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End of the Year Resolution Update!

Last year I made a few resolutions.  As expected I failed miserably (again).

-HAVE A BABY - This is my number one goal, but one that I have pretty much no control over.
  • I gave up on this one.  But that is okay, because sometimes you have to let go to move on.
-Lose 10 lbs
  • I actually did lose 5-10 lbs this year.  But then I gained it all back... and then some I think.  I don't know, Michael won't let me have a scale because I won't promise to only use it once a day (scales intrigue me and I tend to weigh myself before and after meals, before and after I go to the bathroom, when my hair is wet vs when it is dry.  I just REALLY like weighing myself.) and I have not been to Goodwill for awhile and remembered to weigh myself on a few different scales so I can see how much I might, possibly, probably weigh.
-Lose 20 lbs
  • Obviously a fail
-Lose 30 lbs
  • Epic fail
-Drink 2 glasses of water a day - Okay I am never going to get to 8 like I am supposed to, so two is a start.
  • Does the water used in making Dr. Pepper count?
-Keep my house clean(er)
  • I have actually been doing pretty good at this!  It isn't perfect, and probably never will be, because I am a messy person and I serve 3 meals a day, but it is very rarely embarrassing to have people stop by :)  I am going to give myself this one!
-Read the New Testament
  • I am about halfway through, but I guess there is still theoretically time to finish before the New Year.
-Read the whole Bible
  • Nope.  Obviously not, and I don't think I have time to finish this one.

I am probably going to have the same goals next year, maybe with a few new ones and getting rid of one or two.  

Did you make resolutions?  Did you keep them?  Any plans for next year?


  1. I hate new years resolutions. I mostly hate them because very few people actually accomplish them, and then they are depressed come the end of the year.
    I think I will make a couple/few this year, though.
    Get Gideon basically reading by Kindergarten (not novels, necessarily, but a little less of a struggle than present)
    Have my business to be AT LEAST entirely self sustaining.
    Become versed enough in my dulcimer to play Christmas songs, next Christmas.
    Learn More Sign Language.

    It may be redundant... but I may do a blog about this after new years. ;)

    1. I don't take them to seriously. I have a REALLY REALLY hard time being self-motivated to do anything, so I fully expect to fail.


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