1. Lose weight. Not a specific number of pounds, just in general. This way, at the end of the year, if I haven't actually lost any, or (heaven forbid) I've gained some, I can go on a crash diet for a week, lose 3 pounds and say that I succeeded. Tricksy, no?
2. Stop being bothered. I'm taking a break from feeling like everything matters so much. If it's not going to matter in a year, if it's not life threatening, I'm just not going to dwell on it. Since I'm a stress eater, I suspect that this will assist me in achieving resolution #1. It will also make the lives of people close to me so much easier. There will be no more fit throwing if the top I wanted to wear is dirty or my face is broken out or the phone doesn't ring when I expect it to. I'm just going to take a deep breath and let it go.
3. This one is more concrete. I want to finish an afghan by the end of the year. And if I don't...I'll probably have forgotten that I said that anyway.
4. See more movies in theaters. Since I only saw 5 movies in theater last year, this should be easy...and fun!
I just went back and looked at my blog from January 2008, and as it turns out, I didn't post resolutions. The beginning of the year last year was so hard, with my grandmother being sick and then her death, a family friend's death, as well as some other personal crises, that it just didn't seem important. Which brings me to:
Wage a battle against embitterment and take part in 365 Days of Grace in Small Things.