February just flew past. I set myself up with 5 goals and now I am going to share with you how I got on.
Here is what I wanted to achieve that month:
No.1 - Celebrate. Like I just said, I have a few birthdays lined up that need to be celebrated. So there will be plenty cake eating and swigging from the bottle to do.
Well. Celebrating during February was far too easy. Let’s just say there was a lot of laughter and a lot of liquor. E had a great birthday surrounded with friends and empty gin bottles. It was such a great month of parties.
No.2 - Health Check. This month I have a few appointments lined up for some woman related health issues. Nothing to worry about, but it is that time again to get up on a table and show a stranger your vagina all in the name of your health. I am also considering changing contraceptive, so I need to talk to my Doctor about that too.
I have my M.O.T booked in for the 6th and it is so vital to attend all of these appointments – I had to cancel the original appointment because I woke up that morning to my period arriving two weeks early. Typical.
No. 3 - Eat well. My weight has always bothered me, but I really want to focus on eating better. I find it really easy to go off the straight path and find myself in a bakery eating frosting with my index finger. So I am going to focus on meal planning, prepping and documenting my food daily. I did this before and it worked. Why did I stop?
I have been eating slightly better, but not a huge change. I have to do more meal planning, but I my plans with friends and E tend to be quite spontaneous so I always find myself eating out a lot.
No.4 - Reach Out. I am feeling so much more confident with my Blog that I feel like it is time to be brave and reach out to some of the brands and bloggers that I would love to work with. I am not 100% sure how I am going to do this, but I will work it out. I just need to get the message out there that The Lipstick Daily is here.
So. I did it. I reached out a bit more and a couple of big fishes have bitten. I have worked alongside one brand and another sent me products that I was eyeing up. I was over the moon. I also reached out in another way. I finally launched my first Vlog over on YouTube, reaching out to potential new readers. I was always nervous about doing it and now that I have done it, I regret not doing it sooner. But hey, at least I have done it now.
No. 5 – Career. I am 27 years old and I feel like I constantly need to question my career. Whether that is: am I in the right job? Should I be more successful than this? Am I using my Degree? I just have moments when I am truly happy and then I have a minor freak out. I just need to focus on one thing at a time and realize that my career might jump around until I find the right job. Vera Wang didn’t design her first dress until she was 40 years old after all. Why do I need to rush? I always put so much pressure on myself. So I am going to make a career plan. Hopefully.
I have always struggled with this. When I wrote this in my February Goals I knew that I probably wouldn’t do it because I still don’t know. What am I meant to be when I grow up? Do I need to grow up? Why can’t I just be Peter Pan?
Did you set yourself goals for February?
If so, share your goals below and whether or not you achieved them.
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