Wednesday, January 07, 2009

Resolutions and all that

So as usual my new year's resolutions include the perennial favourites of getting fitter and losing more weight and I read a great article about failing a bit better each year which I thought was a more positive way of looking at things if you try but don't necessary reach your goal: http://www.guardian.co.uk/lifeandstyle/2009/jan/06/healthandwellbeing

But to that end I have set myself a goal which is to run a half marathon and I've just entered the ballot for the 2009 Great North Run - eek! The draw is done next week so I won't find out until the week after whether I've got a place or not. But even if I don't get a place I will enter another half marathon and I shall be raising money for Cancer Research UK. I'll keep you posted on whether or not I get a place....

My other resolutions, if you're interested, are:
1) Run a half marathon
2) Lose a dress size (hopefully resolution 1 aids the progress of resolution 2)
3) Go somewhere hot on holiday (got to have a nice one in there!)
4) Read more classic books that I should have read by now and not always just re-read Harry Potter and Jilly Cooper whenever I reach a reading impasse
5) Start a pension (if after some research I find out that's actually worth doing anymore)

Anybody else got anything they want to achieve in 2009?
Love Kate xxxx

3 comments:

oreneta said...

Kate, while it is hardly hot here now...you would be welcome to visit us in BCN if that fit the bill.....

katemcnabb said...

Ooo that would be great! And would definitely be warmer than here :)

Helen said...

Admirable - and on day 4 of my resolutions I have got up and done half an hour of exercise every day and cut back on the carbs in the aunt/mother of the groom/bride diet. See if it lasts 4 weeks, 4 n=months....