Day 11,386 :: A New Beginning

Well it is the last day of 2008 and what a crazy year this has been. I have left my job at Gravityfree and started my own business in web development called Igzactly Development. I may be partnering up with one of my clients with a program I am developing within 2009. My brother got married, I’m still living in Florida and loving it, Still struggling to keep a budget and not go under but lucky enough to not have been impacted too much by the economic downturn of this past year. I now have a turtle as well as a cat, I have become a “Mac” only user and have been PC free for month! I own an iPhone, no longer have a 2005 PT as the lease ran out but now own a 95 Chrysler LXI. I have my own office. Still hate the cold. Working with a trainer to get a handle on my weight and overall health. I no longer eat pork. I made more money this year then I ever have. My best friend had a beautiful baby girl and have a second one cooking in the oven. I own a PS3 and am a master at GH/Rock Band.

Overall this past year has been fruitful, hectic and interesting. I look forward to next year and predict myself advancing much further in my career. And to do this I am going to lay out some of my new years resolutions here.

  • Save enough money to put a down payment on a wedding in 2010
  • Shave Everyday
  • Loose 100 pounds
  • Write at least once a week in this blog
  • Build miahandines.com
  • Make at least 2 small web based games (hangman, choose your own adventure, madlibs, etc.)
  • Write at least 1 article a month on a technical subject.

This is a small list but I don’t want to overwhelm myself. I need to feel as though I accomplished something this time next year 🙂

I will also make a category for each goal and try to keep updates on my progress for each. Lets see if by this time next year I have done everything!! The game is on!

– Miah


“We will open the book. Its pages are blank. We are going to put words on them ourselves. The book is called Opportunity and its first chapter is New Year’s Day.” – Edith Lovejoy Pierce

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