How do you feel about new year’s resolutions?
I’ll be honest. I feel like I should like them. I’m all about goal setting. Having said that, I reallllly don’t.
It’s really easy to jump on the bandwagon somewhere around the time that the massive holiday cookie hangover sets in in early january. It’s also easy to jump off a few weeks later when it’s cold and you’re tired and those well-intentioned health goals take a back seat to an entire box of balsamic vinegar and basil triscuits. Ahem.
Last year, against all odds (and I’m pretty sure the laws of physics) I made a new year’s resolution to run another half-marathon. I worked up a training plan and dusted off my running shoes and got pumped up. And then I went outside and there was snow on the ground. That resolution ended the same day it started, and with almost equal amounts of enthusiasm.
BUT NOT THIS YEAR.
Because this year I made the best new year’s resolution ever — to eat more. Specifically, my goal is to make as many delicious salads as possible. And then to eat them….