Successes Sunday: Week 6 & 5 Things To Share

Whether you’re single or hitched, I hope y’all had a fabulous, love-filled Valentine’s Day!  Are your cupboards overflowing with chocolate?!  Cause ours are…  Dark chocolate and pretzel M&M’s, dark chocolate and cherry swirl Dove Promises, an assortment of Ghirardelli Intense dark chocolate squares, dark chocolate Lindor truffles…  A [dark] chocoholics dream 😉


Looking back on last week, I wasn’t very successful at accomplishing my goals.  I could blame it on having a busy schedule, a sick puppy, or our weekend getaway to NYC, but I know the real reason is simply that I didn’t put forth the effort…

“Every day do something that will inch you closer to a better tomorrow.”

“A pessimist sees the difficulty in every opportunity; an optimist sees the opportunity in every difficulty.”

“The future belongs to those who believe in the beauty of their dreams.”

“Do not let what you cannot do interfere with what you can do.”

“It is time for us all to stand and cheer for the doer, the achiever – the one who recognizes the challenge and does something about it.”

“The goal you set should be challenging enough to make you stretch, but not so far that you break.”

“Success is getting what you want, and happiness is wanting what you get.”

“Life has no limitations, except the ones you make.”

[quotes courtesy of Wellsphere]

I feel a little defeated and frustrated but last week is over and there are many more weeks left in 2012 for me to relish in success!  Since last week was nothing to boast or brag about and this post is 3 days late, I’m keeping it short, one-word answers…

Successes Sunday

1.  Listen to my body. 

-Attend at least 1 fitness class a week.  Nope. 

-Take time to rest when I am exhausted or sick.  Nope.

-Don’t sweat the small stuff.  Nope.

2.  Save money.

-Clip coupons.  Nope.

-Wait and shop sales.  Yup!

-Buy what I need, not what I want.  Yup!

3.  Train Charlie.

-To lay down.  Ehhh.

-To lay in his bed.  Ehhh.

-To immediately eat his food when he is fed.  Nope.

Last Week’s Goals

-To create a banner for LAB!  Nope.

-To organize our home office.  Nope.

-To go to the gym Tuesday and Wednesday morning before work.  Nope.  I did go to the gym, but it was after work.

-To bake a casserole, a quiche, or at least 1 new dish.  Nope.

-To thoroughly enjoy a weekend getaway with Ryan to NYC!  Yup!  We had an absolute blast and can’t wait to go back!

This Week’s Goals

Considering I didn’t have very much luck with last week’s goals, I think I’d like a second chance…  This week I WILL:

-Create a banner for LAB!

-Organize our home office.

-Bake a casserole, a quiche, or at least 1 new dish.


1.  LAB is now on Facebook…  You all should “Like It” cause I think you will!

2.  LAB is now using Twitter…  LAB has been tweeting like a twittering twat for the past few days!

3.  LAB is now using Formspring…  You ask and I’ll answer [two rules: be nice and keep it clean]!

4.  LAB was accepted into the BlogCatalog community!

5.  LAB was accepted into the HealthBlogger Network!

Daily Memorable Moments

January 14:  It was a day full of love, laughter, chocolate, and flowers!  Ryan and I had our big Valentine’s Day celebration over the weekend in NYC, so yesterday we kept it low-key…  We exchanged gifts [flowers for her, a movie for him] and saw “The Vow”!


January 15:  Cuddling on the couch with Charlie after a stressful day…

Question:  What’s your favorite brand or type of chocolate?

Question:  Have you seen “The Vow”?  Whatcha think?!



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3 responses to “Successes Sunday: Week 6 & 5 Things To Share

  1. Pingback: Successes Sunday: Week 7 & Drained | Life's a Bowl

  2. your ring is gooooooooooorgeous. and i love that nail polish color! 🙂

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