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Old 01-01-2017, 12:20 PM
 
Location: SoCal
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Agreed. You know the classic saying: "A goal without a plan is just a wish."
Easy for you to say. My goal in 2016 was to lose weight and I did. Never say never.
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Old 01-01-2017, 12:53 PM
 
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Have you ever heard that what you do on New Year's Day will be what you will do all year?

So, I did a little reading, wove a basket, did some embroidery and quilting stuff. I plan to take a little nap, and work on my business plans for my part time biz so that it does better this year, and spend a little time with family. I really should do a little time on the treadmill, too. Apparently, my resolutions are to do things I enjoy more, and also get a bit more fit. Notice that I didn't say anything about housework - the house will have to make its own resolutions!
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Old 01-01-2017, 01:13 PM
 
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Not to make any New Year's resolutions because I won't keep them anyway.
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I don't keep them either but they are goals.
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Agreed. You know the classic saying: "A goal without a plan is just a wish."
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Easy for you to say. My goal in 2016 was to lose weight and I did. Never say never.



Interesting how you contradicted yourself there.
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Old 01-01-2017, 01:21 PM
 
Location: SoCal
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Interesting how you contradicted yourself there.
How? I said made goals to lose 10 lbs, somebody said it never work, I pointed out it did for me but like I said there is never a guarantee. I could have lost 5lbs. But I would lost zero pound if I didn't keep my resolution. Is that clear?
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Old 01-01-2017, 05:17 PM
 
Location: Formerly Pleasanton Ca, now in Marietta Ga
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Have you ever heard that what you do on New Year's Day will be what you will do all year?

So, I did a little reading, wove a basket, did some embroidery and quilting stuff. I plan to take a little nap, and work on my business plans for my part time biz so that it does better this year, and spend a little time with family. I really should do a little time on the treadmill, too. Apparently, my resolutions are to do things I enjoy more, and also get a bit more fit. Notice that I didn't say anything about housework - the house will have to make its own resolutions!
Hm, never heard of that, but I'll take it. Today I walked 12,345 steps and went to the gym.
Found an online typing program that I will start working on tomorrow and trying to do 2x a day to hopefully be halfway decent typist in a month or two.
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Old 01-01-2017, 05:47 PM
 
Location: Los Angeles area
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My resolution is to resume regular exercise, which I have let slide for the last two or three years. Today I did some slow jogging outdoors and discovered I could only jog for about five minutes before I had to slow to a brisk walk. That is scary as hell. In my view I am too young (72) to be disabled like that. Fortunately it doesn't have to be permanent unless I allow it to be. Use it or loose it.
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Old 01-01-2017, 05:56 PM
 
Location: too far from the sea
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My resolution is to resume regular exercise, which I have let slide for the last two or three years. Today I did some slow jogging outdoors and discovered I could only jog for about five minutes before I had to slow to a brisk walk. That is scary as hell. In my view I am too young (72) to be disabled like that. Fortunately it doesn't have to be permanent unless I allow it to be. Use it or loose it.
Yes. Good resolution.

I went to the beach. Of course it's 2 houses away and it was 40 degrees out.

But it was a good, long, relaxing walk with my dog and then he made me take my shoes off and run after him when he ran on the beach. I think a lot of us are setting the stage for a good new year.
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Old 01-01-2017, 07:00 PM
 
Location: Los Angeles area
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Yes. Good resolution.

I went to the beach. Of course it's 2 houses away and it was 40 degrees out.

But it was a good, long, relaxing walk with my dog and then he made me take my shoes off and run after him when he ran on the beach. I think a lot of us are setting the stage for a good new year.
That sounds wonderful. I like your idea of calling it "setting the stage for a good new year".
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Old 01-01-2017, 07:32 PM
 
Location: Tennessee
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Definitely lose some weight, slow down the drinking, and just take better care of myself in general. I saw a friend of mine lat week who I haven't seen in years. He's always been extremely heavy and out of shape, but he told me I had let myself go. That hurt, and he's probably right.
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Old 01-01-2017, 07:53 PM
 
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Definitely lose some weight, slow down the drinking, and just take better care of myself in general. I saw a friend of mine lat week who I haven't seen in years. He's always been extremely heavy and out of shape, but he told me I had let myself go. That hurt, and he's probably right.
Take part in Dryuary. No drinking in the month of January.
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