Unraveling This Life

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I Don’t Feel Like Dancing

Posted on January 1, 2017

Last night, I had every good intention of getting up and joining some running friends for a 10 AM jaunt through town. But then for some strange reason, we stayed up until 12:30 AM (gasp) and split a bottle of rather sweet bubbly. That 10 AM resolution went out the window similar to the intentions of blogging more did last year. Classic example of why I don’t like resolutions because once you break them, you kinda feel like you have screwed up for the year so why even bother, right? A few years ago, I started choosing a word to focus on for the year, and before you start shaking your head at my hippy-dippy, New Age love fest, understand that there is very…


Posted on January 1, 2016

Ever wonder about New Year’s resolutions? Why do so many people decide that come January 1, they will suddenly get the urge to exercise or eat better or go to sleep earlier or drastically change whatever behavior they’ve deemed problematic? Trust me . . . that urge for double stuffed Oreos is still going to be there come January 10. I’ve gone the route of making resolutions, and quite frankly, I really stink at them. So, I haven’t created any for years. Instead of taking on a resolution, I’ve adopted words instead. In the past, I’ve chosen growth and persistence with some decent success, so this year, I wasn’t sure where to go. I thought about focus as a possible one but ultimately settled on complete as my…