2018 Seems to be flying by, it definitely feels as though the earth is moving far faster than I am able to handle. I survived my final month at my now previous school. It was a challenging year and too close to be able to find any good in what I endured for the year. I have very little turnaround time before starting my new position next monday. While a bit of a whirlwind, I am eager for the change.
Run more miles than 2017 (164.5 / 1,043)
Still a relatively low mileage month. Between the hotter days and finishing out the school year, I only managed 52.58 miles. If I were to combine swimming, biking & running, I had a pretty successful month. (113 miles) I don’t know how long distance triathletes do it, I can barely find the time for this spring!
Pay off all debt. (starting amount: 6,176.09) current amount: $1,760
A solid solid month. I somehow squeaked out 1,162 in debt payments. At the end of each month, whatever is left in my checking account gets dumped into one my credit cards. This is in addition to the already snowballed amounts. While not a consistent strategy, I notice at the end of each month being even more conscientious of my spending so that I have more to roll into debt. I will be officially debt free by the end of June!
Read 52 Books (22/52)
It was a slow start for all the reading, I was dabbling in a few books at once and it took a bit until I finally made progress in any of them.
- Eleanor Oliphant is completely fine
- Nakano Thrift Shop
- What We lose
- Young Radicals
(someday I might wright little blurbs about the books, but sorry, not today!)
Volunteer 100 Hours (24/100)
We wrapped up with girls on the run during the first few weeks of May. Our 5k was fun, although since it was just a GOTR event, there was very little running that occured. I am working this summer, so I won’t have loads of free time, but I am planning on volunteering at a local triathlon & hopefully a few other opportunities over the next few weeks.
Complete 12 things off my bucketlist.
This has been a common goal for many years, what is different is that I’ve already identified 10 to accomplish in 2018.
- Complete a Sprint Tri
- rock climb outdoors
- 18 holes of golf (i’ve done 9 holes several times)
- run a 4:30 marathon
- run a sub 2 hr half
- complete the San Diego Triple Crown
- Volunteer with the Girl Scout.
- Learn to Drive Standard
- Change my own oil
- Solve a rubix cube
We are in Sprint Tri Month! We’ll see how it all goes & then after Chicago Marathon training, I’ll likely pick up Tri training again during the fall/ winter months. No other progress has been made just yet, but theres still time for these!