Monthly Archives: December 2010
This is that time of the year when people are suffering the post-Christmas blues (you know, complaining they ate too much or spent too much) and contemplating what resolutions they are going to make on New Year’s Eve, ideally ones that they might actually keep. This is also the time of year when people say to themselves “where have the past 12 months gone?” or exclaim “I can’t believe it’s another year already!” as if it has taken them by surprise.
For me, new year’s resolutions have never been an issue. I simply don’t make them. What is it about that one day of the year that makes it different to any other day? Oh, I am not a party-pooper by any means. I love the parties and the fireworks and the all-night music video shows that count down to midnight. But I believe that if you are going to resolve to lose weight (which is likely the most common resolution on NYE, right next to “I’m going to find my perfect partner”) then eating and drinking copious amounts of caloric food and alcohol is probably not the best way to start off.