I'm going to use this 'annual check-in' advice - thank you so much!

I curse. Or, as we call it on this side of the pond, I swear. I SWEAR. I hate that I do. I didn't used to, but hey, the company I keep..... 😉

The flash glucose monitor I use to keep track of my type 1 diabetes is the poor creature at the receiving end of my hideously awful language most of the time: but, by association, it's ME that is. I have my parameters set ridiculously tight - if I'm below 5.0 (European units - they're different over there, sorry) I get shouted at. If I'm above 6.9, I get shouted at. Man, I SHOUT BACK. And hey, I CAN change those parameters. They're user-defined. But at the expense of my toes, my feet, my kidneys, my eyesight? So I keep them where they are. And I swear at the machine. A LOT.

And we get on. Because we have to. 🤣

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This made me laugh out loud! A few words here and there isn't bad.

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Feb 7, 2023Liked by Chris Anselmo

I don't make New Year's resolutions. I make commitments when I'm ready and it's important to me. I can't go by a random date.

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Feb 3, 2023Liked by Chris Anselmo

I really like this process! I can never stick to a resolution, and I try to reset in early February but I don’t constructively look at how I can help myself and be better overall. Thank you for this advice and I really enjoyed the read!

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I try to set intentions or goals but only ones that are realistic and attainable. I really like this idea of a check in instead though. Feels like much less pressure. Love a good Excel spreadsheet too!

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