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28 June 2011
In my free time @ 7:56 PM

I've had lots of down-time on this trip to do some internet surfing (like the good ole days) and I've come across a TON of great stuff, mostly pertaining to getting your life in order and being happy.

Some of it has really changed my perspective.

All of it has made me realize that I need to start taking steps to being happy and being in control of my life and what I want to do. I'm already busy but I always feel like I'm busy with the wrong things. So, I guess it's time to weed out what I do and don't need to be doing and come up with how my life should (as of right now) be.

I will start with things I am currently doing (when I am not in Europe, of course) and not liking:
Being lazy
Not liking my body
Eating unhealthy foods
Not cleaning up after myself (most of the time)
Spending frivolously
Not having a job
Not exercising enough
Making excuses
Living in an unfinished room
Ignoring my regimen
Eating dairy

God, that was negative.

I will now list my goals for myself (not long or short-term, just goals):
Eliminate dairy all together (lactose-intolerant, duh)
Follow my exercise regimen
Follow my health regimen
Keep my room clean
Make money
Finish my room
Landscape my yard (so I have a place to meditate and get rid of tan lines!)
Learn to love doing dishes
Market my photography services
Finish my manuscript (JUST DO IT!!!!!)
Figure out what my next steps will be

I cannot stress how many times I make lists like these, but something always leads to another excuse and stuff just doesn't get done. I always don't have this or can't do that, but I will no longer accept those things.

I get back from Europe on Friday night and on Monday (I give myself the weekend to recover), I will start the day having a pedicure with my best friend and I will begin to turn my life around. I cannot expect to go to college (why don't I want to, all of a sudden?) being this scatter-brained. Things have got to change, for the better.

I digress, all in good time.

the real deal
"I do what I can wherever I end up, to keep giving my good love, and spreading it around"

Amelia Bartlett, 18; performer, creator, student, optimist. Open-minded and looking to expand.
keep love alive.