Resolutions (now that January 2007 is dead and buried)

It was a quick month, not a lot of time to get things done; did others notice that (I know girliejones and artist_writer did)?

So what did I do towards my goals through my almost 100% ill in January month then?

Health:

Water consumption (in litres):

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70 / 730
(9.6%)

Why did nobody tell me how stupid this was to keep a track of? I think I’m about five litres off my goal but that’s pretty impressive methinks. I’m not going to have this as a shiny thing anymore but will continue with it as a resolution.

Weight loss (in kilos):

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0 / 6
(0.0%)

I know eneit is right about the weight loss/muscle gain ratio but I haven’t done any exercise (see illness) and so this is not doing anything, in either direction.

Exercise (twice a week):

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1 / 104
(1.0%)

Only a 103 left to do? Wow, that’s cool! *looks sarcastic*

Life:

Move home:
I’m mentioning this because we nearly did, two doors down no less… *smirks*. The wife is looking for a job that she’s pretty keen on getting (wish her luck) and so this may set up a natural move… more to come.

Meet 5 people on flist:

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0 / 5
(0.0%)

Give me a chance people!

Literature:

Books read:

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3 / 52
(5.8%)

I’m off, I’m two behind but I’m actually reading one at the mo that should be finished soon…

Dickens books:

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0 / 4
(0.0%)

None of them were by Dickens, no. I seem to have a number issue here as I wrote five to read last month but I have, of course, read one of them, that was last year.

Writing:

Short Stories:

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2 / 12
(16.7%)

This is looking pretty damn impressive, only four days into the second month and two are already written with another in planning stage; go me! *does a little dance*

ASif reviews:

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1 / 12
(8.3%)

On schedule.

SF Reader reviews:

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1 / 12
(8.3%)

On schedule.

Edit book:
I came bloody nowhere in the 3-Day Novel competition and so a decision has to be made here.

Find publisher for In Bad Dreams:
Well many of you have heard about the manic couple of days we had putting together a draft first copy of the book and now we are sat with fingers crossed.

Start publishing company:
The business plan has been sent in for proposal and I have been given a four week maximum response date (that’s only three weeks left)

Not looking bad actually, if you take the health bit out, but hey, can’t have everything!

EDIT:

I forgot the two extras didn’t I?

Films seen:

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6 / 52
(11.5%)

This is going along as it should, the good thing is that the resolution is forcing me to watch stuff and that can only be a good thing!

Worthy link of the week:

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4 / 52
(7.7%)

I’m not 100% here but I think it’s four, I’m one behind, I must remedy that!

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About Mark S. Deniz

English teacher, writer, editor, publisher, reviewer and blogger. Founder of publishing company, Morrigan Books and imprint, Gilgamesh Press and editor-in-chief for review site, Beyond Fiction. Also cycles, plays floorball, listens to lots and lots of music, reads a ton of books and tries to fit in some TV, film and writing too. View all posts by Mark S. Deniz

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