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1 0 8 • O U T PA T I E N T S U R G E R Y M A G A Z I N E • J A N U A R Y 2 0 2 0 I t's one thing to make New Year's resolutions, quite another to keep them. With you as my witness, I resolve to keep all of most of some of these 8 resolutions — at least until we meet here again next month. I will go to the gym. We all start off the New Year with lofty fit- ness resolutions, but I mean it this time. Instead of collapsing on the recliner when I get off work, I'm going to get this pear-shaped bod back in shape. OR nursing is strenuous, but taking 10,000 steps in an 8-hour shift is not the same as a cardio work on a treadmill — even though I feel like a hamster on a wheel most days — and lifting a 350-pound patient's tree trunk of a leg while someone preps it doesn't count as bench pressing. Yes, I will use my gym membership, but only after the annoying resolutioners fade away before the calendar flips to February. I can't stand crowds. I will eat healthy. You can't out-train a bad diet. When Mom told me to clean my plate, she wasn't talking about the cake plate. Besides, no reputable surgeon is going to remove my belly and butt fat and call it a lumpectomy. 1 2 Behind Closed Doors Paula Watkins, RN My 2020 New Year's Resolutions I'll be happy if I stick with a few of these 8 intentions.

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