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Practice makes near perfect at bedtime

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The holidays have faded away and the weather outside is frightful. Are you...
eating more?
feeling lazy?
making TV your new hobby?
Following through on resolutions?
counting the days till spring break?
waxing and filing your skis?
playing a lot of Wii?
a mix of some or all of these?
doing just fine?

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by Brenda Bell
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