New Year’s Resolutions

Resolution #1: Start making my bed every morning like a real grown-up.

Resolution #2: Stop drinking Diet Coke as a replacement for water. Drink water AND Diet Coke.

Resolution #3: Be as patient with my own children as I am with the kids at school. Yes, it’s the end of the day (or beginning, or middle…). Yes, we’re all cranky and hungry – hangry. But I could definitely try a little harder in this area.

Resolution #4: Floss.

Resolution #5: I’m not even going to pretend that I would consider willingly giving up sugar, or gluten, or cheese. I will, however, resolve eat an actual breakfast every day.

There are more… so many more resolutions. But I think this is a good start.

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8 thoughts on “New Year’s Resolutions

  1. This is awesome. I need to do number 3 and 4 too… I know I’ll never be a bed-maker… ever. But when I do it, it really does feel great! Yay for awesome resolutions. 🙂

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  2. #2, #4, and #5 should be on my list too! I love that you are drinking water AND Diet Coke. Definitely one of my resolutions! Diet Coke tastes much better!

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  3. I love your list. I think I could manage your list myself! I’m a flossing addict (water-pick, too). I only drink soda on the weekend. I eat breakfast (a banana and protein shake) every morning, and my kids are grown so being nice to them when I get home is easy since they’re out of the house! I might have to rethink this resolution thing after all!

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  4. Love your resolutions because they are doable and fit your life, not grandiose and imposed by something outside of your wanting to be a better you. I love the wording of number 5 in particular…start from who we are, where we are. Much success!

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  5. I’ll be quite honest, over break I fell off the “no Diet Coke” wagon and was surprised how much I would drink and how little water would go into my system! I’m back on again and I have to make an effort to get water every day, but feels good doing it!

    And I love #5! I could never say I could give those things up (especially cheese) but I do make the effort to have breakfast. 🙂

    Thank you for making me smile AND think! 🙂

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