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Just to be clear, the new year starts Monday. Cool your jets. (Reblog)

It’s never made sense to me to start new year’s resolutions on January 1. Set yourself up for success, not failure. Really the new year begins the first Monday after new year’s day. I know there are lots of problems with new year’s resolutions. We’ve certainly blogged lots about that. But if you like them, take heart. They start tomorrow.

FIT IS A FEMINIST ISSUE

I’m not sure if you make resolutions but if you do I’m here to tell you that really the New Year begins January 2nd. You can relax, ease into if you want, but no big changes will happen on the 1st and no one expects it. Why? It’s a Sunday.

See Happy New Year! The new year is a moving target after all. Last year I declared January 4th the real start of 2016.

“You can’t start a diet/quit drinking/give up sweets January 1st. There are still parties to attend and left over Christmas goodies to eat. All those New Year’s Day social commitments. And for some of us, though not me and Tracy, hangovers. Who can run with a hangover? Really? So it’s not January 1st that the New Me begins, really it’s January 2nd. Except this year that was a Saturday. And who starts something new on…

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