New Year’s Resolutions

My birthday is February 2 (Groundhog’s Day.)  Every year on my birthday I like to do something to scare the s**t out of myself so I feel alive.   So I usually begin to blend New Year’s Resolutions with my Birthday Scare Goals.  Here are both*

Birthday Scare Goals (Do Not Start until February 2, 2013):

  1. Skydive.  I will do this first, so if I die I will not have to do the other two things, which are much scarier in my opinion.
  2. Learn to speak Spanish fluently.  Sure, I took Spanish in high school like everyone else, but unless I’m drunk and in Italy arguing with the people next to me in a discotheque I totally can’t speak/understand the language and am very, very self conscious trying to practice it.
  3. Math.   Sometimes my daughter’s first grade homework puzzles me.  That’s sad.  I don’t expect to be the Goodwill Hunting kid by the end of the year, but simple addition/subtraction in my head might be nice.

New Year’s Resolutions:

  1. Cook.  This is scarier to my family than all the goals stated above because, well, I can’t cook.  But I’m not just going to cook normal things:  I’m going to cook “clean eating” things.  ALL YEAR.
  2. Come in 5th Place in a Figure Competition.  Because miracles can happen.
  3. Use up all the moisturizer in my house.  Because dry skin can happen too.
  4. Do a Spartan Run so my friend Alexis stops calling me a wussygirl.
  5. Do a Zombie Run ’cause…Zombies….right?

What are your resolutions?  Do you do any birthday scares yourself?

*Note – I will reblog this same post on my birthday because I’m lazy like that.

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7 responses to “New Year’s Resolutions

  1. My resolution is to blog more and to get healthy! I just signed up for a Zombie run yesterday, can’t wait!

    Thank you for having such an honest and motivating blog. I hope to be in your fit/ bikini challenging shoes one day!

  2. Pingback: September Goals | She's Losing It!·

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