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To ask if you've made your resolutions yet? And what they are?

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nuts2you Tue 23-Dec-14 17:11:26

I'm still thinking about mine.

I definitely want to cook from scratch much more often.

Try to spend more of my money locally rather than at bigger businesses when I can afford it.

And get to yoga more often.


NeverFreezeTurkeys Tue 23-Dec-14 17:12:48

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youbethemummylion Tue 23-Dec-14 17:15:21

DH and I have a joint one, to make an extra £1000 this year on top of wages. He wanted it to be £10,000 until I pointed out that's actually higher than my annual wage! So far I won money on a scratch card (I do not condone gambling!smile) and will get £100 when I my current account switch goes through. So we're off to a good start.

Dwerf Tue 23-Dec-14 17:20:05

i'm 40 next year, I'm going to make a list of 40 things I want to achieve next year and see how many I can tick off! Not all massive things, but something I can point to next christmas and say 'yup, did that'. Two of the biggies are to stop smoking and lose two stone, but other stuff are things like 'do the nano', read 50 books (again) and redecorate my bedroom.

Focusfocus Tue 23-Dec-14 17:24:10

Haven't really thought about it till now, but New Years means a milestone birthday as well and the end of my twenties, so here goes smile

Having a PFB (not exactly a resolution more of all organs working well! Will try for the first time ever in Jan 2015)
Achieving target A in career (halfway there)
Achieving target B in career (nearly there but exciting final stages)
Cooking from scratch more often (do this, but fatigue gets the better of us at times)
Learning to blank out people who manage to piss me off (FIL, not-so-DM for e.g)
Keeping up saving habits
Staying healthy

Gosh - how my resolutions have changed.....the lists would be uber specific, uber long, uber ambitious. And now suddenly it's id different. Come on milestone birthday,hit me!

Nomama Tue 23-Dec-14 17:24:15

I shall be 50 next September, so I will nick that idea Dwerf...

1 of 50: Stop working in education: should be done by Easter as I have already handed in my notice [relief]

Just another 49 to think of...

TedMoseby Tue 23-Dec-14 17:25:08

I've realised that the first thing I look at it the morning, and last thing at night (except for when I'm staying at DP's), is my phone or iPad. I will even switch off my bedside light, settle down and then think "ooh I'll check the news".

I need to change this. It's not healthy. I don't even do anything productive!

Dwerf Tue 23-Dec-14 17:30:23

nomama I'm thinking a few of them should be treat-type things. Like 'have a weekend away'. 'sort out next tattoo' and 'go to the theatre'.

NeverFreezeTurkeys Tue 23-Dec-14 17:34:14

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Nomama Tue 23-Dec-14 17:35:35

Oh yes! Mine should really focus on regaining a social life. I realise that I don't have friends, just work colleagues. I need to get out and meet people... not parents.

We have just moved into a small market town... should be lots of opportunities to meet new people!

Apophenia Tue 23-Dec-14 17:37:43

To make the year of turn thirty my healthiest yet. grin

WhyYouGottaBeSoRude Tue 23-Dec-14 17:38:04

Yes, mine is to do generally better at life grin

Be more patient with DCs/give more time/attention
Get more sleep
Cook healthier
Daily exercise
Commit more time to my studies
Declutter/sell all the stuff piled in my room
Pull my finger out at work.

MsFeckIt Tue 23-Dec-14 19:01:24

Finish my book. I've really got to do that. Seriously. It's been going on for bloody years

MsFeckIt Tue 23-Dec-14 19:01:35

Oh and get a social life

furcoatbigknickers Tue 23-Dec-14 19:02:47

Loose 3/4 stone
Get back into gym 3 times a week
Don't take shit off friends ditto mil

furcoatbigknickers Tue 23-Dec-14 19:05:11

I like the doing things by age.

GertrudePerkins Tue 23-Dec-14 19:05:33

take more pride in a good job well done, rather than coasting at work
exercise 2 x weekly
stop eating like a pig
stop watching shitey TV and read more.

DevonFolk Tue 23-Dec-14 19:09:00

I'm really excited about mine! I'm planning to save �100 a month from January until DD (4) leaves primary school so we can go on a mega holiday when she's 11 grin

TenMinutesLate Tue 23-Dec-14 20:04:54

I'm will be mostly planning on NOT spending the evening of 23rd December at Lakeside. Wish me luck.

RaptorInaPorkPieHat Tue 23-Dec-14 20:06:32

I'm going to lose weight (again)

Summerisle1 Tue 23-Dec-14 20:40:28

One of my biggest resolutions is to take a step back from any activities that come with baggage. I'm not interested in mixing with cliquey collections of people who drain the joy out of life. I'm also not doing anything that I didn't enjoy last year regardless of whether "everyone else" is.

I'm also keeping things "local". I cherish the fact that my DH's health is better than it has been for nearly 2 years. I don't plan to take that for granted or spend more time away from him than is necessary.

Quiero Tue 23-Dec-14 20:48:01

I think I just want to embrace life a bit more and stop being so grouchy all the time. I didn't used to be this way and I'm note sure why I've changed <<eyes the DC suspiciously>>

KinkyDoritoWithJingleBellsOn Tue 23-Dec-14 21:01:40

Put my myself first, for the first time ever.

This will encompass a more careful diet, exercise, hobbies, relaxation (which I know all about but never, ever do). I'm worried if I carry on like I am, I will end up really ill.

This won't be at the cost of my family, but it might involve getting rid of people who sap my energy and some very considered thought about what I want out of my career. I've chased a senior role for years, and now it is looming, I'm not convinced it will do anything apart from sap my time for little financial reward.

Lurknomoreladies Tue 23-Dec-14 21:07:01

Try and be happy. And if something is making me unhappy, try and change it.

PollyIndia Tue 23-Dec-14 21:09:01

Dwerf I am 40 next year too. It is a good idea but I don't think I'll have time for 40 things next year. My aim for next year is to maintain my day job, get my business off the ground and be operational in 2 sites next year plus be a good mum to 2 year old DS. I also want to eat healthily and write down 5 this I am grateful for every day. I have been feeling overwhelmed recently (read grouchy quiero!) and it makes me feel low so this helps. Also need to do yoga more - 4 times a week.
However if I end next year with my family and friends all happy and healthy, I'll take that.
If a lovely man who I fancy and makes me laugh turns up, that would be nice too, but realistically 2015 is not that year for that.

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