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Hello February!

I’ve been seeing lots of tweets from people talking about how January was a trial run, and they’re resetting their New Year to begin in February. I don’t really blame them. I have the same acute sense of failure from January as they do.

Taking a look at how I’m doing with my life resolutions, (not new year because hopefully if I figure this shit out, I’ll be hanging onto these positive changes for life) I haven’t really made as much progress as I’d like, and as if that failure needed any more illustration, I originally started writing this post on the 1st of February. Now, 17 days later, procrastination is clearly winning the battle to turn my life around and forge myself into a productive member of society.

Health

The one area where I really feel proud of myself is that I’ve (mostly) lived up to my commitment to go to the gym, and I’ve found that walking / running isn’t as unpleasant as I once felt it was.

I actually look forward to my 90 minute walks now, and I really feel this sense of calm and peace and detachment when I’m on the treadmill, pounding away. Hopefully, soon I too, shall join the ranks of Instagram goddesses, and oppress you all with my #FitFam selfie.

(I spoke too soon. Right after writing this, I promptly stopped going to the gym and resumed being a fatty bum bum. 😩)

Money

I’m currently job hunting, and money is tight…. I got a new job!

Six days ago to be exact, and I start on Monday.

Oddly enough, I’m not at all excited, probably because being unemployed recently showed me serious pepper, and the strain of job hunting just sucked out any optimism I had left.

That being said, I’m relieved it’s over, so here’s to a significantly richer me this year, and in future.

I just hope this currency situation will allow me to get the rest of my money out of Nigeria before all my naira evaporates into thin air

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Me thinking about the rate of Naira to Dollar

Love

Valentine’s Day last year was hugely traumatic for me, and is one of my worst memories in recent experience, so frankly I was completely turned off by any mentions of romance, love, and other Valentine plans/shenanigans. I finally cut the rot out of my heart, and even though it still hurts, I’m looking forward to a firmly fuckboy free new year.

Wishing all of you (and me) the best month possible 😘😘😘



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