I reflect on things that happened during the year...things I'd like to happen again (eating curry) and things I would NOT like to happen again (miscarriage). I try to remember what I was like a year ago (heavy), and what I'd like to be a year from now (thin). I always wish I could be in NYC.
I've been thinking on this topic for awhile: eliminating the crap from my life. This could mean a lot of things. Mainly, what I've decided to focus on, are the dream-squashers. I have dreams, still, that flicker and have not gone out yet, and I've decided to not let the Debbie Downers in my life get to me. And to not be one myself. Also, the bullying I get can go. I do try to not dish it out, but I receive it quite a bit, making me feel like I'm some sort of a chicken.
I want to be a particularly positive influence for the YW that I lead. I need to help them know that they can be and do whatever they want to, that it is possible to have just about any career and still live Gospel Standards (not what I was told).
Same goes for what I teach my daughters.
I'm going to gain lots (not weight, knock), and lose lots. That's what I'll do.
Farewell, 2005. I hardly knew ye.