Things not done

Yup.  2014 is over.  And these things still aren’t done.

Sometime around 2011 I started talking about blogging and getting better at all social media.  It took until 2013 before I got the blog up.  Literally “learn Twitter & Pintrest” has been on my to-do list for the last year.  Yup, still not done.

Just one of many lists it didn't get crossed off on.

Just one of many lists it didn’t get crossed off on.

In April a friend gave me a new binder just for all my recipes.  I started reorganizing them sometime last summer.  Yup, still not done.Recipes

In March I started a new strength routine.  I asked my fellow personal trainer what a reasonable goal would be.  He said to be able to jump half my body height and deadlift twice my body weight.  I wanted to be able to do a handstand and a muscle up. I was totally going to be able to post my accomplishments by 2015.  Yup, not quite there.

I got up to 5 reps of 185 lbs.    I can jump on that box if I sneak up on it and don't look it in the eye.

I got up to 5 reps of 185 lbs. I can jump on that box if I sneak up on it and don’t look it in the eye.

I’m sure there are more things I haven’t quite done.  But I was also going to write this blog post sooner…

The truth is that most things I end up feeling really proud of take a very long time.

Back in 2007 I was going to learn to cook.  It took about four years until I felt truly confident with all my cooking skills.  Now I’ve got more recipes than I can keep track of and I don’t even need them most of the time.

In 2004 I really wanted to like biking.  It took until 2008 before I became a bike commuter and it took 5 years before I started to really like it.  I biked through 5 winters with terror in tears.  Finally this winter I’m really ok with it.

So cheers to another year filled with things not quite done.  I know by now that just because I didn’t get it done doesn’t mean I won’t, and nothing is every really done.


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