So, how’d you do in 2009? Did you make resolutions, and did you meet them?
My 2009 resolutions were:
-work on the muffin top, while being resigned to its probable eternal presence about my midsection
-get down on the floor and play with the kids once in a while
-stop finishing the kids’ dinners
-spend more time interacting with friends in the real world than I do on Facebook
-get Maggie to sleep through the night
-take my vitamins
-more books, less DVR’s
-do five Kegels. (not daily, just at some point in 2009)
Talk about setting the bar high.
Maggie sleeps through, I take vitamins regularly (now that I have switched to the kids’ gummy vitamins), and I have done better at playing with the kids. The muffin top, my virtual vs. real world friend interaction, and number of books read continue to be not what I would hope.
I really could make all of these resolutions over again, year after year, but I’m going to resolve something else this time:
I resolve to be happier in 2010. Not that I’m an unhappy person. My life is full of blessings and I am grateful for them daily. But I spend more time being stressed and worried and harried than I do enjoying the moment. I’d like that to change this year.
I resolve to have greater reserves of patience and calm, to be the mother my kids deserve.
I resolve to have a sense of humor, enabling me to see the unbelievably good man that is my husband, rather than the roommate who throws his dirty socks around.
How am I going to do all that? I do have a plan. Part two tomorrow.