#resound11

What personal virtues have you discovered in 2011?  What good have you done in 2011? Where do you really shine? What have you done that makes you proud of yourself?

In 2011, I’ve found more determination. I’ve taken action to stop myself being depressed. Partly that’s been a personal determination (especially towards the last part of the year) to get out of bed at a reasonable time, to get out of the house, I’ve kept the house tidy. Partly it’s been about reaching out a bit more and letting being interested in other people inspire and motivate me. Taking notice of people that are around me and reaching out a bit more. I’ve really got to know Max, rather than her being one of the people I know. I’ve spent time being the babysitting of first resort for Ben and Lu, but have also spent time looking after Murphy and Tabitha.

Things that people could always say about me, that I was always late and untidy, can’t really be said about me anymore. My mother reckons that it’s her family virtues finally winning out, it might be old age but it’s happening. For instance this morning is my first lie in of the week and I got out of bed this morning at 8am because I had things to do and I want to be on time for lunch with the family this afternoon! Determination…

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