months to go, I hope it brings about some positive changes. I am so ready for a break in my life.

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Filed under Decisions, Determination, Disappointments, Emotions, Expectations, Friends, Goal, Life, Resolutions

4 responses to “8/12/2015

  1. SA

    I agree that time flies so fast. There is comfort also somewhere that life is moving on, albeit too fast for my liking. Life is moving!!!

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  2. Moushumi Ghosh

    Oh the year has passed me by too! I didn’t make any resolutions in a traditional manner but I had a few plans. I feel like making plans is like trying to walk on a path while something or the other is constantly pushing me off the path. Now, I have fallen off the path yet again. I want to be able to do something in the last few months.

    All the best for your training! My brother is training for a marathon too. Bloody tough if you are working as well.

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