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You Don’t Need The First Of January To Start Over December 26, 2013

Posted by Christine Coleman in Uncategorized.
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The best lines: “Just promise yourself that you will take full control of your life, and keep that promise. That’s all the resolution that you need.”

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I have probably made—and broken—over 20 New Year’s Resolutions in my life; 2014 will undoubtedly be no different.

On Thanksgiving I lay awake for hours, imagining what the next year would be like. I explored all the opportunities that 2014 would bring me, the clean slate I would have, how I would start over.

Then it hit me—there are no real do-overs in life. If becoming a new, better person was so easy, we’d all be angels by now, earning whiter wings every new year. We’d beat out Apple for records of the latest improved model ever—for instance, I would be Me v. 24S or 25.0.

But it’s nowhere near that easy. January 1st isn’t a ticket to a better life.

I pulled a lot of shit this year. Did a lot of crazy stunts that I can’t even begin to explain, much less apologize for. I made some new…

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1. linda - December 27, 2013

It seems like it should be so easy.


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