Personal Narrative: My Short-Term Goals

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Since my admission into grade school, I have always set myself a standard to which I strive to adhere to. Whenever I set a goal, I work diligently until I accomplish it. This standard now applies to my current short and long-term goals.
I’ve had numerous short-term goals that have affected my personal life. However, my most recent goal of this caliber deals with my health. During my early years of high school, I never made sensible diet decisions. My daily snack consisted of a bag of Hot Funyuns, a Dr. Pepper, and a bag of the generic brand beef jerky. I realized that I couldn’t keep living this way for the rest of my life, so I made it my mission to better my health and acquire a physique of which I could be proud. I chose to revamp my entire
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Presently, my short-term goal is that I would like to once again attend UIL State in my academic event of Number Sense. Every school day from 7:00 to 8:00 and then from 3:00 to 5:00, I would practice number sense with my gritty coach. Memorizing my squares and cubes up to 35, and memorizing factoring formulas seemed tedious and mundane work when I was 14. But, as I continued to practice, my scores steadily increased to the point where attending UIL State a second time could be a reality for me. Overall, my knowledge in the subject of mathematics increased exponentially.
My oldest and my most difficult goal to achieve has to be my desire of one day becoming a pediatrician. I want to make sure that every child has the opportunity to live on this Earth as happily as possible, so helping them treat what ails them seemed like the perfect way to achieve this. Ever since this thought crossed my mind, I have been whole-heartedly dedicated to my education. I’ve studied countless hours, taken numerous college level courses, involved myself with extracurricular activities, and maintained a 4.0 GPA all with my future goal serving as the fuel that ignites every act I perform in high
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