Friday, January 21, 2011

NOte To Self

This blog is starting to become more and more of a journal for me all the time, which makes me feel weird and more attached to it at the same time. I realize that there are a total of three people who actually look at this page (I recently found out that Jamie looks from time to time. Hi ladies!) so I still feel mostly like my posts on this thingy are more notes to myself and sometimes Niki, Angie and Jamie than a broadcast to the world.

With that said, I have been thinking a lot the last few weeks about changes I would like to make and I've decided that if I put them down on virtual paper, I might actually take some sort of action, or at least give them the thoughtful processing they deserve via a list of new year's resolutions. (Yes, after reading Angie's blog I was inspired.)

Resolution #1: Stop texting.

I'll be the first to admit that I would rather send a text or email when I need to get out of something, or if there is a conversation that could potentially be unpleasant, or even when I'm making a decision about what to have for lunch. This stops happening from here on out. Expect more phone calls from me in 2011.

Resolution #2: Spend less time on Facebook

Facebook, that good old, bad old waster of precious time. Sometimes it's entertaining, and I admit I have random bursts of wanting to blab to everyone about everything that I see scroll across my screen, but I really want to break the weird anti-social tendencies that I have developed as a result of using FB.

Resolution #3. Stop the growth of flub that has seeped around my mid-section, armpits, arms, thighs, ass, calves, etc.

Maybe it's part of getting older, or maybe it's me being lazy, but I have never been so sedentary in my life. I believe that all I have to do is set my alarm for an ungodly time where I am still too out of it to be fully aware of where I am or what I'm doing and revisit my old pal Cher. By the time I am awake, I will have completed 1 hr. and 45 min. of aerobics, abs, and lower body awesomeness and somehow I will regain control over my body.

Just look at her. How could anyone with a heart and soul not be inspired by the encouraging words of early-90's Cher in a tutu? Has she got a gift for me or what?

Resolution #4. Drink More Water (a life-long challenge for me that I will continue to work on in 2011)

Resolution #5. Take lots and lots of photos

The End


  1. I second your emotion, on all accounts. And I give an "amen" to the texting the facebooking. I have such a love/hate relationship with those things, but they have, indeed, made me a very lazy socializer. sigh. They're the shy/antisocial person's crutch and I must end the vicious cycle!

  2. I've also made a point to if not limit my time on Facebook then to at least supplement it with actual face time with friends. This goal is complicated by my increasing urge to stay at home when not at work or exercising. On that note, if you want to join me for yoga one of these days/nights I would love it! Of course, I don't see this so-called flub or flab of which you speak, but moving and stretching is always a good idea - especially in these dull winter months. Call me about this potential date. Do not text. --- JG