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Ringing in the New Year

Monday, January 05, 2009

I took a lil break from life the last part of December. Clear my head, rest up, veg out a little. I feel great.

'08 was a rough year. But I made it through. '09 can only go up (knock on wood). I ended the year pretty ok. A little stressed, way broke, but happy. I've got an unexpected new man in my life. He's such a blessing. I'm still employed. My SAD is in check. I haven't had any depressive episodes in a while. I am definitely counting my blessings.

I refuse to make resolutions. I never keep them. And I so do not need that extra stress. I know how I am. But I do have goals. Quit cancelling my therapy sessions, for one. Yeah, yeah I know. Bad me. I also have to make an appointment to see my pdoc...that was supposed to happen in October. Oops. And perhaps this year I shall work through my terror of doctors. Or not...we'll see.

But I hope the year brings light. Or something close to it. And the same for everyone else!
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CRAZY_CAROLLYNN 1/6/2009 9:25PM

    I agree with not needed to add any extra stress as far as resolutions. A dream without a plan is just a wish and all that-
Being here in the SP world, goals are much better.
I'm glad you took a bgreak and chilled. I used to get very overwhelmed with this site. Im happy you found a new man. Envious, but happy. lol
I have made real progress with my depression lately. This is the first year I went the whole holiday without having a single manic episode. I blog about my fights just about every day.
Happy New Year!

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CINDERRELIC 1/5/2009 3:32PM

    Great Blog! It sounds like you have put your priorities in order and have things somewhat under control, or at least as much as any of us can. I don't do new year's resolutions either. However, I do set short term goals that I know I can do.
My short term goal is to eliminate 2 more pounds this month. Will need your support to do it and appreciate you posting to our team. You are awesome!!!

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