Oh I try to make at least one resolution every year but end up break it, especially if it has to do with losing weight. That is just something that always sounds good, but food ALWAYS looks better.
Last year’s resolution was to read more and I actually fulfilled that goal ALL YEAR LONG! I read over 150+ books in 2012. By the time December came around I didn't touch a book. I decided to concentrate on catching up on those movies I neglected. So far in 2013 I've read 2 books so I'm happy with myself.
However my resolution for 2013 is to just make sure I'm happy. I know, how vague. But it's important. As a mom or even a parent we seem to neglect ourselves. So this year, of course, I'm still going to put forth all of my efforts making sure my kids are happy and healthy and thriving, but I'm going to take the time to pamper myself more.
You know, my daughter doesn't need another pair of boots-with-the-fur, so that I can get a bra that isn't falling apart.
Or my son can buy his own date to the movies so I can stop putting off dying my two inches of grey roots when needed. Gawd I'm only going to be 35 (on Friday) and I have tons of grey! It's probably cause I need a new bra.
And the sad thing is... it's not like we can't afford the things I need. I'm just one of those that think - If I spend that money on me, then something happens like one of our cars take a crap, then I just futilely spent that money. Really? Like a bottle of hair dye or a bra are going to do us in, but I just can't justify it.
Or telling my kids "Not right now" so that I can finally finish my first rewrite of my first draft and get those edits done. If I keep telling my WIP "Not right now" it's never gonna get done. And dreams don't come true by sitting by the wayside.
BUT NO MORE! This year, I'm going to start spending a little more time on me to make sure I'm a little more happier with myself. Let's see if I can stick to this.