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Hello out there to the land of getting back to routine, back to schedules, back to the exciting, the mundane, the anything in between.  Yes folks, tomorrow is the first Monday for many of getting back to work life, school life, meal prepping, outfit planning, you know the drill.

I feel productive already.  I grocery shopped, meal prepped a few days worth of calculated and healthy goodness, did some light yoga practices, bedding's washed, the rest of laundry is done.  Did I mention I only woke at noon today?  Indeed I did.  I stayed up late, like 2:30am late, reading The Girl on the Train, which I totally recommend BTW.  I started it yesterday and like Forrest, I just felt like running reading.  323 pages later, I decided to sleep in and let my body rejuvenate a plenty.  Those are a couple goals of mine this year: read more for leisure and sleep enough.  Both make me insanely happy and help me be the best me.

I've got two books on deck.  Up first is The Art of Racing in the Rain, which will undoubtedly leave me sobbing and hugging the dogs more than the usual 15 times a day.  And the other is a YA piece called Since You Been Gone.  I should start doing reviews of these so I'll add that in to my blog goals this year.  Each should help me stay accountable for both ambitions of reading more and blogging consistently.

Are you ready for not just any Monday, but the first of the New Year Monday?

Let's meet again,
M

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