Commitment Issues

11 Aug

I have commitment issues.

Case(s) in point:

I buy a new duvet cover. I enjoy it for a few days and then I realize; This duvet cover is tying me to this robin egg’s blue/orange/yellow/lime green/pink color scheme! What if I wanted to add Navy Blue  into this scheme? Impossible. I need a new duvet cover.

 I intend to bake a delicious pastry. I get out all the ingredients and even tie up an adorable apron. Recipe. Ingredients. EXACT measurements. This is too much pressure! I opt for a bowl of cereal instead.

I am going to be a body builder (I really thought this…). No, a photographer. I’m going to start a social media firm. I’m going to make A LOT of money and become a famous makeup artist! I am going to build an empire on lash extensions. I’m in love. No, I’m not. I’m going to homeschool Carter. I’m going to travel the world with just a backpack. I’m going to buy a house and start a farm. I’m going to the big city and living metro in a high-rise condo. I am going to start a day spa. I am going to run a marathon! Heck, I’m going to do an Ironman triatholon! I might marry this guy. No, I won’t. I’m going to wake up every morning and do thirty minutes of yoga every day. I am going to pray every morning and every night. I am going to read a book a week.

 I am going to blog every day.

Hey! I have fulfilled my commitment of blogging kind of consistently for one entire month!

Yes! Today is my 1-monthiversary!

In honor of this magnificent day of devotion, I am doing a giveaway if I can actually part with my beloved prize! You can win a $20 gift certificate to Rice Fusion Cuisine (featured on my blog here)!

*This prize is ideal for those who live in the Wasatch Valley or those who travel or will travel to Salt Lake City within the next 4 months.

In order to qualify for the giveaway, comment in the section below with your greatest commitment. If you share this link on Facebook or Twitter, comment below with the link to your post! You can enter up to three times this way! Oh, and we need a certain number of posts to get this giveaway going- let’s say 32, since it’s been 32 days since my first post- so share away! The winner will be selected randomly. Winner will be announced next week, Wednesday, August 17th.

And by the way, my greatest commitment is a great one. It’s this little guy.

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4 Responses to “Commitment Issues”

  1. Timm Summ August 11, 2011 at 7:54 pm #

    “Stay committed to your decisions, but stay flexible in your approach.” ~ Tom Robbins

    I wish I could have come up with something as profound as this but it truely is reflects whats in my heart. We’re in the same boat Carly just a differnt ocean. I find that I can commit to others but not myself. I’m a man of my word but breaking it is so easy when it comes to presonal commitments. I think you’re a wise woman to discover this now in your 20’s.

    Timm Summ

  2. Antonina August 12, 2011 at 6:37 am #

    I got married to a man whose gone 67% percent of the year 🙂

  3. Melissa Reese August 16, 2011 at 3:10 pm #

    Carly,
    Having read through your blog I commend you! Life is full of so many commitments. Making the choice what we commit to most is what is the most important. I would to say that my most important commitments are my family, My awesome husband and two great kids. Don’t tell her but when she start first grade on Monday I am gonna miss her like mad.

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