Not for the Faint of Heart

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"New Year's resolutions are not for the faint of heart."

I've made a lot of New Year's resolutions in my life. The usual ones--lose weight, quit smoking, and expand my business. All good ones. In the past, I considered them good. Now, at 57 years of age, I know they are more than necessary!

Since my business is still in motion, and I'm not interested in growing it too fast, today I'm starting with the smoking. Last night, I whetted my cigarettes and threw them away. Today is my birthday, and I refuse to go into another year as a smoker. Already, as I'm writing this, I have a slight craving for one. But the answer is "NO!" I'm not giving in.

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I realize I must continue to refuse to give in. I have to keep my dreams in front of my face. Finally, I must fight for myself, wholly and completely. I will be writing about this experience from time to time, and I invite you to join me and send any challenges you are facing this coming year and feedback that can be posted and sent.

Let's fight for ourselves!

 
Quinita Edmonia Good is a Detroit-based writer, writing coach, and editorial consultant. She writes about spirituality and the Christian religion, as well as topics pertaining to health and wellness.

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