Thursday, December 30, 2010

New Years Resolution #5

No Smoking & Limiting My Drinking

So once I found out I was pregnant with S in 2008 I quit smoking.. I swore I was done.. I didn't want to be a mom who smoked. Well a few months after having her I turned into what some call a social or closet smoker. I would smoke when I would drink, when others would smoke or when I was stressed & honestly I don't want to be a smoker nor do I want it around my kids which I never had it around S but I know I smelled of smoke. So my resolutions is to NOT SMOKE no matter what!! I need to stay strong with this one! It's gross, unhealthy & so expensive. It will probably be the hardest resolution for me especially if its around me or when I am drinking & but I must do this not just for my kids but for me as well. 

I am not a big drinker anymore. I used to love to party & go out & have a good old time like most young people do but before we found out we were expecting G I really cut down on my drinking & smoking because I knew it can be one of the reasons why I wasn't getting pregnant. In that time I actually liked how I felt.. it was like I had energy again & I was happy & to not be hungover was so nice because come on who wants to care for their baby hungover.. not I & no matter what anyone says or who is helping you.. YOU ARE ALWAYS MOMMY & that job doesn't get a vacation or sick day. 

So this year I hope to be more of a TWO DRINK kind of girl & the whole lets take shots thing yeah that is for the birds as far as I am concerned. I know I will have my Vino.. I love my wine & beer from time to time but I am done with the lets go out & spend $100 on drinking or lets go clubing or just go out to drink {I have no business in a club when I am happily married with 2 kids & about to be 30} & I want to be healthier & well when alcohol is in the mix.. its just not healthy. Plus alcohol just puts me on an emotional roller coaster & I don't like that either. So I know this one will not be so hard for me because alcohol is not something I have EVER been a big fan of because I have seen it ruin lives, friendships, cause a lot of drama & split up families. So I know this one I can handle.

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