Happy New Year, Everyone! Sad to say I didn’t make it to midnight. So close!
This was the first year Alex tried to stay up until midnight, but by 11pm or so we were both teetering – and NOT from alcohol! We collapsed into our beds without seeing the sparkly ball drop. Oh well, maybe next year. Wait… what did I say last year about practicing what I preach about healthy sleep habits? We’re both in a sleep-deprived fog this morning. No energy to take down the tree and decorations yet. Maybe later…after our movie marathon.
We did celebrate by roasting the turkey that was intended for Christmas – the one that arrived frozen solid (unlike the one we ordered at Thanksgiving, which was fresh). Served with sweet potatoes, cucumber-avocado-salmon roe appetizer and vanilla-honey-cinnamon coconut butter candy. And let’s not forget the sparkling apple juice to toast the New Year!
This past year has had some tremendous ups and downs for me.
Addressed a critical issue for those undergoing radical transformation.
Cooked a LOT. Ate a lot.
Son had orthodontic palate expander and braces.
Met my hero, Tara Grant at the Minneapolis Primal Blueprint seminar.
Completed a course in Behavioral Economics from Duke University (fascinating!)
Celebrated turning 29 with 17 years experience (that’s 46 for the math-challenged.)
Posted lots of pet photos for cuteness and laughs.
Attended a family reunion, lost two more members thereof.
Enjoyed playing with the ever-expanding line of colors and products at Red Apple Lipstick!
Continued to educate myself about autoimmune disorders, especially celiac disease and ways to heal and stay healthy.
Celebrated our 1st Blog Birthday!
Whew! That’s a lot of ups and downs.
Here’s wishing all of us a Happy, Healthy, Wealthy, SMOOTH and STEADY 2014!