It’s the beginning of a new year and everyone is being bombarded with a list of what people want to accomplish this year. Well this post isn’t going to be much different. In the words of Sheldon Cooper… “Fine, I’ll bow to social convention.”
So what do I wish 2014 to have in store for me?
1. The continued success of my Get Healthy Project, which you can continue to follow here with the titles: “My Weighty Story:”
2. The continued enjoyment of my family. Of course this includes Wall-E the star of Wall-E Tails.
3. To engage in random acts of kindness. Over the holiday season, I made a point of doing this. It helped me feel better knowing that maybe, just maybe I was making someone’s day. This included paying for someone else’s coffee, helping someone across the street if they had trouble walking, helped a older gentleman load his groceries into his car, and once I even paid for someone else’s groceries because they were short a few dollars. I’m not trying to toot my own horn and while I know I won’t be able to financially afford to continue to pay for things for others, there are things that I can do that may seem little or stupid, but they may make the difference to someone in a big way.
4. To be happy with myself. This is an extension of the Get Healthy Project previously mentioned, as it includes getting healthy mentally. /starts singing Eminem ft. Rihanna – The Monster
I’m friends with the monster that’s under my bed
Get along with the voices inside of my head
Your trying to save me, stop holding your breath
And you think I’m crazy
Yea, you think I’m crazy
Well, That’s not fair!
AHHHEMMM…. /shushes the dogs howling.
Anyways, I digress.
Really, that’s all. I’m not going to put too much pressure on 2014. I really just want to continue doing what I’m doing. Be myself, and not allow others to dictate who I am.
Of course there will be more changes that happen this year, but they will come and go and we will move on better for them. I mean, yes, 2013 was crazy, stressful, and I really couldn’t wait for it to end, but in the end, I look back at the changes and choices we made in 2013, and smile. We are loving where we are living, my husband is happy in his new job, and my daughter is thriving in this new environment.
I can only hope that 2014 will be reflected on the same way.