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Get. Back. Up.

Happy New Year! I bet you’re ready to get started on that resolution. Great! Here’s something I want you to know: You’re going to fail. Seriously, accept that now. I promise I’m not trying to be a Debbie Downer though – I have a point. 
We’re all human (well, I think some spambots read my blog, but most of my readers are human), so we all slip up at times. Americans are especially notorious for making big, bold New Year’s resolutions about health and fitness. We do a great job for the first week or so … then we’re usually right back to our old habits. 
I’m not saying you shouldn’t make resolutions, however. What I’m saying is that you need to accept that failure is going to be a part of your journey. You WILL eat something you shouldn’t, you WILL skip a workout and you WILL tell yourself that packing lunch isn’t worth the effort anymore. If you don’t make a single mistake ever again after Jan. 1, then congratulations! You must be one of the robots. 
There’s an proverb I love: Fall do…