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New year resolutions

(24 Posts)
Strongecoffeeismydrug Mon 31-Dec-12 16:27:45

Anybody want to share theirs smile
I'm going to try to stop smoking smile

Ineedmorepatience Mon 31-Dec-12 16:39:12

Oh good luck strong, I recommend Allan Carr, I think its called Easy Way. I was a serial smoker for years until someone lent me the book. I stopped smoking as I read the last chapter and have never looked back. Remember to think of it as gaining money and health and not giving something up, it does make it easier.

I think my resolution is going to be around my name change, I am trying very hard already but its not easygrin

Strongecoffeeismydrug Mon 31-Dec-12 17:07:18

Yes I'm going to get that book and think about the money smile
I was going to cut down on coffee too but with no cigs and less coffee I think I'd turn into a right grump lol so 1 thing at a time smile

Ineedmorepatience Mon 31-Dec-12 17:20:20

Definitely, dont over do itgrin,
I have to say I have never attempted to stop eating chocolate. Lol

I think that would be a step to far grin

Xmasexclusion Mon 31-Dec-12 18:40:12

My resolution is to hopefully have more sleep and less stress grin

sickofsocalledexperts Mon 31-Dec-12 20:26:42

I quit smoking and sort of used the ALan Carr book, but also my new best pals - my electronic cigs!

AgnesDiPesto Mon 31-Dec-12 23:10:45

I have to get fit. Its 6 years since last DS was born and I still have the post pregnancy tummy! And DS3 can now run faster than me (dangerous), so drastic measures are needed. That and DH has lost so much weight cycling this year he is now thinner than me!

And to be less grumpy, and swear less - DS2 is constantly boasting to his friends his Mum has taught him the word 'tosser' blush and thats one of my milder ones.

AgnesDiPesto Mon 31-Dec-12 23:11:40

I have to get fit. Its 6 years since last DS was born and I still have the post pregnancy tummy! And DS3 can now run faster than me (dangerous), so drastic measures are needed. That and DH has lost so much weight cycling this year he is now thinner than me!

And to be less grumpy, and swear less - DS2 is constantly boasting to his friends his Mum has taught him the word 'tosser' blush and thats one of my milder ones.

AgnesDiPesto Mon 31-Dec-12 23:12:07

opps posted twice - not drunk honest just MN slow loading!

EllenJaneisstillnotmyname Mon 31-Dec-12 23:26:57

Agnes, I didn't have you down as a 'tosser' type of swearer. shock Much too refined. wink

sazale Mon 31-Dec-12 23:33:30

Ha ha Agnes, that made me chuckle x

Mine is to get rid of this weight that I gained after stopping smoking and having kids! To do that I need to stop stress eating!

The other is to get a statement for my ds5!

Happy new year everyone xx

Dev9aug Mon 31-Dec-12 23:42:48

Mine is to actually read all the books I have bought on ASD/SPD/ABA/GAPS/CP/Biomeds and the list goes on..blush

My fault really for buying them all at the same time, should have only bought one at a time..grin

Dev9aug Mon 31-Dec-12 23:45:11

I have given up on getting fit now... I joined the gym last month and even paid for personal training sessions to get me motivated enough to go regularly.

I have ony been three times and those my sessions with the trainer...blush

sazale Tue 01-Jan-13 00:22:13

Happy new year chaps xx

mymatemax Tue 01-Jan-13 02:35:15

To spend less time on MN and more time cleaning. Happy new year! X

signandsmile Tue 01-Jan-13 08:01:04

i guess its gotta be loosing weight here... altho agnes's swearing one could probably stand for me too, blush grin

inappropriatelyemployed Tue 01-Jan-13 18:36:55

To try and walk away from fighting every single fight with every single organisation that lets down my son..... It has taken over my life over the last two years. But I have sat here ill with flu and a chest infection over the last two weeks, feeling utterly miserable as final decisions from crappy oversight bodies and ombudsmen rolled in (inevitably dispatched before xmas) and I have realised that these people don't give a toss.....they have no intention of taking on the failings of these multi-million pound public bodies.

I need some semblance of a normal life back. That is my NY resolution.

AND there is nothing with saying tosser!!

MovingOnNow Tue 01-Jan-13 19:11:48

Well I spent the first half of last year in a fog about my son and the second half coming to terms. I am hoping 2013 is going to bring a firm diagnosis and once I have this, I will put my mind to making life a bit better for all of us. One of the lessons I learned last year was not to put mt faith in people, sadly. So my other resolution is tony forget that this year. Oh and get back to running! And declutter my house!!

MovingOnNow Tue 01-Jan-13 19:12:52

To not forget that .... Lol

hazeyjane Tue 01-Jan-13 19:13:55

Read more, Eat less, Have more fun with my children.

Happy New Year everyonesmile

Badvoc Tue 01-Jan-13 21:55:24

Less/no contact with my toxic family.
Help ds1 and ds2 and their transition to middle school/reception in sept.
Re start my degree course.
Lose the last bit of weight.
Stop MN ing so much.
Spend more time with dh.
Happy new year everyone!

mariammama Tue 01-Jan-13 22:36:40

Bed before midnight every night (starting in 1h 20min)
Remove certain swearwords from my vocabulary right now
Think a bit less

Alright, so only 2 or them are SMART...,grin

bochead Wed 02-Jan-13 12:07:39

Solid resolutions

1. DS to finish RRT and visual tracking therapy.
2. Me to get some kind of social life as the last few years have seen me become increasingly isolated, even if it's just a cup of tea with a friend once a fortnight.

Goals
1. To find work
2. To relocate.
Whether my goals are even possible I don't know, but I'd like to at least invistigate the possibilities.

mariammama Thu 03-Jan-13 16:17:02

Ok, broke all 3 now blush
Time for New Year's Resolution Number 4:
Just keep trying wink

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