Sunday, February 5, 2012

Resolution Follow Up - Week #5

Some of the resolutions were weekly so here is how I am doing so far after five weeks.

Health Category:
  • Take a yoga class - once a week

I didn't make it this week. First week back at school and I had to move my studio office back into my apartment. Something needed to get sacrificed. I did make it to the gym 3 times this week, so all is not lost. I will make better plans for next week.

  • Eat a prepared meal - once a week - that I have not eaten before (counts if it is at a sit down restaurant)

Well, it wasn't an epic meal, but I did purchase pork loin and cooked it in the oven. I got down the Better Homes red and white cookbook and looked up how long I should cook it. It is a step in the right direction at least. Next time, I will add flavor!

Reading Category:
  • 25 Books (50 for the year) and 25% of books on the BBC list of Must Read Books
  • Running total: 9/25 Books (2/6 of the BBC books)
"Women, Work & the Art of Savoir Faire: Business Sense & Sensibility" by Mireille Guiliano was a random choice when I needed something to read, but turned out to be a really interesting read with a lot of good advice, tips and tricks. I highly recommend it.

"The Great Gatsby" by F. Scott Fitzgerald was "meh" at best. Read the whole thing in one day. Wasn't impressed. It was a very pedestrian story with very fancy language. I enjoyed his prose, but the characters and plot were "meh."

On deck for next week: "Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy" by Douglas Adams and "Lunatics" by Dave Barry

Thus concludes my fourth week's update on my Resolutions for 2012. See you again next week!

1 comment:

Michael Strangeways said...


You read it too fast...Gatsby is a novel to be sipped, not gulped. It's emotion and feeling; not action and plot.

I get in huge trouble with people for saying it, but to me, Gatsby is a closeted gay man. It's painfully obvious (to me) when you read the subtext.