It was such a beautiful night - I went to an amazing party literally right behind the Harbour Bridge! When the fireworks went off I was in awe - they were so close (and SO loud!)it was just the most wonderful experience! It was a fancy cocktail party and they had a swing band!!!! Now anyone who knows me, knows that it doesn't get no better than a swing band for me! I even got to dance with a professional dancer and he spun and twirled me till I was dizzy and nauseous (I have the open bar to thank for that..)
It was a truly beautiful night with my man and I am so thankful for the opportunity.
At the stroke of 12 though when I kissed said man, I got to thinking - it's a new year and perhaps I should have some new things to work towards. The concept of a 'resolution' is also tied to 'never seems to happen' so I think I shall simply call them..
My 2012 Goals:
1. Distinctions in ALL of my uni. subjects - whatever they may be or wherever I may take them. I have to stop being lazy and push myself harder. I know what I am capable of and instead of being constantly disappointed in my results, I am going to work harder and be happier.
2. Learn to speak Spanish somewhat fluently - It's such a beautiful language and I feel strangely connected to it. I want to expand my horizons and hopefully it'll come in handy for my Europe 2012/2013 holiday!
3. Read at least one book a month - excluding 'required reading' texts. My required reading texts last semester really got me down, some were quite excruciating to read and I let that deter me from one of my greatest loves. I shall not let that happen again; I am much happier if I have a book I'm currently reading.
***4. Emotional fortitude - I forgot about this bad boy. See my earlier post, Puss.. In Boots, to clarify this point. I think this one is very likely to succeed!
This is all I have so far and they seem manageable. I am excited to push myself to achieve something. 2011 was a very horrible for me - I lost so many people that I love and to make sure I don't drown in my misery as I mark the tragic one year anniversary for my loved ones, I will keep my eyes on the prize and focus on being healthy, happy and successful.
I wish all the best to you all and remember..
I have sometimes been wildly, despairingly, acutely miserable, but through it all I still know quite certainly that just to be alive is a grand thing.