Thursday, October 3, 2013

October Goals!



I need to start by saying that October is my 2nd favorite moth of the year (right behind March which is obviously the best month).   Here are a few reasons why I love the month of October:
 
  • The weather in North Carolina is (usually) perfect in October.  Boots & scarves are encouraged and it is the ideal temperature to run outside at any point during the day
  • Leaves start to change!
  • Anything & everything pumpkin (except pumpkin spice latte because ew coffee)
  • NC State Fair!
  • This October is extra special because my life long best friend is getting married!
  • my fall break always seems to fall in October
  • October means basketball season is just around the corner
 
As I was thinking about my love for October it struck me that this year has gone by so fast.  What have I done this year?  2013 has been a big year for me (and will continue to be) and the changes I have made since January still surprise me everyday.  Time goes by fast and I have so many things I would love to accomplish.  Here are my October goals:
 
  • Paint a pumpkin for my house!  (something like this or even this)
  • run 3 miles without stopping - I have been working towards this goal for a while and I am so close I can taste it.
  • step up my diet & exercise! I am also really close to my next goal weight. 
  • have at least 3 blog posts a week
  • complain less & be more thankful
  • spend more time in God's word and work on my relationship with him
  • Improve my French! (blog post on this will be next, I promise!)
  • embrace everything in school that I can since it is my last October in undergrad
 
What are your goals that you have for this month or even to finish out 2013 strong?
 
-Mary Beth
 
ps Happy Mean Girls Day to All!

2 comments:

  1. I really want to paint a pumpkin as well...I was thinking about putting ribbons around it. Not sure yet. And I agree about the weather being so amazing in October...except for this week, what's up with that?!?

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  2. Thanks for stopping by my blog ma'am! So excited to follow along with yours. Being friends with Ashley is the best, so we already have that in common ;)

    I think painting a pumpkin is what I'll end up doing this year because Caleb and I live in an apartment on the 2nd floor with a tiny back deck! Not much room to carve...unless we do it inside. Either way, I love your goals!! GO YOU on running 3 miles straight!! That is impressive!!

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