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One-liner Wednesday and #JustJoJan… opting out!

NY Resolutions 2018

“None of this ‘new year, new me’ bollocks. Last year I was fabulous, and next year I will be fabulous!” – Patsy Stone, Absolutely Fabulous

As you can see, I did start to jot down a few worthy resolutions and then the above quote sprang to mind. I think I’ll follow Patsy’s advice. Many of these resolutions imply that I am not up to scratch, need fixing somehow. And some of them would set me up to fail (marathon running – really?).

As for dry January… how is a girl to survive menopause without a little drinky? I’m going for dry Ginuary. After all, it would be rude to not try out some of my Christmas presents!

As an alternative to resolutions, I am using my Daily Greatness Yoga Journal to help me set realistic personal goals in three-month, bite-sized chunks.

  • Book time in my diary to write and protect it from intrusions (especially the pup!)
  • Book surprise date nights one a month (My booking, my choice!)
  • Take my bicycle out for a spin (It hasn’t seen the light of day for a year!)
  • Prepare my greenhouse for the sowing season (I like growing veggies)
  • Daily yoga
  • Daily meditation

What resolutions/goals are you going for this year?

Here are the general rules to follow for Just Jot it January:1. Just Jot It January starts January 1st, but it’s never too late to join in! Here, we run on the honour system; the “jot it” part of JusJoJan means that anything you jot down, anywhere (it doesn’t have to be a post, it can even be a grocery list) counts as a “Jot.” If it makes it to your blog that day, great! If it waits a week to get from a sticky note to your screen, no problem!

2. I’ll post the daily prompts at 2am my time (GMT -5), every day except for Saturday’s Stream of Consciousness (SoCS) prompt–you’ll find that one on Friday morning at 9:30am. That daily post (i.e. this one) will be where you leave your link for others to find in the comment section. There will be a prompt for every day except Wednesday, when the prompt is simply my One-Liner Wednesday.

2a. Since today is Wednesday, I challenge you to make your JusJoJan post a one-liner. If you don’t care to, or if you’ve already written your post, no problem. Remember, with One-Liner Wednesday you can write anything – it’s only a prompt to write one line, not necessarily to keep to the same theme as mine. The rules that I’ve made for myself (but don’t always follow) for “One-Liner Wednesday” are:

(i) Make it one sentence.

(ii) Make it either funny or inspirational.

(iii) Use our unique tag #1linerWeds.

(iv) Enjoy yourself!

(v) Use our One-Liner Wednesday badge.

One Liner Wednesday

9 thoughts on “One-liner Wednesday and #JustJoJan… opting out!”

  1. It sounds to me like you have a general handle on your health and well-being, but might need to tweak your routine a little. Thanks for mentioning your journal. I had totally forgotten about the one I received as a gift two months ago. Need to catch up!

    PS: Adult refreshment is always fine when used responsibly! 😉


    1. You’re right. I do need to shake up the routine. Trouble is, I’ve had really painful heels since hubby and I did the epic flooring job last year… makes ’em a little painful to walk on sometimes. That said, I think taking my bike out would solve the foot problem and add something new for exercise. Have fun with your journal!
      I wonder how far I have to pedal to make room for a little ‘refreshment’?

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      1. I feel your pain. Really, I do. I’ve had plantar fasciitis in my right foot since the end of July and I’m still working to make it go away. I haven’t been able to go for long walks since. The bike was my saviour up until the cold weather hit, so now I hop on the one at the gym. Biking doesn’t seem to bother my foot, so it may work for you. Cheers!

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      2. I was planning on going out today but the weather is not playing nicely… we have a storm blowing through at the moment – one of those tree-breaking storms. Pup and I will go squelching through the mud instead. That’s a good leg workout!


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