A Brand New Year

A Brand New Year

The New Year is just days away.  Every year, I have friends and family who make resolutions.  Resolutions to change habits, lose weight, do more of something…the list goes on.  Many of them achieve success but many of them don’t make it past March.

I have never made New Year resolutions in the past.  But this year, I plan on improving myself.  The path to change is not easy right?  It is not enough to say “I want to change…”.  There needs to be a plan with details for change to happen.  Writing down the changes you want to make, may or may not help you.  This year, I am writing them down.

Change 1:  Get enough sleep.  Shut everything off and be in bed by 10:30 pm.

Change 2:  Manage my time better.  Write down a schedule for each day of the week because everyday is different.  I will use my calendar to help me from missing events and scramble last minute.

Change 3:  Get back to my usual running pace and mileage.  I have been plagued with injuries and simply need to do my physical therapy in order to improve certain muscles.  I have been blowing off my exercises and it has really affected the way I feel and how I run.

It is a brand new year and I want to make it count.  I want to make it an awesome year for me, my family and my friends.  Will keep you posted on how it is going!  (Pun intended…)

Are you planning on improving yourself this year?  How will you do it?

Marie Selby Botanical Gardens, Sarasota Florida




5 thoughts on “A Brand New Year

  1. I dont usually make them either but now that you mention it I use to have a set ‘bedtime’ 11pm no calls or t.v. nothing after 11 and so I think that will be something I start doing again but not as a resolution so much just one more small step to improve myself…btw still have not touched butter!! haha! I really and truly owe that one all to you for opening my eyes! its been more months than I even know and I dont miss it one bit! Im under my goal weight by 4 pounds too! and every pair of pants I have been holding onto for the last 3.5 years now they all fit…some are too big even! 🙂 ❤ Thank you for this inspirational post…you are very good at these!

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      1. Thank you so much! I never expected results overnight and made small changes every couple of weeks over the last 7 months and the great thing is I never felt like I was on a diet. I was simply improving my over all lifestyle. Now sugary cookies and the awful eating habits of my past are just that! I have a bite of a cookie now and think wow that is super sweet ikk! and I can not finish it when before omg I would eat the whole package! I have saved your page now to my bookmarks seems my reader really doesnt show me everyones blog that I follow I dont think! XO!

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      2. Thank you so much for the well wishes and the time you take to help people like me to take those needed steps! Best wishes to you as well for 2017!! ❤

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