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One Goal I Want to Focus On
Monday, January 23, 2017      4 comments

The blog assignment for Week 3 in my Aspire and Inspire BSG Challenge team is to write about one goal that I really want to focus on and why? This month I have been reading The Healthy Habit Revolution book and working on a micro-habit of ... Read more
What I Look Forward to This Year
Tuesday, January 17, 2017      12 comments

Our blog assignment for Week 2 of the Aspire and Inspire BSG Challenge is to write about what we look forward to in 2017. 1. Continued personal growth in all areas of my life - physically, mentally, emotionally and spiritually. 2. G... Read more
2016 Reflection and 2017 Goals
Monday, January 09, 2017      8 comments

My bonus blog assignment for week 1 of the BSG challenge for January is to blog about my progress in 2016 and my goals for 2017 and how I plan to achieve them. I do not spend a lot of time reflecting on the past anymore. Instead I work on ... Read more
A&I BSG Challenge Week 1 - December Review and January Goals
Monday, January 09, 2017      4 comments

My blog assignment for week 1 of the BSG challenge for January is to blog about my progress the past month and my goals for this month. I am a bit late in doing this, but better late than never! The only real goal I had for the month of Dec... Read more
A&I Week 4 Bonus Blog: This Year's Greatest Struggle
Saturday, December 31, 2016      5 comments

Our Aspire and Inspire BSG challenge team had a bonus blog assignment for this week: write about how we have been doing this month working on this year's greatest struggle - how did it go? Did you learn anything helpful about you or your struggl... Read more
A&I Week 4: What Christmas Means to Me and How I Spent the Holiday
Saturday, December 31, 2016      4 comments

Our Aspire and Inspire BSG challenge blog assignment for this last week in December is: What does the Christmas season mean to you? How did you spend your Christmas holiday? To me Christmas means faith, peace and good will, and time with f... Read more
Christmas Likes and Dislikes
Friday, December 16, 2016      18 comments

My blog assignment for the Aspire and Inspire BSG Challenge for Week 2 is: List 5 things you like and 5 things you don't like about Christmas. There are so many things to like about Christmas! I came up with more than five! In no particula... Read more
November Review and December Focus
Friday, December 09, 2016      11 comments

November was another stressful month for me, preparing to move my parents to a memory care facility and then traveling up to PA to move them during the last week of the month.Here is a recent picture of them in their new home.They look pretty ha... Read more
Thanksgiving Plans
Wednesday, November 23, 2016      10 comments

My A&I BSG challenge team has an assignment to blog about Thanksgiving plans this week. How will you celebrate Thanksgiving? With large family or friends gathering? What's on the menu? This will be my third Thanksgiving without my parents,... Read more
Wednesday, November 16, 2016      12 comments

This week's blog assignment for my Aspire & Inspire BSG team is to write about 5 things we are grateful for. I have done this assignment a couple... Read more
October Review and November Focus
Thursday, November 10, 2016      12 comments

October wasn't the greatest month for me. I was inconsistent with my eating and exercise and didn't really follow up with the goals I set for myself at the beginning of the month. I gained a couple pounds as a result. I have been pretty preocc... Read more
Halloween Humor and Fun
Sunday, October 30, 2016      9 comments

For a bonus blog this week in my A&I BSG challenge, we were asked to write about something fun. Well, since Halloween is tomorrow, I thought I'd bring out a little Halloween humor and maybe get some smiles! I have never liked the scary p... Read more
Importance of Stretching
Sunday, October 16, 2016      7 comments

This week's blog assignment for Aspire and Inspire's BSG challenge is to write about how you incorporate stretching and other types of relaxation into your daily routine. Relaxation meaning purposeful activities stress reducing activities such ... Read more
Reviewing and Revising My Goals
Saturday, October 08, 2016      10 comments

A week has already gone by in October and since I missed making my new monthly goals at the very beginning of the month, I will start on them tomorrow. First of all, September did not go as well as I expected. My goals and results were: ... Read more
End of September Reflections
Thursday, September 29, 2016      8 comments

On the eve before my birthday I am feeling a bit reflective. It amazes me how fast the days, weeks and months just fly on by since I have retired. It has been three years since I have taught elementary school, but in some ways it seems just lik... Read more

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