March 2012 is going to be about two things: family and fitness.
1. Fitness. I’m running again – but I’m a better runner when I work out rather than just go all Forrest Gump. So I’m back to “dating” my Nike Training Club app and am eyeing Insanity again, even though it freaked me out last time I dallied with it. I absolutely love Twitter for the access to motivation, reminders, and information it provides. I will be dusting off my active-tweeps and runner lists and drawing on the amazing people I “know” from Twitter who make it seem so easy.
2. Family. We have never charted epic March Breaks. We’re too cheap to travel at such a peak time. Instead, we whip the kids into a frenzy about everyday adventures. We give them each a pad of sticky notes and they get to write their ideas down as to what they think would be fun to do. Last year’s list included a sundae-eating contest, Wii tournament, movie marathon, bowling, sleeping in the tent in the basement, attempting to tape a kid to a wall, and Nerf battle. As we did things, we checked them off. The week ended with them thinking of what they wanted to do next year. Guess we’ve started a tradition.
Not the loftiest of goals, but in my constant quest to feel like I’m not wasting a moment of this short and precious gift of life we’re given, I feel like I have the right stuff in my sights.