Meghan, 40, and Prince Harry, 37, announced they were to “step back” as ‘senior’ members of the Royal Family almost two years ago today. Harry’s grandmother, the Queen, then confirmed last year that the Duke and Duchess of Sussex would not return as working royals. The Sussexes now live in the US, which like the UK, is still battling COVID-19 infections caused by the Omicron variant of the virus.
In 2022, many people will likely be hoping for an end to the pandemic, alongside the usual health-related ambitions a new year brings.
But Meghan previously set her own New Year’s resolution to quit an “unladylike” bad habit, according to her now-defunct lifestyle blog, ‘The Tig’.
One unearthed post from January 2016 – the year she began dating Harry – shows how the Duchess wanted to stop biting her nails.
In a short essay, Meghan listed the various ambitions she made at the advent of “every single year”.
She wrote: “Run a marathon. Stop biting my nails. Stop swearing. Re-learn French.”
However, despite setting out her aims every 12 months, Meghan admitted they were usually unsuccessful.
She said: “The marathon hasn’t happened. The swearing comes in lulls triggered by being overworked or feeling mighty cheeky after a couple drinks.
“Then there’s the French – a language I studied through high school and then lost as I immersed myself in speaking Spanish…