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2012 Resolution Results...
by:Pox
2013/01/17
2012 has come and gone and I had set the bar pretty fucking high for myself haha. Way too high as it turns out, as I have failed at almost everything here! Let's see how I did with my resolutions and what I have learned.

RESOLUTION 1- EATING HEALTHY --- MIXED
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I had set up many rules on what I could buy and not buy as far as food goes. Most of these things were things I did already but I must admit after a couple weeks I did no special effort to stick to these and thus slipped many times, especially after I started drinking again ( I had stopped drinking for a whole year before). So on the whole, it was a mixed bag, but my nutrition really doesn't need to be too strict seeing as I am a competitive cyclist and can burn thousands of extra calories in a week. There is no need for me to stick to lettuce and deprive myself of food when family members and friends give it to me.

The Lesson: Doing this kind of thing for a whole year is unreasonable and unnecessary in my case.

RESOLUTION 2- GO TO SLEEP --- MIXED
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Before this year, I would only go to sleep when I felt like it. I had set off to get to sleep before 1am every day and get up before 11am. Due to friends and my body being a dick, I just can't do this, nor do I have a reason to since I work from my apartment. However, this year I managed not to loop all year and keep a decent sleeping schedule up until December, where I started going to sleep at 5-6am again. Before this year, I would have 25-30 hour days and eventually just go to sleep at completely random times like 2pm or some shit. Glad that's over, hope I don't fall back into it. Sadly I can't just sleep when I want to. I need to take naps after some workouts and sometimes waking up at 7am for races fucks me up.

The Lesson: My body is a huge fucking asshole.

RESOLUTION 3- COUNT MONEY --- DONE!
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I have counted every dollar I've spent this year and noted what I spent it on. Still 2 months before it makes a full year so I will analyze it then! LEARNING.

The Lesson: I spend too much. More lessons to come.

RESOLUTION 4- 59 Seconds --- DONE!
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I set out to do as many things as possible from Richard Wiseman's book 59 Seconds: Think a Little, Change a Lot. Here's a few pictures to show what I did:


So apparently your wallet is more likely to be returned if you have a picture of a baby in it. To guard against the nefarious prospect of losing my precious wallet, I therefore put a baby picture in it even though I have no baby and would probably eat it if I was given one.


Having a plant in your general area is also good for you, so I put a plant in my room. HURRAY FOR PLANT. I have no idea if it did anything. It's not dead at least.



To motivate yourself, you need to keep pictures of your goals and weaknesses in your general face area at all times. So I put a picture of me grabbing my blubs next to a picture of a dude with abs. People thought it was gay. Next to them you can see some diagrams from the book that are supposed to make you more creative. No idea if it worked.

The book also have things about a happiness diary and detailed plans for goals, which I made at the start of the experiment, but failed to give a shit about for the rest of the year. Every time you feel bad, you're supposed to write a diary detailing what you're grateful for etc. Well shit, if I did that every time I'm depressed then I would never get ANYTHING done.

The Lesson: Being happier is a lot of work, which in turn makes me less happy. FUCK YOU, UNIVERSE.

RESOLUTION 5- Follow Politics --- FAILED
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So I wanted to be a better citizen by following Canadian politics more closely. I follow it a little but I cannot bring myself to give a shit nor do I know what I could do. Hey, I voted right at least.

The Lesson: I can't give a shit.

RESOLUTION 6 - Do Fitocracy Quests --- DONE
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Well this was hard to fail but I sure moved around a lot this summer. Look at all the pretty badges that I gotted:



And these quests I have DONED:



The Lesson: I like points.

RESOLUTION 7- Get Six Pack --- FAILED?
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Well I'll let you decide on how I did:



The Lesson: It's hard.

RESOLUTION 8- Secret --- DONE
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I will give you guys an update on this when the time comes but I have done it. Hehe.

The Lesson: Lolz

RESOLUTION 9- No More Binging --- FAIL
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So I tried to quit binging till at least the end of the year. Did not work. At all. I cannot stop myself. It's WHAT I DO. I eat 50 chicken wings. I eat 10 double hamburgers. I LOVE IT.

The Lesson: I like to binge.

RESOLUTION 10- Saving Money --- DONE
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I put 11k in DA MARKET. Tax free profits thanks to a Canadian government program! Much less stupid than having money rot into a bank account. I can't wait for the next market crash now! That'll be fun. Now I will save as much as I can into that account every year so that I can retire at 55 and do this all day every day! FUCK YEAH!

The Lesson: I am less poor.

RESOLUTION 11- Promote My Site --- MIXED
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Well I had set out to get 234 000 more visits on my counter at the bottom, you can see I'm almost 100 000 short. THAT IS MOST SAD. However according to my site's data:



I got over 255 000 unique visitors for the months of November and December. You can see there's a huge difference between the two counters. Which one to trust? Who knows. November was the best month ever for my site so that can't be too bad, right? I made a bunch of changes to the layout and added some social media bullshit no one gives a shit about. WOOPDEE FUCKING DO.

The Lesson: No one cares?

RESOLUTION 12- Putting is All Together --- FAIL
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Yeah, no.

I did do the one new food per day thing at least. As it turns out, vegan hot dogs taste like spices and failure! No want. I'll take my raccoon testicle paste any day over tofu dogs.

The Lesson: Not at all.

RESULTS:

5 Failed
3 Mixed
4 Done

Ouch, pretty sad! I am self-owned. I've learned valuable lessons this year. Trying to do too much is useless and trying to change your life for the better in ways that don't fit your lifestyle is pretty useless. When you don't NEED to do something, you won't really do it. Also, do less. 12 Resolutions is way too many things and one year is way too long to keep doing them over and over. Bummer.

Well, This year should be a lot easier!

How did you do? Let me know.



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