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2019 Will Be My Year | Microfiction

31st December, 2018 Dear Diary, 2019 will be my year. I’m keeping myself accountable. I’m making every single day count. Every resolution will be achieved this year. It has to. I need to move on. 1. Lose 10 lbs. I need to be healthier and there’s no harm in looking hotter. That’ll show him. 2. Eat right. Plenty of protein. Healthy fats. Limited sugar. More water, less coffee. I need this body in good nick if I’m gonna do this right. 3. Exercise, exercise, exercise. EVERY DAY. Cardio. Kick-boxing classes. Weight-lifting. I have to be able to lift 200 lbs. […]

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Resolution

“And I’m gonna eat less takeaway, and drink less beer, and –” “Nah, you can’t drink less beer,” Mike tells me with a shake of his head. “You can’t stop coming to the pub.” “I’ll still come to the pub, I’ll just drink summat else.” “Vodka!” Tom announces. “Vodka’s purer than beer. And if you have it with cranberry, ‘cos cranberry’s good for your kidneys, it basically cancels out the alcohol. I read it in Jen’s Cosmo magazine.”

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