It is finally 2017 and 2016 feels like a blur. Before the year starts to get busy, I want to just take the time to write out some goals.
I aim to make time to write more. Even if it is just 15 minutes a day. It is something that I enjoy doing and I want to do more of it.
I aim to finish creative projects. I am pretty good at starting them, but then things happen and I have to pack them up and then I have to fight for the time to finish them again. Sometimes it is all too hard to continue.
I aim to grow stronger. Last year I made a start with a personal trainer to build my strength up. It was amazing how much difference it made to day-to-day tasks when handling Nicholas. The ability to just pick him up was liberating. Since then I have ruptured a disc in my neck and then have bruised my coccyx when I fell on it during Rollerskating.
I aim to read with more purpose. Our society reads more than any other generation with social media, but how often do we read with purpose?
I am to spend more time with my friends. Having a child with a disability can be socially isolating. It is hard to get "time out" at home when caring for him, so often I choose a quiet afternoon over socialising. Friendships suffer as a result.
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